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Restaurant Chain Selects St. John & Partners

ATLANTA Smoothie King has selected St. John & Partners to provide the company's advertising after a review, the client said.The incumbent on the account, independent Kolar Advertising in Austin, Texas,…

Zimmerman's Hat Trick Worth $25 Mil.

ATLANTA Zimmerman Advertising said it has added three accounts in recent weeks worth a combined total of $25 million in billings.J.D. Byrider, a chain of used car dealerships based in…

Carl Warner On The Spot

Carl Warner helped launch seven Ford models in 28 months as creative director at JWT Detroit, including a 2005 Super Bowl spot for the Mustang convertible that depicted a driver…

R.H. Donnelley Issues RFPs

ATLANTA R.H. Donnelley has confirmed issuing proposal requests to agencies as it considers consolidating its advertising account at a single shop following its $4.2 billion acquisition of Dex Media earlier…

Zyman Group Exec Moves to Abece

ATLANTA Manny Gonzalez, managing consultant at the Hispanic marketing unit of MDC Partners' Zyman Group here, has joined Abece (formerly Hill, Holliday Hispanic) as managing director.He succeeds Jose Lopez-Varela, 37,…

Legacy Cracks Big Tobacco's Code

ATLANTA The American Legacy Foundation today launched a campaign designed to "expose" the marketing tactics of tobacco companies.The first TV spot, "Zephyr," debuted on cable networks popular with young people,…

Being Prepared for a Hurricane? 'Priceless'

ATLANTA MasterCard is allowing the Florida Department of Community Affairs to use its "Priceless" campaign to encourage the state's residents to prepare for the upcoming hurricane season, the company said.The…

CP+B Plays Mind Games for Sprite

ATLANTA Coca-Cola next week begins a push for Sprite with a campaign from Crispin Porter + Bogusky that plays on the word "subliminal," which in the ads is spelled "subLYMONal,"…

Gate Builds Support for ThanksUSA

ATLANTA A public service effort launched this week is designed to drum up support and donations for ThanksUSA, an organization raising money to provide college scholarships to children and spouses…

Tribe Looks to Newbury for Creative Infusion

ATLANTA The creative torch has been passed at Tribe, with Jim Newbury arriving as senior vice president and creative director. He succeeds agency founder and CEO, Elizabeth Cogswell Baskin, in…

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