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Nov 20, 2013, 14:40 ET
McCann's 12 Truths About Holiday Shopping.  (PRNewsFoto/McCann Erickson)

Santa Bets Big On A Big Data Holiday

Gone are the days when making a list and checking it twice was the only way Santa could find out whether children were naughty or nice. Thanks to...

Sep 30, 2013, 10:11 ET
Guide to Becoming Affluent.  (PRNewsFoto/McCann Erickson)

Infographic: McCann Erickson's Global Guide to Becoming Affluent

What does it take to be affluent? Follow these steps and you'll be on your way. New data from McCann Truth Central's 'Truth About Affluence' study...

Sep 25, 2013, 16:00 ET

McCann Erickson Reveals Time Trumps Money in New 'Truth About Affluence' Study

 For the 'Rich Kids of Instagram' and Sofia Coppola's 'Bling Ring,' affluence is all about the external trappings of conspicuous wealth....

Jul 01, 2013, 11:43 ET

Proximo Names McCann NY To Handle U.S. Advertising Of Jose Cuervo™ Tequila

Proximo Spirits announced today that McCann Erickson NY has been appointed to handle advertising for the Jose Cuervo™ brand.  The...

Jun 11, 2013, 17:33 ET
McCann Worldgroup.  (PRNewsFoto/McCann Worldgroup)

Suzanne Powers Appointed Global Chief Strategy Officer for McCann Erickson

 McCann Erickson today announced the appointment of Suzanne Powers as EVP, Chief Strategy Officer. Powers joins McCann Erickson from...

May 07, 2013, 15:00 ET

McCann Erickson Wins Place On Carlsberg Roster

McCann Erickson has won a place on the advertising roster for Carlsberg Group, the world's fourth largest brewery group. Diana Starbanov,...

Apr 30, 2013, 16:29 ET

McCann Erickson Takes Multiple Honors At 2013 Webby Awards

 McCann Erickson was a major winner at the 2013 Webby Awards, with McCann Melbourne's viral sensation "Dumb Ways To Die" scoring as the...

Apr 18, 2013, 16:36 ET

Ignite Restaurant Group Consolidates Brand Advertising with McCann NY

 Ignite Restaurant Group (NASDAQ:IRG) today announced that it is consolidating its brand advertising with McCann Erickson New York, adding...

Apr 05, 2013, 11:12 ET

McCann Erickson Recognized as Agency of the Year at 92nd Annual Art Director's Club Awards

 McCann Erickson New York was recognized as Agency of the Year at the Art Director's Club 92nd Annual Awards.  The ADC Annual Awards...

Apr 02, 2013, 11:00 ET

US Postal Service Awards Advertising Contract To McCann Erickson

 After an open competition, McCann Erickson, a unit of McCann Worldgroup, stated today that it has been named by the United States Postal...

Jan 15, 2013, 15:01 ET

Will Technology Kill Us or Make Us Stronger?

 McCann Truth Central, the global intelligence unit of McCann Erickson, the world's largest advertising agency, today released a new global...

Oct 03, 2012, 11:48 ET

McCann Truth Central Research Reveals That Truthfulness Will Influence 90% of Voting & Purchase Decisions This Year

The relationship between truth and politics ―two words rarely if ever used in the same sentence― is becoming even more complex in today's intensive...

Sep 12, 2012, 14:58 ET

McCann Erickson Expands McCann Enterprise Globally

 McCann Erickson today announced the global expansion of McCann Enterprise, a full-service business-to-business (B2B) communications agency....

Jul 18, 2012, 11:19 ET

McCann Truth Central Unveils The Truth About Moms

 Welcome to The Age of the 'Mom Economy,' where smart moms are conquering the world of technology. Over two-thirds of moms are tech-fluent,...

Jun 01, 2012, 09:00 ET

McCann Erickson Promotes Sean Bryan & Tom Murphy to Co-Chief Creative Officers, New York

 McCann Erickson New York today announced the promotion of Sean Bryan and Tom Murphy to Co-Chief Creative Officers.  The move...

Oct 21, 2011, 11:10 ET

McCann Erickson Names New North American Leadership

McCann Erickson announced today that Hank Summy, one of the industry's most well-regarded digital marketing executives, will join the company as...

Aug 02, 2011, 14:29 ET

Whalen to McCann NY to Head Project Leadership

Rich Whalen is joining McCann Erickson New York as Senior VP, Director of Project Leadership, a new post for McCann.  Rich comes from RAPP...

Sep 17, 2009, 11:00 ET

McCann Erickson Wins European 'Agency Network of the Year 2009' Honor at the EACA Euro Effies Awards in Brussels; Also Captures Prestigious Grand Prix for Xbox Campaign

Last night at the EACA Euro Effies Awards Festival in Brussels, Belgium, McCann Erickson was named "Agency Network of the Year 2009" and captured...

Jul 23, 2009, 14:20 ET

Robert LePlae Joins McCann Erickson as North American President

Robert LePlae is joining McCann Erickson as President of McCann Erickson North America, a new title, it was announced today by Eric Keshin, COO of...

Feb 04, 2009, 15:20 ET

ALDI Selects McCann Erickson to Help Achieve Aggressive U.S. Growth Goals

After a lengthy agency review process, ALDI, Inc. has selected McCann Erickson's Midwest office in Birmingham, Mich., as its advertising agency of...