Wednesday Odds and Ends

By Kiran Aditham 

-Big Spaceship promoted Joshua Teixeira to director of strategy and hired David Gillespie and Karina Portuondo, formerly of Profero and Y&R, respectively as senior strategists.

-Portland collective Kamp Grizzly joined the roster of Wild Plum.


-The digital team at Mill NY gives us a lovely retrospective (above). link

-Au Bon Pain selected Pandemic Labs as its social media AOR.

-Chinese search engine Baidu gets some backlash for its keyword advertising. link

-New, Venice, CA-based prodco Durable Goods hired Maria Elgar as its East Coast rep. link

-VFX shop Ntropic opened a New York office and hired Digital Domain alum Jim Riche as EP of its L.A. operation.

-Abercrombie & Fitch stock has dropped nine percent in the wake of its Jersey Shore diss. link

-AOL’s remake: A work in progress. link

-Here’s how IKEA got its name. link