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GE turns to robots to buff up corporate reputation

It’s quite unusual to see old-fashioned corporate advertising on TV these days but industrial (and everything else) giant GE, General Electric as it was and sometimes still is, has been ploughing the out-of-fashion furrow for a while. These days most ...

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Saintly Adam & Eve hits the right note (a watchable ad) with Christmas fundraiser for Save The Children

I’m coming to the conclusion that Adam&Eve/DDB (or the Adam & Eve bit anyway) consists of saint-like figures who graciously bestow their benedictions on grubby humanity. Fresh from turning John Lewis into a British institution that ranks somewhere above the ...

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Leo Burnett produces short but sweet Christmas winner for McDonald’s

Here’s a charming little Christmas ad for McDonald’s UK from Leo Burnett, proof that some people anyway can still produce a bit of magic in thirty seconds. Hope it doesn’t snow though, it’s getting colder in dear old Blighty. Bah ...

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Selena Gomez paints the town green for Adidas Neo – but for which ad agency?

Talking of Adidas (which we were) it’s just produced this lively film ‘Selena Goes Neo’ for youth brand Neo featuring newly-signed and undeniably youthful chanteuse Selena Gomez (left). The film is directed by D.A.R.Y.L (how annoying is that?) for Pulse ...

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Adidas turns Christmas into a ‘Merry Holiday Day’ with animated Snoop Dogg epic from Sid Lee

Have you noticed the way ‘Christmas’ has become ‘Holiday’ in the US? They’re all it, retailers for example and now we have a cartoon Snoop Dogg (playing Ebeneezer Snoop aka Scrooge) wishing everyone a ‘Merry Holiday Day.’ Belatedly, of course. ...

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BBH Christmas ad for Matalan is a sign of the times – make the best of a bad job in austerity Britain

BBH and main retail client Waitrose may have imposed their own self-denying ordinance this Christmas – preferring to expend Delia Smith and Heston Blumenthal on a charity pitch – but it’s wheeled out the fizz (non-vintage definitely) and christmas pudding ...

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