Monday Morning Stir

By Erik Oster 

-The&Partnership London launched this “Move Ahead” campaign promoting the new Corolla Hybrid (video above).

-Intel global creative director Teresa Herd departed the company following the dismantling of its in-house agency.

-Kroger wants a new creative AOR. And it spends around $100 million across various brands every year.


-Facebook opened an art gallery for dogs in London, so all is forgiven.

-It’s Monday morning, and you need to read this Vox explainer on how “racial capitalism” is “reducing diversity to a brand.” 

-A campaign for Chinese consumer electronics brand Little Swan very blatantly ripped off Washington, D.C.-based agency Design Army’s campaign for Hong Kong Ballet. Design Army CCO Pum Lefebure spoke to Adweek about it last week, and now the brand is taking heat in APAC.

-LOLA MullenLowe Madrid promoted Tomás Ostiglia to executive creative director.

-More About Advertising accuses Ridley Scott of falling into a “propaganda trap” with his Turkish Airlines Super Bowl campaign.

-We’ve totally lost track of the #Corntroversy score, but a couple of Grammy-nominated country singers are Team Coors all the way.