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Topic: Radioshack

John Oliver Made This Perfectly Bitter, Curse-Filled Farewell Ad for RadioShack

Brand should go out with a bang

The end of RadioShack is nigh. And in John Oliver's fantasy world, the 94-year-old brand wouldn't sputter out gracefully. No. It wouldn't even be passive-aggressive about its slow decline. It…

Does Foursquare Offer Enough to Woo Advertisers Long Term?

Some stats on the social-mobile company

During this year’s mercilessly cold winter, Foursquare managed to reignite its business, scoring a $15 million funding round from Microsoft as well as a three-month integrated campaign with Heineken. The…

The 10 Most Sexist Ads of 2013

In an empowering year, this work was shamefully out of touch

In a lot of ways, 2013 was an amazing year for the portrayal of women in advertising. Ogilvy's "Real Beauty Sketches" for Dove sparked a massive discussion of self-image and…

RadioShack Throws Sexy Ladies, Phallic Objects and Robin Thicke Into Awkwardly Suggestive Ad

Those aren't hot dogs!

#UWANTIT? #NOUDONT. Grasping for relevance in the youth market, RadioShack serves up a strange, suggestive spot featuring gals in bikinis and plastic wrap dancing to Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines" and…

Grey's Anatomy

After five years at the helm, Tor Myhren has led the New York office to colorful acclaim

What should the E*Trade talking baby do next? Give financial advice to celebrities? Make pithy points about trading while reading articles in the Los Angeles Times? The Super Bowl is months away, but…

RadioShack irked by store owner's gun offer

The liberals who are taking aim at Montana RadioShack owner Steve Strand for a controversial gun giveaway should lower their weapons and celebrate the promotion as a bull's-eye of retail…

Give gifts from RadioShack, be a superhero

You're not a holiday superhero unless you give expensive digital gifts from RadioShack. That's not the explicit message of this seasonal campaign from Butler, Shine, Stern & Partners, but it's…

Enjoy a crazy, groovy holiday at RadioShack

I wasn't that fond of the first batch of RadioShack ads from Butler, Shine, Stern & Partners that launched over the summer. I thought they tried too hard to be…

Lots of scoffing over RadioShack nickname

As everyone knows by now, RadioShack is calling itself "The Shack" in a new campaign from Butler, Shine, Stern & Partners that was panned before a single ad aired. You…

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