Friday Morning Stir

By Erik Oster 

-Sterling-Rice Group (SRG) launched a campaign for California Almonds starring U.S. Women’s Soccer captain Julie Ertz.

-Fishbowl collaborated with The 3% Movement to highlight agencies who have signed The 3% Movement’s Pledge for Pay Equity.

Maurice Levy-owned tech startup Ycor reportedly plans to counter Amazon’s $30 million bid for Sizmek.


-Hearts & Science UK CEO Frances Ralston-Good is leaving to join WPP’s MediaCom.

-MediaMonks welcomed three new hires to its APAC leadership team.

-WPP is creating a new Düsseldorf campus.

-Publicis Worldwide merged Publicis London, Poke and Arc into a single agency.

-Carvel teamed up with Captain Lawrence Brewing again for another Fudgie The Beer release, showing the durability of the branded beer collaboration trend.