Agency roundup: Harris Creative; Flaunt Digital; Paladin Marketing; and more

Leeds-based construction marketing agency, Harris Creative, has secured a contract with nationwide specialist construction products distributor CCF, part of the Travis Perkins group of companies.

As a distributor of insulation, drywall, and ceiling products, CCF will be working with Harris’ in-house team to deliver a creative full-service approach.

From PR and social media, to PPC, e-marketing, design, and live events, Harris is helping CCF revitalise both its internal and external communications strategies and develop the company’s customer facing proposition and strategy.

The Harris team is also working on targeted campaigns to support the distributor’s supply chain partners.

Harris Creative’s joint managing director, Kirsty Scott, said: “We are thrilled to be working with CCF and we have hit the ground running in terms of supporting the company to really get the most out of its marketing efforts.

“CCF is benefiting from our multi-service offering which is allowing us to be more agile with our activity and create real results both on and offline, reaching both internal and external audiences.

“We are excited about what’s in store for CCF and are pleased to be part of their onward journey.”


Flaunt Digital has been appointed by Lore Rugs to help with the expansion and growth of its business across the UK and EU regions.

Lore Rugs was set up under the Oriental & Modern Group with the aim of providing high-quality, durable rugs suitable for busy homes.

Following success in the Irish market, it has expanded to provide quality and stylish rugs worldwide.

Dan Stoakes, web developer at Leeds-based Flaunt Digital, said: “Lore Rugs approached us with the aim to design an image-led e-commerce website tailored for a curated catalogue.

“Emphasising global outreach with support for international markets, the platform streamlines B2B interactions and boasts a customisable mega-nav, quick view features, and speedy page loads.

“Merging luxury with function, we’ve worked together to craft a modern website that uses all of the latest Shopify features.”

Ruth Kelly, marketing manager at Lore Rugs, added: “We chose Flaunt Digital to develop a ShopifyPlus website for our brand, Lore Rugs, which offers beautiful collections of affordable luxury rugs.

“We needed to ensure we chose a website development company experienced in developing multilingual, multi-currency e-commerce websites with B2B capabilities.

“The Flaunt Digital team took the time to fully understand our brief and requirements.

“The team has been extremely approachable and helpful throughout the website development process and is always on hand to provide timely responses to any queries. This collaborative approach has ensured a successful business relationship.”


Leeds-based automotive specialist, AMT Auto, has selected Huddersfield-based Paladin Marketing as its marketing partner.

Established in 1995, AMT Auto is undergoing a period of rapid growth and has ambitions to be one of the leading vehicle solutions brands in the UK.

Its services range from vehicle renting, leasing, buying and selling, subscription and insurance.

Paladin’s remit covers all aspects of digital marketing and brand strategy for AMT Auto.

Working with AMT’s internal marketing team, Paladin’s core task will be driving awareness and enquiries across all of its six business divisions.

AMT general manager, Ben Roberts, said: “Paladin had previously done some project work with us and everyone I spoke to had nothing but positive things to say about them.

“We asked them to pitch and I was blown away with the depth and clarity of their proposal and I am very much looking forward to seeing what we can achieve together.”

Paladin managing director, Alisdair Straughan, said: “We are happy to be working with AMT. To be working with a business with drive and ambition to transform their industry is very exciting and I’m looking forward to helping them on that journey.”


Digital marketing agency, Brand Ambition, is broadening its service horizon with key strategic advancements and notable client acquisitions as it embarks on its fourth year of trading.

The Leeds and Belfast-based agency recently appointed Joseph Whiteman as its paid media manager, a hire aimed at augmenting the paid media sector.

The agency has also unveiled collaborations with new clients, including Infinity Innovations, DexaStrong, Lift Health and Fitness, Tadweld Limited, and Global Scarves.

It says these partnerships encompass a variety of specialist services including Paid Media, PR, SEO, Content Writing, and Branding.

Agency managing director, Sam Raife, said: “The remarkable strides and results achieved by our team in the recent months are nothing short of exhilarating.

“We have a dedicated team of specialists whose unwavering commitment has been pivotal in helping SMEs grow their businesses through our array of services.

“In a landscape where some larger agencies are either shifting bases or escalating prices without a parallel rise in service quality, we stand firm in our commitment to remain accessible, locally rooted, and value-driven.

“We believe that the essence of impactful marketing lies in a deep understanding of the local business ecosystem and an honest, transparent approach.

“We’ve always maintained that effective marketing solutions shouldn’t feel like a financial strain but a value-add to businesses, and our pricing reflects just that.”