• A tale of two banks

    So what do you do when you’re late to the party and need to make an entrance? Well…you pick a fight. And at this party, FNB is the popular ‘it’ girl and Standard Bank is definitely a ‘band camp’ alumni. As a publicist, I’d like to say hats off to Standard Bank for their publicity stunt (basically stating that they will be taking FNB to the Advertising Standard Authority for misleading information. Read the details here). But I can’t because it’s a weak attempt. Now, Standard Bank will argue that it is not a PR stunt (in the manner of Kim Kardashian claiming that it was a ‘real’ wedding) and…