Leftfield Beats The Suckers | 20 Dec 2012

Integrated boutique Cape Town advertising agency, Leftfield, have launched an impactful “anti-mosquito” campaign for their Swedish client ThermaCELL. Called “Beat the Suckers”, the campaign, which has been run through social media platforms and a buy-to-win competition mechanic, has targeted local outdoor enthusiasts. ...read more

Show Me The Money – 2013’s Return To Media Basics | 20 Dec 2012

The importance of proving return on investment to clients is probably the biggest overall focus media agencies will see in 2013, says Lerina Bierman, Media Director at global media agency Carat. ...read more

MiWay golf day boosts Nkosi’s Haven | 20 Dec 2012

MiWay has given the Nkosi’s Haven a much-needed boost just in time for Christmas, raising R280,000 for the organisation through its annual golf day. ...read more

Garai leads green number club | 20 Dec 2012

With 25 finishes to his credit, former Port Elizabeth mayor Charles Garai leads the bunch when it comes to The Herald VW Cycle Tour’s exclusive green number club, which is reserved for participants who have done 10 or more editions of the 106km Classic. ...read more

Ster-Kinekor’s app for BlackBerry reaches over 200 000 active users | 20 Dec 2012

Since launching on 24 September 2012, the Ster-Kinekor app for BlackBerry® smartphones, developed by Prezence Digital, has been downloaded more than 200,000 times. After being live for just over 2 months it’s now the most popular of the suite of mobile apps released by the entertainment giant, Ster-Kinekor. ...read more

Tobacco Plain Packaging | 19 Dec 2012

Australia’s decision to introduce a law that requires tobacco companies to sell their products in plain packages has certainly set the cat amongst the pigeons. ...read more

IAS and AdForum.com subscription service offers marketers free access to 20 000 global agencies | 19 Dec 2012

With the fast pace in which the advertising industry evolves, interventions need to be implemented in order to keep up and be at the forefront of that pace. ...read more

Altech scoops TT100 sustainability award | 19 Dec 2012

Altech has won the Sustainable Performance award in the Technology Top 100 (TT100) awards programme for 2012. The company also qualified as a finalist in three other categories: Management of Technology, Management of Innovation and Management of Systems. ...read more

Beach-Goers Stunned By World’s First Floating Vending Machine | 19 Dec 2012

Beach-goers and holiday makers soaking up the sun on Cape Town’s trendiest beach were stunned to see a Lipton Ice Tea Vending machine floating amongst the waves. ...read more

Classified advertising gets a boost from the mobile generation | 19 Dec 2012

The classified advertising business is busier than ever before, according to Felix Erken of Junk Mail, with new mobile channels bringing a younger audience to a well-established marketplace. ...read more

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