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AdAge: Budweiser Says Drunk Drivers Kill Puppy Love

“The Budweiser puppy is back … sort of. And it’s at risk.

The brew is seeking to recapture some of the magic of its popular “Puppy Love” Super Bowl spot with a new anti-drunk driving digital video featuring a man and his dog. The spot uses the same breed — a Yellow Lab — as the Emmy-nominated Clydesdales Super Bowl ad. The dog in the ad is not the same one shown in “Puppy Love,” which actually made use of several pups. But Bud stuck with the same breeder for both spots.”

AdWeek:  Cheerios Tugs at the Heartstrings Again With a Dad Working the Third Shift

“Oh man, grumpy dad who’s working weird hours in this new Cheerios ad from Saatchi & Saatchi. Don’t get mad at your kid. Take a lesson from Peanut Butter Cheerios dad, and be cool. Hang out for a minute and laugh with Junior. It’ll be nice before you head off for however many grueling hours of whatever it is you do.

Judging by your rugged appearance and attire, and that clocking in at midnight is even an option, it’s presumably something blue-collar. Dock worker? Warehouse worker? Auto worker? You are in the Cheerios demo. You should be eating lots of Cheerios at 11 p.m.”

Mashable: Starbucks TV Campaign Celebrates Life’s Moments in Text and Emoji

“Starbucks is jumping on iPhone 6 fever with a new campaign that shows special moments in iOS-based MMS closeness.

The Seattle-based coffee chain is rolling out three new ads from ad agency BBDO that feature text and emoji-based interactions, which occur simultaneously with spoken dialogue.”

Campaign: Sherwood to retire from BBH

“Simon Sherwood, the group chairman of Bartle Bogle Hegarty, is to retire at the end of the year.

He has been with the agency since he joined as an account manager in 1982. He was the first person hired by founders John Bartle, Nigel Bogle and John Hegarty.

He rose through the evolving company and had become managing director of BBH London before founding the agency’s first international office in Singapore in 1996. On his return to London he served as group chief operating officer and then group chief executive in 2012. He became group chairman in 2012 and has served as chairman of the BBH Board, which was formed following the company’s sale to Publicis Groupe in 2012.”

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