-BBDO has corralled a group of ad professionals to help out small businesses in Sandy-affected areas via an effort called #IStandBuy. link

-New Zealand native James Tucker, who you may remember from his work at DDB Auckland and later as a senior art director at Colenso BBDO, has moved to our shores, assuming a role as ACD at DDB New York.

-Why did AOL postpone its $10 million rebranding campaign created by McCann? Well, Business Insider reports that it’s because the online company’s CEO Tim Armstrong just thought it “wasn’t great.” link

-Global management consulting firm Booz & Company has teamed up with Axon Advisory Partners, a Los Angeles–based digital advisory team, to launch Booz Digital. link

-Director George Jecel has joined the commercial roster at Hollywood based prodco, HELLO! & Company.

-Falls Church, VA-based interactive agency Viget unleashes the Twitter-centric “Jinglebots” for the holiday season. link

-BBH narrowly beat out AMV BBDO for Marketing‘s Agency of the Year honors. link