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Mindshare Clients Get Interested in Weather Co.'s Data Kimberly-Clark and Royal Caribbean can adjust media buys based on weather patterns

Kimberly-Clark and Royal Caribbean are among the Mindshare clients that are interested in using data from The Weather Co. to adjust their media buys based on weather conditions. Those clients and…

April 17, 2014, 5:01 PM EDT

Pennzoil Unveils Doc About Hot Rodders to Launch a New Motor Oil 'Breaking Barriers' will run on Nat Geo Channel

Though there will be ads around the launch of Pennzoil's new Platinum line of motor oil, the centerpiece of the product push is an hour-long documentary about hot rodders who…

April 16, 2014, 6:00 AM EDT

Creative Review Shortlists Are No Longer All That Short Finalists face longer odds with up to 5 competitors

Traditionally, a finalist in a creative review has had to beat just a couple of other shops to get the business. Recently, though, the odds of winning have gotten much…

April 13, 2014, 9:08 PM EDT

JWT Gets a New Analytics Chief Amy Avery succeeds the retiring Ira Helf

JWT has found a new head of analytics for North America. Amy Avery, the former head of data and analytics at Proximity BBDO, succeeds the retiring Ira Helf. At her new…

April 11, 2014, 12:05 PM EDT

Carisa Bianchi Leaves TBWA After 24 Years Agency veteran's exit follows Laurie Coots' last year

Another veteran of TBWA is exiting the agency. Carisa Bianchi, who has worked at the shop for 24 years, most recently as president of its largest office in Playa del Rey,…

April 10, 2014, 5:25 PM EDT

MEC Wins Vodafone's Global Media Account Annual media spending exceeds $900 million

Vodafone has found an agency to succeed OMD on its global media account. WPP Group's MEC will take on the business, with annual media spending estimated at more than $900 million,…

April 10, 2014, 2:31 PM EDT

Jay Benjamin Fills Top Creative Job at Saatchi New York Shifts from sister shop Leo Burnett

The New York office of Saatchi & Saatchi has filled its top creative role with a leader from sister shop Leo Burnett. Jay Benjamin, the chief creative officer at Burnett's New…

April 10, 2014, 1:29 PM EDT

Naomi Troni Takes Global CMO Role at Lowe Hire seeks to further reestablish the shop's presence in the U.S.

Lowe’s new global chief marketing officer, Naomi Troni, will be based in London to start—but her sights are set on the U.S. Indeed, by January, Troni will relocate to New York.…

April 9, 2014, 11:33 AM EDT

Horizon Media Teams Up With Ex-Tennis Pros for a Big Sports Sponsor Play Revenue expected to exceed $10 million this year

In producing tennis events, former pros Jim Courier and Jon Venison have built a solid business, with revenue expected to exceed $10 million this year. Courier and Venison have grander…

April 8, 2014, 6:05 AM EDT

John Hegarty's 5 Most Provocative Thoughts About Creativity 'Bollocks to failure,' says the BBH co-founder

John Hegarty is an advertising icon, as co-founder and creative leader of Bartle Bogle Hegarty. And with that comes many honors, like getting inducted into the American Advertising Federation Hall…

April 7, 2014, 8:46 AM EDT

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