England really gets into the advertising spirit every holiday season. Unfortunately, this year’s crop of ads has been underwhelming. Three spots, including this one, have even been labelled as “sexist.”
As least Harvey Nicks gives women a reason to shop, and me, lasers.
Ad agency: Adam & Eve/DDB.
- Verizon and unions representing 39,000 workers have reached an agreement that should end the largest U.S. strike in since 2011.
- Twenty-three athletes who competed in the 2012 Olympic Games in London have failed retrospective doping tests, officials say.
- Barack Obama became the first sitting U.S. president to visit the site of the atomic bombing in Hiroshima, Japan. The "memory of August 6, 1945 must never fade."