• The Martin Agency Alum Harry Jacobs Has Died
    Harry Jacobs, who was the chief creative officer for The Martin Agency -- his work home for 35 years, has died at the age of 87.
  • What Everyone Didn't Notice About that Racist Chinese Detergent Ad
    As of this writing, the ad has been viewed 8,223,543 times on YouTube.
  • Investment Advisory Firm Gives Thumbs Up to Martin Sorrell's $106 Million Pay Package
    The firm has recommended that WPP shareholders approve Sorrell's 70 million pound ($102,635,050) compensation package for 2015 when they hold their annual meeting on June 8.
  • That Floyd Hayes Is At It Again, This Time With An Amazon Dash Button For Instant Creative
    Floyd Hayes is a freelance creative. But he is way more than your average freelance creative. He's more like a freelance creative on steroids. Over the years he has continuously launched innovative mini-promotions that stretch creativity as well as build business for himself.  In the past he's sent out a 3D replica of his head, he launched the World's Fastest Agency that would deliver concepts via 140 character tweets, he launched Twipple, which was a pay-it-forward sort of endeavor that urged people to do something kind in public; he auctioned off his voice on eBay to shout a brand's name ...
  • Agency Defends (And Then Apologizes For) Recruitment Ad Featuring A Mini-Skirted Ex-Stewardess
    Indonesian ad agency Ceritera ran a recruitment ad featuring a mini-skirted flight attendant (the ad used the word stewardess) and copy which read: "We have an ex-stewardess on board."
  • OMG! Agency Kickbacks Could Lead To Jail Time!
    If Business Insider's take is any indication, all hell is going to break loose next month after the release of an ANA report on media agency rebates and related issues.
  • While McDonald's Attempts to Kill Agency Profitability, There's Still Plenty of D&AD Awards to Be Had
    While two strangely named ad agencies have combined forces and McDonald's is seemingly refusing to allow its agencies to make money, Saatchi & Saatchi has been busy collecting D&AD awards. The agency scored a total of 13 awards at the annual D&AD Awards held in London last Thursday. F/Nazca Saatchi & Saatchi (Brazil), New Zealand, Switzerland, New York, China, Del Campo Saatchi & Saatchi (Argentina), London, Singapore and Conill picked up pencils.   The multi-award winning Vangardist Magazine HIV+ Issue from Saatchi & Saatchi Switzerland collected a yellow pencil and 2 wood pencils. London won a yellow pencil for Rekorderlig ‘Silver Skaters’, ...
  • Survey To Determine Extent of Sexism In Advertising Agencies
    The 3% Movement, the organization that produces the annual 3% Conference, has partnered with researcher Michele Medansky who examined sexism in Silicon Valley with a study called Elephant in the Valley.
  • Karen Kaplan Was Hill Holliday's CEO of Reception And Urges College Graduates to Be CEO of Every Position They Hold
    It's probably the simplest, most eloquently succinct piece of advice I've heard given.
  • RAPP Global CEO Alexei Orlov Accused of Calling Women 'Fat Cows'
    A lawsuit claims behavior by Orlov that included ""sexual and racial harassment, gender and age discrimination, and retaliation for trying to put an end to such injustices."
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