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Adweek's Top 10 Commercials of the Week Kate Upton, Lorde and a girl with even greater powers headline a good week for the ladies

October 11, 2013, 9:03 AM EDT

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…

October 8, 2013, 8:02 AM EDT

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…

September 24, 2013, 6:00 AM EDT

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…

August 21, 2013, 3:31 PM EDT

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…

July 12, 2013, 9:35 AM EDT

How Does Superman Shave? Gillette Asks Some Supergeeks Who Might Know Kevin Smith, Mayim Bialik and more

Gillette has a super-geeky Man of Steel tie-in and YouTube takeover going on right now, where they ask an impressive list of celebrities, "How does Superman shave?" Bill Nye, the…

June 11, 2013, 3:13 PM EDT

How Two CW Rejects Became the Masters of Branded Web Video Meet the Mad Men of YouTube

Back in 2007, when the idea of YouTube stars was still dubious, a pair of friends, Rhett McLaughlin and Link Neal, Natives of Spookway, North Carolina, struck gold with a…

June 6, 2013, 12:00 AM EDT

Layoffs Hit BBDO, Goodby Follows major account losses

Bruised by the recent loss of major accounts, two Omnicom agencies, BBDO and Goodby Silverstein & Partners, today announced layoffs. BBDO said it made “significant” cuts after losing the global Gillette…

May 16, 2013, 8:26 PM EDT

Jeep Stole Grey's Thunder in the Gillette Pitch Car beats razor to Pacino's speech in Any Given Sunday

To hear Tor Myhren tell it, Grey was dead in the water at one point during the agency’s successful bid for Procter & Gamble’s Gillette account. Why? Because a key element…

May 8, 2013, 4:07 PM EDT

Grey Wins Gillette Creative Account Succeeds BBDO, Proximity on the business

Grey has won a battle of Procter & Gamble agencies to take home Gillette's creative account, P&G has confirmed. The other finalists were Saatchi & Saatchi and the incumbent, BBDO. The…

April 29, 2013, 12:51 PM EDT

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