Marketing

Alleviation Digital grabs FCCISL Gold Award

/ Thursday, 19 January 2017 00:00

Known for their pioneering services in the field of commercial advertising, Alleviation Digital Ltd. was honoured with the gold award for Uva Provi...


Cinnamon’s city hotels debut ‘Flixel’ digital marketing campaign

/ Thursday, 19 January 2017 00:00

Cinnamon Grand, Cinnamon Lakeside and Cinnamon Red have adapted the latest digital revolution, Flixel for their marketing campaign – a first ...


Alann Lopez takes up appointment as OMG Sri Lanka’s COO in New Year

/ Thursday, 19 January 2017 00:00

The Omnicom Media Group of Sri Lanka celebrated the New Year with the appointment of a new Chief Operations Officer. Made up of 50% method and 50% ...


MullenLowe ramps-up Sri Lanka operations with new ultramodern office

/ Tuesday, 10 January 2017 00:00

  MullenLowe Sri Lanka, the local office of the MullenLowe network – a member of the Interpublic Group (IPG), will form...


Ogilvy Group announces three new CEOs

/ Tuesday, 10 January 2017 00:00

Ogilvy Group, the most diversified and largest marketing and communications enterprise in Sri Lanka, yesterday announced the appointment of three n...


Huawei, Al Jazeera plan to deliver video online

/ Thursday, 5 January 2017 00:00

Al Jazeera Media Network and Huawei, a global leading ICT solutions provider, have agreed to explore avenues of cooperation to transform the Networ...


Four marketing trends to look out for in 2017

/ Thursday, 5 January 2017 00:00

  CIMUK: Following on from our review of 2016, we look at four trends – some new, some familiar – that are set to...


Head of Japan’s largest ad agency Dentsu resigns over ‘death by overwork’

/ Thursday, 5 January 2017 00:00

  Reuters: The president of Dentsu Inc, Japan’s largest advertising agency, will step down over the “death by ov...


Making Headlines, 21 years on

/ Thursday, 5 January 2017 00:00

Headlines PR, Sri Lanka’s leading independent public relations agency developing and executing strategic communications campaigns for busines...


New York Times surpasses 100 m views on Facebook Live

/ Wednesday, 4 January 2017 00:00

Reuters: Presidential politics and celebrity interviews helped The New York Times Co surpass 100 million views for its Facebook Live videos, the co...


eMarketingEye celebrates record haul of 27 award wins in 2016

/ Wednesday, 4 January 2017 00:00

Passes 100 awards  landmark as company nears 10th anniversary eMarketingEye (www.emarketingeye.com), the award-winning Sri Lankan in...


Twitter over-reported Android video ad views

/ Wednesday, 4 January 2017 00:00

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com): Twitter accidentally over-reported video ad views from its Android app, according to a Business Insider report that has ...


CMO.com’s top 10 marketing trends for 2017

/ Wednesday, 4 January 2017 00:00

  With the U.S. election finally in the rear-view mirror, the marketing community can get back to normal, or at least to debating what...


Unilever Sri Lanka becomes strategic partner of University of Kelaniya Marketing Department

/ Monday, 2 January 2017 00:35

From left: Imali Jayathilake - Human Resource Business Partner, Customer Development and Brand Building, Unilever Sri Lanka; Sumeet Verma ...


CIM Sri Lanka appoints Board for 2017

/ Wednesday, 21 December 2016 00:00

  The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) Sri Lanka announced the appointment of the Board for 2017, at the 21st Annual Ge...


SLIM Speech Idol – The ultimate hunt for public speaking talent in the marketing fraternity

/ Wednesday, 21 December 2016 00:00

From left: SLIM President Upul Adikari, SLIM CEO Sanath Senanayake, SLIM Speech Idol Season 3 Project Chairman Farhan Imamudeen, SLIM Toastmasters ...


Blue Mountain Group bags key awards at Global Marketing Excellence Awards

/ Thursday, 15 December 2016 00:01

Sri Lanka’s dynamic real estate major, the Blue Mountain Group, made a clean sweep of the Global Marketing Excellence Awards 2016, h...


SLIM promotes marketing education across the island

/ Thursday, 15 December 2016 00:01

The Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing (SLIM), the national body for marketing in Sri Lanka, has partnered with several provincial educational instit...


Taking public relations digital

/ Friday, 9 December 2016 00:01

Nehemiah Consultants, one of the fastest growing public relations agencies in the country recently entered into a partnership with Block3 ...


Social media ads to hit $ 50 b by 2019: Zenith

/ Friday, 9 December 2016 00:01

Reuters: The amount of money spent on advertising on social media is set to catch up with newspaper ad revenues by 2020, a leading forecas...


Today's Columnists

Steamrolling of Central Bank by Minister of Finance: An unsavoury development?

23 January 2017

An unsavoury rift between the Central Bank and Minister of Finance A growing rift between Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake and the senior management of the Central Bank is surfacing now, worrying both financial markets and prospective fo...


Sustainability: How that translates to agriculture

23 January 2017

Once cultivated, traditional paddy that is grown organically will establish its own markets based on the consumer demand   For the longest time the word “sustainable agriculture” was a catch phrase only. I...


Yahapalanaya lapses – Is Mahinda the option for Muslims?

21 January 2017

Former Minister, Speaker and Premadasa/Rajapaksa loyalist and National List nominee Parliamentarian A.H.M. Azwer along with a few other Muslim Mahinda diehards claim that Yahapalanaya under President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil W...


First Sinhala talkie ‘Kadawunu Poronduwa’ was released 70 years ago

21 January 2017

History was made 70 years ago when the film ‘Kadawunu Poronduwa’ (Broken Promise) premiered at the Kingsley Theatre in Colombo on 21 January 1947. The Chief Guest was D.S. Senanayake, Minister of Agriculture and Lands under the State C...


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