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UM Lands CVS Media Account, the Agency's Second Big Win of the Summer

Fresh off adding Coke to the client roster

So far, summer is shaping up as UM's winning season. The IPG Mediabrands agency scored significant business from Coca-Cola a few weeks ago and now adds media responsibilities for the CVS…

After 3 Decades With Grey, Olive Garden Launches Creative Review

The lead agency since 1986 is defending

Olive Garden, a mainstay account at Grey for nearly three decades, has launched a review of its creative business. The restaurant chain spent $155 million in media last year, according to…

Monster.com Has an Opening for a Lead Creative Agency

BBDO, jobs site split as brand shifts from high-profile ads to digital

Monster.com is searching for a new lead creative agency amid its split with BBDO, which has handled the brand since 2007. The Weston, Mass.-based job listings site is working with Boston's…

Mindshare Is Defending in CVS' Media Review

Brand spends about $85 million in media annually

After five years with Mindshare, Woonsocket, R.I.-based chain CVS is reviewing its media business.  The media review follows last year's creative search, which triggered a shift from Arnold to BBDO, and…

Scotts Miracle-Gro Picks Mediahub to Handle Its Media Business

Agency succeeds MEC after review

Scotts Miracle-Gro is moving on. After years with MEC, the brand is shifting its media account to Mediahub, the media arm of Mullen, Scotts has confirmed. Scotts' media spending totals about…

Ameriprise Gets a New Lead Agency

McCann Erickson Detroit succeeds R/GA

Ameriprise Financial has found a new lead agency. McCann Erickson Detroit has beaten three other finalists to land the company's core creative account, with annual media spending of nearly $40 million.…

Ameriprise Splits with R/GA, Searches for a New Lead Shop

Signals a shift from Tommy Lee Jones campaign

Ameriprise Financial's experiment of using a digital agency for traditional ads has ended. The financial planning company has split with R/GA, which had been lead creative agency since 2009 and declined…

Scotts Miracle-Gro Starts a Media Agency Search

MEC under threat after holding on to business in 2012

Scotts Miracle-Gro is reviewing its media business, with reponses to an initial request for proposals due back to the lawn and garden products company on Jan. 9, sources said. WPP Group's MEC is…

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…

Office Depot's Review Follows Merger With OfficeMax

Retailers combined forces in November

Office Depot’s creative and media review comes amid store closings at the retailer, which merged with OfficeMax late last year. The decision to close 400 stores by the end of 2016…

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