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The OREO brand has launched its new, globally integrated marketing campaign Open Up with OREO, which conveys a simple but powerful message: open your heart to people who are different than you and you’ll discover the similarities. The new campaign addresses a behavioral shift that comes with age. While children are naturally open, adults begin to default to the familiar, which can cause them to close themselves off to others.The campaign will include a global TV spot, digital content series, in-store point of sale and, in select countries, global prizing and custom product embossments.The animated TV spot comes to life through the brand’s signature Wonderfilled aesthetic and upbeat music. Set against the backdrop of a playfully diverse roller rink, the animation follows a young girl inspiring those around her to look inside themselves to let a little bit of wonder out and, in turn, let others in. In the spot, an OREO cookie is the catalyst for the characters to open up to each other. The spot launched in the U.S. onJanuary 18 featuring the vocals of multi-platinum-selling, Grammy-nominated recording artist Adam Lambert. More than 50 other markets will follow with vocals, lyrics and languages adapted locally as necessary.In addition, digital content and a video series will launch February 2 to demonstrate how an OREO cookie can open an unexpected introduction, even a friendship, between two characters from different walks of life. The video series will be comprised of animated stories in which the characters share an OREO cookie and create a Wonderfilled connection.The new campaign builds on the brand’s success of making a global platform relevant across the globe by leveraging universal consumer insights, but executing in a way that reflects the local context and culture.
Pepsico is partnering with online video food network Tastemade for a Super Bowl-timed series titled PepsiCo’s Game Day Grub match, The Wall Street Journal reports.PepsiCo is turning to student chefs from the world’s top culinary college to take game day cooking to a new level.Enter PepsiCo’s Game Day Grub Match, a one-of-a-kind cooking competition featuring students from The Culinary Institute of America competing to create the ultimate football food. There’s only one catch: each dish must creatively incorporate PepsiCo food and beverage products as ingredients.Tastemade, the digital media company focused on food, travel and lifestyle programming for the connected generation, was on hand to capture all the action. The students teamed up with culinary influencers – or “Tastemakers” – from Tastemade to help get their creative juices flowing. A Tastemade video series chronicling the competition launched at www.GameDayGrubMatch.com. The content will also be featured on the Tastemakers’ YouTube channels and promoted on Tastemade’s social platforms including YouTube, Instagram, Facebook and Snapchat.Tastemade will publish additional video content documenting Claire’s, Yejin’s and Joel’s experience at the Taste of the NFL event and the rest of their Super Bowl festivities early next month.
Healthcare conglomerate Bayer has two new digital agencies, according to Mediapost. Publicis Groupe’s Razorfish and iCrossing will oversee digital creative, and mobile responsibilities for its Consumer Health Care division. Razorfish will be responsible for Bayer’s allergy, skincare, and nutritional/gastro brands, such as Coppertone, Aleve, Claritin, and Alka-Seltzer. iCrossing will oversee Bayer’s cough/cold and foot care brands, including Dr. Scholl’s.Bayer spends about US$500 million annually promoting its Consumer Health brands, but this move will enable the company to shift some spending from TV to integrated digital platforms.The review was handled by Avidan Strategies. OgilvyOne and VML also participated in the review.
Moen has tapped Havas Chicago as its lead creative and media agency following a review handled by Cleveland-based Rojek Consulting Group . Other agencies participating in the review were not disclosed. The account was previously handled by The Martin Agency, which managed traditional creative, TV and print duties, and Critical Mass, which was responsible for digital creative and media.Read more.
- ‘Find Your Magic’ by Axe
Unilever’s Axe has released its ‘Find Your Magic’ campaign, developed by ad agency 72andSunny Amsterdam, which kicks off globally from 18 January in US and will include TV, print, OOH and custom digital content. Other partner agencies include Ponce and BBH, with VICE also creating content through the year.The campaign was made following a research showing that men feel pressure to conform. The study shows how Axe works with over 3,500 men in 10 countries and how men feel an overwhelming pressure to conform to masculine stereotypes, with only 15% of men in most countries strongly agreeing that they are attractive.The campaign will be reinforced by a series of short mobile and online tutorials featuring men with unusual style called ‘Instagroom’.
- Goya Foods
Goya Foods, America’s Hispanic-owned food company, in collaboration with First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move initiative and the USDA, launches the second edition of the MyPlate/ MiPlato cookbook, Happy, Healthy Celebrations: Bright, Bold, Healthy Latin Recipes to Celebrate Every Occasion! This book is part of the national MyPlate campaign designed to help educate Americans on eating healthy. A pdf copy of the cookbook is available for free at www.goya.com. Happy, Healthy Celebrations: Bright, Bold, Healthy Latin Recipes to Celebrate Every Occasion! is a free bilingual cookbook featuring 10 complete plates with 30 healthy recipes that celebrate the culinary traditions of the Latin culture from around the world. Each of the recipes incorporates all of the five basic food groups for a balanced diet including fruit, vegetable, grain, protein and dairy. The cookbook also includes nutritional information for every recipe, easy-to-follow cooking tips, and estimated costs for every affordable meal.In addition, Goya has produced and distributed over 400 million products marked with the MyPlate logo and created more than 250,000 copies of two editions of the MyPlate cookbook, brochures, posters and lesson plans that have been distributed to consumers, supermarkets, teachers, school programs, and events nationwide. In addition, Goya has reached millions by integrating healthy eating into its overall communications campaigns and will continue to focus on the health and wellbeing of their consumers for many more years to come.
- Genesis by Hyundai
Hyundai is launching Genesis, a new luxury brand, in the United States.The automaker sees Latino car buyers as important to the success of the new brand.The company has data showing that purchases by Hispanics accounted for 68 percent of the growth of Hyundai’s U.S. sales in 2013-2014, La Prensa reports.Hyundai launched the new brand, which takes its name from the company’s Genesis luxury mid-size model, with the presentation at the auto show of the full-size G90 sedan.The 2017 Genesis G90 can be had with Hyundai’s 420-horsepower Tau V-8 engine, or with a new turbo-charged V-6 that puts out 365 horsepower.Both engines are coupled with a second-generation 8-speed automatic transmission.Hyundai’s experience with the original Genesis model has been definitive, giving the automaker confidence to embark on the ambitious venture of creating a new luxury brand.