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Kohl's Christmas Ad Warms Hearts With a Tender Twist For some, decorating is a gift

Man, this holiday season is all about forcing me to confront my unfair assumptions. Kohl's delivers with an ad that starts out with a photogenic couple decking out an apartment…

November 18, 2013, 7:56 AM EST

Baileys Updates The Nutcracker in Star-Studded Christmas Ad Ledwidge, Millepied and Royal Ballet dancers

Baileys becomes the latest big-name marketer to place an epic holiday spot under the tree with BBH London's modern take on Tchaikovsky's seasonal ballet The Nutcracker. We're treated to a…

November 15, 2013, 8:59 AM EST

12 Christmas Presents for $12 Sounds Like a Whole Lot of B.S., and It Is Cards Against Humanity's holiday stunt

You're not going to believe this bullshit. Cards Against Humanity created this holiday promotion called Holiday Bullshit, where they promised to send anyone 12 random gifts for $12. And they…

November 14, 2013, 3:11 PM EST

Ad of the Day: Kmart Finds a Completely Evil Way to Push Layaway Program What would Satan do?

Each year, as the holidays draw near, you can depend on Kmart to start rolling out ads for its reserve-now, pay-incrementally layaway program. (In fact, Kmart couldn't even wait for…

November 14, 2013, 1:55 PM EST

Twitter Self-Serve Ads Expand to U.K., Ireland and Canada Just in time for the holidays, and the post IPO revenue push

Twitter has opened its self-service ads platform to small businesses in United Kingdom, Ireland and Canada today, six months after debuting the same offer domestically. The system allows brands to bid…

November 14, 2013, 11:10 AM EST

NBA Stars Play 'Jingle Bells' With the Most Festive 3-Point Shooting Ever Jingle all the way

NBA stars are a festive bunch, with great timing to boot. They need both in the league's holiday campaigns. Last year, Dwyane Wade, Carmelo Anthony, Dwight Howard, Russell Westbrook and…

November 14, 2013, 7:37 AM EST

Young Ruffian Gets in the Holiday Spirit in Mother's Christmas Ad for Boots He's full of surprises

Joining the slew of British Christmas commercials, Mother London made this neat ad for pharmacy chain Boots, in which a surly-looking youth runs around town leaving gifts for people who've…

November 12, 2013, 12:28 PM EST

Ad of the Day: Tesco Channels Old Home Movies in Nostalgic Christmas Spot Clark Griswold would be proud

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…

November 11, 2013, 2:05 PM EST

Ad of the Day: John Lewis Animates Its Latest Christmas Spectacular A bear, a hare and a gift to share

British retailer John Lewis is known for its unique Christmas campaigns, which are always much anticipated and always sentimental. Its latest holiday work from adam&eveDDB hit YouTube and the brand's…

November 8, 2013, 12:26 PM EST

Cadbury Captures the Christmas Joy of Unwrapping Everything in Sight Fallon London sets kids loose

Britain's tradition of creating ads that deftly capture the holiday spirit continues with this spot by Fallon London for Cadbury, which bundles an entire neighborhood in purple wrapping paper. As…

November 8, 2013, 9:52 AM EST