Friday Odds and Ends

By Kiran Aditham 

-From ear-stricken heavyweight champ to Taco Bell spokesman, boxer Evander Holyfield now turns his focus to solar energy. link

-HarrimanSteel launched a campaign for the BBC that wants everyone in the UK to smile, flouride-deficient or not. If only Charlie Chaplin knew. link


-The Ad Council, Humane Society and Maddie’s Fund launch PSA campaign for pet adoption. link

-Former CAA creative Andrew Ault joined CP+B as a senior writer. link

-Nielsen says social ad spending is spiking. link

-W+K London managing director Neil Christie takes a 4-week sabbatical. link

-CD/AD partners Jeff Roach and Matthew Hollingshead opened creative agency Crate in Oakville, ON. Roach will serve as director of strategy and Hollingshead takes on the CD post.

-Hyatt and BBDO, New York plug their new campaign. link

-Amazon-owned Zappos is giving customers a chance to customize. link

-The Redbox is taking over. link

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