Tag Archives: Waitrose

Waitrose charity Xmas ad is a risk – but other UK retailers take a bigger one with their insular outlook

As the Christmas advertising hits our TV screens it’s interesting to see Waitrose go completely off piste and abandon the competition for the most expensive production. I’ve read some mutterings about whether this is wise or not but one outcome ...

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Waitrose axes fancy Christmas ad for good causes – take that John Lewis!

Well here’s a funny thing. Waitrose, owned by John Lewis, has decided to axe its expected all-singing-and-dancing Christmas ad in favour of donating an extra £600,000 to charity, which it claims it will save on production costs. Although it still ...

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Leo Burnett snaps up £50m Co-op account

Retail’s the story of the moment for UK ad agencies with Tesco’s £110m pitch lumbering into gear, the John Lewis account powering Adam & Eve into a £60m deal with Omnicom’s DDB London and now the Co-op switching its £50m ...

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