Marks & Spencer

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

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 its holiday-themed food. "Adventures in Surprises," the first film of the season, both whets the appetite and feeds party planning ideas.

Ad of the Day: Winged Fairies Spread Magic and Joy in Marks & Spencer’s Christmas Ad

John Lewis went the heartwarming, emotional route for Christmas, while Boots and

Gorgeous New Food Ad From Britain Will Make You Very, Very Hungry

It's kind of obvious why humans are obsessed with food. It's delicious. It makes us feel good. And well, it keeps us alive.

Adweek’s Top 5 Commercials of the Week

It's been a particularly strong week for commercials. But which one was the best?

Ad of the Day: Marks & Spencer Goes Down the Rabbit Hole in Opulent Christmas Spot

RKCR/Y&R's stylish pastiche of Alice in Wonderland, Aladdin and The Wizard of Oz for Marks & Spencer is something between a stagy English panto and a catwalk presentation.

4-Year-Old With Down Syndrome Stars in Marks & Spencer’s Christmas Campaign

Marks & Spencer's use of 4-year-old Seb White (at bottom right), a little boy with Down syndrome, in its Christmas ad and catalog this year is being hailed as a bold, and long overdue, step forward for the treatment and perception of people with disabilities. The news follows similar stories in the U.S., where Ryan Langston has been doing tons of catalog modeling and Valentina Guerrero fronted a whole American campaign from Spanish swimwear designer Dolores Cortés. I wouldn't have noticed Seb's disability if it hadn't been pointed out, which is the point. Plenty of people with disabilities are indistinguishable from the rest of us. Well, Seb does pull off a bow tie better than most, so there's one difference, I guess.

‘Tis the season for ‘sexist’ U.K. commercials

Considering how much advertising gets squeezed into the holiday season, life for the U.K.'s Advertising Standards Authority must be hell from October to mid-March. They're already fielding complaints about this […]