Topic: Young & Rubicam

YouTube's 10 Most-Watched Ads in October

People seem to hate Samsung's Galaxy Gear, but they love the ads for it

They say nothing kills a bad product faster than good advertising. And perhaps that's the problem with Samsung's Galaxy Gear. Outside of Oprah Winfrey, Samsung's Galaxy Gear smartwatch isn't getting much… Picks Crispin for Its Creative Account

Winner succeeds Y&R as lead creative agency is shifting its creative business to Crispin Porter + Bogusky, the agency has confirmed. The online travel site's media spending totals about $40 million annually. The decision came after a review…

Radio-Happy Bonefish Grill Taps Digital Shop as Lead Agency

Blast Radius picks up first restaurant account

Bonefish Grill has named Blast Radius its lead agency after a review involving three other unnamed candidates. The WPP shop takes over an account that sister agency Young & Rubicam,…

Ad of the Day: DieHard Batteries Prove There's Life in Zombie Ads Yet

Y&R Midwest charges up the genre

The scary strong ratings for AMC's The Walking Dead—we'll surely see killer numbers shortly for Sunday night's season-four premiere [UPDATE: Yep]—suggests there's very little zombie fatigue out there among TV…

JCPenney Switches Creative Agencies Yet Again

Trio of Doner, EVB, Victors & Spoils replaces Y&R

That was fast. Six months after hiring Young & Rubicam to lead its creative efforts, JCPenney has replaced Y&R with a trio of agencies: Doner, EVB and Victors & Spoils. The…

Patagonia Is Taking On a Provocative ‘Anti-Growth’ Position

Is it all just a marketing ploy?

Sustainable products may well be yesterday’s news—at least according to upscale sportswear brand Patagonia. The marketer of $500 goose-down jackets is reaching beyond its eco-friendly practices to address the link between…

3 Shops Vie for's Business

Winner will succeed Young & Rubicam as lead creative agency

Three shops are preparing final presentations in their bids to replace Young & Rubicam as lead creative agency for Sources identified the finalists as Crispin Porter + Bogusky in Boulder,…

Kerry Keenan Replaces DiNoto at Deutsch

New creative chief has big agency experience

Greg DiNoto’s four-year reunion with Deutsch has ended. DiNoto, chief creative officer at the New York office at Deutsch, has been replaced by Kerry Keenan. Keenan, a seasoned creative leader who…

Draftfcb’s New CEO Carter Murray Discusses Upcoming Challenges

Finally beginning after the six-month wait

Carter Murray begins his new role as Draftfcb’s global CEO today after a six-month wait while still under contract at Young & Rubicam, where he was North American president, CEO…

Adweek's Top 10 Commercials of the Week

Coke gets moving, Pepsi MAX gets Barry Sanders, and Nike gets more mileage out of 'Just do it'

In this new spot for Heinz Beanz, little brother Charlie may be infuriating in his inability to keep up and his knack for toy destruction, but older brother Tom still…