Tag Archives: christmas ads

M&S Romford shows how to do it at Christmas

There are some rather worrying signs of life at the UK’s M&S (Marks & Spencer as was), worrying for those of us attuned to saying how hopeless it is anyway. The team at M&S Romford have become TikTok stars it ...

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Post lockdown/Christmas ads from Albert Heijn, McDonalds Australia and Stella

The heart rather sinks when one’s invited to “have yourself a merry little Christmas” for the umpteenth time but Dutch supermarket Albert Heijn and agency TBWA/Neboko have produced a (winsome) spin on Christmas winsomeness with a tale of two hamsters. ...

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“Tis the season to slay it” says Asda’s George

Asda’s venerable George fashion brand is showing signs of life under new Asda owners and agency Impero. Now following a successful back-to-school promotion, it’s entering the Christmas lists with some rather surprising guests, including initially trepidatious trans Jabarii. “Tis the ...

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Co-op goes live for Christmas – in a community fridge

The Co-op and agency Lucky Generals are eschewing Santa and all his works this year for a tie-up with ITV featuring the Feltham Community Fridge, a place in London where locals can donate and take away food items. With Dermot ...

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Erste’s Christmas message: ‘believe in tomorrow’

Can you have a sustainable Christmas? You don’t have much choice if you have an infant following you around upbraiding you for your bad habits. Vienna-based financial services Erste Group usually racks up the views with its Christmas efforts and ...

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How come Vodafone Ireland gets this advertising lark?

Vodafone’s a funny old company: enormous, obviously, but one that’s mostly seemed to struggle with its advertising. Emotion and Vodafone seem strangers, even though it devoted much time and money to a series of such tales starring Martin Freeman a ...

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Norway’s Posten unveils a gay Santa Claus

A few years back we had Mrs Claus making a memorable appearance in Y&R’s last ad for Marks & Spencer, now Norwegian postal service Posten has unveiled another side to the old boy’s private life in ‘When Harry Met Santa,’ ...

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