The time is finally here when the boss of all ads are released, A.K.A, Christmas ads. The battle for the most popular Christmas commercial is happening right now as the mighty brands pour in millions of dollars to make their campaign stand out from the rest!
From Mrs. Claus helping out a cheeky little boy to Buster the boxer all the ads are designed to catch our eye, lighten our wallets and help get our shopping lists ready.
Here’s a round-up of the Top 10 Christmas commercials from across the globe.
1. John Lewis – #BustertheBoxer
The brand has become synonymous with festive marketing, John Lewis’s ad was watched and shared by millions across the globe. This TVC is bound to make you laugh out loud!
2. Marks & Spencer – Christmas with Love from Mrs. Claus.
The British high street brand has cast Mrs.Claus as an elegant, stylish woman who roams around delivering gifts in a big red helicopter instead of the age-old sleigh. The advert will definitely pull your heartstrings.
3. Burberry – The Tale of Thomas Burberry
The Luxury brand takes Christmas to a grandiose level. The high-end retailer has spent a whopping £10 million on the 3 minute- film. Feast your eyes on it here!
4. Sainsbury’s – The Greatest Gift
The Supermarket chain’s Christmas ad received 13.4 million views, the TVC is a short 3-minute animated video that has a catchy soundtrack sung by James Corden.
5. Heathrow Airport – Coming home for Christmas
The tale of a pair of adorable elderly teddy bears returning home to their loved ones for the Christmas festivities and their journey through the airport.
6. Aldi – Kevin the Carrot
The discount supermarket, Aldi’s cheeky advertising trend continues with its own Kevin – the carrot character and portrays a funny retelling of ‘The Night Before Christmas’.
7. Waitrose – Home for Christmas
The upmarket grocer shows the story of a red-breast bird’s adventures to return home for one of Waitrose’s popular mince pies.
8. Boots – The Gift of Beauty
The Pharmacist and Beauty retailer has a women-centric advert this year for Christmas, mainly the 500,000 who spend their Christmas working away and giving a few of them a make-over.
9. Amazon Prime – A Priest and Imam meet for a cup of tea
The online retailer’s ad was loved by millions across the globe and was shared simultaneously as it promotes a message of peace and harmony amongst believers of different religions. The commercial will definitely catch your eye.
10. Apple – Frankie’s Holiday
The tech giant, Apple’s Frankies Holiday received over 7.4 million views. The story of Frankenstein’s monster befriending a little girl who gives him a chance was a big hit with the audience.
What are your thoughts about the Top 10 Christmas Ads? Is there any TVC you’d like to add to this list? Let us know in the comments below.
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