Tuesday Morning Stir

By Kiran Aditham 

-Toronto-based shop Zulu Alpha Kilo and Corona Canada celebrate the upcoming Mexican Day of the Dead (Nov. 1) via tall cans adorned with traditional skull artwork (one example above).

-While we’re on the booze tip, NowSourcing has unveiled a nice new infographic for Maker’s Mark that addresses whiskey vs. bourbon. link


-Michael Murphy, former chairman/CEO of global comms network Grayling, has launched a new advisory boutique aimed at helping marketing services businesses to develop and grow called Michael Murphy & Ltd. link

-According to Nielsen, global TV ad spend was up a modest 4.2 percent in first-half of 2013 while internet advertising skyrocketed 26.6 percent during the same period. link

-Las Vegas-based agency SK+G has teamed up with communications service provider mobileStorm to provide mobile marketing services to the former’s gaming and hospitality clients.

-So what we can expect from today’s big Apple event? link