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  • Domino’s Just Made Kilt Uniforms in Scotland Out of Its New Official Tartan April 28, 2017
    If any of you were worried that Domino's Pizza was being inflicted only on the U.S., don't worry. They're in Scotland, too. In fact, they've been there for over 20 years. And to celebrate the opening of a new Glasgow location, they hired local designer Ken MacDonald to create a special Domino's tartan, which is...
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  • Ogilvy Made Bulletproof Ads to Protest Lax Gun Laws, and Put One in Front of the White House April 27, 2017
    As President Trump prepares to address the annual NRA convention in Atlanta this week, Americans and their representatives in Congress stand at an impasse on gun control. In recent years, ad agencies have created pro-bono campaigns designed to raise public awareness and garner support for initiatives to help reduce gun violence, from Grey New York's... […]
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  • Selling Your Car Virtually? Kelley Blue Book Made a Robot to Shake Your Hand Afterward April 27, 2017
    What do you get when you cross a robot with a car dealer? We're tempted to say, the fiery end of civilization as we know it. And ultimately, that may prove to be correct. For now, though, you get Kelley Blue Book's new brand mascot, the Haptic Android Navigable Dealmaker (H.A.N.D.), developed with ad shop...
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  • Pedigree Remarkably Flips the Script in Its Latest Pet Adoption Ad April 27, 2017
    They press their faces against metal bars, pawing at the doors of their cages, straining to attract a visitor's attention, hoping to be chosen for a warm, loving forever home. That's the basic setup of "Pick Me," BBDO New York's latest pet-adoption spot for Pedigree. Yes, the visuals are designed to play on our emotions,...
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  • Stay for the Credits: How Bonus Scenes Became a Crucial Part of Movie Marketing April 26, 2017
    In the last week, a rumor that had been bouncing around the internet was confirmed when director James Gunn revealed that, yes, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 would have an epic five post-credits scenes. For those of us who feel like most movies could easily lop off 20 minutes or so without losing anything...
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  • Spotify Has Songs for All Your Awkward Family Moments in Comical New Ads April 26, 2017
    Savage Garden's "Truly Madly Deeply" and Justin Bieber's "Love Yourself" are, respectively, the cause of, and solution to, some uncomfortable family situations in Spotify's amusing new ads, created in-house and rolling out in the U.K. to promote the service's family plan. Biscuit's Matt Devine directed the two spo […]
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  • Burger King Is Launching a Video Game Food Delivery Service in Spain. We Went There to Test It April 26, 2017
    Burger King Spain is looking to level up in esports and gaming. And it's getting a lot of help from the gaming industry itself. In its first-ever collaboration with Sony Interactive Entertainment, the brand officially launches "Burger Clan," the creative fruit of LOLA MullenLowe,on April 28. The campaign features nine professional gamers repre […]
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  • Natural Beauty Is Great. But So Is Natural-ish Beauty, Says This Crazy Ad for a Lip Plumper April 26, 2017
    What would you get if you crossed Zoolander with Barbarella and tossed in the robot dance, adorable puppies, and ice sculptures of Michelangelo's David? Another clue: Gorgeous gals shoot killer laser beams out of their eyes and party on the moon. No guesses? Come on, that should've been easy. OK, it's a mini-movie for a...
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  • Ikea Had a Great Reaction to Balenciaga Making a $2,145 Version of Its 99-Cent Blue Bag April 25, 2017
    The designers at Balenciaga must be big Ikea fans, because the French fashion house just unveiled a fancy new leather bag that looks strikingly like Ikea's famous blue tote--though the price tag looks a whole lot different. Balenciaga's goes for $2,145. Ikea's is just 99 cents. This was too much comedy for Ikea to process...
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  • A Small Agency Tried to Punk BBDO on Facebook, but BBDO’s Response Was Even Better April 25, 2017
    A little creativity can turn challenges into opportunities, as BBDO Belgium showed this month when a WPP agency tried to take the Omnicom shop down with a cheeky stunt on Facebook. LDV United, a creative boutique owned by WPP, started the whole thing by posting ready-made resignation letters on Facebook that BBDO account managers could...
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