Why An Ad Agency Moving To Detroit Is Freaking Out Suburbanites And Why…

Last week the advertising agency Campbell-Ewald, which had the Chevrolet account for almost 90 years, announced they were relocating to Detroit from Warren, an inner-ring suburb whose mayor recently claimed is a "cleaner and safer city" than Detroit. » 3/12/13 4:43pm 3/12/13 4:43pm

Industry Slump Trickling Down To Detroit Ad World?

An inside rumor has the Detroit arm of ad giant BBDO laying off 120 workers this coming Friday, the 7th, while Campbell-Ewald supposedly comes under the axe the following Friday, November 14th. We're not too surprised about BBDO: With Chrysler as its main source of revenue — and that source of revenue possibly drying… » 11/06/08 9:30am 11/06/08 9:30am

Ad Watch: The Chevy Aveo Makes Sumo Wrestlers Look Like Babies

Is it just me or is the sport of sumo wrestling feel kinda like an excuse to eat a lot of food and wear diapers all day? I mean, don't get me wrong — I'm quite sure it takes some serious skill — but I feel like it may deserve the same type of treatment given to competitive eating. Anyway, Campbell-Ewald's produced a… » 10/19/06 4:31pm 10/19/06 4:31pm

Ad Watch Exclusive: Stephen Colbert, Don't Steal This Chevy Silverado…

Yes, it's now bigger, longer and uncut from the spec ad we saw last week. We've managed to get our hands on the full 60 second version of Chevrolet's Amerigasm over the new-for-2007 Silverado — it's part of the "Our Country, Our Truck" ad campaign, and let's just say it's got something for everyone. Everyone that… » 10/03/06 4:25pm 10/03/06 4:25pm

Ad Watch: Chevrolet Is As American As Fantasy Leagues, Steroids and…

Chevy, continuing with the whole gameplan of making people wish their dad would have played ball with them more rather than beating them with a baseball bat — has a new, yet old, ad out touting Chevrolet's connection to baseball. Deutsch/LA spliced footage from the old Campbell-Ewald ad "Baseball, Hot Dogs, Apple… » 7/05/06 4:18pm 7/05/06 4:18pm