The equities market closed earlier this week on a negative note, as NSE ASI depreciated by 0.08% to close at 27,574.95basis points, compared with the 0.01% depreciation recorded previously. Its Year-to-Date (YTD) returns currently stands at -3.73%. Heavy losses recorded by Cadbury Nigeria Plc and GlaxoSmithKline, GSK Plc – last week resulted in N91 billion… Continue reading [BRANDWEEK]#REPORT: CADBURY LOSES INVESTORS AS STOCK PRICES PLUMMET.
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 Following the recent reported cases involving the Galaxy Note7, the South Korean Technology giant, Samsung has reported that it hasn’t yet figured out what triggers explosions in the Galaxy note 7, however Samsung is reassuring customers that they are still working with relevant regulatory… Continue reading [BRANDS]#GENIUS: SAMSUNG ADMITS THE NOTE 7 IS A FAIL, PLANS TO LAUNCH GALAXY TAB A 10.1 WITH S-PEN THIS WEEK.
Airtel Nigeria has retained the service of mediaReach OMD as its media buying agency after a convincing performance at a keenly contested pitch with Ogilvy Africa and Capital Media. Tola Ogunkoya MD Media Reach OMD The agency received a nod of approval from the telecom giant to cover its major markets in the sub-region including… Continue reading [AGENCY]#NEWS: MEDIA REACH OMD WINS AIRTEL MEDIA BUYING ACCOUNT AGAIN.
GO PLACES is a novel global Employee Value Proposition (EVP) campaign to support and inspire Heineken Operating Companies to strengthen talent attraction, engagement and development. GO PLACES is aimed at attracting potential hires while simultaneously engaging current employees. It is about winning-in-talent and winning beyond talent.The campaign has two basic assets- The “Manifesto” and “The… Continue reading [BRANDS]#FMCG: NIGERIAN BREWERIES LAUNCH “GO PLACES” A GLOBAL TALENT CAMPAIGN.
MTN Nigeria has suspended dividends payouts from Nigeria, its third biggest market-shareholders got the bad news few days ago. Third-quarter user numbers have fallen slightly – no thanks to a weaker showing in South Africa, where MTN vies for market share with Vodacom and Cell Companies. The telecoms company announced this in Johannesburg, as the… Continue reading [BRANDWEEK]#REPORT: MTN NIGERIA SUSPENDS SHAREHOLDERS’ DIVIDEND PAYOUT.
As earlier teased, the merger acquisition has been confirmed at a speculated price of $85.4million. Potential political and antitrust opposition aside, AT&T and Time Warner are viewing their great coming together as a classic synergistic combination, with a promise of editorial independence of Time Warner’s CNN network and other owned media. “Premium content always wins,”… Continue reading [BRANDS]#ACQUISITIONS: AT&T BUYS TIME WARNER IN PREPARATION FOR DIGITAL MIGRATION.
Twitter Inc. is planning widespread job cuts, to be announced as soon as this week, according to people familiar with the matter. The company may cut about 8 percent of the workforce, or about 300 people, the same percentage it did last year when co-founder Jack Dorsey took over as chief executive officer, the people… Continue reading [BRANDS]#SOCIALMEDIA: TWITTER PLANS TO LAY-OFF MORE EMPLOYEES.