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Topic: Holidays

Ad of the Day: A Boy's Christmas Wish Comes True in This Lovely Coca-Cola Film

Building a bridge to Santa

Coca-Cola isn't producing a new Christmas commercial for the U.S. market this year (it's doing some festive packaging instead) but has produced an impressive cinematic short film in Brazil that…

Infographic: Inside the Minds and Motivations of Today's Charitable Donors

74% prefer giving to local nonprofits over global causes

The year-end holidays mark a time of increased mindfulness around charitable giving. DDB U.S. gathered data on over 6,000 U.S. adults regarding habits, trends and values of those who made…

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…

For Hallmark Channel, Christmas Is the Most Wonderful (and Lucrative) Time of the Year

Network airs 8 weeks of around-the-clock holiday programming

Now that Thanksgiving is over, most networks are preparing to roll out their Christmas-themed shows and specials for December. But Hallmark Channel is way ahead of them. The cable network's…

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…

Ad of the Day: KFC's 'Friendship Bucket Test' Is Like a Deep-Fried Newlywed Game

BBH's holiday work zeroes in on friends, not festivities

Nothing says friendship over the holidays like a heaping bucket of KFC chicken. That's the premise, more or less, of BBH London's "Friendship Bucket Test" for the brand's U.K. and Ireland operations.…

Creator of Beanie Babies Just Made Its First-Ever TV Spot, for This Brand-New Product

Meet the Peek-A-Boos

Beanie Babies, introduced in 1991, were once the hottest toys in the world. Yet they managed to get so popular without benefiting from a single TV commercial (aside from a…

J. Crew and American Girl Embrace Social Commerce Ads for the Holidays

Retailers continue to bet big on digital

Add J. Crew and American Girl to the list of retailers betting big with their holiday campaigns on ad units launched by Facebook and Instagram. J.Crew bought Instagram ads that include…

Ad of the Day: Santa Gets a Naughty Visitor in Droga5's Comical Christmas Ad for Coach

Now he'll have to check the list a third time

Santa abuse is not a common theme of Christmas commercials, but it certainly leaves a mark in this amusing Coach spot from Droga5 and director Matt Aselton of Arts &…

Sorry, Britain, but This Lovely Christmas Ad From Spain Is the One to Watch This Year

Leo Burnett's short lottery film

Britain was the country that turned Christmas into an advertising showcase. But this year, a Spanish ad from Leo Burnett Madrid might just beat anything the U.K. turns out. The holiday…

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