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Topic: Media

Accounts in Review: Phew! What a Busy 10 Days

5 marketers hire new shops in the run-up to the holiday

When it rains, it pours. Five marketers have hired new shops for creative and media accounts in the past 10 days, starting with Johnsonville Sausage, Johnnie Walker and Golden Corral…

5 Agency Leaders on Which Industry Changes Keep Them Up at Night

Doing more with less, and doing it faster

As 2014 winds down, Adweek asked advertising and media leaders about what's been top of mind for them this year. Across marketing disciplines, there are nuances among their concerns but…

GNC Is Searching Again, This Time for a Media Agency

Retailer spends about $30 million in media annually

GNC, less than a year after hiring Carmichael Lynch to handle its creative and media business, is reviewing its media account, according to sources. The marketer of vitamins, minerals and diet…

Accounts in Review: NBA, Nordstrom Find New Shops for Creative, Media

Macy's shifts its multicultural account

Reunited and it feels so good. Steve Stoute's Translation will work again with the NBA's Pam El, as the New York agency landed lead creative responsibilities for the league. Stoute…

Accounts in Review: Cadillac Finds a New Home as Brown-Forman Ends Its Search

'Tis the season to be pitching

For the fifth time in eight years, Cadillac has hired a new lead agency. Eighteen months after a team of Interpublic Group agencies took the reins, the brand shifted its…

Accounts in Review: CarMax's Selection Comes Down (Quickly) as NBA Finalists Await Decision

Johnsonville sausage review heats up

It's rare but it happens. Just a day after the last pitch in CarMax's creative review, the used car retailer quickly selected a new lead agency: McKinney. It was the…

Accounts in Review: American Family Insurance Picks an Agency as Finalists Pitch CarMax

NBA also hosts final presentations

Months after splitting with Ogilvy & Mather, American Family Insurance this week found a new home. The New York office of BBDO will lead creative efforts for the big-spending insurer,…

Accounts in Review: U.S. Army Starts Search as American Family Insurance Winds Down

Sprint's fast-track review is also nearly complete

The U.S. Army has begun a review of all of its marketing services, an account with annual media spending of at least $180 million that's now shared by units of…

MDC's Assembly Creates and Fills a New Strategic Role

Paul Beck leads research operation

Paul Beck is joining Assembly, the MDC-owned media agency launched earlier this year, in the new role of director, strategic services. Beck was most recently chief operating officer at MDC's social…

Are Brands Afraid of Sharing Their Consumers' Data With Facebook?

Social network assures them it’s secure

Facebook wants brands to know their data is safe. The social network has been on a charm offensive of sorts to assure advertisers that when they share information to buy…

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