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Last Updated: Tue., Sep. 19, 2017 @ 11:44 am

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Finn Partners Acquires ABI

Mon, Sep. 18, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

Alan Isacson & Peter FinnFinn Partners has acquired New York-based global B2B firm ABI Marketing Public Relations.

Accounts in Transit

Mon, Sep. 18, 2017

By Steve Barnes

Devine + PartnersDevine + Partners adds foursome... Off Madison expands Arizona tourism work, lands Scottsdale Public Art and GlobalTranz... O'Hara Project teams with Second Melody for Solo Technology work.

Accounts in Transit

Thu, Sep. 14, 2017

By Steve Barnes

French | West | VaughanFrench | West | Vaughan keeps fit with Nutrabolt... NJF fattens travel/destination roster... S3 Agency sleeps tight... CRC chills with Chesapeake Bay Candle.

Zipko Merges with Connolly Kuhl

Fri, Sep. 8, 2017

By Steve Barnes

Velocity execsZipko Strategy and Connolly Kuhl Group, St. Paul, MN-based shops, are merging under the name Velocity Public Affairs.

Rapp Secures Remaining Himle Rapp Shares

Thu, Sep. 7, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

Todd RappTodd Rapp, president of Himle Rapp & Company, Inc., has bought CEO John Himle’s ownership stake in the Minneapolis-based agency.

Accounts in Transit

Thu, Sep. 7, 2017

By Steve Barnes

KCSAKCSA Strategic Communications scores Champions Basketball League....Crenshaw Communications toasts Weekly Tasting....Issa PR finds Finnish Chamber of Commerce.

China’s BlueFocus Joins with Cogint Analytics Shop

Thu, Sep. 7, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

Holly ZhengChina’s BlueFocus International and Cogint Inc. data analytics shop combined selected assets to form a global marketing services group, which they say will begin life with more than $400M annual revenues.

Racepoint Opens Raleigh Outpost

Tue, Sep. 5, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

Racepoint GlobalRacepoint Global has expanded its east coast presence with the addition of a new office in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Bell Pottinger CEO Henderson Quits

Sun, Sep. 3, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

James HendersonJames Henderson, CEO of Bell Pottinger, has quit ahead of expected sanctions imposed by Britain's ethics watchdog for its controversial work in South Africa.

Accounts in Transit

Thu, Aug. 31, 2017

By Steve Barnes

The Good ExchangeFinn Partners picks up Good Exchange, UK cloud platform for charitable giving...French | West | Vaughan chows down Atlantic Natural Foods...CRC Inc. roars.

Marx Layne to Open Grand Rapids Office

Tue, Aug. 29, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

Marx LayneMarx Layne & Company has widened its presence in the Wolverine State with the forthcoming addition of a Grand Rapids location.

People on the Move

Mon, Aug. 28, 2017

By Steve Barnes

Chiara RussoLaVoieHealthScience recruits IR talent Russo....Lambert Edwards & Assocs. taps auto/business journalist Snavely....Osborn Barr adds pari to bolster ag marketing, animal health savvy.

Toilet Paper Suit Deals Blow to PR’s Image

Mon, Aug. 28, 2017

By Steve Barnes

Tracey BoudineA high-profile lawsuit concerning bathroom breaks and the rationing of toilet paper does little to improve the reputation of the PR business, according to observers of the communications arena.

Weber Shandwick’s Isaf Pro to Fleishman

Mon, Aug. 28, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

John Isaf John Isaf, who had been running Weber Shandwick’s corporate practice in Boston, has moved to head Omnicom’s FleishmanHillard outpost in that city.

Accounts in Transit

Fri, Aug. 25, 2017

By Steve Barnes

Ambassador Hotel ChicagoThe Brandman Agency adds Ambassador Chicago, hotel on Windy City's 'Gold Coast.' … Murphy O'Brien adds three resort clients in Hawaii, Puerto Rico and Costa Rica… LaVoieHealthScience welcomes Xontogeny and Iota BioSciences to roster.

People on the Move

Thu, Aug. 24, 2017

By Steve Barnes

Kirsten PlonnerFiComm Partners hires Plonner as communications chief and Giombetti as marketing manager… SalientMG recruits Kaye for content and Rae for executive visibility… Scott Circle adds Murphy from GMMB and Donavanik from Finn Partners.

Anderson Exits MWWPR

Tue, Aug. 22, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

Delaware River Port AuthorityKyle Anderson, who joined MWWPR as chief of staff last December, has returned to the Delaware River Port Authority.

Women of Color Discuss Barriers to Advancement

Fri, Aug. 18, 2017

By Steve Barnes

Lisa Osborne RossThe barriers blocking women of color from top positions in PR were the subject of a spirited panel discussion at the 2017 ColorComm Conference in Miami.

'Beautiful' Confederate Statues?

Thu, Aug. 17, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

The EconomistPresident Trump bemoans loss of "beautiful" Confederate statues and monuments. There is little beauty in what those statues and monuments represent. (5 reader comments)