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1825 – Uruguay declared independence from Brazil. 1840 – Joseph Gibbons received a patent for the seeding machine. 1875 – Captain Matthew Webb swam from Dover, England, to Calais, France making him the first person to swim the English Channel. The feat took about 22 hours. 1902 – “Al-Hoda” began publication in New York City… Continue reading [BRANDS HISTORY] #TBT: TODAY, 25TH AUGUST IN BRANDS AND ADVERTISING HISTORY. RIP AALIYAH.
About some few days ago, it was announced online that VHS tapes have been officially discontinued. Sad news. Some group of kids decided to epitomize the VHS by making it as a comic book pack. But back in the days where I come from in Africa, if you had the set up above as a… Continue reading [THROWBACK] #TBT: BACK THEN WHERE I COME FROM, THIS WAS CONSIDERED SWAG. CHECK IT OUT:
1536 – France and Portugal signed the naval treaty of Lyons, which aligned them against Spain. 1789 – French Revolution began with Parisians stormed the Bastille prison and released the seven prisoners inside. 1795 – The French National Convention accepted “La Marseillaise” as the French national anthem. It was the first national anthem of France.… Continue reading [BRAND STORIES] #TBT: TODAY JULY 14TH IN BRANDS AND ADVERTISING HISTORY; PATENTS, TOBACCO LAWS, MUSIC & MANY MORE. READ:
A brewery’s latest marketing drive promotes its new packaging – which can be eaten by marine animals. Saltwater and We Believers used by-products from the brewing process to develop what they believe to be the first ever 100 per cent biodegradable, compostable and edible packaging to be implemented in the beer industry. Saltwater Brewery have… Continue reading [FMCG] #PRODUCTPACKAGING: SALT WATER BREWERY’S EDIBLE BEER HOLDER. WATCH ADVERT:
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Photo-Credits: Pusha T (Miss Info) Circa 2002-2003, as an enterprising Redditer pointed out, longtime hip-hop exec Steve Stoute had recently launched his own ad agency, Translation (as in translating hip-hop culture for mainstream America) and one of his first major clients is McDonald’s. The global burger giant wants to update its image, get younger,… Continue reading [ADFACTS] #TBT: DID YOU KNOW PUSHA ‘T’ WROTE McDONALD’S I’M LOVING IT JINGLE? READ:
MTN Group continues to make strides in achieving its sustainability vision of protecting and creating economic value for the company and its stakeholders, through responsible environmental and social core business practices. The Group has released its annual Sustainability Report for 2015, which details how MTN is delivering on the three sustainability focus areas of creating… Continue reading [BUSINESS] #BRANDWEEKREPORT: MTN NIGERIA FINANCIAL REPORTS FOR YEAR ENDED 2015.
Watch Richard Iweanoge speak on ‘Content Marketing: The Power of Music, Comedy & More’ at the just concluded Nigerian Entertainment Conference #NEC4 last week Wednesday which took place at the Landmark events centre LEKKI oniru Lagos: Panel: Richard Iweanoge, GM Consumer Marketing Banky W CEO EME RECORDS Nneka Ayinna, Director, West African Hosting Centre, Huawei.… Continue reading [BRAND NEWS] #NEC4: HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE NIGERIA ENTERTAINMENT CONFERENCE 2016.
A wood carving artwork illustrating Harriet Tubman’s underground rail escape with other slaves. “…if you hear the dogs keep going, if you see the touch in the woods keep going…if you want a taste of freedom you need to keep going”. Those were the words of Harriet Tubman in a slave break she led… Continue reading [BRAND HISTORY] #TBT: HARRIET TUBMAN TO BE FIRST BLACK WOMAN FEATURED ON $20 BILL BY 2020.
Nigeria’s leading building component solutions company, Nigerite has appointed Noah’s Ark to lead its creative charge for the next one year as the company repositions to consolidate its market leadership in Nigeria. Nigerite’s pitch panel settled for Noah’s Ark after a rigorous contest that involved several other leading advertising agencies in Nigeria. The Lanre Adisa… Continue reading [ADVERTISING] #PITCHBRIEF: NIGERITE APPOINTS NOAH’S ARK.
1929: Renowned commercial and fashion photographer Bert Stern was born on this day in New York, Bert’s father a children’s portrait photographer himself. At 16 he dropped out of school and worked in the post room at Look magazine, where he became friends with then photographer and future filmmaker Stanley Kubrick . While there, art… Continue reading [THROWBACK THURSDAY] #TBT: TODAY MARCH 17TH IN BRANDS AND ADVERTISING HISTORY.