Big news on the account front came down late yesterday-Cosmetic giant Revlon consolidated its advertising and media accounts with WPP's Grey, the client's new global creative AOR, and sibling media agency MediaCom without a review.
WiFi provider Luma is out with a new campaign for its Guardian Subscription Service today starring the original Most Interesting Man (aka Jonathan Goldsmith) that stokes concerns about privacy issues.
Well, at least that's what a self-congratulatory campaign from FCB Canada proclaims. But for most of you, I'd be careful what you say on your resume about that.
McCann has filed a formal Government Accounting Office protest saying that it was unfairly eliminated by the GAO, which made the decision to cut the agency before the client - the U.S. Army - had a chance to weigh in on the merits of its proposal.
Well it looks like not everyone was thrilled with the recent announcement that WPP was merging its Wunderman and Possible operations.
Nah, probably not, but with recent "double downgrades" and stories about agencies drinking at the "last-chance saloon," it does make you wonder about its future prospects.
There's something about exposed boobs that ties everybody's knickers in a knot, at least in the UK and certainly in the U.S. Baby Dove found out the hard way by tackling the issue of public breastfeeding in a campaign it pulled this week.
The San Diego-based food chain said the review was part of its "commitment to regularly evaluating resources, partners and vendors."
A year and a half after a young Dentsu worker at the agency killed herself after working hundreds of overtime hours in the months leading up to her death prosecutors are bringing charges against the company.
Out with the old and in with the new, as they say. One thing agencies love to talk about is the rapid pace of change in their sector and for good reason - that pace seems to be getting more rapid every day.