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Leo Burnett Satisfies Craving with ‘Hunter Gatherer’ for McDonald’s

Leo Burnett has unveiled the latest in their “Favorites” campaign for McDonald’s UK with a new spot entitled “Hunter Gatherer.”

“Hunter Gatherer” — which will appear in a 60-second version online (above) and a 40-second broadcast version — follows a man as he attempts to satisfy his pregnant partner’s food craving while their city is shutting down. He goes to several groceries and convenience stores, all of which are closed, just shutting down for the night, or don’t have what he’s looking for. Finally, the man spots a 24-hour McDonald’s. He returns, McDonald’s bag in hand, to his skeptical partner. When she opens the box, however, it’s filled with the pickles she’s craving. It’s a cute concept, and highlights McDonald’s’ “Hey, we never close” selling point in an imaginative way. (Although it does also raise the question: Can you really go to McDonald’s and order nothing but a box of pickles?) Stick around for credits after the jump. Read more

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Thursday Morning Stir

-Sir Martin Sorrell spoke to CNBC and blamed four “grey swans” for why WPP had to cut its revenue outlook for the second time this year (above). link

-Leo Burnett London appointed Matt Lee and Pete Heyes as creative directors working across all clients. The duo officially joins the agency in January.

-JWT New York’s Alicia Schiro picked up Corporate Event Planner of the Year nods from BizBash. link

-Brand Affinity Technologies (which is this) acquired the fan photography business and intellectual property of Printroom, a photography services platform.

-So, who won Apple vs. Samsung, round 127? link