10 January 2002

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Bulmers has transferred David Hodge from his role as marketing manager for Red Stripe to marketing manager for Strongbow. He replaces Emma Connolly, who will develop the brand in the US. Hodge’s role at Red Stripe will be shared among the existing marketing team.

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The Muscular Dystrophy Campaign has enlisted the help of singer Charlotte Church to launch a series of children’s books, called The Tales of Montague Dragon.

DoH looks for Breastfeeding Week agency

The Department of Health is looking for an agency to promote National Breastfeeding Awareness Week in May. The DoH is understood to be talking to agencies about the business. Last year’s campaign, which ran mainly in national tabloids, was created by Lion, which has since gone into receivership. The DoH confirmed it was looking for […]

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John Ayling & Associates has been appointed to the £500,000 account for Twinings teas.

Whiteleys turns to Hooper Galton

Hooper Galton has picked up the £1m account for Whiteleys, the West London shopping centre. The account was put up for review last year in an effort to revive the shopping centre and lure shoppers away from the West End (MW November 8). Incumbent agency Burkitt DDB did not repitch for the business. The advertising […]

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HHCL & Partners has been confirmed as the European agency for Birds Eye Wall’s fish fingers after winning the UK business in September last year from Lowe Lintas.

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Bryant Homes is part of the Taylor Woodrow Group, not a rival to it, as reported in Marketing Week December 20 issue. Media for Bryant Homes is handled by TCS North not Walker Media. We are happy to clarify this.

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Image Partnership, the direct marketing and translation agency, has changed its name to Languageflow.

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Vizzavi, the troubled mobile Internet portal jointly owned by Vodafone and Vivendi Universal, has promoted chief marketer Guy Laurence to chief executive, replacing Evan Newmark. The move is part of a restructuring that will see 100 jobs cut across Europe.

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Jazz FM has signed Trafficlink as its traffic and travel information provider in a two-year deal.

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Bon Marché, the womenswear retailer, is planning to open another 30 stores in the UK over the next year, to add to its portfolio of 240 UK outlets.

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