Jimmy John’s unveils new wheat sub in a wheat field

Sandwich giant announces menu addition with a pop-up store in a North Dakota wheat field Talk about getting your sales force into the field. Jimmy John’s, one of America’s fastest-growing sandwich franchises is adding a new bread to its lineup for the first time in over 20 years. The new 9-Grain Wheat Sub features a … Continue reading “Jimmy John’s unveils new wheat sub in a wheat field”

Freak Yeah! Jimmy John’s has gotten like, freaky fast

One of America’s fastest growing fast-food chains, Champaign, IL-based Jimmy John’s has launched an exciting new advertising campaign nationwide. Long known for making sandwiches “freaky fast,” the campaign, created by FCB Chicago, ups the freaky ante by celebrating the brand’s freaky employees and the lengths to which they go to prepare the perfect sandwich. Apparently, … Continue reading “Freak Yeah! Jimmy John’s has gotten like, freaky fast”

You want a sandwich war? You got a sandwich war.

First, there were the Chicken wars. Now, Jimmy John’s finds itself in the middle of a sandwich war during the company’s first-ever Super Bowl commercial. The new spot from the Champaign, IL-based company features “Everybody Loves Raymond” star Brad Garrett as Tony Bolognavich, the “King of Cold Cuts.”  Bolognavich runs a lean, mean and quite questionable … Continue reading “You want a sandwich war? You got a sandwich war.”

Geoff Edwards tops busy week of moves in LA

CAA’s Geoff Edwards to helm R/GA Ad Age reports that Geoff Edwards, co-creator of peace coalition Saturday Morning and former CAA Marketing co-head of creative, has joined R/GA as VP Executive Creative Director of LA. Edwards, who spent a good deal of time in Chicago at DDB, FCB and Element79, is said to have a … Continue reading “Geoff Edwards tops busy week of moves in LA”

Madison spot house signs L.A. director

Spot FilmWorks’ signing of Chris Neil for Midwest representation gives the Madison-based company its second Hollywood marquee name director.

Neil, a nephew of Francis Ford Coppola, who lives in Venice, California, joins Spot FilmWorks’ small but elite roster of president/director Michael Graf and L.A.-based Jay Torres, award-winning commercial director, who also directs prime-time TV episodes (“Desperate Housewives,” “Aliens”).

Said Neil, “I was keen to branch out into the Midwest market and I was immediately drawn to Spot FilmWorks.