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Andrew McMains
CarMax Eyes 3 Shops for Its Creative Business Super Bowl advertiser spends $60 million on media annually

On again, off again Super Bowl advertiser CarMax appears to be taking the next game off as it searches for a new lead creative agency. Three agencies have reached the final…

November 18, 2014, 3:30 PM EST

After Sputtering in New York, M&C Saatchi Shifts Strategy and Invests in Another Agency Takes a 33% stake in SS+K

In taking a one-third stake in SS+K, M&C Saatchi is abandoning efforts to establish its own presence in advertising's biggest city. M&C has tried to start up in New York not once but twice.…

November 18, 2014, 8:03 AM EST

4 Agencies Fight for Johnsonville Sausage Brand spends $30 million in media annually

Johnsonville Sausage is in the late stages of a creative review, with incumbent Cramer-Krasselt defending against three rivals, sources said. Source identified the other finalists as Fallon, Droga5 and Crispin Porter +…

November 14, 2014, 1:33 PM EST

Accounts in Review: U.S. Army Starts Search as American Family Insurance Winds Down Sprint's fast-track review is also nearly complete

The U.S. Army has begun a review of all of its marketing services, an account with annual media spending of at least $180 million that's now shared by units of…

November 14, 2014, 12:52 PM EST

Sprint Zeroes In on an Agency for Broadcast Ads Deutsch L.A. in talks to help the brand battle AT&T, Verizon

Sprint is close to naming a new agency to create broadcast ads at a crucial time in the company's history. Deutsch L.A. is in advanced negotiations to handle the assignment, which…

November 13, 2014, 12:18 PM EST

Deutsch Takes on Sherwin-Williams' Other Consumer Brands Assignment includes Dutch Boy, Krylon, Thompson's WaterSeal

McKinney remains lead agency on the namesake Sherwin-Williams brand, but Deutsch will now handle the rest of the parent company's consumer brands. Deutsch's assignment encompasses the likes of Dutch Boy, Krylon,…

November 12, 2014, 12:03 PM EST

CenturyLink Taps a New Lead Agency to Build Brand Awareness Telecom firm spends $100 million on media annually

Regional telecommunications player CenturyLink has found a new lead agency for its consumer business. The Boston office of Arnold has landed the company's creative account after a review, and the brand's…

November 12, 2014, 11:10 AM EST

Even BBH's Rivals Wonder Why Johnnie Walker Is in Review After all, the shop's 'Keep walking' campaign has delivered results

Diageo’s $40 million global creative review of its marquee Johnnie Walker brand has caught many by surprise, given the sales growth the brand has enjoyed under longtime lead agency Bartle…

November 10, 2014, 12:02 AM EST

There Are 4 Big Winners in Kraft's Agency Consolidation Their gains come at the expense of 8 shops

Some pretty good agencies are getting swept out in Kraft's move to consolidate creative responsibilities on its brands at four main roster shops. Gone are Droga5, Wieden + Kennedy, The Martin…

November 7, 2014, 4:36 PM EST

Accounts in Review: NBA, Brown-Forman Pick Finalists Selections expected shortly in Sprint, New York Lottery

It's crunch time in several searches right now. Reviews involving the NBA, Brown-Forman spirits and Diageo's Johnnie Walker are all down to a final few, with presentations slated for the…

November 7, 2014, 12:24 PM EST

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