Monday Morning Stir

By Erik Oster Comment


-WIP launched a new campaign for Jimmy John’s centered around a “Home in the Zone” contest giving one contestant a house in one of the sandwich chain’s delivery zones (video above).

-Barton F. Graf may be closing, but Gerry Graf says he still believes creativity “sells a ton of shit.”

-Texas-based migrant advocacy group RAICES accused Ogilvy of “false solidarity on an epic scale” and called on the agency to end its contact with Customs and Border Protection.

-Incoming GroupM global CEO Christian Juhl discusses the future of media agencies.

-The Wall Street Journal takes a look at General Mills’ plan to make brands like Lucky Charms seem hip.

-M&C Saatchi shares fell 20% after the agency revealed it miscounted £4.9m of revenue.

-Seven creative leaders review each other’s first portfolios.

-Fem-tech startup Elvie started a petition to “#LetFannyFly” after its pelvic floor health campaign was banned from sponsoring Edinburgh Fringe and its vulva-shaped blimp was left grounded.

-Spotlight UK, the casting company behind Milka’s upcoming Christmas ad, apologized for a discriminatory casting call excluding “overweight children” and redheads.

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