Thursday Morning Stir

By Erik Oster 

James Blunt is “Chief Blunt Officer” in this new spot for Tinder (video above).

-Declining ratings don’t seem to detract advertisers from spending big on the NFL.

-California agency Schiefer Chopshop analyzes effectiveness and adjusts campaign’s media buys in real-time.


-Domino’s is launching a CRM and digital review in the U.K.

LONDON Advertising hired David Clark as “Head of Making it Happen,” a newly-created role (with a ridiculous title).

-McCann Worldgroup China promoted Mike Zeng and Ronald Sun to joint-CEO roles.

-23red founding partner and CEO Jane Asscher tackles “Clarks, John Lewis and the problem of gender stereotyping in advertising.”

-The New York Times explores “The Evolution of Women in Stock Photos.”

The Marmite Gene Project could let you know whether you’re genetically predisposed to love or hate Marmite.