Thursday Morning Stir

By Erik Oster 

-IKEA parodies Apple ads in campaign for its new catalog (video above). link

-Fall campaigns arrive with the football season. link

-Here’s a roundup of the best back-to-school ads. link

-The NFL has a lot of leverage in negotiating TV deals. link

-Keep Britain Tidy and the city of London teamed up for a littering awareness campaign placing giant cigarette butts in the streets. link

MediaPost issues call for submissions for Agency of the Year. link

-Google tops surveys for both “Most Loved” and “Most Hated” by advertisers. link

-Havas saw accelerating sales growth in the second quarter. link