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Schitt’s Creek stars light up Hudson’s Bay Christmas ad

Canada seems a pretty good place to be holed up during the pandemic (cold but…) and Hudson’s Bay and agency FCB Toronto seem to be having a good time here with Schitt’s Creek stars Catherine O’Hara and Annie Murphy (was ...

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Aldi’s Kevin the Carrot dices with danger in Xmas teaser

What are UK retailers going to do with their expensive commercials and airtime now we’re in a month-long lockdown with no certainty of freedom after December 2? No such problem for Aldi and other supermarkets who seem set for another ...

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Matt Charlton: can adland hit the right note this Christmas?

Through the foggy masked-covered gloom of October Christmas for adland is coming upon us fast. That means inevitably so are the new batch of Christmas ads. All I can say is what a time to be an agency trying to ...

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Dan Thwaites: how to make your Christmas ad connect

‘Tis the season of the Christmas ad. Frosty night-time scenes, glittering magical themes and brightly wrapped boxes fill our screens accompanied by familiar or nostalgic music, all designed to pluck at our heart strings and help us go shopping. The ...

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Albert Bartlett takes to the dance floor for Christmas

Designer potato brand Albert Bartlett has got a brand new bag – with 20 per cent less plastic – and it’s the hero of its Christmas/holiday campaign, to the tune of James Brown’s seminal song. So we have some more ...

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Uncommon brings a warm Christmas feel to Chilly’s

Chilly’s makes reusable bottles for keeping drinks cold and it’s running its first campaign with Uncommon Creative Studio, a Christmas effort inviting the world to “gift responsibly.” Uncommon co-founder Nils Leonard says: “Gift Responsibly. Buy stuff that doesn’t kill the ...

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Coca-Cola adds Santa to Christmas truck fest

We’ve been a little short of Santas in this year’s round of Christmas ads but Coca-Cola has ridden to the rescue, featuring one in a new global campaign running alongside its traditional ‘Holidays Are Coming’ hymn to diesel emissions. ‘What ...

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