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Chocolate wars Create Rage on two Continents

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If there is anything that might get otherwise congenial people fighting, it’s probably taking their chocolate. But that’s what is happening in some markets, and it has chocoholics all but rioting in the streets. Ronn Torossian explains the conflict, and explores the PR consequences of fighting the chocolate wars. Currently, US chocolate heavyweight Hershey is […]

Mayor, NYPD and a PR Firm

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In the world of big-league Public Relations, power is often about influence and reach. In fascinating news today, apparently a public relations firm – 5wpr – was at the center of helping to settle the disputes between Mayor Bill de Blasio and the Police Unions of the NYPD. According to The New York Daily News, […]

Public Relations For Terrorists & PR Report On Working in PR For Dictators

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A leading Brussels based think-tank, Corporate Europe Observatory just released a fascinating new report, entitled “Spin doctors to the autocrats: how European PR firms whitewash repressive regimes.” The full report dictates how European Public Relations companies work to protect and white-wash the work of nations throughout the world. Some of the more telling quotes: “Mother […]

Fox News Needs to Rethink PR Strategy After Dish Debacle

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The dispute between Dish Network and Fox News is over. Fox won the contract negotiations, but they did not make it out unscathed in the court of public opinion. Sure, their fanatical fan base likely forced the resolution. The heavy handed tactics used by Murdoch’s crew, however well they energized the base, have drawn familiar […]

Stormtrooper takes a Snakebite for Charity

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Recently, a man went out on a hike to raise money for charity. He was wearing a full Imperial Sandtrooper uniform. The “trooper” encountered a deadly reptile, but it turned out the Force was with him. Let’s start by saying we are IN NO WAY suggesting that anyone should ever – intentionally or otherwise – […]

Young Jewish Professionals On Communications

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Wed Jan 28th, the Young Jewish Professionals (YJP) will hosting a Media & Communications Summit.   Previous  attendees of YJP events include Jeff Ramson and Jonah Engler. Our distinguished panelists are: Tony Weisman (CEO, Digitas North America) Amy Binder (CEO RF Binder) Alan Cohen (Co-founder of Giant Spoon, former CEO at OMD USA) Frank Ginsberg (Founding […]

William Rast Selects Cobblers Kitchen as Footwear Licensing Partner

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Cobblers Kitchen, a New York City based footwear licensing company announced a footwear licensing partnership has been signed with Sequential Brands Group. William Rast, the fashion brand co-founded by Justin Timberlake and Trace Ayala, recently launched its Fall 2014 collection domestically with full concept shops featuring men’s and women’s sportswear, outerwear, and denim at all […]

This Week’s Public Relations News Highlights from Everything PR

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Here is this weeks PR News highlights from the team at Everything-PR: Cohn & Wolfe, PR agency headed by Donna Imperato and held by WPP: Grey New York, will be AOR for Pandora Jewelry, a company dedicated to designing and producing luxurious jewelry at affordable prices. Third Street Media, led by Bill Harrison and Jacqueline […]

Puma Alleged To Have Cheated And Deceived Parigi Group

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- Conspiring With United Legware, Puma Acted Wrongfully – Parigi is one of America’s leading licensees in the childrens business. This lawsuit, filed in the United States District Court – Southern District of New York alleges that Puma: • Systematically misappropriated Parigi’s trade secret and proprietary business information to further their own nefarious agenda of […]