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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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BBDO overdoes the Christmas emotion for Macy’s

Is the Christmas ad bug biting in the US too? Here’s BBDO’s debut for Macy’s, featuring two children (one of whom has recently lost her mother) getting together in the bizarre and, no doubt, symbolic environs of a lighthouse. So ...

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Waitrose edges Sainsbury’s in Christmas ad stakes

Waitrose is visiting the Geoffrey Boycott Appreciation Society up in’t Dales – courtesy of adam&eveDDB – and the poor souls are snowed in, it being Christmas. But Waitrose comes to the rescue, naturally (bet they’re giving the venison at £60 ...

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