Thursday Morning Stir

By Patrick Coffee 

-Campaign describes BP’s biggest corporate campaign since the Deepwater Horizon spill of 2010, which promotes electric cars, as “rife with problems.” Ogilvy New York handled creative.

-Our long trial is finally over: WPP has has withdrawn its last legal complaint over the U.S. Army review.

-UPS sent the majority of its global account to IPG’s The Martin Agency and Initiative without a review.


-Gillette says Grey’s “We Believe” ad hasn’t impacted sales yet.

-Verizon CMO Diego Scotti says that clients can’t get lazy with agency relationships.

-London North Eastern Railway (LNER) selected TMW Unlimited to develop its future loyalty proposition.

-Clients are moving their money away from Facebook and back into TV … in the U.K., at least.

-Minneapolis agency Periscope and vp of media Jen Brady recently parted ways after one year, the agency confirmed.