Christmas 2014: The High Street winners and the losers

We know that the High Street stores spend a fortune on their seasonal advertising campaigns. We can hardly avoid them to be honest. But have you ever wondered how much difference these thirty second theatrical pieces make to us, the consumer? Well according to figures the results are mixed. While John Lewis (whose use of… Read more »

Star Wars Episode VII set to be festive hit

  It looks like being an exciting festive period for film lovers as it’s been announced that Star Wars Episode VII will now hit cinemas in December 2015. JJ Abrams’ much-hyped new Star Wars film was originally set for summer 2015, but will now debut on 18 December worldwide, providing an early Christmas present for… Read more »

Wacky Championship that’s sure to be a real cracker!

Christmas shoppers getting your blood boiling? Already stressed about the kids descending on your house for the big day? Or maybe the thought of cooking for the in-laws is all too much? Well how about letting off a bit of steam at the annual World Christmas Cracker Throwing Championships? Snow kidding! This is an event that has… Read more »

The 2014 Christmas TV adverts have arrived – see them here!

It used to be the lights being switched on in the local shopping centre or a Salvation Army band playing carols in the street. But these days it seems it simply isn’t Christmas until one of the major shopping chains or drinks companies has released their annual festive TV advertising extravaganza. And as the battle for… Read more »