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Enter Joe Public United's newest growth venture: Joe Public Cape Town
Enter Joe Public United's newest growth venture: Joe Public Cape Town

Branding and communications group, Joe Public has announced the launch of its Cape Town agency, as the newest addition to the Joe Public United family, enabling the group to expand its capabilities and extend its unique offering to markets outside of Johannesburg.

1 day ago

#Newsmaker: KFM's Stephen Werner talks us through their station refresh journey
#Newsmaker: KFM's Stephen Werner talks us through their station refresh journey

KFM is celebrating three years since its station refresh, which saw the launch of KFM Mornings and The Flash Drive with Carl and Zoe. We spoke to Stephen Werner, station manager at KFM 94.5 about the third anniversary of the KFM rebrand and the highlights along the way...

2 days ago

Brave Group enters the media Arena with Sowetan and Business Day wins
Brave Group enters the media Arena with Sowetan and Business Day wins

Brave Group is thrilled to announce its appointment as the principal advertising and creativity agency for two leading Arena Holdings dailies, The Sowetan and Business Day.

Issued by The Brave Group 2 days ago

CliffCentral launches creative content agency, new podcast series
CliffCentral launches creative content agency, new podcast series

CliffCentral.com has announced the launch of its own content agency, offering brands a suite of communication services.

2 days ago

What's influencing where South Africans shop during lockdown?
What's influencing where South Africans shop during lockdown?

South Africa's cash-strapped consumers are not just concerned about pricing when grocery shopping, but also about the measures taken by retailers to ensure shopper safety during the Covid-19 pandemic. This is according to a new report published by BrandsEye, using consumer insights from rewards programme Bonsella.

2 days ago

#StartupStory: Black Coffee Films - first black-owned and only black director-based company in Cape Town
#StartupStory: Black Coffee Films - first black-owned and only black director-based company in Cape Town

After the drought of 2018 struck Cape Town, having lasting repercussions for the South African film service industry, the Black Coffee team went back to the drawing board, as a 'crisis' is just another word for 'opportunity'. They wanted to create something, not just impactful, but a reflection of South African creatives and a space to grow new creative voices.

By Juanita Pienaar 3 days ago

#OrchidsandOnions: Optimism wins the day
#OrchidsandOnions: Optimism wins the day

One of the things which has gone into self-isolation in the past few months is optimism. Along with its sibling, confidence, it's what our country needs now as we battle the coronavirus and the carnage it has wrought on our economy.

By Brendan Seery 30 Jun 2020

2020 BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Ranking reveals growing power and influence of technology
2020 BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Ranking reveals growing power and influence of technology

  • Investment in marketing and brand-building critical for business recovery post-Covid-19
  • Innovation and creativity key drivers of growth as BrandZ Top 100's total worth hits $5tn and delivers $277bn in additional brand value growth
  • Amazon maintains no. 1 spot and accounts for a third of the Top 100 total growth
  • TikTok enters the ranking for the first time at no. 79

Issued by Kantar 30 Jun 2020

Bizcommunity - community, immunity and unity are in our name
Bizcommunity - community, immunity and unity are in our name

This July #BizUnity Month will replace the former Mandela Month but, still, retain the same objectives - focusing on companies standing together for good! This is a prime opportunity for a sponsor to be seen to be standing up and together for SA business.

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 29 Jun 2020

Dr Janet van Eeden appointed as Afda Durban Dean
Dr Janet van Eeden appointed as Afda Durban Dean

Dr Janet Van Eeden will be taking on the title of Afda Durban Campus Dean officially come 1 July 2020.

By Earle Holmes, Issued by AFDA 29 Jun 2020

Mohale Ralebitso joins Wunderman Thompson board as non-executive chairperson
Mohale Ralebitso joins Wunderman Thompson board as non-executive chairperson

Wunderman Thompson announced today that Mohale Ralebitso had joined its South African board of directors as non-executive chairperson. The move comes two months after Miles Murphy joined as CEO of the South African agency - one of the largest integrated agencies in the country.

Issued by Wunderman Thompson 29 Jun 2020

Getting to know Wim Steytler
Getting to know Wim Steytler

Gus and Rafe know him as Dad, but the rest of us know him as an enigmatic filmmaker, intent on bringing our attention to where it should be. Wim Steytler is a commercials director represented by the Star Film Company.

By Ksenija Strydom-Micic, Issued by The Star Film Company 29 Jun 2020

One Million Masks for Cape Town
One Million Masks for Cape Town

The use of facemasks to curb the spread of Covid-19 is absolutely vital - but while the belief and perception is that 'surely by now everyone has a mask', nothing can be further from the truth. There are many essential workers, school children, homeless individuals and visitors to hospitals and care facilities - to name a few - who are not only putting themselves, but others at risk, because of the non-apparent shortage of facemasks.

Issued by Smile 90.4FM 29 Jun 2020

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