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Pitney Bowes Selects Shift Communications

Pitney Bowes has selected Shift Communications to provide PR services for its Business Insight unit starting October 1. The search was a competitive one that involved CJP (which had been working with Pitney Bowes and will continue to do so), Edelman, and Affect Strategies, Pitney Bowes VP of external communications Matt Broder told PRWeek (sub req’d).  He also said Schwartz Communications, which had been working with the company, participated in the pitch, but the agency did not confirm. With Logitech and Taser, this is the third recent addition to the firm’s roster of clients.

Earlier this week, there was also talk about the increase in hiring both in-house and at PR firms. PRNewser asked Shift principal Jim Joyal whether there’s reason for optimism in the industry. Read more

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Pitney Bowes Global PR Up For Review

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First on PRNewser: Pitney Bowes (NYSE: PBI) has issued an RFP for global PR support, the company confirmed to PRNewser today. Pitney Bowes is most known for its corporate mail and documents products and services.

The closing date on the RFP has passed, said Matt Broder, Vice President, External Communications.

He said the RFP is, “an effort on our part to test market among incumbents as well as new agencies.”

Incumbents include CJP Communications, Schwartz Communications and Hill & Knowlton in North America. Broder declined to comment on budget.

Pitney Bowes had 2009 revenues of $5.6 billion and 33,000 employees.