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Cape Town Tourism wins top spot in international film awards
Cape Town Tourism wins top spot in international film awards

Cape Town Tourism's Love Cape Town, The Movie has been awarded the first prize in the "Tourism Destination - City" category at the International Tourism Film Festival, Africa Awards, while Cape Town Tourism's Welcome to Khayelitsha was awarded second prize.

3 days ago

#LockdownLessons: Offer customers value for money, says The Crazy Store's Kevin Lennett
#LockdownLessons: Offer customers value for money, says The Crazy Store's Kevin Lennett

The Crazy Store MD shares how the in-store environment has had to change to prioritise health and hygiene, and why offering customers value for their money is more important than ever...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 3 days ago

Brian Wieser, global president, Business Intelligence, WPP.
The impact of Covid-19 on global advertising investment [report]

Brands cut $50bn from global adspend in wake of Covid-19, according to Warc's new report; Global Advertising Trends: The impact of Covid-19 on ad investment...

28 May 2020

Covid-19 driving fundamental shifts in Africa's consumers
Covid-19 driving fundamental shifts in Africa's consumers

The Covid-19 pandemic has given rise to a new kind of African consumer who is already displaying fundamental shifts in consumption and purchase behaviour...

27 May 2020

Why Ford, Chanel and other companies pitch in during a crisis - without the government ordering them to
Why Ford, Chanel and other companies pitch in during a crisis - without the government ordering them to

Severe shortages of critical medical supplies have prompted governments to compel private companies to fill the gap...

By Elham Mafi-Kreft and Steven Kreft 26 May 2020

Kemble Morgan
#LockdownLessons: Keeping spirits lifted while working from home

Young Living Essential Oils opened its South African office just 7 months ago, and now, like many of us, the local team is having to adapt to do business under lockdown...

22 May 2020

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A moment of reckoning for business

As the Covid-19 pandemic disrupts lives and damages economies, society is looking to big business for leadership and solutions. So far, however, the private sector has not lived up to expectations, Edelman's most recent Trust Barometer data shows...

By Jordan Rittenberry 21 May 2020

Q&A: Mmusi Maimane talks 'One South Africa' digital platform
Q&A: Mmusi Maimane talks 'One South Africa' digital platform

Mmusi Maimane, the chief activist of 'One South Africa' Movement (OSA), recently launched its digital platform to connect and engage with South Africans through these unprecedented times...

By Evan-Lee Courie 21 May 2020

How the Covid-19 crisis could remodel the luxury industry
How the Covid-19 crisis could remodel the luxury industry

The Covid-19 crisis has hit the luxury and fashion industry hard. According to a study conducted by the Boston Consulting Group, sales in these two sectors could drop by 25% to 30%...

By Isabelle Chaboud 20 May 2020

#StartupStory: Christopher, the future of AI in Africa
#StartupStory: Christopher, the future of AI in Africa

'The Commodore' shares insights into Christopher Africa, the platform that offers brands the opportunity to tap into consumer micro-moments and conversations on social media using AI...

By Evan-Lee Courie 20 May 2020

BBDO Minneapolis with BBDO New York's “The Infinity Classroom” for Theirworld.
ADC 99th Annual Awards Week: The New York Times Magazine wins four Gold Cubes

The New York Time Magazine wins four Gold Cubes on the second day of ADC 99th Annual Awards...

19 May 2020

Tertius Carstens named CEO for PepsiCo sub-Saharan Africa
Tertius Carstens named CEO for PepsiCo sub-Saharan Africa

Tertius Carstens, the current CEO of Pioneer Foods, has been appointed CEO of PepsiCo sub-Saharan Africa with immediate effect...

19 May 2020

Impact BBDO Dubai with BBDO Pakistan Lahore and Samar Minallah Khan Islamabad's “Truck Art Childfinder” on behalf of Berger Paints.
ADC 99th Annual Awards Week: 36 Cube winners in Fashion Design and Illustration

Winners in Fashion Design and Illustration were revealed on the first day of the week-long online ADC 99th Annual Awards, part of The One Club for Creativity and the world's longest continually-running program celebrating excellence in craft and innovation in all forms of design and advertising...

18 May 2020

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Controls to manage fake news in Africa are affecting freedom of expression

Governments across the world are responding to the Covid-19 pandemic. Alongside the mountain of related challenges, fake news has become a source of frustration. Some are now referring to this fake news phenomenon as a 'disinfodemic'...

By Ashwanee Budoo 18 May 2020

Kenyan activist Boniface Mwangi is arrested during a protest in Nairobi in 2014. AFP via Getty Images.
New media voices are telling Kenya's Covid-19 stories - from the ground up

In the last two months, a wide range of Covid-19 news stories have provided multiple perspectives on the scale and impact of the pandemic in the Kenyan context...

By Wambui Wamunyu 18 May 2020

NYF Advertising Awards announces 2020 recipients of special Industry Awards
NYF Advertising Awards announces 2020 recipients of special Industry Awards

NYF Advertising Awards announces 2020 Industry Awards with McCann Worldgroup earning Global Network of the Year, Mastercard is Global Brand of the Year; Jung von Matt AG is Independent Agency of the Year...

12 May 2020

Forrester forecasts $2.1tn in retail losses globally in 2020
Forrester forecasts $2.1tn in retail losses globally in 2020

Forrester predicts that due to the coronavirus, retail sales in 2020 will decline by an average of 9.6% globally, a loss of $2.1tn...

7 May 2020

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D&AD announces 2020 programme

Following D&AD's announcement earlier this year confirming the 2020 Awards would go ahead in a digital capacity due to the global coronavirus outbreak, the organisation has announced its programme for the 58th edition of their annual awards...

6 May 2020

AME Awards announces 2020 finalists
AME Awards announces 2020 finalists

New York Festivals 2020 AME Awards has announced its 2020 finalists, honouring effective work that works...

4 May 2020

The One Club's Creative Week transforms into Creative Month 2020
The One Club's Creative Week transforms into Creative Month 2020

The One Club's annual in-person Creative Week in New York has transformed into Creative Month 2020, with more than 60 sessions with creative leaders from around the world streaming free of charge from 4-29 May...

29 Apr 2020

Lex Bradshaw-Zanger, L'Oréal.
Warc Awards 2020 announces Effective Social Strategy shortlist

The final shortlist has been released for the Warc Awards 2020. 21 campaigns have made the Effective Social Strategy shortlist, which links social strategies to business success...

29 Apr 2020

Source: Wan-Ifra website.
Winners of the Wan-Ifra European Digital Media Awards announced

Wan-Ifra has announced the winners of the European Digital Media Awards, with 7 out of 9 of winners coming from Denmark, Norway or Sweden...

23 Apr 2020

Ash Tailor - Global brand and marketing director, Legoland.
Warc Awards 2020 announces Effective Content Strategy shortlist

21 campaigns for a wide range of product categories for global brands across different markets have been shortlisted in the Effective Content Strategy category, which rewards content strategies that can demonstrate a business outcome...

22 Apr 2020

Finalists announced for global ADC 99th Annual Awards
Finalists announced for global ADC 99th Annual Awards

The One Club for Creativity has announced the finalists for the global ADC 99th Annual Awards...

21 Apr 2020

Ivan Pollard. Image credit: General Mills.
Warc Awards 2020 announces Effective Use of Brand Purpose shortlist

The Warc Awards has announced its Effective Use of Brand Purpose shortlist...

15 Apr 2020

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Covid-19 causes interest in Netflix to rise by 142%

Data gathered by Learnbonds.com indicates that global interest in streaming platform Netflix has risen by 142% over the last year due to the coronavirus pandemic...

9 Apr 2020

Covid-19 will bring about a retail apocalypse
Covid-19 will bring about a retail apocalypse

No one can truly know what the outcome of this pandemic will be, nor when the virus will pass or if it will ever be defeated. We will forever mark this moment as one of seismic significance...

By Howard Saunders 8 Apr 2020

Joe Stubbs, Interbrand. Image supplied.
Key learnings behind the winning work from the Warc Rankings

Warc has released Lessons from the World's Most Awarded Brands, a report based on an analysis of the recently released three Warc Rankings - Creative 100, Media 100, Effective 100...

8 Apr 2020

Jane Wakely, Mars & Mars Pet Nutrition.
Warc Awards 2020 announces Effective Innovation shortlist

20 campaigns have been shortlisted in the Effective Innovation category, which recognises innovative thinking that has transformed a business to deliver tangible results...

8 Apr 2020

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