Agencies

Coke thinks big (again) at Christmas

Coca-Cola thinks big at Christmas – most notably with its famous big red Coke-laden trucks – and this year it’s gone for a humungous Santa that’s brought to life by hordes of eager revellers. ‘Together we make the magic happen’ ...

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Nespresso turns Penelope Cruz into a turkey

OK, we’ll admit it – Spanish actress Penelope Cruz is quite popular in these quarters, for her acting ability obviously. So why go and waste it (and her) in this dire new US spot for Nespresso by The Martin Agency? ...

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Wieden+Kennedy plays cabin crew for Delta

Advertising agencies can be useful after all. Here’s one of a number of films from Wieden+Kennedy New York explaining safety procedures on Delta Air Lines planes, with a little light humour to help the four and a half minutes along. ...

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Swedish agency Akestam Holst and insurer Folksam score with skydiving cats

If you want to get noticed, chuck a few cats out of a plane – seemple. That’s what Stockholm agency Akestam Holst has done for venerable Swedish insurer Folksam anyway and so far it’s gathered nearly 500,000 YouTube hits, enraging ...

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Worrying times for DDB and Leo Burnett as McDonald’s rings the changes

The mighty McDonald’s, which seemed to have ridden out the recession as rivals Burger King and Pizza Hut struggled, has a nasty case of indigestion, posting its first monthly sales decline in nine years. First one to fall on her ...

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