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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

Scrawny Arms Rob Lowe Is DirecTV's Freakiest Rob Lowe Yet Good luck with that jar of mayo

While shy-bladder sufferers debate the offensiveness of Painfully Awkward Rob Lowe, DirecTV is plowing ahead with all sorts of other less-than-ideal Rob Lowes—you know, the ones with cable and not…

November 24, 2014, 2:36 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

American Family Insurance Finds a New Lead Agency BBDO takes on a brand that spends $150 million in media annually

BBDO has outstripped Grey to claim lead creative responsibilities on American Family Insurance, which spent more than $150 million in media last year. The two shops emerged as finalists for the…

November 20, 2014, 10:56 AM EST

Accounts in Review: U.S. Army Starts Search as American Family Insurance Winds Down Sprint's fast-track review is also nearly complete

The U.S. Army has begun a review of all of its marketing services, an account with annual media spending of at least $180 million that's now shared by units of…

November 14, 2014, 12:52 PM EST

American Family Insurance Narrows Its Search to 2 Agencies BBDO, Grey compete for creative account

American Family Insurance (AFI) is down to two finalists in its search for a creative agency, BBDO and Grey, sources said. Last year, AFI spent nearly $157 million on measured media,…

November 10, 2014, 6:32 PM EST

Remarkable Ads Protest the Absurdity of the Open-Carry Gun Policy at Kroger Skateboards no, firearms yes

Agencies have taken many approaches to creating memorable gun-control ads. Grey Toronto's latest work for Moms Demand Action, opposing an open-carry gun policy in Kroger supermarkets, is thought-provoking—and notably restrained…

November 5, 2014, 11:56 AM EST

Source Marketing's Kersten Rivas on the Advantage of a Smaller Agency New president says you can be more nimble, entrepreneurial

  Photo: Alfred Maskeroni Specs New gig President, Source Marketing Old gig Managing director, Havas Worldwide New York Age 43 Twitter @mittonrivas What drew you to Source Marketing? I was at Havas for eight years, and we weathered…

October 27, 2014, 12:01 AM EDT

Ad of the Day: DirecTV Enlists Painfully Awkward Rob Lowe, Its Most Pitiful Rob Lowe Yet Cable sure does strange things to people

Rob Lowe keeps sinking in DirecTV's campaign. Having already been introduced to Creepy Rob Lowe and Less Attractive Rob Lowe, now we get to meet Painfully Awkward Rob Lowe. Like his…

October 17, 2014, 11:09 AM EDT

Grey Names a Head of Creative Technology for New York Fred Gerantabee joined 3 years ago to build the shop's digital practice

Amid Grey New York's new business success in the past few years, one thing that may have not been obvious are the digital assignments won by the agency, which is…

October 6, 2014, 10:35 AM EDT

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