Thursday Morning Stir

By Erik Oster 

-BBH Singapore tackles the “epidemic of busyness” with this “Make Time For A Change” spot for Sentosa Development Corporation (SDC).

-Allergan altered course by sending its U.S. media account to GroupM’s Mindshare after initially concluding a review by selecting Publicis Groupe’s Spark Foundry.

-The NRA halted “live TV” programming on NRA TV as its further severs ties to agency Ackerman McQueen.


-FCB is resigning the Nivea account amidst rising tensions with the client, which allegedly made a homophobic remark.

-Agencies are “flabbergasted” that employees are quitting without two weeks notice.

-L’Oreal discusses the future of its media business with Essence and being a smarter client.

-Facebook is opening up to some CBD advertising.

-VMLY&R London is moving into Zenith’s former office.

-The New York Times opinion columnist Farhad Manjoo says the world economy runs on exclusive parties like those at Cannes Lions.