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Topic: Accounts

Tesco, Britain's Largest Grocer, Leaves Wieden + Kennedy for BBH

Coveted account spends $170 million annually

The London office of Bartle Bogle Hegarty is the new creative lead for Tesco, the U.K.'s largest retailer and one of the country's biggest ad spenders, at nearly $170 million…

S.C. Johnson Moves Global Media Planning to New Agency

PHD takes over from Maxus

S.C. Johnson is consolidating its global communications planning business at PHD, sources said. The Omnicom Media Group network, already on the company's media roster, takes over from WPP's Maxus, which was…

Pandora Jewelry Selects Grey N.Y. as Its New Creative Agency

First work will break before Mother's Day

Grey New York was tapped as the creative lead, in the Americas, for jewelry manufacturer Pandora after a review with WPP corporate siblings Young & Rubicam and JWT. In addition, Pandora…

Scotts Miracle-Gro Starts a Media Agency Search

MEC under threat after holding on to business in 2012

Scotts Miracle-Gro is reviewing its media business, with reponses to an initial request for proposals due back to the lawn and garden products company on Jan. 9, sources said. WPP Group's MEC is…

L'Oreal's Luxury Brands Make Shift in Comms Planning

Business goes to MEC, from Optimedia

It hasn't been a great week for Publicis Groupe's media networks. On the heels of Mars moving its global planning business out of the French company's Starcom agency, another marketer, L'Oréal,…

Carnival Asks Consumers to Choose Its First Super Bowl Commercial

Voting begins on four BBDO rough cuts

Carnival Corp. wants the public to select its first Super Bowl spot from among rough cuts of four commercials produced by new agency BBDO in Atlanta. The spots are "Getaway," which…

After 15 Years With BBH, Johnnie Walker Picks a New Agency

Anomaly wins Diageo's global marquee brand

Diageo has awarded Johnnie Walker, its global marquee creative account, to Anomaly after a pitch that included 15-year incumbent Bartle Bogle Hegarty as well as BBDO, Ogilvy & Mather and…

Here's How WPP Will Handle Sunscreen Rivals After Merck Win

JWT, BBDO add brands after Bayer acquires Merck

Bayer roster agencies BBDO and JWT have gotten richer in brand assignments via Bayer's acquisition of Merck. But for JWT to take on Coppertone—a big Merck brand that conflicts with…

Mars Selects MediaCom for Global Media Planning

Another big loss for incumbent Starcom

Mars, seeking to consolidate its worldwide media planning at a single agency, is awarding that business to MediaCom after a review that came down to the WPP agency and incumbent Starcom, sources said. The…

Ogilvy Gets Back Into the Beer Business

Adds Corona Light, Modelo Especial after a review

The Chicago office of Ogilvy & Mather is adding creative responsibilities for Corona Light and Modelo Especial, brands that had been handled by Goodby, Silverstein & Partners since 2011. Meanwhile, Horizon…

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