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Topic: Grey

Ad of the Day: Gillette's Grand Olympic Spot Takes a Dark Look at Athletes' Sacrifices

Grey follows the ups and downs of four global stars headed to Rio

The athletes gathering next month in Rio may be dazzling spectacles of human achievement, but getting there took a lot of ugliness. A new Olympic ad from Gillette tackles a familiar…

Grey Grudgingly Returns Bronze Lion It Won at Cannes for Questionable 'I SEA' App

Calls attacks on the project 'unwarranted, unfair, unrelenting'

Without acknowledging any wrongdoing, Grey Group said Wednesday it is returning the Bronze Lion it won at the Cannes festival last month for a refugee-locating app that some critics had…

14 Top Creatives Reveal Their Favorite Ads From Cannes and Beyond

All our creative chats from the Croisette

What's some of the best work you've done this year? And what work from other agencies has made you jealous?  We asked a number of top advertising creatives those questions, and…

Grey London Hit Hard as Nils Leonard, Lucy Jameson, Natalie Graeme Resign en Masse

Agency's creative chief, CEO and MD are gone

Grey London found itself reeling Tuesday as its top three executives announced their resignations en masse. Nils Leonard, Lucy Jameson and Natalie Graeme—the shop's chairman/chief creative officer, CEO and managing director,…

Iggy Pop Has Some Totally Insane (and Some Actually Pretty Cool) Ideas for Advertisers

The rock legend entertains in lively talk at Cannes

CANNES, France—Note to Deutsch: Iggy Pop has some ideas for your Volkswagen advertising. But you're going to have to keep a very open mind. The punk legend had an entertaining chat…

Apple Pulled This App From iTunes the Same Day It Won a Lion at Cannes

Amid controversy over functionality

CANNES, France—Apple yanked an app from iTunes just hours before it won a bronze Lion at this week's creative festival. The move came after a tech blogger called out the…

Iggy Pop Recites Dylan Thomas' 'Do Not Go Gentle' in Killer Ad for Cannes Talk

Aging rocker defies mortality

Considering so many are hosted by ad agencies, it's a bit surprising that most Cannes Lions seminars aren't promoted with proper ads. But Grey is doing it up right with…

AT&T Launches Huge U.S. Creative and Media Review

Incumbents Omnicom and WPP will participate

AT&T has put its giant U.S. creative and media accounts into review. A spokesperson for AT&T told Adweek: "We've begun a formal advertising media and creative agency review that will cover…

Grey Group Wants to Turn Innovative Ideas Into Businesses

Volvo's Life Paint a prime example

Grey Group wants to do more than think of good ideas—It wants to turn them into actual business models with real products that make real revenue. To do this, the New…

This Newspaper Used an Algorithm to Play a Nasty Trick on Readers in Comments Section

Inverting opinions gives them a taste of censorship

A publication in Pakistan is taking an aggressive approach to stressing the importance of press freedoms—by helping readers better understand the unpleasantness of having their own words inverted. The Daily Times…

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