Monday Morning Stir

By Erik Oster 

-A look at ten ad mascots from Jim Henson’s Creature Shop, including Softcard’s new spokesperson Tappy (video above).

-AdAge released its list of “Best Places to Work 2014.”

Adweek examines “Why It’s So Hard For Brands to Get Noticed on Amazon.”


-Google is the first buyer for the new, giant digital billboard in Times Square, which has a going rate of $2.5 million for four week.s

-Even without Thanksgiving, the UK is embracing Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

-DreamWorks and Hasbro called off acquisition talks.

-Macmillan Cancer Support is launching a Christmas campaign featuring late actress Lynda Bellingham.

Epoch Films announced the addition of Youree Henley as executive producer.