by Mike Beukes. I believe, without a whisper of doubt, doing away with pitches will be good for agencies, clients, brands and even pitch consultants.
by MarkLives. Suhana Gordhan is the new ECD at Duke Group, effective 1 September 2020.
by MarkLives. The Odd Number has been voted the ad agency to watch in 2020, with the Duke Group as runner-up, in SA by SA agency execs in 2019.
The winners for the Creative Circle Monthly Awards, for work flighted during June, July and August 2019, have been announced. Categories judged were Print, Digital and Interactive, Film, Radio and Audio, Out of Home, Live, PR & Media and Integrated. All Communication Design entries will be judged in a separate session in October. All the […]
by MarkLives. This week we feature insight into Garagista’s “For Sale Ale” campaign by Duke.
by Herman Manson. Duke founders figured that, if they could save their business, they could save other businesses. And so was born the agency’s secret weapon: its Brains Trust.
Saatchi BrandsRock’s Rémy Martin campaign; the Denny mushroom burger; and unique designs at Wearels.co.za — Cheryl Hunter’s weekly pick!
by Herman Manson (@marklives) MetropolitanRepublic has issued a statement announcing the closure of its Cape Town office. “In a refocusing of its business interests following client demand and resultant opportunities, integrated creative advertising agency MetropolitanRepublic has decided to close its Cape Town branch and open additional branches in new markets on the African continent,” reads the announcement.
by Herman Manson (@marklives) MetropolitanRepublic recently launched its new Cape Town office under the leadership of Josie Fisher. The agency is renting an impressively large open plan office space in trendy De Waterkant. Still mostly empty of people Fisher and her team sees the office as an expression of confidence in their ability to scale quickly an win new business.