Vertis Tapped to Boost Awareness of Bruegger’s Bagels Brand

BALTIMORE—April 25, 2011—Vertis Communications, a results-driven marketing communications company that delivers inventive advertising, direct marketing and interactive solutions, has signed a two-year contract with Bruegger’s Bagels, a popular quick-service bakery and café operating in 26 states and Canada, to serve as a key provider of direct marketing programs and compelling advertising inserts.

Vertis will work to support Bruegger’s marketing strategies, including drawing customers to its 300 regional locations and driving overall business growth, through the creation and deployment of high-impact promotional pieces. Bruegger’s will engage customers in and out of their homes with special offers, coupons and other deals in bold single-sheet ads with diecuts, tri-folds, four-page free standing inserts and jumbo postcards designed to pique interest and compel customer response. Vertis Logistics will enhance the return on Bruegger’s marketing investment through mail optimization and speedy in-home delivery.

“We understand that consumers today have a lot of options for fast, casual dining, so it is vital to plan and execute programs that make Bruegger’s stand out in the crowd,” said Scott Colwell, chief marketing officer, Bruegger’s Enterprises. “For more than 25 years, we’ve focused on being the best in the business and will continue striving to always delight our guests. We will rely on Vertis’ expertise in the quick service restaurant segment to captivate and create a point of differentiation among our competitors, all while creating efficiencies and providing the superior customer service we expect.”

About Vertis Communications
Vertis Communications is a results-driven marketing communications company that delivers inventive advertising, direct marketing and interactive solutions to prominent brands across North America. Our deep industry knowledge and extensive range of offerings—including integrated data solutions, digital program management systems, creative services, world-class print and mail production, logistics, out-of-home and business process outsourcing—are used to deliver superior program performance that drives bottom line results for our clients. With 100 strategically positioned locations and more than 5,000 dedicated professionals, we deliver impeccable quality and fast turnaround. For more information, visit

About Bruegger’s Enterprises
Bruegger’s Enterprises, Inc. is a leader in the fast casual restaurant segment. The company operates 300 Bruegger’s Bakeries in North America (including 5 co-branded locations). In addition, it operates 137 Timothy’s World Coffee, mmmuffins and Michel’s Bakery Cafés in Canada through a wholly owned subsidiary, Threecaf Brands Canada Inc. BEI’s portfolio of brands is dedicated to serving a wide variety of freshly prepared breakfast and lunch options, made with high quality simple ingredients. Founded in 1983, the company is headquartered in Burlington, Vermont and supports its neighbors in every community it serves. For more information, please visit

Source: company release.

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