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Topic: Media

Norwegian Cruise Line Follows Royal Caribbean Into the Review Circuit

Incumbent Martin is not participating

Another cruise line account is up for grabs: Norwegian Cruise Line is reviewing its creative and media business, which The Martin Agency has handled since 2011. The assignment spans traditional and…

Converse Hires a New Agency to Plan and Buy Media

PHD wins review

Converse has hired a new agency to plan and buy its media in North America. PHD, a unit of Omnicom Group, has inherited the business from MediaVest after a review, sources…

SC Johnson Reviews Its Global Media Buying but Will It Consolidate?

Change on the horizon for roster shops

SC Johnson is reviewing the global media buying responsibilities that are divided between its roster shops, Omnicom Group's PHD and WPP's Maxus, the company confirmed. Maxus has been the lead media…

Accounts in Review: GNC Does an About-Face in Unbundling Its Ad Business

L'Oréal's media search, meanwhile, is just beginning

GNC, in its decision to split its ad business among three shops, has abandoned a bundled model after just a year. In early 2014, the retailer consolidated its creative and media…

Valvoline Needs Help Reaching DIY Guys Who Love Their Cars

Brand is in late stages of an advertising review

Valvoline, which is in the late stages of a creative and media review, needs ads that speak to guys in their late teens, 20s and 30s who are passionate about…

Wells Fargo Readies Shift of Media, Digital Business

OMD, Organic expected to gain share

In Wells Fargo's latest review, Omnicom Group shops OMD and Organic are in advanced negotiations to take on business that's handled chiefly by units of Interpublic Group, according to sources. OMD,…

Accounts in Review: MetLife's Agency Review Follows a Clear Pattern

Search begins 2 months after new marketing chief arrives

It's a classic scenario: a new marketing leader joins a company and, boom, within a few months launches a review. Such is the case at MetLife, where new global chief marketing…

Accounts in Review: Why JCPenney Pulled the Plug on Its Media Review

Stays with OMD after reaching out to other shops

Never mind. After contacting outside shops, JCPenney this week pulled the plug on its media review and retained OMD, which has worked for the retailer since 2000. The decision came amid…

California Healthcare Exchange Dangles Its $50 Million Account

Review is in its early stages

Covered California, the state's healthcare exchange, is looking for an agency to help expand the pool of residents enrolled in health insurance coverage. A request for proposals for exchange's advertising account…

Accounts in Review: 11 Million Reasons Why Royal Caribbean Needs Repeat Customers

That's how many people have cruised just once

The cruise line company with "Caribbean" in its name wants to own that region again. That's a key challenge for agencies pursuing Royal Caribbean's creative business, according to a request for…

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