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Topic: Publicis

Heineken Hopes to Create a Subway Symphony by Making Musical Turnstiles

But so far, New York's MTA is silent

If things go according to plan, the sounds of the New York subway system could change by 2019. At least, that's what Heineken is hoping. The idea—making the sound of subway…

San Francisco Tries to Cut Down on Public Urination by Peeing on Offenders

Ad agency's 'Pee Back' stunt streams in from Germany

Not unlike many other cities around the world, San Francisco has a public-urination problem. People keep peeing in public and on private property, which is not only gross but also…

Samsung Signs Deutsch for B-to-B Work, Expanding Roster Yet Again

Previously handled by consumer agencies

As major marketers like Microsoft and Kraft have moved toward consolidating their advertising business at fewer agencies, others have gone in the opposite direction, expanding their rosters and redistributing assignments…

Joel McHale Brings His Signature Snark to T-Mobile's Newest Ads

Comic wrote, starred in spots

Joel McHale and Vanessa Bayer are the latest comedians to team up with T-Mobile—the brand has previously worked with Sarah Silverman, Chelsea Handler and Bill Hader—and they're really excited to…

How Doug Ellin Turned Entourage Into the New Paragon of Product Placement

A seamless collaboration of brands and bros

For filmmaker Doug Ellin, who is as passionate about cars as he is movies, it was love at first sight. A few years ago, Ellin—creator of HBO's brilliant Hollywood send-up Entourage…

What Happens When Agency Mergers and Acquisitions Disappoint?

Benefits of going it alone can outweigh risks

The lifeblood of the ad business has always been entrepreneurs who sell their businesses and energize industry holding companies. While the promise of personal wealth, resources and global expansion are a…

How Facebook Targets Ads Globally Based on Users' Phones

Coca-Cola, Durex and Nestlé adjust for slower devices

How do you get the word out about Durex in Indonesia or Coca-Cola in Kenya? How does Nestlé target consumers in rural India? The challenges of serving ads in emerging countries…

Ad of the Day: Cadillac's 'Dare Greatly' Launch Spot Has Teddy Roosevelt but No Car

Teaser sets the stage for an extensive Oscars push

I'm not sure Cadillac's "Dare Greatly" spot—ushering in a big new campaign that will break Sunday on the Oscars—will ever win any awards. But the commercial, among the automaker's first…

Facebook Brings New Partners Into Its Ad Network of the Future

Publicis, Mediaocean and Merkle join Atlas

Facebook is opening its ad tech to more agencies and brands after making a round of new deals with big holding companies and advertising software firms. Publicis and its tech arm,…

Ad of the Day: Kim Kardashian Mocks Herself Perfectly in T-Mobile's Super Bowl Ad

Here's why you need to save your unused data

First, she rocked a controversial cover of Vogue with hubby Kanye West. Then she teamed up with Paper Magazine to break the Internet. Now, Kim Kardashian can add an amusing…

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