Tag Archives: christmas ads

Who’s the best at Christmas 2015 – Asda or Lidl?

We’ve had much here recently about ads lacking a convincing proposition so it’s good of Asda to underline the point with its new Christmas campaign from VCCP. In which ‘#Becauseitschristmas’ is the excuse for much pointless merriment. Asda still seems ...

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World exclusive! Ebenezer Scrooge on the Christmas ads

In another More About Advertising exclusive, guest reviewer Ebenezer Scrooge gives his opinion of a selection of the Christmas ads. First, Morrisons. Now I believe this to be a respectable food emporium but this ad seems to feature two men ...

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H&M noses ahead in Christmas glitter stakes thanks to Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett

If you’re going to make a Christmas extravaganza why stint yourself? And Swedish fashion retailer H&M hasn’t, enlisting duetting pals Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett for the purpose. Nicely orchestrated by director Johan Renck for RAF. Renck directed last year’s ...

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Aldi gets it right for Christmas – in Australia

We thought Aldi’s UK Christmas ad was a touch tame; featuring pretty conventional jollity. There are so many of these you wonder what the point is – surely TV viewers just turn off. But Aldi in Australia is sticking to ...

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W+K’s Christie routs Paxo in BBC Xmas ads debate

Agreeing to be grilled by Newsnight’s famous inquisitor Jeremy Paxman is a pretty good way to spoil your evening but Wieden+Kennedy London’s Neil Christie (left) bravely signed up to discuss Christmas ads last night (Wednesday). Paxo, as ever, was bluntly dismissive ...

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