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Adidas tiptoes onto Nike territory in new TBWA effort

More (largely) meaningless communication: Adidas telling us that we can deal with stress by running, courtesy of TBWA. It helps us “reconnect,” it seems. Although reconnect with what isn’t specified. Can see how Nike owns running (helps you run a ...

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Droga5 lands another biggie – its owner Accenture

Christmas brings a lot of big budget ads but the end of the year always brings lay-offs in adland, including senior management whose departure agencies think they can smuggle out because no-one’s looking. Omnicom’s TBWA has started the trend early ...

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Paul Simons: myths and reality at the Star & Garter

Last week Fallon held a reunion party at the legendary Star & Garter based on a) it has been a long standing venue for agency knees-ups and b) it was a walk down memory lane for the Fallon crew as ...

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Lee Clow and Apple got there first with better and faster

You & Mr Jones’ David Jones says he got there first with “better, faster, cheaper,” S4 Capital’s Sir Martin Sorrell (who clearly believes in frequency as well as coverage) puts it in all his communications. Well here’s Lee Clow of ...

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Apple iPhone needs more than nice music vids

Is Apple running out of iPhone ideas? When ads become more like music videos it’s often a sign of something lacking – an idea perhaps. These iPhone XS ‘iPhone on Tour’ ads from TBWA\Media Arts Lab are indeed music videos, ...

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AIG enlists All Blacks for road safety at Japan World Cup

AIG (American International Group) is a gigantic insurer so there’s a degree of self interest in this diverting infotainment ad telling visitors to the forthcoming Rugby World Cup ‘How not to drive in Japan.’ Apart from the language there are ...

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Apple AirPods bounce over Kiev in new TBWA winner

Ever wondered why so many young people wander around cities with hearing aids? Actually They’re Apple AirPods and TBWA\Media Arts Lab has pulled out all the stops for the ubiquitous devices in this new ad ‘Bounce.’ Made mostly using trampolines ...

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A brief history of disruption from Lee Clow

So-called disruption has earned itself rather a bad name in recent times as everyone claims to be doing it. In advertising it’s credited to Jean-Marie Dru, whose BDDP agency merged with TBWA. So it’s in TBWA’s DNA too and here’s ...

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