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Brands must think like VCs and play with startups
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Brands must think like VCs and play with startups

Lessons from the tech world can help with marketing efforts

People moves for the week
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People moves for the week

Industry comings and goings include TBWA, DDB New York, Y&R, Bates CHI & Partners, Cheil, Razorfish, CP&B, and Grey

Google on Ad Week: Issues and illusions
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Google on Ad Week: Issues and illusions

The industry stared down big questions at Ad Week Europe, says Google's MD of agency sales, North & Central Europe. Did rose-tinted spectacles color its view?

Southwest Airlines 'Weddings 2.0' by GSD&M
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Southwest Airlines 'Weddings 2.0' by GSD&M

Dancing bridesmaid busts a new set of moves

Fruit of the Loom 'Plastic Pants' by CP+B
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Fruit of the Loom 'Plastic Pants' by CP+B

Underwear brand tries on a new spot for NCAA game

TBWA restructures to embrace global markets
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TBWA restructures to embrace global markets

Updated: TBWA\Worldwide President and CEO Troy Ruhanen announced a slate of executive promotions to support the move

Germanwings pulls 'get ready to be surprised' ads after crash
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Germanwings pulls 'get ready to be surprised' ads after crash

In London, the budget airline has requested its ads removed from the London Underground

Facebook's brand bounty
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Facebook's brand bounty

The F8 conference may have been aimed at developers, but brands and publishers should take note of these exciting innovations

DDB New York names chief production officer
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DDB New York names chief production officer

Madison Wharton's appointment continues a rapid sequence of hires by CEO Chris Brown

Agencies line up for Pearson brand brief
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Agencies line up for Pearson brand brief

The Financial Times publisher is planning its first-ever global brand campaign

Land Rover to move global ad account into Spark44
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Land Rover to move global ad account into Spark44

The global JV will take the business from Young & Rubicam

Google  exec: Brands require 'meaningful purpose'
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Google exec: Brands require 'meaningful purpose'

UK head of agency sales Jo Hagger: "People often confuse product innovation with brand innovation"

Twitter CEO looks at social media's global role
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Twitter CEO looks at social media's global role

Speaking in Singapore, Dick Costolo predicted that nothing will stop today's "regional" social networks, like Line and WeChat, from operating globally

Brands slammed for ignoring older women
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Brands slammed for ignoring older women

"They don't want to talk to Cinderella, they want women who speak to them."

Sorrell talks Maurice Lévy, global prospects
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Sorrell talks Maurice Lévy, global prospects

The WPP boss says Publicis Groupe's Omnicom merger collapsed because Maurice Lévy failed to show John Wren "sufficient respect."

Tecate 'Born Bold' by Saatchi & Saatchi NY
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Tecate 'Born Bold' by Saatchi & Saatchi NY

Heineken brand tailors its message to Hispanic Americans

Troy Ruhanen: 'The only thing we are entitled to is our next meeting'
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Troy Ruhanen: 'The only thing we are entitled to is our next meeting'

TBWA's global president discusses disruption, New York, and global clients

Kraft and Heinz to mix in merger
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Kraft and Heinz to mix in merger

The new entity will be the world's fifth-biggest food company

Nils Leonard: 'Agencies are shit at trust'
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Nils Leonard: 'Agencies are shit at trust'

Grey London's chairman called for a "drastic change" to empower teams

Benjamin Moore launches new campaign with new tagline
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Benjamin Moore launches new campaign with new tagline

Company paints a picture of brand's experience in a new series of ads

In brief: Will K-pop push Korean beauty brands in China?
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In brief: Will K-pop push Korean beauty brands in China?

In other news: More opinion from Ad Week Europe ... New tools from Facebook, Google ... Facebook gets creative in Asia ... Lowe Profero expands to San Francisco.

American Greetings 'ThankList' by Mullen
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American Greetings 'ThankList' by Mullen

Greeting card company displays gratitude with digital project

Havas WW president: Women in advertising are 'treated appallingly'
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Havas WW president: Women in advertising are 'treated appallingly'

At Ad Week Europe, Kate Robertson and other prominent women press for more female representation in the industry

Modelo 'Real World' by The Community
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Modelo 'Real World' by The Community

Ads for the Mexican beer evokes Hispanic-American values

Robert Senior: 'What's our fundamental at crunch time?'
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Robert Senior: 'What's our fundamental at crunch time?'

The Saatchi & Saatchi chief compared politicians' and ad agencies' tendency to overpromise