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Topic: Gillette

Agency of the Year: BBDO's Tenacity Turned a Major Client Loss Into a Minor Setback

With a cohesive worldwide talent pool, wins are pouring in

Even for indefatigable account man Andrew Robertson, BBDO’s global loss of Gillette's men's product line in 2013 was devastating. Looking back, the global CEO, in characteristic bespoke tailoring and confident…

And the iPhone #Beardgate Twitter Ad Winner Is...Gillette, of Course

It's no KitKat so far, though

Two weeks ago, KitKat had one of the more successful real-time marketing tweets in memory while jumping on the iPhone 6 #Bendgate episode. And by participating in the chatter around…

Condé Nast Entertainment Debuts The Scene

Platform features digital videos from magazine publisher, partners

Condé Nast Entertainment isn't just making a splash in the digital video space. The magazine publisher is making The Scene, a new platform that will curate video content from its…

Gillette's Facial Hair Through the Ages a Viral Hit

A little scruff never hurt anyone

Clean-shaven, bearded or mustashioed: Men have rocked it all with style and aplomb. Gillette's 100 Years of Hair celebrates the most popular facial hairstyles of the last decade, showing that…

Manscaping Spot Kickstarts Gillette's YouTube Views

New razor leads to video fanfare

Gillette is quickly racking up video views after enlisting YouTube to promote its first foray into body razors, according to this week’s Adweek/VidIQ top 10 chart. Gillette’s minute-long "100 years of…

Big Account Wins Make Grey the 2013 Global Agency of the Year

Strategic and creative renaissance under CEO Jim Heekin

Even a confident Jim Heekin admits that waiting for the Gillette decision from Procter & Gamble was a nail-biter. As the Grey Group CEO sat in his fourth-floor office overlooking New…

How Michel Gondry and BBDO Made Muscle Music for Gillette

An experiment in sound at a famed studio

IDEA: Listening to music is crucial to most people's workouts. But what if you could make music through exercise itself? Gillette tries just that in an experimental two-minute video (which doubles…

Movember Is Back With New Look, New Sponsors

Discovery, Wheaties join 'Generation Mo'

Heads up, gents: It's almost Movember again.  Now open for registration, the annual charity drive is celebrating its 10th anniversary by making some new additions to its core mission, which encourages…

Energizer Personal-Care Brands Move From Grey to JWT

Conflict after Grey's Gillette win

Grey confirmed the shift of Energizer brands to WPP corporate sibling JWT, following the conflict created by Grey’s win of Procter & Gamble’s Gillette creative account in April. Energizer manufactures shaving…

Grey's Michael Houston Takes Air Guitar to New Level

Reflects on bigger job, losing E-Trade and spoofing Hall & Oates

Since joining Grey New York in 2007 as director of marketing, Michael Houston has been on a fast track, landing his latest promotion—to North American CEO. The 41-year-old has been…

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