Two Agencies Announce Layoffs After Big Client Losses [THE BRIEF]

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Good morning, AdLand. Here’s what you need to know today:

BBDO and Goodby Silverstein & Partners announced layoffs due to the recent losses of major clients. Adweek reports that BBDO made “significant” cuts yesterday in large part due to losing Gillette in April. Goodby’s firings were due to its departure from Commonwealth, its joint project with McCann for General Motors’ Chevrolet creative work. 

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