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Manchester retail marketing agency The Market Creative has launched a new division for furniture specialist Sharps. The new division will be the first time the bedroom specialist has entered the living room market.

Salford PR agency Down at the Social has won a brief from North West-based Harrison Holidays. The agency will run a press office for the mobile homes and family camping company, which owns and operates holiday parks in Southport, Preston and Cumbria.

Ellesmere Port-based Event Marketing Solutions (EMS) is managing a 10 week European tour with Tech Data Europe and Microsoft to showcase the latest ‘Windows 8’ technology to resellers. Over 50 events are being staged across 15 European cities.

Kevin Feddy, the former business editor of the Manchester Evening News, who left the title last month, has established a new PR company, Kevin Feddy Media.

Fantastic Media has created a dedicated mobile division to provide specialist marketing services.
Based out of its Leeds office, Fantastic Mobile will offer m-commerce and mobile app development as well as mobile internet services and location search.

For all those thinking that Mark Zuckerberg missed a trick by not creating a more animal-friendly social networking site, their prayers have at last been answered, with MySocialPetwork.

The pet-only website has enlisted the help of Manchester’s Smoking Gun as it promotes the proposition to adoring owners, who want to create social media profiles for their animals.

Argos for Business has appointed JAMpr following a nationwide tender process featuring 15 agencies.

An off-shoot of the Home Retail Group, Argos for Business produces its merchandise, incentive and motivation solutions, which as its new external PR agency, JAMpr will be promoting across the public and private sector.

CD, DVD and video game recycling firm, Zumu, has enlisted Zeus PR to help with its UK launch.
It’s been set up by Cheshire businessman, Neil Ouzman, who’s employing 30 people out of a 55,000sq ft processing facility in Leyland, Lancashire and head office in Congleton.

SK Events has brought in Black & Ginger to work on a new brand identity for the Liverpool Food and Drink Festival.
The annual event takes place this September and attracts around 40,000 visitors every year.

Lancashire-based sportswear manufacturer, Kukri, has been named the official kit supplier to Commonwealth Games England.
The deal, which was signed at St George’s Park in Burton will also see the firm produce an exclusive range of replica kit for England fans.


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