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Top Nike brand-builder joins Newcastle's Violet Bick

Posted on the 15 August 2011

Heavyweight financial branding consultant Roger Blight has joined the ranks of North East brand consultancy, Violet Bick. In a massive coup for this Newcastle-based business Roger, previously the Financial Director of Nike UK Ltd and also Nike (Europe) helping to lead their 2.5 b...

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Top Agency Cravens Gets More Creative

Posted on the 15 August 2011

Cravens is expanding its talented team with a new recruit to its creative department - award winning copywriter, Marcus Culloty. The 28 year old, who originally hails from Cork in Ireland, joins Cravens after relocating from Edinburgh where he worked for both The Leith Agency and...

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Orange Bus Digital to Run Affiliate Scheme for Beeny's Dating Site

Posted on the 12 August 2011

Digital agency Orange Bus will manage the affiliate scheme for Sarah Beeny's online dating site www.mysinglefriend.com just weeks after launching its new digital marketing division.The firm - originally named after co-director Julian Leighton's VW camper van - launched Orange Bus...

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PR firm walks away with retail win

Posted on the 11 August 2011

Cramlington shopping centre Manor Walks has appointed Newcastle PR firm OPR to manage all its communications as it enters an exciting new phase of development.Plans have been unveiled for a multi-million revamp of the retail and leisure complex in Cramlington town centre, includi...

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Gold Award For luxury accommodation firm

Posted on the 11 August 2011

A North East luxury services company has been awarded a four star gold award from a prestige tourism board for its serviced apartments. Stockton-based Elite Services UK, which specialises in providing luxury serviced apartments and chauffeuring services, has been accredited the...

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Encore Release Final Accounts

Posted on the 10 August 2011

Encore Envelopes have released details of their final accounts for the year ended 30th November 2010:  As per the Directors Report, we are pleased to report a profit before tax of £1.99 million - an increase of 5.5% when compared with the previous year (£1.8...

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Big jump in revenues at Explain

Posted on the 8 August 2011

Explain, the Newcastle based customer insight and engagement specialist, has seen a huge jump in revenues in the first quarter of the new financial year that started in April. Sales grew by 44% on the back of strong demand for financial services research from Yorkshire and Skipto...

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Further funding as Tom Maxfield joins SEO start-up

Posted on the 8 August 2011

A Sunderland start-up has secured an additional £72,000 investment from Northstar Ventures, and appointed entrepreneur Tom Maxfield as a non-executive director to help with its growth plans.The cash represents a significant investment from the Finance for Business North Eas...

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North East PR company branches out with new contract

Posted on the 5 August 2011

Christmas has come early for a North East PR consultancy which has been handpicked to promote the sale of real trees this year.The British Christmas Tree Growers Association (BCTGA) is looking to promote the importance of buying a real Christmas tree to support its members and ha...

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Nine Heralds A New Era

Posted on the 4 August 2011

Two software business experts have joined forces to launch a unique world-class coding agency set to change the face of the industry. Successful software entrepreneur David Frame and high profile digital strategist Andy Walton have launched a joint venture called Nine, which inte...

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