David Lipman is the creative force behind the campaign to rebrand and reenergize Lord & Taylor, an icon of U.S. retailing. He was hired by NRDC Equity Partners, which bought Lord & Taylor from Federated Department Stores Inc. for $1.1 billion in 2006.
Lipman is chairman of his namesake advertising agency, which has offices in Manhattan’s Meatpacking District and was started by his grandfather in the Twenties. The firm has developed advertising campaigns for clients such as Diane von Furstenberg, David Yurman, Burberry, Zegna and St. John and has annual billings of about $85 million and 60 employees.
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