Friday Stir

By Erik Oster 

-VCCP launched a campaign for McLaren promoting the “Fearless Engineering” of the new 765LT (video above).

-WPP creative commerce agency Geometry created a self-sanitizing shopping cart handle.

Skittles ditches the rainbow in LGBTQ pride partnership with Glaad.

-Joan’s new ad for Brawny celebrates local heroes.

-Digital media company Team Whistle bought marketing firm Tiny Horse, which counts Amazon, Netflix and WarnerMedia among its client roster.

George Wiedemann discusses Drum agency’s closure.

Video game ad spending has more than doubled during the pandemic.

-A decline in TV viewing has led to children being less exposed to alcohol and gambling ads.