Greg Kearns came from the agency world, starting in more traditional advertising with Hill Holliday in Boston and mostly with financial services clients. He saw shopper marketing as a growing discipline in the ad industry and was lucky enough to land with JWT Action (Geometry Global).
Packaged in boxes depicting black-and-white photographs of parents and their babies against a bold black background, Kimberly-Clark's new Huggies Special Delivery premium diapers stand out in a category full of pastels, whites and soft colors. In partnership with Target, a program incorporating the brand's unique creative spotlights the new diapers in stores, online and through unique, Minneapolis-area experiential events.
Going direct-to-consumer is easier said than done. Blurring the lines between brands, retailers, media and advertising, success requires building a collaborative team who can work together to maximize growth. The opening keynote of CGSM will feature a panel filled with CG experts in the DTC space.