Marketing Campaigns: Funny Christmas Advertisements

by Amandine Bouinot
Not everyone likes Christmas. Marketers know this, and some of them have decided to target those people. A bit of culture before the entertainment… Every year, on the 25th December, Christian countries are celebrating Christmas values. I think most of us really love Christmas for its magical spirit; all those lights, those gifts wrapped in a glittering paper that we are delight ...Read the full article

John Lewis Christmas Advert 2012 - The Journey

Watch the new John Lewis Christmas TV advert that celebrates the extra mile we all go to at Christmas to find the perfect gift. Called 'The Journey', the new advert opens in a family's snow-covered garden, with children making a snowman and snowwoman. When the snowman has mysteriously disappeared the next morning, the audience is transported to a magical world, following the determined snowman on an epic journey across river, mountain, road and city. The motive for the snowman's journey isn't revealed until the last scene, when we see him return on Christmas morning. The ad is set to a cover of Frankie Goes to Hollywood's 'Power of Love' sung by Gabrielle Aplin, a 20 year old singer signed to Parlophone Records who has already released three EPs through her own record label, has amassed over 12 million YouTube views, and has her debut album scheduled for release in 2013. Download the single on iTunes here:

Canal Plus France Christmas November 2013

Canal Plus's Christmas campaign for 2013 with a one year promotional price of EURO €19.80 a month.

The Harvey Nichols 'Sorry I Spent It On Myself' Gift Collection

As the season of gifting and goodwill falls upon us, Harvey Nichols has released the perfect Gift Collection - just in time for Christmas. There's something for everyone; an Elastic Band Gift set for Mum; Genuine Wire Sponge for Dad; and nothing quite says Merry Christmas like a packet of Authentic Lincolnshire Gravel. #SpentItOnMyself The full 'Sorry, I Spent It On Myself' Gift Collection will be available from all Harvey Nichols stores and online at from Wednesday 27 November.

A Harvey Nichols Christmas 2013 -- Sorry, I Spent It On Myself

'Tis the season for self-indulgence! This Christmas, a little something for them means a bigger something for you. So whilst shopping at Harvey Nichols for the festive season why not pick up a pack of Toothpicks to gift a loved one, and perhaps a pair of Louboutins for yourself (what else are you going to wear to the Christmas party?) Christmas cooks will thank you for a See-Through Glass Salt Cellar (salt not included) and show your appreciation for their hard work by looking seriously stylish for Christmas lunch in a new Lanvin dress. Plus, nothing says Merry Christmas quite like a packet of Authentic Lincolnshire Gravel; so give the gift that keeps on giving whilst treating yourself to a little something too Make your wish list at #SpentItOnMyself The full 'Sorry, I Spent It On Myself' Gift Collection is available from all Harvey Nichols stores and online now.

Show Your Joe

The song says "Jingle all the way". We take that seriously. Ring in the holidays this year with Joe Boxer from Kmart.

A Merry Hunt

written & directed by MAURICE TROUWBORST produced by CAKE hunter by DAVE LUZA d.o.p. MENNO MANS camera ass. DJANGO DE GROOT grip FRANS LEIWAKABESSY licht ALEXANDER GROOTGESCHAPEN sound design & music NIELS DEN OTTER @ AUDENTITY visual fx THAUMAR @ SHOSHO scanning & grading by CONDOR thanks to: Wijnand Hazeleger, Dhr Klein Tessink, L Jaspers, Niels Bonekamp, Boeschoten, Staatsbosbeheer NO ANIMALS WERE HARMED.