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BBH Made a Onesie That Explains the Steps of Baby CPR Right on the Front

A star is born!The infant in this BBH London campaign for first aid awareness group St. John Ambulance is quite the thespian. Little Lucy turns in a powerful performance, plugging the availability—today only, Oct. 13—of a free babygrow (a kind of stretchy onesie) at select Tesco stores throughout the U.K.

Ad of the Day: Tesco Plays Matchmaker for Valentine’s Day With ‘Basket Dating’

Are you judging potential Valentines based on their … baskets? If so, British supermarket chain Tesco has the perfect campaign for you.BBH Live put out a call for a range of single folks—not actors—and asked what they'd put in their shopping baskets for a Friday night at home if they had £20 (about $30) to spend.

Tesco Ambushes Poor Shoppers in a Tricked-Out ‘Spookermarket’ for Halloween

Boy, a lot of creeps work at Tesco these days.Or so it would seem from BBH London's "Spookermarket" campaign, which includes an amusing 90-second hidden-camera video, shot in one of the British chain's stores.

72andSunny Takes a Global Role on Unilever’s Axe

Unilever's existing roster shops on Axe remain in place—including Bartle Bogle Hegarty, Lowe Ponce and R/GA—but newcomer 72andSunny is taking on a significant role.

Tesco, Britain’s Largest Grocer, Leaves Wieden + Kennedy for BBH

The London office of Bartle Bogle Hegarty is the new creative lead for Tesco, the U.K.'s largest retailer and one of the country's biggest ad spenders, at nearly $170 million a year.

Tesco Puts On an Insane Christmas Light Show, Proves Commitment to Holiday Spirit

The annual British Christmas ad wars are heating up, and Tesco wants people to know it's armed with lots of the obligatory bright lights and endearingly ridiculous ornaments.A new TV commercial from the supermarket chain and Wieden + Kennedy London dramatizes everyman preparations for the holiday—pulling tangled string lights out of the dusty attic, scaling a ladder with a wobbly reindeer, and grinning slack-jawed as a two-story inflatable Santa reaches full stature.

Bad Grammar Are Bad for Branding

Just in case you haven’t checked in a while, the English language continues a steady slide into the ditch—and it’s not just texting that’s to blame, it’s marketing. Whether online or on the packaging, brands seem to be forgetting the spelling and grammar we all supposedly learned in grade school.

5 Awesome Branded Twitter Plays of 2013

For the second year in a row, Twitter was the clear-cut conversation vehicle of the online world in 2013, and brands were constantly trying to raise the bar when it comes to capturing real-time engagement.

Adweek’s Top 5 Commercials of the Week

Thanksgiving may still be two weeks away, but the trickle of holiday commercials this week became a torrent, especially from retailers in Britain, who take their Christmas advertising responsibilities very seriously. 

Ad of the Day: Tesco Channels Old Home Movies in Nostalgic Christmas Spot

In Britain, where Christmas ads are a pretty big deal, the battle for this season's supremacy continues with the Tesco ad below, from Wieden + Kennedy in London. And it couldn't be more different from John Lewis's lavish animated production.