Overview of agencies: Unify; Digital bigfoot; and more
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The Moores Furniture Group is the most recent manufacturer to start working with Brighouse-based PR and marketing specialist Unify.
Appointed to support the brand’s campaign activity in the run-up to its 75th anniversary, Unify will be responsible for amplifying the Moores brand in the trade and mainstream press.
With an extensive network of kitchen, bedroom and bathroom (KBB) contacts and experience running successful PR campaigns, Unify is well positioned to support Moores in its future visions.
Unify and Moores will work together to ensure top media coverage on key topics including trend-driven design, product innovation, marketing and sustainability.
Emma Leonard, Managing Director of Unify, said: “We are delighted to be working with another KBB client. We love everything about interiors, from walls and floors to kitchens and bathrooms. It is a sector that fascinates us enormously and in which we have acquired a vast experience.
“We combine a personal small business approach with national and international reach. Our results speak for themselves and bear witness to our links within the industry. “
Moores joins Unify’s long-established customer list which includes housewares giant OXO, national tile retailer Tile Giant, UK tile and flooring distributor Verona, UK cutlery specialist Viners, household goods brand Typhoon and Italian rendering manufacturer Fassa Bortolo.
South Yorkshire agency Bigfoot Digital has been hired by YESSS Electrical to drive growth online through digital PR, PPC and onsite SEO channels.
The Barnsley-based digital agency has grown significantly in recent months, recruiting SEO manager Lizzie Lewington from Jaywing, as well as senior content and technical SEO talent from across Yorkshire.
It is now in the process of expanding into a new office in Barnsley town center, having won several clients over the past two months.
Sam Orrin, Head of Public Relations and Digital Data at Bigfoot Digital, said: “We are delighted to be appointed by YESSS Electrical to grow their online presence across the UK.
“Myself and a few members of the team have worked with wholesale engineering components and electronics companies in the past, and I look forward to applying this experience working with YESSS Electrical’s digital channels. .
“I have no doubts that our data-driven approach will yield fantastic results. “
Mark Nolan, Director at YESSS Electrical, added: “We have been the fastest growing electricity wholesaler in the UK since our launch in 2012 and have been established in Europe for almost 50 years.
“We now have 98 branches across the UK, including 17 in Yorkshire, and locations from Stornoway to Northern Ireland to Guernsey.
“We are excited to be working with Bigfoot Digital to improve our online visibility and compete with the expansion and success of our branches. “
Sheffield-based design agency Rise at Seven, founded by Carrie Rose and Stephen Kenwright in 2019, is opening a new permanent home in Shoreditch, London.
The move follows a recent expansion in Manchester, following the agency’s 190% growth last year.
The agency now has 110 employees, of which 15 are currently in the new London office. The agency has 20 open positions now and beyond the UK it offers its services in Germany, Spain and the Netherlands.
Rise at Seven has signed 25 new clients in the past three months, including Tough Mudder, Boohoo & BoohooMAN and Justmylook.
Will Hobson, Corporate London and Public Relations Director, said: “I am absolutely delighted to announce that we are expanding our London office to a new space in Shoreditch.
“After working remotely for the past two years, it’s amazing to come back to the office and create a perfect space that fits our culture. Being together is essential for the personal development of our agency and our new space will prepare us for our next cycle of growth.
Rise At Seven has also confirmed that it has been named the Creative Research Agency chosen by Chill Insurance to help accelerate digital growth in SEO, social media and public relations in the UK and Ireland.
Chill Insurance CEO Michael McLaughlin said, “Chill is a brand with innovation at its heart and we thought Rise At Seven was the perfect partner to help us achieve our strong growth ambitions, given our their impressive track record of disruptive campaigns and their tub full of awards.
“We are excited to be working with the team at Rise At Seven to help us improve our SEO, digital public relations and social media presence so that we can reach new audiences and continue to be the broker for Ireland’s fastest growing online insurance. “
Carrie Rose, Managing Director of Rise at Seven, said: “I am delighted to announce that we have been appointed by Chill Insurance in their UK and Irish markets.
“We will work with them to develop a strategy to improve their organic visibility and the visibility of their brand online. This is just another example of how we combine research and branding to help build brand authority and drive research.