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 […]
We’ve updated our revenue rankings to give an overview of the relative scale of ad agencies in the SA comms landscape.
Uncle.Snitch is a new creative digital consultancy promising to bring together multidisciplinary specialists around key business challenges of clients. It’s been launched by Chris James, former managing director of Digitas Liquorice, group account director at Jack Morton Worldwide and senior account director at AKQA. Uncle.Snitch will tailor and distribute teams of remote experts to address […]
Full-service through-the-line agency, RAPT, has been appointed by The Irish Distillers, a Pernod Ricard subsidiary, to manage both digital and experiential channels for Jameson Irish Whiskey. While we have your attention, please would you consider taking out a MarkLives membership to help finance our operations? The covid-19 pandemic is having a huge impact on society […]
by Sabrina Forbes. Alistair King doesn’t buy that copywriting’s no longer needed, and he’s set out to remedy that through launching a new copy test.
by Herman Manson. The Odd Number Group and King James Group have big ambitions for Groundswell, their new joint-venture agency announced last week.
TBWA\Hunt Lascaris Johannesburg has taken top honours in the Creative Circle Overall Rankings Agency of the Year 2019. In second place is Joe Public United, followed by Ogilvy Johannesburg in third. In the Creative Circle Overall Rankings Group of the Year 2019, it is TBWA\ South Africa at no. 1, followed by Joe Public United […]
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.