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Topic: The Martin Agency

Geico 'Unskippable' and Leica '100' Both Win Grand Prix Awards in Film at Cannes

Always 'Like a Girl' wins gold, narrowly missing top prize

CANNES, France—A gorgeously cinematic film for Leica by F/Nazca Saatchi & Saatchi and a hilarious and innovative preroll ad for Geico by The Martin Agency each won a Grand Prix…

Norwegian Cruise Line Hires Omnicom Shops

BBDO, OMD replace The Martin Agency

Norwegian Cruise Line has a new agency lineup, with BBDO, Atlanta, as the company's new creative lead, and OMD, Midwest, planning and buying media. The creative assignment spans traditional and digital…

What's Funny About Truck Leasing? A Lot, Penske Hopes to Show in Its New Campaign

Using humor for B2B business

Penske Truck Leasing is looking to bring a little levity to the business-to-business world with a new, digitally focused ad campaign from The Martin Agency. The spots feature various scenarios in which…

Norwegian Cruise Line Follows Royal Caribbean Into the Review Circuit

Incumbent Martin is not participating

Another cruise line account is up for grabs: Norwegian Cruise Line is reviewing its creative and media business, which The Martin Agency has handled since 2011. The assignment spans traditional and…

Benjamin Moore Debuts Its Biggest Ad Campaign Ever

$50 million effort led by The Martin Agency

Benjamin Moore is launching its most aggressive advertising campaign ever, spending $50 million to differentiate the brand in a commodity category where paint increasingly is just seen as color on…

Ad of the Day: Geico Makes Clever Preroll Ads That Are Basically Unskippable

Those first five seconds are key

Viewership rates for YouTube preroll ads are generally poor. Part of the problem is, very few marketers specifically tailor ads to preroll—they prefer simply to run their TV spots unchanged.…

Discover Returns to the Super Bowl for the First Time Since Card's 1986 Launch

But credit card rivals continue to skip Big Game

Discover is back on the Super Bowl this year, for the first time since the credit card was launched in 1986 with its "Dawn of Discover" ad. Within the credit and…

American Cancer Society Exec Hires a Shop She Worked With at Wrigley

DDB succeeds The Martin Agency

The Chicago office of DDB has leveraged a past connection with the American Cancer Society's new marketing chief to land the organization's creative account, which is backed by nearly $30…

Ad of the Day: It's Hump Day All Over Again in Geico's New Commercial

Classic spot has unforeseen repercussions

Spoofing your own ads. It's what you do. The Martin Agency's work for Geico has often been hilariously self-aware. The whole "So easy, a caveman can do it" thing was advertising…

The Martin Agency Replaces Cool Whip with Hummus

As Kraft brand leaves, Sabra arrives

Three weeks after Kraft moved to shift its Cool Whip brand out of The Martin Agency, the shop replaced the hole in its cupboard with Sabra dips and spreads. Martin, a…

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