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Avatar acquires Espresso DBN, renamed to Avatar DBN
Avatar acquires Espresso DBN, renamed to Avatar DBNArticle

Avatar Agency Group has announced its acquisition of Espresso DBN. The independent Durban-based ad agency has sold 51% equity to M&N Brands, the holding company that owns Avatar. The deal will result in Espresso being renamed Avatar DBN...

7 Aug 2020

#StartupStory: Local entrepreneur dances to the beat of urban culture in SA
#StartupStory: Local entrepreneur dances to the beat of urban culture in SAArticle

South African entrepreneur Andile Mathobela has launched, a digital video magazine documenting the dance culture in South Africa...

Evan-Lee Courie 20 Jul 2020

#BizTrends2020: The growth of mass market digital content
#BizTrends2020: The growth of mass market digital contentArticle

The growth of mass market digital content. That's the biggest shape-shifting, game-changing trend I am seeing...

Zibusiso Mkhwanazi 19 Dec 2019

#FairnessFirst: Understand true diversity to become more inclusively creative
#FairnessFirst: Understand true diversity to become more inclusively creativeArticle

One of the most interesting sessions of the DStv Seminar of Creativity at #Loeries2019 creative week touched on the difference between inherent and acquired diversity. But many gloss over these terms as business jargon and don't even know which is which, and why both are valuable to your creativity...

Leigh Andrews 30 Aug 2019

Image credit: Nathan Dumlao on Unsplash.
Mass market challenges need mass-market peopleArticle

What do clients want the most from us? To help them connect better with mass markets with mass buying power...

Zibusiso Mkhwanazi 30 Aug 2019

Pictured are Paul Holmes of The Holmes Report and Regine le Roux, managing director of South Africa’s Reputation Matters. Reputation Matters scooped up two SABRE Africa awards, one for superior achievement in measurement and evaluation and the other for the industry sector category.
All the 2019 SABRE Awards Africa winnersArticle

The 2019 SABRE Awards Africa winners were handed out following on the annual African Public Relations Association (AFPRA) conference in Kigali, Rwanda, last week...

20 May 2019

#NewBiz: Zkhiphani (what's happening) with M&N Brands' M&N Entertainment launch
#NewBiz: Zkhiphani (what's happening) with M&N Brands' M&N Entertainment launchArticle

Marketing and communications holding group M&N Brands has announced the launch of its content hub M&N Entertainment, which has made its first acquisition through the purchase of online youth entertainment magazine,

21 Jan 2019

Zibusiso Mkhwanazi
M&C Saatchi and M&N Brands part to grow independentlyArticle

Zibusiso Mkhwanazi, founder of M&N brands, Avatar's holding company and Jerry Mpufane, chairman of M&C Saatchi Group confirmed in a statement that the two companies will amicably part and go their separate ways...

Jessica Tennant 28 Aug 2018

#Apex2018: ALL THE WINNERSArticle

The annual Apex events were held at the Sandton Convention Centre today, 16 July, where the Association for Communication and Advertising hosted its 'NeXt Level of Thinking Masterclass' and the Apex Awards...

16 Jul 2018

Odette van der Haar, CEO of the ACA.
Ticket sales open for 2018 Apex Awards and NeXt Level of Thinking MasterclassArticle

Ticket sales are open and selling fast for the two 2018 Apex Awards events being held on Monday, 16 July 2018 at The Sandton Convention Centre...

28 Jun 2018

Avatar Cape Town wins local integrated campaign for H&M
Avatar Cape Town wins local integrated campaign for H&MArticle

Avatar Cape Town has won the integrated 2018 campaign for H&M, marking the global retail giant's first locally produced campaign, including ATL, digital, social, BTL and PR...

15 May 2018

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#Prisms2018: The inconvenient truth about PRArticle

Legal trumps public relations nearly every time. Class action suit anyone?

Keri-Ann Stanton 20 Apr 2018

Top to bottom, left to right: cluster 2 chief judge, Thabisile Phumo – Sibanye Eyezwe; cluster 5 chief judge, Vicki St Quintin, corporate and healthcare consultant; cluster 7 chief judge, ByDesign founder – Kevin Welman; and cluster 3 young judge, Khangelani Dziba
#Prisms2018: All in a day's workArticle

Sixty-plus judges from a multitude of professions and industries judged this year's entries. Entries were judged online. The various panels then convened to discussed and debated, to come to the final winners...

20 Apr 2018

#Prisms2018: The big ask
#Prisms2018: The big askArticle

What is it clients want the most from their PR agencies? And what do PR agencies want from their clients? The answer, it turns out, is simple and not a big ask after all...

19 Apr 2018

2018 Prism Awards young judging panel. Image supplied.
Prism Awards 2018 judging panelsArticle

The judging for this year's Prism Awards has been wrapped up and the stellar lineup of over 60 judges alongside 11 Prisms young judges have deliberated on over 230 entries...

4 Apr 2018

Ngubane captions this “My Caltex family.”
#BehindtheSelfie with... Veli NgubaneArticle

This week, we go behind the selfie with technophile Veli Ngubane, 34-year-old founding partner and chief creative officer at Avatar...

Leigh Andrews 30 Jan 2018

Mela Events owners,Enelra Booth (L) and Tiziana Tucci (R) with M&N Brands Group CEO, Zibusiso Mkhwanazi.
M&N Brands: Building an SA-owned ad network, for Africans, by AfricansArticle

Earlier this week, it was announced that M&N Brands has acquired Mela Events. Here, M&N Brands Group CEO Zibusiso Mkhwanazi and Mela Events' owners, Tiziana Tucci and Enelra Booth, let us in on what the acquisition foretells of M&N Brands' pan-African future...

Leigh Andrews 13 Dec 2017

M&N Brands obtains Mela EventsNew account

11 Dec 2017

FCB took home the title of large agency of the year and overall agency of the year at #FMAdFocus2017. Image: ©

Last night, Wednesday, 22 November, the winners of the 2017 Financial Mail AdFocus Awards were announced at an event held at The Empire Conference and Events venue in Parktown, Gauteng...

22 Nov 2017

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