Gregory Solman


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Cimarron Group’s Got Game

Brand Marketing

LOS ANGELES Ex-Activision marketer and Trailer Park consultant Matt Stainner has been named to lead Cimarron Group’s new game marketing and packaging division, C4, according to the agency.  Stainner came [...]

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Profile: Bill Hillsman

Brand Marketing

Back in 1980, after spending time at small shops on ignominious accounts, Bill Hillsman landed a job at Bozell & Jacobs, Minneapolis. There, cd Tom McElligott asked Hillsman to help [...]

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Goodby Mines More ‘White Gold’

Brand Marketing

LOS ANGELES Goodby, Silverstein’s latest effort for the California Milk Processing Board’s “Got milk?” initiative features faux rock band White Gold and the Calcium Twins in an effort to reach [...]

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‘White Gold’ Makes Appearance at Beauty Salons

Brand Marketing

Goodby, Silverstein’s latest effort for the California Milk Processing Board’s “Got milk?” initiative features faux rock band White Gold and the Calcium Twins in an effort to reach teenage girls [...]

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Zimmerman Adds Lane Bryant

Brand Marketing

LOS ANGELES Omnicom’s Zimmerman Advertising has added creative and media duties for Lane Bryant and Dental Works’ brands DentalCare Partners and Dental One. The assignments follow recent reviews.

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HomeAway Taps Publicis, Digitas

Brand Marketing

LOS ANGELES Publicis in the West and Digitas have added online vacation rental company HomeAway to their rosters, according to the agencies. The Seattle agency will handle global brand strategy and [...]

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Adidas Intros Global Push

Brand Marketing

A global campaign for adidas launches this week, via agency 180/LA, featuring a quintet of top probasketball stars. “We wanted to build off the momentum we created last year, with [...]

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Adidas Intros Global Push

Brand Marketing

LOS ANGELES A global campaign for Adidas out of Omnicom Group’s 180/LA launches this week, featuring a quintet of top pro hoop stars. “We wanted to build off the momentum [...]

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GSD&M Finds Renewed ‘Purpose’

Brand Marketing

LOS ANGELES With its rebranding effort more than a year old, GSD&M Idea City appears to be on the road to recovery following some devastating financial and psychological losses. In [...]

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Nice Isn’t Vice Squad’s Niche

Brand Marketing

LOS ANGELES Mark Roberts, founder and CCO of the new shop Vice Squad, had a revelation one day while freelancing: An unnamed Omnicom agency declared that it could not accept [...]

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Honda’s Civic: A ‘Groovy’ Kind of Car

Brand Marketing

LOS ANGELES American Honda Motors has gone “groovy” in the new “Musical Road” spot for Civic. Taking a documentary-style approach, with engineers seen measuring rumble strips with calipers, the ad [...]

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USAA Goes Into Play

Brand Marketing

LOS ANGELES Military-oriented insurance and financial company USAA is placing its account in review after parting with Interpublic Group’s Deutsch, New York, the client has confirmed. USAA spends about $15 [...]

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DDB Unveils Push for Effies

Brand Marketing

LOS ANGELES DDB Seattle’s first campaign for the Effie Awards centers on the idea of what happens when advertising is “forced,” said John Livengood, evp, ecd. “We’ve done some ‘call [...]

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Honda Civic Shows Off Its ‘Groovy’ Side

Brand Marketing

American Honda Motors has gone “groovy” in the new “Musical Road” spot for Civic. Taking a documentary-style approach, with engineers seen measuring rumble strips with calipers, the ad via independent [...]

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Compass Bank Picks GSD&M

Brand Marketing

LOS ANGELES Omnicom Group’s GSD&M Idea City has won the creative duties on the $10 million account of Compass Bank, according to the agency. “Compass is a well-positioned player in [...]