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Kristina Monllos

The Gap's Biggest Problem Is That It Lost Its Brand Identity

Once effortlessly cool, now everything—and nothing—to everyone

This week The Gap said it would close 175 of its stores in North America, or roughly a quarter of them, due to lackluster sales. The retailer also plans to cut…

For This N.Y. Shop, Selling Broadway Shows Is Anything but Traditional

AKA NYC's ads lean on entertainment, not critics’ accolades

Specs Who (Front to back) ecd Bashan Aquart, managing partner Elizabeth Furze, content director Jamaal Parham and managing partner Scott Moore What Full-service entertainment marketing agency Where New York, London, Sydney Founded in 2010…

Chobani's New 'Love This Life' Spot Has a Surprising Twist at the End

Brand says it has always been inclusive

With the initial 90-second anthem spot from its "Love This Life" campaign, Chobani focused on consumers' lifestyles rather than its products. Now, the Greek yogurt brand's latest spot in the campaign…

Taye Diggs Celebrates Cool Dads in Father's Day Spot for Dockers

And, yep, he's singing

Fathers are hot in ads this year, and that's especially true as Father's Day approaches. Now, Dockers has tapped quadruple threat Taye Diggs—actor, singer, dancer, dad—to celebrate cool fathers.  A continuation…

Masculinity Gets a Modern Makeover in Getty Images' Newest Stock Art Collection

Fatherhood goes beyond football

Stock photography is everywhere, and a lot of it reinforces traditional gender roles. But Getty Images partnered with Sheryl Sandberg's LeanIn.org last year to change that by creating a collection of…

Dixie Wants You to Unplug and Go Dark—and Disposable—for Dinner

No devices or dishes means more time for family, friends

Georgia-Pacific's Dixie brand is asking consumers to pay attention to their families and friends, at least for a few hours on the next six Sundays.  As part of a new campaign…

Here Are 5 Tips for Making McDonald's a 'Modern, Progressive' Burger Brand

Experts have suggestions for new Global CMO

McDonald's hasn't been lovin' it for some time. Sales are sliding, revenue is down, and fast-casual chains are booming. Its image needs a major refresh. Which is why the fast-food…

McDonald's Hires an Ex-Obama Aide for PR and a New Global CMO

Robert Gibbs, Silvia Lagnado to help build 'more progressive' brand

McDonald's today announced two key hires who will be tasked with helping the brand build a more progressive company. The fast-food giant tapped Silvia Lagnado, former chief marketing officer for…

Will Ads on Shipping Boxes Be the Key to Amazon's Profitability?

The space could be effective if used judiciously, analysts say

Some Amazon.com consumers came home last week to find tiny, yellow, chaos-loving creatures on their doorstep. Well, sort of: They were characters from the movie Minions, printed on shipping boxes…

Taco Bell Is Offering Booze With That Chalupa. Should Other Chains Follow Suit?

A way to compete with fast-casual restaurants

In an attention-grabbing move, Taco Bell announced earlier this week that one of the chain's Chicago locations would be serving alcohol. Yes, some Taco Bell consumers will finally have a cold beer…

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