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Are VW doing enough to weather this brand storm locally?

Za zeroes a #SaveWater print ad for Department of Water & Sanitation while Sheldon zeroes a TV ad for the latest Ikea catalogue in Italy. Luckily Andy saves the day with a hero for Gumtree’s latest TV ad!

The team weighs in on the global Volkswagen scandal but focus is also given to King James Group for their Grand Prix win at the recent IPRA Awards for Sanlam’s One Rand Man campaign. Andy asks: What made it so special?

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