media reviews

Chobani Says ‘Creativity and Modern Thinking’ Gave Horizon an Edge in Media Review

Chobani has chosen independent shop Horizon as its media agency of record after a competitive review. This news ends a nearly five-year relationship between the yogurt giant and Omnicom's OMD.

Q&A: Michael Roth Looks Ahead at 2016’s Challenges, Trends and Opportunities for IPG

In today's fourth-quarter earnings call, IPG CEO Michael Roth offered a cautiously optimistic outlook for 2016 after a 2015 in which the holding company beat its own expectations for organic growth across its agency network.

The Kraft Heinz Company Awards Its U.S. Media Business to Starcom

Just days after winning Visa's $200 million global media account, Publicis Groupe's Starcom has added another major media account to its list. 

UM Lands CVS Media Account, the Agency’s Second Big Win of the Summer

So far, summer is shaping up as UM's winning season.The IPG Mediabrands agency scored significant business from Coca-Cola a few weeks ago and now adds media responsibilities for the CVS pharmacy chain.

Epic Wave of Media Reviews Comes at a Crucial Time for Media Buying

The seemingly endless fire hose of media reviews—20 in the past six months, representing some $17.3 billion in annual media spending—could not have come at a worse time.

Incumbents Rule in Media Pitches for Mercedes and Brand USA

For once, it was a good week for incumbents in account reviews—at least among media agencies.PHD, the media agency for Mercedes-Benz USA since 1999, retained its assignment, with annual media spending of about $320 million. The other finalists could not be ascertained. Accenture helped manage the search.