Celebrating World Ballet Day with SANBS Public Service award winner Joburg Ballet

Since 2014, World Ballet Day has been celebrated annually during the first week of October, this year it’s today, 2 October. It’s a collaboration between major ballet companies around the world, who stream live video of their behind-the-scenes preparations in their respective time zones.  At this year’s Loeries, Joburg Ballet’s ‘Breaking Ballet’ walked away with 5 birds as well as the South African…

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Grid re-positions Loeries. Behind the scenes

This year the Loeries celebrates 40 years of rewarding creativity. With a long standing relationship between Grid and The Loeries having been forged over many years, Grid were approached to relook The Loeries brand. “The confidence of what the Loeries represents needed to be visualised. Hence, the bird not hiding in the bush, but confidently…

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Five ways to conquer next-generation commerce by Malcolm Pinkerton, vice president ecommerce and digital insights at Kantar Consulting

The concept of channels is becoming consigned to the retail history books. The seamless integration of online, offline, logistics and data, across the entire value chain, is set to define next-generation commerce. Those recognising this, and that their products must live, and succeed, in a primarily digital environment, will be better placed to win in…

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Loeries Creative Future Scholarship now open for application

LOERIES SCHOLARSHIP FOR STUDY IN BRAND COMMUNICATION NOW OPEN The Loeries Creative Future Scholarship has just opened for applications. The scholarship provides an opportunity for an aspiring Grade 12 learner, with financial need, to study a three-year degree in Brand Communication in Johannesburg. Scholarship applications close on Friday, 19 October. “The creative economy has great…

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Toyota SA, FCB Joburg create beaded billboard as Corolla love letter

This Heritage Month, Toyota South Africa and its long-standing agency, FCB Joburg, have created a ‘beaded billboard’ with the help of KZN community-based NGO Woza Moya to celebrate the love Toyota Corolla owners feel every time they drive their cars and celebrate the Corolla heritage. In the Zulu culture, love letters are traditionally crafted out…

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