-BETC Paris worked with AgaisntAllOdds on this animated “Special Christmas” spot for Swiss department store Manor (video above).
-RPA vice president, creative director, social media J Barbush discusses “‘Man Up’ and 5 Other Terms to Keep Out of the Office.”
-A new Infectious Media report explains “Why 86% of Brands Plan to Take Part of Their Programmatic Spend In-House.”
–Brad Jakeman discussed the “gut-wrenching” backlash to a certain Pepsi ad.
-JWT London planner Lucy Moody asks, “Is Christmas Finally Spurring the Industry Towards Diversity and Inclusion?”
-Geometry Global U.K. appointed Elspeth Lynn as chief creative officer.
–Southeast Asian ride-hailing Grab is partnering with Walt Disney to promote Star Wars: The Last Jedi in Vietnam, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia and Philippines.
-Hillgrove Public Relations Founder Richard J. Hillgrove VI says “Winter is coming for the blockbuster Christmas ad.”