Laine Barnard
The story of the African consumer

Trying to define the average African consumer is near impossible. Tastes and shopping habits are unique to each country, with differences found between regions and even cities within a country.

By Laine Barnard 3 Jun 2014 08:59

SA bank in Nigerian merger

It's a new era for banking in Nigeria as Stanbic Bank and IBTC Chartered Bank go ahead with merger.

22 Aug 2007 14:54

Joining forces for cool-drinks, cool music

The Coca-Cola Company and music channel MTV base have entered into a major marketing alliance that will partner the two brands on air, on-the-ground and on pack.

17 Aug 2007 13:01

New team for insurance giant's Africa arm

The Liberty Group announces new team for Rest of Africa to drive strategic growth.

16 Aug 2007 11:21

Emeka Enyadike
Big Brother Africa 2 housemates unveiled

The housemates of the second edition of Big Brother Africa were unveiled to members of the press and other invited guests on Sunday, 5 August 2007, at the Bar Royal, Planet one, Maryland, Lagos.

By Emeka Enyadike 8 Aug 2007 09:28

Are you up to the job?

The Apprentice is one of the most globally recognized reality television franchises and the programme has, since it was launched in the US three years ago by Donald Trump, been replicated in 23 countries around the world.

27 Jul 2007 10:47

Innovation is the key - Right Stuff
Innovation is the key

Right Stuff is known for their mobile event branding innovation and are at the forefront of product design and development. The company is frequently involved in the branding of large events, and innovation plays a big role in their success.

Issued by Right Stuff 23 Jul 2007 14:32

TCM'S Annual Short Film Competition open for entries

Due to popular demand from filmmakers, Turner Classic Movies (TCM) has, for the first time, opened its annual short film competition entry gates to the African, the Middle Eastern and European industries (EMEA).

21 Jun 2007 17:12

Survey reveals music trends rocking young urban Asian consumers

Convenience, convergence and growth opportunities from connecting with consumers are the three big trends driving the consumer music market in Asia according to the Branded, MTV and Synovate Music Matters survey released today at the 2007 Music Matters Asia Pacific Music Forum in Hong Kong.

Issued by Ipsos 8 Jun 2007 14:39

Synovate strikes global panel partnership with GMI - Ipsos
Synovate strikes global panel partnership with GMI

Global market research company Synovate has entered a worldwide partnership with GMI (Global Market Insite, Inc.), one of the world’s leading panel and market research software providers. This partnership gives Synovate access to over six million panellists across the globe. Combined with its existing ViewsNet panels, this partnership now enables Synovate to offer panel research in more than 50 markets.

Issued by Ipsos 20 Apr 2007 20:09

A premium pillar of strength
A premium pillar of strength

There's no need for Durban's Absa Stadium to rest on its laurels now that it's being propped-up by pillars of 100% pure beer. 720 litres of paint later, the eight supporting concrete pillars that hold the bowl of the stadium in place have undergone a complete makeover to mimic giant cans of Windhoek Lager, the premium imported Namibian beer brand.

30 Aug 2006 14:55

African perspectives on PR education

Pioneers in the fields of public relations and communication academia gathered at an academic forum running alongside the main Federation of African PR Associations (FAPRA) conference last week to discuss the future public relations curriculum to be offered on tertiary level.

By Boitumelo Mmotlana & Mmoneng Gwebu 28 May 2006 12:40

NAB adds two Namibian dailies to its bouquet

The Newspaper Advertising Bureau (NAB) has signed up two well established Namibia-based daily newspapers, 'Republikein' and 'Allgemeine Zeitung', predominantly serving Afrikaans and German speakers.

16 Nov 2005 12:41

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