Via

Another Casual Restaurant Needs Creative Help. This Time It’s Golden Corral

The search for new agencies among casual dining restaurants is continuing.

Mini USA Completes Its Ad Review

The skeptics were right.

Mini Cooper Selects Semifinalists

Mini Cooper's creative and media review is down to six agencies.The carmaker's marketing executives will now visit the shops before selecting three finalists. Incumbent Butler, Shine, Stern & Partners is defending and already has been granted a slot in the final round.

Ad of the Day: People’s United Bank

It's not every day that an Oscar-winning actor, at age 44, decides he wants to direct his first TV commercials—and for an unglamorous brand, at that. But that's the case with Philip Seymour Hoffman, who directed the two spots below, through The Via Agency in Portland, Maine, for People's United Bank.

Klondike Rewards Man for Briefly Listening to Wife

Klondike is rolling out a new effort called "5 Seconds to Glory," designed to refresh the Unilever ice cream brand's iconic "What would you do for a Klondike Bar?" campaign.

FairPoint’s Bundle craves your sweet loving

Cross a mutant helper monkey with Alf, then toss in some elements of ET and Star Trek's Tribbles, and you've got the FairPoint Bundle, a fluffy little creature introduced by […]

Via thinks local in Salvation Army campaign

A healthy disregard for big-budget ad campaigns is a prerequisite for non-profits that squeak by, self-promotionally, with a little help from their friends. That attitude is made explicit, in message […]

Via writer finds meaning as Welch’s mascot

Donning a giant grape-jelly outfit and prancing around for the delight of strangers might seem to represent a serious nadir in your typical ad career path. Not so for Amos […]