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    Coincidence or clever marketing by Burger King SA in response to McDonald’s SA promotion today
    Posted by on Nov 8th, 2016

    Not sure if you noticed, but over the past few days McDonald’s South Africa has been advertising their #BigMacDay promotion…basically they are offering coupons that will get you a medium Big Mac meal for just… Read More »

    Someone please explain this Datsun ad in the Cape Times today [pic]
    Posted by on Sep 28th, 2016

    Earlier today we featured some very clever advertising and marketing with the #ElectionBurger campaign from RocoMamas HERE and to put things into perspective we have another ad doing the rounds, but for rather different reasons.… Read More »

    RocoMamas created some clever new burgers trolling the US presidential candidates [PICS]
    Posted by on Sep 28th, 2016

    Advertising and marketing win of the day goes to local burger chain RocoMamas for capitalising on the current US presidential elections and creating a campaign around a few limited edition burgers based on the candidates,… Read More »

    VW gloriously trolls Zuma and his wives in new Caravelle ad [pic]
    Posted by on May 30th, 2016

    Marketing win of the day goes to the folks at Volkswagen who used some sneaky guerilla advertising tactics to create an ad for the new Caravelle. If you remember last week media headlines were reporting… Read More »

    Chinese washing powder ad causes outrage and being called most racist ad ever [VIDEO]
    Posted by on May 27th, 2016

    What is it they say about any exposure being good exposure in the advertising world? Well it may not quite apply if people are calling your ad the most racist tv commercial ever made. That… Read More »

    Nando’s nails it with this #paybackthemoney poster for President Zuma [pic]
    Posted by on Feb 3rd, 2016

    Just when i was doubting whether Nando’s had lost some of their razor sharp wit and clever social commentary they throw out this bit of excellent guerrilla marketing by creating a poster aimed at President… Read More »

    And worst Black Friday marketing goes to this clothing brand and their ‘Rape Us Now’ offer [pic]
    Posted by on Dec 3rd, 2015

    There are brand fails and then there are next level brand fails like this Singapore online clothing company who did very badly with their Black Friday sales marketing. SuperGurl fashion has apologised after it caused… Read More »

    ‘Do it for mom’…Denmark’s latest ad encouraging citizens to have more sex [video]
    Posted by on Oct 2nd, 2015

    Did you know Denmark has such a low birth rate that the government has to run ads to encourage it’s citizens to have have kids? They have tried several approaches and still there are not… Read More »

    Have you seen these funny new Land Rover SA rugby ads [videos]
    Posted by on Sep 9th, 2015

    Have you seen the new Land Rover SA ads? Couldn’t find much info on the campaign, but the two ads i’ve seen so far are rather amusing and dedicated to the spirit of rugby. Both… Read More »

    Bic SA’s ‘think like a man’ Women’s Day ad is not going well [pic]
    Posted by on Aug 11th, 2015

    It was Women’s Day on Sunday and of course there were plenty of brands showing their support and creating ads or campaigns. Some were better than others, but the folks doing the marketing for Bic… Read More »