Portrait of Samantha Nelson

Samantha Nelson

Samantha Nelson is a freelance writer for Adweek covering advertising and brand creativity.

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Haunting Film From the Canadian Centre for Child Protection Traces the Impact of Abuse

PSAs

"Unwanted Followers" is based upon several survivors' stories.

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Bizarre Harmon Brothers Ad for Next Vacay Stars Traveling Tree Woman

Travel & Transportation

Using the right travel service is essential—after all, money doesn't grow on trees.

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Campbell’s Warms Your Home—and Heart—With Soup-Scented Candles

Retailing

The limited-edition line of candles features the scents of Campbell's classics.

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Del Taco Offers Cosmic Deal During Mercury Retrograde

Food & Beverage

The offer repeats during every Mercury retrograde this year.

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Snoop Dogg and Martha Stewart Light Up for Another Round With BIC

CPG & Grocery

Bic is also selling a line of lighters featuring designs from Stewart and Snoop.

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Heinz Gives Call of Duty Players a Safe Place to Snack

Gaming

Call of Duty players have found secret spots where they can safely dip out of the game.

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Volvo’s New Campaign Depicts Its Charging Stations as Essential—Even to Competitors

Automotive

A 30-second spot declares that “Volvo is leading the installation of charging stations across Brazil” and features footage of the branded stations being used by the drivers of a BMW [...]

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‘And Just Like That’ Costume Designers Show Off Thrifted Fashion

Ecommerce

A collaboration with ThredUp allows customers to shop from themed closets.

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This Chocolatier Is Giving Out Red Velvet Bars to Celebrate Being the Ricardos

Ecommerce

The limited-edition chocolate inspired by Lucille Ball comes free with online orders.

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Bumble Moves Into Retail With Gear for Dating

Retailing

The app's expansion beyond pairing people up continues.