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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…

Ice-T and Coco Discuss Their New Talk Show, Media Obsessions and Why They're Mad at Twitter

The married duo hits the airwaves on Aug. 3

Specs Coco Age 36 Claim to fame Model, actress, founder of Licious apparel and lingerie Twitter @cocosworld Base New York Ice-T Age 57 Claim to fame Actor (Law & Order: SVU), rapper Twitter @FINALLEVEL Base New York Latest project…

How Marketers at Music Fests Are Engaging Fans on Site and Online

Using new tech, new tricks

Those tickets to Lollapalooza weren't cheap, and they didn't even come with red carpet-style perks that could help turn the upcoming Chicago show with Metallica and Paul McCartney into a…

This Drug Maker Is Using Empowerment and Emojis to Reach Millennial Women

#ActuallySheCan campaign for birth control pills

Brands creating empowerment campaigns for women is nothing new—there's even an award for it now. But a pharmaceutical company creating a platform to empower women's wellbeing? That's new. And that's…

If Iran Sanctions Lift, Will Ad Companies Rush In?

Dentsu is already there, WPP and Publicis are in no rush

Sir Martin Sorrell, the WPP chief, has called Iran the last great, untapped market for growing his business. With a potential nuclear deal set to end some embargoes and perhaps…

MDC Founder Miles Nadal Quits Amid SEC Investigation

Additional $2 million in questionable expenses recently identified

Just how bad are the findings of the SEC's investigation of MDC Partners' founder Miles Nadal? That's the question looming over the company after he quit unexpectedly this week, along…

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