All The Christmas Adverts 2014

by ChinaBambi

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The annual onslaught of heart-breaking Christmas adverts is well and truly underway.

John Lewis appeared to be leading the saccharin stakes last week, but Monty the Penguin has soon been eclipsed by Sainsbury’s mighty campaign harking back to World War I.

Released after Remembrance Day, the advert follows the events of the Christmas Day truce in 1914 when British and German soldiers played football together.

Like the John Lewis, Boots and Waitrose adverts, it keeps product placement minimal in a bid to push its heart-warming message.

 

Sainsburys

The supermarket chain has teamed up with The Royal British Legion to create an advert inspired by the Christmas truce of World War I. It has very little to do with Sainsbury’s, but a nondescript biscuit and chocolate bar do feature.

John Lewis

The highly-anticipated annual John Lewis advert garnered more than 4.6 million YouTube views before it even aired on TV. The heart-warming advert features a young boy who finds his penguin friend Monty a mate for Christmas.

Mark’s & Spencer

Forget about the pictures of mouth-watering Christmas puddings, this year’s advert follows two fairies as they try to match make a couple to a version of Nat King Cole’s “Fly Me to the Moon”. M&S dazzled the nation with two secret fairies blessing the nation with small gifts of kindness to spread the social awareness a week before the advert aired and then everyone realised who the fairies were! AW

Waitrose

Waitrose has eschewed selling a consumerist dream, and chosen instead to focus on its employee-owned ethos. The advert sees a little girl putting a lot of care into making gingerbread for a school Christmas fair, with the strap-line “when you own something, you care a little more”.

Aldi

Ever keen to prove it’s not all about the low-priced European imports, Aldi’s Christmas advert showcases some of its more expensive trimmings including champagne and smoked salmon blinis.

Debenhams

The department store’s unashamedly consumer-focused advert features children wreaking havoc on the shop floor in search of their longed-for presents.

Boots

The Boots advert features a girl who returns from her gap year as a surprise for her Mum who is a nurse working on Christmas day. It has minimal references to Boots and ends with the strapline ‘because she’s special’.

Tesco

Get your lights out and your hats on. It’s Christmas and Tesco will be there with you every step of the way.

Littlewoods

Join Myleene at an amazing bazaar as she is summoned from the lamp to give her Littlewoods Touch.

Very


Very.co.uk Christmas ad shows spirited and fun brand ambassador – Fearne Cotton and her friends, magically brought to life by a shooting star, and emerging from a fashion magazine on Christmas Eve.
Enjoy as a miniature Fearne and her friends explore a magical Christmas Wonderland and discover the amazing range of gifts.

Sky

An unsuspecting family go on a tour through some of the biggest blockbusters in Sky’s most ambitious advert to date, featuring Frozen, The Lego Movie and Muppets Most Wanted.

Coca – Cola

Some say it’s only really Christmas when the Coca Cola “Holidays are Coming” advert gets released on TV. TOTALLY AGREE! This year, the beverage giant has released another feel-good advert featuring the song “Make Someone Happy” by American jazz singer Jimmy Durante.

Source: You Tube & The Independent

So there you have it, all the Christmas adverts for this year! For me Sky is my fav with the family entering different TV shows/films and becoming characters of those.. M&S for the social media trend with gifts of kindness across the country.. and of course the very cute Monty the penguin! Not forgetting the famous Coca-Cola.. it isn’t Christmas till you see that!

Enjoy this festive season everyone!

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