In the UK, the appearance of Christmas television ads from department stores and supermarket chains is a very big event, big enough so that the commercials themselves get extensive news coverage and analysis.
One of the most eagerly anticipated Christmas ads is the one for John Lewis, the department store chain. This year, John Lewis partnered with Waitrose Supermarkets to create an ad that features an excitable little dragon whose enthusiasm for the season sometimes, uh, misfires.
A while back I posted some of this year’s Christmas advertisements from the UK. Here are a few more:
My Favourite British Christmas Ad Ever
John Lewis, a chain of British high-end department stores, consistently produces some of the most memorable Christmas ads. The 2017 John Lewis advertisement is at the above link.
Here’s the ad John Lewis from 2014, which I think is their all-time best:
British supermarkets and department stores are famous for their lavish and creative Christmas advertisements. Here’s a sampling of some of the ads that have been released so far.
More to come.
Marks and Spencer
John Lewis, btw, is a department store chain in the UK.
And here’s the John Lewis Christmas ad for 2014:
John Lewis is a department store chain in the UK that was founded in 1864. Over the last few years, its annual Christmas commercial has become one of the brightest lights of the holiday season. This year’s is particularly charming.
You might get a little teary at the end.