Topic: Ally Bank

Never Mind the Bollocks, BBH N.Y. Presses On

Despite exec shuffles and a reliance on corporate U.K. culture, the agency still hopes to break through

Call it the umbilical cord syndrome. The New York office of London-based Bartle Bogle Hegarty continues to rely on home turf clients like Diageo and Unilever and mostly imported CEOs,…

Ad of the Day: Ally Bank

Nobel Prize-winning economist Thomas Sargent lends his expertise, or not, to Grey's threatrical campaign

This week's honors for least likely endorser in a commercial go to Thomas Sargent, winner of the 2011 Nobel Prize in Economics, who, for whatever reason, agreed to shoot one…

Banks Eat Into Groupon's Business

Banks increasingly finding daily deals too big to pass up

One day after Groupon's disappointing Q2 earnings report, the daily deals row isn't getting any easier to hoe. For the second consecutive week, a major banking institution has rolled out…

Ally Bank Borrows From AmEx's Digital Playbook

Back-to-school effort includes Target, Best Buy, Barnes & Noble, Office Max

American Express isn't the only financial player that's serious about deals. Ally Bank has worked with 170 merchants in the last year, offering account holders the chance to get cash…

Kids still getting shafted in BBH's Ally spots

Kids get hosed all over again in Ally Bank's latest spots from BBH. In the one below, a smarmy banker (not from Ally) claims an "egg-management fee" gives…

Banks make their latest wild bets on ponies

Adweek's Mark Dolliver says this Ally Bank commercial from BBH dilutes its positive message by accentuating the negative aspects of its "evil" competitors. Fair enough. But here's an even more…