Topic: media review

Mondelez's Goal in Global Media Review is Efficiency

Sticking with MediaVest and Dentsu units but seeking savings

Like Coca-Cola, Citi, SC Johnson and Wells Fargo, Mondelez International is only considering incumbent shops in its global media review. As such, the contest is between Publicis Groupe's MediaVest and units…

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…

Johnson & Johnson's Media Search Excludes the U.S.

Joins packaged goods pals on the review circuit

Add Johnson & Johnson to the packaged goods players reviewing their media planning and buying. J&J's search covers overseas markets and does not include North America or Brazil. Media spending in…

Chemical Company Joins Staggering List of Marketers to Launch Media Reviews

15 companies with annual business worth $7.23 billion

Marketers apparently have a fever right now, and the only prescription is more media reviews. The latest is BASF, which is reviewing its global planning and buying business, now handled by…

Mindshare Is Defending in CVS' Media Review

Brand spends about $85 million in media annually

After five years with Mindshare, Woonsocket, R.I.-based chain CVS is reviewing its media business.  The media review follows last year's creative search, which triggered a shift from Arnold to BBDO, and…

Scotts Miracle-Gro Picks Mediahub to Handle Its Media Business

Agency succeeds MEC after review

Scotts Miracle-Gro is moving on. After years with MEC, the brand is shifting its media account to Mediahub, the media arm of Mullen, Scotts has confirmed. Scotts' media spending totals about…

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…

Visa's Global Media Review Comes Amid Turnover in Marketing

OMD is the primary incumbent

Amid changes in its top marketing ranks, Visa has launched a global review of its media planning and buying. Earlier this week, Antonio Lucio, Visa's chief brand officer, said he was…

L'Oréal Is Reviewing Its Media Business

Marketer spent $870 million last year

L'Oréal USA, the American unit of the French beauty company, is reviewing its media business.  The cosmetics corporation, which houses brands like Maybelline, Redken and Lancôme, spent $870 million on media…

Here Are the 4 Finalists in Brown-Forman's Media Review

Global spending totals $100 million annually

Four agencies are preparing for final presentations in Brown-Forman's global review of its media business. Beyond the incumbent—UM—the contenders are Maxus, MediaVest and Zenith Media, confirmed Russel Wohlwerth, principal of External…