Feedback

Branding news

Subscribe to industry newsletters

Biz Takeout's

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

Date: 15 Aug 2014
Get the Flash Player to play this.

Episode 100: Our 100th episode with Helen Zille, TEDx Cape Town

Date: 7 Aug 2014
Get the Flash Player to play this.

Episode 99: Best Marketing International and a jam packed show

Date: 25 Jul 2014
Get the Flash Player to play this.

Bizcommunity has over 400 industry contributors and we always welcome further contributions and contributors.

Share us


Advertise with us
Advertise & RatesMy Account
Company press officeList company
Recruitment packagesSubmit job ad
Download ratecard
Superbrand Awards partners with Nhume Marketing Communications
Superbrand Awards partners with Nhume Marketing Communications

The official distributor of Z-CARD Africa, Middle East, India and Turkey (ZAMI) in Zimbabwe, Nhume Marketing Communications, has been appointed as the official print partner for the Superbrand Awards.

19 May 2014 09:34

Redefinition rebrands website
Redefinition rebrands website

Redefinition, a Bulawayo-based marketing, branding and advertising company launched its rebranded website which is focussed on events management.

24 Feb 2014 11:46

The state of the nation: Advertising in Africa
The state of the nation: Advertising in Africa

Is Africa the Dark Continent when it comes to the advertising industry? On the contrary, says Alan Edgar, Regional Creative Director, Ogilvy Africa and one of regional judges for African and Middle Eastern categories at this year's Loeries. It's alive and vibrant, but in dire need of world-class tertiary training institutions to tap into that potential.

By Staff Reporter 21 Sep 2013 14:25

Vic Falls Z-Card pocket guide promotes Zim tourism
Vic Falls Z-Card pocket guide promotes Zim tourism

As part of the Brand Zimbabwe Series project to promote Zimbabwe tourism, enhance tourists' experiences and activate local brands, Nhume Marketing Communications has released a free Z-CARD pocket guide to Victoria Falls.

11 Sep 2013 08:32

Fantastic gazebo pricing - Right Stuff
Fantastic gazebo pricing

If you have ever considered purchasing a gazebo for your corporate event, now would be the best time to do so. With summer on its way and outdoor events becoming a regular occurrence, a sensible investment will go a long way toward promoting your corporate image. When it comes to branding, the more surface area and visibility, the greater the exposure!

Issued by Right Stuff 30 Oct 2012 10:38

Redefinition launches in Zimbabwe
Redefinition launches in Zimbabwe

Redefinition, a new advertising agency is expected to launch this week in Zimbabwe. Redefinition, described as the new player in Zimbabwe's advertising and marketing industry, specialises in advertising, marketing, branding and social media use.

12 Jul 2012 10:35

Can you hear your brand?
Can you hear your brand?

Audio Branding comes to Africa... Audio branding, also known as sound branding or sonic branding, is the use of sound to reinforce brand identity. Sound branding is increasingly becoming a vehicle for conveying a memorable message to consumers by taking advantage of the powerful memory sense of sound.

By Lars Deutsch 16 Apr 2012 12:08

Ncube urges use of social media to grow brands

Alpha Media Holdings chairman Trevor Ncube has challenged the business community to embrace various social media available to improve their business brands.

By Fortune Moyo 19 Mar 2012 13:30

The Jupiter Drawing Room expands into Zimbabwe
The Jupiter Drawing Room expands into Zimbabwe

The Jupiter Drawing Room, a globally recognised advertising agency that opened its doors in South Africa in the late 80's, on Thursday, 23 February 2012, announced that it signed a deal with an advertising agency in Zimbabwe to expand in the country.

23 Feb 2012 14:45

Global experts convene in SA to discuss intellectual property, innovation
Global experts convene in SA to discuss intellectual property, innovation

South Africa and other developing countries are in hot debate about how best to grow their economies through innovation and the development of intellectual property.

7 Sep 2011 11:17

2011 PAMRO meeting announces speakers
2011 PAMRO meeting announces speakers

The 13th Pan African Media Research Organisation (PAMRO) meeting and All Africa Media Conference, to be held from 21-24 August 2011 in Dakar, Senegal at the Le Méridien President Hotel, has announced its top panel of speakers.

4 Aug 2011 11:05

SA, Africa's most valuable nation brand
SA, Africa's most valuable nation brand

South Africa has emerged as the most valuable nation brand on the African continent in 2011, scoring a value of US$149.7 billion, distantly followed by Egypt (US$79.2 billion) and Nigeria (US$56 billion) in third place, while MTN is voted Africa's most valuable corporate brand, according to a UK-based Brand Finance study's findings released today, Wednesday 25 May 2011, in Johannesburg by the Brand Leadership Academy.

By Issa Sikiti da Silva 25 May 2011 13:45

Issa Sikiti da Silva
[Indaba 2011] SADC countries reiterate unity, shared vision for tourism growth

SADC countries, home to about 280 million people, contribute a modest 2% to the global tourism market despite boasting amazing tourist destinations and having 'solid' marketing strategies in place. RETOSA, a permanent SADC body tasked to develop tourism in the region through effective marketing, met in Durban, South Africa, during the 2011 Tourism Indaba to plot the way forward in removing barriers hampering tourism growth and development in the region.

By Issa Sikiti da Silva 9 May 2011 11:29

Pop-up point-of-sale aluminium tasting tables for in-store retail promotions - Right Stuff
Pop-up point-of-sale aluminium tasting tables for in-store retail promotions

In-store promotions are here to stay, and with that in mind, Right Stuff has stepped up to the "plate" and come up with a solution that is both ideal for in-store promotions as well as easy on the budget.

Issued by Right Stuff 8 Apr 2011 11:24

Loeries 2011 opens for entries, categories revised
Loeries 2011 opens for entries, categories revised

The Loerie Awards launched its 2011 campaign, Tuesday 15 March 2011, entitled "Don't hate. Create", created by Draftfcb and supported by a mobisite and specially developed augmented reality apps, linking digital technology to the printed media, along with a revamp of its award categories.

15 Mar 2011 13:19

2011 Maputo International Ad Festival set for May

The sixth Maputo International Advertising Festival will take place from 25-27 May 2011, AMEP - the Mozambican Marketing, Advertising and Public Relations Association announced yesterday. The festival recognises advertising agencies, producers and communications companies worldwide especially from Africa and the Indian Ocean regions.

23 Feb 2011 07:22

Econet eclipses Coca-Cola to clinch Zimbabwe Superbrand

Telecommunications group Econet Wireless Zimbabwe eclipsed the Coca-Cola brand to clinch the Superbrand award at a ceremony held Thursday, 2 December 2010. Coca-Cola trailed to second position, with the Spar retail franchise coming third.

By Dumisani Ndlela 6 Dec 2010 11:27

Meikles to rebrand TM Supermarkets into Pick n Pay
Meikles to rebrand TM Supermarkets into Pick n Pay

Zimbabwe's Meikles group has agreed to allow Pick n Pay to rebrand TM Supermarkets after a deal in which the South African retailer will shore up its shareholding in the supermarket chain to 49%.

By Dumisani Ndlela 2 Dec 2010 11:28

Play it your way with Fanta and 34! - 34
Play it your way with Fanta and 34!

Kids all over Luanda were full of smiles recently when they were told to "Brinca À Tua Maneira" or "Play It Your Way" in 34's latest campaign.

Issued by 34 1 Dec 2010 03:45

Lafarge Cement Zimbabwe re-brands
Lafarge Cement Zimbabwe re-brands

Lafarge Cement Zimbabwe has unveiled its new brand and has pledged to splurge a substantial amount of money on a three-month marketing and advertising campaign that kicks off this month.

By Dumisani Ndlela 11 Nov 2010 10:29

Zim: The Standard rebrands
Zim: The Standard rebrands

Zimbabwe's weekly The Standard newspaper, part of the Alpha Media Holdings (AMH) group controlled by media tycoon Trevor Ncube, has rebranded and slashed its cover price by half to US$1. The first rebranded edition hit the streets on 31 October 2010, and there has been a discernible market acceptance.

By Dumisani Ndlela 8 Nov 2010 07:49

Zimbabwe launches new destination brand

Zimbabwe has launched a fresh brand war cry, or a tourism destination brand, as they are calling it in hospitality circles: "Zimbabwe - A world of wonders". It is part of national rebranding efforts being spearheaded by Deputy Prime Minister Arthur Mutambara to help reshape the image of the country.

By Dumisani Ndlela 22 Oct 2010 10:18

Zim: Over 100 brands up for Superbrand contest

The Marketing Association of Zimbabwe (MAZ) says it remains on course in its hunt for the most powerful brands in the country under the Superbrand - Brand of the Year 2010 competition launched in March 2010.

By Dumisani Ndlela 20 Aug 2010 11:04

Firm blames politics for undermining brand Zimbabwe

A property firm largely invested in hospitality and tourism has expressed concern over the country's political process which it said undermined efforts to mitigate the negative perception around brand Zimbabwe.

By Dumisani Ndlela 2 Aug 2010 06:54

TM Supermarkets rebrands

Zimbabwe's biggest retail group by outlets, TM Supermarkets has rebranded into a new look the company says reaffirms its commitment to provide an "unparalleled standard of quality and service".

By Dumisani Ndlela 26 Jul 2010 08:20

Zimbabwe pays for "brand opportunity" from Brazilian team visit

Zimbabwe has splurged an undisclosed amount of cash to lure the Brazilian national football team into the country ahead of the FIFA World Cup which kicks off in South Africa on 11 June 2010.

By Dumisani Ndlela 31 May 2010 13:56

Gary Thompson helps rebrand Zimbabwe PSL

Zimbabwe's Premier Soccer League (PSL) has roped in advertising and marketing guru, Gary Thompson, for a charm offensive on an unenthusiastic corporate sector as it battles to secure cash and sponsorship deals.

By Dumisani Ndlela 16 Apr 2010 10:49

Fabtex frame by Display Mania International - Display Mania
Fabtex frame by Display Mania International

Switch your branding in your showroom or store by simply changing the fabric face. The Fabtex frame, available through Display Mania International, is a a dye sublimated printed fabric framing system which can be supplied as an illuminated frame, a freestanding unit or simply a wall mounted frame.

Issued by Display Mania 29 Mar 2010 16:49

Zimbabwe's brands to fight for honours
Zimbabwe's brands to fight for honours

The Marketers Association of Zimbabwe (MAZ) is to unveil its Superbrand - Brand of the Year 2010 competition at a Harare hotel on Friday, 5 March 2010.

By Dumisani Ndlela 26 Feb 2010 12:49

Shareholders want Lonrho appointees off LonZim board

Shareholders in a key subsidiary owned by AIM-listed Lonrho are not letting up on their battle to convene an extraordinary meeting to demand a restructuring of the board and management.

By Sure Kamhunga 15 Jun 2009 14:23

Show more