Jackie's Journal Feb. 22, 201222 Feb, 2012 By: Jackie Jones
The Direct Response Marketing Alliance (DRMA) and Response Magazine invite you to the annual Chicago Reception, held during the International Home+Housewares Show. The event is set for Monday, March 12, from 6-9 p.m. at the Dana Hotel and Spa’s hip 26th floor location at 660 N. State St. in Chicago. All guests must RSVP (by March 5) here.
a2b Fulfillment, a Greensboro, Ga.-based third-party logistics provider, integrates systems with PacNet Services, an international payment processing company that clears E-commerce and mail order payments in the national currencies of more than 130 countries.
Hawthorne Direct announces the addition of Post Production Supervisor Todd Kniss and Associate Producer Ashley Harsen.
The 33rd annual Telly Awards honors El Segundo, Calif.-based C Spot Run Productions LLC in three categories: Film and Video – Beauty and Cosmetics, Commercials – Beauty and Cosmetics, and Copywriting for its DRTV hybrid spot of Magic Minerals by Jerome Alexander for JML.
Chicago-based marketing agency commonground hires Jay Farrell as executive vice president of agency development.
LocalResponse launches a pro version of its analytics and action platform for marketers.
Pitney Bowes names Jeff Crouse as vice president and general manager of small and medium business for its North American mailing division.
Mobile ad startup Kiip hires Zynga’s advertising chief , Manny Anekal, as chief executive officer
Viggle, a mobile loyalty rewards program company, acquires tech company Loyalize, which enables brands to engage with live TV audiences on mobile devices.
Ogilvy & Mather Chicago names Lee Newman as president of the unified agency.
Lin TV promotes Michael Kelly to vice president of sales.
Opera Software acquires mobile ad networks Mobile Theory and 4th Screen Advertising.