Monday Morning Stir

By Erik Oster 

-Quick history lesson: The Swedish royal castle was reduced to ruins in a fire in May, 1697. In 2010, H.R.H. Prince Carl Philip claimed to have designed a fire screen inspired by the historic event but it was later revealed he was not part of the design process. Burger King decided such a design was the domain of kings and crafted its own, available for $99 online and at select stores (video above).

-Carnival Cruise Line named Wunderman Thompson as its CRM agency of record, following a review.

-ICYMI: Deutsch promoted Brett Craig to CCO of its Los Angeles office.


-Creative Review picked its Ads of the Year for 2018.

-Clorox CMO Eric Reynolds says demand for content is driving growth for its in-house agency.

-Chevrolet global CMO Tim Mahoney is retiring.

-Campaign picks its top 10 marketers of 2018.

-MDC is paying out six-figure incentives to five executives to stay on until it closes a deal.