Thursday Morning Stir

By Erik Oster 

-FCB West and Clorox get really amped up about sanitization this cold and flu season with this “Fight Back With Clorox” campaign (video above).

-Media spend auditing company AdFin has closed. Believe it or not, agencies were somewhat resistant to having its spending audited.

-BBDO New York brought truckers and puppers together in a cross-promotional “Mutts4Trucks” campaign for Pedigree and Mobil Delvac and naturally we can’t resist.


-Media buying agencies are struggling with talent retention and a lack of understanding on the part of clients.

-Omnicom reported its third quarter earnings. Among the results, its third quarter revenue decreased 2.4% compared to 2018, but it also reported organic growth of 2.2% for the period.

Nick Drake left T-Mobile to join Google in a senior marketing role.

-The IPA’s Q3 Bellweather Report blamed a U.K. marketing spend decrease on Brexit uncertainty.