Wednesday Morning Stir

By Kiran Aditham Comment

-Avis has agreed to buy car-sharing service Zipcar for approximately $500 million in cash. link

-The ATP is kicking off the 2013 tennis season with a new global campaign from London agency The Big Shot, which has come up with the tagline, “Beat This.” link

-JWT has released its list of “100 Things to Watch in 2013.” link

-WPP boss Sir Martin Sorrell kicks off 2013 by proclaiming that paying company tax is “voluntary.” link

-Analysts are upgrading Facebook ad revenue estimates for 2013 and 2014 while also predicting that mobile ad revenue will surpass online next year. link

-This passed us by before the break, but former Goodby copywriter Jordan Miller resigned from her post as University of Michigan’s social media director amidst allegations that she lied about graduating from college. link