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Kevin Bacon Does Ads for Eggs, Because What Goes Better With Eggs Than Bacon?

American Egg Board finds its perfect endorser

Kevin Bacon has traded off the whole "six degrees" thing in ads for years. Now it's time to put the Bacon to work. And that he does in an amusing if…

Accounts in Review: Safelite AutoGlass Unbundles Its Media Business

And Horizon beats two shops to win CarMax

Even while sister brands Sears and Kmart look to bundle their business, another retailer has gone in a different direction. Safelite AutoGlass, a unit of Belron that operates in all 50…

Accounts in Review: Here's Why Dentsu Left the Sears Holdings Battle

5 teams still in contention

Despite being an incumbent with a shot at a larger share of Sears Holdings' business, Dentsu has exited the company's review of all marketing services for Sears and Kmart. The lead…

Canon Wants to See the Movie Trailer for Your Life Story

Ron Howard and Josh Hutcherson will pick the best one

The explosion of mobile photography and user-generated content has turned practically everyone into a professional creative these days, or at least that's what Canon hopes to convey in its newest…

Accounts in Review: Royal Caribbean Gets Wanderlust After 7 Years With JWT

Incumbent agency will defend, though

Call it the seven-year itch. Royal Caribbean, which spends more than $80 million in media annually, is looking at outside creative agencies after more than seven years with JWT. The…

Accounts in Review: Roster Shops Battle for Wells Fargo's Media Prize

Scotts Miracle-Gro's search inches toward completion

Outsiders need not apply. Wells Fargo's media review involves roster shops only, pitting Omnicom Group's OMD against Interpublic Group's UM. OMD plans and buys traditional media, and UM handles digital…

SI's Swimsuit Models Look a Bit Less Lovely If They Have Cable Instead of DirecTV

Hannah Davis, Chrissy Teigen and Nina Agdal get Rob Lowed

To date, Rob Lowe has been the only celebrity to suffer physical indignities in Grey's DirecTV campaign making fun of cable customers. But now he can add three famous supermodels…

Accounts in Review: KFC Leaves FCB After a Decade-Long Run

Acer finds a global shop and Elevate hires MDC's Assembly

The Chicago office of FCB had a long run on Yum Brands' KFC, but after a decade, the fast-food giant is moving on. What's interesting is the new agency, Wieden…

Acer Selects Saatchi & Saatchi Singapore as Global Creative Agency

Computer brand spends $50 million in media annually

Acer has selected the Singapore office of Saatchi & Saatchi Singapore to lead global creative efforts for the Taiwanese computer manufacturer. The Publicis Groupe agency prevailed in a pitch against Grey…

Papa John's Picks a New Agency to Help It Go Global

Initiative will handle media planning, digital efforts

Initiative has landed Papa John's International's media business, replacing Zimmerman Advertising, Fort Lauderdale, on an account that spends about $130 million in measured media. The New York shop is charged…

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