MARKETING SOUTH AFRICA
MegaVision Media understands in-store marketing and branding at point-of-sale. We own and manage fixtures in prime retail space that can be utilised to enhance the marketing and advertising efforts of FMCG brands. 70% of purchasing decisions by consumers are made at the point-of-sale – that’s why we call it the Sweet Spot.
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PocketMedia® Solutions is a communications solutions company with a specialised finishing unit, patented machinery and a brand new folding machine which can produce greater quantities, at a faster pace, whilst offering clients the benefit of new technology.
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Smart Media is a solution-driven in-store innovator. We inspire confidence with retailers, strategically partnering with clients in the moment that matters, entrenching brand loyalty with shoppers by providing 360° solutions.
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SA brands shine at the MMA’s annual Global Business Impact Index announcement
12/03/2019 - 13:40
Unilever, KFC, Mindshare, MediaShop, Gorilla and Digitas Liquorice had an outstanding showing at the Mobile Marketing Association’s (MMA) annual Business Impact Index (BII) announcement in New York last week. These SA brands and agencies performed well in relation to their international counterparts in the Africa, EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa) and global categories, bagging first and second place in many instances.
Jameson Irish Whiskey launches new brand message "Taste, that’s why"
07/03/2019 - 10:59
It’s about taste. It’s that simple. No gimmicks or tricks. No smoke or mirrors. Jameson Irish Whiskey has always been about the exceptional taste of its whiskey.
Iconic South Africans the inspiration for new Johnnie Walker campaign
05/03/2019 - 11:20
Johnnie Walker’s new brand campaign celebrates the success of inspirational South Africans who inspire others to 'keep walking'.
Go digital or die, companies warned
22/02/2019 - 11:03
The SA digital market has long played second fiddle to its traditional counterparts, but that is all about to change.
Digital sponsorship provides good ROI
21/02/2019 - 14:57
South African organisations are upping their investment in digital advertising, with the total value of internet advertising growing 16.5% to R5.14bn in 2017, according to PwC’s Entertainment & Media Outlook: 2018 – 2022. As they increase their spending on digital, the question of how to improve return on investment (ROI) from this channel is top of mind for brands.
The war of the platforms
16/02/2019 - 21:23
The argument around which marketing platform trumps the others, and whether traditional media is being killed by digital is not new, nor is there a simple answer. Traditional platforms –print, for example – have had to face the reality of digital disruption and adapt accordingly, while consumers have become both more elusive and demanding. Against a backdrop of a dismal economy, perhaps the question to ask is not which platform is better, but which platforms – among the many traditional, digital and experiential opportunities out there, best suit the brand, the objective and the budget.
One-size-fits-all branding in Africa doesn’t cut it
12/02/2019 - 18:37
As the global economic slowdown continues to inhibit opportunities for expansion in home territories, more and more companies are looking to the rest of Africa as a potential growth market.
Sunday Times launches Reader’s Choice Travel Awards, invites brands to step on-board
11/02/2019 - 10:42
The Sunday Times is excited to announce the launch of its Reader’s Choice Travel Awards that celebrate excellence across all sectors of the travel and tourism industry in South Africa.
Valentine’s Day retail ideas: 10 Tactics to win over your customers’ hearts
07/02/2019 - 13:53
Happy (almost) Valentine’s Day, retailers! Since the day of hearts is upon us, we thought it’s high time to remind merchants about the things they can do to spread the love. You don’t have to be in the flowers or gifts industry to show your V-Day spirit.
SA women applaud Ackermans' #IAmMe Valentine's lingerie campaign
07/02/2019 - 09:45
Ackermans' latest star-studded lingerie campaign inspires women to celebrate their true selves.