Wednesday Odds and Ends

By Kiran Aditham 

-Digitas Chicago welcomed Anita Puri as SVP of marketing on the Kraft account. link

-Publicis unit MS&L appointed Alex de Bold as VP, social media and digital marketing in its Toronto office. link


-Adidas is readying a new campaign to boost sales in the lifestyle segment. link

-Funny or Die reunites former and current presidents behind closed doors. link

-LeBron James’ jersey switch: Tribute to Jordan or clever marketing move? link

-The Martin Agency wins the Morgan Stanley account. link

-The CLIOs extends its deadline to March 10. link

-Minneapolis-based coffee brand Caribou gives notice to Starbucks. link

-Indie agency BJL beat out long-term incumbent TBWA for the multi-million pound Crown Paints ad account. link

-Toyota turns to Twitter for damage control. link

-Want a better way to purchase, automate and “more thoroughly track” your Facebook ad buys? Omniture’s got you covered. link

-GM CEO Bob Lutz is retiring. Again. link

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