Customers have stopped believing what brands say. They want the opinion of influencers they trust.— Andrew Ross
How did Nespresso book George Clooney?
And, in South Africa, how does Castle Lite afford someone such as Kanye West?
Pharrell Williams for Woolies, Usain Bolt for Telkom… the list of celebrities endorsing South African brands are getting longer each year.
Brand are increasingly struggling to connect with consumers and the role of celebrities is becoming vital to that connection.
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Pepsi has signed up Beyoncé for 20 years.— Andrew Ross
Standard Bank deliberately chooses to support teams as opposed to individual players.— Andrew Ross
You know George Clooney doesn’t drink Nespresso.— Andrew Ross
People don’t realise this is a commodity.— Andrew Ross
Bruce, you are a celebrity. Influencers are used around you to create content around your involvement. Influencers create advocates who buy the product and talk about it.— Andrew Ross
The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Treasury’s Ismail Momoniat and Banking Association South Africa’s Cas Coovadia.
The institute's Gwen Ngwenya explains why it took money from Coca-Cola to fund research on taxing beverages containing sugar.
The six megatrends the World Economic Forum believes will happen in the next decade.
Why is Eskom, seemingly, sabotaging the world’s fastest-growing green energy programme?
Walker Scott Art Advisory’s Dr Fred Scott gives advice on building a high growth African art portfolio.
Andrew Ross, MD of Havas Sport and Entertainment, reveals the criteria for #burgerwars.