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Buying Is Also Part of A-B InBev's Media Review Brewer spent $575 million in media last year

Anheuser-Busch InBev's U.S. media review includes buying responsibilities, the brewer said today in its first confirmation of the search. A-B InBev first reached out to media agencies in the spring before…

September 5, 2014, 1:02 PM EDT

Fewer Than a Quarter of Marketers Have Used Programmatic Buying They don’t understand enough about it to feel comfortable

In spite of programmatic buying's popularity as a buzzword, only 23 percent of the marketers surveyed by Forrester and the Association of National Advertisers said they understand how programmatic works…

September 3, 2014, 8:40 AM EDT

Horizon Lands Turner's Media Buying Business Broadcast spends about $150 million on media annually

Turner Broadcasting has awarded the bulk of its media buying business to Horizon Media after a review, confirmed Dennis Camlek, svp of Turner.  The broadcaster's entertainment and news networks, including Cartoon…

September 2, 2014, 1:20 PM EDT

Watch Brand Nixon Hires Creative and Media Shops TBWA\Chiat\Day gets the creative assignment

Watchmaker Nixon, looking to raise its profile beyond core customers, is hiring its first agencies for creating and placing ads. The Playa del Rey, Calif., office of TBWA\Chiat\Day will handle the…

July 1, 2014, 11:42 AM EDT

What the Publicis-Omnicom Merger Means to Media Owners Scale could help mega-agency drive down pricing

It may be instructive to think of the Publicis-Omnicom merger as a fantastically complex Rube Goldberg device that was triggered by Sunday’s signing ceremony. The convoluted machinations that will be…

July 29, 2013, 5:25 PM EDT

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Spark Wins Ace Hardware's Media Duties SMG shop beats out 3 for $44 million account

Ace Hardware has selected Starcom MediaVest Group's Spark agency to handle media planning and buying following a review, Adweek has learned. The assignment includes both traditional and digital work. The incumbent,…

May 15, 2013, 1:06 PM EDT

2013 Media All-Stars Call for Submissions Deadline Is May 1

Adweek's 2013 Media All-Stars recognizes the most accomplished and powerful executives in media planning and buying. Adweek will profile 12 Media All-Stars, including Media Executive of the Year and Rising Star,…

April 19, 2013, 6:57 PM EDT

Starcom Joins Esurance Media Roster Havas retains direct-response duties

Esurance has split its media planning and buying responsibilities between Starcom and incumbent Havas Media, following a review. Starcom, a Publicis Groupe agency, will join the brand's roster in the lead…

April 5, 2013, 3:10 PM EDT

The Man Who Took on Nielsen PrecisionDemand's Jon Mandel

It’s about 9 p.m. New York time, and Jon Mandel is in Seattle, on the phone, telling a story about the story the Nielsen ratings weren’t telling. “It was Danny Abraham,”…

March 24, 2013, 11:39 PM EDT

Everything You Know About the Media Biz Is About to Change Programmatic buying will turn data jockeys into rock stars

The reason we spend so much time planning is because the consequences of making wrong media calls are very, very costly. We could buy media against the wrong target, wasting millions…

March 4, 2013, 10:07 PM EST

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