Douglas Quenqua


SMS Wordsmith Cadman Dies at 64

NEW YORK Larry Cadman, a New York-based copywriter for more than 30 years with agencies such as Scali, McCabe, Sloves and Saatchi & Saatchi, died Feb. 18 from lung cancer. […]

Grey’s Game Over: Hasbro Hires Uproar

NEW YORK Omnicom Group’s Uproar has added Hasbro’s games business from WPP Group’s Grey, the latter agency said on Monday. Annual media spending behind the work that moved is estimated […]

McCann, Army Tout ‘Strength’

NEW YORK The latest campaign for the U.S. Army focuses on the desire of potential recruits to gain personal strength, both physical and otherwise, or as the new tagline puts […]

Branded Appeals Must Respect to Connect

NEW YORK Successful branded content must “respect the audience” if it hopes to differentiate itself from traditional advertising clutter, advised Jon Kamen, chairman and CEO of @radical Media, at the […]

BMA Honors Harrobin

NEW YORK Accepting the Business Marketing Association’s Communicator of the Year award at the Tavern on the Green here today, John Harrobin, vp of advertising and digital media at Verizon […]

Dude, Don’t You Hate Our Ads?

NEW YORK At first, you think it must be a spoof. After all, it looks like all the other Volkswagen “Safe Happens” spots, the ones that caused so much controversy […]

Dude, Don’t You Hate Our Commercials?

At first, you think it must be a spoof. After all, it looks like all the other Volkswagen “Safe Happens” spots, the ones that caused so much controversy this spring […]

Godiva Goes Into Play

NEW YORK Premium chocolatier Godiva is putting the creative portion of its global advertising account into review, sources said, and has ended a longstanding relationship with Margeotes Fertitta Powell.The New […]

$25 Mil. SunCom Reviews

NEW YORK SunCom Wireless has called a review of its estimated $25 million ad account, and incumbent Margeotes Fertitta Powell here will not defend, according to sources.Neither agency nor client […]

Wyeth Moves Centrum, Dimetapp

NEW YORK Publicis Groupe’s The Kaplan Thaler Group has won the advertising account of Wyeth Laboratories’ Centrum line of nutritional products, the client has confirmed. Estimated billings are $45 million.Wyeth […]