Afrozaar to liven logos with AR

Afrozaar is set to introduce the South African market to LogoScan, an augmented reality (AR+) enabled app. The app allows users to experience digital content in AR by holding up their smartphones to activated logos and scan. The logos will be preloaded on its server that, when matched with a live...

25 Oct 2018

Defy, Barcelona join forces in SA

Defy has entered a regional partnership with Spanish football club FC Barcelona. The partnership kicked off with a launch event at Soccer City Stadium in Soweto on 28 March 2018. As part of the partnership, Defy intends on launching a CSI initiative called Future Legends to identify and develop...

28 Mar 2018

Stratitude awarded for Beyers Chocolates packaging

Stratitude received a silver award in the food category at the IPSA Gold Pack Awards 2017, that was held at the Inanda Club in Sandton, Johannesburg. The integrated agency received the accolade for its work on the Beyers Chocolates slabs. The Gold Pack Awards promote and encourage world-class...

27 Nov 2017

Puma Energy is the Flying Lions aerobatic team's new sponsor

Members of the media were treated to an aerial display at the Rand Airport in Johannesburg, which Puma Energy used to announce its sponsorship of the Flying Lions aerobatic team. The team unveiled its newly branded Harvard AT6 aircraft, which it will be showcasing throughout the year when it...

5 May 2017

Heineken extends UEFA Champions League sponsorship

Heineken has extended its current sponsorship agreement with UEFA Champions League until 2021. “As Europe's best football teams fight it out for on-pitch glory, Heineken will be rewarding its South African fans with prizes,” explains Themba Ratsibe, marketing manager, Heineken South Africa. The...

10 Apr 2017

Heineken SA committed to encouraging responsible drinking

A day before the opening of Parliament in Cape Town, Heineken South Africa held a media networking session on increasing responsible alcohol consumption and road safety awareness. The session was attended by government communicators and journalists. Heineken SA has launched a corporate and brand...

9 Feb 2017

New Fanta campaign

Fanta has launched a campaign on its social media pages inviting fans to let everyone know what their favourite #FantaTastesLike. The brand will then select its favourite post and put out a challenge to selected bloggers and vloggers who will interpret the post and turn it into a video. The...

28 Oct 2015

Grant's Whisky launch #IOU campaign

Grant's Whisky launched a new TV campaign entitled '#IOU Africa'. Aligned with the Grant's #IOU campaign, the TV spot challenges the notion of individual success and reflects the reality that none of us have made it this far in life on our own but sometimes we find it hard to express gratitude to...

26 Jun 2015

Wrangler launches 'Make your Own Track' campaign
Wrangler launches 'Make your Own Track' campaign

Wrangler has launched its Spring/Summer 2014 'Make your Own Track' campaign that calls on explorers to impress it with adventurous and creative stories of their journeys on Instagram. Daily prizes are available, with one winner receiving a R3000 Stuttafords voucher for the most creative story and...

29 Sep 2014

Parisian trip for Appletiser "Crown is Yours' winner

Tania Bloemhoef from Vredenburg, Western Cape won the recent 'The Crown Is Yours' competition, by entering the unique code she found under the tab pull of her Appletiser can. The couple enjoyed four days in Paris, experiencing the royal treatment offered by the competition. "The brand is all about...

27 May 2014

Sony competition offers 2014 FIFA World Cup tickets
Sony competition offers 2014 FIFA World Cup tickets

Sony Mobile Communications in partnership with Vodacom South Africa has announced its 'Brazil Calling' competition, where two consumers can win tickets to the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Rio de Janeiro this year. To enter, consumers must purchase one device from Sony's Xperia Z range on contract through...

20 Feb 2014

Dulux offers trip to Rio
Dulux offers trip to Rio

A current Dulux competition offers consumers the opportunity to win two tickets to Brazil, seven night's accommodation and a grandstand ticket to the Rio Carnival 2014, worth R100,000 or one of 10 Sony Bravia 46" LED TVs. Entrants need to purchase any tin of paint that features the Dulux Dog on...

6 Nov 2013

Leave your tribute to AdVantage magazine

On Tuesday, 2 July 2013, AdVantage Magazine announced that after 20 years of covering the South African media, marketing and advertising industry, final edition had been sent to the printers. We at Bizcommunity invite you to honour this iconic industry print title - and our now former media partner...

3 Jul 2013

Kraft Foods South Africa name change

In line with its international branding, Kraft Foods South Africa will be known as Mondelez South Africa from 1 July 2013. This follows the October 2012 strategic decision to split Kraft Foods International and create two separate companies, one of which was Mondelez International. Chapelat...

5 Jun 2013

Obikwa opens Facebook to faces
Obikwa opens Facebook to faces

click to enlargeObikwa wines have launched an innovative and easy-to-use Facebook tab, entitled "O Face" that lets you unleash your inner ostrich online. The tab activates a webcam to take a photo or gives users the choice to use one of their existing Facebook images. Once they have decided which...

18 Jul 2012

Competition in Durban North shopping centre this weekend

The Home Centre in Springfield Park, Durban North, will hold a customer competition from 10am to 3pm on Saturday 23 June 2012, offering prizes worth R15 000. It takes place in the central parking lot, offering a carpeted area for participants, seating for an audience and a DJ to set the mood. For...

19 Jun 2012

Pongrácz competition at Makro
Pongrácz competition at Makro

click to enlargeMakro and Pongrácz are running an exclusive competition for consumers who purchase a bottle of the Méthode Cap Classique before the end of June 2012. The winner will win a beautiful chandelier. For detailed competition rules, go to

12 Jun 2012

Puma helps share the love
Puma helps share the love

Puma is sharing the love this Valentine's Day with a new campaign designed to help the football fans cope with the problem that occurs every 14 February: how not to miss the game and still make your Valentine feel like she (or he) is your number one. gives your Valetine their...

13 Feb 2012

Online kisses for Valentine's Day
Online kisses for Valentine's Day

click to enlargeThe Jay Jays First Kiss campaign has in-store rollouts that will have shoppers pull out their cellphones to either take a photo or interact by scanning the QR codes. The codes take them to a virtual online kiss, where they can virtually kiss one of the Jay Jays models. To back the...

25 Jan 2012

Menlyn gears for the mobile revolution
Menlyn gears for the mobile revolution

Menlyn Park is keeping up with social media advances and the mobile revolution, ensuring its aligned with what Generation Y finds important. This generation shift is generally marked by an increased use and familiarity with communications, media, and digital technologies. As such, the centre has...

26 Aug 2011

McCain announces winners of competition
McCain announces winners of competition

click to enlargeMcCain has announced the winners of its recent campaign to promote its Young and Tender range of frozen vegetables, which was run in conjunction with Phillips. It focused on the concept of lending a hand in the kitchen, with a grand prize consisting of Phillips kitchen appliances, 50...

27 Jul 2011

Pick n Pay offers free grocery delivery to busy new moms

Pick n Pay and Huggies have created a special offer for busy Moms with babies - any online grocery order, containing an order for a pack of Huggies Gold Jumbo, Bulk pack or New Baby nappies, will qualify for a free delivery, paid for by Huggies. The promotion closes on 31 January 2012. To order, go...

18 Apr 2011

January's Jet bride of the year finalist
January's Jet bride of the year finalist

click to enlargeMaureshia Welkom of Mamre, Cape Town, has been named as the January finalist in the Jet Club Bride of the Year competition and will compete with five other lucky brides to be named Jet Club's Bride of the Year. As a finalist, Welkom has already won fabulous prizes, including beauty...

18 Jan 2011

Berea Centre promotes Valentine's Day

During February 2011, Berea Centre in Durban is hosting a Valentine's Day competition aimed at shoppers who spend R100 or more at the centre. The first prize is a limousine ride to the Havana Grill and the second prize is R1000 in shopping vouchers to spend at the centre. The draw will take place at...

5 Jan 2011

Jet Club bride of the year finalist
Jet Club bride of the year finalist

click to enlargeNozipho Xulu of Umlazi in Kwa-Zulu Natal has been named as one of the finalists in the Jet Club Bride of the Year competition and will compete with five other lucky brides to be named Jet Club's Bride of the Year. Xulu, who as a finalist has already won loads of fabulous prizes,...

10 Dec 2010

Retail trends in 2011

Are you a thought-leader within the retail arena and would you like to forecast possible trends in 2011 for the industry? If so, send your RETAIL TRENDS 2011 to moc.ytinummoczib@liater-srotubirtnocbRev('brev-798590ac-f96e-4381-957c-cc30daf33e2e',...

30 Nov 2010

New agencies for Bank SETA

The Banking Sector Education and Training Authority has appointed Indigo Marketing, a B2B agency specialising in brand strategy, marketing, design and event marketing agency and HMC Seswa Corporate Communications, a PR consultancy to manage its marketing and communications....

29 Oct 2010

Doubling the competition

Following the success of last year's 'Win A Car' competition, Baby Soft toilet tissue has launched its national on-pack 'Double Up' competition, where one family stands a chance to win two cars. The promotion is available on the Baby Soft 2 Ply white 9's packs, with competition packs sporting a...

27 Aug 2010

Jack Daniel's special edition birthday bottle
Jack Daniel's special edition birthday bottle

click to enlargeIn celebration of the 160th birthday of its founder, Jasper Newton "Jack" Daniel, the Jack Daniel's Distillery will release a special commemorative bottle to mark the occasion. Jack Daniel was born in September 1850, but no one knows the exact date because the records were lost in a...

27 Aug 2010

One year for Hemingways
One year for Hemingways

click to enlargeHemingways Mall, East London, is celebrating its first birthday on 24 September 2010 and, in collaboration with the Daily Dispatch, will be giving away two Volkswagen Vivos on the day. Entry forms are available in the Daily Dispatch each day and competitors need only visit the mall...

19 Aug 2010

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