Thursday Stir

By Erik Oster 

-Ogilvy Melborune worked with director Mitch Kenendy on this Cadbury Easter ad (video above).

-Houston-based full-service agency 9thWonder furloughed nearly 10% of its staff and instituted a 20% salary cut due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. CEO Jose Lozano discusses these moves as well as what the agency learned form past disasters and broader implications for the industry.

-Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot starred in a series of personable PSAs from Havas Chicago.


Travel advertising fell by as much as 90% in March.

-Rosapark co-founder and CCO Jean-Francois Sacco shares a ray of hope for agencies.

-Are you feeling anxious? If you live in Nevada, cannabis dispensary Thrive offers to help out with some free delivery in an ad from Artisans on Fire.

-Ad fraudsters are taking advantage of the coronavirus crisis.