Thursday Morning Stir

By Erik Oster 

-DNA Seattle launched a new campaign for Puget Sound Energy called “Happy to Help,” with animation from Portland, Oregon-based House Special (video above). 

-The Drum takes “a look back at some of AMV BBDO’s most memorable ads for Sainsbury’s.”

-Adweek examines “Which Olympic Marketers Spent the Most on TV and Digital Ads.”


Paul Simons asks “was M&S’ decision to dump Y&R unfair?

Dave Trott talks “Jumping the shark.”

-Social platform Imgur thinks its primarily male millenial audience is going to love its new native ad unit. Yup, no way that could possibly go wrong.

-The Drum examines “How creatives tackled xenophobia in the wake of Brexit vote.”

-Boys and Girls gave Usain Bolt a little more gold for Digicel.