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Intrigued by retail media? These 15 agencies could kickstart your exploration

By June Archbold, Product Manager

November 17, 2023 | 5 min read

As our Deep Dive into The New Retail Landscape winds up, we explore which agencies come with recommendations in commerce and media.

E-commerce and retail media

Looking into retail media? These agencies could help / Adobe Stock

Retail media is an area of increasing interest among advertisers and agency partners. You might be wondering if it’s the right channel for your brand – or if it’s best to wait until opportunities and risks are clearer.

Either way, one of the best places to start could be with an agency that knows both retail and media. So, we’ve dug into our database of client recommendations to see which agencies are endorsed in both areas.

For those unfamiliar, The Drum Recommends is a free service designed by The Drum to help marketers find relevant, trusted agencies. Recommendations are based on reviews by the people best placed to judge their expertise – their clients.

Every year, The Drum Recommends receives thousands of ratings from advertisers. Marketers complete a survey that scores their agency’s performance and the quality and range of their services, as well as price. In order to become recommended for service, agencies must receive at least three client ratings.

Below, you’ll find the names, headcount and office locations of 15 agencies with retail sector experience, recommended by their clients for retail and media-buying services.

Agency Number of staff Location(s)
AMS Media Group 41 London
Anything is Possible 42 Brighton, London
BBJ&K 21 Birmingham
Bind Media 25 Bath
Brazil Street 12 Manchester
December 19 22 London
Golley Slater Group 175 Cardiff, Cirencester, Leeds, London
Jakala 1900 London, Madrid, Milano, New York, Riga, Sao Paulo, Shanghai
MCH London 9 London
Media Bounty 28 London
Mostly Media 15 Bath, Dunfermline
Orchard Media & Events Group 58 Cardiff
RH Advertising 13 Exeter, Plymouth
Space & Time 122 Edinburgh, London, Manchester, Reigate
The Village Communications 13 London

Would you recommend your agency partner to another marketer? Tell us all about your experience by rating their services. And if you work for an agency that you think deserves to be recommended, all you need to do is register with The Drum for free.

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