Topic: O'leary

Ecuadoran schools need your agency's help

Give the gift of education this holiday season. People Helping People Disaster Relief, a group founded by executive recruiter Bonnie Lunt and supported by ad-industry execs like 4A's CEO Nancy…

November 17, 2010, 7:17 AM EST

Sorrell not faring too badly in this recession

On this first-anniversary weekend of the collapse of Lehman Brothers, which triggered the worst economic crisis in a generation, the Guardian reminds us that some have felt the pain…

September 14, 2009, 9:54 AM EDT

Japan sells government bonds with taxi ads

As the U.S. continues to set new records for deficit spending, America could look to Japan for a little inspiration, at least when it comes to advertising government bonds.…

August 24, 2009, 6:58 AM EDT

London biz world not so tough to impress

A 15-year-old Morgan Stanley intern is the talk of the London business scene after publishing a report detailing the media consumption behavior of his teenage circle of friends. Among the "astonishing"…

July 14, 2009, 12:56 PM EDT

Massimo d'Amore and a shaken-up PepsiCo

BusinessWeek has a look at the sturm and drang inside PepsiCo's marketing ranks since Massimo d'Amore took over as CEO of the company's Americas Beverages unit 16 months ago.…

April 17, 2009, 3:04 PM EDT

Mary Wells gets into blogging at wowOwow

Mary Wells' latest career? Blogging. The Madison Avenue pioneer has signed up to share her thoughts on everything from money and politics to culture, gossip and relationships on,…

April 8, 2009, 8:12 AM EDT

Phantom promo costs Domino's 11,000 pies

Clever viral-marketing hoax or simple accident? On March 30, Domino's franchisees were hit with 11,000 orders overnight as part of a free medium-pie promotion that didn't even exist. Or…

April 3, 2009, 1:03 PM EDT

Let's blame the economic crisis on 'Forbes'

Forget about the sub-prime mortgage meltdown and Wall Street greed. The real cause of  global economic turmoil? Underpaid journalists and the capitalist tool they wield at Forbes. That's the…

April 1, 2009, 9:50 AM EDT

Is Ikea really getting into the auto business?

In the same week as the launch of India's super-cheap car, the Tata Nano, aimed at putting one of the world's most populous countries behind the wheel, there are…

March 25, 2009, 9:53 AM EDT

Difficult times for 4A's old haunt Greenbrier

Reading about the bankruptcy filing of the storied Greenbrier resort conjured the ghosts of advertising's past—stodgy white men in pink and green linens on velvety golf links, blissfully unreachable…

March 23, 2009, 7:51 AM EDT