CANTON, MA (June 27, 2018) – Dunkin’ Donuts today announced the selection of a unit within Publicis Media as the agency partner for its U.S. media buying and planning. The team, a bespoke unit of Publicis dedicated and named for Dunkin’ Donuts, will pull resources from across Publicis Groupe’s Digitas and Blue 449 to handle the account.
The agency’s responsibilities will include working closely with Dunkin’ Donuts’ company leadership, franchise leadership and existing partners on all national and local media-planning and buying. Publicis Media will leverage its unique assets in data, creativity, media and technology to optimize campaigns and personalize targeted media efforts across all channels.
“This is an incredibly exciting time for Dunkin’ Donuts as we are evolving to become America's favorite on-the-go stop for coffee and baked goods, and we’re delighted to partner with Publicis Media to help us identify, engage and inspire action with the right consumers in real time,” said Keith Lusby, Vice President of Media for Dunkin’ Donuts U.S. “We selected the Publicis team because they brought forth best-in-class people, tools and ideas that demonstrated they are the ideal partner to help us innovate the way we engage with our consumers and drive the business forward.”
“Dunkin’ Donuts is an iconic American brand and we’re thrilled to partner and help them continue to win consumer attention, loyalty and growth through transformative marketing solutions spanning investment, strategy, content, data and analysis and more,” said Jodi Robinson, President of Digitas North America, and executive lead of the Dunkin’ Donuts team.
Dunkin’ Donuts initiated a media review earlier this year, which was led by MediaLink. The company also recently named BBDO as its creative agency partner in April.
About Dunkin’ Donuts
Founded in 1950, Dunkin' Donuts is America's favorite all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods. Dunkin' Donuts is a market leader in the hot regular/decaf/flavored coffee, iced coffee, donut, bagel and muffin categories. Dunkin' Donuts has earned a No. 1 ranking for customer loyalty in the coffee category by Brand Keys for 12 years running. The company has more than 12,500 restaurants in 46 countries worldwide. Based in Canton, Mass., Dunkin' Donuts is part of the Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: DNKN) family of companies. For more information, visit www.DunkinDonuts.com.
About Publicis Media
Publicis Media is one of the four solutions hubs of Publicis Groupe ([Euronext Paris FR0000130577, CAC 40], alongside Publicis Communications, Publicis.Sapient and Publicis Healthcare. Led by Steve King, CEO, Publicis Media is comprised of Starcom, Zenith, Digitas, Spark Foundry, Blue 449 and Performics, powered by digital-first, data-driven global practices that together deliver client value and business transformation. Publicis Media is committed to helping its clients navigate the modern media landscape and is present in more than 100 countries with over 23,500 employees worldwide.