Advertisement

New Facebook Policy Bans Private Gun Sales From Its Platform and Instagram

Social giant's measure is global

The National Rifle Association has nearly 4.7 million fans on Facebook, but the pro-guns organization probably isn't the biggest fan of Facebook tonight. The social networking company revealed on Friday evening…

Penningtons Has a Hit With a Full-Figured Yogi Who Puts Your Shaky Headstand to Shame

Who says plus-size women can't do yoga?

Canadian clothing company Penningtons is the latest among a growing number of brands waving the body-positive banner. Its most recent activewear spot, created by lg2, showcases a bad-ass plus-size woman…

Why Do You Get a 2-Foot-Long Receipt for a Pack of Chewing Gum?

We set out to solve a retail mystery

As shoppers troop off to buy gifts for the holiday season, ringing up an estimated $877 billion, most of them will go home not just with their purchases, but also…

This Food Retailer Is Celebrating a 'Gender Free Christmas' for Kids With an Adorable Ad

Ungendered toys for all

Système U, the fourth-largest food retail group in France, is tackling bigger issues than hoverboard stockage in its holiday catalog this year. With a new campaign from TBWA, it's asking:…

Amazon Goes for Prime Cuteness in This New Commercial With a Super Tiny Horse

Our pupils are still dilated

Amazon cutes its way into our hearts with this new spot, in which a tiny horse has trouble making friends. The story here is similar enough to Rudolph the Red-Nosed…

This Touching Costa Rican Ad Reminds Us Great Gifts Don't Have to Cost a Fortune

It's the thought that counts. Isn't it?

For Gollo, the biggest retail chain in Costa Rica, McCann gives us "Frozen," a charming little spot that depicts how a small gift can last a lifetime ... or even…

Here Are 5 Things VTech Must Do After Its Holidays Data Horror

Hackers exposed 6.4 million children's profiles

'Twas the nightmare before Christmas. Apologies to Hollywood director Tim Burton, but VTech's current public-relations disaster is one of the scariest holiday marketing tales of all time. The toy seller is…

Toys 'R' Us Makes a Poignant Christmas Ad About a Gift That's Better Than Any Toy

Can you guess what?

Toys "R" Us is making a heartwarming addition to the Christmas ad file. The new commercial, from BBDO Atlanta, opens with sweet footage of a father and his young son preparing…

See the Dark and Controversial Christmas Ad From Germany That Has Everyone Talking

How far would you go for family time?

Here's a candidate for either the saddest, or the most ridiculous, Christmas ad of 2015. With help from Jung von Matt, which created its smashing "Supergeil" ad last year, German supermarket chain…

UPDATE: Target Says Cyber Monday Traffic Has Been 'Twice as High as Our Busiest Day Ever'

Retailer explains site crash

Target and PayPal have both experienced temporary Internet shutdowns today, seemingly because of a flood of consumer traffic. It's unclear exactly how long the outages occurred, but the blackouts lingered…

Advertisement
Advertisement