The Star readers say Cosmopolitan is the best women's magazine

Associated Magazines' Cosmopolitan has been selected as the 2016 Best Women's Magazine in The Star Readers' Choice Awards. The awards held by Independent News & Media's The Star newspaper uses an online survey for the newspaper's readers to select their favourite brands and products. Other...

1 day ago

Deep Heat South Africa honours everyday urban athletes

Deep Heat South has announced the launch of its new website that will honour every kind of athlete who inspires everyone to #KeepGoing. The Deep Heat website will post monthly urban athlete stories of regular Joe's who have taken a step in the right direction to get healthy and fit. They will...

2 days ago

Brand refresh for Sunday World

The weekend tabloid, Sunday World has undergone a facelift, its first major revamp since the title launched in March 1999. The masthead, fonts, colours and layout design of the print publication have all been updated to reflect the vibrancy of the title and its content.

3 days ago

Publicis Machine launches new TVC titled Neighbourhood

The Glenlivet's advertising agency Publicis Machine's recently launched Neighbourhood, a TVC narrating the story of a young man who chooses an original path and in doing so sets the standard that others follow. The effectiveness of the ad lies in its emphasis on the local consumer in addition to its...

1 Dec 2016

PRC names Nielsen to conduct PAMS

The Publisher Research Council or PRC has named Nielsen as its research partner for the 2017 PAMS reading currency. This follows a six-month tender process which was facilitated by the external consulting group, Yardstick. Nielsen will be using a household flooding technique which will double...

30 Nov 2016

Clicks, Shell South Africa announce loyalty programme

A new affinity partnership with Clicks and Shell South Africa allows consumers to fill up and earn points every time they swipe their Clicks ClubCard at participating Shell stations nationwide. Consumers earn one point for every one litre of petrol or diesel. The more litres they purchase, the...

29 Nov 2016

Maponya Mall gets DStv celebs this weekend

From 25 to 27 November 2016, Sowetans can look forward to rubbing shoulders with some great TV stars at Maponya Mall, as #MultiChoiceLive brings DStv celebs to Soweto. This weekend, MultiChoice experience, #MultiChoiceLive, a travelling pop-up exhibition that leads visitors through an immersive...

25 Nov 2016

Radio station 702 podcasts build awareness towards World Aids Day

This year, in the build-up to 1 December, Worlds Aids Day, 702 in conjunction with acclaimed American storytelling NPO The Moth, will be releasing a series of pertinent stories as podcasts. The stories are sourced from 'Beneath the Armour: A Moth Storytelling Showcase', a live event featuring...

24 Nov 2016

All-new Star Wars animated series starts on Disney XD

An all-new animated television series set in a galaxy far, far away will debut on Disney XD (DStv channel 304), this week. Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures will present a whole new set of protagonists and antagonists along with established Star Wars characters as they embark on exciting quests....

22 Nov 2016

Ideaing.com's e-commerce website launches

Ideaing.com has launched the first smart device editorial and e-commerce website. A range of devices may be found in the following categories: smart home, smart body, smart entertainment and smart travel. Having initially partnered with 16 smart device product lines at launch, the company aims...

21 Nov 2016

WhatsApp adds video calling

WhatsApp is adding WhatsApp video calling to enable its more than one billion users to make video calls across Android, iPhone and Windows devices. It wants to make these features available to everyone, not just those who can afford the most expensive new phones or live in countries with the best...

16 Nov 2016

Engen promotion to find new star for Scandal

Engen has launched its 'Claim Your Fame' promotion, giving its QuickShop customers a chance to win a featured role on Scandal, the eTV soapie. The competition is open to all persons over the age of 18 and entries close on 31 December 2016 at 23.59. The winner will be announced in January 2017 and...

16 Nov 2016

FoxP2 prepares to launch new campaign

Advertising agency, FoxP2 is set to unveil its new campaign for asset management company, Stanlib. The campaign will introduce a new look and feel for the brand and will highlight Stanlib's unique multi-specialist approach, with diverse teams in each asset class.

15 Nov 2016

1Life to sponsor Married at First Sight SA

South African direct life insurer, 1Life has entered a multimedia partnership with entertainment channel brand, Lifetime® for A+E Networks® Africa's local adaptation of the reality show, Married at First Sight. The show features six people who willingly participate in an experiment which...

15 Nov 2016

Spark Media launches programmatic advertising

Spark Media has officially launched its programmatic advertising offering, entitled Spark Ignition, a private market place (PMP) tool that incorporates premium South African websites that are part of, or affiliated to, the Caxton CTP group of publishers. It has access to inventory that is...

15 Nov 2016

MullenLowe SA appointed as lead creative agency

Integrated marketing communications group, MullenLowe SA has been announced as lead creative agency for Pepkor Africa's business operations in Central, East and West Africa, including PowerSales in Zimbabwe. MullenLowe SA will be responsible for driving strategic and creative brand awareness and...

15 Nov 2016

Y&R SA's Creative Circle Awards triple win

Y&R South Africa was named the winner in the film category at the Creative Circle Awards in July, August and September 2016. The agency's Investec campaign Burning Ambition was named the winner in July, while its work on the Surf Shack, Chasing The Dragon and True Stories, campaign won in August...

10 Nov 2016

Exclusive Books launches festive pop up podcasts

Exclusive Books has just launched their festive pop-up podcasts which include their latest best sellers and best reads. Reviewer and book event designer, Jenny Crwys-Williams, has been tasked with the production of the podcasts along with radio convergence specialists, Ultimate Media....

10 Nov 2016

NMP SA shortlisted for Google Premier Partner Awards

NMP SA has been shortlisted in the Best Search Performance category in the Google Premier Partner Awards for their Drive South Africa paid-search campaign. In its first year of operations, NMP SA, through sustained campaign success and several key account wins, has maintained its commitment to...

10 Nov 2016

VIMN Africa shines bright at PromaxBDA Awards

Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) Africa received a total of 18 awards at the PromaxBDA Awards which was held in Johannesburg, earlier this month. The PromaxBDA Awards recognises exceptional marketing in the entertainment media and marketing sector. MTV Base received six awards as well...

8 Nov 2016

Sands of Time to start on Zee World

A brand new drama series Sands of Time will air on Zee World, this November. The series which follows Jia and her fight to retain her honour will premiere on DStv channel 166 on 7 November at 22.00.

7 Nov 2016

Six-part series MARS to premiere this month

National Geographic Channel along with several role players in the film and television industry have joined forced forces to create a global event series on the subject of Mars. MARS, the six-part series will premiere in 171 countries in 45 languages, this month, and will showcase innovative...

7 Nov 2016

Improve cricketing skills with Gary Kirsten app

Former Proteas player and coach, Gary Kirsten has launched a free mobile app to help improve the cricketing skills of aspiring batsmen and bowlers, all over the world. The Gary Kirsten Cricket coaching team will be able to assess and assist these players via a short video which they will be able...

3 Nov 2016

Tritech Media acquires interest in KaChing

Thirty percent of KaChing, a cashless, ticketless parking system and smartphone application, has been purchased by Tritech Media, the technology innovator controlled by the Kirsh family. William Kirsh, founder and CEO of Tritech Media, will join the board of KaChing. The founders and Servest, the...

3 Nov 2016

New creative director for Havas Johannesburg

Havas Johannesburg has appointed Tumi Sethebe as its creative director. His list of awards include four Loeries, three Pendorings, one Cannes and one London International Award. Disturbed by how the industry functions in its conventional processes, this advertising professional looks to pay it...

2 Nov 2016

Imago SA relaunces as SkyGroup Communications

Video conferencing supplier Imago South Africa is launching a new corporate identity and name-change to underline its independent status and commitment to its market. Its new name - SkyGroup Communications and positioning statement "Completely Connected" - is a signal to customers that sustained...

2 Nov 2016

Weight-loss talk in Cape Town on 14 November

After maintaining his 70kg weight loss for three years now, PR man Brian Berkman shares the tools that helped him lose weight and keep it off on Monday, 14 November at noon at Richard's Supper Stage & Bistro in Sea Point. "The decision to package a how-to talk comes from a high demand from...

28 Oct 2016

Standard Bank's forex wallet app wins at Efma

Standard Banks' new foreign exchange mobile wallet, 'Shyft'-ing money was awarded a Bronze international award in the Most Disruptive Innovation category, at the 2016 Efma-Accenture Distribution & Marketing Innovation Awards held in Barcelona this week. Through the app, customers can buy a...

28 Oct 2016

Christmas Cheer and Magic at the Boutique Christmas Market in Hyde Park

The Boutique Christmas Market held at Hyde Park Corner Shopping Centre's newest and magnificent events venue has fun and festivities - and of course, shopping - for the whole family. The Boutique Christmas Market at The Park, House of Events on 7, running from 4 to 6 November, is a bespoke...

28 Oct 2016

3D Shell exhibits EziXpo

3D Shell, part of the 3D Group, demonstrated its web-driven exhibitor and services management system, EziXpo at the first Exhibitions of Exhibitions that took place at the Blue Wing Conference and Events Venue at the TicketPro Dome in Johannesburg. Organised by the Association of African...

27 Oct 2016

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