Tag Archives: christmas ads

Apple sends the world its Christmas greetings

Dopes Apple need a Christmas ad, with that tidal wave of money flowing more strongly than ever? Apparently it sees them as “greeting cards to the world.” So here we are then, after last year’s Frankenstein effort, with ‘Sway,’ with ...

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Post Office says “it’s never just post” at Christmas

Can’t say I’m a fan of the Post Office at Christmas (the queues) but at least it shows why we need one. More of them preferably. MullenLowe is saying the PO cares about every missive this Christmas in a appropriately ...

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Now Boz the Monster is revealed – It’s you Foreign..

There are the usual Christmas ads spoofs on YouTube but a bit listless this year – maybe this epoch in adland is coming to a close. Some people criticised John Lewis for scaring children with monsters under the bed. Imagine ...

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Rose-tinted Heathrow brings back (more) Christmas bears

More bloody Christmas bears, this time the return of Heathrow’s popular duo courtesy of Havas London. Still can’t understand why Heathrow should want to advertise at Christmas – you don’t choose an airport do you, instead of a flight? Anyway, ...

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BETC Paris produces strong Christmas contender for Manor

Enfin, a French spin on Christmas, for Swiss department store Manor from BETC Paris. At first we’ve seen it all before but it develops into a sweet story – featuring, among others, nerdy Santa Junior – realised by collective AgainstAllOdds. ...

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Mother plays a different tune for KFC Christmas

Sure lots of people repair to a fast food joint at Christmas – anything to escape – but, in ads anyway, it looks a bit sad. So it’s an intriguing choice by Mother to eschew the crackers and silly hats ...

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Google and Facebook eye Christmas ads bonanza

So what has happened to the Christmas ads missing millions? Last week we noted that YouTube views seems to be down across the piece and it seems that the same has happened to Facebook shares (bigger numbers than YouTube in ...

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It’s Christmas turkey time – a pretty long list

So which ads are top (bottom) of the list of Christmas turkeys? So far, anyway, according to YouTube. Tesco’s turkey-stuffed ‘Everyone’s Welcome,’ is arguably one with just 425,000 YouTube views (John Lewis has eight million so far). Surprising, liked this ...

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