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Topic: John Lewis

adam&eveDDB Wins Creative Effectiveness Grand Prix at Cannes for 'Monty the Penguin'

W+K, Droga5, Heat, MullenLowe win for U.S.

CANNES, France—The charming CGI penguin Monty, who stole the world's collective heart in the John Lewis holiday campaign from 2014, has scored adam&eveDDB London the 2016 Creative Effectiveness Grand Prix…

Why Aren't Christmas Ads as Big a Deal in the U.S. as They Are in the U.K.?

American stores just can't pull our heartstrings like the Europeans can

Like many Americans, Devra Pyrwes has watched the beautifully produced Christmas films posted online by U.K. retailers John Lewis and Sainsbury's. And like many Americans, Pyrwes got emotional watching the…

Shiseido's Gender-Shifting Makeup Ad Wins Grand Prix in Film at Epica Awards

Mini, John Lewis and ElaN Languages also take top honors

BERLIN, Germany—Major marketers Mini Cooper and John Lewis shared the stage with little-known upstarts Shiseido and ElaN Languages in accepting Grand Prix honors from the Epica Awards. The France-based award show,…

Ad of the Day: John Lewis Cheers Up the Man on the Moon in Lovely Christmas Ad

The year's most anticipated holiday spot rolls out in Britain

The most eagerly anticipated ad of the holiday season—and probably the year—rolled out Friday, as British retailer John Lewis unveiled its latest heartwarming Christmas commercial, heading to the moon for…

Ad of the Day: A Star Is Born in This Adorable 'Tiny Dancer' Spot From John Lewis

Meet adam&eveDDB's reckless ballerina

Advertising has a new pint-size star this morning, as London agency adam&eveDDB has rolled out an excellent new commercial for John Lewis' home insurance unit featuring an amusingly passionate little…

Adam&eveDDB Takes Home the Film Craft Grand Prix for 'Monty the Penguin'

TBWA scores gold for the U.S.

CANNES, France—John Lewis' clever, adorable and beautifully made "Monty the Penguin" spot snagged the top prize in the Film Craft contest at the Cannes Lions festival here tonight, giving London…

What Were the Best Ads of 2014? Join #AdweekChat Today to Share Your Picks

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The end of the year is always an exciting time to look back at the funniest, most powerful and truly innovative advertising that emerged in the past 12 months.  We've already…

Christmas Comes Early for Brands on YouTube

Pre-Thanksgiving commercials get a boost

Three major holiday commercials have already won Christmas, according to this week’s Adweek/VidIQ top 10 list. Sainsbury’s World War I spot (which was based on actual reports and letters) grabbed the…

Save the Children Spot Gets Another Run on YouTube Thanks to Ashton Kutcher

This touching video grabs the celeb's attention

Eight months since making waves in the advertising world, Save the Children's "Most Shocking Second a Day" public service announcement on YouTube gained new steam on this week's Adweek/VidIQ top 10…

There's Already a Parody of the John Lewis Penguin Ad, and It's Painfully Hilarious

A darker take on an adorable spot

This year's John Lewis Christmas ad was released today, and it's super good—it'll be hard for anyone to top. And in one of the quickest turnarounds ever, Redshirt Films has…

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