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Andrew McMains
Here Are the 4 Finalists in Brown-Forman's Media Review Global spending totals $100 million annually

Four agencies are preparing for final presentations in Brown-Forman's global review of its media business. Beyond the incumbent—UM—the contenders are Maxus, MediaVest and Zenith Media, confirmed Russel Wohlwerth, principal of External…

November 4, 2014, 11:20 AM EST

Accounts in Review: As Infiniti (Finally) Ends, Two Media Reviews Heat Up JCPenney, Outback Steakhouse parent Bloomin' Brands seek media agencies

Infiniti lived up to its name. Seven weeks after final pitches and 10 months after laying the groundwork for its global creative review, the luxury automaker finally selected a new…

October 31, 2014, 11:36 AM EDT

20 Years Before It Was Cool to Cast Gay Couples, Ikea Made This Pioneering Ad Patrick O'Neill looks back at his 1994 spot

The mini-wave of brands casting gay couples in TV ads this year continues to rise, with the likes of Honey Maid, Cheerios and DirecTV all diving in. More power to…

October 30, 2014, 1:00 PM EDT

The 3 Reasons Why Infiniti Picked Crispin Marketing chief Vincent Gillet explains his thinking

Crispin Porter + Bogusky's culture, experience and energy distinguished the agency in Infiniti's just-completed global creative review, which culminated with the hiring of Crispin as the brand's new lead global agency. In…

October 29, 2014, 12:55 PM EDT

This Business Insurer Surprisingly Applauds Risk Taking New ads for Hiscox feature gutsy entrepreneurs

In a break with its peers, business insurer Hiscox is running full force into risk. The company's new campaign from Doremus features men and women who took chances to open and…

October 28, 2014, 1:10 PM EDT

UPDATED: Infiniti, at Last, Picks a New Global Lead Agency Automaker spends $450 million in media annually

Infiniti, in a long-running review that lived up to its name, has selected Crispin Porter + Bogusky to lead its global creative efforts, the automaker has confirmed.  Crispin, a unit of…

October 25, 2014, 9:02 AM EDT

JCPenney Reviews Its Media Business After More Than a Decade With OMD Retailer spent nearly $430 million in media last year

Longtime JCPenney media agency OMD is expected to defend in the retailer's review of its media account, according to sources. The brand's media spending approached $430 million last year, down from…

October 24, 2014, 5:25 PM EDT

Accounts in Review: A-B InBev, Tiffany Complete Media Searches Infiniti, meanwhile, lingers for another week

Boom and boom. Anheuser-Busch InBev and Tiffany each completed big media searches this week, with the brewer hiring MediaCom to handle its U.S. business and the luxury jeweler consolidating its…

October 24, 2014, 12:09 PM EDT

Tiffany Consolidates Its Global Media Business at a Single Shop Brand with $100m annual spend goes to MEC

Fresh off the hunt for a new creative shop, Tiffany now has a new agency for media, as well. The luxury brand has hired MEC to handle its global media business,…

October 24, 2014, 11:24 AM EDT

Interpublic's Net Income Nearly Doubled in Q3 Gain comes amid revenue growth of 8%

Interpublic Group's net income nearly doubled in the third quarter, as revenue grew by 8 percent. The holding company ended the quarter with $1.84 billion in revenue and net income of…

October 22, 2014, 8:24 AM EDT

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