by MarkLives. Publicis Groupe has been appointed to the second tranche of Distell brands.
by Herman Manson. Distell has consolidated and awarded its account to a new WPP bespoke agency led by Fran Luckin and Paul Jackson.
TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris Johannesburg has been awarded the Klipdrift advertising account by Distell Group following a four-way pitch. The Klipdrift account gain means that the Johannesburg agency in the TBWA\SA stable now handles the advertising of six Distell brands – Klipdrift, J.C. Le Roux, Mainstay, Scottish Leader, Bain’s and Bisquit. As the lead creative and strategic agency […]
Distell has released results for the group for the year ended 30 June 2013. Reported headline earnings rose 12,0% to R1,1 billion, while operating profit increased 26,6% to R1,8 billion. Revenue grew 11,9% to R15,9 billion on a sales volume increase of 7,2%. Domestic revenue increased by 8,6% and sales volumes by 6,1%. Distell’s cider […]
We’ve updated our revenue rankings to give an overview of the relative scale of agencies in the South African communications landscape.
Hoorah wins Bain’s; DAN launches bursary scheme; Epica discounts for SA agencies; New Gen winners; Africa Brand Summit giveaway winners. Hoorah Digital wins Bain’s account from Distell Hoorah Digital has won the Bain’s Cape Mountain Whisky account. The agency will deploy its expertise in “brand strategy development and creative design to deliver a multipronged digital […]
The Creative Circle Monthly Award winners for work flighted during May 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 membership to help finance our operations? […]
Savanna Cider, with agency WPP Liquid, has launched the Savanna Virtual Comedy Bar to support comedians and give South Africans much-needed comedic relief in a time of corona. The first Weekly Bar Night will be held on Thursday, 9 April 2020, and will feature David Kau and Nik Rabinowitz, with Coconut Kelz as host. The […]
by MarkLives. Grey Africa has appointed Dallas Glover as MD of WPP’s bespoke agency for Distell, Liquid.
Khanya Sijaji has joined WPP’s agency for Distell, Liquid, as creative director. A Western Cape born-and-raised creative, with dual Sotho and Xhosa heritage, Sijaji is a graphic designer turned creative director. His experience includes ad agencies such as M&C Saatchi, Leo Burnett and JWT, where he worked on accounts such from Diageo, Heineken, McDonald’s, Ford, […]