5 Big Events This Summer

There seem to be a lot of events coming our way this summer. After the COVID-19 pandemic, a lot of events were paused due to

‘X Marks the Drop’ with Burger King

Burger King and Pepsi collaborates on a new virtual game giving away renowned Artist African Ginger NFT’s with an estimated value of $260 000. Some things

Brands you wish you knew were South African

It certainly would not be a shocking claim to say that international brands are usually associated with good quality for the average South African. When

2022 SAFTA Awards: Winners List

The past weekend was a victorious one for many artists and those behind the scenes at the South African Film and Television award ceremony held

Krispy Kreme Teams Up with Nestle

Everyone is always up for a sweet treat. Krispy Kreme has partnered up with Nestle to bring you 3 different doughnuts filled with Nestle chocolates.

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Personal brands that benefit business

Personal branding is something we hear about a lot lately. A strong personal brand comes with quiet a few benefits. Most celebrities and media personalities

Flying Dish

Eat before you drink, says Flying Fish

I know it may seem counterintuitive for a beer brand to encourage consumers to put food before beer. Flying Fish is encouraging South Africans to


As a celebration of the love that connects us all, adidas is taking its long-running ‘Love Unites’ platform global for Pride 2021. The brand will release a 30+ piece Pride collection alongside a global campaign spotlighting influential members and allies of the LGBTQ+ community.

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#POBMotivation: Make your mornings more productive.

Mornings can be quite daunting – especially after experiencing lockdown for almost a year – becoming productive can be an issue. Try these easy tips to ensure your mornings are a success.

#TechTuesday: Tips for working from home

Working from home may sound like a dream come true for many people – however, there are many distractions, from family members to the television – use these useful tips to ensure you are productive while working from home.

Cadbury launches the Cadbury P. S. DUO which is #MadetoShare

Cadbury has just introduced the new Cadbury P.S. DUO. The bar is a delicious new taste sensation that’s #MadeToShare. With two bars in one pack, it’s a decadently tasty addition to the Cadbury P.S. family and perfect for sharing.


South Africa’s most-loved gum brand Stimorol wants you to step up and show your flow… and who knows? You might just find yourself working on a sick collab track with musical superstar Tshego Worldwide.

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Ballantine’s Day is coming!

It’s time to get courageous this weekend! Ballantine’s Scotch whisky is boldly celebrating love and we don’t want you to miss out on the festivities.
All you have to do to be part of the celebrations is follow Ballantine’s on Twitter and hit the notification bell to stay updated on the next steps.

#FeatureFriday: Celebrate the month of love with Thato Radebe Jewellery

Jewellery is more than just wearable art, it is a way to tell our story, and Thato Radebe Jewellery is telling theirs through their jewellery line. With the launch of a new collection looming, this jewellery designer takes us on the journey of his genius, just in time for Valentine’s Day.

A Letter from the Editor

As you may know, our platform is one that celebrates brands that break borders and convince and convert. We have big plans to continue to grow our platform to be the go-to place for all things brand related.

Unpacking the Januworry phenomenon: a Q & A with Miranda Dlamini.

The festive season is often the most exciting time of the year. We spend time with our families and friends and enjoy various activities. Unfortunately, the festive season is the often when we spend the most money. Many people find themselves in financial strain come the new year. How can we avoid this and start off the year on a good note?

First in SA: Kauai launches coffee and smoothie subscription

In a bid to save money for their consumers, healthy natural foods specialist Kauai, has launched a subscription offer for unlimited organic coffee for a month as well as daily smoothies for either 15 or 30 days. The subscription service will be made available in 150 stores nationwide.

Best hiking places in Gauteng

Hiking has become one of the “new normal” things of 2020. Along with baking banana bread and making Dalgona coffee these have become favorite pastimes.

The 2020 Joburg Film Festival focuses on youth development

The 2020 Joburg Film Festival will be held over two days on 28 and 29 November: instead of the usual six days, considering the Covid-19 pandemic. This year’s festival will focus on a limited film selection with a huge focus on youth development workshops.

#BrandofTheMonth: TheWoolie

After Nomayeza Ngesman’s employment contract ended she founded TheWoolie so that she continues to stay in varsity and finish her B Com Accounting Degree at


Why is MaXhosa so expensive?

Twitter was divided this past weekend over the price of MaXhosa products. Some people say they are overpriced for a local brand whilst others argue

Planet Fitness PumpHIITup

Planet Fitness launches PumpHIITup™-

Planet Fitness has officially launched their long awaited pumpHIITup™ studio alongside their newest Club in Sandton (Sandton Gate). This class will elevate your workout to the next

SA Jewellery Week

Introducing the first-ever SA Jewellery Week

Johannesburg, Braamfontein – The first-ever SA Jewellery Week (SAJW) will be hosted from 31 October until 5 November 2019 in Johannesburg. Top South African contemporary

Corona SunSet Festival JHB

Corona SunSets Festival JHB brings the heat!

Joburg is up next on the 2019 Corona SunSets calendar, after the Durban festival in September, and the lineup is the most exciting that this Mandala-decorated stage has

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Africa’s Art Collective Season

Returning once more to offer a feast for the senses and food for the soul, Africa’s Art Collective will proudly showcase over 500 pieces of

Cotton Fest 2020


Following the announcement last month of the second annual Cotton Fest taking place in February 2020, festival curator / festival founder Riky Rick together with his team today

House of BNG available at Netflorist

House of BNG now available at Netflorist

The new season brings with it some exciting news. Two of the biggest South African brands (House of BNG and Netflorist) partnered to bring the

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The inaugural Pat onBrands Dialogues

The inaugural Pat on Brands (POB) Dialogues were hosted at the Tshimologong Precinct in Braamfontien on the 6th of June 2019. The dialogues are intended


AFROPUNK Joburg 2019 Line-up

AFROPUNK Joburg announced the lineup for its 2019 installment last night at an exclusive event in Braamfontein, Johannesburg. The announcement was packed with celebrities, promoters,

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Strongbow Urban Pop Up Orchard Bar

Strongbow’s naturally refreshing and chilling ciders brought excitement to the heart of Jozi on the 25 th of April 2019 with its Urban Orchard pop-up


ULTRA South Africa lands in just one month, with six stages and an incredible showcase of (100) artists, featuring some of the hottest acts in

Johnnie Walker Is Now Pocket-Sized

How could you possibly make enjoying great whisky with great friends even easier? Johnnie Walker has the answer – Johnnie Walker Pocket Scotch – the

Black Friday: Do’s And Don’ts

As you might have seen on TV and/or social media or you might have heard on radio or read in the newspapers or your inbox.

What To Expect At The UJ Big Data Symposium

I am honoured and privileged to announce that I have successfully graduated with an Mcom Business Management with specialisation in Marketing from the University of

Pat On UJ FM

Dear #PatOnBrands followers. I come bearing some good news. Pat On Brands will be on the airwaves.  Starting today (Thursday, 16 February 2017), #PatOnBrands will

#BrandsExperience Dîner en Blanc

My first #BrandsExperience took place this past weekend at Le Dîner en Blanc, all thanks to Valpré. The aim of #BrandsExperience is to share with