"Loeries winners • MADE liquidates • King James buys 34° • Sasol appoints comms agency" - MarkLIves

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

On the Radar:

Sasol appoints comms agency
Adform opens in Jozi
 2019 African Digital Media finalists


#Loeries2019 Saturday winners: 3 Grands Prix awarded

#Loeries2019 Friday winners: 161 Loeries awarded
by MarkLives. In total 296 Loeries were awarded across 14 categories, including five Grands Prix, 32 Golds, 72 Silvers, 116 Bronzes, 18 Craft Golds and 53 Craft Certificates. Alistair King, King James Group SA chief creative officer, was inducted into the Loeries Hall of Fame, and Andrea Quaye, AB InBev VP marketing scooped the Marketing Leadership & Innovation Award.

MADE goes into liquidation
by Herman Manson. MADE Agency has gone into liquidation, its CEO, James Gilmour, has confirmed.

King James Group acquires 34°
by MarkLives. The integrated communications group has acquired a majority stake in the retail and shopper marketing agency.

The Power Report: 12 tips I learnt from listening to consumers
by Megan Power. Here’s a summary of what thousands of South African consumers would like business to do. 

Zeitgeist of Now: Post-modern values
by Jason Stewart. Here are the five key broad lessons for brands to live by, to be relevant to this generation.

Regular Reads:

Q5: Xander Nijnens tells us what’s happening with hotels [interview]
by Carey Finn. The JLL SA head of hotels and hospitality talks growth, regulations and changing consumer trends in the local accommodation sector.

- SA TV Ratings: SABC 3 — primetime top 20 for Jun 2019

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