Service excellence honoured in 16th Ask Afrika Orange Index Awards

2017-10-31 17:52

The 16th Ask Afrika Orange Index Awards for the service industry were presented in Johannesburg recently.

Uber goes on rare legal offensive, suing ad agency for fraud

2017-09-19 11:55

Uber is accustomed to getting sued. Now it’s doing the suing. And it’s partly thanks to Breitbart News.

Facebook removes advertiser ability to target 'Jew haters'

2017-09-15 10:47

Facebook will no longer allow advertisers to target people by how they describe their education or employer after finding that some were filling in those fields with offensive content.

Facebook faulted for saying it can reach people who don't exist

2017-09-07 10:45

Facebook claims its platform can reach more people than actually exist in the US, which could hurt its push to compete for TV advertising budgets, says an analyst.

De Beers pours cash in diamond ads with biggest spend since '08

2017-08-30 21:36

De Beers is planning to spend more money advertising diamonds than any time in the past decade to win back wealthy shoppers.

Europe's old media forge ad pacts in fight with Facebook, Google

2017-08-16 17:13

In an effort to retain advertisers and slow the advance of Google and Facebook, European broadcasters are forging alliances that offer wider reach for ads.

Beware: Fake Life Healthcare jobs advertised

2017-07-11 18:34

Life Healthcare warns of fraudulent jobs being advertised, using the brand.

Ogilvy scoops 9 Prism awards

2017-05-08 15:11

The Prism awards are presented to public relations and communication professionals who have successfully incorporated strategy, creativity and professionalism.

TV ads make preschoolers snack more

2016-11-23 12:54

Researchers found that 'young children remain highly exposed to TV advertisements for foods that may contribute to unhealthy dietary patterns'.

Irvine Bartlett rebrands

2016-11-10 17:05

Public relations agency Irvine Bartlett has rebranded and expanded to offer integrated marketing services.


Google, Facebook and Twitter scramble to hold Washington at bay

2017-10-10 12:45

Google has summoned policy staff from around the world for a debate on whether the company’s size has made it too attractive as a target for government regulators.

WATCH: SA's most liked TV ads

2017-09-19 05:30

Cars and fast food ads have featured strongly in the latest list of South Africa’s best-liked TV ads, compiled by research agency Kantar Millward Brown.

India's gem hub backs campaign for more diamond ads

2017-09-14 16:29

The push for bigger diamond advertising campaigns and marketing to wealthy millennials has won support from a key part of the industry: India’s manufacturers and retailers.

Investors dump Bell Pottinger amid SA scandal

2017-09-06 11:16

One of Bell Pottinger's biggest investors has cut ties with the PR firm, adding to the list of corporate clients that are deserting the UK-based firm as it attempts to weather a reputational crisis.

Google, like Facebook, unfurls subscription tool for publishers

2017-08-21 10:31

Alphabet’s Google is developing new tools designed to boost subscriptions for news publishers.

Vodacom's claim to be SA's best network is justified - ad authority

2017-07-21 15:09

The Advertising Standards Authority has dismissed a competitor complaint lodged by MTN against advertising in which Vodacom claims to be "SA's Best Network".

Google helps advertisers track spending in physical stores

2017-05-24 14:07

Google says its new tool will track how much money people spend in merchants' brick-and-mortar stores after clicking on their digital ads.

Beware of advertising price without VAT - expert

2016-11-27 18:15

When advertising the price of a product, businesses must be mindful of the provisions of the Value-Added Tax Act, warns Louis Botha, Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr.

Advertising watchdog heads for business rescue

2016-11-15 18:25

The board of the Advertising Standards Authority has voluntarily commenced business rescue proceedings and will be placed under supervision.

Facebook projects more costs with slower ad sales

2016-11-03 10:35

Facebook Inc. reported a quarter that blew past expectations. But its shares fell in extended trading after executives suggested they won’t be able to repeat the performance.

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