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Mother gets real for Halfords Christmas campaign

Here we go then: first out of the blocks with an avowedly Christmas ad is Halfords and agency Mother, making the point that a bike is a pretty good Christmas present for kids. Not very nice if you’re the only ...

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Apple says a traditional Christmas needs an iPhone

Apple’s advertising is slowly returning to form after the ‘Designed by Apple in California’ nonsense and this new one, from TBWA Media Arts Lab, has caused a bit of a stir with its reveal that the gadget-obsessed teeny geek is ...

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Kmart scores 13m YouTube hits for Joe Boxer

US retailer Kmart has had a number of big viral hits recently, courtesy of under-fire agency DraftFCB, and this latest Christmas effort for Joe Boxer boxers is packing them in with over 13m YouTube hits. My friend George Parker doesn’t ...

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Are the John Lewis snowmen actually white British consumers in disguise?

I’m beginning to wonder if there is an unspoken conspiracy at large across the nation. It’s to do with a very tricky topic of political correctness, specifically regarding race, that we all suppress out of fear of being castigated as ...

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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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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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