Subway’s Food Isn’t Greasy, But It Does Contain Fat

As I mentioned earlier today, an agency’s job is to find a client’s brand truth and then reveal it. Here’s a case where the agency–MMB in Boston–found their competitors’ truth and revealed it instead.

While this approach does lay bare the truths about Subway’s competitors, it also hides the truth about Subway’s own menu choices, many of which are equally unhealthy.

About David Burn

I wrote my first ad for a political candidate when I was 17 years old. She won her race and I felt the seductive power of advertising for the first time. Today—after working for seven agencies in five states—I am head of brand strategy and creative direction at Bonehook in Portland, Oregon.