John Lewis

Why We Hired The 18-Year-Old Behind That Spoof John Lewis Advert

Sophie Raine | Posted 08.11.2016 | UK
Sophie Raine

In an increasingly competitive landscape, the creative industry needs to adopt a more inclusive mindset, otherwise they run the risk of not discovering the stars of tomorrow. Nick's story highlights a need for agencies to rethink their recruitment strategy.

This Year's John Lewis Christmas Ad Song Has Been Revealed

The Huffington Post | Daniel Welsh | Posted 07.11.2016 | UK Entertainment

The song featuring in this year’s John Lewis Christmas advert has reportedly been revealed, ahead of the full clip’s debut. It has been claimed th...

Student Who Fooled The Internet With Fake John Lewis Ad Is Offered A Job

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 07.11.2016 | UK Universities & Education

The student who fooled the Internet with his amazing spoof John Lewis Christmas ad has been offered a job after impressing advertising bosses. 18-yea...

This A Level Student’s Fake John Lewis Christmas Ad Has The Internet Completely Fooled

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 07.11.2016 | UK Universities & Education

People love the John Lewis Christmas advert - every year we wait eagerly to happy-cry at the retailer’s festive creation. So when an adorable snow ...

Argos Just Beat John Lewis By Launching Its Christmas Ad Early

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 31.12.2016 | UK

Argos has beaten John Lewis to become the first major brand to launch its Christmas advertising campaign this year. The catalogue and digital retailer...

John Lewis Launches £450 Christmas Tree Styling Service

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 14.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle

For some decorating the Christmas tree is one of the most eagerly anticipated calendar events in the year - armed with baubles and bubbly and bundles ...

Finding your Zen | Interior and Exterior

Rae Duke | Posted 10.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Rae Duke

The term that best encapsulates the dots I am trying to join up here - spirituality and home design - is well being: that is our 'elephant'. Whether it's the thread count of the Egyptian cotton sheets you're sleeping on, your newfound yoga addiction, or unquenchable prayer/meditation habit that keeps you sane, we're all essentially doing the same thing when it comes to these lifestyle choices.

Woman Collapses And Dies In Renowned London Store

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 21.05.2016 | UK

Shoppers were horrified after a woman collapsed and died in an iconic London store despite efforts to save her. The woman, in her 60s, collapsed in Pe...

Mum 'Told To Leave' John Lewis Because Of Toddler's Tantrum

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 07.03.2016 | UK Parents

A mother has claimed she was told to leave a John Lewis store because her daughter was having a tantrum. Lindsay Robinson, 36, from Prestwich, was...

Louise Ridley

Meet The Guy Who Spends Nine Months A Year Making The John Lewis Christmas Advert | Louise Ridley | Posted 29.11.2015 | UK

Christmas is a time of intense relief for the man behind the John Lewis adverts. Ben Priest, 47, has been working on this year's ad, the Man On The...

Aldi Christmas Advert Takes Down John Lewis 'The Man On The Moon'

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 26.11.2015 | UK

Budget store Aldi has responded to John Lewis' Christmas advert/major cultural event with a spoof version. The Aldi ad opens with an elderly man s...

Liam Gallagher 'Brands Noel A Sell-Out', Over John Lewis Ad

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 22.11.2015 | UK Entertainment

Liam Gallagher has reportedly branded his brother, and former bandmate, Noel a “sell-out” for allowing one of their songs to be used in the latest...

Behind The Christmas Glitter Here Is The Tragic Reality Of That John Lewis Advert

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 20.11.2015 | UK

John Lewis' Christmas advert told the story of an old man on the Moon, casting his eye down at the world below and connecting unexpectedly with a youn...

On The Moon.

Caragh Little | Posted 16.11.2016 | UK
Caragh Little

It's inevitable. It's become an annual event, arriving as Remembrance ends: the Christmas adverts are suddenly dominant on TV schedules. The debate ...

Retailers Jostle for Space in the Christmas Advertising Market

Vic Davies | Posted 12.11.2016 | UK
Vic Davies

It used to be that Christmas had arrived in advertising terms when the Coca Cola 'holidays are coming' truck chugged on to our TV screens. Not anymore...

Sainsbury's Christmas Ad 'Beats John Lewis Hands Down'

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 13.11.2015 | UK

The verdict is in: Sainsbury's Christmas advert has taken on the goliath that is John Lewis and won - if initial reaction is anything to go by. It ...

The Commodification of Loneliness

Patrick Lonergan | Posted 09.11.2016 | UK Entertainment
Patrick Lonergan

John Lewis has said that the purpose of the ad is to raise awareness of the elderly and the importance of being together at Christmas through "thoughtful gift giving". But, in an age of intense commercialism, does the ad have mixed messages?

Christmas Commercials: Please, Someone Give Us a Break

Paul Marshall | Posted 08.11.2016 | UK Entertainment
Paul Marshall

For my sins (I've atoned for them now) I used to be in advertising. One of the very first ads my brother and I ever created (the responsibility M'Lu...

Students Mock John Lewis's £7m Ad With A Budget Version That's Actually Better

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 09.11.2015 | UK Universities & Education

A group of art students has made a £700 parody of John Lewis' Christmas advert to mock the retailer's £7m budget, and remind us all Christmas isn't ...

No One Should Have No One

Samantha Nicklin | Posted 06.11.2016 | UK
Samantha Nicklin

Loneliness is a feeling rather than a specific situation so is an intensely personal problem. Many older people live alone and don't feel lonely at all, whilst others are surrounded by family and friends and feel desperately lonely.

The Parody Is Strong With This One.

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 06.11.2015 | UK Comedy

Once again, people across the nation have become sick of the John Lewis Christmas advert within a matter of hours. Luckily, we've got all sorts of fun...

Watch: John Lewis Christmas Advert 2015

The Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 06.11.2015 | UK

The wait for the John Lewis Christmas advert is finally over, with the retail giant delivering a tear-jerking and worthy reel for this year's festive ...

'Gogglebox' Gets One Of TV's Biggest Honours

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 06.11.2015 | UK Entertainment

‘Gogglebox’ has been given the honour of having the all-new John Lewis Christmas advert make its debut during one of its commercial breaks. REA...

Lack Of Affordable Housing Forces Elderly Brits To Live On The Moon

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 06.11.2015 | UK Comedy

Pension changes, tax credit cuts and the lack of affordable housing are forcing the elderly to move further and further away from home, according to v...

We Just Made The John Lewis Christmas Advert 1,000x Better

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.11.2015 | UK Comedy

Sorry John Lewis, but we think we've just made your Christmas advert much, much better. Feel free to give us a call for next year's ad. (Created fo...