This agency wants to lend a hand if your brand has "fallen" on hard times. Doing business as Fallon Worldwide, Fallon Group is a leading creative ad agency that has served such notable clients as Travelers Insurance, General Mills, and NBCUniversal and operates through offices in Minneapolis, London, and Tokyo. The firm offers creative development, marketing and branding services, brand and corporate identity consulting, and campaign planning services. Fallon also provides interactive marketing services and website development. The agency was founded as Fallon McElligott Rice in 1981 by partners Pat Fallon, Tom McElligott, and Nancy Rice. Fallon is a subsidiary of Paris-based advertising conglomerate Publicis.
The second-biggest advertising agency in Minneapolis, behind Interpublic subsidiary Campbell Mithun, Fallon is known for its highly creative ad work. Projects have included the Buddy Lee campaign for Lee jeans and a series of short films produced for BMW automobiles and distributed over the Internet.
In 2009 Fallon launched Skimmer, a desktop application that functions as a sort of "dashboard" for social networking websites such as Facebook, Twitter, and Flickr. Ever the branding firm, Fallon offers Skimmer as a free download on its website.