Christmas Adverts

WATCH: The Real Message Behind All Christmas Adverts

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Comedy

The true meaning of Christmas isn't magic and sparkle. As our run-through of 2013's biggest Christmas adverts shows... (Made for Huffington Post UK...

WATCH: And This Year's Funniest Christmas Advert Is...

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.12.2013 | UK Comedy

Call off the search! 2013's best Christmas advert has been found. It's only 20 seconds long, and it's for Aldi's own brand champagne. And we're ...

Is This The Best John Lewis Christmas Advert Spoof Yet?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.11.2013 | UK Comedy

Quite probably, yes. It's almost certainly the most vicious. Hurrah! A tip of the hat to those talented chaps Adam Kay and October Jones for this g...

WATCH: The Harvey Nichols Christmas Advert Will Make You Despair For Humanity

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.11.2013 | UK Comedy

Or at least the part of it that shops at Harvey Nichols. We know it's supposed to be tongue-in-cheek. But the Harvey Nichols Christmas advert may a...

LOOK: Harvey Nichols Tries Different Christmas Advert

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.11.2013 | UK

At least it makes a change from the sickly tone of its rivals' efforts. Posh department store Harvey Nichols has unveiled its new Christmas adv...

Is This 2013's Worst Christmas TV Advert?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.11.2013 | UK Comedy

In Britain, we have the John Lewis ad. In America, they have this. Yes, ladies and gentlemen, the true meaning of Christmas is men wiggling their ...

Is Lidl's Christmas Advert Offensive?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.11.2013 | UK

SEE ALSO: Lidl apologises for offensive transsexual advert UPDATE: The Advertising Standards Authority is deciding whether to launch an investigati...

Why It's Good When Brands Jump on Public Holidays

Sam Oakley | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech
Sam Oakley

I'm a fan of the Christmas advert. Some of the biggest brands in the world come together to compete, superbowl style, to create adverts that entertain and inspire (and sell of course).

WARNING: This 1981 Woolworths Christmas Ad Will Induce Nostalgia

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.11.2013 | UK Comedy

Remember when festive TV adverts weren't all about gothic weirdness or emotional manipulation? In short: remember when they were like this one abov...

The John Lewis Christmas Advert: A Breakdown

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 08.11.2013 | UK Comedy

A hare. A bear. A young woman singing an acoustic version of a smash hit pop song. Yes, John Lewis's 2013 Christmas advert has arrived. Here's a b...

Christmas Marketing and the Hysteria Illusion

Claire Shropshall | Posted 18.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Claire Shropshall

This Christmas, instead of battling fellow shoppers for the last cut price pigs in blankets, as advised by Aldi's 'once they're gone, they're gone' mantra, I'll be tuning out the avalanche of bile taking over the TV and radio waves and actually enjoying myself.

Advertisers Leave Dogs Out in the Cold Again This Christmas

Alice Wright | Posted 08.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Alice Wright

People are talking about one of the Morrisons' adverts this year for all the wrong reasons, because it shows a child giving his leftover Christmas pudding to the family dog. Nothing wrong there you might think, unless you know that the innocent Christmas pudding can be fatal to dogs.

Ad Review: Morrisons - For Your Christmas

Josh Okungbaiye | Posted 27.01.2013 | UK
Josh Okungbaiye

Although the advert does have some faults I still think it was well executed in terms of its messaging and aesthetic direction. Just remember that some of our mothers may be stressed out about Christmas, but at least they can find comfort in the fact that Mother's day is well on its way.