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Topic: Metlife

Accounts in Review: The Media Searches Keep Piling Up

Visa, Coty on the hunt

As a media agency these days, you're either under siege or flush with opportunity. It became clear this week that Visa and Coty are searching for agencies to handle their global…

Accounts in Review: Suddenly, It's Raining Cruise Line Searches

Norwegian follows Royal Caribbean. Who's next?

Agencies looking for a cruise line account suddenly have choices. If Royal Caribbean isn't inviting enough, why not give Norwegian Cruise Line a go? And since they're in play at the…

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…

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…

MetLife Wants a New Lead Creative Agency to Reinvent Its 'Slow and Steady' Brand

Incumbent Crispin won't defend

MetLife, under the direction of new global CMO Esther Lee, said it wants to reinvent the brand with a new U.S. ad agency capable of transforming "a slow and steady,…

Ad of the Day: MetLife's Doting Dad Is Also a Liar in This Ad With a Heartbreaking Twist

Standout spot breaks through the clichés

The tearjerking Asian insurance commercial has become something of a cliché after so many years of emotional Thai Life spots. But MetLife Hong Kong breathes new life into the form…

Who Do You Live For? MetLife Asked People on the Street, and the Results Are Quite Sweet

CP+B puts positive spin on a grim, dry topic

MetLife asks people on the street who they live for in this campaign designed to give life insurance a human dimension. The answers are pretty much what you'd expect. People live…

MetLife Changes Yankee Stadium Outfield Sign to Appeal to Japanese Audience

Insurer knows baseball is big in Japan

What do the New York Yankees and Japan have in common? Well, there’s definitely baseball, to which many international fans, as well as new pitcher Masahiro Tanaka and players Hiroki Kuroda…

Survey Predicts a Bleak Future for Agencies

Shops need to go digital or die

If you think the prospects for agencies are challenging right now, look ahead five years. Some 320 marketing and agency leaders did just that, painting a bleak portrait of 2019 in…

The Multiple-Personality Stadiums

What happens when a stadium loses a sponsor again and again?

Some 70 percent of pro sports facilities have a corporate name over the front gate—or in the parking lot, on the scoreboard, even in the rest room. Brands have demonstrated…

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