Thought leadership in marketing strategy, branding and design.


Battleground Africa: The Coming Financial Services Brand War
BY Paul Drawbridge
1 September 2014
The financial services industry is still pretty under-developed in most parts of Africa. Penetration of banking is low, internet banking is just starting up and very few people are currently insured. It’s not uncommon to find people, especially in rural areas, who would rather keep their money hidden in their homes than entrust a bank with it.
Four Steps to Brand Survival in Tough Economic Times
BY David Blyth
29 May 2014
The news of “a significant downward revision of South Africa’s economic growth forecast for this year”[1] will be setting off alarm bells in many marketers’ minds.


BY Yellowwood
17 March 2014
Yellowwood has recently completed a seventeen-country segmentation and cluster analysis project for a leading financial services client. The pan-African strategy outlines how to win in each market. It clusters countries together based on similarities across various indices, using bottom-up consumer data and modelling. Based on this, it identifies opportunities in product, service and customer experience.
BY The Rand Show
14 November 2012
Expo Centre Johannesburg and Dogan Exhibition & Events have brought in brand consultancy, Yellowwood, to help strategise the next step in their ongoing quest to rebuild South Africa's oldest exhibition brand - the Rand Show.


30 September 2013
With increasing competition and opportunity in Africa, the need for innovation has never been greater. If we get the model right, African businesses can lead the world in growing new markets and categories, and generating long-term competitive advantage.
24 June 2013
Join us for the launch of our latest white paper and a strategic conversation on the power of purpose in marketing.
Client Results
Design a packaging solution for a new ingestible collagen product.
The directive was a to investigate both the skincare and cosmetics category and develop a concept that would have both pharmaceutical and premium cues.
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  Yellowwood constantly bring smart and new thinking to the table. 
- Margaret Nienaber, CEO Standard Bank, ex Group Director People and Brand, Santam
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