01 June 2011

Online takeaway service Just-Eat appoints representation

Online takeaway service Just-Eat has appointed Mercieca to develop a communications platform to help the company recruit UK-based takeaway restaurants and build increased loyalty with its existing customers. Contact.

DIARY dates

Added, amended or confirmed:
  • MARK GIUSTI 'La Dolce Vita' SS12 collection launch
  • Launch of the Mir Fabergé iPad Art Journal & Exhibition
  • Katherine Elizabeth Millinery Showcase and Consultation
  • Liberate Cosmetic Surgery press briefing
  • Free Range graduate fashion shows
  • Orit Summer Press Day
  • LUSH Cosmetics Launch (venue & times confirmed)
  • Sk:n new product range launch
  • Comvita Beauty Range Launch
  • Bio-Oil Buggython
  • Dirty Pretty Things Summer Party & Pop-Up Shop
  • Lazy Oaf x Fred Butler Jewellery Collection Launch
  • St Martins Lane & Sanderson Summer Party
  • Ministry of Waxing Selfridges Pop-Up
See DIARYdates.

Jewellery brand announces closure

Ethical jewellery brand Leblas has announced its closure. A press release regarding this news will be sent out in the next few weeks. Contact.

New number for 10 PR

10 pr has a new office landline number. Contact.

New number for Lucy Dartford PR

Lucy Dartford PR has a new office landline number. Contact.

Freelance journalist seeks 'something pink' for Race For Life challenge

Freelance journalist Jan Collier has taken up the Race For Life challenge for the first time. Jan has put together a team of nine ladies, including five Mums and two Grans, to raise money for their charity on 26 June. The team, Jan's Mill Road Runners, are seeking 'something pink' to wear (promote) for the event. If you can help then please e-mail Jan. Contact.

Coty announces PR team changes

Coty has announced the promotion of Samantha Johnson to Junior Press Officer. Sam (Samantha) will report into Linsey Reay, Senior Press Officer, on Coty Prestige's European brands and, using her previous skincare knowledge, will support Linsey who takes on the additional responsibility of the new philosophy line. Sam will also support Grace Fung on the US Prestige brands. Contact.
Aditionally, Amy Wanstall has joined Coty as Press Office Assistant. Amy will work across the department as a whole, reporting into Amy Betsworth, Deputy Communications Manager. Contact.

New PR manager at MJM International

Sarah Johnson has been appointed as the new PR manager at MJM International. Contact.

Acting fashion editors at Beautiful Magazine

Zoe Pennick and Rebecca Takacs have been appointed as acting fashion editors at Beautiful Magazine. Contact.

New contact details for Jocks&Nerds magazine

Jocks&Nerds magazine has a new address and website name. Contact

Martin Robinson joins Shortlist as editor

Martin Robinson, previously deputy editor at NME, has joined ShortList as editor. Gershon Portnoi, previously acting editor, resumes his role as deputy editor. Contact.

Grazia's picture director returns from maternity leave

Deborah Castle, picture director at Grazia magazine, has returned from maternity leave. Kellee Hubbert, who was Grazia’s contributing picture editor in Deborah’s absence, is now deputy news picture editor. Contact.

Grifco wins YTL Hotels

Grifco has been appointed to handle the UK PR for YTL Hotels. Contact.


Clinet win for Essence Communications

Online shoe retailer, Sarenza has appointed Essence Communications to handle all UK PR enquiries with immediate effect. Essence Communications will continue to raise awareness of the brand within the UK through TV, print, online and celebrity contacts as well as raising awareness to the UK consumer. Contact.

New Digital Director appointed at Condé Nast Digital

Following the retirement of Emanuela Pignataro, Condé Nast has been restructuring Condé Nast Digital. Jamie Jouning, currently Publisher and Acting Country Manager during Emanuela’s maternity leave, is named Digital Director. He will be the point of contact across all aspects of Digital. In due course, Jamie will announce additions and redeployments within the department to further strengthen the team. Contact.

Swiss luxury fine jeweller Shawish signs to Forward PR

Swiss luxury fine jeweller Shawish signs to Forward PR to handle its UK and international press. Contact.

E-zine appoints fashion stylist & writer

Camille Adomakoh fashion stylist and writer has a new weekly column on fashion magazine Notion's website www.planetnotion.com. The column is titled 'Fave Fives of the Week' and will cover Camille’s favourite things that she comes across and will feature news on fashion, beauty, art, music and people. Please send all relevant press releases, news and invites to Camille. Contact.

CSB Management launches style division

London agency CSB Management has taken on childrenswear photographer Dan Pangbourne and launched a style division representing a select mix of creatives, including Marie Claire fashion editor, Jayne Pickering and make-up artist Kim Jacob. Kim also consults on brand development and has created her own mother and baby range 'Angelique'. Contact.

Dru Plumb joins Yellowdoor as Account Executive

Dru Plumb has joined Yellowdoor as Account Executive working on accounts Acne, Swarovski and Havaianas. Contact.

Morag Bruce commences role as acting news & travel editor today

Bethan Ryder, news & travel editor at Livingetc, is now on maternity leave. In her absence Morag Bruce has been appointed acting news & travel editor. Contact.