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Topic: Wieden + Kennedy

Ad of the Day: Neil Patrick Harris Comically Pitches Heineken Light Money Back Guarantee

With much ambivalence

The comically reluctant celebrity endorser can be a fun character, when done right. Ricky Gervais practically perfected it last week for Optus and Netflix in Australia. Now, Neil Patrick Harris…

Accounts in Review: MetLife's Agency Review Follows a Clear Pattern

Search begins 2 months after new marketing chief arrives

It's a classic scenario: a new marketing leader joins a company and, boom, within a few months launches a review. Such is the case at MetLife, where new Global Chief Marketing…

Coca-Cola is Looking for Its Next Big Global Campaign

Asks roster agencies to pitch after 6 years of 'Happiness'

Coca-Cola might be looking to move away from "Open Happiness."  The brand has asked 10 roster agencies to pitch ideas for Coke's next global campaign: Wieden+Kennedy in Portland, Ore.; David; Dentsu;…

Weight Watchers Seeks a New Lead Agency

Wieden + Kennedy exits after less than a year

That was fast. After less than a year with Wieden + Kennedy, Weight Watchers is looking for a new lead agency.  It is unclear if Weight Watchers is working with a…

Accounts in Review: Why JCPenney Pulled the Plug on Its Media Review

Stays with OMD after reaching out to other shops

Never mind. After contacting outside shops, JCPenney this week pulled the plug on its media review and retained OMD, which has worked for the retailer since 2000. The decision came amid…

Accounts in Review: 11 Million Reasons Why Royal Caribbean Needs Repeat Customers

That's how many people have cruised just once

The cruise line company with "Caribbean" in its name wants to own that region again. That's a key challenge for agencies pursuing Royal Caribbean's creative business, according to a request for…

1840s Prospectors Find the Mother Lode of Liquid Gold in CP+B's First Velveeta Ad

Those timeless Shells & Cheese

Kraft has changed how it defines consumers who eat Velveeta, from age and gender (millennial males) to mindset (fun people who like to indulge). As such, new ads for Velveeta…

Accounts in Review: Safelite AutoGlass Unbundles Its Media Business

And Horizon beats two shops to win CarMax

Even while sister brands Sears and Kmart look to bundle their business, another retailer has gone in a different direction. Safelite AutoGlass, a unit of Belron that operates in all 50…

Delta Feels a Road Warrior's Pain in Charming Ad About the Most Grueling of Trips

Comfort where you'd least expect it

Traveling constantly for work can suck, and Delta wants you to know it understands. A new ad from Wieden + Kennedy New York tackles that familiar trope, as a drone of…

Gripping Powerade Spot With Derrick Rose Includes First Ad Narration by Tupac Shakur

The rose that grew from concrete

In this inspirational ad from Wieden + Kennedy for Powerade, a boy who represents a young Derrick Rose rides through the south side of Chicago to a voiceover by Tupac…

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