by Felix Kessel (@FelixAK) How does African advertising stack up against the global standard of creativity? Stop and think before you provide a reflex answer to this seemingly simple question.
by Tom Fels (@thomasfels) Radical movements in three aspects of our industry are redefining the landscape, setting the scene for the next era in adland in South Africa.
In which revenue band does which ad agency lie? It’s an important question and one that isn’t entirely clear. Many ad agencies don’t reveal South African revenue figures (although listed groups such as WPP might reveal aggregated figures for the region or the network, often they don’t break down revenue by agency brands). AdReview and …
by Herman Manson. The former Leo Burnett South Africa CEO/CCO and OwenKessel co-founder is now leading creative at WPP’s bespoke agency for Distell.
by Herman Manson. We list the most-read-about account pitches and new business wins on MarkLives during the course of 2019.
by MarkLives. More industry tributes to the late, great Keith Rose, South Africa’s director extraordinaire.
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. Alistair King, King James Group SA CCO, has been inducted into the Loeries Hall of Fame.
by MarkLives. Here’s the final batch of Loeries 2019 finalists announced during Creative Week Durban, 19–25 August 2019.
by MarkLives. Loeries 2019 finalists are being announced during Creative Week Durban, 19–25 August 2019. This is the first batch.