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How Jameson mixed up their marketing efforts during Covid-19
How Jameson mixed up their marketing efforts during Covid-19Article

Brands in all sectors of the economy have come through Covid-19 with varying degrees of success. The liquor industry was of course hard hit...

Beatrice Marfleet 30 Mar 2021

Alcohol industry recovery - glass half full
Alcohol industry recovery - glass half fullArticle

The alcohol industry, which supports over one million livelihoods, is relieved at the easing of ban, but the debate as to how we deal with our attitudes around alcohol in SA is long overdue...

Michael Smollan 4 Feb 2021

Image source: Gallo/Getty Images.
Alcohol industry places its own restrictions on its advertisingArticle

The alcohol industry in SA has put together a marketing code which voluntarily restricts the way they advertise their products to the public...

5 Feb 2020

How brand blocking regulations in South Africa could lead to further job losses
How brand blocking regulations in South Africa could lead to further job lossesArticle

A legislative trend of applying branding and marketing restrictions on alcohol, junk food and sugar is gaining traction across the world and posing a threat to some of the worlds' most famous brands...

Ron Cregan 27 Jun 2019

Global evidence suggests that alcohol advertisements increase adolescents’ favourable attitudes towards drinking. Shutterstock
How easy access to alcohol, and adverts, affect women in South AfricaArticle

Public health research suggests that concerns about alcohol advertising and accessibility warrant strong regulatory action...

Leslie London & Neo Morojele 30 Jan 2019

Responsible Drinking Media Awards announces 2018 finalists
Responsible Drinking Media Awards announces 2018 finalistsArticle

The Diageo SA Responsible Drinking Media Awards (RDMAs) has announced the finalists for 2018...

28 Aug 2018

Deputy minister of Department of Social Development, Hendrietta Bogopane-Zulu and Ingrid Louw, CEO of Aware.org. Image supplied.
Aware.org launches responsible drinking campaignArticle

The new consumer campaign of the Association for Alcohol Responsibility and Education (Aware.org) turns the saying "drink like there's no tomorrow" on its head...

Danette Breitenbach 1 Jun 2018

Mad Men's Roger Sterling (John Slattery) and Don Draper (Jon Hamm). © AMC.
Mad Men days are overArticle

Last week WPP sent a memo out to all staff changing tack on their work drinking policies. Sam Swaine reckons the party is coming to a close and the industry is finally shaking off the Mad Men stigma...

Sam Swaine 11 Apr 2018

Government wants liquor ads ban
Government wants liquor ads banArticle

The Department of Health is seeking a ban on alcohol advertising in the controversial Liquor Amendment Bill now with the Cabinet...

Linda Ensor 26 Feb 2018

Regulatory shifts bring risks and opportunities for brands and media owners
Regulatory shifts bring risks and opportunities for brands and media ownersArticle

With consumers' attention fragmented across multiple channels, leading brands are already implementing multichannel marketing strategies. Regulatory pressure is just one more reason to pick up the pace...

Werner Lindemann 13 Oct 2017

Western Cape takes a sober look at ways to curb drinking
Western Cape takes a sober look at ways to curb drinkingArticle

It's going to be much harder to buy a beer in Cape Town if the Western Cape government has its way...

Katharine Child 20 Sep 2017

Alcohol industry criticises government's 'vague' socioeconomic study
Alcohol industry criticises government's 'vague' socioeconomic studyArticle

The South African Liquor Brand Owners Association (Salba) has criticised the government's inadequate socioeconomic impact assessment...

Linda Ensor 21 Jul 2017

New ACA board members elected
ACA announces new boardArticle

The Association for Communication and Advertising (ACA) held its 70th AGM on Wednesday, 5 July 2017, electing its new board of directors for 2017/2018...

17 Jul 2017

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You are about to be banned!Article

Of course we all know that the advertising bans of alcohol products is getting closer and closer...

Chris Brewer 8 May 2017

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Cabinet mulls crackdown on booze advertsArticle

This week, the cabinet could approve policy recommendations that would lead to the disappearance of marketing of alcoholic beverages from primetime slots on TV...

Asha Speckman 7 Jun 2016

[OOH Focus] Global OOH trends
[OOH Focus] Global OOH trendsArticle

The biggest out-of-home trend in 2016 is digital out of home (DOOH). PricewaterhouseCoopers also predicts the industry will continue to show steady growth...

Danette Breitenbach 30 Nov 2015

Alcohol Advertising: A Global Legal Perspective available now
Alcohol Advertising: A Global Legal Perspective available nowArticle

The second issue of 'Alcohol Advertising: A Global Legal Perspective' has been issued and it indicates the heightened regulation of alcohol advertising is expected to continue...

26 Oct 2015

Chris Moerdyk
Media and ad industries need a dose of Epsom SaltsArticle

It has been almost inevitable that the print media and ad industry representative bodies are going through some considerable trauma right now...

Chris Moerdyk 6 Aug 2015

Seems everyone agrees ads are not the drinking and smoking culprits
Seems everyone agrees ads are not the drinking and smoking culpritsArticle

Last week, Government published its National Liquor Policy in an effort to curb the horrendous alcohol abuse in South Africa. The new regulations make sense, although some are overly complicated...

Chris Moerdyk 28 May 2015

Digitally bright future for outdoor
Digitally bright future for outdoorArticle

Within the next decade, digital advertising is expected to account for more than a quarter of all billboards, as it is increasingly replacing traditional paper billboards across South Africa...

11 Feb 2015

[Trends 2015] A return to brands with providence
[Trends 2015] A return to brands with providenceArticle

Consumers are returning to products that have distinct origins, providence and have stories to tell, says the newly appointed managing director of Pernod Ricard South Africa and Namibia, Paul Scanlon...

Paul Scanlon 6 Jan 2015

Dr. Ludi Koekemoer
[Trends 2015] A new breed of advertising creative neededArticle

A look into the future demands a look into the past. Many moons ago advertising was fun, agencies provided serious strategic input and media planning...

Dr. Ludi Koekemoer 18 Dec 2014

Most popular lists for 2014 on Bizcommunity
Most popular lists for 2014 on BizcommunityArticle

Here they are, Bizcommunity.com's 2014 lists of our most popular articles - those that drew the most comment, our most-visited galleries, our most-read contributors and the most popular companies...

18 Dec 2014

Chris Moerdyk
Government on an ad-banning rollArticle

It was entirely predictable that after a relatively trouble-free and politically safe banning of tobacco product advertising almost two decades ago, government would turn its attention to liquor, fast food and a raft of other forms of advertising...

Chris Moerdyk 12 Nov 2014

Liquor City plans to grow franchise portfolio
Liquor City plans to grow franchise portfolioArticle

Liquor City‚ which has about 300 franchised and owned stores across SA‚ plans to ramp up its franchise portfolio by taking under-pressure independent liquor retailers under its wing.

Nick Hedley 14 Oct 2014

South African consumer rights under threat
South African consumer rights under threatArticle

The prohibition of alcohol advertising and raising the age limit for alcohol sales to 21 is an infringement of consumers' rights to choose their own lifestyle...

Danette Breitenbach 13 Aug 2014

Chris Moerdyk
Bad news for media and marketersArticle

The spectre of advertising bans on liquor and fast food advertising as well as restrictive onslaughts against the media are glaringly evident in Jacob Zuma's choice of cabinet.

Chris Moerdyk 29 May 2014

Booze ad ban will have dire outcomes
Booze ad ban will have dire outcomesArticle

Banning alcohol advertising will not reduce alcohol abuse in South Africa.

Nomaswazi Nkosi, Health Reporter 21 May 2014

War on demon drink
War on demon drinkArticle

Alcohol abuse costs South Africans an estimated R245bn a year, and policies are needed to mitigate its harm in the same way that smoking is tackled.

4 Feb 2014

[2014 trends] Taking deep breaths in marketing and media
[2014 trends] Taking deep breaths in marketing and mediaArticle

The primary trend in 2014, in my opinion, will be taking deep breaths to try and make practical sense of the tsunami of technology and radical consumer changes that have taken place in the past few years. And top priority will be:

Chris Moerdyk 20 Jan 2014

The opportunities in the alcohol advertising ban
The opportunities in the alcohol advertising banArticle

It's obvious that banning alcohol promotion won't stop people from drinking but it's also abundantly clear that the social cost of alcohol abuse is much more than society can afford.

Lebo Mukansi 10 Jan 2014

Department of Health to assess effect of alcohol ad ban
Department of Health to assess effect of alcohol ad banArticle

The Department of Health is to commission an independent regulatory impact assessment (RIA) of its plan to ban the advertising of alcohol products.

Linda Ensor 27 Dec 2013

SABC cuts 'improper' adverts during mourning
SABC cuts 'improper' adverts during mourningArticle

The SABC has informed the advertising industry that it will not accept "inappropriate" adverts during the period of mourning for deceased former president Nelson Mandela.

Linda Ensor 13 Dec 2013

Underage drinking campaign amplifies with above-the-line advertising
Underage drinking campaign amplifies with above-the-line advertisingArticle

The dti, the National Youth Development Agency (NYDA) and South African Breweries (SAB) created the You Decide campaign programme in a successful public private partnership to reduce the amount of underage drinking.

9 Dec 2013

Ban alcohol advertising totally? Let's try something else
Ban alcohol advertising totally? Let's try something elseArticle

We are a nation of compromise. Back in the day when our country was first forged, we settled on three capitals instead of one.

Keeran Sewsunker 21 Nov 2013

Chris Moerdyk
2014 marketing and media predictions (formal launch of 2013/14 silly season)Article

As a consequence of the accuracy of my predictions for the past year, I have once again been instructed to do likewise for the year 2014. And at the same time, formally launch the 2013/14 media industry silly season.

Chris Moerdyk 12 Nov 2013

Rugby museum stirs Bok memories
Rugby museum stirs Bok memoriesArticle

The faded, almost grey, Bok jersey had been discarded by its previous owner - a farm labourer in South Africa's Western Province was wearing it. It had been handed down in his family for decades before Frederik "Swys" Joubert noticed it, realised its importance as a piece of rugby history and added it to his collection.

Sulaiman Philip 11 Nov 2013

Ban on alcohol advertising: devastating effects
Ban on alcohol advertising: devastating effectsArticle

Representatives of major alcohol companies and a researcher on Tuesday told Parliament that the proposed ban on alcohol advertising was likely to have a devastating effect on the economy.

30 Oct 2013

Zapiro cartoon - it's just not cricket
Zapiro cartoon - it's just not cricketArticle

NEWSWATCH: FXI is concerned at the outrage over a recent Zapiro cartoon depicting the Hindu god of success, Lord Ganesh, reports news24, while the Sunday Times has defended the cartoon, reports Mail & Guardian.

Rod Baker 30 Oct 2013

Cabinet dismisses reports of division over alcohol advertising
Cabinet dismisses reports of division over alcohol advertisingArticle

President Jacob Zuma's Cabinet has issued a statement dismissing claims that it is divided over the Control of Marketing of Alcohol Beverages Bill.

17 Oct 2013

Cabinet in disarray over bill banning alcohol adverts
Cabinet in disarray over bill banning alcohol advertsArticle

The Cabinet is divided over a bill that would impose a total ban on the advertising of alcohol‚ with departments such as health and social development wanting to curb the misuse of alcohol‚ and economic departments concerned about the depressing effect on the economy of such a ban.

Carol Paton 16 Oct 2013

Cabinet approves bill banning alcohol ads
Cabinet approves bill banning alcohol adsArticle

Cabinet has approved a draft bill banning alcohol advertising and it will now be gazetted for public comment, Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini said.

23 Sep 2013

Alcohol industry demands say on billArticle

The health department has made it impossible for the alcohol industry to make input on a proposed ban on alcohol advertising, the industry claims.

17 Sep 2013

Gaelyn Scott
About that alcohol advertising ban...Article

Will it work? What impact will it have on sports sponsorships? In this article, however, the question is asked: Will such a ban be constitutional?

Gaelyn Scott 6 Sep 2013

Booze is hazardous to SA's people
Booze is hazardous to SA's peopleArticle

Alcohol abuse is one of the biggest killers of South Africans, causing 7% of all deaths and disabilities in a year.

Schalk Mouton 2 Sep 2013

Alcohol ad ban still on the cards
Alcohol ad ban still on the cardsArticle

According to a report on Times Live, the ban on alcohol advertising has been approved by an inter-ministerial committee. "The bill will have to be approved by a cabinet committee and then by the cabinet before being released to parliament and the public," the report states.

8 Aug 2013

Fat, sick and sad South Africans
Fat, sick and sad South AfricansArticle

Two-thirds of women in South Africa are overweight or obese; the country's preschool children are among the fattest in the world and a quarter of adults eat too much sugar and fat. However, most South Africans thnik they are pretty healthy.

7 Aug 2013

Survey finds young South Africans support alcohol ad ban
Survey finds young South Africans support alcohol ad banArticle

The government will likely only have moderate support from young South Africans should they go ahead with a proposed ban on the advertising of alcoholic beverages.

1 Aug 2013

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