The Grand Prix in this year’s Print and Publishing category was awarded to a blank piece of paper, albeit one that created an international conversation. The award was given to Impact BBDO Dubai, which redesigned An-Nahar, a newspaper in Lebanon, to feature a blank front page. The attention-grabbing white space represented civic conversation grinding to a halt after elected officials failed to form a government for months on end. “It was a perfect demonstration that print creativity can do a lot,” said Olivier Altmann, jury president and co-founder of agency Altmann + Pacreau. The bold stunt, called “The Blank Edition,” was covered in more than 100 publications internationally, and editor in chief Nayla Tueni held a press conference explaining the blank front page and calling on Lebanese citizens to use the space to send a message to the government. Click Read More below for additional information.
Costco Wholesale Corporation (“Costco” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: COST) today reported net sales of $9.08 billion for the month of January, the four weeks ended January 29, 2017, an increase of nine percent from $8.32 billion during the similar period last year.
For the twenty-two weeks ended January 29, 2017, the Company reported net sales of $52.26 billion, an increase of five percent from $49.98 billion during the similar period last year.
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