-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.)
Droga5 London (International)
-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?