Andrew McMains


Here Are the 7 Agencies That Priceline Is Considering for Its Creative Account

Butler, Shine, Stern & Partners' long tenure on Priceline.com has ended.

Accounts in Review: Mediahub Beats Bigger Shops to Win New Business

The media arm of Mullen Lowe is developing a reputation as a giant killer. A month after beating shops like MEC and Zenith Media to claim the media business of […]

In a Busy Week, PlayStation Teases Games, Touts Streaming Service and Hires a New Agency

It has been a busy week for Sony PlayStation.

Ogilvy CEO Miles Young to Step Down, Become Oxford Administrator

Miles Young, the global CEO of Ogilvy & Mather, will leave the agency after more than three decades to take a top administrative position at Oxford University.

The ‘Great Concoction’ of Creatives, Marketers and Open Minds Is What Makes Cannes Work

Jim Stengel's history with the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity dates back to 2003, when, as global marketing chief of Procter & Gamble, he and a team of colleagues stormed the beach in search of creative inspiration. At the time, agency creative leaders vastly outnumbered chief marketing officers at the confab, but since then the marketing ranks have swelled.

A Mythical Blacksmith and a Real-Estate Dealmaker Pitch Kids on Go-Gurt

Squeezing the last drops of Yoplait's Go-Gurt out of its tube is serious business.That's the takeaway from two new ads for the General Mills brand from longtime agency Saatchi & Saatchi. As in the past, kids play leading roles. But rather than hijinx, persuasion and brute force come into play, plus a dash of drama.

Now You Can Get Driving Directions From the Terminator, Thanks to Waze-Paramount Partnership

Move over Siri, here comes Ahh-nold.

With $18 Billion in Media Up for Grabs, This Is a Huge Year for Dealmakers at Cannes

Beyond the judging, schmoozing and general bacchanalia of the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity is a significant amount of wheeling and dealing, be it to acquire an agency or poach a creative chief.

Why the Timing of the Heineken-Wieden Split Is Particularly Unfortunate

It's a case of bad timing.

Ad of the Day: Panera Gets Into Lifestyle Branding With Manifesto About Healthy Living

New ads for Panera Bread lean into the food-as-lifestyle trend—and in that sense, play in the space of Chipotle and, to a lesser extent, Chobani.