Thursday Morning Stir

By Erik Oster 

-The Martin Agency launched “Casual Friday at Buckingham Palace” as the latest in its “It’s Not Surprising” campaign for Geico (video above).

-Agencies including 72andSunny, R/GA and 360i are launching “universities” to help employees keep up with changing technology.

-AMV BBDO introduces the “Kat Institute of Technology” for Whiskas.

-Digiday examines how “Agencies are feeling the Harvey Weinstein effect.”

-Apple hired Jay Hunt to lead creative for its worldwide video operations.

-Forsman & Bodenfors senior partner and copywriter Anna Qvennerstedt discusses Volvo Trucks and “the agency’s intrinsic entrepreneurial spirit.”

-Campaign examines “How retail marketers are transforming tomorrow’s shopper experience.”