J. Walter Thompson Has Launched MiNY, an All-inclusive Marketing Firm, to Enhance the Agency’s Capabilities

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J. Walter Thompson has officially launched MiNY, an all-inclusive advertising agency that specializes in beauty, fashion, luxury and lifestyle brands.

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Together, we can help our clients think smarter, braver and bolder, and expertly craft campaigns that will effectively turn our brands into icons. It’s a win-win for us and our clients

J. Walter Thompson has officially launched MiNY, an all-inclusive advertising agency that specializes in beauty, fashion, luxury and lifestyle brands.

MiNY is a small but mighty agency built for today’s world. Their nimble approach, paired with a made-in-New-York mentality and access to the JWT network allows them to work flexibly, fearlessly and quickly to make big ideas happen. And they do so by bringing in beauty bosses, fashion gurus, experts in luxury and the authorities in lifestyle for each unique client initiative. “We believe every brand has the chance to do something mighty,” said MiNY CEO Ignasi Puig. “Our mission is to help clients find the spark that ignites change and inspires innovative ideas. MiNY functions like a small and nimble startup but at the same time is able to tap into the data, research, digital and talent resources of the global JWT network.”

Their collection of award-winning creative minds offers clients a wide range of services: from helping brands position themselves in the beauty and luxury worlds, to uncovering creative solutions from fact-based data, to flawlessly executing creative campaigns. Creativity is at the center of everything they do, and their agency model means less red tape and more agility on the way to getting things done. Their goal is to preserve the integrity of an idea, and they believe the best way to do that is to simplify the process, requiring fewer meetings and levels of approval and more straight-up creating. It’s that fast- paced New York work ethic that allows members of the MiNY team to do just that, working to uncover cultural, human and brand truths and bring big ideas to life.

“We wanted to create a boutique agency within JWT, that answered the needs from beauty, luxury and lifestyle brands for a quick and nimble process. We also curate and hand pick the best talent from each sector to ensure that the clients have award-winning creative experts in their field,” said Zahida Subramanian, Partner, MiNY.

MiNY has already worked with Guess, Coty and Community Foundation Sonoma County to create authentic and relatable brand platforms, global “digital first” ideas for new product launches and impactful nonprofit campaigns that made a difference for both their client and the world.

The new agency will further strengthen JWT’s advertising capabilities across North America and around the globe. MiNY will be JWT’s beauty, fashion, luxury and lifestyle arm, enhancing its ability to help brands in these spaces recognize their visions and craft innovative brand platforms. This launch continues JWT’s strategy of reimagining the future for its clients’ brands.

“MiNY can avail themselves to JWT’s 200 offices and worldwide talent, so we can combine forces and offer our beauty and luxury clients unique solutions at a faster pace. Together, we can help our clients think smarter, braver and bolder, and expertly craft campaigns that will effectively turn our brands into icons. It’s a win-win for us and our clients,” said Tamara Ingram, Global CEO at J. Walter Thompson.

About MiNY: MiNY is revamping the ad agency model to better suit client needs and does so with a made-in-New-York work ethic. Our goal is to uncover cultural, human and brand truths, build brand platforms and bring big ideas to life in fast, fearless and effective ways. MiNY taps into J. Walter Thompson’s global network to put together teams of specialists for each unique brand initiative, ensuring our beauty, fashion, luxury and lifestyle clients get the talent best suited for their business goals. For more information, visit http://www.miny.com or @hello.miny on Instagram.

About J. Walter Thompson: J. Walter Thompson (JWT) has been at the forefront of advertising for over 153 years, constantly evolving and drawing upon our unique and innovative DNA to reimagine the future for our clients and our agency. JWT has always been first, changing the course of the future for ourselves and our clients. We aired the first TV commercial, launched the first global campaign, promoted the first female creative director, rocketed the first candy bar into space, created the first amphibious prosthetic limb, and taught a computer to “paint” a 3D “Rembrandt.” For more information, visit http://www.jwt.com or @JWT_Worldwide on Twitter.

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