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Topic: Jcpenney

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…

October 24, 2014, 5:25 PM EDT

10 Big-Spending Advertisers That Prove Tumblr Could Make $100M in 2015 A marketing guide with BMW, Gatorade, Aeropostale

On Tuesday, Yahoo chief Marissa Mayer told investors that Tumblr would likely make more than $100 million in 2015. In our series this week, we learned that the social platform's…

October 22, 2014, 11:55 AM EDT

How Banana Republic Moved From Skinny Models to Gay Guys Couple keeps the brand beautiful—and authentic

This 1992 ad marked the beginning of Banana Republic advertising’s black-and-white period, which would continue nearly to the end of the decade. While the hunky (and sometimes shirtless) male models tiptoed up to…

June 25, 2014, 9:27 PM EDT

Taking Gaming to Hollywood [Video] These are the stories you should know about

Today, Ubisoft takes gaming to Hollywood, brands troll their customers and Chris Heine gives us a SXSW preview.  Links: Meet the Woman Behind Assassin's Creed A Marketer's Guide to SXSW Year of the Troll:…

February 24, 2014, 2:40 PM EST

Year of the Troll: Brands Learn to Love Messing With Consumers But are they risking trust?

Is JCPenney drunk tweeting the Super Bowl? Is Sports Illustrated putting Barbie on the cover of its Swimsuit Issue? Does Groupon really think Alexander Hamilton was president? When each of these…

February 23, 2014, 9:46 PM EST

Blue Chippers Return to the Red Carpet American Express, McDonald’s, Sprint spiff up for Oscars

While two of the biggest advertisers have rotated out of ABC’s Academy Awards broadcast, many more blue-chip sponsors are returning to the Red Carpet. As first reported by Adweek, General Motors…

February 6, 2014, 1:37 PM EST

Poll: Was JCPenney's Super Bowl Stunt on Twitter a Big Win or Just Lame? Social data has JCP trailing only Budweiser among all brands

Per Salesforce ExactTarget Marketing Cloud's data, JCPenney was the second-most mentioned brand on social media platforms during last night's Super Bowl, trailing only Budweiser. The King of Beers garnered 192,527…

February 3, 2014, 2:34 PM EST

Two of the Oscars' Biggest Sponsors Have Decided Not to Return This Year Rivals have already swooped in

After a lengthy stretch during which they served as exclusive category sponsors of the Academy Awards, Hyundai and Coca-Cola have decided to leave the red carpet behind. The automaker and soft…

February 2, 2014, 10:03 PM EST

JCPenney Awesomely Remixes 'No Diggity' as 'Go Ligety' for the Olympics Blackstreet's C. Black stars

Let's take a break from the pre-Super Bowl ad madness to take a look at a spot for that ­other big February sporting event—that's right, we're talking about the Sochi…

January 29, 2014, 2:39 PM EST

JCPenney Advises Kmart After Boxers Ad: Cover Up Those 'Twigs and Berries' Tweets coupon for pants

Kmart has a big viral hit with the guys playing "Jingle Bells" with their privates. Now, another retailer, JCPenney, is trying to draft off that popularity by tweeting a coupon…

November 20, 2013, 9:30 PM EST

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