March 2018 in the Smoking Gun study

sgprcollage Talk about headline-grabbing times. This month has been all about battling arctic conditions, investigating spy stories plucked straight from the pages of Le Carre, and— for Smoking Gun at least— exceptional results on behalf of our beloved clients. Silentnight’s recent stunt at Manchester’s intu Trafford Centre is just one case in point. Our team helped the brand stage the first...

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PR experts: ABC results show mags in decline, but royals doing just fine

PROD-Senior-members-of-the-royal-family-stand-on-the-balcony-of-Buckingham-Palace-in-central-London The latest magazine figures are out from the UK’s Audit Bureau of Circulation, and few PR experts in the country will be particularly surprised at the overall results. Put simply, glossy pages in actual print are continuing to decline, although the extent of the fall in some specific areas is rather jarring. Just last week we asked what the real value of celebrity...

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