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Ad of the Day: Samsung's Sci-Fi Soccer Epic Reaches Its Final Chapter After 8 months, the Galaxy 11 finish their game for the fate of Earth

Samsung Mobile's epic sci-fi soccer battle, which has been playing out in big-budget videos since last November, has finally reached its conclusion. "The Match Part 2," released this week as a…

July 17, 2014, 1:23 PM EDT

Is Tim Howard the Perfect Brand Partner? World Cup phenom already has deals with Nike, McDonald's—more on the way?

Following his gutsy performance for Team USA in the FIFA World Cup, goalkeeper Tim Howard is preparing for a big score. The 35-year-old American, who also plays for Everton in England,…

July 14, 2014, 6:31 AM EDT

World Cup Hero Tim Howard Talks About Sudden Fame Being a role model is part of the package

Adweek recently tracked down soccer star Tim Howard to get his take on his sudden fame, what he's looking for in a brand partner, and his plans for World Cup…

July 14, 2014, 6:24 AM EDT

FC Barcelona CEO Antoni Rossich on the Club's Rich Brand Matchups Innovative campaigns that connect globally

What factors should companies consider when doing global sports marketing deals? They have to understand what they expect from an association with a football club. How can the partnership help…

July 14, 2014, 6:23 AM EDT

Ad of the Day: Samsung Slams iPhone Battery, but Are These Ads Losing Their Charge? Pity the 'wall huggers'

Battery life is the burning issue in "Wall Huggers," the latest installment in 72andSunny's "The Next Big Thing Is Here" campaign for Samsung. The minute-long spot shows frazzled, unhappy iPhone-carrying travelers…

July 9, 2014, 10:09 AM EDT

Ad of the Day: Lexus Puts On a Dazzling Light Show With Aerial LED Stuntmen CHI streaks across the night sky in Kuala Lumpur

Nothing says "Lexus" like a guy made of light leaping across the sky. In "Strobe," an eye-catching minute-long film from CHI & Partners, it seems as if a single shimmering figure…

July 3, 2014, 12:01 PM EDT

Ad of the Day: The Year's Sweetest Home Improvement Ad Will Brighten Your Day Joy is one project away

The storytelling is exceptionally strong in "The Perfect Daughter," a Promart Homecenter spot by Fahrenheit DDB in Lima, Peru, that won a silver Lion in Film last week at Cannes. Directed…

June 25, 2014, 10:35 AM EDT

What America Eats: The Triumph of Marketing Over Science Fed Up director says companies deliberately mislead consumers

What inspired you to make the movie? The initial idea was [the film’s executive producer and narrator] Katie Couric’s. I was on her show promoting my last film, Tapped, and as…

June 17, 2014, 11:30 AM EDT

Marketers' New Tactics in the Food Label Wars Health takes a backseat

You’ll need a strong stomach to serve in this war, no matter which side you’re on. Few consumer conflicts have been more bitterly fought than the battle between the food and…

June 17, 2014, 6:18 AM EDT

Counting Down the Top 10 Space-Related Ads From Cadillac to Red Bull

The use of space imagery in ad campaigns is on the rise. In some ways it’s a blast from the past, recalling the 1960s space race when Tang pitched itself…

June 1, 2014, 8:46 PM EDT

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