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Topic: Citi

Accounts in Review: Coty, VF, Ragú/Bertolli Complete Searches

Priceline's creative contest is down to 7

After months of process, marketers are taking action. This week, Coty, VF Corp. and Ragú/Bertolli sauces complete separate searches, and Priceline narrowed its focus to seven agencies in its creative contest.…

Accounts in Review: Mediahub Beats Bigger Shops to Win New Business

Agency nabs Royal Caribbean and Scotts

The media arm of Mullen Lowe is developing a reputation as a giant killer. A month after beating shops like MEC and Zenith Media to claim the media business of Scotts…

Accounts in Review: As With Other Media Searches, Mondelez Is Only Considering Insiders

Joins the ranks of Coke, Citi, SC Johnson, Wells Fargo

Consolidation is not the goal of Mondelez International's global media review, but rather efficiencies. So, in the end, contenders and current roster players Carat and MediaVest will remain, according to a…

Accounts in Review: Royal Caribbean Nears Its Media Decision

General Mills, meanwhile, enters the search spree

Two weeks after picking Mullen Lowe to handle its creative account, Royal Caribbean is about to hire a media agency. Three contenders traveled to the company's headquarters in Miami today to…

Accounts in Review: Marshalls Concludes Its Search While Sears/Kmart Lingers

Retailers turn to marketing to ignite business

One down, one to go. As the retailer Marshalls selected Leo Burnett as its new lead agency, sister stores Sears and Kmart continued to mull three holding company teams to handle…

Accounts in Review: PHD Becomes a Leading Player on SC Johnson

Royal Caribbean completes creative search as media contest winds down

In Monopoly parlance, PHD now has a "hotel" on SC Johnson. Through a series moves dating back to 2011, PHD is now SCJ's lead shop for media planning and buying around…

Citi's Global Media Review Follows a Familiar Pattern, Roster Shops Only

2-horse race, as marketers limit searches

Citi's global media review fits the "members-only" approach of other recent searches in which outside agencies are not welcome. In the case of Citi, whose global media spending is estimated at…

AOL Gives Advertisers an Alternative to Facebook's People-Based Marketing

Builds technology to serve ads anywhere

AOL is into "people-centric" marketing just like Facebook. The company said it could now identify 100 million consumers and target ads to them no matter what device they utilize—desktop, laptop,…

What Brands in Sochi Are Doing for Security May Surprise You

On-location marketer reveals preparations and headaches

C-suite brand executives are descending on Sochi to do what big companies often do at the Olympics and other huge sports events—curry favor with clients and partners by showing them…

Citi Pushes to Be the 'Amazon of Banking'

New app, customer-centric ATMs

Citi is straining to break ahead of the financial services pack with user-friendly digital tools aimed at making banking with Citi as easy as shopping with Amazon. The bank chain…

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