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This Grocery Store's New Look Was Inspired by Everything From Pixar to BuzzFeed Lowes Foods gets a bold rebrand from agency The Variable

Sure, megachains like Whole Foods and Trader Joe's can pull off a hip, millennial-savvy vibe. But what about those old-school regional grocers? Lowes Foods, with around 100 locations in the Carolinas…

November 18, 2014, 11:16 AM EST

Kmart and Joe Boxer Go for Belly Laughs in Holiday Sequel to 'Jingle Balls' More musical body parts from FCB

Kmart and Joe Boxer's "Show Your Joe" ad (rechristened "Jingle Balls" by some) was one of the big hits of 2013's holiday season—to the tune of 18 million YouTube views. Now,…

November 17, 2014, 1:45 PM EST

Infographic: The Typical Life of an Agency Employee, at Work and at Home Saatchi copywriter asked his colleagues, and here's what he found

What inspires agency people? How do they get to work? What's their favorite color? What animal would they be? What would they be doing if they weren't working in advertising. Shushu,…

November 17, 2014, 10:54 AM EST

Ad of the Day: Nike Warms Up to the Cold in Its 'Choose Your Winter' Campaign Chris O'Dowd has your weather

Winter is here, people. And unless you're a baseball player passed out somewhere in the Caribbean sun, you're going to have to deal with it. Or rather, enjoy it. Wieden + Kennedy's…

November 17, 2014, 9:27 AM EST

L.A.’s Diverse Creative and Tech Culture Energize New Agency President David&Goliath’s Brian Dunbar sees city as a collection of unique towns

  Photo: Karl J. Kaul/Wonderful Machine Specs Who Brian Dunbar Old gig Managing partner, director of client services, David&Goliath New gig President, David&Goliath Age 54 What's been your Goliath moment since becoming president? I think it's been really managing…

November 17, 2014, 12:02 AM EST

10 Ad Mascots You Probably Didn't Know Were Related to Kermit the Frog The many commercial creations of Jim Henson's Creature Studio

Jim Henson creations have a storied history in advertising, going back to the 1950s, when a violent proto-Kermit pitched Wilkins Coffee with 10-second TV spots. Tappy, the latest creation from Jim…

November 15, 2014, 8:21 AM EST

Why Everyone From Cameron Diaz to Gwyneth Paltrow Is Praising Two Random Agency Creatives Everybody loves Matt and David

Proud of your dozens of LinkedIn endorsements? You're going to look like a right tosser next to Matt Roach and David Lawrie. The creative team at M&C Saatchi in London have…

November 14, 2014, 11:50 AM EST

Swarovski Charms Women With Personal Ads in Craigslist's 'Missed Connections' Pages Jeweler finds new storytelling platform

Red Tettemer O'Connell + Partners placed some faux personal ads in the New York, Philadelphia and Chicago sections of Craigslist's popular "Missed Connections" department on behalf of crystal jeweler Swarovski. One…

November 14, 2014, 9:39 AM EST

Adweek's Top 5 Commercials of the Week: Nov. 7-14 Mike Myers, Wil Wheaton and two more top-notch Christmas ads from Britain

It's only mid-November, but it's beginning to feel a lot like Christmas—thanks to British marketers jostling for position in their Super Bowl-like holiday ad season. Two U.K. Xmas spots make our…

November 14, 2014, 8:15 AM EST

Ad of the Day: Sainsbury's Recreates Famous 1914 Christmas Truce in Stunning New Ad Ringan Ledwidge directs AMV BBDO's remarkable story of sharing

Monty the penguin has his first real competition for best Christmas ad of the year, as Sainsbury's just rolled out a remarkable long-form spot that couldn't be more different than…

November 13, 2014, 7:24 AM EST

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