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Savanna Non-Alcoholic Lemon: break the rules, change your world
Savanna Non-Alcoholic Lemon: break the rules, change your world

Savanna has always been the maverick of the South African cider market. It's challenged the category norms with innovations like Savanna Loco - cider infused with Tequila flavour - and the rum-flavoured Savanna Blackbeard.

Issued by ByDesign Communications 27 minutes ago

What's the purpose of 'purpose' in B2B?
What's the purpose of 'purpose' in B2B?

If you think a brand's purpose has no place in B2B, best you consult your HR department. You might be surprised to learn who is influencing procurement and why, in 2019, purpose power is the new purchase power...

Issued by icandi CQ 22 hours ago

FlySafair's R5 Sale: What a day it was!
FlySafair's R5 Sale: What a day it was!

On 7 May in South Africa, on the eve of 2019 general elections, while the rest of the world joined The Duke and Duchess of Sussex in welcoming the Royal Baby to the world, the low-cost airline, FlySafair, held its annual R5 Sale...

By Khuthalani Khumalo 1 day ago

DJ and comedian, Khathu Litshani.
Q&A w/ Khathu Litshani: Being multiskilled is crucial in the entertainment industry

Having worked in the entertainment industry for over seven years Khathu Litshani has been called producer, brand influencer, MC, event organiser and businessman and is now working on Kooking with Khathu, in collaboration with Viva Nation TV...

By Juanita Pienaar 1 day ago

Corporate South Africa to discuss its role in shaping perceptions at the 2019 Brand Summit South Africa
Corporate South Africa to discuss its role in shaping perceptions at the 2019 Brand Summit South Africa

Corporate South Africa will be sharing a couch with Mondli Makhanya (Editor-In-Chief of City Press) at the 2019 Brand Summit South Africa to discuss the crucial role it plays in shaping perceptions about South Africa...

Issued by Brand Summit South Africa 1 day ago

Image source: Gallo/Getty Images.
What sets challenger brands apart from the rest

Underdogs have a special place in the hearts of many. Whether it's a revolt against the Romans or the ice-veined Spartans' last stand against the Persians at Thermopylae, either through superior tactics or better use of technology and resources the outnumbered often triumph against incredible odds.

By Mikhaila Hunter 2 days ago

Kantar Africa Life 2019 report.
#AfricaMonth: How can brands fuel growth in Africa?

Successful brands must have a strong local resonance and activation if they are to emotionally connect with consumers in Africa and fuel growth in the fast-changing region...

2 days ago

HelloFCB+ designs for Cradle of Human Culture
HelloFCB+ designs for Cradle of Human Culture

HelloFCB+, the human connections agency based in Cape Town, designed the corporate identify for the Cradle of Human Culture...

Issued by FCB Africa 2 days ago

The Loeries Travelling Exhibition stops at Red & Yellow School of Logic and Magic this May
The Loeries Travelling Exhibition stops at Red & Yellow School of Logic and Magic this May

The Loeries Travelling Exhibition will be at Red & Yellow School of Logic and Magic, Cape Town, from 27-31 May 2019...

Issued by Loeries 2 days ago

Gen Z: How is business responding to a generation who prefers loyalty to novelty?
Gen Z: How is business responding to a generation who prefers loyalty to novelty?

There are new kids on the block. Gen Z looks beyond instant gratifications and 'dream jobs' to stability and loyalty. Julian Diaz, Head of Marketing at Skynamo looks at how business needs to adjust to meet the needs and expectations of this new generation...

Issued by Skynamo 3 days ago

Robyn Campbell and Mark Tomlinson of HelloFCB+.
#DigitalAgencyShowcase: Emphasis on the silent 'plus' at HelloFCB+

Rob Stokes, chairman of Red and Yellow School, got their second #digitalagencyshowcase underway by calling Mark Tomlinson and Robyn Campbell of HelloFCB+ to the podium, to explain the process of combining Hellocomputer and FCB Cape Town as HelloFCB+, and why the 'plus' is silent but so important...

By Leigh Andrews 16 May 2019

Trevor Stuurman and Nomalanga Shozi star in new G-Star campaign
Trevor Stuurman and Nomalanga Shozi star in new G-Star campaign

Multimedia visual artist Trevor Stuurman and media personality Nomalanga Shozi are the faces of G-Star Raw's South African SS19 brand campaign...

16 May 2019

Brand Africa partnership to launch Africa's Best Brands
Brand Africa partnership to launch Africa's Best Brands

African Media Agency partners with Brand Africa to launch the 7th Annual Brand Africa 100: Africa's Best Brands...

15 May 2019

Credit: Just Imagine.
#AfricaMonth: Africa's revival - foretelling or fairy tale?

Welcome to the future, where a continent once cast in darkness has come into the light...

By Salona Naidoo and Gabi Wojtowitz 15 May 2019

Animal welfare and conservation organisation ifaw unveils rebrand
Animal welfare and conservation organisation ifaw unveils rebrand

The International Fund for Animal Welfare (ifaw), a global animal welfare and conservation non-profit organisation, recently unveiled its rebrand...

15 May 2019

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How marketing with CSR at its heart can change the world

Fitting in perfectly with the rise of purpose-led marketing across the globe is Jeanne du Plessis, corporate affairs and citizenship leader at Procter and Gamble (P&G) South Africa. Du Plessis is a passionate believer that business can and should be a force for good in the world...

By Leigh Andrews 14 May 2019

5 ways to make the small print the big idea
5 ways to make the small print the big idea

The advertising industry has evolved into a science. It now pursues statistics to support marketing decisions and often applies this mandate to the creative product too...

By Sheila McGillivray, Issued by One Lady & A Tribe 14 May 2019

Is your brand telling the true story?
Is your brand telling the true story?

Stories are a powerful part of the human experience. Yes, we see them told at bedtime to children listening in rapt silence, but they're also told daily in election campaigns, fundraising drives and in business, through brand storytelling...

By Yaw Dwomoh 13 May 2019

Katja Thielen, creative director and founder of the UK’s Together Design and this year's Loeries design jury president...
#Loeries2019: "Discover how different cultures are reflected through their creativity and ideas" - Katja Thielen

I chatted to the international jury presidents ahead of the upcoming Loeries Creative Week. Kicking off the series is this year's design jury president Katja Thielen, creative director and founder of the UK's Together Design...

By Leigh Andrews 10 May 2019

Content, at your service
Content, at your service

Brands are seeing a global shift from selling products to selling services, but where does content fit in to the "Life as a Service" model, asks Jordan Leschinsky, group digital editor at John Brown Media South Africa...

Issued by Dentsu Aegis Network 9 May 2019

Brand South Africa encourages citizens to exercise their constitutional right and make their X count
Brand South Africa encourages citizens to exercise their constitutional right and make their X count

Brand South Africa's "Solve Your Why's with an X" campaign launched in April to encourage citizens on the importance of exercising their constitutional rights to vote...

Issued by Brand South Africa 7 May 2019

Screen grab from ADC 98th Annual Awards' Black Cube for Best of Show winner, “The Truth Is Worth It,” on behalf of The New York Times, awarded to Final Cut New York and Furlined Santa Monica with Droga5 New York.
#OneShow2019: All the ADC 2019 winners!

The colours of the 711 winners of the 98th global ADC Annual Awards were revealed on the first evening of the One Club for Creativity's Creative Week, held on 6 May 2018 at Metropolitan West in New York, with a Merit Award coming home to SA, for Grid Worldwide's #HopeJoanna...

7 May 2019

Experience trumps channel
Experience trumps channel

Brands need to show up in relevant environments with tailored offerings and a seamless purchasing journey...

By Refilwe Maluleke 6 May 2019

Being playful pays
Being playful pays

There's nothing new about gaming, but in this age of expanding connectivity, what's next on the fun frontier? Sikota Bones, Media Director at DAN Zambia, explores...

Issued by Dentsu Aegis Network 6 May 2019

Designing Bain's international passport to status
Designing Bain's international passport to status

To set the Bain's Cape Mountain Whisky offering apart, Just Design created a concept that builds on the brand story, amplifies the brand assets and adds layers of premiumness to the visual identity...

Issued by Just Design 6 May 2019

Be as human as possible
Be as human as possible

Technology is changing the way we live our lives, however, technology does not tell the whole story. We do...

Issued by Madex 3 May 2019

How tribal marketing will redefine the branding landscape
How tribal marketing will redefine the branding landscape

Over the past 10 years, we have seen digital technology reconfigure the relationships between brands and consumers. The rise of globalised competition has given people more choice than they have ever had before...

By Ernest North 3 May 2019

Fepe International is now World Out of Home Organization
Fepe International is now World Out of Home Organization

Fepe International is rebranding as the World Out of Home Organization...

2 May 2019

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Norah Jones, KFC and forgiveness

We had been waiting almost an hour. An hour is a long time to wait. You start playing weird games in your head. I will count to thirty. When the big hands gets to the five, I am definitely out of here. You also silently seethe...

By Damon Stapleton 1 May 2019

Siwundla hates taking selfies, so took this one especially, and captions it: “The lesser spotted Inoba selfie. A rare find.” We added the burger and crown emoji.
#BehindtheSelfie with... Inoba Siwundla

This Worker's Day, we go behind the selfie with Inoba Siwundla, brand manager at Burger King South Africa...

By Leigh Andrews 1 May 2019

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