A large, cross-generational majority of consumers expect companies to display a level of corporate social responsibility.
We've all been there. A big brand puts its business into review and everyone goes for it, only to find out the piece of business is just that: a piece. Meanwhile, any number of specialist agencies shares all the other pieces: media, PR, digital, mobile, social, experiential—you name it. It's like a flock of ducks pecking away at a single piece of bread.
A good thing about getting old in this business is that you've actually lived through all the changes and survived the perennial predictions of ad agency extinction.
It's been nearly a month since the 4A's Transformation conference, where, as many of you heard, read or experienced firsthand, the discourse about gender and diversity in the advertising industry was raised to a new level.
Chick-fil-A has long savored its reputation for delicious chicken sandwiches and strongly held traditional values.
Decades after the Mad Men era, men still largely run ad agencies. But even if agencies can still feel like boys' clubs, recently women have been gaining a number of top jobs.
New ads for Panera Bread lean into the food-as-lifestyle trend—and in that sense, play in the space of Chipotle and, to a lesser extent, Chobani.
The ad industry is looking for whatever clues it can get about the future of Twitter after CEO Dick Costolo handed temporary authority to co-founder Jack Dorsey
Twitter CEO Dick Costolo stepped down today from his leadership post at one of the Web's top companies, where his leadership has been under scrutiny for months. In a dramatic return, co-founder Jack Dorsey, also CEO at payments company Square, is taking over as interim CEO, according to Twitter.
Interpublic Group today merged global shop Lowe and Partners with domestic player Mullen to create Mullen Lowe Group. The new operation, which IPG said would be a "creatively-driven global agency network," will be run by Mullen CEO Alex Leikikh. And as Leikikh becomes global CEO, Lowe CEO Michael Wall will exit.