Coles Supermarkets Taps Roster Shops DDB and TBWA

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Agencies join Big Red in supporting core marketing activities for Coles Supermarkets during the ongoing pandemic
Coles Supermarkets Taps Roster Shops DDB and TBWAColes has enlisted additional support from members of its existing agency roster, to help manage our marketing response to issues surrounding COVID-19 while keeping our longer-term marketing strategy on track. DDB and TBWA, which have worked with Coles Financial Services since July 2019, will join Big Red in supporting core marketing activities for Coles Supermarkets during the ongoing pandemic.

Says Coles Group CMO Lisa Ronson: “I’m proud of the support Big Red have given us during this unique time. I also feel really assured by the support of such a strong set of agencies, working with our teams as they fulfil our ambition to sustainably feed all Australians at this difficult time.”

Adds DDB Group Australia CEO Andrew Little: “We’re greatly looking forward to working with both the Coles Supermarkets and Big Red teams to help keep customers informed on how Coles is working to meet their needs.”

Says Ted Horton, CEO of Big Red: “We understand the massive impact that COVID-19 has had on the Australian public, and the critical role that Coles plays in supporting Australians. We look forward to continuing to guide and support the Coles marketing team to communicate with their customers across the nation.”

Says TBWA Melbourne CEO, Kimberly Wells: “In our work with the Coles Financial Services team we’ve seen just how influential the Coles brand is in our community. We are grateful for this opportunity to help them continue meeting the market in a positive way at such a critical time.”
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