Subaru withdrew the list of three finalists it announced for its $165 million account. Listed were DDB, New York; GSD&M, Austin, Texas; and The Martin Agency, Richmond, Va.
Delta Air Lines has placed its estimated $25 million account in review.
KOA (Kampgrounds of America) has selected CMD as its agency of record. CMD won the multi-million dollar account after an agency search which included 25 other agencies.
J.P. Morgan Chase has selected four agencies to compete for its retail bank business account. They are: McGarry Bowen; Gardner Nelson & Partners; and BBDO Worldwide, all from New York; and Interpublic Group of Cos.' Hill Holliday Connors Cosmopulos of Boston and New York. Spending has not been disclosed.
According to Adweek, Wieden + Kennedy resigned its portion of AOL's account, citing creative differences. The account was estimated at $50 million.
The Amelia Island Tourist Development Council (TDC) announced that BCF will be the new advertising and public relations agency for the destination's integrated tourism marketing campaign. In addition to print advertising, partnership marketing will be a key component of the campaign. BCF plans to team Amelia Island with select retailers to leverage the marketing budget of the TDC. Spending was not disclosed.
Cablevision Voom's estimated $50 million creative account has been awarded to Mullen, Wenham, Mass. The agency beat out The Martin Agency for the win.
McCann Erickson Worldwide, New York, has been tapped to handle creative duties on Staples' estimated $50 million TV account. J. Walter Thompson, New York, and Arnold Worldwide, Boston, competed for the account.
Procter & Gamble's estimated $2.5 billion North American communications planning account is being split between Starcom MediaVest and Carat. The agencies beat out Media Planning Group, MediaCom, and Targetbase for the win.
Kia has selected consultancy Achenbaum Bogda Associates to handle the review for creative duties on its account, estimated in total, at $270 million.