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Topic: Carmax

Accounts in Review: CarMax's Selection Comes Down (Quickly) as NBA Finalists Await Decision Johnsonville sausage review heats up

It's rare but it happens. Just a day after the last pitch in CarMax's creative review, the used car retailer quickly selected a new lead agency: McKinney. It was the…

November 28, 2014, 8:05 AM EST

CarMax Picks Its Next Lead Agency Brand spends $60 million in media annually

CarMax has selected McKinney as its new lead creative agency, the automotive retailer has confirmed. The company spends about $60 million in media annually. The selection came after a review in…

November 25, 2014, 3:47 PM EST

Accounts in Review: American Family Insurance Picks an Agency as Finalists Pitch CarMax NBA also hosts final presentations

Months after splitting with Ogilvy & Mather, American Family Insurance this week found a new home. The New York office of BBDO will lead creative efforts for the big-spending insurer,…

November 21, 2014, 1:57 PM EST

CarMax Eyes 3 Shops for Its Creative Business Super Bowl advertiser spends $60 million on media annually

On again, off again Super Bowl advertiser CarMax appears to be taking the next game off as it searches for a new lead creative agency. Three agencies have reached the final…

November 18, 2014, 3:30 PM EST

Consumer Groups Claim That CarMax's Ads Are Deceptive Urge F.T.C. to investigate

A coalition of 11 consumer groups is calling on the Federal Trade Commision to investigate CarMax for using deceptive advertising, writes Chistopher Jensen for The New York Times. The groups claim that…

June 25, 2014, 12:35 PM EDT

9 Brands Halt Clippers Sponsorships After Owner's Racist Rants [Updated] CarMax, Virgin America, Kia, Mercedes-Benz and others won't stand with Sterling

UPDATED: Red Bull, Mercedes-Benz, Sprint and Corona stated that they are halting their agreements with the Los Angeles Clippers, too, according to reports this afternoon. The racist rants by Los…

April 28, 2014, 2:35 PM EDT

We Ask an Expert: Why Do Dogs Dominate the Super Bowl? How familiarity and comfort create advertising gold

With a cute canine-powered commercial from Budweiser chewing up its competition ahead of the big game, I decided to ask dog expert Brian Hare why a pooch is so often…

January 31, 2014, 11:29 AM EST

10 Super Bowl Ads Bound to Score (or Fumble) A preview of the good, the bad—and the Ahnold

The Super Bowl doesn’t just give lovers of advertising something to look forward to every year—it also largely determines which ads we’ll still be talking about a year later. At their…

January 27, 2014, 9:42 PM EST

CarMax Re-creates Its Super Bowl Ad Shot for Shot With Puppies 'Slow Clap' for humans, 'Slow Bark' for dogs

It's the eternal Super Bowl conundrum: Make a funny ad with people, or make a funny ad with puppies? If you're CarMax, you do both. For its first Super Bowl appearance…

January 22, 2014, 8:47 AM EST

CarMax discovers quite theatrical creatures!

BooneOakley unleashed its "Dramatically smart" campaign for CarMax via local ad buys during Sunday's Super Bowl, showing various animals reacting with astonishment at the deals offered by the…

February 8, 2010, 10:34 AM EST

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