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Friday Odds and Ends

-Fresh off of a logo overhaul, Wendy’s CMO Craig Bahner proclaims that Chipotle and Five Guys are among the “new standard” when it comes to “fast casual dining.”

-Speaking of overhauls, USA Today wants to make the ad experience of its digital component “less Internet-like.” link

-BBH ECD Ari Weiss discusses the well-received Axe “Susan Glenn” campaign. link

-Coca-Cola reportedly is interesting in investing in Spotify. link

-LinkedIn unveiled a global study of the “20 most desired employers” with the obvious big dogs at the top and Ogilvy at #18. link

-We don’t know what to make of the video above, which landed in our tips box a little while ago, but try and make it through the whole two minutes. Sorry to start your weekend this way. link

-While we’re on the holiday theme, we guess, Canadian audio production studio Apollo has launched a holiday pop-up store filled with original, seasonal tunes. Guess it’s never too early. link

 

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