Group, London, bought an interest in San Francisco direct marketing shop Miller/ Huber Relationship Marketing. Lowe wouldn't disclose details of the equity partnership. Miller/Huber has billings of $135 million, and clients including British Airways, Cisco Systems, Levi Strauss & Co., Micron PC and Wells Fargo Bank. The shop also includes ClientNet, a digital relationship marketing subsidiary. Miller/Huber will continue as an independent agency under President Floyd Miller and Exec VP-Creative Director Paul Huber. The deal follows Lowe's investment earlier this year in sales promotion agency Zipatoni Co., St. Louis.
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