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Eight African artists join #YouTubeBlack Voices Music Class of 2022
Eight African artists join #YouTubeBlack Voices Music Class of 2022

YouTube has announced a roster of 54 artists, songwriters and producers selected to join the #YouTubeBlack Voices Music Class of 2022. Among the acts from Australia, Brazil, Canada, USA and the UK are eight African artists based in Nigeria, South...

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Smart TV voice assistant transactions to hit nearly $500m in 2023

Spend through voice assistant-enabled smart TVs will reach nearly $500m in 2023, up sharply from the $126m expected in 2021, according to a report from Juniper Research...

14 Oct 2021

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Ex-Cannes Lions chairman Terry Savage appointed as LIA's new chairperson
Ex-Cannes Lions chairman Terry Savage appointed as LIA's new chairperson

London International Awards (LIA) has announced the appointment of Terry Savage as its new chairperson...

14 Oct 2021

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How designers can maintain their individuality working at big fashion houses
How designers can maintain their individuality working at big fashion houses

In the last two decades, several creative directors have come and gone from their prestigious posts at heritage fashion houses...

By Marie-Agnes Parmentier 14 Sep 2021

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Total number of mobile phone users hit nearly 5.3 billion
Total number of mobile phone users hit nearly 5.3 billion

The number of people using mobile phones hit nearly 5.3 billion in July or 67% of the world's population...

2 Sep 2021

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Why livestreamers should sell their products with a poker face - not a smile
Why livestreamers should sell their products with a poker face - not a smile

Smiling or exhibiting other positive emotional displays while selling a product over live video - known as livestreaming - makes people less likely to buy it...

By Michel Ballings and Neeraj Bharadwaj 30 Aug 2021

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Adidas to sell Reebok to Authentic Brands Group for €2,1bn

Authentic Brands Group has a portfolio of more than 30 brands and a history of buying up struggling brands such as Juicy Couture, Forever 21 and Barneys New York...

13 Aug 2021

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Food & Drink 2021 rankings: Coca-Cola and Nestlé continue to dominate

The majority of the subsectors included in the report have recorded cumulative brand value losses this year, as the sector negotiates the fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic...

11 Aug 2021

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Barbie debuts dolls in likeness of Covid-19 frontline workers
Barbie debuts dolls in likeness of Covid-19 frontline workers

Honoured with a one-of-a-kind doll made in their likeness, the six experts in the fields are being highlighted for making a positive impact in their communities...

5 Aug 2021

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Voice assistant transaction values to hit $19,4bn by 2023

E-commerce transaction values via voice assistants will reach $19,4bn by 2023, rising over 320% from just $4,6bn in 2021, according to Juniper Research...

3 Aug 2021

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Tommy Hilfiger collabs with Indya Moore on gender-fluid fashion
Tommy Hilfiger collabs with Indya Moore on gender-fluid fashion

Tommy Hilfiger is launching a gender-fluid summer pre-fall 2021 capsule collection co-designed by non-binary actor and activist, Indya Moore...

28 Jul 2021

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Ad Stars reveals shortlist of finalists
Ad Stars reveals shortlist of finalists

Ad Stars has revealed the shortlist of finalists from multiple categories and countries for the Ad Stars Awards 2021...

16 Jul 2021

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5 Africans selected to serve on Next Creative Leaders 2021 jury
5 Africans selected to serve on Next Creative Leaders 2021 jury

The One Club and 3% Movement have shared information about judges, entry and prizes for the Next Creative Leaders awards and five of these judges are from Africa....

16 Jul 2021

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New York Festivals Advertising Awards winners announced
New York Festivals Advertising Awards winners announced

New York Festivals Advertising Awards has revealed who won the NYF Best of Show Award and more...

15 Jul 2021

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2021 CMO Pencil jury
Jury to select winner of CMO Pencil Award

The One Club has detailed the jury of leading brand-side marketers who will meet virtually to select the winner of the prestigious CMO Pencil Award...

15 Jul 2021

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Warc details Advertising Trends report 2021/2022

Warc has detailed the findings of their Global Advertising Trends report for 2021/2022...

13 Jul 2021

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Young Guns Colorful finalists
COLORFUL finalists get free entry to Young Guns 19

The One Club has announced the finalists of the COLORFUL programme, a prelude to the Young Guns 19 competition...

7 Jul 2021

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Global Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Census extended
Global Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Census extended

The World Federation of Advertisers (WFA) recently launched a global census of the marketing and advertising industry. The deadline to take part has been extended to 31 July 2021...

2 Jul 2021

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Global shopper confidence surging as consumers return to stores - study

Shoppers are beginning to return to physical stores in significant numbers as pandemic measures lift around the world, according to new global research by Mood Media...

30 Jun 2021

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The One Club announces jury for Young Guns 19

The One Club for Creativity has announced the diverse jury of 88 top creatives from 38 countries for the global Young Guns 19...

24 Jun 2021

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'SeeHer Lens' Award aims to honour work which amplifies gender equality
'SeeHer Lens' Award aims to honour work which amplifies gender equality

New York Festivals and The Female Quotient (FQ) has announced a partnership with ANA in the launch of the 2021 NYFA 'SeeHer Lens' Award....

23 Jun 2021

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#CreativeWeek2021: Games in physical reality

Epic Games looks at how game studios and brands work together...

Emily StanderBy Emily Stander 21 Jun 2021

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Golden Drum Festival opens entries for competition
Golden Drum Festival opens entries for competition

The Golden Drum International Festival of Creativity had opened registrations for its Young Drummers and The Golden Drum competitions...

18 Jun 2021

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D&AD Shift NY 2021 open for applications
D&AD Shift NY 2021 open for applications

D&AD has announced the launch of the 2021 edition of the D&AD Shift with Google programme in New York...

16 Jun 2021

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D&AD 2021 social media trends

Find out about the key social media trends Ashleigh Burton saw in the D&AD Awards...

Ashleigh BurtonBy Ashleigh Burton 14 Jun 2021

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Cannes Lions Live 2021 launches full content agenda

Ster-Kinekor has announced the content agenda for Cannes Lions Live...

11 Jun 2021

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New Barbie collection made using recycled ocean-bound plastic
New Barbie collection made using recycled ocean-bound plastic

The launch forms part of Mattel's goal to achieve 100% recycled, recyclable or bio-based plastic materials across all its products and packaging by 2030...

11 Jun 2021

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APO Group and Getty Images agreement offers global platform for African press releases and images
APO Group and Getty Images agreement offers global platform for African press releases and images

APO Group has signed an agreement with Getty Images that will make images and press releases about Africa instantly available...

10 Jun 2021

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YouTube Music opens 2022 applications for #YouTubeBlack Voices Fund

YouTube Music is opening applications to the #YouTubeBlack Voices Fund Class of 2022...

10 Jun 2021

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#CreativeWeek2021: The importance of cultural nuance in advertising

Today, I report on a panel hosted earlier this week, 'One size does not fit all: the importance of cultural nuance in advertising'...

Emily StanderBy Emily Stander 9 Jun 2021

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