The future of marketer/creative agency compensation practices
The future of marketer/creative agency compensation practices

With the advent of marketing procurement specialists in recent years, it is perhaps surprising that change in agency compensation practice has been so slow.

By John Little 10 hours ago

Why organisations still struggle to digitally transform - report
Why organisations still struggle to digitally transform - report

An unfortunate reality is that too many business-accelerating and digital transformation initiatives are being hindered by inadequacies in current IT systems' availability.

13 hours ago

How to take part in World Design Day in SA
How to take part in World Design Day in SA

World Design Day is all about exploring and enhancing natural creativity and planting small seeds on change in collectively designing a more human-friendly and inclusive society for all.

By Leigh Andrews 16 hours ago

All images © – Anne Barbotteau from Zip Zap Circus.
Celebrating 25 years of Zip Zap's social circus magic

Zip! Zap! Circus! The non-profit Zip Zap Circus is currently celebrating its 25th year with a series of special monthly shows to showcase their talented students. Here's what you can expect.

By Leigh Andrews 1 day ago

Distell tops up with Cruz vodka
Distell tops up with Cruz vodka

Distell has topped up its booze portfolio with a dash of vodka through the purchase of a 75% shareholding in a company that owns the global rights to Cruz Vodka.

1 day ago

The world has no limits.
#BehindtheSelfie with... Ashish Williams

This week we find out what's really going on behind the selfie with technophile Ashish Williams, former COO now relatively new CEO of MediaCom South Africa.

By Leigh Andrews 1 day ago

African Property Skyline magazine launched
African Property Skyline magazine launched

API Events has launched African Property Skyline magazine. The publication covers real estate investment and development on the continent.

1 day ago

UK Advertising Expenditure 2016
UK advertising passes £21bn in 2016

Following a record Q4 of advertising activity, the UK enjoyed a seventh consecutive year of market growth, as adspend grew 3.7% to reach £21.4bn. The Advertising Association/Warc Expenditure Report, a measure of advertising activity in the UK, has just published the full year figures for 2016.

1 day ago

Leonardo Paez and Max Knox, sponsored by Kansai Plascon, finished fourth in the Cape Epic.
Repainting the local sponsorship picture with Kansai Plascon

Kansai Plascon, better known as Plascon to most, sponsored a duo for the Absa Cape Epic. Their corporate and digital communication specialist Zurita Moore explains why and how this ties into the brand's new positioning: ‘designed for life'.

By Leigh Andrews 2 days ago

Lindemann and Latief of MediamarkSA.
Mediamark makes sure you're upskilled and in the know

The Radisson Blu La Vendome in Sea Point was buzzing on Thursday, 23 March 2017 with marketers and agency creatives excited for the launch of Mediamark's In the Know Now.

By Leigh Andrews 3 days ago

Rene van den Berg © –
In 10 years, magazine sales have halved

What does this mean? Well, lots of things, but it's certainly not the catastrophe many would have you believe.

By Chris Brewer 3 days ago

King James Group’s chief creative officer Alistair King
King James Group drinks in their global win

King James Group's chief creative officer Alistair King says the time when independent local agencies couldn't really expect to work in international brands because of how multinationals tied up the brands at a global level are over.

By Leigh Andrews 21 Apr 2017

Image © Monnas Photography.
A truly sensory Experian experience

The overarching message of speakers at the local launch of Experian's Mosaic customer segmentation tool? As the casualty list of digital disruption grows ever longer, it's time to focus on your specific customers and improve their overall experience of your brand or get left in the dust.

By Leigh Andrews 21 Apr 2017