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Ad of the Day: Mary Todd Joins MiniAbe in Officer and a Gentleman Spoof for Illinois Whisked away for fall fun

MiniAbe Lincoln has been screaming and whoa-ing his way around Illinois for over a year in ads for the state's tourism office. But he settles down in the latest spot…

September 19, 2014, 2:43 PM EDT

Whisky Makers Applaud Scots' Vote Against Independence Why your J&B won't cost more

The Scottish people have spoken, and the country’s powerful whisky industry is raising a quiet toast to the vote against independence.  After voters chose to keep Scotland within the U.K., David…

September 19, 2014, 2:25 PM EDT

Joan Rivers Touts iPhone 6 From Beyond the Grave What an unusual Facebook marketing snafu

While many people are struggling to get their hands on an iPhone 6, it seems comedian Joan Rivers was able to posthumously acquire one of the desired devices. The funny…

September 19, 2014, 1:19 PM EDT

Brand of the Day: Jackie Kennedy Loved Lilly Pulitzer, but the Label Isn't Stuck in the Past Just look at the resort chic wear maker's Instagram numbers

Few brands can cause socialites—or at least, those who would like to look high society—to brawl. But Lilly Pulitzer is one of them. The fashion brand's annual warehouse sale is such…

September 19, 2014, 1:02 PM EDT

Adweek's Top 5 Commercials of the Week: Sept. 12-19 Comedies, dramas and one of the best sendoff ads ever

Three celebrity ads anchor this week's collection of best spots, with Samsung, TBS and Gatorade all calling on famous talent to get views. And Gatorade, in particular, really scored—with its…

September 19, 2014, 7:44 AM EDT

Quaker Oats Man Gets a Milk Mustache Not just in ads but on packaging

The Quaker Oats guy is getting a new look for the first time since 1877. The makeover is courtesy of a new partnership between America’s Milk Companies and Quaker Oats,…

September 18, 2014, 5:43 PM EDT

Y&R Finds New Top Planner at R/GA Dick de Lange has worked on Samsung, Nike, State Farm

Young & Rubicam has reached into a leading digital shop to fill a top strategic role in New York. Dick de Lange, a group strategy director at R/GA who most recently…

September 18, 2014, 12:26 PM EDT

Brand of the Day: Meet the U.S. Market Leader in E-Cigarettes Blu launches a new product as lawmakers debate the category's regulations

Electronic cigarettes may be relatively young product category, but that doesn't mean various brands aren't battling for top spot of a $2 billion market. Beyond the litany of debates over the…

September 18, 2014, 11:54 AM EDT

Martin Sorrell Echoes Critics of Scottish Independence The implications for WPP would not be good

In advance of Scots going to the polls today to vote on the referendum to withdraw from the United Kingdom, WPP Group CEO Martin Sorrell has weighed in on the…

September 18, 2014, 11:10 AM EDT

Look Out Amazon: Here Comes China's Alibaba After IPO, e-commerce giant plans U.S., Europe marketing push

One of the most closely watched IPOs in recent memory debuts on the New York Stock Exchange this Friday as the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba goes public. Jack Ma, the company’s…

September 18, 2014, 11:00 AM EDT

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