US News and World report has issued a hit list of companies that have a good chance of failing in the next 8-9 months. We took it a step further and outlined who their advertising agencies are, because of the client goes bankrupt, the chances are great that the Advertising Agency will take a big hit as well. We took a sample of some of that hit list and added their agency of record. If there is any “bugs” in the listing please let us know.
Rite Aid – MARC USA (press release lists them as a client in 2008)
Chrysler – Omnicom – (Article dated 2007)
Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group – Icrossing (digital)- (Current Article on Icrossing.Com)
Realogy Corp – Havas’ McKinney – Article Dated 2007
Six Flags – Zimmerman – Article dated 2006
Blockbuster – Unknown today — but we do know that Doner fired them as a client in 2007
Below is the full list of companies that they are reporting might go under… enjoy the research.
Rite Aid, Claire’s Stores,Chrysler,Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group,Realogy Corp.,Station Casinos.,Loehmann’s Capital Corp.,Sbarro. ,Six Flags.,Blockbuster,Krispy Kreme. ,Landry’s Restaurants. ,Sirius Satellite Radio.,Trump Entertainment Resorts Holdings.,BearingPoint.