Tuesday Morning Stir

By Erik Oster 

-AMV BBDO launched “Gaz and Leccy” for Smart Energy (video above).

-Miami-based pre-paid phone provider TracFone appointed Havas Media Group as its media buying and planning AOR

-IPG Mediabrands and The Wharton School of Business released their inaugural D100 list, “ranking the 100 most dynamic companies in the world using new world metrics.” Google, Amazon and Samsung get top the list. 


-Airbnb founder and CEO Brian Chesky calls on creative agencies to use the Airbnb’s platform as a channel for brand campaigns

Steve Aldridge explains “What It’s Really Like Being a Cannes Lions Judge.”

Every time you think banner ads are out, they pull you back in.

-“I think it’s quite hard to break new ground, I mean… blimey!” said Sir John Hegarty. Wow, that’s really bloody British. 

-Reddit’s new ad-targeting tech and engaged communities are attracting big marketers.