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Topic: Acer

Accounts in Review: Axe Goes Off Roster for Big Global Assignment Finalists emerge in CarMax's media search

Unilever went outside the family in its selection of 72andSunny to refresh Axe's global strategic positioning. The agency hasn't worked for Unilever before but pitched ideas that Axe's marketing leaders…

January 30, 2015, 9:45 PM EST

Accounts in Review: Unilever Launches Massive Media Review While Ameriprise Briefs Finalists Miracle-Gro makes a cut, Extended Stay America stays put

Given that Unilever spends more than $5 billion in media globally each year, any change in its media assignments will be significant. But sources don't expect decisions in this blockbuster…

January 23, 2015, 7:22 PM EST

Accounts in Review: Sears, Kmart and JCPenney Near the End of Their Agency Hunts And Pandora jewelry taps Grey to lead creative efforts

The new year got off to a slow start in new business, with just two major account moves this week. Pandora—the jeweler, not the online music service—named Grey and Maxus…

January 9, 2015, 2:01 PM EST

Top 10 Commercials of the Week: Oct. 26 - Nov. 2 FEMA's teachable moment, Call of Duty's all-star cast, and Megan Fox's scientific genius

This week, Hurricane Sandy and Halloween vied for our attention, brands got into heavy metal, and a famous former NYPD detective wants to make sure you know what you're dealing…

November 2, 2012, 7:09 AM EDT

Megan Fox, Biology Wiz, Speaks to Dolphins in Latest Acer Ad Actress reveals her hidden talents

Megan Fox … one of the greatest scientific minds of our time? Seems unlikely, which is the whole joke of the actress's new commercial for Acer laptops. In the spot,…

October 31, 2012, 9:22 AM EDT

In Unorthodox Arrangement, Marketer Has Dual Roles Can Red Peak chairman really also be client Acer's CMO?

Where are the checks and balances? A few weeks ago when PC maker Acer hired Red Peak Group to overhaul the Taiwanese company’s global marketing efforts, it also appointed a…

September 17, 2012, 6:10 AM EDT

Top 10 Commercials of the Week: Aug. 24-31 These spots destroyed property, ran for beer and made muscle music

This week, a tablet computer became a child's playground, Eddie Money went from rock 'n' roll to bittersweet, and Jack Bauer executed some moves in the kitchen (presumably after saving…

August 31, 2012, 10:09 AM EDT

Jack Bauer Bakes the Hell Out of Cupcakes in Killer Laptop Ad Kiefer Sutherland's latest commercial gig

Kiefer Sutherland gives a fun performance, reviving his Jack Bauer persona from 24, as he bakes cupcakes in this 90-second spot punctuated by car chases, explosions, the actor's trademark intense…

August 27, 2012, 7:09 AM EDT

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