Advertising, Marketing & Communications

Seven Group considers Coates sale

Seven Group Holdings managing director Peter Gammell has painted a mixed picture for the diversified media and industrial services group, forecasting a rise in first-half underlying profit for 2012-13

Voelte comments spark Seven West share spike

Seven West Media shares jumped 21 per cent  today following strong words from managing director Don Voelte about his commitment to slash costs in order to maintain last year's $226.9 million net profi

Mix 94.5 still on top of Perth radio

Mix 94.5 has hung on to its spot on top of the Perth radio rankings, despite a slight fall in listener numbers.

iiNet teams up with Marketforce

Internet service provider iiNet has signed up Marketforce as its new marketing and communications partner, replacing long-time partner Meerkats.

Quickflix signs Samsung for streaming services

Quickflix has signed a deal with international electronics giant Samsung to make its pay-per-view video streaming service available on Samsung televisions and blu-ray players.

Quickflix builds range with Disney, Warner Bros deals

Online streaming entertainment provider Quickflix has secured new pay-per-view content deals with Walt Disney, Warner Brothers Entertainment and a host of independent studios, including cult film spec

Quickflix climbs on partnership talks

Quickflix shares have jumped after it announced it had kicked off formal negotiations with potential strategic investors interested in helping the Perth-based entertainment company expand its presence

Seven knocked by weak ad market

Seven West Media has reported a large rise in its reported profit but pro forma accounts that adjust for last year’s merger of West Australian Newspapers and Seven Media Group show a downturn in the g

Wildcats unveil new major sponsor

The Perth Wildcats have a new major sponsor, with state government agency Healthway signing a three-year partnership worth $1.5 million.

Mix 94.5, 92.9 jump past 96FM in latest ratings

Southern Cross Austereo has clawed its way back to the top of Perth’s radio ratings, with Mix 94.5 returning to the top perch and 92.9 coming in at number two.

Melville Holden recommits to Wildcats

Melville Holden has been reappointed as the official motor vehicle partner of the Perth Wildcats until the end of the 2014-15 national basketball league season.

RAC dumps Brand for JWT

One of Western Australia’s biggest advertisers has dumped its long-time advertising agency, The Brand Agency, and awarded its creative account to JWT, a firm that is setting up a new office in Perth t

Guns for Hire adds Baci to growing stable

Perth-based agency Guns for Hire has been appointed to handle the Australian and New Zealand publicity and marketing account for Italian chocolatiers Baci Perugina.

Willie Creek Pearls to sponsor Wildcats

The Perth Wildcats have announced a sponsorship deal with award-winning jeweller Willie Creek Pearls.

Clough going for Glory

Engineering and construction group Clough has signed a two-year sponsorship deal with Perth Glory.

Rinehart's gloves off in Fairfax stoush

Gina Rinehart has thrown down the gauntlet to Fairfax Media in her push for board representation, challenging chairman Roger Corbett to set and meet a share price target of 87 cents by the company's N

Voelte takes reins at Seven West

Everyone thought the resources takeover of the media was going to come via Gina Rinehart’s move on Fairfax.

96FM pips Mix 94.5 in ratings war

Champagne corks are popping at 96FM, with the station managing to beat long-term market leader Mix 94.5 in the ratings, but only just.

Fairfax slashes jobs as Rinehart lifts stake

 Fairfax will slash nearly 2,000 jobs, shut two printing presses and start charging people to view its key websites, in the biggest shakeup in the newspaper publisher's 170-year history.

Police & Nurses to sponsor Wildcats

Perth-based lender Police & Nurses Credit Society has announced it will sponsor the Perth Wildcats for the 2012-13 National Basketball League season.

FMG in two-year deal to sponsor Kookaburras

FORTESCUE Metals Group has stepped up its backing of the Kookaburras Australian men’s hockey team with a two-year deal to become its major sponsor, signing up just weeks before the gold medal favourit