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Accounts in Review: NBA, Nordstrom Find New Shops for Creative, Media

Macy's shifts its multicultural account

Reunited and it feels so good. Steve Stoute's Translation will work again with the NBA's Pam El, as the New York agency landed lead creative responsibilities for the league. Stoute…

Powerful 'Lockdown' PSA Marks a Grim Statistic: Nearly 100 School Shootings Since Newtown

The new reality in American classrooms

Classroom lockdown drills—at my first grader's school and every other school in America—have become the norm since the tragedy at Newtown, two years ago this Sunday. The powerfully sad PSA…

Accounts in Review: Cadillac Finds a New Home as Brown-Forman Ends Its Search

'Tis the season to be pitching

For the fifth time in eight years, Cadillac has hired a new lead agency. Eighteen months after a team of Interpublic Group agencies took the reins, the brand shifted its…

Baby Animal Choir Sings Yaz's 'Only You' in This Ridiculously Cute Christmas Ad

McVitie's expanded menagerie

McVitie's Victoria, the British biscuits brand, has been using puppies, kittens, tarsiers and owls in ads over the past year. Now, Grey London expands the baby-animal menagerie dramatically for McVitie's…

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…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

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,…

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