#NewCampaign: Liquorice makes its Mark on Avon emoji chatbot
#NewCampaign: Liquorice makes its Mark on Avon emoji chatbot

Since winning the Avon account in July, digital agency Liquorice has developed an innovative personalised video bot using Facebook Messenger to launch Avon's Mark Liquid Lip Matte product range.

By Jessica Tennant 1 day ago

Bruno Witvoet, Unilever Africa president and Mechell Chetty, Unilever vice president for HR, Africa, at the opening of Unilever’s new Africa hub.
Unilever's brand plan to grow business across Africa

Multinational Unilever has launched an Africa hub in Johannesburg, South Africa, as part of its ongoing drive to grow its business of iconic brands across the African continent.

2 days ago

#SACSCCongress: Nigella Lawson on the role of food in storytelling
#SACSCCongress: Nigella Lawson on the role of food in storytelling

Internationally renowned food writer and TV cook Nigella Lawson has amassed a loyal following of food lovers charmed by her no-fuss approach to cooking and ornate descriptions of food that are telling of her authentic passion for the subject.

By Lauren Hartzenberg 2 days ago

(c) Sergey Rasulov -
Are TV audiences declining?

At first it's hard, if not impossible, to get a grip on TV audiences. It will remain difficult until the industry has some real and solid research to confirm whether it's one way or the other.

By Chris Brewer 2 days ago

If it's not about the work, then what's it about?
If it's not about the work, then what's it about?

After spending my first 10 years in advertising working in account management, I moved into the people and HR space as Partner: Talent for the M&C Saatchi Abel group of companies in 2014.

By Wouter Lombard, Issued by M&C Saatchi Abel 2 days ago

Celebrate your year-end event at Cape Grace
Celebrate your year-end event at Cape Grace

Spring has arrived in Cape Town, which signals that year-end is fast approaching.

Issued by Cape Grace 3 days ago

Kwesè TV secures BBC content deal
Kwesè TV secures BBC content deal

BBC Worldwide has announced that it has concluded its first content sales deal with new pan-African broadcast network Kwesè TV, a subsidiary of Econet Media.

3 days ago

All the Most Awards 2017 winners
All the Most Awards 2017 winners

The 9th Most Awards were held at The Wanderers Club in Johannesburg last night, announcing Massiv Media as Media Owner of the Year and PHD as Media Agency of the Year. Both companies featured in previous years.

15 Sep 2017

Business accelerator for fashion entrepreneurs launched
Business accelerator for fashion entrepreneurs launched

Marketing agency Nonzero is collaborating with Standard Bank to create the Business of Fashion accelerator programme, ‘Threads - stitched by Standard Bank', to boost South Africa's up-and-coming fashion designers and turn them into powerful fashion CEOs.

15 Sep 2017

Taking a closer look at media monitoring, AVE and regulation - Part one
Taking a closer look at media monitoring, AVE and regulation - Part one

In this three-part series, I chat to ROI Africa MD Tonya Khoury about the ins and outs of media monitoring, how AVE fits into it all (and if it should), the need for regulation in the industry, and what this all means for Bizcommunity and our clients.

By Angie White 15 Sep 2017

Jenna Murray-Smith: A driving force behind the Red Cherry legacy
Jenna Murray-Smith: A driving force behind the Red Cherry legacy

Jenna Murray-Smith, one of the driving forces behind the 23-year-old Red Cherry legacy, has recently been appointed Managing Director. “It's exciting times for us,”, says CEO Mike Glover, “and Jenna's contribution in the last 15 years has put our exciting Red Cherry brand firmly on the map.” Glover goes on to say, “We have evolved to such an extent that we need the likes of Jenna to take the lead.”

Issued by Red Cherry Interactive 14 Sep 2017

Kantar Millward Brown announces South Africa's Top 10 Best Liked Ads for Q1 and Q2 2017
Kantar Millward Brown announces South Africa's Top 10 Best Liked Ads for Q1 and Q2 2017

Kantar Millward Brown's Best Liked Ads list celebrates South Africa's favourite TV commercials. These are the ads that have been rated as the best liked by the South African audience whom we believe to be the most important critic - the person who ultimately chooses to buy your brand or not.

Issued by Kantar Millward Brown 14 Sep 2017

Tumi Morake stands proud after being told to 'go back to the bush'
Tumi Morake stands proud after being told to 'go back to the bush'

Comedian and radio personality Tumi Morake has lifted the lid on racial slurs she's been receiving since joining the Jacaranda Breakfast radio show.

By Chrizelda Kekana 14 Sep 2017