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ICG Founders Start Over With Modest Plans

Convinced that media buying has become too top heavy at big agencies, two veteran executives who helped build one of those mega-shops are trying to elbow their way back into…

February 10, 2003, 12:00 AM EST

Spots Imitate Film For Video Release

G&M Plumbing enlists actors to reprise roles for campaignThree TV spots supporting the video and DVD release of My Big Fat Greek Wedding will show the parents of the bride…

February 3, 2003, 12:00 AM EST

Starkist Hires Suissa Miller For Creative

LOS ANGELES Suissa Miller has picked up creative duties on the Starkist Tuna account after a review of undisclosed shops, the client and the agency confirmed. Plans call…

February 1, 2003, 12:00 AM EST

Bear Hugs and Giggles via KB&P

Teddy Ruxpin, the talking teddy bear that became a must-have Christmas gift in the late 1980s, has sired an heir.The Wabi Bear, due out in late 2003 and backed by…

January 27, 2003, 12:00 AM EST

Battle of the Boxcars

Both vehicles are unusual, box-shaped hipmobiles for 18-24-year-olds. Both have souped-up sound systems and design twists test-marketed to gauge their "coolness." Both cost less than $20,000. Still, for all their…

January 27, 2003, 12:00 AM EST

Importing 2 Creatives

TBWA\Chiat\Day has hired two creative directors from Amsterdam who will work on adidas, Starz/Encore and other accounts.Boyd "Bo" Coy-ner, 37, and Kai Zastrow, 36, joined the agency's San Francisco office…

January 20, 2003, 12:00 AM EST

Harman Taps TBWA\Chiat\Day

Upscale audio component maker Harman International has chosen TBWA\Chiat\Day to create advertising for Harman Kardon, Infinity, JBL and all its other brands, the agency said.The 50-year-old Washington D.C.-based client, which…

January 20, 2003, 12:00 AM EST

Saatchi's Gilbert moving from LA to NYC

LOS ANGELES Scott Gilbert, the CEO of Saatchi & Saatchi's office in Torrance, Calif., will move to the agency's New York headquarters where he will serve as a managing partner…

January 17, 2003, 12:00 AM EST

T&O Gets Racy for Car Wheels

Inspired in part by the movie The Fast and The Furious, an extensive print effort from the T&O Group seeks to capitalize on renewed interest in the aft-ermarket for car…

January 13, 2003, 12:00 AM EST

T&O Breaks 'Fast' Work for Wheelmaker

LOS ANGELES Inspired in part by the hit movie "The Fast And The Furious" an extensive--and slightly provocative--new print effort from the T&O Group seeks to capitalize on the…

January 10, 2003, 12:00 AM EST