Politics aside, integrated marketing agency Avatar has done a management reshuffle with co-founder Zibusiso Mkhwanazi stepping down as CEO to take on a bigger role as group CEO of Avatar Investment Holdings and the Avatar360 Group, which owns the agency's Johannesburg and Cape Town offices
Jessica Tennant 3 days ago
In prehistoric times, great stories were told sitting around a campfire. In the glow of the flames storytellers would share exciting tales to impart information, to teach, to encourage and to entertain. Storytelling is an evolutionary mechanism crucial to human communication and central to our success
Parusha Partab 20 Apr 2017
I was having an interesting discussion last week with someone who is in the image processing business and he was lamenting the fact that there is so much video around these days - in all areas of life, not just in the marketing sector - that it is becoming like wallpaper and in danger of losing its impact
Brendan Seery 18 Apr 2017
Publications can improve advertising revenues if they take advantage of real-time print adverts and that will help not only their ailing fortunes but the ailing fortunes of publishing printers, too
Vaughan Patterson 18 Apr 2017
Grey continues its expansion in key African markets with the appointment of Centrespread as its affiliate in Nigeria.
Just because social media enables us to respond immediately, does not mean that what we respond to has changed, or that any less time and effort needs to be devoted to creating shareable content
DDB Mozambique wins big at the 4th Lusophone Annual Festival of creativity held in Lisbon, Portugal
FCB's leaders from across the globe were recently in Cape Town for their Global Leadership Conference
Leigh Andrews 30 Mar 2017
Tony Granger, South African born and bred global CCO of Y&R Advertising, shares how the network resists the usual by focusing on local relevance while collaborating globally in real time
Leigh Andrews 28 Mar 2017
Daniel Marcus, CEO of Magnetic Software warns local agencies against letting bad budgeting habits trickle into their business operations and eat into profit margins
The export numbers for Irish whiskey are predicted to double to 12 million cases by 2020, with Africa seen as a key growth market for the category
Lauren Hartzenberg 27 Mar 2017
The importance of using data and being transparent in the outdoor media planning and buying process
Marketers want better ways to visually inspire mobile shoppers to purchase, and so Facebook is introducing a new ad format called 'collection'
FRANKFURT, Germany - German sportswear maker Puma said Tuesday it set a new quarterly record for sales between January and March, springing over the €1bn-barrier and upping its forecasts for the year.
The second set of D&AD Pencil winners have been announced, with an additional 10 South African entries making the grade in the final categories!
London International Awards (LIA) has announced a new competition to validate the importance of the Social Influencer. Phil Ranta, chief operating officer at Studio71, will chair the inaugural jury for Social Influencers.