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#Newsmaker: Grant Sithole joins Avatar as joint ECD

It was announced earlier this week that Grant Sithole, a former creative partner at Bakone, has been appointed to join Avatar as joint ECD alongside Brett Wild...

By Jessica Tennant 1 day ago

#StartupStory: TMI Media

TMI Media was founded by Quinton Jones and Peter Brooke-Sumner, director of TMI (The Media Image), in October 2016 as a joint venture with a fully integrated digital offering, specially focused on data and analytics...

By Jessica Tennant 1 day ago

Was Black Friday 2017 a win for SA retailers?

Retailers and consumers, door deals and online marketing, geo-tracking, real-time parking deals and refreshments for physical shoppers. Black Friday has evolved into a complex sales phenomenon...

By Jainita Khatri 23 hours ago

As home of inventions such as Kreepy Krauly and the Cat scan, SA continues to compete on innovation

Despite a sobering picture of South Africa's competitiveness, showing performance in the 2017-2018 World Economic Forum Global Competitiveness Index to have slipped 14 positions from the 2016-2017 results, there are some bright spots - notably on the innovation front...

By Charl Bassil 23 hours ago

When science and fiction collide

The media has been so captured by the celebrity culture that an endorsement by a famous person or respected source lends credence to a product or cause which has no scienitific backing...

23 hours ago

Toyota South Africa, FCB Africa 'renew vows'

Toyota South Africa and FCB Africa have 'renewed their vows' meaning that one of the longest-standing relationships in the local advertising and marketing industry will continue uninterrupted...

Issued by FCB Africa 23 hours ago

John Brown South Africa scoops double gold at international Pearl Awards

John Brown Media South Africa has won the gold award for Best Print Magazine Editorial (B2B) at The Content Council's international Pearl Awards ceremony in New York with MiNDSPACE...

Issued by Dentsu Aegis Network 23 hours ago

New brand launch for IDEMIA

XZIBIT presented IDEMIA at this year's AfricaCom - the largest event in Africa to showcase telecoms, technology and media...

Issued by XZIBIT Experiential Marketing 20 hours ago

#Newsmaker: Mandy Leontakianakis guides Havas into 2018

Havas recently appointed Mandy Leontakianakis as chief strategy officer to lead from Havas Johannesburg and across the group in Southern Africa, including Havas Boondoggle in Cape Town...

By Jessica Tennant 1 day ago

#Newsmaker: Havas bids farewell to Welsh, promotes O'Connor and Sethebe to joint ECDs

Havas Johannesburg has announced chief creative officer Eoin Welsh's resignation, and the promotion of Fiona O'Connor and Tumi Sethebe as joint executive creative directors, effective 2 January 2018...

By Jessica Tennant 1 day ago

#BestofBiz 2017: Marketing & Media

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2017 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views...

1 day ago

#PrismAwards2018: Call for young judges

The Prism Awards are once again searching for 11 of the best young minds seeking the title of Prisms Young Judge for the 2018 awards...

By Juanita Pienaar 1 day ago

#DesignIndaba2018: Telling stories about purpose-led design

To many 'Design Indaba' is simply founder Ravi Naidoo, but there's a huge team behind the scenes. Meet Neo Maditla, Design Indaba's new editor-in-chief. With her hard-news background and passion for purpose-led design, she's the tough cookie looking to make the Design Indaba website as popular as its annual Festival...

By Leigh Andrews 1 day ago

Marketers more likely to distribute video on social media vs. paid advertising

A new study shows how marketers use video to generate return on attention (ROA) by socialising business narratives rather than broadcasting them...

1 day ago

Mall Ads appointed non-GLA partner service provider for SA Corporate Real Estate Fund

MallAds has been selected to partner with SA Corporate Real Estate Fund to fulfill the role of non-gross lettable area (non-GLA) service provider...

Issued by Provantage Media Group 1 day ago

24.com shines at the WAN-IFRA Digital Media Africa Awards

24.com took multiple accolades at the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) Digital Media Africa Awards 2017 on Tuesday, 12 December...

Issued by The SpaceStation 1 day ago

New research: SA is more unified than we realise

Although our dreams of a rainbow utopia have faded to a more realistic pallor, South Africans are a resilient nation who remain proudly South African (84%) with an infallible sense of optimism for a bright future for all races...

1 day ago

UberEats SA shares top tips for best foodie snaps

UberEats SA share tips to educate people on how to take a good food photograph...

1 day ago

To a Vibrant 2017

To all, Vibrant Direct wishes you a merry festive season and safe holidays this Christmas. Thank you to all clients and suppliers for making 2017 a year to never forget and to the overwhelming support which wouldn't have been possible without you...

Issued by Vibrant Direct 1 day ago

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Africa news

#BestofBiz 2017: Africa Marketing & Media

Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Marketing & Media site over the past year below...

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Disney, Fox in focus on Wall Street as deal talk heats up

Walt Disney Co. and 21st Century Fox shares were in the spotlight on Wednesday amid reports the two media-entertainment powerhouses were readying a major deal for some of Fox's prized television and film assets...

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How to thrive in the digital era

Forget about digital transformation until you have addressed how you plan to reinvent your business model to address the fundamental and irreversible shift in the way customers make purchasing decisions...

By Marc Gower 2 days ago

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International

Wines and their labels: Crafting narratives that speak to us

Marketing professionals often consider packaging to be a product's primary means of communication. It communicates explicit and implicit messages to the consumer, particularly through its visual aspect.

By Franck Celhay 2 days ago

Times Media Films represents 10 of Golden Globe-nominated films announced

Earlier this week (Monday, 11 December) the nominations for the 75th Golden Globe Awards were announced of which Times Media Films represents ten, including the forerunner for nominations, The Shape of Water with seven nods, followed by The Post and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri with six each. The Greatest Showman and Dunkirk have three nominations each as well.

2 days ago

Jury chairs for ADC 97th Annual Awards announced

The One Club for Creativity has announced nine creative leaders who will serve as jury chairs for the prestigious ADC 97th Annual Awards.

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