MarketPlace Lends a Paw to Stray Rescue

Food is our primary passion at MarketPlace, of course, but it’s definitely not the start and end of our interests. Take pets, for instance. Whether they’re our own or others’, we love pets. MarketPlace is a second home to Silky Landau (our lovely black lab), and we generally play host […]

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Be Held: The Art of Packaging

I didn’t have the type of mother who said things like, “Well, you’re a sight to behold,” but if I did, she would have said that to me just about every day during my middle school years. I regret many of the outfits I wore in the mid- to late-eighties, […]

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Marketing the Impossible

We love challenges, whether they’re related to marketing strategy, advertising, brand building, or eating X number of Y in Z minutes. So we especially love it when we partner with a client who enjoys challenges as much as we do. Solazyme Roquette Nutritionals, a new client, is doing amazing things […]

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A Loose-Leaf Look for a New Tea Market

We recently began working with Martin Bauer Inc, an integrated division of the Martin Bauer Group, a German-based supplier of herbal and fruit infusions, teas, and tea extracts. Their customers include companies from the tea, beverage, and pharmaceutical industries, and we’re working with them on marketing tea ingredients to help […]

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Putting on our Dairy Shoes

“Bring rubber boots”—that was my only advice for Elliott, our multimedia producer, the day before we visited a dairy farm for a video we’re producing. Elliott didn’t listen. Poor Elliott’s shoes. Rough start. But the cows sure were cute. Right, Elliott? We started with an up-close and personal tour of […]

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Translating Hope, Designing Love: G180 and MarketPlace

It has long been a tradition of MarketPlace to partner with organizations that give back to the community. One of our favorites is Gateway 180. Gateway180 :: Homelessness Reversed, located in downtown St. Louis, is a resource for women and children experiencing the unimaginable burden of homelessness. They provide a safe […]

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Photographing FURminator

There are few things I’d rather do than photograph dogs. It’s the perfect mix of so many of the things I enjoy; not only do I get to spend time with dogs, I get to spend time behind the camera, and I get to see the dogs’ owners’ faces when […]

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Unwrapping Food

When we’re not marketing food, we’re discussing, praising, preparing, or consuming it. Does this qualify us to discuss the holidays? You bet your fruitcake. No matter who, where, or how you are, your holiday memories involve food. The holidays don’t exist because of food, but they probably wouldn’t exist without […]

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A Website for the Dairy Council

If you don’t already know The Nutrition Education People, I hope you’ll get to know them soon. They’re the heart behind the St. Louis District Dairy Council (SLDDC), a nonprofit nutrition education organization whose mission, since 1932, has been to communicate the role and necessity of dairy as part of […]

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Fresh Positioning

Landshire is a manufacturer and marketer of packaged sandwiches and snacks distributed throughout the United States. Landshire had a business-to-business website and needed a consumer-driven website that also promoted their companies’ growing capabilities. Moreover, Landshire was receiving pressure from Walmart to boost sales or face the loss of shelf space. […]

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