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Downtown firm acquired by KC agency

Downtown firm acquired by KC agency

Jonathan Spiers September 29, 2016 0

As it marks its 35th year, a local marketing and consumer research firm is joining forces with a Kansas-based ad agency that likewise focuses on the senior living industry

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Record label finds groove in agency’s downtown digs

Record label finds groove in agency’s downtown digs

Jonathan Spiers September 21, 2016 2

Available space at a downtown branding agency has brought a local record label to West Broad Street and resulted in a music education campaign and experiment

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Martin Agency lays off 29 in wake of Walmart loss

Martin Agency lays off 29 in wake of Walmart loss

Jonathan Spiers September 8, 2016 0

Two months after losing one of its larger accounts, Richmond's resident ad giant has trimmed its workforce by about 5 percent

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Glen Allen, Manchester firms to merge

Glen Allen, Manchester firms to merge

Jonathan Spiers August 22, 2016 0

After a seven-year run, a local digital marketing firm is joining forces with a younger contemporary

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Will the real Coleman Sweeney please stand up?

Will the real Coleman Sweeney please stand up?

Jonathan Spiers August 5, 2016 2

An obscenity-titled marketing campaign for a local organ donor advocacy group is turning heads on West Broad Street, and online. But the real Coleman Sweeney isn’t really a bad guy

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Getting the brand back together

Getting the brand back together

Jonathan Spiers July 15, 2016 0

A UR and Brandcenter alum with a mind for the music business is starting an agency aimed at helping bands and artists strike a chord with fans

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Sports site breaks off from Chester newspaper

Sports site breaks off from Chester newspaper

Michael Shaw June 15, 2016 1

Linked by a love of sports, a business manager, a veteran sportswriter and a social media junkie are calling the plays at a startup news site focused on local high school athletics. RVA GameBreak,

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Studio turns cameras toward Rocketts Landing

Studio turns cameras toward Rocketts Landing

Jonathan Spiers June 9, 2016 0

A longtime Richmond production studio has set up shop near Rocketts Landing after decades in the Southside. BES Studios has moved into its new space in a building it purchased at 5711 Old Osborne

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Creative Q&A: Don Just

Creative Q&A: Don Just

Jonathan Spiers June 6, 2016 0

  Where other industry observers see Richmond’s ad scene as a hub of creativity, Don Just sees potential yet to be fully realized. The Brandcenter professor and former CEO of The Martin Agency provided

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The Pitch: Advertising and marketing news for 5.31.16

The Pitch: Advertising and marketing news for 5.31.16

Jonathan Spiers May 31, 2016 0

Barber Martin’s new CCO assembles a local team to produce TV spots for a “lucky” client, the Brandcenter celebrates creative problem-solving, and The Martin Agency picks up more national recognition in a busy month

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