Agencies

Morning becomes ‘mourning’ in anti-Trump campaign

American political advertising is red in tooth and claw and anti-Trump Republican group The Lincoln Project is putting the boot in – in vintage style – with ‘Mourning in America’ criticising Trumps’s handling (or non-handling) of Covid-19. To add insult ...

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Havas delivers sepia-tinged white winner for Vanish

RB’s Vanish – now dubbed a laundry booster” – doesn’t seem to lend itself to an emotional tale but that’s what it becomes in a new campaign from Havas London – ‘Love your Whites for Longer.’ For new variant Vanish ...

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Anomaly tries to cheer us with Bulleit cocktail hour

Is a faux WFH happy hour/wine time evidence of the resilience of the human spirit or just another sign of how desperate we’re becoming in the lockdown? Kirin-owned Bulleit “frontier” bourbon (think the original maker was German) is aiming squarely ...

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MAA blast from the past: Fiat’s hand-built by robots/CDP

Was this 1979 effort the best TV ad of all from great British ad agency CDP? There were so many, often notable for their use of humour and celebs. This, though, was something different – an operatic epic (heaven knows ...

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Maurice Levy in lockdown

Here’s Maurice Levy in lockdown, telling The Drum’s Stephen Lepitak about working from home, his brief spell seconded (it seems) to WeWork and working with his successor as Publicis Groupe CEO Arthur Sadoun. No chateau by the sea for Maurice ...

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Anxious WFH adland turns to tippling

A Fishbowl US survey, reported in Agency Spy, shows that advertising and marketing people lead the field when it comes to drinking at home while at “work” in these WFH days – an impressive 49.14%. For once lawyers are beaten ...

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