Ziff-Davis reshuffled its publications into five groups, aligning titles by market segment rather than traditional categories. Separately, Exec VP Don Byrnes is leaving to join a media buying agency.
Movado Group will contact a short list of agencies the week of the 21st in its review of the Concord watches account, spending $6 million to $8 million, and currently handled in-house. Advertising Agency Register is handling.
DDB Needham Worldwide, New York dropped out of the $15 million to $20 million review for American Family Publishers, which declined comment.
Cordiant Communications Group reported revenues dropped to $237 million in the first half, down 3.7%, despite an increase in net new business to $370 million from $156 million in 1997.
Copyright September 1998, Crain Communications Inc.