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Topic: Best Buy

Small or Large, Brands Are Betting Big on Programmatic Ads This Holiday Season

Automation and targeting find fans at all budget levels

Programmatic advertisers are bullish on the holiday season, as retailers and packaged-goods companies look to hypertarget audiences more than ever. And while major brands have used big data for a…

Grey Gets Holiday Season and Pre-Super Bowl Campaigns for Best Buy

N.Y. agency prevails in review

Best Buy has selected Grey New York to handle two upcoming campaigns, one for its critical holiday sales season and the other supporting home theater offerings in January in the…

Best Buy Sorry for Tweet Joking About 'Serial' Murder at Its Store

Says it lacked 'good judgment'

Best Buy had to pull a misguided tweet today that referenced the hit podcast Serial— which is based on a murder that happened outside one of its stores—a familiar exercise for…

Can Apple Win Over Retailers With Its Digital Wallet?

Walmart already is snubbing Apple Pay

Launching a revolutionary digital wallet is going to prove challenging even for Apple as it lobbies retailers large and small to invest in the technology. Just two days after Apple debuted…

How 'Honest Trailers' Picks (and Profits From) the Movies It Skewers

Parody series is a hit with fans and advertisers alike

Whether it's pointing out the litany of forgettable characters on Game of Thrones or how Queen Elsa of Frozen is really a manic-depressive with god-like powers, Honest Trailers consistently entertains the…

Jamie Gallo Returns to Agency Fold After NBA

Becomes New York president of Wunderman

Jamie Gallo has reentered the agency world after two years with the NBA. Gallo, who was evp of global marketing at the NBA from 2012 until March 2014, is now president…

Pulpo Media Debuts Data Platform for Hispanic Advertisers

Brands' targeting gets more sophisticated

Pulpo Media, an agency that services brands such as Kellogg's, Nike, General Mills, Disney, Best Buy and FedEx, has announced a data platform that is designed to better define Hispanics…

National CineMedia Buys Screenvision for $375 Million

Could dominate in-cinema advertising

National CineMedia (NCM) is buying its largest competitor, Screenvision, for $225 million in cash and $150 million in stock, the companies announced late on Monday. Once the transaction closes, the…

Social Marketing Company WayIn Looking for Fresh Cash

Seeks up to $20 million

The Twitter-focused marketing company WayIn, backed by Sun Microsytems founder Scott McNealy, is looking to raise up to $20 million, a source with knowledge of the fundraising told Adweek. WayIn has…

Which Big Brands Are Courting the Maker Movement, and Why

From Levi’s to Home Depot

To pack more wallop among the denim-and-leather set, Levi's is turning to people like Alice Saunders, a 29-year-old designer and history buff in Boston with a fetish for World War…

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