Preparing for Black Friday - 8 lessons learnt from 2017
Preparing for Black Friday - 8 lessons learnt from 2017

If 2017 is anything to go by, Black Friday is quickly becoming one of the busiest South African shopping days and, like the US, marks the beginning of the Christmas shopping season.

By Graham van der Merwe 2 days ago

#Apex2018: ALL THE WINNERS
#Apex2018: ALL THE WINNERS

The annual Apex events were held at the Sandton Convention Centre today, 16 July, where the Association for Communication and Advertising (ACA) hosted its 'NeXt Level of Thinking Masterclass' in the morning followed by the Apex Awards gala event in the evening.

2 days ago

Hoorah CSO and co-founder Jay Thomson and Tenzing Agency co-founder Jason Liebenberg.
#NewBiz: Hoorah acquires Tenzing Agency

Digital media consultancy, Hoorah plans to ramp up its e-commerce capabilities with the acquisition of Durban-based design and development agency, Tenzing.

3 days ago

#Mandela100: What NPOs wish corporates knew before Mandela Day
#Mandela100: What NPOs wish corporates knew before Mandela Day

"It was 2pm on Mandela Day at the after-care centre. The children were getting ready to go home when suddenly, 80 volunteers from a large local bank arrived, unannounced. We didn't know who they were, but they wanted to use their 67 minutes to volunteer with us. We appreciated the effort, but we had to turn them away, partly because the children were overwhelmed by the many unfamiliar faces, but mostly because we had no time to prepare the volunteers or the children."

By Joanne van der Walt 3 days ago

What's the use of marketing research? A cynic's answer: Ask Absa!
What's the use of marketing research? A cynic's answer: Ask Absa!

Last week there was great fanfare about Absa's repositioning and rebranding. This seemed like a good time to illustrate the power of predictive measurement, developed by marketing science, called InfoAudit. InfoAudit was used to do the research via Panel Services Africa's online panel and publish our findings before the launch of the new positioning.

By mike broom 13 Jul 2018

MediaCom, PHD and Mindshare feature in M&M Global Awards 2018 shortlist
MediaCom, PHD and Mindshare feature in M&M Global Awards 2018 shortlist

For the second consecutive year MediaCom is the frontrunner for the M&M Global Awards shortlist with 33 shortlisted entries. PHD follows on the global networks list with 20 shortlisted entries and Mindshare with 18.

13 Jul 2018

#MobileCommerce: The growth of mobile shopping in South Africa
#MobileCommerce: The growth of mobile shopping in South Africa

E-commerce is going from strength to strength in South Africa, more and more consumers are gaining confidence in making online purchases that are not solely limited to the likes of books, CDs, electronics, airline tickets and the like.

By Graham Du Plessis 13 Jul 2018

eNCA reveals refreshed look and anchor line-up
eNCA reveals refreshed look and anchor line-up

From 6am on Monday 16 July 2018, viewers get their very first look at the refreshed eNCA channel as well as the new anchor line-up that will be bringing them the news every weekday.

Issued by e.tv 13 Jul 2018

FCB Joburg's TVC for Toyota's new SUV a 'total rush'
FCB Joburg's TVC for Toyota's new SUV a 'total rush'

FCB Joburg's television commercial launching Toyota South Africa's new compact SUV is a 'total rush', pun intended.

Issued by FCB Africa 13 Jul 2018

McCann Health cans global CCO Jeremy Perrott
McCann Health cans global CCO Jeremy Perrott

#Newswatch: Following an investigation subsequent to a complaint concerning the use of "offensive and inappropriate" language, McCann Health's global CCO Jeremy Perrott, who has been with the agency for over a decade, has been fired, with immediate effect, for violation of the agency's Code of Conduct.

13 Jul 2018

Ex-Ogilvy worldwide COO Tham Khai Meng |
Ogilvy fires global CCO Tham Khai Meng

#Newswatch: Ogilvy terminated worldwide CCO and co-chairman Tham Khai Meng's longtime employment (since 1999) with immediate effect today in response to employee complaints regarding his behaviour and a breach of the agency's values and code of conduct.

12 Jul 2018

A new-look eNCA
A new-look eNCA

South Africa's leading news channel moves into a new era - "Give the news impartially, without fear or favor, regardless of party, sect, or interests involved." - Adolph S. Ochs

By Mapi Mhlangu, Issued by e.tv 12 Jul 2018

New appointments at Ogilvy
New appointments at Ogilvy

Ogilvy is proud to announce three new senior appointments that deepen the client-centric approach at the recently re-founded agency.

Issued by Ogilvy & Mather 12 Jul 2018