David Kiley


Defunct Shop Files Suit Against Chrysler Dealer Program

SAN FRANCISCO – The owners of a now-defunct Foster City, Calif., agency that handled retail advertising for some 85 Chrysler-Plymouth dealers here has filed a class-action suit against Chrysler and […]

New FTD Campaign Focuses on Florists

DETROIT – Florists’ Transworld Delivery Association is changing its colors a bit in a new $16 million-plus ad campaign via D’arcy, Masius, Benton & Bowles/Bloomfield Hills, Mich., that features professional […]

Resuming Ross Roy, BBDO Merger Talks Not in Plans, Says New CEO Mills

DETROIT – Following the death of Ross Roy Group chairman Glen Fortinberry last week, the question is whether new chief executive Peter Mills can take Ross Roy to the next […]

Stein Robaire Helm Loses Ikea West to Deutsch/Dworin — Furniture Mart Becomes National $25-Mil. Account With N.Y. Agency, Which Will Open West Coast Office

LOS ANGELES – A string of awards is all Stein Robaire Helm here has to show for its $10-million Ikea U.S. West account. The Scandinavian furniture retailer last week served […]

Subaru to shift image

In an attempt to live up to its two-year-old ad theme, “What to Drive,” Subaru of America announced a restructuring last week that includes staff reductions and a search for […]

Back to Basics: Subaru Restructures, Searches for New Marketing Chief

NEW YORK – In an attempt to live up to its two-year-old ad theme, ‘What to Drive,’ Subaru of America announced a restructuring last week that includes a search for […]

CREATIVE DIRECTOR: DICK JOHNSON

With little more than a lineup of cars that deserved to be sold next to the dishwashers at Sears, BBDO’s Detroit office for years just didn’t have much to work […]

AGENCY EXECUTIVE: PETER SCHWEITZER

The long-standing Ford/J. Walter Thompson relationship has been made even stronger in the last few years by Peter Schweitzer, who heads JWT’s Detroit office. He led four key successes last […]

Shakeups continue at Scali, McCabe, Sloves

NEW YORK–More than a year after Scali, McCabe, Sloves/The Martin Agency.’s win of the $110-million Mercedes-Benz account, the two finally signed their firs….Executive vice president, director of client services Philippe […]

Lincoln-Mercury Plans Short, Heavy Advertising Barrage

DETROIT – When it comes to advertising its new models, Lincoln-Mercury is thinking short and heavy. National ad manager Gerard Donnelly said last week that second quarter spending would be […]