Ad industry layoffs continued nationwide last week. Holland Mark, Boston, cut 20 jobs, or 14% of its staff, after losing the Citizens Bank account to Havas Advertising's Arnold Worldwide, also Boston. Havas' Arnold Ingalls Moranville, San Francisco, cut nearly a dozen staffers, or 20%. Kirshenbaum Bond & Partners, New York, will lay off 20 people from production and account management; it plans to hire more creatives. WPP Group's J. Walter Thompson, Detroit, laid off fewer than a dozen employees. Edelman Public Relations Worldwide, Chicago, cut 56 jobs, about 4% of its 1,350-person U.S. work force.
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