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CP+B laid off 21 people, less than 3% of its office, following its loss of Old Navy as a client. The shop worked with the retailer for five years and created nostalgic ads that reunited cast members from “Blossom,” “90210,” and the “National Lampoon Family Vacation” series. It also created the strange Super Modelquins family.
Weight Watchers explains why it chose OgilvyOne to lead its digital account over Havas Digital, Razorfish, and 360i.
Marketers are preparing themselves for the arrival of the royal baby.
Interpublic saw declines in second quarter and first half of the year profits. Net income dropped 19%, coming in at $79.9 million. Revenue, however, grew. See all the numbers here.
Innovid CEO Zvika Netter on pre-roll ads and what they need to do to dominate video.
Soon-to-be former CEO of Razorfish Bob Lord is leaving the Publicis Groupe shop on August 1 to become the CEO of AOL Networks. But he’ll stay close. Lord will also lead the new Publicis/AOL partnership.
Wes Phelan joined Johannes Leonardo as a senior art director. He will work with Coca-Cola, Google, Sprite, and Nike. Phelan was previously at MetropolitanRepublic in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Previously on Business Insider Advertising:
- Hooters Changed Its Logo For The First Time In 30 Years
- One Of These Ads Will Win The Emmy For Best Commercial Of The Year
- Giant Dragon’s Skull Washes Up On Beach In ‘Game Of Thrones’ Stunt
- Ryanair Is Going To Start Plastering Ads On Its Planes To Make Money
- The UK Banned This Coke Ad For Saying That You Can Lose Weight By Laughing
- Here’s How Advertisers Reacted To Being Placed In Rolling Stone’s Boston Bomber Issue
- Vogue’s September Edition Will Feature A Staggering 665 Ad Pages
- AD OF THE DAY: First Cheerios Ad Since Biracial Family Spot Will Make You Cry
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