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Rapp Names a New Global CEO Alexei Orlov succeeds Bob Horvath

Rapp is getting a new global CEO. Volkswagen Group's Alexei Orlov will assume the role in July, reporting to Dale Adams, Chairman and CEO of Omnicom Group's Diversified Agency Services, the…

June 25, 2014, 1:19 PM 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

2 Years and 50,000 Shingles Later, This Man Has Created a Lovely Wooden Beetle A labor of love and oak

All those nerds who hot-glue gears onto stuff and call it steampunk have been outdone by a retiree in Bosnia. Momir Bojic has put his free time to good use by…

May 16, 2014, 5:06 PM EDT

Infographic: Budweiser's Super Bowl Ads Killed It on Social for a Week 'Puppy Love,' 'Hero's Welcome' run wild on Twitter and YouTube

Last week, Friend2Friend shared exclusive overnight data with Adweek on the Top 10 big-game spots according to the raw number of Twitter hashtags produced in their names. While Budweiser's sentimental…

February 11, 2014, 10:03 AM EST

Bud’s Puppies Were Truly Unstoppable Last Week Brand’s seeding strategy drove the most pre-Super Bowl views

Last week, you guessed it, Super Bowl ads took slots one through 10 on the VideoWatch/VidIQ YouTube brand chart. And nobody came close to Budweiser’s puppy ad, which generated 32…

February 5, 2014, 11:38 AM EST

Anheuser-Busch Is the Super Bowl’s Top Sponsor Beer giant has spent $149 million in the big game since 2009

The King of Beers also rules the Super Bowl. According to Nielsen, Anheuser-Busch was the top spender in the last five Super Bowls, ponying up $149 million between 2009-2013. That the…

January 31, 2014, 3:54 PM EST

Infographic: Will Super Bowl Advertisers Put Hashtags and Facebook URLs in Their Spots? Fewer than half did in 2013

Remember when including a Facebook URL, Twitter hashtag or branded website was all the rage with Super Bowl advertisers (and TV marketers in general)? Per StarStar's numbers, during last year's big…

January 29, 2014, 5:33 PM EST

Ad of the Day: Volkswagen Gets Its Wings in 2014 Super Bowl Commercial Spot pushes vehicles' longevity

Volkswagen of America's minute-long 2014 Super Bowl spot from ad agency Argonaut, released online this morning, sports a pretty lofty concept: Every time a VW vehicle hits 100,000 miles, a…

January 28, 2014, 10:33 AM EST

From the Clio Archives: Top Super Bowl Spots From thirsty bugs to the Vader kid, these Big Game ads got big nods

It’s an understatement to say sports marketing has exploded over the last decade—up to nearly $150 billion this year, according to PwC. Athletes are bona-fide superstars, around which so much…

January 26, 2014, 8:54 PM EST

Volkswagen Pledges to Put Everything You Love in One Super Bowl Ad For science

If you like puppies, bikinis, babies, dinosaurs, pirates, Carmen Electra and Abraham Lincoln, then have I got the Super Bowl ad teaser for you. Volkswagen, always a highly anticipated advertiser in…

January 21, 2014, 10:24 AM EST

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