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Topic: Tbwa

FTC Says 'No Way' to Nissan Frontier-Pushing Dune Buggy Ad

Settlement should serve as a wake-up call to creative shops

"Man, no way, are you kidding?" That line of copy, uttered by a tank-topped dude in a Nissan Frontier ad, pretty much sums up the Federal Trade Commission's take on the…

Nissan Rogue Comes in Handy When You're Battling a Marauding Band of Evil Snowmen

Cold-blooded killers

Next time you're caught driving in a winter storm, Nissan Canada wants you to be grateful you're only dealing with the natural elements and not a supernatural mob of malicious…

Infiniti Launches Global Creative Review

Incumbent TBWA is defending

Nissan is reviewing global creative responsibilities for its luxury Infiniti brand, an Infiniti representative has confirmed. Worldwide media spending on the brand was not immediately available. In the U.S. alone last…

Kayak.com Chooses TBWA for Europe

Annual media spending is estimated at $25 million

Kayak.com has hired TBWA as the travel search engine's first lead creative agency for the European market. The Omnicom Group shop will run the business out of its office in Amsterdam.…

Family Photos: The Advertising and Media Edition

Some of the industry's boldface names along with their progeny

Considering the changes in advertising and media in the last three-and-a-half decades, it is comforting to know that some familiar names will be with us for generations to come. Here,…

Omnicom Hatches Dedicated Unit for Nissan

Nissan United will be led by TBWA's Jon Castle

Key Omnicom Group client Nissan is getting its own dedicated unit. The new group, Nissan United, will comprise staffers from Omnicom agencies that already work for the automaker, including TBWA (creative),…

Cole & Weber United Adds a New Partner

Elizabeth Rowny is a former account chief at TBWA

Cole & Weber United has hired a new fourth partner. Elizabeth Rowny will assume the role of managing director, overseeing client services. She joins the WPP Group shop after four years…

TBWA Wins BNY Mellon's Global Account

Business shifts from sister shop Doremus

BNY Mellon is leaving Doremus but staying in the family. Fellow Omnicom Group shop TBWA has landed BNY Mellon’s global creative account after a review. Sources estimate revenue at more than…

McDonald's Figures It Needs Only the Product, Not the Branding, in Striking New Ads

TBWA's bold close-ups

All new from McDonald's: the McCloseUp. The chain is taking fast-food porn to new heights with a series of print ads from TBWA Paris that consist entirely of intimately photographed…

Laurie Coots Leaves TBWA, Her Shop for 29 Years

To-do list includes consulting, editing but not an agency job

Laurie Coots, the tireless TBWA veteran that epitomized the phrase, "Chiat/Day and Night," is leaving the agency world after 29 years at TBWA and the old Chiat/Day. Coots has a lot…

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