Justin Bieber’s deodorant deal, and Apple’s Cannes Lions honor: Tuesday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device; sign up here. What people are talking about today Justin Bieber already launched a perfume and a fashion label. What’s left? His own deodorant. The singer is partnering with Unilever’s Schmidt’s Naturals brand on a deodorant called “Here + Now,” as Ad Age’s Jack Neff writes. There’s no word on what it might smell like, leaving us to ponder the question. Bieber’s personal style is scruffy, involving slouchy T-shirts and greasy-looking hair. Critics have described his style with words like “dirtbag,” “dirtcore,” “sleazecore” and “scumbro,” as The New Yorker writes. Hopefully “scumbro” smells better than it looks? At last Over the years, the Cannes Lions festival has bestowed its Creative Marketer of the Year award to brands including Burger King, Google, Samsung and Ikea. Now it’s Apple’s turn. And while Apple has won other big prizes at the French Riviera ad fest over the years, this particular honor seems somewhat belated, given Apple’s history of campaigns that marked the culture. It made us think of that time Leonardo DiCaprio finally won the Best Actor Oscar in 2017, 22 years after his first nomination. Anyway, read more by Ad Age’s Ann-Christine Diaz, who also compiled some of Apple’s classic ads for your viewing pleasure. Sincere regret In the early ’80s, when 15-year-old Brooke Shields starred... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2019-05-21 10:01:00 UTC ]
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Tuesday Wake-Up Call: Tronc might drop its totally awkward name. Plus, a Cannes Lions update

Welcome to Ad Age's Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device. Search for "Ad Age" under "Skills" in the Alexa app. What people are talking about today: The name Tronc one of the weirdest... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2018-06-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cannes Lions’ last day (phew). Plus, Facebook’s familiar-looking new logo: Friday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device; sign up here. What people are talking about today US Weekly magazine’s website is running an article on “the Best Dressed... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-06-21 10:00:00 UTC ]
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Ad Age Women to Watch, a new Gillette ad and a deal for Sports Illustrated: Tuesday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device; sign up here. What people are talking about today For over two decades, Ad Age has named Women to Watch in the marketing,... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-05-28 10:00:00 UTC ]
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What you missed at Day One of Advertising Week: Tuesday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. If you're reading this online or in a forwarded email, here's the link to sign up for our daily newsletter. You can also get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device. Day One of... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-09-24 10:00:00 UTC ]
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Walmart removes pro-gun T-shirts and Verizon sells Tumblr: Tuesday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device; sign up here.   Walmart removes pro-gun T-shirt listings Walmart has removed T-shirts with pro-gun slogans from its website... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-08-13 10:25:56 UTC ]
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Another Blue Bell ice cream licker: Tuesday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device; sign up here. What people are talking about today This summer’s gross-out viral video—which showed a Texas teenager opening a... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-07-09 10:00:00 UTC ]
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Final takeaways and confessions from Cannes. Plus, America's Hottest Brands: Monday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device; sign up here.   What people are talking about today: Cannes Lions is finished for another year and most of the industry is... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-06-24 10:25:28 UTC ]
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Cannes #WednesdayWisdom. Plus, a lawsuit over sex toy ads: Wednesday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device; sign up here.   What people are talking about today It’s Day 3 of Cannes Lions, the halfway point. For those missing out on... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-06-19 10:00:00 UTC ]
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Hello, Cannes. Plus, 2019 ad sales growth slows: Monday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device; sign up here. What people are talking about today It’s Cannes Lions time. If you’re on the French Riviera for the ad... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-06-17 10:00:00 UTC ]
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Uber CMO departs and brands storm Cannes: Monday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device; sign up here.   What people are talking about today: Just a month after its IPO, Uber’s COO Barney Harford and CMO Rebecca... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-06-10 10:26:30 UTC ]
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Tuesday Wake-Up Call: Netflix's 'Black Mirror' storytelling experiment, and Google's new ad chief

Welcome to Ad Age's Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. Get all the news on Advertising Week each evening this week in our pop-up email newsletter. Sign up right here What people are talking about today: Remember the "Choose Your Own Adventure"... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2018-10-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tuesday Wake-Up Call: BuzzFeed News asks for donations, and the NFL hires a new chief marketer

Welcome to Ad Age's Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device. Search for "Ad Age" under "Skills" in the Alexa app. What people are talking about today: BuzzFeed, the for-profit, venture... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2018-08-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tuesday Wake-Up Call: AT&T's ad-tech ambitions. Plus, CBD brands explode

Welcome to Ad Age's Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device. Search for "Ad Age" under "Skills" in the Alexa app. What people are talking about today: AT&T quickly followed up its... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2018-06-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tuesday Wake-Up Call: Vogue insists Anna Wintour isn't on her way out. Plus, Grindr's under fire

Welcome to Ad Age's Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. What people are talking about today: Cond Nast and Vogue are denying a report that uber-tastemaker Anna Wintour might leave this summer. Page Six says it talked to multiple sources who say the... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2018-04-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Friday Wake-Up Call: Facebook Deals a Blow to Publishers, and Marriott Gets Punished For a Gaffe

GaffeChinese authorities are punishing a foreign brand -- Marriott International -- by shutting down its China website and app for a week. What happened?Marriott's wording on a customer survey upset the powers that be. In a user survey, the hotel chain "listed Tibet, Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2018-01-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Friday Wake-Up Call: What's Next For Papa John's After Its CEO Steps Down? Plus, Apple's PR Blunder

Facebook defends itselfWhen companies place job ads on Facebook and target them to younger users, is that ageist? Non-profit news organization ProPublica and The New York Times just raised concerns about the issue, adding that Amazon, Verizon, Goldman Sachs and Facebook itself use that practice;... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2017-12-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Your Tuesday Wake-Up Call: Amazon Feels the Love. And Facebook Just Gave Publishers the Jitters

$10 millionCalifornia billionaire Tom Steyer is waging a $10 million campaign to convince lawmakers to impeach President Trump. His video ad is to-the-point: He calls Trump "a clear and present danger who is mentally unstable and armed with nuclear weapons." Money says his commercials have run... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2017-10-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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DOJ Calls for Apple to End Book Deals, Link to Rival Bookstores

The Department of Justice and 33 state attorneys general on Friday called for an array of sanctions that they claim will "reset competition to the conditions that existed before the conspiracy." Continue reading at AllThingsD

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LVMH bids for Tiffany and Disney media review causes controversy: Monday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. If you're reading this online or in a forwarded email, here's the link to sign up for our Wake-Up Call newsletters. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device; sign up... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-10-28 10:22:02 UTC ]
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