Holy (maybe) Layoffs Batman: Campbell Ewald, Zeta, DDB LA, Deutsch LA, Others

By Matt Van Hoven 

Maybe it’s due to the end of Q2 or maybe the industry was relatively overdue for some bad news; either way we’ve got a bunch of layoff rumors to share. Here goes (we hear):

&#151 Campbell Ewald has layoffs today in Digital (not sure which office)

&#151 Wongdoody cut 17 in Seattle yesterday

&#151 Zeta Interactive may have let go of 10 people today

&#151 Bernstein-Rein Kansas City is reportedly in the crapper

&#151 Some 15-20 cut at DDB Los Angeles today, all departments; this is the 3rd round in 5 months.

&#151 Wednesday, anywhere from 15-30 staffers may be cut from Deutsch LA

&#151 50-60 layoffs for McCann coming up (confirmed)

&#151 Critical Mass let about 30 people go last week on Friday

&#151 Detroit B2B shop Smith-Winchester is apparently straight-up closing