Tag Archives: christmas ads

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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Boots sticks to old ways with new agency Ogilvy

Boots moved from mother to Ogilvy in a WPP deal earlier this year and has been busily employing Mother ever since. This Christmas effort from Ogilvy is straight out of the Mother songbook and no worse for that. There are ...

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Serviceplan takes a different Christmas road for Penny

Aldi’s ‘Kevin the Carrot’ from TBWA is leading the pursuit of M&S’s Paddington Bear on YouTube (1.2m views against 3.5m) although M&S is surely benefiting hugely from new film Paddington 2. They do Christmas rather differently in Germany, with jollity ...

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Debenhams reworks Cinderella in JWT swan song

Is this JWT’s swan song for Debenhams, currently reviewing its creative account? Amazing how agencies produce their best work when the pressure’s off. A modern take on Cinderella, with a black and white relationship, de rigueur this year. Sweet. The ...

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John Lewis and adam&eve unveil Christmas Moz the Monster

Here it is. Is monster Moz as good as Monty the Penguin? It’s all rather academic as these ads have become a UK institution and, once again, adam&eveDDB delivers for John Lewis. As do director Michel Gondry and Elbow’s Guy ...

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