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Topic: Coca-Cola

Budweiser's Twitter Mentions Jumped 525% After FIFA's Sepp Blatter Quit

Call it the John Oliver effect

Amobee Brand Intelligence today tracked four major brand sponsors of FIFA—world soccer's embattled governing body—on Twitter during the hour before its president, Sepp Blatter, resigned in disgrace and the hour after…

Modern PSAs Shock or Amuse Where Classics Only Preached

The format can help jumpstart creatives' careers

Imagine you're watching an X-rated version of Game of Thrones (you don't have to admit that out loud), and all of a sudden, up pops a message about testicular cancer. Believe…

Accounts in Review: Royal Caribbean Nears Its Media Decision

General Mills, meanwhile, enters the search spree

Two weeks after picking Mullen Lowe to handle its creative account, Royal Caribbean is about to hire a media agency. Three contenders traveled to the company's headquarters in Miami today to…

Epic Wave of Media Reviews Comes at a Crucial Time for Media Buying

Negotiating upfronts while pitching clients' business

The seemingly endless fire hose of media reviews—20 in the past six months, representing some $17.3 billion in annual media spending—could not have come at a worse time. Just as agencies…

Accounts in Review: Marshalls Concludes Its Search While Sears/Kmart Lingers

Retailers turn to marketing to ignite business

One down, one to go. As the retailer Marshalls selected Leo Burnett as its new lead agency, sister stores Sears and Kmart continued to mull three holding company teams to handle…

Activists Pressure FIFA Sponsors Over ‘Horrific’ Working Conditions in Qatar

Pushing for change at 2022 World Cup site

Brand reputation matters. At least that's what workers' rights advocates were hoping when they kicked off efforts earlier this week to get sponsors of FIFA—including Adidas, Kia, Hyundai, Gazprom, Budweiser,…

How JWT Brazil and Dolby Captured the Iconic Sound of Coke Being Poured Over Ice

The refreshing crackle of pliers snapping a VHS

When it comes to creating the sensation of being inside a Coca-Cola while it's being poured over ice, sound is everything. That's why JWT Brazil partnered with Dolby for a new…

Coca-Cola Shows You How to Get 6 Million Views on an Ad Without Even Trying

Ogilvy Amsterdam's simpler spot

Coca-Cola unveiled its first work from Ogilvy Amsterdam a couple of weeks ago—a rousing, visually rich pan-European anthem that tried to raise some political issues and surely cost a ton…

Why Matthew Weiner Ended Mad Men With 'the Best Ad Ever Made'

The creator settled on the finale's Coca-Cola conclusion 4 years ago

"I did think, why not end the show with the greatest commercial ever made?" After three days of silence, that was Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner's explanation Wednesday night of how…

24 Hours in Advertising: Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Y&R brings car crash victims back to life, and Mad Men says one last goodbye

Here's everything you need to know about the last 24 hours in advertising, in case you blinked. Buzzing on Adweek: Five defining moments from the Mad Men finale Take a look at five…

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