7 things easier to sell than Bell Pottinger

Disgraced British PR agency Bell Pottinger is exploring a potential sale after it lost business for running a racially charged campaign in South Africa.

Banking giant HSBC cut ties with Bell Pottinger and the PR agency's second-biggest shareholder walked away on Tuesday after it was thrown out of an industry body for running a campaign that inflamed racial tensions.

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Chaos Theory MD Andrew Ross.

Ross – tongue firmly in check – discussed seven things that are easier to sell than Bell Pottinger:

  • South African Airways

  • Nkandla

  • Any Oakbay legally procured contract with Eskom

  • A red Springbok jersey

  • A ticket to a Bafana Bafana game (in their current form)

  • Stuttafords

  • A Blackberry

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