24 Hours in Advertising: Friday, April 24, 2015

Toyota fuels cars with cow manure, and Wells Fargo embraces same-sex couples


Here's everything you need to know about the last 24 hours in advertising, in case you blinked.

Buzzing on Adweek:

WPP's revenue up for Q1
WPP reported revenue jumped 8 percent in the first quarter, but admitted that 2015 will be a bit of an uphill battle without big events like the Olympics or the World Cup. (Adweek)

Survey shows difference of opinion between agencies and clients 
A new survey from the Association of National Advertisers found that there's a clear difference of opinion between agencies and clients, especially when it comes to compensation. (Adweek)

PSA brings victims of gun violence back to life  
FCB Chicago made a heartbreaking PSA for the Illinois Council Against Handgun Violence, creating faceless statues dressed in the victims' clothing. (Adweek)

Toyota and Droga5 fuel cars with bullshit
In the first spot for Toyota's new series "Fueled By Everything," director Morgan Spurlock explores how actual bullshit can fuel the Toyota's Mirai fuel cell vehicle. (Adweek)

Wells Fargo features lesbian couple in its new campaign 
A new campaign from BBDO for Wells Fargo aims to show the company's diverse client base by featuring a same-sex couple in its new spot. (Adweek)

Pilates trainer makes a powerful video on body image 
A pilates trainer Photoshopped herself skinny to make a point about having a healthy body image, but some of her fans still didn't quite grasp her message. (Adweek)


Around the Web:

Comcast puts a stop to Time Warner deal
Comcast announced it would not be going through with its proposed $45 million deal to take over Time Warner. (Bloomberg)

Blue Bell listeria outbreak dates back to 2010
After Blue Bell Creameries recalled all of its products earlier this week due to possible contamination, the CDC discovered the listeria outbreak can be traced back to 2010. (Grub Street)

P&G plans to cut down agency roster
In an effort to cut costs, Procter & Gamble Co. plans to cut back on the number of agencies it works with. (The Wall Street Journal)

PepsiCo CEO says millennials are confusing 
On PepsiCo's latest earnings call, CEO Indra Nooyi said millennials are posing a big challenge for the company because they are so indecisive. (Fortune)

Celebrating 10 years of YouTube
YouTube turned 10 years old Thursday. To celebrate the 10-year anniversary, Bloomberg pulled together 10 videos that have defined the platform in the past decade. (Bloomberg)

Chipotle announces delivery service
Chipotle fans everywhere rejoiced as the restaurant announced on its earnings call that it plans to start delivery service in New York. (Mashable)


Industry Shake-Ups: 

SapientNitro joins British Airways
British Airways selected SapientNitro as its new lead global digital agency. (Adweek)

Huge's Apple-only agency
Huge created a new San Francisco-based agency called Elephant. The agency will work with a sole client: Apple. (Agency Spy)

Chuck E. Cheese's searches for new creative agency
Chuck E. Cheese's, a chain that spends $28 million a year on media, kicked off a review for its creative business. (Adweek)