#CannesLions2018: Entertainment Lions shortlist
#CannesLions2018: Entertainment Lions shortlist

The Cannes Lions Entertainment Lions shortlist has been released, with SA seeing five agencies feature in the final round at Cannes Lions 2018!

47 minutes ago

Scene from Origins documentary, The Art of Fishing With Birds. Image supplied.
Genesis renews Origins partnership with Great Big Story

Hyundai's luxury car brand, Genesis is renewing its exclusive yearlong sponsorship of Great Big Story's Origins channel and the creation of a fellowship program dedicated to supporting and showcasing emerging film-makers.

2 hours ago

Brandon Kynoch
#YouthMonth: This 16-year-old developer is dominating the gaming industry

16-year-old self-taught game developer, Brandon Kynoch, is dominating the gaming industry with the App Store having chosen his game, Torus., as its 'Game of the Day' in 137 App Stores worldwide.

By Ilse van den Berg 3 hours ago

Health & Wellness Lions 2018 Grand Prix winner: The 'Corazon - Give Your Heart' integrated campaign for Montefiore by John X Hannes, New York with production and additional by Harbor Picture Company, New York.
#CannesLions2018: Pharma and Health & Wellness Lions winners!

The 65th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity kicked off on 18 June with the Cannes Pharma and Cannes Health & Wellness Lions award ceremonies!

13 hours ago

NMPi and DQ&A to acquire creative specialist, Joystick
NMPi and DQ&A to acquire creative specialist, Joystick

Digital media and technology specialists, NMPi and DQ&A, have announced that they are to acquire US digital creative specialists, Joystick. In doing so the global marketing group will comprise 340 employees across 16 offices globally.

Issued by incuBeta 18 hours ago

Spree and Superbalist merge to form single, focused fashion platform
Spree and Superbalist merge to form single, focused fashion platform

Spree and Superbalist, two of South Africa's most popular online fashion retailers, will merge into a single platform, Media24 and Takealot.com announced today. The new venture will be held 51% by Media24, Spree's current shareholders, while Takealot Group will own 49% of the venture.

18 hours ago

A new look for Blu Approved
A new look for Blu Approved

Blue Label Telecoms has awarded their Blu Approved corporate identity refresh and visual language development to Berge Farrell. Blu Approved brand's purpose is to address inequality of opportunity by allowing all South Africans to transact and interact on an equal footing.

Issued by Berge Farrell 18 hours ago

Unpacking the era of influencer marketing
Unpacking the era of influencer marketing

Influencer marketing is a form of communication which identifies individuals that have influence over potential buyers, then focuses marketing activities around these influencers - mainly online.

By Ronel De Kock 20 hours ago

Publicis Johannesburg's Kaylee Germann and Prince Zwane, leaving for Cannes to take part in the global Young Lions film challege.
#CannesLions2018: Ready to roar with SA pride!

Prince Zwane and Kaylee Germann of Publicis Johannesburg were selected as the winning team in Cinemark's Young Lions competition held earlier this year. As a result, they're now flying out to Cannes to represent the country in a week of creative inspiration.

3 days ago

A first for South African radio
A first for South African radio

Hot 91.9FM has done it again! The multiple award-winning radio station has partnered with AltCoinTrader, for the first time on South African radio, to give listeners a chance to win a whole bitcoin worth thousands of rands.

Issued by Hot 91.9FM 3 days ago

Absa's 'black tax' tweet offends clients, competitors capitalise
Absa's 'black tax' tweet offends clients, competitors capitalise

#Newswatch: Absa tweeted out a poll on 12 June asking its followers to vote on whether black tax is a source of anxiety, a source of pride, a financial burden or a responsibility. The simplicity ('too few' and 'conflicting' options) of this has offended and outraged numerous clients, many of whom have since threatened to leave the bank and move to competitors Nedbank and Capitec.

15 Jun 2018

#Loeries2018: Suhana Gordhan's advertising journey (Part 2)
#Loeries2018: Suhana Gordhan's advertising journey (Part 2)

Raizcorp hosted entrepreneurs and ad people on Friday morning, 8 June, for the second talk in the Loeries Creativity Series at its offices in Sandton. This time, Loeries chair aunty and creative director at FCB Africa, Suhana Gordhan shared her thoughts on the power of creative thinking, what creativity means to her and lessons in leadership she's learnt along her journey in advertising from the boys' locker room to the beaches of Nicaragua, everything from: feelings of fear, doubt and inferiority, consciously turning these into hunger, trust and vulnerability; dealing with dictators; running in high heels; and what it's like to be a woman of colour in the South African context.

By Jessica Tennant 14 Jun 2018

This is what customer management tools should do for your business
This is what customer management tools should do for your business

Do you remember your first car? That great feeling of freedom that came with the ability to drive yourself wherever you wanted or needed to go, without having to ask for a lift, take public transport or cycle or walk. And the 'kudos' from your friends that came with independence.

By Edward Carbutt 13 Jun 2018