Jim Lovel


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Zimmerman Readies Shopko Effort

Brand Marketing

ATLANTA Zimmerman Advertising said it is preparing its first major campaign for Shopko, a Green Bay, Wisc., retailer that selected the Omnicom Group agency for creative and media chores following [...]

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Pain At The Pump Spells Relief For Advertisers

Brand Marketing

No one can say for certain why Americans will happily shell out $2 for a bottle of water, yet threaten impeachment when a gallon of gas reaches $2.50. But that [...]

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No Pain at the Pump for Marketers

Brand Marketing

ATLANTA No one can say for certain why Americans will happily shell out $2 for a bottle of water, yet threaten impeachment when a gallon of gas reaches $2.50. But [...]

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JWT Wins Scana

Brand Marketing

ATLANTA Scana Corp. has assigned creative duties on its advertising account to WPP Group’s JWT here after a review, the company said.The incumbent, McRae Communications, an independent Atlanta shop, did [...]

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José Mollá On The Spot

Brand Marketing

José Mollá, founder and creative director of La Comunidad, was born into advertising. His grandfather opened one of Buenos Aires, Argentina’s first agencies in 1929, and his father, Rudy, still [...]

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Late-Week Worries

Brand Marketing

The major stock indexes finished the week up slightly despite a late report Friday that factory orders were down for the second consecutive month. Worries about another Fed interest-rate hike [...]

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Veteran Creative Exec Joins Fletcher Martin

Brand Marketing

ATLANTA Mike Martin has joined Fletcher Martin as a partner and chief creative officer, according to the agency.Martin, 33, replaces Tim Stapleton, who left the Atlanta shop last week. Stapleton, [...]

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Global Crossing Moves to N.Y. Shop

Brand Marketing

ATLANTA Global Crossing has moved creative chores on its estimated $3 million account without a review to Our Man in Havana, an independent agency in New York.The Martin Agency, an [...]

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Creative Shake-up at Blue Sky Agency

Brand Marketing

ATLANTA The Blue Sky Agency has promoted Mike Schatz to creative director from associate creative director, replacing Tim Smith, who left to start his own shop, the company said.Smith and [...]

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Mullen Sings Embarq’s Praises

Brand Marketing

ATLANTA Embarq, the nation’s newest telephone company, plans to launch an advertising blitz June 5 to introduce its brand and services.Sources pegged annual ad spending at $50 million. Mullen handles [...]

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Restaurant Chain Selects St. John & Partners

Brand Marketing

ATLANTA Smoothie King has selected St. John & Partners to provide the company’s advertising after a review, the client said.The incumbent on the account, independent Kolar Advertising in Austin, Texas, [...]

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Zimmerman’s Hat Trick Worth $25 Mil.

Brand Marketing

ATLANTA Zimmerman Advertising said it has added three accounts in recent weeks worth a combined total of $25 million in billings.J.D. Byrider, a chain of used car dealerships based in [...]

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Carl Warner On The Spot

Brand Marketing

Carl Warner helped launch seven Ford models in 28 months as creative director at JWT Detroit, including a 2005 Super Bowl spot for the Mustang convertible that depicted a driver [...]

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R.H. Donnelley Issues RFPs

Brand Marketing

ATLANTA R.H. Donnelley has confirmed issuing proposal requests to agencies as it considers consolidating its advertising account at a single shop following its $4.2 billion acquisition of Dex Media earlier [...]

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Zyman Group Exec Moves to Abece

Brand Marketing

ATLANTA Manny Gonzalez, managing consultant at the Hispanic marketing unit of MDC Partners’ Zyman Group here, has joined Abece (formerly Hill, Holliday Hispanic) as managing director.He succeeds Jose Lopez-Varela, 37, [...]