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Topic: Akqa

Updated: DDB Chicago Expands Duties on Mars, Safeway Adds 3 Musketeers, Safeway digital assignments

Mars and Safeway have expanded their relationships with DDB's Chicago office. Mars has shifted creative responsibilities for its 3 Musketeers candy bar to the Omnicom Group agency, Mars confirmed. The shop…

March 4, 2013, 4:54 PM EST

Glue Isobar Gets AKQA's Bailey Aegis shop hires new executive creative director

Aegis-owned Isobar has hired AKQA executive creative director Nick Bailey as the new executive creative director of its U.K. digital shop, glue Isobar. Bailey will oversee creative across glue Isobar's clients,…

January 31, 2013, 4:00 AM EST

The Year in Digital Acquisitions, elections, implosions ... and the natives got restless

Is it possible that the Facebook IPO really happened in 2012? Why does it feel like it was five years ago? In a medium that moves at a dizzying pace,…

December 28, 2012, 8:30 AM EST

Amazon, Advertising's Sleeping Giant, to Awaken in 2013 E-commerce behemoth preps self-serve RTB platform

Amazon made a splash during October’s Advertising Week while previewing its advertising business, but that was merely a ripple compared to the waves the e-commerce behemoth has coming for 2013 and…

December 17, 2012, 6:00 AM EST

Razorfish Formalizes Ad Product Practice Digital shop launches Co-Lab initiative

Agencies have been partnering with emerging media platforms for years to create new ad products. And on the flip side, over the last 18 months, it's been en vogue for…

December 13, 2012, 9:30 AM EST

No Liftoff (Yet) for Launchpad Splashy Red Bull crowdsourced marketing stunt starts strong, then goes radio silent

Red Bull just gambled (and won big time) on backing daredevil Felix Baumgartner’s supersonic sky dive on YouTube, but a crowdsourcing stunt may prove to be a more daunting challenge. Red…

December 11, 2012, 6:14 AM EST

Editor's Letter: Get in the Picture Great agencies function by and celebrate teamwork. As we name our Agencies of the Year and wrap 2012, I understand why

We go through this funny dance as part of our Agency of the Year selections every year, resulting in reports here on the global (Wieden + Kennedy), U.S. (Droga5) and…

December 10, 2012, 12:03 AM EST

Agency Expansion Plan AKQA raises profile with new outposts from Paris to Tokyo, account wins from Gap and Google+

"I’m based in San Francisco and on United Airlines,” says AKQA chairman Tom Bedecarré, sitting in the client lounge at his agency’s New York office. “That’s what I like to…

December 10, 2012, 12:03 AM EST

Tumblr Debuts Agency Program AKQA, Deep Focus, Ogilvy and Droga5 among initial partners

Tumblr has announced a dozen ad agency and technology vendors as the first participants in its A-List Partnership Program, which appears to be similar to Facebook's Preferred Developer Program. Notable…

November 13, 2012, 2:25 PM EST

AKQA's Anheuser-Busch Win Comes Amid Growth Shop opens new offices to serve marketers

AKQA's win of digital responsibilities on Anheuser-Bush's core brands comes during a year of steady growth at the digital shop. Earlier this year, the agency landed Verizon Wireless' digital account. That…

November 2, 2012, 11:34 AM EDT

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