John Lewis has unveiled its Christmas ad with the big reveal of what has come to be the most anticipated UK festive campaign being less of a surprise this year given that Elton John’s involvement was flagged in advance.
The beauty giant is advocating the United Nations Standards of Conduct for Business to tackle discrimination against lesbian, gay, bi, trans and intersex (LGBTI) people, as part of its commitment to social progress.
In a retail environment where selling unique products is not enough, beauty brand BareMinerals has committed to donating 1% of sales from its physical and online stores to various charities supporting women's education.
Debenhams has recently revealed record annual losses and plans to close 50 stores amid challenging conditions in the retail market, but the department store is trying to stay upbeat with a cheerful Christmas campaign.
H&M brought on renowned director Matt Piedmont to helm its six-episode holiday miniseries, which sees a star cast revel in the joys of the season at the fictional Hotel Mauritz, a nod to the Hennes & Mauritz brand name.