Newly formed King James Digital is offering a disruptive costing model for digital media: it will charge clients zero management fees, with absolute transparency on all media buying and placement. King James Digital will only be remunerated on a percentage of the cost savings generated on the media, in comparison to the benchmark of previous […]
The King James Group has brought together its digital agencies in Johannesburg and Cape Town to create a one entity: King James Digital. Launching in October 2017, it combines digital agency Punk and social media specialists, Society, with recent acquisitions, Flint & Tinder and SOC, that were trading as Punk Johannesburg and Punk Media. The […]
by MarkLives. We’ve updated our revenue rankings to give marketers an overview of the relative scale of ad agencies in the SA comms landscape.
by MarkLives. The integrated comms group has acquired a majority stake in the retail and shopper marketing agency.
by Sabrina Forbes. In 2017, TymeBank was the first new banking licence to be awarded in SA in 20 years.
by Sabrina Forbes. “The Walkers [were] just pioneers, way ahead of their times,” says Karabelo Nkoe, Johnnie Walker South Africa senior brand manager.
by MarkLives. South Africa’s Creative Circle has announced its annual award winners and overall rankings for 2018.
The Loeries has released its annual rankings based on performance at the 2018 Loerie Awards, held in Durban in August 2018. This year, for the first time, points for finalists were included in calculating rankings (capped at 10 finalists); previously, points were only awarded for Bronze and above. Agencies The top three agencies are Joe […]
by Herman Manson. Rob McLennan, who won’t be leaving advertising, plans on pursuing a number of passion projects of his own.
by Herman Manson. Over the course of 20 years, King James Group has established itself as one of the creative drivers in the South African agency market.