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Wednesday Morning Stir

-Google Creative Lab won USA Today’s 2012 Print Ad Competition, which including judges such as Chuck Porter and Droga5 ECD Nik Studzinki, and picked up $1 million worth of free ads in the trade as a result. link

-SapientNitro is making further inroads into Brazil as the agency has acquired 10-year-old Sao Paulo digital shop, iThink. link

-AKQA continues to bust out iPad apps, following its “Fly Delta” ditty with one for the World Wildlife Fund dubbed “WWF Together.” link

-San Francisco-based Duncan/Channon has launched a new campaign for used auto dealer brand, DriveTime, called “Matchmaker” (one spot above).

-The One Club has released the full list of its top 10 automobile commercials from the past 25 years, topped by the “Grrr” spot for Honda from W+K London. View them all here.

-L.A.-based creative marketing agency Bemis Balkind has promoted Jeffrey Almeida to the position of VP, account services.

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