Nashville, Tenn – The Buntin Group has added four leading brands to its client portfolio, including Nashville based companies Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE: BKD) and Kirkland’s, Inc. (NYSE: KIRK), as well as Deca International Corporation’s GolfBuddy Technologies, headquartered in California, and La Quinta Inns and Suites located in Dallas.
Brookdale Senior Living, Kirkland’s and Golf Buddy have tapped Buntin for strategic brand development and activation, while La Quinta will work with Buntin’s Out-of-Home Media division.
“These are all premier companies, category leaders and brands,” said Jeffrey Buntin, Jr., President and CEO of The Buntin Group. “They each have turned to us to help chart their next chapter of growth and success – and we are proud and humbled by the opportunity to work with such prestigious and talented partners.”
Brookdale Senior Living communities have provided exceptional senior living since 1978. Today, Brookdale is the nation’s largest operator of senior living communities throughout the United States and a leading provider of innovative senior-related services.
Kirkland's, Inc. was founded in 1966 and is a specialty retailer of home décor in the United States. The company currently operates 299 stores in 30 states and provides a unique complement of home décor, ideas and gifts to a passion-oriented retail market.
Deca International Corporation, headquartered in South Korea, has operations in the U.S., Canada, Europe, Japan and Australia and is the manufacturer of GolfBuddy. The company, a proven leader and innovator in the golf GPS industry and distance measuring devices, recently introduced the new GolfBuddy “Voice” into worldwide distribution.
LQ Management L.L.C. is one of the largest operators of select-service hotels in the United States. Based in Dallas, Texas, the Company operates and provides franchise services to more than 800 hotels in 46 states, Canada and Mexico under the La Quinta Inn® and La Quinta Inn & Suites® brands. For reservations or more information about La Quinta, please visit www.LQ.com or call 1-800-SLEEPLQ. Follow La Quinta Inns & Suites on Twitter at http://twitter.com/LQ or become a Facebook fan at http://www.facebook.com/laquinta
Celebrating its 40th year in business, The Buntin Group is the largest strategic brand communications firm in Tennessee and among the top 40 independent agencies in the U.S. Buntin Out-of-Home Media is among the nation’s leading independent out-of-home media management companies. The firm can be found at buntingroup.com, on Twitter @thebuntingroup and facebook.com/buntingroup.