Monday Morning Stir

By Erik Oster 

-Brave launched “Meet the Noddlers” for free credit report and credit score service Noddle.

-Bridgestone Corp. agreed to buy retail chain Pep Boys for approximately $835 million.

-DDB New Zealand CCO Damon Stapleton explores “The premature death of persuasion.

-WPP’s quarterly ad sales were curbed by slower ad spending in the U.K.

Sony Pictures Entertainment launched a Snapchat Discover campaign for the new Bond movie Spectre

-The Drum presents “An interview with Justin McConney, Trump’s director of social media.”

-Silicon Valley’s opposition to the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (CISA) continues to mount as the Senate prepares to vote on the bill

-JWT London launched a Bond-themed poster for Kit Kat to accompany the release of Spectre.