If an agency ever wore bad luck like a backpack, surely it's Draftfcb. What else can go wrong for this agency?
Eyewear designer FGX International launched a $3 million integrated consumer campaign on April 18 for its Foster Grant sunglasses line via MMB, Boston. The effort, which features TV, radio and digital elements including social media, and will eventually incorporate email and search engine marketing, resurrects the brand's "Who's that behind those Foster Grants?" tagline.
Direct marketing agencies and service providers are looking to China and the Asia-Pacific region with renewed interest.
Jung von Matt/Neckar, a German ad agency, created buzz for publisher Eichborn at the Frankfurt Book Fair this month. The agency outfitted 200 flies with banner ads to promote their exhibition booth at the show. What do you call that? A "fly circus?"
Michelin launched a $20 million global consumer advertising campaign on October 6. The integrated effort, handled by agency of record TBWA, includes TV, print and online elements, as well as direct mail and point-of-sale materials through its dealer network.
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R2C creates, produces, distributes and measures messages that inspire and compel consumers to do something with a brand to drive commercial advantage. The full-service advertising agency specializes in creative, production, media, analytics and performance.
What's in our mailbox this month: fitness postcards from Retro Fitness, American Woman Fitness Centers, Union's United Taekwondo Academy, and Bally Total Fitness. (We're totally pumped.)
Social data can improve a brand's bottom line and customer relationships. Just ask brands Infiniti and Diamond Nexus.
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