hotline Digitas Gets Additional Saab Work Timberland Trims List to 4 Contenders Project Bread Selects Holland Mark Decker Tapped for Quorn Frozen Foods Killington Resort Chooses Donovan Group Animals Are Stars of L.L. Bean Factory Ads Martino & Bin

Digitas has expanded its work with Swedish automaker Saab, adding overseas relationship marketing chores to the domestic duties it has handled for more than a year. The additional work, estimated in the $10 million range, will be handled by Digitas’ London office. Saab is a unit of General Motors, which works with Digitas’ Boston headquarters on direct and interactive assignments for brands including Oldsmobile, Pontiac and GM corporate.

ABOSTON—Timberland last week cut to four the number of agencies competing for the creative portion of its $15-20 million advertising account. Black Rocket/Euro RSCG, San Francisco, Carmichael Lynch, Minneapolis, and New York shops Fallon and J. Walter Thompson advanced. DDB, Saatchi & Saatchi and Young & Rubicam, all New York, were eliminated from contention. The Stratham, N.H.-based outdoor footwear and apparel company is seeking to replace incumbent The Martin Agency, Richmond, Va., which is not pitching, by mid-August. Media chores will likely remain with Allscope Media, New York.

ABOSTON—Project Bread has tapped Holland Mark for a six-figure campaign designed to “de-stigmatize the use of food stamps and tie them to better health,” a client representative said. The effort from the Boston agency is scheduled to debut in Massachusetts in September. A mix of paid and donated media will be employed.

ABOSTON—Quorn Foods, a retailer of meatless, mushroom-based frozen dinners, has awarded its ad account to Decker. The Glastonbury, Conn., shop will create print and TV ads to promote Quorn’s products to consumers and the trade. New work is set to break in early 2002. Decker has already worked for the client on promotions and other projects.

ABOSTON—Killington Resort in Killington, Vt., has selected Donovan Group for its new print campaign. Ads will appear in September ski magazines and major daily newspapers throughout the East. Other media may follow, according to the Watertown, Mass., agency. Spending by the Killington, Vt., client is in the mid-six-figure range.

ABOSTON—With the the help of a bear, a few goslings and some other critters, Hauptman & Partners has fashioned grand opening campaigns for L.L. Bean Factory Stores in Maryland and Virginia. The print ads by the Portland, Maine, shop also include moose and beavers.

ABOSTON—Integrated Technologies Group has tapped Martino & Binzer for advertising chores. To draw attention to ITG’s product optimization services for high-tech and consumer companies, the shop in Avon, Conn., will create a brand awareness campaign that will include advertising, public relations, collateral and Web development.