Wednesday Odds and Ends

By Erik Oster 

-Bjorn Borg and its agency Round and Round have an answer to Trump’s wall: cross-border tennis matches!

-Watch out, legacy shops: boutique and digital agencies are gaining on you.

-Spending on broadcast placement for new ads hit a lull last week.


-Addressable and programmatic TV ad spending in the U.S. are expected to double through 2019, according to a new eMarketer report.

-AKQA promoted Kristin Goto to director of client services.

-Branding studio The Working Assembly helped create a new identity for New York City Restaurant Week that does not include the word “foodie,” thank god.

-Production company Untitled, Inc. welcomed Maurizio Zappettin to its directorial roster.

-Colorist Lez Rudge and veteran production and post-production executives Marcelo Gandola, Axel Ericson and Ed Rilli teamed up to launch post-production boutique  TWELVE.