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    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 »

    Glorious SA boxed wine advertising [pic]
    Posted by on Jul 14th, 2015

    We all know the power of good advertising hey, but brands spend a fortune at agencies with complicated briefs and expectations of Cannes awards. Fair enough…if you’ve got the money then by all means use… Read More »

    Recovered alcoholic PJ Powers not happy with TOPS liquor store allegedly using her name to market booze
    Posted by on Jun 22nd, 2015

    Marketing fail of the day belongs to a TOPS liquor store who clearly didn’t think things through for a marketing campaign using the words ‘PJ POWERS‘ to promote the sale of alcohol. You see PJ… Read More »

    Glorious Takealot.com advertising has a go at Nkandla and Zuma’s fire pool [pics]
    Posted by on Jun 1st, 2015

    On Friday i showed you the new Nando’s poster HERE having a sneaky go at Zuma and his fire pool, but it seems like they aren’t the only ones willing to take some advertising shots… Read More »