There is a place in South Africa that is truly democratic. Young, old, black, white, rich, poor, rural and urban all congregate around it at least one Friday night a month. It is a choice they willingly and happily make, despite long queues.
By Amanda Sevasti 16 Apr 2014 14:28
Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show on Thursday, 17 April from 9am-10am as we chat to DK Badenhorst from Y&R Cape Town and directors of MaxAxion, Daniel Courtenay and Nicolle Harding. [twitterfall]
16 Apr 2014 09:53
Own Your Industry - How to Position Yourself as an Expert, by Douglas Kruger, is claimed to be the first book published on our continent on the topic of becoming an industry expert by design. It launched in SA this April, and will be available as an e-book by May. (video)
By Douglas Kruger 16 Apr 2014 08:28
The township is no longer a foreign land far away and its story is no longer one of the haves and have-nots. Townships are rocking and they have been for a while, but not everyone has cottoned on yet.
By Danette Breitenbach 16 Apr 2014 06:46
Trusting in Interbrand Sampson De Villiers' expertise, the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) approached the Interbrand Sampson De Villiers team to assist in developing and delivering on a brand that was more relevant to all stakeholders.
Issued by Interbrand Sampson De Villiers 15 Apr 2014 14:18
The stand design judges for Decorex Cape Town have been selected, they are Alayne Reesberg, CEO of World Design Capital 2014, Heath Nash, a product designer best known for turning waste materials into covetable designs, plus interior designers Salome Gunter and Bobby Breen.
15 Apr 2014 10:43
Chivas 18 celebrated its Modern Gentlemen campaign at a 'Chivas 18 Crafted for the Senses' event, held at the modern Circa gallery in Rosebank. Johannesburg.
15 Apr 2014 09:38
Trends that are shaping the future of the planet are also shaping the future of golf - increased feminisation of the world, the spread of digital technology and influences on fashion. You're probably wondering what on earth this has to do with branding?
Issued by Wrappa Branding and Design 14 Apr 2014 10:06
We are all branded whether we like it or not, and if you don't take responsibility for branding and marketing yourself, others will do it for you.
By Donna Rachelson 11 Apr 2014 08:01
No, it's not what you think. The word 'Oenophile' is from the Greek word 'oinos' meaning 'wine' + 'phile' from Greek word 'philos' meaning 'loving' - a lover of wine, usually as a connoisseur, and after recently attending the maiden "Pinot Noir Festival" in the Hemel en Aarde area in the Western Cape, I can honestly say, I am now an Oenophile.
By christine storey, Issued by Wrappa Branding and Design 8 Apr 2014 14:01
Leading brand consultancy Interbrand has released its fourth annual global report dedicated to the retail sector. The report highlights emerging trends from seven major retail categories across Asia-Pacific, Europe, Latin America and North America.
Issued by Interbrand Sampson De Villiers 8 Apr 2014 13:38
In the South African main market paternalistic attitudes could damage, if not kill, a brand; brands that survive and thrive are the ones who understand that they are not in control of the consumer's destiny. The challenge for brands is to become an integral part of the consumer's life-stages and to stay centred in "the best life, now" scenario.
Issued by Zinto Activation Group 8 Apr 2014 11:09
As user engagement increasingly becomes the holy grail of social and digital marketing, gamification and understanding what motivates people is integral. The runaway success of addictive games like Flappy Bird and Candy Crush are prime examples of human-based design at work.
By Desiree Gullan, Issued by Gullan&Gullan 8 Apr 2014 09:10
Multi-Award winning ideas Agency, OwenKessel has aligned with internationally renowned Agency, Leo Burnett, a Publicis Worldwide owned entity and will now be known as OwenKessel Leo Burnett.
8 Apr 2014 08:28
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