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Hollicom Digest 6 July: Beware of VCs bearing gifts, and other top stories

Some of the best stories and comments from this week. Please read outside in the sunshine with a bowl of strawberries and cream. Founders foundered in unicorn sale The talk of Scotland’s entrepreneurial steamie this week was the eye-popping revelation that the founders and investors behind tech ‘unicorn’ FanDuel got nothing – despite a $465million […]

Hollicom Digest 29 June: Essential stories this week

Hollicom reckons these stories were great. World Cup balls England is in the final 16 and, call it schadenfreude, Germany isn’t. For those who are interested in marketing, The Drum has come up with a list of winning creative hacks that advertisers have come up with to please and capture the attention of footie fans […]

Hollicom Digest 22 June: Because there’s more going on than just the World Cup

Brexit raspberry The Twittersphere was highly engaged with the two front page stories on the Times today. Taken in tandem, they seemed to succinctly sum up where we are in terms of Brexit as Airbus makes plans to depart the UK, but at least there is soft fruit to be picked. Northern ambition The new […]

Hollicom Digest 15 June: Top stories this week from windy yet sunny Scotland, plus an adventure in France

It was a little blowy  The Aberdeen Standard Investments Scottish Open is coming to Gullane 12-15 July. This is despite best efforts by Storm Hector to blow it down – watch the video on the Herald. http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/16292037.Watch__How_Storm_Hector_destroyed_a_Scottish_Open_marquee/?ref=mr&lp=1   Whisky angel gets his share  Charlie MacLean is one of the nicest chaps in whisky you’ll ever meet […]

Hollicom Digest 8 June 2018: All the week’s top stories in one handy place

All aboard: Media groups unite in condemnation of northern rail chaos Newspapers including Manchester Evening News (Reach), Yorkshire Post (Johnston Press) and Northern Echo (NewsQuest) this week set their rivalries aside to call for an emergency summit in Downing Street. The dismal implementation of a long-planned change to rail timetables saw the Northern rail franchise […]

Hollicom Digest 1 June 2018: Headlines of the week

Here are some of the compelling stories around this week which caught our eye. To tax or not to tax? Edinburgh City Council estimates it can raise £29m a year in a tourist tax – but hotel operators are furious. Here’s the Herald’s take: http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/16262501.Edinburgh_votes_to_be_first_UK_tourist_tax_city/   Trading troubles Bitcoin is exciting but turns out it […]

Hollicom Digest 12.01.2018

Happy Friday and here’s some of the week’s big stories that caught our eye. CampaignLive covers Dentsu Aegis Network’s hotly anticipated ad spend report. The news is grim for UK marketers as the media, digital and creative communications giant predicts that British big spenders are set to slash billions off their advertising budgets in 2018. […]

Hollicom 6 Month Anniversary | Where Has The Time Gone?

Hollicom have reached the 6 month mark! Our Director of Strategic Communications Erikka Askeland reflects on the journey so far… It’s hard to believe it but Hollicom has reached its six month anniversary. The weeks and months have literally raced past since our launch party on 1 June – faster even than some of the […]

Hollicom Digest 11.08.2017

Today we look at a report on how traditional media owners might fight back against the four horsemen of the digital ad revenue apocalypse; how one woman in Aberdeen is working to prevent the 10million deaths a year that are expected to happen when superbugs overcome our arsenal of antiobiotics; current affairs take a serious […]

Hollicom Digest 14.07.2017

Golf tourists and Scotch connoisseurs will be rejoicing at some of the stories we have found for you today. Also, we bring you tidings of how the inexorable drive towards electric vehicles faces a few bumps along the road. Things are looking up for oil price ravaged-Aberdeen, but Bill Jamieson points to dark economic clouds […]