Tag Archives: Sainsburys

Giles Keeble: a memory of working with the master

When I heard the news about David Abbott I seemed to remember for some reason he once used Mark Twain’s “the reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated” but perhaps I am imagining it. If only it were true ...

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Now Sainsbury’s and AMV turn to TV food porn

Food porn, dont’cha miss it? Back in the 90s, or thereabouts, Marks & Spencer was famous for its orgasmic food ads and now Sainsbury’s and trusty agency AMV/BBDO appears to be rehearsing the genre in this new campaign. Well it’s ...

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Mixed messages from UK retailers about the power of Christmas ads

So do Christmas ads help sales? There are mixed messages from the John Lewis Partnership which also owns upscale grocer Waitrose. Sales at department store business John Lewis rose nearly 15 per cent in the five weeks to Christmas, about ...

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