And they’re off … £6.8bn Christmas ad spree gets under way

Walkers calls on Mariah Carey and Argos pulls on heartstrings but ad binge masks overall fall in spendingA record £6.8bn festive advertising spree gets under way this weekend with Argos, Asda, Iceland and Walkers calling on the star power of Mariah Car…

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Waitrose to stop selling plastic toys in Christmas crackers from 2020

John Lewis Partnership also plans to reduce amount of glitter in products soldJohn Lewis and Waitrose are to stop selling Christmas crackers containing plastic toys and puzzles as part of a drive to reduce single-use plastics – but not until 2020.The r…

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