• RAPP Taps Into Omnicom To Deliver On Personalization

    Fifty-year-old direct marketing agency RAPP plays an increasingly relevant role in a world where personalization is key. Rather than expanding beyond its core value prop like some competitors, RAPP is doubling down on its strength of knowing individuals and augmenting that expertise through partnerships. “We’ve always had the customer at the center of everything,” CEO […]

  • Podcast: Rapping With RAPP

    Welcome to AdExchanger Talks, a podcast focused on data-driven marketing. Subscribe here. The basic structure of agencies hasn’t changed much in 20 years, but the competition has exploded, according to Rapp Worldwide CEO Marco Scognamiglio. “Your Wundermans, your Ogilvys, your RAPPs are still big, successful businesses. We’ve done very few acquisitions. We’ve grown organically,” Marco Scognamiglio says […]

  • RAPP’s US Media Chief Builds Bridges Between Creative And Media

    Media and creative are merging, and agencies are rushing to become experts in areas where traditionally they were not. Full-service agencies like Hill Holliday and MARC USA, for instance, are fast-tracking their media planning and buying abilities. On the flip side, media agencies like GroupM’s Maxus are working to build stronger ties with creatives. Count […]

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  • RAPP-ing Up The Customer Experience With Data, Media And Technology

    When one thinks about media planning, one does not think of Omnicom-owned agency RAPP. This is understandable. RAPP built its reputation as a creative, CRM and digital agency. But the confluence of advertising and marketing means that the media planning and buying disciplines are increasingly areas RAPP hopes to build out. AdExchanger spoke about this, […]

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  • Applying Data at RAPP: How Omnicom Shop Bridges CRM And Paid Media

    On Omnicom Group’s Q3 earnings call last week, CEO John Wren waxed poetic for a few minutes about the holding company’s investment in data, calling out a new director of applied data position at agency RAPP. Loren Grossman, the guy filling out that role, is charged with “deriving actions” from data platforms including DMPs, CRM systems […]

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  • Did We Mention Annalect? Omnicom CEO Wren Offers Publicis Merger Update

    The lawyers may be scurrying and the deal fees mounting, but Omnicom and Publicis are still on track to complete their $35 billion megamerger by early 2014. The companies are making slow but steady progress on achieving regulatory approval for the deal, Omnicom CEO John Wren told investors on the company’s Q3 earnings call this morning. […]