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West Coast ad execs are lacing up their running shoes with the news that Adidas relocated from its New Jersey hea" />
West Coast ad execs are lacing up their running shoes with the news that Adidas relocated from its New Jersey hea" />

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Ready to Run: Western Shops Have Eye on Adidas After Footwear Maker Moves to Portland By Kathy Tyre

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Moore, who was named creative director, (Strasser is chief executive) has already said there will probably be a change on the $5-7-million account, currently at Young & Rubicam/Chicago, down the road. And Adidas’ new controlling stockholder, Saatchi & Saatchi ceo Robert Louis-Dreyfus, is said to be promising agencies in the network a shot at the business.
But local creatives who know them say Strasser and Moore are a cutting-edge team with eclectic ad ideas who aren’t particulary fond of large, traditional agency structures.
Said one agency source who worked with the pair: ‘They’re not the easiest guys to get along with, from...

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