Monday Stir

By Doug Zanger 

-Sid Lee (the agency just named a new CEO) created some short, silly (but fun) ads for Samsung France, touting its payments feature.

-It’s Adweek Agency of the Year time. The winners:
The Martin Agency (U.S.)
FCB (Global)
Droga5 London (International)
Highdive (Breakthrough)

-According to Bill Oberlander at Oberland, Super Bowl advertising is expected to be all about social justice and Covid-19.


-Speaking of the Super Bowl, Toyota is back in. It’s the ninth time out of 10 years.

-As many as 6,000 Dentsu roles could be cut, according to Campaign.

-French supermarket Carrefour pulled its advertising from the website of a Polish state TV channel after it broadcast hateful, homophobic messages.

Wyclef Jean hooks up with Google to support Black-owned businesses.

Ikea’s latest collection is made from … gingerbread?