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Telefónica Shifts O2 Global Media Account to Havas Without Review

Back in July, Telefónica concluded a six-month review for global media buying and planning on its O2 business, selecting Publicis Groupe, much to the relief of incumbent ZenithMedia, which has handled O2's U.K. account (including its earlier incarnation as BT Cellnet) for over 20 years.

Y&R Names First Global Chief for Retail Marketing

Young & Rubicam is shifting from a regional to global approach to shopper marketing with the appointment of Jon Bird as global managing director of Labstore, the agency's retail marketing arm.

Fast Chat: Y&R’s Gonzalez on Shopper Marketing

Young & Rubicam is uniting its shopper marketing capabilities in Latin America under the banner of Labstore, the name of a like unit in Madrid. With a single moniker, Y&R expects shopper marketing personnel in Argentina, Brazil, China, Colombia, Mexico and Puerto Rico to more regularly share resources and knowledge.