As the advertising industry continues to find ways to improve upon it's diversity problem and clients continue to demand more diverse agencies and work, the Association of National Advertisers announced today the launch of a new group that will target multicultural marketing, named the Alliance for Inclusive and Multicultural Marketing, or AIMM.
After the success of multicultural shows like Fox's Empire, CW's Jane the Virgin and ABC's Fresh Off the Boat, Deadline reported this week that some white actors and their agents are feeling victimized by the TV industry's growing interest in diverse casting.
Macy's has found a new home for its multicultural marketing account. New York shop Walton Isaacson has landed the business after a review. Annual media spending is estimated at $40 million.
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A common theme among Advertising Week IX goers this week has been the heightened scramble for talent that combines tech and creative savviness, as brands, agencies and other marketing firms prepare for a more widespread mobile landscape.