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Food to go – catch it if you can

I recently attended the MCA Insight Food to Go Conference to hear from some inspirational speakers about the latest trends, issues and opps facing the sector. MCA provides the eating and drinking-out market with news, intelligence and analysis with insightful reports and events throughout the year. Working with clients such as Premier Foods, Kerry Foods

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Vicki Baker, Account Director  •  19th Feb 18

The day pizza took over the internet

On Friday 9th of February the media was full of deals, recipes and suggestions for the best pizza in town – in celebration of National Pizza Day! Pizza left Italian shores after WW2 when allied troops stationed in the country tasted the local delicacy and then took the recipes and ideas home with them. Since

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Charlie Fuller, Senior Account Manger  •  12th Feb 18

Being around your dog (especially at work) makes pawfect sense

(credit: @hia.alberts / @dyrekassen) In today’s news airlines crackdown on emotional support animals after an increase in on-board incidents. The news came off the back of  United Airlines setting more stringent rules following a bizarre incident when an artist tried to take her “emotional support peacock” on board a United flight. The peacock was apparently

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CREATIVE SHOOTOUT 2018

Last Thursday, nine of the industry’s finest agencies came head to head for the Creative Shootout, an event that’s been described as The Great British Bake Off meets Dragon’s Den for the Creative Industry. Participating agencies had been whittled down from 30 who entered, ranging from full service PR and social media agencies, brand experience

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Amaya Alvarez, Associate Director  •  30th Jan 18

Winning digital trends for 2018

We recently saw the announcement of the top five digital marketing trends for 2018 according to The Drum. We’ve been banging a drum at Cirkle for a lot of these for years. So how can we use these trends within our client campaign planning and who is already ahead of the trend and winning on

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Sam Eden, Account Director  •  22nd Jan 18

Winning in Convenience – Cirkle’s introduction to the Asian Trader Conference

Members of the Cirkle trade team were delighted to be exclusively invited to the inaugural Asian Trader Conference on Tuesday 21st November at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge, prior to the legendary Asian Trader Awards. Before the merriment of the awards and Cirkle’s own success in the Marketing and Communications category, we enjoyed an action-packed

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Mary Lewis, Senior Account Executive  •  23rd Nov 17

Morning Routines of Successful Women

I headed to Stylist Live last week to see all the latest innovations from hairdryers to chocolate spreads but one thing which really caught my eye was the talk on morning routines of successful women. From affirmations to yoga, emails before eggs and 7am blow-dries, I discovered the morning secrets of some of the UK’s

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Kathryn Foster, Account Executive  •  21st Nov 17

WHY CIRKLE’S NEW LONDON HOME AT ‘WEWORK’ WORKS

Last week Cirkle opened the doors to its London, Paddington office at WeWork.  For those unfamiliar with WeWork (www.wework.com), the trendy office space provider valued at £14bn is redefining office culture by humanising how and where people work.  This means the environment is more akin to an Urban Outfitters store but with the added bonus

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Amaya Alvarez, Associate Director  •  19th Oct 17

Voice activated devices are powering brands digital strategies

Voice-enabled virtual assistants are shaping an increasingly large part of consumers’ everyday lives. The biggest and most well-known is Amazon’s Alexa which through its “skills” connects consumers’ to thousands of useful apps. They can order a takeaway, cook along with Jamie Oliver hands-free or even check their bank balance simply by speaking to the voice-operated

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Claire Twohill, Head of Digital  •  18th Oct 17