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Accounts in Review: Contenders Prepare for Final Pitches in Subway’s Contest

It turns out Subway has been quietly talking to agencies for a while now, and the chain already has four finalists for its creative account. Longtime incumbent MMB is defending […]

Accounts in Review: American Airlines Starts Looking as Nature Made Picks an Agency

As searches for Nature Made and GlaxoSmithKline wound down this week, a global contest for American Airlines began. Nature Made hired Butler, Shine, Stern & Partners to handle its creative […]

Accounts in Review: Creative Searches Pick Up, a Bit

Media reviews continue to dominate the adverting landscape, but some sizeable creative searches are bubbling up now, too. Olive Garden, a mainstay at Grey since 1996, just started a search that's […]

Fantasy Sports Site Wants to Ditch Frat-Boy Image With Help From a New Agency

Three years in, fantasy sports website DraftKings.com is getting serious about its advertising.

Accounts in Review: Coty, VF, Ragú/Bertolli Complete Searches

After months of process, marketers are taking action. This week, Coty, VF Corp. and Ragú/Bertolli sauces complete separate searches, and Priceline narrowed its focus to seven agencies in its creative […]

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

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 […]

Accounts in Review: SunTrust Hires a New Lead Shop

Don't despair, creative agencies, there are pitches for you, too. Not every account review right now revolves around media. As a public service—and a needed respite from Mediapalooza 2015—Adweek below […]

Ragú and Bertolli’s New Owner Seeks an Agency to Turn Castoffs Into Crown Jewels

Like with sports teams and their players, one corporation's castoffs can become another's superstars.

Accounts in Review: As With Other Media Searches, Mondelez Is Only Considering Insiders

Consolidation is not the goal of Mondelez International's global media review, but rather efficiencies. So, in the end, contenders and current roster players Carat and MediaVest will remain, according to […]

Inspiring or Insulting? Lyft’s Unusual Offer to Small Shops in Its Review Gets Mixed Reaction

The ride-hailing service Lyft is offering a slot in its search for a lead creative agency to a small shop that can prove its worth. And some firms are responding with a smirk, a shrug and a "no, thanks."