Archive: May 1996

MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS

May 27th, 1996 by

Boston Firms Combine Advertising agency KelleyHabibJohn, Boston, purchased Boston marketing communications agency Duval Woglom Brueckner & Partners. The combined firm takes the name KHJ Integrated Marketing Inc. David Domomeshek will head the 11-person PR department… Continued

GOLF PRO, GALA RECEPTION TEE OFF NEW COUNTRY CLUB

May 27th, 1996 by

When organizing a facility’s grand opening event, very often planners must work around scheduling and construction constraints that may force the event to be postponed. In other cases, the show goes on anyway — but… Continued

ARE CLIENTS LOOKING HARD ENOUGH FOR FIRMS?

May 27th, 1996 by

While PR programs have grown more complex and expensive, all too often agency searches are based on referrals alone or clients’ personal experience with certain individuals or firms. In the advertising industry, use of professional… Continued

MISSISSIPPI ATTORNEY GENERAL SEEKS DEPOSITION FROM NEW YORK PR

May 27th, 1996 by

The Attorney General of the State of Mississippi filed a motion May 20 to compel sworn testimony by John Scanlon, a New York PR consultant retained by tobacco company Brown & Williamson (B&W) to distribute… Continued

ONLINE COMMERCE OPPORTUNITIES ARE THRIVING

May 27th, 1996 by

Can you conduct successful sales transactions on the Internet? Internet users seem to think so. ActivMedia, an online research firm found that 30 percent of its commercial respondents reported financially successful Internet sites, with sales… Continued

UNREGISTERED NAMES GETTING SCARCE

May 27th, 1996 by

Finding unclaimed or unregistered names for companies, products and services is getting harder, say marketing and communications executives at U.S. corporations. More than two-thirds of 400 executives responding to a poll by marketing agency Rivkin… Continued

ALMOST 600 PAPERS ONLINE

May 27th, 1996 by

Nearly 600 daily and weekly newspapers in the United States have an online edition, according to research conducted by Editor & Publisher (E&P). E&P tallied 368 U.S. daily and 214 weekly newspapers operating online sites,… Continued

PRSA TAPS WISER FOR VACANCY

May 27th, 1996 by

The board of directors of the Public Relations Society of America named Nancy Wiser to fill the unexpired term of director-at-large Donald Durocher, who died in March. Wiser is vice president for public relations services… Continued

RESTRUCTURING GUIDE OFFERED

May 27th, 1996 by

The Financial Communications section of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) issued a new report, “Communicating Corporate Restructurings.” The $25 report is based on a roundtable conducted last year with executives from ARCO Chemical… Continued

GLOBAL AD GROUP TAPS LEADER

May 27th, 1996 by

The World Federation of Advertisers (WFA) named Malcolm Earnshaw as president. Earnshaw is with Mars Inc., London, England. WFA is based in Brussels, Belgium. (WFA, 011-32-2-502-5740; Mars, 011-44-1- 664-410-000)