Mercantile Group is a diversified communications group with interests in advertising, media, graphic designing, sports marketing and film production. Over a span of 4 decades, we’ve established ourselves as one of the leading communications groups of the country. With several group companies and strategic stakes in media focused businesses, we cover the entire spectrum of media and communication. We have been privileged to serve top brands in the country that have bestowed their faith on us for all these years and talented teams have worked to help them achieve their marketing objectives. Our associated group companies include:

Mercantile Advertising

Mercantile Advertising is our flagship company that was established in 1972. In its glorious journey, Mercantile has had many firsts. For instance, we were the brand custodians for India’s first private sector airline – East West Airlines. At the peak of the IPO boom in the 90s we pioneered the concept of analyst meets and stockbroker meets that have now become a norm in pre- IPO marketing.

With time, we’ve restructured and rebranded ourselves but what still remains old school is our dedication to our clients’ business.

Currently Mercantile Advertising provides to the following services:

  • Brand Communication
  • Public and Social Sector Communication
  • Media Planning and Buying
  • Digital Solutions
  • Events and Exhibitions
  • Below The Line Communication

Mercantile Advertising currently has offices in the following cities:
Mumbai, New Delhi, Chennai, Kolkata, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Dubai

This network is supplemented by a string of associates across the country.

Karigari Design Inc.

Karigari Design Inc. is a purist graphic design consultancy born (in the spring of 2009) to celebrate crafts and craftsman. We make every piece of design engage the consumer in an intelligent and charming conversation. We offer design services across the spectrum of graphics: Packaging design, identity design, environmental design, book design, web design and product/industrial design.

Step into our open-plan office located in the heart of Bandra and you’ll discover a young, talented, enthusiastic and highly proactive team. Everyone gets involved here. Graphic designers, artists, copywriters, illustrators, strategists: each brings their own individual skills and ideas to every project we handle. That’s why the solutions we create are so inspired. We take real pride in what we do and we aim to create value for our clients. It’s a commitment that doesn’t always give us an easy life. But it certainly gives our clients outstanding results

Currently Karigari Design provides to the following services:

  • Graphic Designing
  • Logo and Brand Identity Solutions
  • Packaging Solutions
  • Motion Graphics
  • Karigari Design Inc. currently has an office in Mumbai

All Star Inc.

Sport has a unique power to connect brands with people. With an aim to help our clients reach out to fans and make them evangelists for these brands, we founded All Star Inc. – our sports marketing consultancy in the year 2008.

All Star Inc. has had the pleasure of working with leading rights holders (sports federations, individual athletes, teams, leagues, events and brands)

All Star Inc. offers its services in the sphere of

  • Sponsorship and Sports Media Distribution
  • Merchandising and Licensing
  • Talent Management
  • Fan Engagement
  • IP creation

All Star Inc. currently has offices in Mumbai and New Delhi

Altius Media Communications

Altius Media Communications is our specialised Out of Home and New Media advertising arm.
Altius Media Communications owns certain exclusive media properties across the country ensuring optimum visibility and high ROI for its clients.
Altius Media Communications currently has an office in Mumbai.

Front Foot Pictures

Front Foot Pictures Pvt Ltd is a new age content creation company that is focused on creating world class sports content, ranging from films, TV content, and specialized content for the web and mobile
One of our major projects has been a Bollywood Biopic on the life of champion badminton player – Saina Nehwal. The film is scheduled to go on floors by 2017.
Front Foot Pictures currently has an office in Mumbai.

Why Us?

  • 24 x 7 x 365 days Agency – Availability and Accessibility
  • Major Accreditation – INS, AIR, Doordarshan, IBF among others
  • Pan India Presence – HQ: Mumbai, Branches: Delhi, Bangalore, Jaipur, Chennai, Hyderabad, Vadodara + associate network in other major cities
  • Presently Serving more than 50 Private/PSU/Government Sector clients in different business categories – experience in relevant field
  • We have retained more than 80% of clients in the last decade – Service Commitment and Reliability
  • One stop shop for all things communication – Advertising, Media Planning and Buying, OOH, Events, Design and Digital
  • Multiple Category Understanding – successfully handled banking, financial services, insurance, tourism, oil & gas, power clients for the last 3 decades