NEWS & ANALYSIS

"EXCLUSIVE: Wunderman on BMW win • ABC Q2 2019 • #AgencyFocus: Demographica • YGK: Farah Fortune" - MarkLIves

And other top advertising, media and marketing news, analysis and opinion on the website for this week and last, including…

On the Radar:

Pernod Ricard SA to centralise ops in Jozi
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 New biz wins for Flume, DUO
DStv appoints lead sponsorship, activations agency
New media ops lead at The MediaShop

Features:

EXCLUSIVE: Wunderman Thompson SA on BMW Group win
by Herman Manson. BMW Group South Africa has moved both its BMW and MINI brands to Wunderman Thompson South Africa.

Magazine circ continues dramatic decline, falling 18.7% YOY
Weekend newspapers leads circ losses — ABC Q2 2019
by Herman Manson. The ABC of SA has released consumer-magazine and newspaper circulation statistics for April–June 2019 (ABC Q2 2019).

#AgencyFocus: Anthropology works at atypical Demographica
by Carey Finn. Anthropology is the B2B marketing agency’s latest approach to solving advertising problems.

Young, Gifted & Killing It: Farah Fortune
by Veli Ngubane. Farah Fortune on travelling the world as a mom, Khuli Chana, 4IR and a warning about expensive makeup.

The Martini Shot: #MeToo in SA film production
by Bobby Amm. In the SA film production sector, some local advocacy groups claim sexual harassment is rife and under-reported.

Frank: Kindness & the clientagency relationship

by Mimi Nicklin. Why is it that, even in today’s transparent society, people think it’s ok to be unkind, simply because the phone call is between two people “at work”?

Regular Reads:

Q5: How to create better content, with Matt Potter [interview]
by Carey Finn. The John Brown Media UK chief content officer has strong feelings about content. Get it right, and you’ve got a lifelong brand relationship, he reckons.

- SA TV Ratings: SABC 2 — primetime top 20 for Jun 2019

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