Elizabeth Arden Co., New York, as part of an effort to expand its marketing presence, hired J. Walter Thompson USA, New York, to handle advertising that had been in-house for a decade. JWT
, one of the agencies for Arden parent Unilever, will launch a campaign for Arden in the fall. The effort will include TV and print advertising, promotions, and interactive marketing. The cosmetics and fragrance company spent $24 million in U.S. measured media in 1998, according to Competitive Media Reporting.
Copyright April 1999, Crain Communications Inc.