AB InBev Africa has appointed Dentsu Aegis Network as the company’s media planning and buying agency in Africa. The company will be transitioning from Initiative Media to Dentsu Aegis, a decision based on strategic and commercial criteria. This follows the completion of a review of the company’s media-planning and -buying capabilities at a global level […]
Following a three-way pitch process earlier this month, the King James Group has been awarded the AB InBev Global Brands business. Through this new partnership, the global brewers will collaborate with the integrated agency to establish and grow its international brands, including Corona, Stella Artois and Beck’s, in South Africa. Comments Alastair Hewitt, brand director: high […]
The IAB SA has announced the finalists for its 12th Annual Bookmark Awards, being held at The Galleria in Sandton, Johannesburg, on Thursday, 19 March 2020. View agency profiles and news at Ramify.biz All the finalists Entrant Title Brand Product Campaign: Digital strategy TBWA\Hunt Lascaris Joburg In Rehersal for Unbound Joburg Ballet The Unbound Production […]
South African Breweries (SAB) is introducing environmentally friendly labels for its product packaging to help reduce the group’s impact on the environment by 57 tonnes/yr. The Core Linerless Solutions labels, which have no release liner, have been developed in partnership with Ritrama, and “completely suppress the waste of the release liner of older self-adhesive labels”, […]
The 2019 IAB Bookmark Awards finalists have been announced across 76 categories. The awards honour students, individuals, agencies, publishers and brands using digital and mobile channels. The final round of judging takes place on site in Johannesburg and Cape Town 8–9 March 2019 and the winners will be announced at the 11th Annual Bookmark Awards […]
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Brand communications agency, Joe Public United, has been awarded South African Breweries’ Castle Milk Stout account. This is in addition to Redd’s and Brutal Fruit, also in the SAB stable, which it won in January 2017. Comments Gareth Leck, Joe Public United GCEO, “SAB and Joe Public United continue to build on the equity of […]
Breaking news: Matthew Bull, former chief creative officer of Lowe & Partners (an Interpublic Group company) and founder of SA agency Lowe Bull, has teamed up with Andrew Whitehouse, Executive Creative Director at FoxP2, to launch a New York based ad shop, the Bull Whitehouse. The agency will be a sister agency to South Africa’s FoxP2.
The winners for the Creative Circle Monthly Awards for work flighted during January, February, March and April 2020 have been announced. The categories judged were Print, Digital & Interactive, Film, Radio & Audio, Out of Home, PR & Media, Live and Integrated. While we have your attention, please would you consider taking out a MarkLives […]