Topic: incumbent

This Is General Mills' First Big Media Review in 14 Years

Becomes the 20th marketer in 6 months to launch a media search

General Mills is launching a media review, the company confirmed tonight. And like Procter & Gamble, the company hasn't reviewed its media business in more than a decade, a timeframe in…

Royal Caribbean's 4 Finalists Are Midsize Players

Going smaller after several years with JWT

The four finalists for Royal Caribbean's creative account are all smaller than incumbent JWT, and that's by design. In its initial request for proposals, the cruise line expressed a desire for…

Only Roster Shops Will Get a Crack at Coke's U.S. Media Account

Incumbent MediaVest competes with 3 of the brand's global partners

Like the media reviews of SC Johnson and Wells Fargo, Coca-Cola's U.S. contest is a roster-shops-only affair. Incumbent MediaVest is competing against three agencies that handle Coke business overseas: MediaCom, Carat…

Horizon Beats the Odds to Keep NBCU Business

Telemundo, NBC Universo stay put after pitch

It's rare to keep business that goes into review, but Horizon Media has surmounted the odds by retaining NBCUniversal networks Telemundo and NBC Universo. Horizon, an independent, has worked for the networks…

JCPenney Reviews Its Media Business After More Than a Decade With OMD

Retailer spent nearly $430 million in media last year

Longtime JCPenney media agency OMD is expected to defend in the retailer's review of its media account, according to sources. The brand's media spending approached $430 million last year, down from…

New York Lottery Cuts to Finalists

DDB has been lead creative agency since 2001

The New York Lottery has narrowed the field in the review of its creative and media accounts, with three finalists competing for each assignment. The creative contenders are McCann Erickson, FCB…

3 Shops Chase Tic Tac's Creative Business

Merkley has handled the brand since 2004

Ferrero U.S.A. is in the late stages of a creative review of its Tic Tac brand, with three shops awaiting a selection, according to sources. The incumbent, Merkley + Partners in…