Tag Archives: christmas ads

Sainsbury’s takes a trip down Memory (Drury) Lane

In its long stay at AMV BBDO Sainsbury’s used to go toe to toe with John Lewis at Chrstmas, most notably its Great War drama in 2014, celebrating the 1914 Christmas truce. It’s pushed the boat out a bit this ...

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Amazon boxes clever at Christmas – again

Amazon isn’t synonymous with fun (especially if you work there – but that seems to be life these days) but agencies are hired to put the best face on things and that’s what Lucky Generals succeeds in doing for Jeff ...

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M&S Food chooses the wrong recipe for Christmas

Can M&S get anything right? It’s Christmas food looks pretty good this year (in the mailer anyway) but I doubt that many appetites will be sharpened by this festive ad featuring a Christmas food market from Grey with B-listers Emma ...

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Asda’s timing goes awry with Christmas feel-good effort

You do wonder if the management of big companies ever communicate with each other. Asda launched its glittery new Christmas ad from AMV BBDO on Saturday, at exactly the time thousands of workers faced the chop if they didn’t sign ...

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Walkers bets the ranch on Mariah Carey for Xmas

Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without Mariah Carey warbling away and Walkers is reported by the Daily Mail to have cost Walkers and owner Pepsico a mere £9m to front its Christmas campaign (and some other things surely?) So you’d better ...

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YouTube’s top ads of 2018 show that a good story sells

YouTube has released its list off top-scoring ads for 2018 topped by a nearly four minute epic for German property portal Immowelt from Kolle Rebbe Hamburg. Ccalculated by an algorithm – yikes – that factors in audience engagement and retention ...

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