Agency.com Pulls Out Of Subway Pitch

In a sad fizzling of a hotly debated advertising/agency/viral topic, agency.com has decided to withdraw from the running for the subway pitch.

A representative of the Omnicom Group agency here said it withdrew from consideration when it reached the finals of a pitch for a conflicting account, which he declined to name. Subway’s account selection process was taking longer than anticipated, and Agency.com decided to take itself out of the running, he said.

Ad-Week

An unsatisfying end to the debate as many, even the detractors used the outcome of whether agency.com got the work or not as the touchstone of success.

David Armano wins best headline for this story with “It’s-Not-You-It’s-Me.COM

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