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Food & Beverage

Coca-Cola's 'Share a Coke' Campaign Gets Festive With Holiday Names on Bottles

Santa, his reindeer and more

Coca-Cola isn't releasing a new Christmas commercial for the U.S. market this year, choosing instead to recycle the "Make Someone Happy" spot from last year. But to make up for…

Stove Top's Millennial Hipster Pilgrim Implores You to Eat Stuffing All Day Every Day

Or at least, not just on Thanksgiving

It must be frustrating to be a brand whose product is so closely associated with a single holiday that it seems odd to have it any other time. Stove Top…

This Marks & Spencer Ad Is a Winter Wonderland of Sparkling Edibles

Raising the bar for perfectionist holiday hosts

You won't find kitschy stockings and hardened fruitcakes at a Marks & Spencer home. Building on its "Adventures in ..." campaign, the British retailer is launching a multifilm series to showcase…

How Slurpee Made Real 3-D Cups From the Soundwaves of Its Radio Ads

Burnett makes marketing you can drink from

If you could drink a Slurpee out of anything, would you choose a plastic cup modeled from the soundwaves of a radio ad? To celebrate Australia's Bring Your Own Cup Day—a…

Pizza Hut's Ridiculous Triple Treat Box Gets a Ridiculous Ad to Match, With a Surprise Guest

Reindeer not included

At first blush, it might look like a trio of neatly stacked compartments of fat, salt and calories. But the new Pizza Hut Triple Treat Box is actually a miniature…

How Johnsonville and Uber Got Grandmas in Little Car-Houses to Deliver Sausages in Chicago

Sausage Nonnas had a busy Sunday

If you saw three little houses screaming down the Dan Ryan expressway in Chicago on Sunday, being pulled by pickup trucks, with real Italian grandmas on board, ready to deliver…

Say Sorry for Dressing Up Your Cat at the Holidays, With Temptations Cat Treats

Overdecorated felines star in comic ads

There aren't too many ways to mitigate the confusion, embarrassment and despair your cat may feel upon being dressed up in festive costumes, photographed and paraded about on human social…

Oreo Gets Into the Trend of Adult Coloring With Holiday Packaging You Can Draw On

'Wonderfilled' becomes 'Colorfilled'

If you weren't aware, coloring books for adults are enjoying a bit of a renaissance—as they offer a playful framework for both creativity and anxiety/stress reduction. And brands, of course,…

Jack Daniel's Toasts Frank Sinatra on Instagram, and Hopes You Will Too

Social contest for singer's centennial

Start spreadin' the news. The next round of Jack is on Frank. Jack Daniel's celebrates the 100th birthday of its most famous fan, Frank Sinatra—who passed away 17 years ago, and…

George Clooney Is Finally Pitching Nespresso in the U.S., With Help From Danny DeVito

Coffee brand imports its quirky charm from overseas

George Clooney has starred in Nespresso ads in Europe and other international markets since 2006. (We've covered a lot of those campaigns, which have often paired the Oscar winner with…