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Kotex Tells You to Be Gentle With Your Cat (What's Another Word for Cat?) Putting tape on them isn't very nice

Cats are very sensitive. And when you apply sticky tape to them, they tend to walk funny. Just like when your pad won't stay in place and decides to adhere…

September 12, 2014, 2:05 PM EDT

How Do You Advertise to an Ad Agency? Put Up a Billboard Right Across the Street Small shop goes big near Ogilvy HQ

Here's one way to pitch your design studio directly to an ad agency: Buy a billboard right across the street from the shop. Intridea, a D.C.-based product design and development consultancy,…

August 26, 2014, 2:13 PM EDT

Thai Life Insurance, Master of the Tearjerker Ad, Sets Its Latest Love Story to Music Salute to the healing power of song

Life in Thailand is pretty meaningful, judging by the heartrending commercials the country produces. Companies like TrueMove and Thai Life Insurance have been rolling out masterful long-form spots about the…

August 18, 2014, 10:28 AM EDT

Social Ranking Site Creates a New Battleground for Agency Egos Pivotstack tallies audiences, and Ogilvy's on top

Does Ogilvy & Mather have the best online presence of any advertising agency in the world? Yes, according to a new site that ranks shops based on the size of…

July 18, 2014, 9:18 AM EDT

Coca-Cola Has Flower Power in Ogilvy Ads for Its New PlantBottles Plastic made partially from plants

Coca-Cola's orgy of happiness continues with recyclable plastic beverage bottles made partially from plants, touted in cute ads from Ogilvy New York. The ads are rendered in Coke's signature colors and…

June 12, 2014, 10:56 AM EDT

Volkswagen Freaks Out a Whole Movie Theater With Devious 'Don't Text and Drive' PSA One small distraction

We've seen lots of "Don't text and drive" ads lately. With this one from Ogilvy Beijing, Volkswagen drove the message home to a captive movie-theater audience in a way they'll…

June 10, 2014, 11:47 AM EDT

Coca-Cola Invents 16 Crazy Caps to Turn Empty Bottles Into Useful Objects Ogilvy's '2nd Lives' campaign

Rejoice, happy-go-lucky and environmentally conscious Coca-Cola lovers. Thanks to this new "2nd Lives" kit from the brand, you can now transform your Coke into something even more delightful. Is that just…

June 5, 2014, 9:17 AM EDT

Drunk People Passed Out in Japan Get Turned Into PSA Billboards While They Sleep Ambushed as a warning to others

Next time you're out at a bar tying one on, you might want to reconsider your choices—if you happen to be drinking in Japan.  Two agencies, Ogilvy & Mather and Geometry…

May 29, 2014, 12:53 PM EDT

Ogilvy Apologizes for Shooting Malala Yousafzai in Mattress Ad Work from India is shockingly crass

Someone at Ogilvy India thought it would be a good idea to depict Malala Yousafzai being shot by the Taliban to sell Kurl-On mattresses. Clearly it wasn't. Ogilvy has now officially…

May 16, 2014, 8:59 AM EDT

24-Hour Chain Pays Local Merchants to Advertise Overnight on Their Security Gates Win-win for rival shops

Delis, grocery stores, liquor marts and bakeries in Bogota, Colombia—most which close at 8 p.m.—agreed to advertise for one of their competitors, Carulla, by turning their late-night security shutters into…

May 15, 2014, 9:09 AM EDT

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