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Christmas ads 2017; part two

More of the best Christmas brand story telling. Here’s some more of the best ads of the season from the usual suspects and a few others. Check out the different brand approaches to make us laugh, cry and potentially buy from them. Boots – Show…

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Personality rich brand storytelling. Mirry Christmus from Air NZ.

Air New Zealand’s sweet Christmas ad. Just about every brand is trying to leverage Christmas and stay top of mind. The big retailers are all trying to outdo each other with their Christmas TVCs. It’s also the time of year when many of us are…

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Christmas ads 2016: The different approaches to brand storytelling

Can you believe it’s that crazy time of year again? Once again the big brands are fighting to stay top of mind and relevant. For retail brands, this is the key time of the year where they need to enhance their connection with their customers…

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Kangarudolph – Truly Deeply gets a little Xmas spirit

Think ‘Six white boomers’ meets haunted showground meets crusty old Santa – we call him Kangarudolph and he’s greeting our guests to the TD studio with a little Christmas spirit.

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Vinomofo's Christmas cringe

As regular readers of the Madly Blog will be familiar with, we’ve been full of praise for Vinomofo’s bold use of language. It has not only disrupted the category, it has an emotional bond with its audience that most brands would be envious of. But…

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When brands come to life

Our friends on Fast Company are running a story on the worlds busiest Santa, which is worth a watch, specially this time of year.

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Christmas 2014: The brands that emotionally connect with us

Retailers are all scrambling to remind us that Christmas is just around the corner. For most, this is the key time of the year where they need to enhance their connection with their customers to stay top of mind and maximise their share of wallet.…

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TAC creates a powerful Christmas brand gesture

With Christmas just around the corner, brands everywhere are fighting for our attention. Amongst the Christmas clutter, the TAC created a powerful pop up display in the city that helped create a deep and enduring impact.

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Brands spreading Christmas cheer

Every year, we hear wonderful stories of brands and individuals looking to spread a little Christmas Cheer through unique brand experiences.  From creating elaborate lighting and figure displays designed to engage with potential customers, to hosting Carols aimed at connecting with the local community, many…

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Harrods and Hermès; a clever brand gesture, a great brand partnership

We always love to share a great brand gesture, especially when it adds to the brand experience for the audience and creates a mutually beneficial brand partnership. Harrods of London and Hermès have developed a great brand gesture that unites two brands beautifully as well…

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Truly Deeply designs 'Inspired Gift Cards' – a new brand for gift giving

Today we proudly unveil our new brand identity design for Inspired Gift Cards. A new Australian online retailer, Inspired Gift Cards provides an innovative solution to the gift-giving headache, and is just in time for Christmas!

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Merry Christmas and The Santa Brand

Wishing you and yours a truly, deeply festive season from all of us. It is that time of the year when the age old question is asked by children all over the world, do you believe in Santa? Santa is an amazing brand in many…

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