Does the Co-op Christmas ad get the message across better than the John Lewis one?

Christmas ads, there’s always a lot of fuss over them. The fuss over the John Lewis Christmas ad has died down now and it seems everyone has commented. I tend to agree with the comments that say John Lewis kind of missed the idea a little. Better to invite someone to your home than send them a telescope to watch from afar.

Which Christmas ad says it better?

I recently caught the Co-op Christmas ad (it’s been out since 3rd December – a full month after the John Lewis one – but I guess I’ve not watched enough commercial TV) and I think theirs makes the “not leaving people out” point a little better. See what you think…

and here’s the John Lewis one (if you’ve not seen it)…