Carat to handle Dixcy Textiles’s account

Kartik-IyerAfter witnessing an extremely successful year in 2014 only to be ranked as the No 1 media agency in India in the New Business League (published by R3), Carat is surely in no mood to slow down.

Dixcy Textiles, the producers of the national brand Dixcy Scott, is the latest to join the agency’s client kitty. MEC Chennai was the incumbent on the account, the size of which is estimated to be around Rs. 25 crores. Carat won the account in a multi-agency pitch and will handle it from its Bangalore office.

Dixcy Scott is a leading national brand catering to a wide range of product categories including the Innerwear, lounge wear and thermal wear segments. It has roped in Bollywood superstar Salman Khan as its brand ambassador. With a brand proposition that stands for, “The ultimate winner”, the idea here is to use Khan’s image to showcase life’s winning moments, dovetailed seamlessly through Dixcy’s various product range. The campaign is slated to break nationally on television in April, this year.

Speaking on the appointment of Carat as their Media AOR,  Raghul Sikka, Director Dixcy Scott said, “We were looking out for a media partner who could deliver fresh perspectives in terms of planning and execution in reaching out to the target audience. We found that partner in Carat.”

Says Joydeep Raha, Sr. VP Carat – South, “We are delighted to have been appointed by Dixcy Textiles. Through our proprietary cutting edge Carat tools we are doing some interesting work that enables us to design consumer centric, integrated and engaging solution and we look forward to partnering with Dixcy to take it new heights in the future”
Kartik Iyer, MD of Carat said, “We look forward to working with Dixcy in its growth plans and will bring to bear all of our cutting edge tools and technologies to deliver Digitally Ahead, Integrated solutions. We are truly honored to have been chosen by Dixcy and look forward to a long relationship with them in the years to come.”

Carat, the world’s largest independent media communications specialist, is part of the global operating unit – The Dentsu Aegis Network, which also includes Vizeum – media agency, Posterscope – the global OOH sector leader, Brandscope, Hyperspace (Retail), psLive (Activation), PSI (Airports), Isobar – the global communications agency with digital at its heart and iProspect Communicate 2 – the leading agency in search and performance marketing. The network also encapsulates Dentsu and Dentsu Media along with the local brands Webchutney, TaprootIndia and Milestone Brandcom.

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