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Topic: Thanksgiving

Infographic: Brands Went All Out With In-App Ads Over Thanksgiving

As shoppers took to their smartphones

Every year, more and more people are opting to skip the long in-store lines that mark the holiday shopping season in favor of buying directly from their smartphones—and, as a…

Facebook and Other Digital Ad Sellers Saw Double-Digit Gains on Black Friday and Thanksgiving

Big lift compared to last year

Digital advertisers spent 17.9 percent more on Black Friday and 13.8 percent more on Thanksgiving compared to last year, according to AdRoll's data. Its findings are based on cross-client numbers…

FXX Promotes Simpsons 600 Marathon With Thanksgiving Imagery and Snapchat Filters

13-day event begins on Thursday

FXX wants to make sure you have plenty of "D'oh!" on hand this Thanksgiving. To promote its Simpsons 600 Marathon, which features the first 600 episodes of The Simpsons and kicks…

These Were November's Buzziest Topics on Facebook

Paris attacks, holidays dominated conversation

When Facebook rolled out safety features during the recent Paris attacks, folks fired off a slew of comments about the news on the platform, showing that the Menlo Park, Calif.-based…

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…

This American Greetings Ad Nails Why Everyone Should Be More Thankful This Thanksgiving

Brand emphasizes niceness

Earlier this year, American Greetings worked with agency Mullen Lowe to create the ThankList, a campaign that is meant to encourage gratitude and be a remedy for what some see as an…

Stove Top's Millennial Hipster Pilgrim Implores You to Eat Stuffing All Day Every Day

Or at least, not just on Thanksgiving

It must be frustrating to be a brand whose product is so closely associated with a single holiday that it seems odd to have it any other time. Stove Top…

Here’s Why the Spectacle of Holiday Windows Is Still Crucial for Brands

Tradition builds good will and foot traffic

Dozens of heads, torsos and rows of various dismembered limbs hang on the walls of a storage room in Spaeth Design's Queens, N.Y., office. They are labeled—'Macy's, '99, Fat Man'—…

#TBT: A Look Back at TV's Must-Watch Thanksgiving Promo Leftovers

Networks have aired some truly odd stuff over the years

This week's look back to television treasures of yore goes beyond Throwback Thursday. It's Throwback Thanksgiving! While we usually focus on unearthing memorable (for better and for worse) TV promos, an…

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