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Starbucks’ brand purpose is ‘serving one cup, to one neighbour at a time’. They made it their mission to redefine what ‘neighbourhood’ meant to people, understanding that for most city dwellers this is no longer geographical, but is made up of a small number of disparate places that feel genuinely welcoming.
A witty online and print campaign from FCB Joburg for Toyota 86, the sports car jointly developed by Toyota and Subaru, leverages instant message chat to demonstrate the vehicle’s racy urban prowess and drive home its pay-off line, ‘go Play’.
NetFlorist, South Africa’s largest same-day gift and flower delivery service, recently challenged its agency to get guys to send their gals more flowers more often, not just on anniversaries and birthdays.
Giant Films director Karien Cherry is in the running for the prestigious Young Director Award (YDA) at this year’s Cannes festival. Karien received the nomination for her award-winning New Balance spot ‘Baby vs Dale Steyn’, for the King James Group.
With Afrikaans increasingly being buffeted by strong head winds, Dagbreek Trust, in collaboration with like-minded organisations and role-players, decided to join forces and launch a comprehensive campaign to boost Afrikaans anew and establish the language as a strong brand.
Joe Public United is proud to announce their recent partnerships with two new agencies in Africa.
After an extensive pitch process, Promise has been appointed as the agency of record for Edcon’s Speciality Division.
As their payoff states, Mercedes Benz trucks are trucks you can trust.
iKineo recently built a campaign on ‘Virtual Reality’ to develop a truly 360–experience on behalf of one of our clients.
The team at Publicis Machine, SA’s leading integrated communications agency is fast earning a reputation for creating great television commercials that effectively interpret the client brief, while resonating with consumers.
The Indian High Commission in South Africa and its Consulates in Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town, in collaboration with yoga schools and other stakeholders, will be celebrating ‘International Day of Yoga’ before and on 21 June in several cities in South Africa.
Y&R South Africa’s Cape Town office and partners recently celebrated the release of the final instalment of a three-part documentary series on #Operation45, a project that followed the progress of two small boys who received life-changing surgeries to correct their cleft lips.
In the closely observed category of South African Financial advertising, authenticity and local relevance are important touch points. Witness Stick Communications and GIANT FILMS’ director Ian Gabriel’s new campaign for Rand Merchant Bank (RMB), built around the central theme of collaborative thinking in which rowing is explored as the metaphor for RMB’s Corporate and Investment Banking.
Director Karien Cherry’s recent Sanlam campaign has just been awarded first place in the Creative Circle ‘TV, Cinema and Film’ category for March.
Hot on the heels of successfully delivering on its first outing, at Meetings Africa, for South African Tourism after being awarded the multi-million rand account last year FCB Joburg has helped the office notch up another major success, INDABA 2016.
“Brutal Simplicity of Thought” is the abiding philosophy of M&C Saatchi Abel and one that could well serve as the impetus behind the interior design of the advertising agency’s new Johannesburg premises. Restrained, contemporary and modelled on a “less is more” ethos, with the inherent ability to age gracefully, the new offices, based at number nine, 8th Street, Houghton, seamlessly parallel the agency’s award-winning work.
Get ready to be inspired by the best brains in the business. This year the APEX awards are upping the effectiveness stakes by doing things a little differently. Two events. One day. 7 July 2016.
Publicis Machine scooped a coveted D&AD Pencil Award for its Play-Doh ‘Cookies’ ad in the Poster category in the D&AD international creative awards for 2016 – one of only two Yellow and 11 Wood pencils to be won by South African agencies. The announcement was made at the awards ceremony in London, last Thursday evening (19 May 2016).
We live in a world that is rapidly changing. Every day more and more channels, options and ideas come to life, allowing us to access the latest technological advances as well as the latest devices every few months, at only a moment’s notice.
The last three years have seen momentous growth for Africa’s biggest online Publisher Goal.com.