Monday Morning Stir

By Erik Oster 

-Havas New York launched a holiday campaign for Barnes & Nobles (video above).

-S4 Capital is in a bidding war for media buying firm MightyHive.

-The ANA’s “Transparency at a Crossroads” report hints at the legal implications for media agencies of a “long-term, industrywide investigation” by the FBI.

-A group of white, straight, British JWT London creatives is accusing the agency of discrimination after being made redundant earlier this year.

-Retailer Iceland shares its backup plan for its holiday campaign after its repurposed Greenpeace ad was banned from broadcast.

-Sizmek global people officer Lisa Craven underscores the importance of mentorship to diversity and the talent gap.

-72andSunny Amsterdam promoted Laura Visco and Rey Andrade to deputy executive creative director roles.

Martin Freemantakes to the ice in WPP Team Red’s holiday ad for Vodafone.