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November 2018


barrettSF is launching its second holiday marketing campaign for specialty retailer Cost Plus World Market. The work will run through the end of December.

Driven by the tagline “Gift Thoughtfully,” the holiday campaign will support an integrated full-funnel marketing plan that includes contests, brand partnerships, digital video, interactive mobile units, digital display, social and print media to showcase Cost Plus World Market’s wide array of holiday décor, traditional foods, entertaining essentials, furniture, and thoughtful gifts.

The digital video, a two-minute short film featuring an original recording of Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town recorded by GRAMMY® Award-nominated, multi-platinum superstar Jessie J., tells the story of a little boy searching for the answer to a very important question: What is Santa’s favorite cookie? After not getting an answer from his mom, the little boy launches into a full-blown, detective-level investigation. The boy starts by rifling through stacks of Santa-themed picture books, attempts to bake a new kind of cookie with his dad, gets into a heated debate about cookies with his friends, asks his local baker for any leads, and even interrogates numerous department store Santas for clues.

Finally, after his exhaustive research, the little boy finds himself in the cookie section of a Cost Plus World Market. It’s the moment of truth. But instead of picking out a cookie, the boy finds a much more thoughtful gift: a holiday-themed cookie jar.

Film advertisement created by BarrettSF, United States for Cost Plus World Market, within the category: Retail Services.

Advertising Agency: barrettSF, San Francisco, USA
Executive Creative Director: Jamie Barrett
Creative Director: Todd Eisner
Senior Art Director: Byron Wages
Senior Copywriter: Phil Fattore
Head of Production: Conor Duignan
Broadcast Producer: Charlotte Dugoni
Managing Director: Patrick Kelly
Brand Strategist:Jillian Davis
Account Director: Molly Warner
Account Manager: Lyndsey Dorian
Production Company:MJZ
Director: Craig Gillespie
Executive Producer: Emma Wilcockson
Line Producer: Martha Davis
DoP: Joost Van Gelder
Editorial: Cabin
Editor: Isaac Chen
Managing Partner: Carr Schilling
Senior Producer: Michelle Dorsch
Audio Mix: One Union
Engineer: Eben Carr
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He may wind up loosing it anyway on his way to Hawaii.

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