Wednesday Odds and Ends

By Erik Oster 

-Sterling Rice Group launched the Shark Week-themed “Repentant Shark” for the Almond Board of California (video above).

-VCCP promoted Stephanie Brimacombe to group chief marketing officer.


-Marriott became the first hotel chain to offer Netflix streaming in its rooms.

John Oliver caused a spike in brand awareness online for Bud Light Lime.

-Vox Media and Gawker are doing…something at Cannes.

-Hasan & Partners plans to make an Empire State Building out of wood for Metsä Wood.

-Schafer Condon Carter appointed Greg Wenstrup as chief operating officer.

-Independent digital agency AnalogFolk opened an office in Hong Kong.