Thursday Morning Stir

By Erik Oster 

-FCB Chicago sends a raven to deliver the news of George R.R. Martin‘s appearance at the Chicago Humanities Festival (video above).

Juul is halting most advertising in the U.S. after spending $104 million in the first six months of 2019.

-Havas London hired Vicki Maguire as CCO.


-The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) found that seven U.S. companies used Facebook ad targeting to discriminate against women and older users in job ads.

-Larger portions of video ad budgets are moving to Snapchat.

Martin Sorrell predicts the holding companies will break up.

-Terri & Sandy created the first integrated brand campaign for New Hope Fertility Centre, entitled “IVF Made Human.”