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Adidas wants an ad agency to kill Nike in 2014

Years ago Fuji’s unofficial mission statement was ‘Kill Kodak,’ something it and digital large succeeded in doing. German sports apparel maker Adidas must feel much the same about Nike, the rival that regularly undermines its tier one sponsorship of the ...

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Adidas and Nike battle could turn Olympic athletes into Shoeless Joes

‘Shoeless’ Joe Jackson was the baseball star who was banned for life following the famous ‘Black Sox’ scandal when members of the Chicago White Sox baseball team were convicted of fixing the 1919 World Series. Now some more contemporary sporting ...

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Adidas springs another agency surprise by hiring Creature in London to handle European shoe launch

Not only that, the Adidas top brass in Germany chose Creature, the newish London offshoot of Creature in Seattle, against competition from two hot and established agencies, Bartle Bogle Hegarty and Mother. Back in July 2010 Adidas surprised nearly everybody ...

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Rooney Euro finals suspension poses a big problem for Nike and W+K Amsterdam

English footballer Wayne Rooney was the star of Wieden+Kennedy’s 2010 FIFA World Cup opus for Nike, although not the actual tournament alas. The commercial, headlining Rooney among other famous Nike names, was the controversial winner of the Film Grand Prix ...

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Baffling Adidas ‘All In’ campaign heads for Rugby World Cup

Toronto agency Sid Lee’s campaign ‘Adidas is all in’ doesn’t seem to mean very much unless I’m missing rather a lot but the sports brand will be ramming it down our throats big time over the next few weeks as ...

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