The Big John Top Deluxe meal from Chicken Licken is a relatively well-known offering, yet no one knows where the name Big John comes from or who, if anyone, it’s named after. To satisfy curiosity, the fast-food retailer — in partnership with Joe Public United and Grant de Sousa of They Shoot Films — has […]
Can South Africans rediscover their inner peace? In developing its latest ad campaign, Chicken Licken and agency Joe Public United asked where would it be nearly impossible to find inner peace and what would it look like if this place were, in fact, found? The answer? A small town in the Wild Wild West, a […]
Chicken Licken embraces AI through Joe Public and Romance; Pizza Hut’s 100th African outlet; and helping the underdog with The Friday Street Club — Cheryl Hunter’s weekly pick of product, packaging, design, insight, food, décor and more!
by Oresti Patricios. Joe Public United andThey Shoot Films continue with Chicken Licken’s tradition for quirky commercials that are big on story.
Chicken Licken’s new soul tale, online success for Dial-A-Bed, and Fry’s new superfood breakfast — Cheryl Hunter’s weekly pick!
Joe Public United has released its first Chicken Licken TVC after winning the business in mid-2016. The release comes one week after Chicken Licken founder, George Sombonos, was laid to rest, having lost his battle to cancer. Says Pepe Marais, chief creative officer of Joe Public United, about working on the brand, “We have admired […]
by Remon Geyser. We were curious to see if ads that perform well in South Africa would perform just as well in other African countries.
by Herman Manson. Chicken Licken has appointed Joe Public after parting ways with its agency of the last 13 years: Net#work BBDO.
by Herman Manson. Net#work BBDO has lost the Chicken Licken account after holding it for 13 years.
This ad opens on two “slackers” in a car outside a Chicken Licken, they have just bought meals. On opening the burger box one of the guys discovers that his burger is singing “Love me Tender”. The other guy then exclaims that they are going to be rich and the ad cuts to a montage […]