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BERLIN, GERMANY: The impact of the deadly Ebola virus fell mainly on three African countries but tourism has taken a hit across the continent of more than 50 nations as fear has kept many visitors away, tourism chiefs say...
10 Mar 2015
New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work...
5 Mar 2015
NEW YORK CITY, US: New York Festivals World's Best Advertising competition has announced five additional appointments to the 2014 Executive Jury.
27 Jan 2014
BERLIN, GERMANY: In January 2014, Grey will open a new digital hybrid office in Berlin. It will be a digital hybrid agency for integrated brand management - Oliver Handlos and Matthias Meusel head up the new office.
4 Dec 2013
Findings of the GfK Consumer Climate Europe study for the third quarter of 2013; as consumer confidence grows, advertising and marketing budgets could be set to grow.
28 Oct 2013
LONDON, UK / BERLIN, GERMANY / LISBON, PORTUGAL / MADRID, SPAIN: Vodafone celebrates a new era in telecoms by literally turning everything red.
26 Aug 2013
Kontor entertains creative directors with real vinyl.
5 Jul 2013
BERLIN, GERMANY: Veet recruits Jorge the Hot Waxing Coach to relinquish fears among women around hot waxing.
28 May 2013
SAN FRANCISCO, US: The 4th edition of The Bees Awards - 1st international social media marketing awards - has announced their 2013 nominations.
21 May 2013
NEW YORK, US: New York Festivals International Advertising Awards, now in its 56th, year announced six additional appointments to the 2013 Executive Jury. This elite group of worldwide chief creative officers and executive creative directors were chosen to select the World's Best Advertising across all mediums from the shortlist selected by the online Grand Jury.
30 Jan 2013
NEW YORK, US: The Midas Awards, for the World's Best Financial Advertising, announced the award winners for the 2012 competition. This year's Midas Grand Jury awarded one Grand Midas, 26 Gold Ingots, 46 Silver Ingots, and 63 Finalists. The 2012 Midas Awards competition received entries from 28 countries and is reputed to be the only international competition that recognises excellence in financial services communications on a global scale.
21 Dec 2012
PARIS, FRANCE: Across major cities in Europe, Nikon builds huge sculpted 'hands' in a pose, as though holding a Nikon camera.
7 Nov 2012
LISBON, PORTUGAL: The Eurobest Advertiser of the Year award is presented to advertisers born out of Europe who have distinguished themselves for inspiring innovative marketing of their products and who embrace and encourage the creative work produced by their agencies.
23 Oct 2012
SAN FRANCISCO, US: Gadget lovers have flooded Apple with pre-orders and set up camp outside the company's real-world stores to get their hands on the new generation iPhone 5 set for release today. [Video]
21 Sep 2012
BERLIN, GERMANY: Infiniti launched a digital art competition to coincide with its new dealer centre openings. As a new brand, Infiniti faced the challenge of making itself stand out amongst a sea of long-established rivals.
5 Sep 2012
PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY: More people read newspapers than ever before, thanks to the many ways they now can be read, but publishers have not yet found ways to match that growth with revenues from digital platforms, the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) said Monday in its annual update of World Press Trends.
3 Sep 2012
BERLIN, GERMANY: Sony wanted to use content rather than direct advertising campaigns to promote its "Make Believe" message.
23 Aug 2012
PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY /KIEV, UKRAINE: Seattle Times executive editor David Boardman has joined the programme of the World Editors Forum, to be held in Kiev, Ukraine, from 2 to 5 September next, to discuss the paper's radically restructured news operation in a much anticipated session dedicated to innovations in newsroom organisation.
26 Jul 2012
BERLIN, GERMANY: To strengthen their green brand core, Siemens aimed to further position themselves as an environmentally friendly and ecologically sustainable company.
16 Jul 2012
NUREMBERG, GERMANY: Leading research agency, GfK, has warned that relying on ad impressions alone could be giving an incomplete picture of online campaign performance.
6 Jul 2012
KIEV, UKRAINE / PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY: Listen to the market and understand the audience, giving them what they want and what they need. That's the approach of the Toronto Star, which will share its strategy for profit and growth at the 64th World Newspaper Congress, 19th World Editors Forum and Info Services Expo 2012, to be held in Kiev, Ukraine, from 2 to 5 September.
7 Jun 2012
MADRID, SPAIN / PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY: Newspapers no longer just cover sports - they compete with them... The footballer Cristiano Ronaldo has 42 million fans on Facebook. Nike puts out a sports magazine as good as any done by the traditional press. Fan sites are the go-to destination for millions who once turned to newspapers as the primary source for sports news.
4 Apr 2012
CANNES, FRANCE: The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, taking place from 17-23 June, has announced the members of a further four juries: Creative Effectiveness, Design, Film, and PR Lions. South Africa is represented on the Design jury (Shelley-Ann Atkinson, Grid Worldwide Branding & Design) and on the Film jury (Catherine Ireland, Amplified).
30 Mar 2012
PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY: Newspapers have until 4 May to submit an entry to the World Young Reader Prizes, the annual awards from the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) that recognise success in engaging the young.
26 Mar 2012
BALI, INDONESIA / PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY: If evidence is still needed to illustrate the dynamic media growth in Asia, one look at this year's Publish Asia conference will provide it.
14 Mar 2012
NUREMBERG, GERMANY: Following years of restraint, Germans are beginning to buy more wristwatches again. According to GfK, the number of watches sold last year increased by 11% overall, which resulted in a rise in sales of 12%.
10 Feb 2012
NEW YORK, US: Global consumer confidence increased one index point last quarter to 89, while Europe led confidence declines in 24 of the region's 27 measured markets, according to fourth quarter 2011 global consumer confidence findings from Nielsen, a leading global provider of information and insights into what consumers watch and buy.
8 Feb 2012