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All about Mike Ashley, Britain’s advertising watchdog, Capita and Virgin Galactic’s tourist rocket

All about Mike Ashley, Britain’s advertising watchdog, Capita and Virgin Galactic’s tourist rocket

by on December 14, 2018

Found this new resource - news curated by LinkedIn’s editors. It gives the UK marketer a more than useful update on what matters on any specific day. This one is for Friday 14th December 2018.

It features the controversial Mike Ashley, Britain's advertising watchdog, Capita and Virgin Galactic’s tourist rocket [and sorry -  Brexit].

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Agent Provocateur is likely to be sold to Sports Direct today

Agent Provocateur is likely to be sold to Sports Direct today

by on March 2, 2017

Agent Provocateur is likely to be sold to Sports Direct today.

The Telegraph has reported that Sports Direct, headed up by controversial retail tycoon Mike Ashley, fought off private equity firm Lion Capital to secure the lingerie chain, and that the business will be put into administration before being snapped-up by Ashley. [more…]

The Clareville Newsletter January 2017 … Company clangers – Southern Rail, Google, BHS, Samsung, Mike Ashley and Yahoo

The Clareville Newsletter January 2017 … Company clangers – Southern Rail, Google, BHS, Samsung, Mike Ashley and Yahoo

by on January 17, 2017

John Starr, managing director of Clareville PR consultants comments:

“While good independent advice couldn’t have prevented all these disasters, for instance the cyber attacks on Yahoo, it could have helped to avoid several of them.

“Before any new initiative, and particularly before responding to a potential crisis, it is vital to have an objective viewpoint on the proposed activity or comment. [more…]

PR … Company clangers from 2016 including Southern Rail, Google, BHS, Samsung, Mike Ashley and Yahoo

PR … Company clangers from 2016 including Southern Rail, Google, BHS, Samsung, Mike Ashley and Yahoo

by on January 1, 2017

John Starr, managing director of Clareville PR consultants comments:

“While good independent advice couldn’t have prevented all these disasters, for instance the cyber attacks on Yahoo, it could have helped to avoid several of them.

“Before any new initiative, and particularly before responding to a potential crisis, it is vital to have an objective viewpoint on the proposed activity or comment.

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