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Topic: Fallon

Charles Schwab Narrows Creative Search

Two agencies remain in the hunt

Charles Schwab has narrowed the field in its creative review. The incumbent, Havas Worldwide, has been cut from the company's creative review along with Venables Bell & Partners, leaving two remaining…

Goodby Expats in Startup Club

San Francisco agency execs Barrett and Kelly are the latest ad men to open a shop of their own

Two numbers spurred Jamie Barrett, a former partner and executive creative director at Goodby, Silverstein & Partners, to open his own agency in San Francisco: 10 and 50. “[Last year] I…

4 Finalists Emerge in Charles Schwab Review

Incumbent Havas remains in contention

Four agencies have advanced to the final round of Charles Schwab's creative review. The shops have been briefed and have began preparing for final presentations, according to a source. In addition to…

Travelers Shifts $100 Million Media Account

Shift creates consolidation within Publicis Groupe

It’s rare when business shifts without a pitch. The beneficiary, however, is always grateful, as MediaVest is today, to save the money and time associated with such competitions. The Publicis Groupe…

First Mover: Jeff Kling

The celebrated copywriter on why Fallon's best work may be ahead of it

Specs Age 45 New gig Chief creative officer, Fallon Old gig Executive creative director, Wieden + Kennedy, Amsterdam Known for Dos Equis’ “Most Interesting Man” campaign, Miller, Jaguar, Nike work Why the fascination with Cecilia…

Kohler Co. Selects New Lead Creative Shop

Arnold New York succeeds GSD&M

Kohler Co. has found a new home. The New York office of Arnold has won the home-fixture company’s creative business after a review. The assignment includes traditional and digital advertising that…

Ad of the Day: Buffalo Wild Wings

Men still enjoy being portrayed as dopes, and Fallon's March Madness spots more than oblige

Let's agree on this: Men are fairly stupid. Particularly young men. Not about everything—they can recall the most esoteric fantasy-baseball statistics in alarming detail, and quote entire scenes from The…

Ad of the Day: Orange

Silence your mobile phone at the movies, or the telecom's obnoxious security police will hunt you down

Why does everybody hate the TSA so much? Totally kidding. I know why. Orange, a French telecom, scores points off our very own Transportation Safety Administration in the silence-your-cell-phone ad below…

The Spot: Rhapsody in Vegas

The Cosmopolitan hotel maintains its witty, surreal edge with a spoken-word homage to an iconic Queen song

IDEA: An artful, highly curated hotel, more urban and less contrived than many of its Sin City peers, the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas caters to what it calls the "curious…

Cadillac, Lexus, Hyundai Release Their Super Bowl :30s

Add four more spots to the heavy traffic

In recent days, we've seen Honda and Acura unveil celebrity-heavy Super Bowl spots (well, extended versions of a pair of :60s) with Matthew Broderick, Jerry Seinfeld and Jay Leno. Now,…

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