SRB Marketing will continue to handle advertising, e-mail, and media planning and buying duties for Frey Vineyards through spring 2006.
WDDG has been tapped by the Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company to redesign the Candystand.com Web site and expand it to include additional Wrigley brands. Wrigley invited agencies to propose a redesign for Candystand.com, as well as a recommendation for how its other brands could be woven into the site.
BMW North America has selected Dotglu as its consumer relationship management agency of record. Dotglu will work with GSD&M, BMW's lead agency, on all areas of CRM, direct marketing, database marketing and interactive marketing initiatives, including the redesign of bmwusa.com. Spending was not released.
MayoSeitz Media has been selected as the media agency of record for Robbins Diamonds. Spending was not released.
SunTrust Banks has selected Y&R New York as its lead agency, responsible for advertising and integrated brand communications responsibilities. The decision follows a four-month review that included four finalists. The account is estimated at $40 million.
JWT, New York, has been awarded creative duties on JetBlue Airways' estimated $24 million account. The agency bested McGarryBowen, Taxi, Amalgamated, and The Ad Store for the win. MediaCom, New York, picked up media chores.
Sidney Frank Importing Co., the importer of Jagermeister Liqueur and Gekkeikan Sake, has selected DeVito/Verdi Advertising to create broadcast advertising for Tequila Corazon de Agave. The broadcast media launch is scheduled for the first quarter of 2006. Spending was not released.
Alticor, a provider of business products and manufacturing and logistics services, has hired Element 79 Partners to work on a new corporate branding effort.
After a two-week review, TDA Advertising & Design, Boulder, has been named first agency of record for Mion Footwear, a new brand from The Timberland Co. The agency bested Publicis & Hal Riney, San Francisco; Leo Burnett, Chicago; McClain Finlon Advertising, Denver; and Leopold, Ketel & Partners, Portland, Ore., for the win. Arnold Worldwide, Boston, remains agency of record for existing Timberland brands. Spending was not released.
Fallon Minneapolis resigned the Sony Walkman and Connect accounts, citing financial differences. The agency was awarded the work in June and resigned the account shortly thereafter. Project work was created, but it's doubtful that the work will see the light of day. Fallon's European and Asian work for Sony (including Fallon London's "Balls" campaign for Sony Bravia) remains unaffected.