3 Teams Reach the Final Round of the Big Sears Holdings Review

Three holding company teams have advanced in Sears Holdings Corp.'s marketing services review.Agency teams from Havas, Publicis Groupe and Interpublic Group made the cut and will be briefed further this week, according to sources. The review encompasses sister brands Sears and Kmart, which collectively spend $560 million in media annually.

Charles Schwab Narrows Creative Search

Charles Schwab has narrowed the field in its creative review.The incumbent, Havas Worldwide, has been cut from the company's creative review along with Venables Bell & Partners, leaving two remaining finalists: Fallon and Crispin Porter + Bogusky, according to sources.