With or Without Sugar - Brand trends for 2017

In the first episode of With or Without Sugar for 2017, four leading professionals in brand strategy, design and communication collect at a trendy gin bar in Johannesburg to talk about the upcoming trends that all brand professionals should be considering for the coming year - and beyond...

Issued by Brand Alive 19 Jan 2017

Brand South Africa: persuading talent to come home in a crisis

In the latest episode of With or Without Sugar, Giles Shepherd of The Brand Alive Group hears from Angel Jones of Homecoming Revolution about what South Africans should be doing to help Brand South Africa to regain its lost equity...

Issued by Brand Alive 6 Dec 2016

Social Media Sentiment Analysis - how to know what's really going on

Giles Shepherd and Gabby Cowling of The Brand Alive Group chatted to Freddie Herbst, BrandsEye's Commercial Director, about their Social Media Sentiment Analysis model in the latest episode of With or Without Sugar...

Issued by Brand Alive 23 Nov 2016

Gender diversity in brand leadership

A few months ago, Kevin Roberts, the Chair of Saatchi & Saatchi, was suspended and then resigned after his outrageous remarks about women in business. In our supposedly enlightened age, is this really a debate that needs to go on?...

Issued by Brand Alive 3 Nov 2016

Brand Alive Group launches With or Without Sugar

The Brand Alive Group have launched a new vlog series called 'With or Without Sugar' - chatting to industry leaders around the world about interesting and important subjects that affect business and brands...

Issued by Brand Alive 12 Sep 2016


Health brands use Instagram to become part of new cultural conversations

The rise of visual social sharing via platforms such as Instagram has provided brands with a new way to examine their complex relationships with people. Here's why social watching is so important and a handful of health and wellness brands using Instagram to become part of the new cultural conversations...

By Marilyn Dutlow Munga 1 day ago

Thomson Reuters, Oxford Business Group sign distribution agreement

Thomson Reuters and Oxford Business Group (OBG) have signed a distribution agreement, whereby users of Thomson Reuters financial platform, Eikon, can now access Oxford Business Group's full range of research on emerging economies.

2 days ago

All the SA Pencil winners: D&AD 2017

All the winners of D&AD 2017 Pencils have been announced and we have the colours of the 13 South African entries that made the grade!

2 days ago

How to make every day World Design Day in SA

World Design Day is all about exploring and enhancing natural creativity and planting small seeds on change in collectively designing a more human-friendly and inclusive society for all.

By Leigh Andrews 3 days ago

Puma ups forecast after sales leap in first quarter

FRANKFURT, Germany - German sportswear maker Puma said Tuesday it set a new quarterly record for sales between January and March, springing over the €1bn-barrier and upping its forecasts for the year.

3 days ago

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