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Topic: Media

Accounts in Review: NBA, Brown-Forman Pick Finalists Selections expected shortly in Sprint, New York Lottery

It's crunch time in several searches right now. Reviews involving the NBA, Brown-Forman spirits and Diageo's Johnnie Walker are all down to a final few, with presentations slated for the…

November 7, 2014, 12:24 PM EST

Accounts in Review: As Infiniti (Finally) Ends, Two Media Reviews Heat Up JCPenney, Outback Steakhouse parent Bloomin' Brands seek media agencies

Infiniti lived up to its name. Seven weeks after final pitches and 10 months after laying the groundwork for its global creative review, the luxury automaker finally selected a new…

October 31, 2014, 11:36 AM EDT

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

Accounts in Review: A-B InBev, Tiffany Complete Media Searches Infiniti, meanwhile, lingers for another week

Boom and boom. Anheuser-Busch InBev and Tiffany each completed big media searches this week, with the brewer hiring MediaCom to handle its U.S. business and the luxury jeweler consolidating its…

October 24, 2014, 12:09 PM EDT

Maxus' U.K. Chief is the New Global Boss Lindsay Pattison replaces Vikram Sakhuja

Lindsay Pattison, CEO of Maxus in the U.K., is the new global chief of the WPP Group shop. Pattison replaces Vikram Sakhuja, who will remain in an undisclosed position within GroupM,…

October 16, 2014, 11:12 AM EDT

Accounts in Review: Tire Retailer Ups Its Game And Infiniti, Anheuser-Busch finalists await decisions

RightTurn.com, an online tire retailer that's part of Cleveland-based Dealer Tire, has ambitious plans to raise its profile nationally in the next year—and now has a new lead agency. Cramer-Krasselt…

October 10, 2014, 2:00 PM EDT

This Media Agency Gets a Windfall Out of Bayer's Merck Deal Bayer shop MediaCom adds Merck brands spending $150 million annually

Bayer HealthCare has shifted U.S. media planning and buying for its newly-acquired Merck consumer product line to MediaCom from Initiative, a Bayer executive confirmed. Annual media spending is estimated at $150…

October 10, 2014, 12:33 PM EDT

Accounts in Review: See What's Up for Grabs and Who's Chasing It Samsung ends its big search; Office Depot finds new shops

Welcome to Adweek's Accounts in Review page—a staple of our weekly iPad edition that you can now read online. We follow big-ticket reviews of brands that spend between $25 million…

October 3, 2014, 3:28 PM EDT

Publicis Groupe Is the Big Winner in Samsung's Global Review Tech giant spends $2 billion annually on media

Publicis Groupe can breathe a huge sigh of relief. The holding company's agencies were the most exposed in Samsung's global marketing services review, yet beat the typically poor odds of incumbents.…

October 1, 2014, 12:58 PM EDT

Office Depot Selects New Agencies McCann, UM take on creative, media efforts

McCann Erickson and fellow Interpublic Group shop UM have won Office Depot’s creative and media accounts, respectively, after a review that began in the summer. The search, which was managed by…

September 30, 2014, 10:27 AM EDT

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