November 2019

Coty buys controlling stake in Kylie Cosmetics for $600m

Kylie Jenner is selling a 51% stake in her beauty business Kylie Cosmetics to multinational fragrance and cosmetics company Coty for $600 million.


HSRC conducts survey on Springbok win at the 2019 Rugby World Cup

The Human Sciences Research Council has conducted a sentiment analysis following the Springbok win at the 2019 Rugby World Cup.


TikTok tops 1.5B downloads; ByteDance readies music service

TikTok has surpassed 1.5 billion downloads worldwide and has generated $115.3 million in user spending so far this year.

Mobile Marketer

Snapchat extends nonskippable ads, boosts influencer support

Marketers will soon be able to extend the content of their six-second nonskippable Snapchat ads to up to three minutes.


New MD for UM Africa

Full-service media agency, UM Africa, recently promoted Kevin Ndinguri to managing director.