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May 25, 2019 in Advertising

Memorial Day Deals: Save on Apple Devices and Accessories from Twelve South, Mophie, Best Buy, and More

This Monday, May 27 is Memorial Day, a federal holiday in the United States that honors individuals who have died…
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April 5, 2019 in Advertising

Nike signs tennis star Osaka

On the heels of Adidas’s new partnership with Beyoncé, Nike has its own new celebrity deal. The Beaverton, Oregon-based sportswear…
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February 27, 2019 in Advertising

Ad industry groups scramble to push federal regulation for consumer privacy

IAB CEO Randall Rothenberg Credit: IAB via YouTube The heads of some of the largest ad industry trade bodies are…
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January 24, 2019 in Advertising

CVS provides update to beauty transparency initiative

CVS is updating its beauty aisles. Credit: Zach Gibson/Bloomberg CVS is more than halfway to its goal of reaching transparency…
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March 14, 2019 in Advertising

Apple Says 'Privacy Matters' in Humorous New iPhone Ad

Apple today shared a new privacy-focused iPhone ad on its YouTube channel. The ad will premiere tonight and air through…
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March 6, 2019 in Advertising

McDonald's is seeing success with Waze in boosting ad results: Marketer's Brief

Welcome to the latest edition of Marketer's Brief, a quick take on marketing news, moves and trends from Ad Age's…
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April 1, 2019 in Advertising

Technically Speaking: The buzz behind bid shading

Credit: Illustration by Mary Ellen Forte; composite images iStock Agencies and marketers will have to make a few adjustments when…
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November 30, 2018 in Advertising

Amazon is letting Apple Music onto its Alexa speakers

Credit: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg Amazon.com Inc. opened up its popular home speakers to Apple Inc.'s music service, a new step in…
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April 22, 2019 in Advertising

Galaxy Fold Launch Delayed Until 'At Least Next Month' After Display Failures

The Wall Street Journal reports that Samsung has delayed its launch of the Galaxy Fold until "at least next month"…
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February 20, 2019 in Advertising

How to make sure your marketing is culturally sensitive

When Adidas released an all-white "Uncaged" shoe as part of a special Black History Month collection, the backlash came quickly.…
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November 26, 2018 in Advertising

Last day to save on entries for Ad Age's 2019 Agency A-List and Creativity Awards

A-List and Creativity Awards Logo The deadlines are approaching for Ad Age's Agency A-List & Creativity Awards. Submit by today,…
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March 7, 2019 in Advertising

Watch Jimmy Kimmel try to make sense of R. Kelly's 'insane' interview with Gayle King

If you somehow haven't seen Gayle King's Wednesday "CBS This Morning" interview with R&B star R. Kelly in the wake…
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December 3, 2018 in Advertising

Payless CMO explains how they pulled off viral 'Palessi' stunt

Video: Courtesy Cheddar Budget shoe chain Payless had a viral moment last week when it got fashion influencers to pay…
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January 14, 2019 in Advertising

Skittles is planning another non-game stunt for Super Bowl Sunday

Skittles is planning a Broadway-style show for Super Bowl Sunday Credit: Skittles For the second consecutive year, Skittles is not…
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January 22, 2019 in Advertising

Google gets fined. And Avon gets flak for 'body-shaming': Tuesday Wake-Up Call

Google's stand at the Noah Technology Conference in Berlin last year. Credit: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg Welcome to Ad Age's Wake-Up Call,…
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April 3, 2019 in Advertising

Tribeca Film Festival to spotlight branded films

Brands take center stage at this year's Tribeca Film Festival (April 24 to May 5) during a day dedicated to…
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January 17, 2019 in Advertising

Disney, Marvel ad buys could make for a Superhero Bowl

Avengers: End Game Credit: Walt Disney Pictures With two weeks and change until CBS broadcasts its 20th Super Bowl, the…
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March 7, 2019 in Advertising

AT&T's WarnerMedia to probe allegations against Warner Bros. studio chief

Kevin Tsujihara and his wife Sandy Tsujihara arrive at the Allen & Co. Media and Technology Conference in Sun Valley,…
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March 26, 2019 in Advertising

More peanut butter or more chocolate? Now Reese's fans get to choose

Reese's is releasing limited-edition Lovers Cups, one with extra chocolate and the other more peanut butter. People in New York…
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January 22, 2019 in Advertising

Amazon Go has attracted a host of cashierless imitators

Amazon Go in Seattle, Washington, U.S. Credit: Mike Kane/Bloomberg Mighty AI spent much of its first five years building software…
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April 10, 2019 in Advertising

Watch the newest commercials on TV from Taco Bell, Bank of America, Nintendo and more

Every weekday we bring you the Ad Age/iSpot Hot Spots, new TV commercials tracked by iSpot.tv, the TV ad measurement…
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January 25, 2019 in Advertising

Apple Shares Short 'Shot on iPhone' Film Ahead of Chinese New Year

Ahead of Chinese New Year, which falls on February 5, Apple has shared a new "Shot on iPhone" film created…
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December 4, 2018 in Advertising

Tumblr's porn ban. Plus, a Super Bowl ad update: Tuesday Wake-Up Call

Credit: iStock/piratedub Welcome to Ad Age's Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. You can…
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January 31, 2019 in Advertising

Facebook and Twitter took down a wave of political manipulation

Credit: Jason Alden/Bloomberg Facebook and Twitter have been sharing notes on fake accounts tied to Iran that have been trying…
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March 20, 2019 in Advertising

Google slapped with $1.7 billion fine from European regulators

European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager Speaking at SXSW. Credit: Callaghan O'Hare/Bloomberg The European Union continues to target Google, fining it…
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January 10, 2019 in Advertising

Amazon launches new IMDb that has free movies, shows

IMDb called the new video service Freedive. Credit: IMDb/Amazon Amazon on Thursday launched a new video streaming service on its…
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May 24, 2019 in Advertising

NRA says ad firm stole its thumb drive as legal duel escalates

The National Rifle Association’s escalating legal feud with its longtime public-relations agency has taken a bizarre turn, with the gun…
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January 23, 2019 in Advertising

Cardi B, Steve Carell are in Pepsi's Super Bowl ad

Cardi B is not expected to be in the Super Bowl halftime show, but she did make it into Pepsi's…
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April 29, 2019 in Advertising

NewFronts live blog: 'Game of Thrones' jokes abound, NYT talks privacy

Welcome to Day 1 of the Digital Content NewFronts. Ad Age will be live-blogging the week-long dog-and-pony show where digital…
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December 6, 2018 in Advertising

Microsoft Edge Web Browser Coming to the Mac Over 15 Years After Internet Explorer for Mac

Microsoft today announced that it expects to bring its Edge web browser to the Mac, possibly as early as next…
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February 15, 2019 in Advertising

Volkswagen names Johannes Leonardo lead agency

Volswagen has tapped Johannes Leonardo as lead agency. Credit: Volkswagen Three months after WPP won Volkswagen's North American business, the…
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