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February 6, 2009 9:44 AM

Microsoft digital ad shop Razorfish lays off 70 in Seattle, Portland, SF and LA

Posted by Benjamin J. Romano

Razorfish, the digital advertising agency that Microsoft gained when it acquired aQuantive in 2007, is going through another round of layoffs. A spokeswoman confirmed that the company laid off about 70 people on Thursday on the West Coast, including its Seattle headquarters and offices in Portland, San Francisco and Los Angeles.

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October 31, 2008 11:04 AM

Microsoft ad shop Razorfish expands in Europe, contracts in New York

Posted by Benjamin J. Romano

The recently renamed digital advertising agency Razorfish, which Microsoft got with its aQuantive acquisition, is buying a digital shop in Madrid, Spain, the company said today. Razorfish aims to build its coverage of Europe with the acquisition of Wysiwyg, a 56-person agency.

Meanwhile, Razorfish has cut 40 positions, roughly 2 percent of its national work force, in response to the financial crisis, spokeswoman Sally O'Dowd said via e-mail.

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