24 Hours in Advertising: Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Johnsonville makes a crazy Father's Day spot, and Wendy's tests Cinematic Pins


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

Buzzing on Adweek:

Wendy's makes animated pins on Pinterest
Wendy's became one of the first brands to create Cinematic Pins—animated, GIF-like images—on Pinterest. (Adweek)

American Pharoah may come to Wheaties boxes
The Triple Crown winning horse American Pharoah may be making his way to the front of Wheaties boxes. (Adweek)

What makes a great creative director?
Here are 18 things exceptional creative directors do every day that help make them so successful. (Adweek)

Clio Sports announces its winners
Winners in the gold, silver and bronze categories for the second-annual Clio Sports Awards were announced, with R/GA leading the way in agency wins. (Adweek)

Inside Milk Bar's success
Christina Tosi, the pastry chef responsible for the success of the Milk Bar bakery, spoke to Adweek about how she built such a successful brand and cult-like following. (Adweek)

Johnsonville prepares for Father's Day
A new campaign from Droga5 and Johnsonville Sausage celebrates Father's Day with a trippy ad showing a dad's worst sausage-related nightmares. (Adweek)


Around the Web:

Amazon livens up its packages with minions 
Through a partnership with Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment, Amazon is putting minions on bright yellow boxes, and they've been a huge hit on social media. (The Wall Street Journal)

Uber looks to expand in China
In an effort to take China by storm, Uber is investing huge sums of money to expand in the new market. (The New York Times)

Starbucks expands its Frappuccino offerings
Starbucks has expanded its Frappuccino franchise with six new, ultra-sweet Frappuccino flavors, including cupcake and cotton candy, voted on by Starbucks lovers. (Mashable)

How Spotify feels about Apple Music
Apple unveiled its music streaming service, Apple Music, on Monday. Spotify CEO Daniel Ek tweeted his thoughts about the new product but has since deleted the tweet. (The Verge)


Industry Shake-Ups: 

New hires at Sid Lee New York
Sid Lee's New York office announced a long list of roughly 20 new hires for roles including a new creative director and a new head of human resources and operations. (Agency Spy)