Friday Odds and Ends

By Erik Oster 

-BBH launched a “Wonderfully Predictable” campaign for European train and coach platform Trainline with this “The Getaway” spot directed by Blink’s Pedro Martin-Calero (video above).

-Publicis Seattle fired CCO Andrew Christou after seven years with the agency.

-Adweek examines “Why More Companies Aren’t Divulging Their Super Bowl Plans This Year.”

-Droga5 shows “What Cooking Can Do” in a campaign for Blue Apron.

-A new survey by social media management and analytics company Sprout Social entitled
Championing Change in the Age of Social Media” found a majority of consumers want brands to weigh in on political and social issues, particularly on social media.

-Innovid chief technology officer Tal Chalozin explains “Why marketers should pay attention to the Amazon versus Google showdown at CES 2018.”

-Brothers and Sisters CEO Matt Charlton claims “The wave of independent agency acquisition has only just begun.”

-Industry experts explain “How the World Cup is Set to Transform Russian Advertising.”