Asda’s ‘Christmas made Better’ campaign, created by Saatchi & Saatchi London and Blue 449, is made up of 26 individual moments of Christmas, moving in “rhythm with the season” and looks to build up the anticipation the British public feels in the run-up to the big day.
According to the grocer, the customer played a “key” part in the development of the approach, with in depth research and insight steering the marketing direction.
Agency: Saatchi & Saatchi London and Blue 449
The first advert shows a Christmas dinner table scenario filled with an enormous supply of food circulating around the extended table of family and friends enjoying the day. Another ad includes a child who is faced with a ‘Big Dilemma’ – to behave or to misbehave if she wants to receive all the toys on her Christmas wish list. Asda claims each moment is based on real insights that customers will relate to or will make them smile. TV ads will run alongside outdoor, in-store and digital executions, as well as social media.
“Customers don’t need us to tell them how to enjoy Christmas – as far as they’re concerned, they’ve got Christmas nailed. But what customers do want is to know that they can trust Asda to offer them everything they need to make their Christmas live up to their expectations,” says Andy Murray, chief customer officer at Asda.