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Under Armour's CEO Just Hinted at How His Company Can Grow to $7 Billion by 2018

Kevin Plank says 'data is the new oil'

At South by Southwest Interactive on Monday, Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank recalled crying at a tollbooth about 10 years ago while trying to explain to the attendant that he…

Why the New Crop of E-commerce Brands Should Really Scare Traditional Retailers

Data and social media are changing the game

Even as pundits swear that bricks-and-mortar shopping isn't dead, anyone who works at a traditional retailer may have been sweating a little while listening to a South by Southwest Interactive…

With Vinyl's Resurgence, Here's How Brands Are Capitalizing on Music's Most Analog Medium

In a streaming era, records represent a 'premium experience'

The resurgence of vinyl has everybody talking, and listening. Maybe you've thumbed through a trend piece in The New York Times, crediting analog-loving millennials as the impetus for the revival. Or,…

Kohl's Had an Oscar Night to Remember With Its Funny Lip-Dub Acceptance Speech Ads

See all four Anomaly spots

A few days ago, Anomaly debuted the first spot in its Kohl's Oscars campaign, which took a snippet of Cuba Gooding Jr.'s 1997 acceptance speech for Best Supporting Actor ... and…

This Pro Skier's Wild 'Centriphone' Experiment Is Better Than Most iPhone Ads

The perfect way to sell image clarity and stability

Nicolas Vuignier, a professional skier from Switzerland, went skiing down a mountain while swinging an iPhone 6 above his head like a snow cowboy. Now he has over 3 million…

This Interactive Split-Screen Film From Converse Is a Valentine's Ad You Can Actually Stand

An intriguing look at artist couples

Converse is out with a three-minute bit of artistic voyeurism ... and it's great. Titled "Lovesick: Converse Couples," the commercial puts split-screen to exceptional use, telling the stories of dancers, drag…

Russell Westbrook Gets the Best Hype Man Ever in Bravado-Packed Jordan Ad

W+K imagines the NBA star's pre-game monologue

The new Air Jordan XXX sneakers on Russell Westbrook's feet might actually be spaceships, a new commercial suggests—so everyone should probably get out of his way.  The Oklahoma City Thunder point…

Benetton Used Facial Recognition to Find a Single 'Face of the City' for 6 Global Capitals

Algorithmic average of the melting pot

To promote Benetton's Carnival Capsule Collection, dubbed "a celebration of color in all its shades," 180 Amsterdam came up with an idea that gives the company's cause-facing manifesto a modern…

6 Reasons Why Amazon May Be Perfectly Situated to Open Hundreds of Stores

The data and opportunities are there

Sandeep Mathrani, the CEO of mall development giant General Growth Properties, got many folks' attention on an earnings call late Tuesday afternoon, though the reason had nothing to do with…

New Facebook Policy Bans Private Gun Sales From Its Platform and Instagram

Social giant's measure is global

The National Rifle Association has nearly 4.7 million fans on Facebook, but the pro-guns organization probably isn't the biggest fan of Facebook tonight. The social networking company revealed on Friday evening…

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