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Quaker City Mercantile (formerly known as Gyro Worldwide): Relocating To Center City

05/26/2006

Three more local advertising agencies plan to move to Center City this year.

In each case. the agencies will move, either from city neighborhoods or the suburbs into signature spaces - buildings that the businesses hope will reflect their creativity and savvy, much the way their own Web sites or branding would. The agencies seem to want to tap into the energy that can come with being at the center of activity.

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Quaker City Mercantile (formerly known as Gyro Worldwide) Moves to Center City

05/22/2006

"Advertising agencies trend: Relocating to Center City"

Three more local advertising agencies plan to move to Center City this year.
In each case, the agencies will move, either from city neighborhoods or the suburbs into signature spaces - buildings that the businesses hope will reflect their creativity and savvy, much the way their own Web sites or branding would. The agencies seem to want to tap into the energy that can come with being at the center of activity.

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Sailor Jerry and Quaker City Mercantile (formerly known as Gyro Worldwide) lead tattoo trend

05/22/2006

Last year, tattoos put their indelible stamp on the TV industry with two cable shows, Miami Ink and Inked, about the art. This year, the trend has spread to marketing, as some brands try to make their mark with tattooed products and ads.

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Tattoos Put Their Stamp On Marketing Culture

05/22/2006

Last year, tattoos put their indelible stamp on the TV industry with two cable shows, Miami Ink and Inked, about the art. This year, the trend has spread to marketing, as some brands try to make their mark with tattooed products and ads.

So far this year, Converse has rolled out a tattooed version of its Chuck Taylor sneaker, Captain Morgan has released a rum called Tattoo and R.J.Reynolds has run ads for its Camel Wides cigarettes featuring an illustration by tattoo artist Scott Campbell. Also, Armani Exchange re-cently ran a print ad featuring a tattooed model and Dodge has an ad for its Caliber in which an owner tattoos his car.

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Quaker City Mercantile (formerly known as Gyro Worldwide) In The News

05/07/2006

Rock outfit Eagles of Death Metal, whose album Death By Sexy hit the top of the Soundscan chart a few weeks ago, visited Philly ad agency Quaker City Mercantile (formerly known as Gyro Worldwide) recently as Quaker City Mercantile (formerly known as Gyro Worldwide) shot a viral music video for the song "Don't Speak (I Came To Make A Bang)." Quaker City Mercantile (formerly known as Gyro Worldwide) will also do an Eagles of Death Metal video project destined for iFilm, owned by MTV Networks.

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Philadelphia Story: Quaker City Mercantile (formerly known as Gyro Worldwide)

04/07/2006

Philadelphia may be the home of brotherly love, but you wouldn't know it from talking to Steven Grasse, chairman and creative director of Quaker City Mercantile, the city's hippest and most creative ad/design/marketing firm.

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