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  • The BRC to commission a more comprehensive TAMS audit

    There have been rapid changes in the recent video viewing landscape exacerbated by the Covid outbreak and the resultant accelerated changes in access to alternate video services and data. In this context, it is more important than ever that the industry remains confident in the TAMS (TV Audience Measurement Survey) panel, the core of South […]

  • Who is the Coolest OG?

    In this first-to-TV production, 12 of the Coolest OG’s are competing for a R100 000 grand prize by going through a series of fun and really cool challenges to see if they are truly THEE COOLEST OG. Contestants will go through different challenges in each episode to see who will ultimately win the title of […]

  • Boomtown’s new campaign for Maxeco celebrates 30 years – 10-million pairs – of iconic safety footwear

    South Africa’s iconic safety footwear brand, Maxeco, celebrates 30 years – and 10-million pairs – of protecting the country’s hardworking workforce with a new campaign from Nelson Mandela Bay agency, Boomtown. Maxeco’s owner, Lemaitre, is a pioneer of South Africa’s safety footwear industry. In 1991, it used its first direct injection moulding machine to create […]

  • For the love of convenience

    By Megan Walker, Senior Media Strategist at The MediaShop Consumers want more, better, faster, cheaper and can we have it now please? These recurring themes are popping up more and more in everyday life. After fetching one child from school to drop off at an extra mural recently, he asked to grab something to eat […]

  • The MRF releases MAPS Wave 1 data

    The Marketing Research Foundation (MRF) has made available a limited release of the demographics and segmentation of the first wave of MAPS (Marketing All Product Survey) data to all users. This data can be accessed via all software bureaux. “We’re extremely excited to share topline MAPS Wave 1 results with the media and advertising industry,” […]

  • FoxP2 brings experienced strategy, management brain into the fold

    FoxP2 has brought Sello Leshope, an industry veteran with many years of strategy development and business management experience as well as Loerie and Apex Awards wins to his name for both copywriting and strategy, into its fold as Strategic Planning Director effective April 1. Leshope joins FoxP2 from Ogilvy Africa where he was previously the […]

  • Eskort rolls out an out-of-home campaign to start conversations with Mzansi

    Eskort recently took to market its new repositioning brand campaign. The campaign celebrates South African heritage in its new look and feel, while speaking to the heart of Mzansi in her native tongue. The repositioning brand campaign launched with an on-going out-of-home tactical approach to outdoor advertising to bridge the gap between conventional marketing communication […]

  • Just how ‘nano’ is the Nano Influencer’s impact?

    By Colin Ramparsadh, Business Unit Manager at The MediaShop The very mention of influencer marketing conjures advertisers to think of celebrities purely on a micro and macro level. Using influencers in a campaign is an expensive exercise, not excluding the possibility of a celebrity being caught in a scandal and how it will negatively affect […]

  • Eskort’s digital campaigns smash expectations

    93-million impressions, 15.7-million reach and 7.2-million engagements – these are the record-breaking results achieved by Eskort in just five months for its ALWAYS ON digital campaign created by MetropolitanRepublic and their newly acquired digital agency, 8909. The manufacturer of South Africa’s best loved pork brand recently repositioned with a brave ambition – to redefine the […]

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