UniWorld Group opens UniWorld West, in Long Beach, Calif., to handle Hispanic and multicultural advertising.
Stamps.com, Santa Monica, Calif., and eVineyards, Portland, Ore., to Wieden & Kennedy, Portland. Stamps.com, planning to sell postage stamps over the Internet, had been in discussions with BBDO/West.
Paymybills.com, Pasadena, Calif., an online bill-paying service, tapped Asher & Partners, Los Angeles, for advertising.
American Express Co., New York, launched an online banking initiative called Membership B@nking. The service, available to cardmembers and non-cardmembers, offers money market and checking accounts, CDs, and lines of credit. Customers have the option
CBS Corp., New York, will acquire a 20% stake in privately held Rx.com, an online retailer of OTC medications and healthcare products. In exchange, Rx.com will receive $37.5 million of advertising and promotion over four years across CBS' media properties.
Copyright July 1999, Crain Communications Inc.