Al Stewart

ICG Founders Start Over With Modest Plans

Convinced that media buying has become too top heavy at big agencies, two veteran executives who helped build one of those mega-shops are trying to elbow their way back into […]

Spots Imitate Film For Video Release

G&M Plumbing enlists actors to reprise roles for campaignThree TV spots supporting the video and DVD release of My Big Fat Greek Wedding will show the parents of the bride […]

Starkist Hires Suissa Miller For Creative

LOS ANGELES Suissa Miller has picked up creative duties on the Starkist Tuna account after a review of undisclosed shops, the client and the agency confirmed. Plans call for new […]

Bear Hugs and Giggles via KB&P

Teddy Ruxpin, the talking teddy bear that became a must-have Christmas gift in the late 1980s, has sired an heir.The Wabi Bear, due out in late 2003 and backed by […]

Battle of the Boxcars

Both vehicles are unusual, box-shaped hipmobiles for 18-24-year-olds. Both have souped-up sound systems and design twists test-marketed to gauge their “coolness.” Both cost less than $20,000. Still, for all their […]

Harman Taps TBWA\Chiat\Day

Upscale audio component maker Harman International has chosen TBWA\Chiat\Day to create advertising for Harman Kardon, Infinity, JBL and all its other brands, the agency said.The 50-year-old Washington D.C.-based client, which […]

Importing 2 Creatives

TBWA\Chiat\Day has hired two creative directors from Amsterdam who will work on adidas, Starz/Encore and other accounts.Boyd “Bo” Coy-ner, 37, and Kai Zastrow, 36, joined the agency’s San Francisco office […]

Saatchi’s Gilbert moving from LA to NYC

LOS ANGELES Scott Gilbert, the CEO of Saatchi & Saatchi’s office in Torrance, Calif., will move to the agency’s New York headquarters where he will serve as a managing partner […]

T&O Gets Racy for Car Wheels

Inspired in part by the movie The Fast and The Furious, an extensive print effort from the T&O Group seeks to capitalize on renewed interest in the aft-ermarket for car […]

T&O Breaks ‘Fast’ Work for Wheelmaker

LOS ANGELES Inspired in part by the hit movie “The Fast And The Furious” an extensive–and slightly provocative–new print effort from the T&O Group seeks to capitalize on the renewed […]