Wednesday Stir

By Minda Smiley 

-“Here for Portland” is a city-wide awareness campaign that encourages locals to shop at small businesses this holiday season and throughout the winter. In the above video, Portland locals and business owners encourage others to shop small this year.

-McCann and The Martin Agency are competing for Home Depot’s creative account, according to Ad Age.


-Barkley is celebrating some cereal wins.

-The Drum explores how agencies have navigated 2020.

Mark Penn wants to take on “bloated and outdated” holding companies via the MDC-Stagwell merger, Campaign writes.

-Fast Company looks at how “Burger King, Nike and Patagonia made great advertising for an awful year.”

David Schwimmer is starring in an ad for a British bank.