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

On the morning of 9 November 2017, 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 3 hours ago

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

Burger King wishes McDonald's a flame-grilled festive season
Burger King wishes McDonald's a flame-grilled festive season

Burger Kings across the world got into the festive spirit by 'gifting' its main competitor, McDonald's, with gas braais to flame-grill their burgers.

7 hours ago

How to thrive in the digital era
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 and consume products and services.

By Marc Gower 8 hours ago

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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 8 hours ago

Five types of reusable bags you can use in promoting your business
Five types of reusable bags you can use in promoting your business

When it comes to promoting your business, there are countless ways you can go about it. Since the goal is to reach out to potential customers and make them aware of the brand, digital marketing, radio/TV ads, paid posts and likes readily come to mind.

Issued by Naija Writers’ Coach 8 hours ago

The importance of visual storytelling
The importance of visual storytelling

It's one thing to see consumer quotes or pictures to help land an insight or piece of work, but nothing beats the moving image and the use of visual storytelling.

Issued by IGI 9 hours ago

Screengrabs from the #OurWorldisRed e.tv brand campaign.
#OurWorldIsRed: Recolouring the e.tv entertainment spectrum

Earlier this month, I chatted to e.tv MD Marlon Davids about their growth over the past two decades as SA's fifth terrestrial television channel and biggest independent one, as well as the channel's new #OurWorldIsRed campaign.

By Leigh Andrews 9 hours ago

The Shape of Water. Image credit:
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.

9 hours ago

Mela Events owners,Enelra Booth (L) and Tiziana Tucci (R) with M&N Brands Group CEO, Zibusiso Mkhwanazi.
M&N Brands: Building an SA-owned ad network, for Africans, by Africans

Earlier this week, it was announced that M&N Brands has acquired Mela Events. Here, M&N Brands Group CEO Zibusiso Mkhwanazi and Mela Events' owners, Tiziana Tucci and Enelra Booth, let us in on the secret sauce of their success and what the Mela Events acquisition foretells of M&N Brands' pan-African future.

By Leigh Andrews 1 day ago

Google announce top South African searches for 2017
Google announce top South African searches for 2017

The results for Google's 2017 Year in Search has just been released, offering a unique perspective on the year's major moments and top trends based on searches conducted in South Africa.

1 day ago

Less than 30% of Africa's e-commerce startups profitable
Less than 30% of Africa's e-commerce startups profitable

Less than 30% of African e-commerce startups are profitable, as ventures tackle issues such as lack of funding, shortage of trust and logistical difficulties.

By Gabriella Mulligan 8 Dec 2017

What makes Sundays so special for advertisers
What makes Sundays so special for advertisers

Sunday is the ideal day for people to kick back and relax, or do whatever it is that they love best and Ads24's Sunday titles - Rapport, City Press, Son op Sondag and Sunday Sun - are the perfect accompaniment for a serene Sunday, which also makes them the perfect platform for advertisers.

Issued by Ads24 7 Dec 2017