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#Newsmaker: Grant Sithole joins Avatar as joint ECD

It was announced earlier this week that Grant Sithole, a former creative partner at Bakone, has been appointed to join Avatar as joint ECD alongside Brett Wild...

By Jessica Tennant 5 hours ago

#StartupStory: TMI Media

TMI Media was founded by Quinton Jones and Peter Brooke-Sumner, director of TMI (The Media Image), in October 2016 as a joint venture with a fully integrated digital offering, specially focused on data and analytics...

By Jessica Tennant 7 hours ago

Was Black Friday 2017 a win for SA retailers?

Retailers and consumers, door deals and online marketing, geo-tracking, real-time parking deals and refreshments for physical shoppers. Black Friday has evolved into a complex sales phenomenon...

By Jainita Khatri 16 minutes ago

#DesignIndaba2018: Telling stories about purpose-led design

To many 'Design Indaba' is simply founder Ravi Naidoo, but there's a huge team behind the scenes. Meet Neo Maditla, Design Indaba's new editor-in-chief. With her hard-news background and passion for purpose-led design, she's the tough cookie looking to make the Design Indaba website as popular as its annual Festival...

By Leigh Andrews 2 hours ago

#Newsmaker: Havas bids farewell to Welsh, promotes O'Connor and Sethebe to joint ECDs

Havas Johannesburg has announced chief creative officer Eoin Welsh's resignation, and the promotion of Fiona O'Connor and Tumi Sethebe as joint executive creative directors, effective 2 January 2018...

By Jessica Tennant 2 hours ago

#Newsmaker: Mandy Leontakianakis guides Havas into 2018

Havas recently appointed Mandy Leontakianakis as chief strategy officer to lead from Havas Johannesburg and across the group in Southern Africa, including Havas Boondoggle in Cape Town...

By Jessica Tennant 6 hours ago

#BestofBiz 2017: Marketing & Media

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2017 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views...

5 hours ago

#PrismAwards2018: Call for young judges

The Prism Awards are once again searching for 11 of the best young minds seeking the title of Prisms Young Judge for the 2018 awards...

By Juanita Pienaar 4 hours ago

Disney, Fox in focus on Wall Street as deal talk heats up

Walt Disney Co. and 21st Century Fox shares were in the spotlight on Wednesday amid reports the two media-entertainment powerhouses were readying a major deal for some of Fox's prized television and film assets...

8 hours ago

John Brown South Africa scoops double gold at international Pearl Awards

John Brown Media South Africa has won the gold award for Best Print Magazine Editorial (B2B) at The Content Council's international Pearl Awards ceremony in New York with MiNDSPACE...

Issued by Dentsu Aegis Network 20 minutes ago

Toyota South Africa, FCB Africa 'renew vows'

Toyota South Africa and FCB Africa have 'renewed their vows' meaning that one of the longest-standing relationships in the local advertising and marketing industry will continue uninterrupted...

Issued by FCB Africa 50 minutes ago

Marketers more likely to distribute video on social media vs. paid advertising

A new study shows how marketers use video to generate return on attention (ROA) by socialising business narratives rather than broadcasting them...

3 hours ago

24.com shines at the WAN-IFRA Digital Media Africa Awards

24.com took multiple accolades at the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) Digital Media Africa Awards 2017 on Tuesday, 12 December...

Issued by The SpaceStation 3 hours ago

Mall Ads appointed non-GLA partner service provider for SA Corporate Real Estate Fund

MallAds has been selected to partner with SA Corporate Real Estate Fund to fulfill the role of non-gross lettable area (non-GLA) service provider...

Issued by Provantage Media Group 3 hours ago

New research: SA is more unified than we realise

Although our dreams of a rainbow utopia have faded to a more realistic pallor, South Africans are a resilient nation who remain proudly South African (84%) with an infallible sense of optimism for a bright future for all races...

3 hours ago

To a Vibrant 2017

To all, Vibrant Direct wishes you a merry festive season and safe holidays this Christmas. Thank you to all clients and suppliers for making 2017 a year to never forget and to the overwhelming support which wouldn't have been possible without you...

Issued by Vibrant Direct 4 hours ago

UberEats SA shares top tips for best foodie snaps

UberEats SA share tips to educate people on how to take a good food photograph...

4 hours ago

365 Johnnie Walker statues stride to end woman and child abuse in South Africa

Residents of Johannesburg awoke to the sight of 365 Striding Men 'walking' the iconic Nelson Mandela Bridge, prompting the whole of South Africa to ask, who are they? And why have they come?...

Issued by McCann Johannesburg 20 hours ago

Takealot.com teams up with M&C Saatchi Abel to spread Christmas cheer

Takealot.com and M&C Saatchi are challenging the South African retail sector with a Christmas campaign that turns the formulaic, Eurocentric festive season advertising we have become accustomed to on its head...

Issued by M&C Saatchi Abel 21 hours ago

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Africa news

#BestofBiz 2017: Africa Marketing & Media

Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Marketing & Media site over the past year below...

5 hours ago

How to thrive in the digital era

Forget about digital transformation until you have addressed how you plan to reinvent your business model to address the fundamental and irreversible shift in the way customers make purchasing decisions...

By Marc Gower 1 day ago

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International

Wines and their labels: Crafting narratives that speak to us

Marketing professionals often consider packaging to be a product's primary means of communication. It communicates explicit and implicit messages to the consumer, particularly through its visual aspect.

By Franck Celhay 1 day ago

Times Media Films represents 10 of Golden Globe-nominated films announced

Earlier this week (Monday, 11 December) the nominations for the 75th Golden Globe Awards were announced of which Times Media Films represents ten, including the forerunner for nominations, The Shape of Water with seven nods, followed by The Post and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri with six each. The Greatest Showman and Dunkirk have three nominations each as well.

1 day ago

Jury chairs for ADC 97th Annual Awards announced

The One Club for Creativity has announced nine creative leaders who will serve as jury chairs for the prestigious ADC 97th Annual Awards.

1 day ago

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