Topic: Christmas

'Hurry Down the Chimney' Gets a Whole New Meaning With Kmart's Pregnant Dance Squad Moms-to-be show their moves in latest Joe Boxer ad

Last holiday season, Kmart clearly had a ball (or two) with its advertising. This year, it's all about bellies. In a nice upgrade from the retailer's spot featuring guys playing their…

December 1, 2014, 1:39 PM EST

Waitrose Skips the Whimsical but Still Warms Hearts in Its Christmas Ad And you might actually remember what's being advertised

Christmas storytelling is an annual rite of advertising one-upsmanship in Britain. But how can you weave a heart-warming tale while still keeping your product front and center? U.K. grocery chain Waitrose…

November 7, 2014, 11:10 AM EST

Don't Watch This Video From Star Wars' Christmas Special Unless You Must VideoWatch's Awesome Stupid Video of the Week

Chewbacca had a wife and kids. Han and Chewie are on their way to visit the Wookie planet for a big holiday. There's a reason George Lucas apparently doesn't like…

December 20, 2013, 12:37 PM EST

Santa's Brand Book Might Be One of the Agency World's Best Inside Jokes Quietroom crunches consumer insights for Kris Kringle

In an era of "personal brands," there's one man who clearly needs his own style guide and appropriate-use policies: Santa Claus. Stepping in to fill the gap is British agency…

December 12, 2013, 3:31 PM EST

Hallmark Apologizes and Stops Selling Ornament That Replaced 'Gay' With 'Fun' Pretty much pissed off everyone

Opinionated Internet users left, right and center are heating up like chestnuts roasting on an open fire over Hallmark’s decision to replace the word “gay” with “fun” in the Christmas…

November 1, 2013, 9:09 AM EDT

Alltel giving the same gifts for the holiday

Campbell-Ewald and Alltel give Chad and the gang the Rankin-Bass treatment in a suite of holiday spots. They're well done and diverting, but the approach seems strangely familiar. Oh right,…

November 18, 2008, 8:44 AM EST

Jennifer Hudson remains in Gap holiday ads

Speaking of the Gap, Jennifer Hudson has given her approval for the retailer to keep her image in its new holiday campaign, despite her recent family tragedy. Hudson was…

November 14, 2008, 9:38 AM EST

Gap not really getting us in a holiday mood

Holiday sales are projected to be way off this year, but Gap makes things worse with a yuletide Web video campaign called Merry Mix It. We get "unexpected" combinations…

November 14, 2008, 9:05 AM EST

U.S. getting its own atheism bus campaign

Atheists seem to have a thing for buses. We recently wrote about the bus ads in London which proclaimed, "There's probably no God. Now stop worrying and enjoy your…

November 13, 2008, 7:27 AM EST