Marketing & Media trends

What do you think of the new Nando's ad campaign?

Last week, Nando's released the first episode of its 'Origins' TV ad campaign, which over six separate commercials across all the channels will culminate in one mini-saga finale that will play on DStv and selected cinemas from 20 June 2011. 23 May 2011

Mugg & Bean's fictitious history: lying or marketing?

A reader, Ingrid Lotze, recently learnt that Mugg & Bean's history is all fictitious. 2 Nov 2010

Has South Africa been performing well or badly at Cannes Lions?

Leaving TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris Johannesburg's Trillion Dollar campaign for The Zimbabwean out of the ad awards tallies, do you agree with Chris Moerdyk (Why did SA perform so badly at Cannes?) and Tony Koenderman (A film gold at Cannes, SA ad industry fails at Cannes that South Africa has been performing badly these last few years at Cannes Lions? 29 Jun 2010

What do you think of the 2010 Loeries theme?

The Loeries 2010 Call for Entries campaign launched yesterday, Monday, 15 March 2010. 16 Mar 2010

Does FIFA need to make more changes to its ticketing system?

While FIFA announced on Friday, 15 January 2010, that it has introduced a second participating member associations (PMAs) sales phase, is this going to be enough? 18 Jan 2010

What is your opinion of the biz09 trend reports?

Once again, has been running its annual series of trend reports for the new year since last week, with more to come this week as well. 20 Jan 2009