Tag Archives: christmas ads

Apple’s Christmas effort leaves us baffled in admiration

How many times should you expect someone to watch a commercial, to get the point over? Here’s Apple’s Christmas effort from TBWA’s Media Arts Lab – ‘Share Your Gifts’ – plugging (I think) Macbooks – pretty expensive Christmas prezzie. Then ...

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Who’d tweet under John Lewis at Christmas?

If you’re a keen tweeter named John Lewis you may be enveloped in the tweet storm that follows each John Lewis Christmas ad. Even if you live in Blacksburg, Virginia. This John Lewis enters the department store tweet fray so ...

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McDonald’s rides to rescue of hungry Xmas reindeer

Been a bit short of Santas and reindeers this Christmas (and we still miss Marks & Spencer’s Mrs Claus) but McDonald’s and Leo Burnett ride to the rescue with “reindeer treats” (no, not a reindeer burger), a welcome break from ...

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John Lewis steps into trademark Christmas, this time with Elton John

The John Lewis Christmas ad is arguably the biggest moment of adland’s festive season. so we thought we’d look at it from two viewpoints. Emma Hall writes: If you have a sense of déjà vu with this year’s John Lewis ...

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PayPal and Visa attempt to grab some Christmas spirit

You may have noticed that Christmas and the festive season is a touch commercial these days so the purveyors of paying mechanisms are joining in too. Here’s PayPal from France’s Buzzman with a big international campaign featuring “Uncle Awesome.” While ...

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