Monday Morning Stir

By Erik Oster 

-CLM BBDO launched the first campaign for French soup brand Les Recettes Ferme d’Anchin called “The Soup That Honors Vegetables,” centered around digital ads focused on people who share last names (like Asparagus) with vegetables (video above).

-The question you didn’t know you asked: what were YouTube viewers’ favorite ads of the year?

-And what’s happening at WPP tomorrow? Wouldn’t you like to know…


-Check out Campaign’s top 11 U.K. creatives of 2018.

-Here’s a fun one from last week: a former Fayetteville, N.C. agency executive just got 40 years for fraud.

-Unilever CMO Keith Weed shared some parting words with agency leaders.

-Juniper Park co-founders Alan Madil and Terry Drummond launched branding and advertising agency Good&Ready in Toronto.

-Diageo is putting pressure on its agencies to share gender diversity information.

-AG Barr appointed Red Brick Road as creative agency of record for fruit drink brand Rubicon.

-The Drum picks its favorite campaigns of 2018.