Friday Morning Stir

By Erik Oster 

-FCB Inferno launched the latest in its “This Girl Can” campaign for Sport England, focusing on lower-income women (video above).

George Tanenbaum takes issue with some of the language in press releases. We feel his pain.

-CP+B Brazil’s latest ad for Johnnie Walker argues that the progress of one is progress for all. Good luck, guys.


-WPP had a tough day on Wall Street yesterday after reporting a disappointing quarter and confirming the sale of Kantar.

-MediaCom hired Accenture veteran Bhavana Smith as chief client officer.

-Alma teamed up with gun reform organization Change The Ref to create “The First 3D Activist.”

-The ANA’s Masters conference is characterized by unease, according to attendees.

-Chipotle claims Venables Bell & Partners’ “For Real” campaign is already contributing to increased sales.

-A former executive at Japan’s Asatsu-DK is being investigated for insider trading; specifically, he is believed to have leaked information about Bain Capital’s $1.3 billion dollar offer to buy the company.