PUBLICIS GROUPE ACQUIRES ESPALHE – PR AND DIGITAL MARKETING AGENCY IN BRAZIL Recognized for its creative reputation and its social media

August 29, 2013

Publicis Groupe [Euronext Paris FR0000130577, CAC 40] announced today the acquisition of a majority stake in Espalhe, one of Brazil’s leading digital and social media marketing agencies. Founded in 2003, Espalhe, which means ‘spread’ in Portuguese, employs more than 90 staf…

Account Moves

August 28, 2013

Coca-Cola has awarded The Corner the advertising account for its fruit juice drink brand, Oasis. Read more: AIS London has won the holiday provider Club Med's integrated UK CRM account following a pitch process, ending the company's relationship with Cogent Elliott.…


August 28, 2013

Virgin Trains has called a review of its advertising, digital and CRM account, currently held by Elvis and Dare. Read more: Chobani narrows agency search list. Read more:


August 28, 2013

Droga5 has hired TBWA's head of strategy Toto Ellis to lead the strategy department in its own burgeoning London office. Read more: Maxus China names new Head of Maxus International. Read more: Water Cooler Group, a brand media communicatio…

Premier Action Sports Resort Nitro City Names Modus Operandi Digital Agency of Record

August 27, 2013

Modus Operandi, known for brand-enhancing digital and social media endeavors for hospitality heavyweights like Hard Rock Hotel, sbe and Beverly Hilton, has embarked upon a retained relationship with action sports resort Nitro City Panama. In 2011, Travis Patranas and William Hayes Wheelless …