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Episode 101: Groupon SA’s new CEO and The Digital Edge Live event.

Date: 15 Aug 2014
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Date: 25 Jul 2014
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[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 102: Why Millenials matter & agency focus with Utopian Advertising
[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 102: Why Millenials matter & agency focus with Utopian Advertising

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show tomorrow from 9am-10am. We take a look at recent Generation Y research by Cosmopolitan, why Millenials matter, and we chat to Utopian Advertising in our agency focus slot...

20 Aug 2014 11:16

Join top brands at Loeries - gallery seats from R600
Join top brands at Loeries - gallery seats from R600

Loeries has announced the availability of gallery seats at the CTICC Awards from R600 for one night and R1000 for two nights, including access to the Saturday night party and the Channel O party. Seating is limited...

18 Aug 2014 10:47

Checkers' new 'Inflation' ad proving popular
Checkers' new 'Inflation' ad proving popular

To create an ad showing how Checker's had kept its food inflation rates below those of South Africa's official food inflation rate, its advertising agency, Ninety9Cents, came up with the idea of... (video)

18 Aug 2014 09:46

The importance of being an amateur - Blast Brand Catalysts
The importance of being an amateur

Professionalism is a key perception we like to project in our world of selling. And, for that matter, in any other profession, be it medical, legal, accounting...

By Chris Primos, Issued by Blast Brand Catalysts 15 Aug 2014 10:33

DStv and Ster-Kinekor offer auction items at ABF's Comedy Evening - Advertising Benevolent Fund
DStv and Ster-Kinekor offer auction items at ABF's Comedy Evening

The ABF comedy evening scheduled to take place on 19 August at Joe Parkers in Montecasino has seen great support from the industry. As an added bonus, DStv and Ster-Kinekor are offering items to be auctioned...

Issued by Advertising Benevolent Fund 14 Aug 2014 13:37

New ad campaign for Wonga draws on reality
New ad campaign for Wonga draws on reality

Wonga.com SA, replacing the CGI characters of Frans, Noelene and Felicia, has launched a new multi-channel advertising campaign, inspired by real South African scenarios...

14 Aug 2014 09:05

TVC promotes Wimpy's annual Mugs Collection
TVC promotes Wimpy's annual Mugs Collection

Inspired by this year's mug artwork for the Wimpy Mug Collectors promotion, FCB Joburg has conceptualised a 30-second animated television commercial featuring the line-drawn character that appears in different... (video)

14 Aug 2014 08:36

Hungry Lion's integrated campaign roars with success
Hungry Lion's integrated campaign roars with success

Hungry Lion's first integrated campaign, 'Lucky Bucket', has reportedly resulted in a 37% increase in overall brand engagement and double digit sales growth in four weeks...

14 Aug 2014 08:10

Danette Breitenbach
Going back to her roots

Gail Curtis, founder and partner of The Old Shanghai Firecracker Factory, and a long-standing director of the ACA, says she does not want to run an advertising agency...

By Danette Breitenbach 14 Aug 2014 06:35

New out-of-home research model launched for South Africa
New out-of-home research model launched for South Africa

Ask Afrika and Spanish out-of-home research company, Cuende Infometrics, have released a new out-of-home research model as a pilot, with an industry launch planned for 2015.

14 Aug 2014 05:45

Lowe Cape Town makes breakfast news - Lowe + Partners SA
Lowe Cape Town makes breakfast news

After awarding the iconic White Star Super Maize Meal brand to Lowe Cape Town last year, Pioneer has decided to grow the relationship with Lowe by awarding them the...

Issued by Lowe + Partners SA 13 Aug 2014 13:06

Outsurance animated TVC ready for round two
Outsurance animated TVC ready for round two

Outsurance's animated 'Talking Wallets' TVC campaign conceptualiser and producer, Air Films and CGI animation studio, Luma, were asked to create a second trio of animated personas, each portraying a different...

13 Aug 2014 12:52

South African consumer rights under threat
South African consumer rights under threat

The prohibition of alcohol advertising and raising the age limit for alcohol sales to 21 is an infringement of consumers' rights to choose their own lifestyle...

By Danette Breitenbach 13 Aug 2014 08:03

Being creative in advertising - Blast Brand Catalysts
Being creative in advertising

Angelo Beck, Creative Director and founding partner of Blast Brand Catalysts, ponders the business of being creative...

By Angelo Beck, Issued by Blast Brand Catalysts 12 Aug 2014 14:11

The Car-iest Car Ad - Frieze Films
The Car-iest Car Ad

DDB's 'The Car-iest Car Ad' for the new Honda Ballade is a parody that looks like a billion dollars. Using an operatic narration, the spot sends up the traditional car commercial formula...

Issued by Frieze Films 12 Aug 2014 12:59

Boost business with localised, translated mobile ads
Boost business with localised, translated mobile ads

As Chinese looks set to overtake English in 2015 as the biggest language on the internet with Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic and Russian making rapid inroads, translating your ads...

By Françoise Henderson 12 Aug 2014 09:47

Stephen Burke forms specialised radio advertising agency
Stephen Burke forms specialised radio advertising agency

Stephen Burke has decided to migrate from traditional above the line advertising and start up a specialised radio advertising agency/service/initiative, known as Fresh Air. He was previously with the ad...

12 Aug 2014 08:54

BizTakeouts has a blast: Celebrates 100th show
BizTakeouts has a blast: Celebrates 100th show

BizTakeouts, the audio version of Bizcommunity.com's Marketing & Media news website, came of age last Thursday, 7 August 2014, as the company celebrated its 100th show...

11 Aug 2014 12:04

The Loeries Creativity Q&A: Insights from international award winner, Stephen Doyle
The Loeries Creativity Q&A: Insights from international award winner, Stephen Doyle

In this week's exclusive Loeries Creativity Q&A series for Bizcommunity.com, Evan-Lee Courie chats to Stephen Doyle, Creative Director of Doyle Partners, New York...

Issued by The Loeries 11 Aug 2014 11:00

Forever Faster campaign from Puma
Forever Faster campaign from Puma

Embracing the spirit of Puma, its new campaign, 'Forever Faster' will aim to bring the values of determination, confidence, bravery and joy to the world of sport... (video)

8 Aug 2014 10:35

Chris Moerdyk
It's time to shift the media research paradigm

If you're a parent, you'll know that profound feeling of awe when you wake up one day to find your kids have suddenly grown up overnight. Your little boy, who watching KTV and collecting things...

By Chris Moerdyk 8 Aug 2014 06:25

JWT promotes Jim Faulds to CEO JWT South Africa - JWT
JWT promotes Jim Faulds to CEO JWT South Africa

JWT, one of the world's best-known marketing communications brands, has announced the appointment of Jim Faulds to CEO of JWT South Africa, effective 1 September...

Issued by JWT 7 Aug 2014 11:25

Enigma generation - Generation Y
Enigma generation - Generation Y

Research by the North-West University, talking to Generation Y and how they are shaping the workplace has revealed that Generation Y, born between 1986 and 2005, are proving enigmatic, in...

7 Aug 2014 09:24

[NewsMaker:] Ursula McAlpine
[NewsMaker:] Ursula McAlpine

Havas Worldwide Johannesburg has appointed Ursula McAlpine as new Group Managing Director to drive the expansion strategy of the group, building the Havas presence...

By Louise Marsland 6 Aug 2014 10:47

Gutsy ad agency climbs the ranks by changing the rules - Boomtown
Gutsy ad agency climbs the ranks by changing the rules

Boomtown is raking in the awards, and getting noticed by its peers, despite eschewing the limelight...

Issued by Boomtown 6 Aug 2014 10:37

New executive for Jupiter
New executive for Jupiter

Graham Warsop will be returning to The Jupiter Drawing Room (Johannesburg) as Chairman. Jerry Mpufane is leaving as the CEO of the agency, having decided...

6 Aug 2014 09:34

Toast burned over Oscar ad
Toast burned over Oscar ad

A Johannesburg advertising agency shot itself in the foot when it published an ad referencing Oscar Pistorius' fatal shooting of Reeva Steenkamp and his recent psychiatric evaluation at Pretoria's...

6 Aug 2014 08:11

Havas Worldwide Johannesburg has exciting plans for Nativa partnership - Havas Worldwide
Havas Worldwide Johannesburg has exciting plans for Nativa partnership

Havas Worldwide Johannesburg has announced that it has retained its business partnership with leading health-care solutions provider Nativa...

Issued by Havas Worldwide 5 Aug 2014 12:14

Promise triples up office space - Promise Brand Specialists
Promise triples up office space

After many years of faithful service by The Workshop in Parktown North, it was time to acknowledge a shortage of meeting rooms, kitchen space and loos for the growing Promise team...

Issued by Promise Brand Specialists 5 Aug 2014 11:31

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