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Andrew McMains

Here Are the 7 Agencies That Priceline Is Considering for Its Creative Account

Incumbent Butler, Shine exits after 8+ years

Butler, Shine, Stern & Partners' long tenure on Priceline.com has ended. The travel site is in the midst of a creative review, and after initially participating in the process, Butler, Shine has…

Accounts in Review: Mediahub Beats Bigger Shops to Win New Business

Agency nabs Royal Caribbean and Scotts

The media arm of Mullen Lowe is developing a reputation as a giant killer. A month after beating shops like MEC and Zenith Media to claim the media business of Scotts…

In a Busy Week, PlayStation Teases Games, Touts Streaming Service and Hires a New Agency

DigitasLBi takes on digital CRM business

It has been a busy week for Sony PlayStation. On Monday, the brand announced a raft of news at Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles, including a new look at The…

Ogilvy CEO Miles Young to Step Down, Become Oxford Administrator

Global chief returns to his alma mater

Miles Young, the global CEO of Ogilvy & Mather, will leave the agency after more than three decades to take a top administrative position at Oxford University. Ogilvy issued a statement…

The 'Great Concoction' of Creatives, Marketers and Open Minds Is What Makes Cannes Work

Jim Stengel tells how P&G met W+K

Jim Stengel's history with the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity dates back to 2003, when, as global marketing chief of Procter & Gamble, he and a team of colleagues…

A Mythical Blacksmith and a Real-Estate Dealmaker Pitch Kids on Go-Gurt

Spots show what it takes to get it all

Squeezing the last drops of Yoplait's Go-Gurt out of its tube is serious business. That's the takeaway from two new ads for the General Mills brand from longtime agency Saatchi &…

Now You Can Get Driving Directions From the Terminator, Thanks to Waze-Paramount Partnership

Hasta la vista, bottlenecks

Move over Siri, here comes Ahh-nold. For the next three weeks, drivers who use the navigation device Waze can get directions from the voice of the Terminator. They won't be able…

With $18 Billion in Media Up for Grabs, This Is a Huge Year for Dealmakers at Cannes

Keep an eye on acquisitions and recruiting, too

Beyond the judging, schmoozing and general bacchanalia of the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity is a significant amount of wheeling and dealing, be it to acquire an agency or…

Why the Timing of the Heineken-Wieden Split Is Particularly Unfortunate

Still, 5 years is a respectable run

It's a case of bad timing. A week before Heineken will be feted at Cannes Lions for its global advertising success across several brands, the brewer has parted ways with Wieden +…

Ad of the Day: Panera Gets Into Lifestyle Branding With Manifesto About Healthy Living

Anomaly's first work on the account

New ads for Panera Bread lean into the food-as-lifestyle trend—and in that sense, play in the space of Chipotle and, to a lesser extent, Chobani. While Panera's ads, which break today,…

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