Gannett Agrees to $1.8 Billion Buyout for

Could be announced as soon as today

Gannett Co. has agreed to buy out the other companies who own a stake in for $1.8 billion, "a person familiar with the matter" told Bloomberg News. Gannet Co. already…

Top 10 Auto Brands for Sprint Subscribers

Infographic shows Toyota is winning this lead gen battle

Automotive brands have long circled the field of Google marketing like robins on a worm hunt, trying to snatch up consumers and drive them to lead-generation landing pages. And such…

Showrooming is a Very Real Problem for Car Dealerships, Too

63% use their smartphones while at an auto lot

There’s been a lot of attention paid to the harm done to big-box stores when shoppers check out merchandise in brick-and-mortar outlets, only to buy it online (often at Amazon)…

Super Bowl Teams' Fans Pick Favorite Brands

Baltimore likes BlackBerry, San Fran digs Calvin Klein

Social media data around the Super Bowl is becoming part of the big game fun—especially in the marketing world. So with that in mind, what can the brands "liked" on… to Get Overly Dramatic in Super Bowl Ad From Mcgarrybowen

Pair of videos tease first-quarter :30

Drama is good for Super Bowl commercials. It's less good when you're shopping for a car. is vowing to bring some extra drama to the Feb. 3 broadcast with its…

Penn State Loses 20-Year Sponsor in State Farm

Child abuse scandal starts to rock marketers tied to PSU football

State Farm will not be a Penn State football advertiser this season for the first time in nearly 20 years due to the child sex abuse scandal that's plagued the… Awards Creative Business

New agency succeeds DDB Chicago has found a new home. Two months after launching a review of its creative business, has hired the Chicago office of mcgarrybowen. Annual media spending is estimated at $30… Causes Women to Grow Second Heads, Too

DDB's Super Bowl spot gets a sequel's Super Bowl commercial, with the man and his excitable singing appendage, was certainly one of the odder spots of the night. Now, DDB Chicago has released a follow-up spot,…'s Super Bowl Ad Stars a Man and His Excitable Appendage

Guy's 'confidence' grows after visiting site

What can you really say about's 2012 Super Bowl commercial, posted in full below? Created by DDB Chicago, it features a man who has grown a second gleeful head—a… Gasses Up for the Super Bowl

Online service in for a third-quarter spot on Friday confirmed that it has signed on for NBC’s Super Bowl XLVI roster, purchasing a 30-second spot that will air in the third quarter. With its latest Super Bowl…