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R/GA U.S. President Seth Solomons Exits the Agency

Arrived in late 2013, promoted last month

Seth Solomons, a top executive at digital shop R/GA, has left the agency after 20 months. Solomons joined R/GA in November 2013 as a managing director in New York and global…

Look Out, Coconut Water. Maple Water Could Be the Next Big Thing

It's tapped from trees, but is that a selling point or liability?

In the $13 billion bottled-water business, beverage companies like Nestlé and PepsiCo use all sorts of sophisticated equipment to fortify, blend and infuse ordinary water with everything from vitamins to…

Ad of the Day: JetBlue and Coke Bring Their Feel-Good Brands Together for NYC Stunt

Share a Coke, and get a very special surprise

JetBlue and Coca-Cola liked the looks of each other enough to try a stunt together in Penn Station recently, where they teamed up to bend the general rule of NYC…

Who Are Today's Creative Icons, and How Do They Inspire You? Join #AdweekChat to Discuss

Twitter chat begins at 2 p.m. ET today

True creativity often feels like it's in short supply, even in advertising. But there are plenty of inspirational talents out there, if you know where to look. To help you find…

Subway Reviews Its Creative Business, Hires Chris Carroll in Top Marketing Role

Moving fast amid Jared Fogle scandal

Damage control is working quickly at Subway. Sources said that former svp of global marketing Chris Carroll is back in the fold in a top marketing role, and the chain…

As Chick-fil-A Heads North, Can It Leave Its Political Baggage Behind?

Some potential ad partners still balk at CEO's gay-marriage stance

Chick-fil-A has long savored its reputation for delicious chicken sandwiches and strongly held traditional values.  But as the successful and growing fast-food chain's ambitions extend behind its Southern base, and as…

Uber Takes Over New York Times Homepage With Large Ad Calling Out the Mayor

Plays up newspaper's 'bad idea' editorial

Uber's war against New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio escalated today with a large masthead ad on The New York Times' homepage calling out the politician's proposal to limit…

Big Markets Drive Profit Growth at IPG

Agencies in the U.S., U.K. and Asia-Pacific outperform peers

Net income at Interpublic Group grew significantly in both the second quarter and first half of the year, amid modest revenue growth. Revenue rose 1 percent in the quarter and about…

24 Hours in Advertising: Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Yahoo's revenues on the rise, PRNewser names 30 under 30, more

PRNewser named 30 of the most impressive public relations talents in the industry under the age of 30. Plus, Yahoo reported a loss overall, but the company's revenue was up…

Women Now Hold Half of the Top Jobs at Havas Worldwide Chicago

Tatia Torrey named chief client officer

Decades after the Mad Men era, men still largely run ad agencies. But even if agencies can still feel like boys' clubs, recently women have been gaining a number of…

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