Advertising: Nando’s stick to their guns


Not only do Nando’s provide great fast-food they also have a kick-ass marketing department, who don’t take crap from anyone, even if it ruffles a few feathers.

Not too long ago, just before our National elections, last week, Nando’s aired an advert about Change with a puppet called Julius, which got Julius Malema, leader of the ANC Youth League, hot under the collar, demanding they remove their advert or face millitant action!

Well, Nando’s met with Julius and agreed that they would change (blured out his face, altered his voice, and posted a message in the ticker at the bottom of the screen) their advert – below is the result – brilliant! [via Cherryflava

You can see the original advert at the bottom of this post.

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3 Responses to “Advertising: Nando’s stick to their guns”

  1. […] Nando’s ‘Julius’ up for auction Nando’s have done it again! First they brought you a great advertisement before the elections using their puppet called ‘Julius’. Then, Julius Malema and the ANCYL got angry and “forced” Nando’s to withdraw their advert, or else. Nando’s responded. […]

  2. […] 10 000 000 cents (that’s so much more than the change ‘Julius’ was talking about in the ad). After over 700 bids, the controversial dummy star of the Nando’s advertisements and […]

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