CP+B also made Old Navy's ad with a Kim Kardashian lookalike. The real star sued.
[credit provider=”Edvard Munch / Sotheby’s”] Ad agency CP+B gave this “aptitude test” to its art directors to get to know them better, and to test their creative problem-solving skills.
In response to a heartbreaking 49ers Super Bowl loss, JELL-O is trying to lift depressed San Franciscans’ spirits by giving away truckloads of free “consolation” pudding across the city Tuesday.
[credit provider=”Screengrab”] Microsoft is planning to spend $1 billion or more on advertising for its new Windows 8 operating system, according to Ad Age.The trade mag didn’t give a source for its number. If true, the budget would be twice what it has historically spent on new product launches (the […]
[credit provider=”John M. Chu / Twitter”] Microsoft has once again ignored Crispin Porter + Bogusky, its official agency, to do a major ad for its new Surface tablet. The new “launch” commercial for Surface was created by Jon M. Chu, director of “Step Up 2,” and “Justin Bieber: Never Say […]
[credit provider=”YouTube” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=776ZP_wQbVs”] After a two-year break, Alex Bogusky—the man Fast Company dubbed “Advertising’s Elvis” is kind of, sort of, returning to advertising.Bogusky—who is best known for his career at MDC Partners’ Crispin Porter & Bogusky, making ads for Burger King and Microsoft—has been named partner and creative adviser at Made […]
[credit provider=”Wired / Screengrab”] When Business Insider Advertising received two press releases today—one about Deutsch NY poaching Crispin Porter + Bogusky creative Qian Qian and the other about CP+B alum Ryan Kutscher joining JWT as a co-chief creative officer under Jeff Benjamin, who was also poached from CP+B in January—we decided to take […]
[credit provider=”BI”] After Justice Holdings acquired Burger King this month, it announced a major rebranding and image change, updating its menus and adding to its management ranks.The chain has struggled with a decline in sales since 2008. It lost its No. 2 spot to Wendy’s in March.
[credit provider=”TBWAChiatDay”] When it comes to jobs with the best perks, most people think that tech companies in Silicon Valley top the list. But the free food and gym memberships that tech companies tout are just the tip of the iceberg where ad agencies are concerned. For years, agencies have been creating […]
[credit provider=”Twitter”] On Monday, Slate published a column by Seth Stevenson about Crispin Porter + Bogusky that began, “I come to bury Crispin, not to praise it.”It then proceeded to celebrate his “bitter hatred” of the ad agency, which has handled Burger King in the past and currently works on […]
[credit provider=”Permanently Scatterbrained / Flickr, CC” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/iamagenious/”] Deutsche Bank analyst Matt Chesler wrote in a note to investors today that he believed MDC Partners may be planning more layoffs at its ad agency network, beyond those at Crispin Porter + Bogusky.CP+B laid off 43 of its 900 or so employees […]