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The Mars Agency, Southfield

  • 25200 Telegraph Road MARS Corporate Center
  • Southfield, Michigan 48033
  • United States
  • Phone: (+1) 248 936-2200
  • Fax: (+1) 248 936-2760

Philosophy & Competitive Advantages

Our process is our competitive advantage, where everything we do starts with our clients’ business issue and ends with profitable, sustainable growth.

1. We solve business problems: By asking the right questions and understanding your business like no other agency can, we solve immediate and long-term business problems to deliver growth.

2. We know commerce: If a shopper can buy from it, we understand it and can activate against it. Our retail strategists know more than tactics; they truly know the retailers. With over 20 people in the field working with retailers in grocery, mass, club and drug, we can provide more than just suggestions, we deliver solutions.

3. We have a deep understanding of the whole person and buying experience: Our Strategic Planning group delivers insights, not data, to connect our clients’ brands with shoppers and consumers.

4. We inspire change with ideas: Our creative teams don’t start with tactics, they start with ideas: Creative, Strategic and Activation ideas. The goal of which is to change consumer behavior and drive shoppers to buy. 

 

Network Description

We are global organization with offices in Detroit, MI; Bentonville, AR; Chicago, OL; Cincinnati, OH; Kansas City, MO; Minneapolis, MN; New York, NY; Oakland, CA; Scottsdale, AZ; Toronto, Canada, and London, UK

Trade Organizations

Women's Business Enterprise National Council

Contacts

New Business

Ken Barnett
Global Chief Executive Officer
Phone: (+1) 248-936-2267
barnettk@themarsagency.com

New Business

Rob Rivenburgh
Partner, Chief Operating Officer
Phone: (+1) 248-936-2231
rivenburghr@themarsagency.com

Personnel

Ken Barnett
Global Chief Executive Officer
Phone: (+1) 248-936-2267
barnettk@themarsagency.com
Rob Rivenburgh
Partner, Chief Operating Officer
Phone: (+1) 248-936-2231
rivenburghr@themarsagency.com

Campaigns

Awards

award Distinction Category Brand Year
Communicator Award of Distinction Silver 2014
Telly Award Bronze Big Y/Vince Wilfork "Piling On" In-Vince-Ible Pizza 2014
Telly Award Bronze 2014
Reggie Awards Gold 2013
Reggie Awards Silver 2013
# 1 Ranking Shopper Marketing Agency - The Hub Magazine 2012
DESIGN OF THE TIMES Silver 2012
Effie Awards Silver 2012
Effie Awards Gold 2012
Hub Prize Award Silver 2012
Reggie Awards Silver 2012
# 1 Ranking Shopper Marketing Agency - The Hub Magazine 2011
Pro Awards Silver 2011
# 1 Ranking Shopper Marketing Agency - The Hub Magazine 2010
DESIGN OF THE TIMES Gold 2010
# 1 Ranking Shopper Marketing Agency - The Hub Magazine 2009
Reggie Awards Gold 2009
# 1 Ranking Shopper Marketing Agency - The Hub Magazine 2008
DESIGN OF THE TIMES Silver 2008
DESIGN OF THE TIMES Gold 2008
DESIGN OF THE TIMES Silver 2007
DESIGN OF THE TIMES Gold 2007
DESIGN OF THE TIMES Silver 2006
DESIGN OF THE TIMES Gold 2006