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Topic: Hasan + Co.

Golden Corral Finds Its Lead Agency in Maine

The VIA Agency prevails in 3-horse race

Golden Corral has completed its search. The VIA Agency is the new lead creative agency for the casual dining chain, according to sources. The independent shop in Portland, Maine, prevailed in a pitch against…

Another Casual Restaurant Needs Creative Help. This Time It's Golden Corral

Chain spent $55 million in media last year

The search for new agencies among casual dining restaurants is continuing. Three months after Panera Bread and Buffalo Wild Wings found new agencies for their creative accounts, Golden Corral is mulling…

Steve Stoute's Agency Will Now Work on the NBA

Translation wins pitch for league's creative business

Steve Stoute may have come from the music industry, but he understands a core tenet of advertising: It's all about relationships. So, while Stoute's Translation agency beat R/GA and Goodby, Silverstein…

Havas Worldwide Wins TD Ameritrade's Account

Online player spends $100 million in media annually

TD Ameritrade has found a new lead creative agency. Havas Worldwide has landed the account after a review in which the other finalists were the New York offices of FCB Garfinkel…

3 Agencies Vie for TD Ameritrade's Creative Account

Marketer spends $100 million in media annually

TD Ameritrade has narrowed the field in its creative review. Three agencies have advanced to the final round, according to sources. Sources identified two of the shops as FCB and DDB;…

Golfsmith International Shifts Creative Account

Doner succeeds GCF on the business

Retailer Golfsmith International has shifted its creative business to Doner after a review. Annual media spending on the assignment, which encompasses the Golfsmith brand in the U.S. and Golf Town in…

TIAA-CREF's Review Was a 4-Horse Race

Martin Agency beats the likes of Lowe Campbell Ewald

The Martin Agency outstripped three other contenders to land TIAA-CREF's advertising account, according to sources. Sources identified the other finalists as Lowe Campbell Ewald; Partners + Napier (which pitched with media…

TIAA-CREF Reviews Its Advertising Business

Search comes as company ramps up brand efforts

Financial planning player TIAA-CREF is talking to agencies about its creative and media business. The company has issued a request for proposals to more than a dozen agencies that’s due back…

Lenovo Enters Final Stages of a Media Review

Winner will succeed Neo@Ogilvy on the business

Lenovo is in the late stages of a U.S. media review with final pitches scheduled next month, Adweek has learned. The electronics giant will hear pitches from Deutsch, Digitas and Kirshenbaum Bond…

Mini USA Completes Its Ad Review

Incumbent retains business after pitch

The skeptics were right. Months after several agencies declined an opportunity to pitch Mini Cooper's U.S. advertising account—thinking that incumbent Butler, Shine, Stern & Partners was a lock to retain the…

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