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5 things we already know about the John Lewis Christmas TV advert

You’re not imagining it: Christmas advertising is getting earlier. When John Lewis releases its hotly anticipated Christmas advert in the first week of November, it will already be trailing some rivals as the biggest retailers try to get ahead of those organised people who do all their Christmas shopping way ahead of time. They’ve got good reason to fight for a share of the estimated £9.3 billion UK shoppers are expected to spend this year.

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