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Andy Azula On The Spot

Andy Azula, svp and creative director at The Martin Agency, has moved in front of the camera for UPS’s “Whiteboard” campaign. A graduate of The Portfolio Center (where he met […]

Richards/Carlberg Adds RiceTec Brands

DALLAS Richards/Carlberg, created via The Richards Group’s acquisition of Rives Carlberg, has landed RiceTec, a client that produces several rice and pasta products. Houston-based Richards/Carlberg will handle print and online […]

Martin Leaps Into ‘X Games’

DALLAS The Martin Agency expects to break its first work for ESPN’s X Games in April after winning a recent review, the shop said. Martin, an Interpublic Group agency in […]

Euro RSCG Vanishes in Dallas Merger

DALLAS Euro RSCG’s Dallas office will now be known as SWJ—Schroepfer Wessels Jolesch—after parent Havas acquired SWJ and merged the two agencies, the company said. The combined agency will have […]

Wal-Mart Claims ‘Evidence’ vs. Roehm

DALLAS Wal-Mart said it can produce evidence that shows former marketing svp Julie Roehm had an extramarital affair with her subordinate, communications vp Sean Womack. Both executives were fired in […]

Rent-A-Center Fights Consumer ‘Frustration’

DALLAS Rent-A-Center this week breaks a multimedia campaign from Razor Competitive Edge themed “Frustration fantasies” that will appear in broadcast, print and online media, as well as in-store promotions.TV spots […]

Energy BBDO Wins Brinker Eateries

DALLAS Two Brinker International restaurant chains—Romano’s Macaroni Grill and On the Border Mexican Grill and Cantina—have chosen Omnicom Group’s Energy BBDO in Chicago to handle creative duties following a review, […]

Burt’s Bees Taps Martin Agency

DALLAS Burt’s Bees, a personal-care products company that emphasizes its natural ingredients, has hired Interpublic Group’s The Martin Agency after a review, the client said.Based in Durham, N.C., Burt’s Bees […]

7-Eleven Backs 18 Pro Teams

DALLAS Convenience store operator 7-Eleven has signed multi-year sponsorship agreements with 18 professional sports teams and arenas. Deals with the National Football League, Major League Baseball, National Basketball Association and […]

AT&T ‘Raises Bar’ for Cingular

DALLAS AT&T begins the largest advertising campaign in its history Monday as it absorbs Cingular Wireless into the AT&T brand, the client said.Spots include both the AT&T and Cingular logos […]