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Topic: Mindshare

Mindshare Fills a Role That's Redefining the Agency

Rolf Olsen succeeds Bob Ivins as North American data chief

In his ongoing bid to redefine what a media agency can be, Mindshare North American CEO Colin Kinsella has recast in a significant role. Kinsela has named iProspect's Rolf Olsen to succeed Bob Ivins…

PHD Continues Exec Reorganization With New Midwest President

Mary Carpenter joins from Mindshare

Mary Carpenter is the new president of PHD Midwest, moving to the Omnicom media network from WPP's Mindshare where she was managing partner of performance marketing. The appointment follows PHD's win…

Unilever's Global Media Review Is Massive and Will Take Up Most of the Year

Marketer of Axe, Dove and Vaseline spends more than $5 billion in media each year

Decisions in Unilever's global review of its media business aren't expected before the fourth quarter of 2015, with sources describing the process as "quite conservative" in advance of any shifts…

Mindshare Wins Pitch for This Retailer's Account

Nordstrom spends $40 million in media annually

Nordstrom has found a new agency for its media account. Mindshare has landed the assignment after a review, Nordstrom has confirmed. The retailer spent nearly $40 million in media last year…

And Now Even Wearables Have Programmatic Ads

Amtrak buys first promo from new network

Programmatic advertising—a burgeoning medium for desktop, tablet and smartphone marketers—is now happening via smartwatches. FitAd, a 4-month-old wearables ad network, has begun facilitating automated promos for Amtrak's Acela Express service to…

Holiday Inn's Digital-Only Approach Has Generated 175 Million Video Views So Far

Instagram also has been a key driver

Holiday Inn is three months into its first digital-only campaign, dubbed Journey to Extraordinary, and the brand doesn't appear to have any regrets. "Over a hundred million views of our video…

Jim Gaffigan Was an Adman and Has a LinkedIn Account to Prove It

Comedian riffs on agency biz and Holiday Inn Express

It would probably be a totally buried, obscure footnote if his comedic peers like Marc Maron, Kristen Schaal or Todd Barry were products of the same career path. But there's Jim…

Everything Marketers Need to Know About Apple's New iPhones and Watch

Don't annoy users with notifications, and other tips

Marketers already are coming up with ways to use Apple's large-screen phones and small-screen watches, which were unveiled today in San Francisco. Apple's annual device launch featured the new iPhone…

MTV Brings Back House of Style as Multiplatform Native Ad

Integrates two of its iconic shows with Unilever brands

Fans of MTV's House of Style can catch up on the latest fashion trends thanks to a Unilever-sponsored relaunch of the series online and on-air. "We're looking at it as a…

LinkedIn Ads Can Be Tested and Targeted Like Never Before

Direct Sponsored Content give brands new flexibility

LinkedIn advertising is growing up. The company officially launched Direct Sponsored Content today, a sign of maturity that has brands and agencies ready to invest more in the platform. Direct Sponsored…

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