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Biz Takeout's

Episode 192: Zero Negative Energy launch with Adidas.

Date: 20 Oct 2016
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FCB Joburg announces powerful new creative partnership

FCB Joburg has taken a strategic decision to further bolster its creative product by bringing the highly respected and awarded Ahmed Tilly into the agency to partner Executive Creative Director, Jonathan Deeb, in a joint chief creative officer leadership team...

2 hours ago

Finding the sticky spaghetti

As consumers' patterns of consumption dictate, with content aggregated and apps serving up information to people that is useful and relevant to them, media brands will matter less and less...

By Danette Breitenbach 3 hours ago

#BeyondRetail2016: Readying for retail saturation or a complete revolution?

While technological advancements and shifting consumer buying behaviour mean e-commerce is set for more uptake, traditional retailers need not worry about a loss of overall sales as a result. Here's how they can avoid extinction by keeping ahead of retail trends...

By Leigh Andrews 3 hours ago

The SpaceStation purchases SouthernX

SouthernX will be fully integrated into The SpaceStation as of 1 November to form a wholly publisher-owned private media marketplace within Media24...

Issued by The SpaceStation 4 hours ago

#Loeries2016: Loeries rankings with Ogilvy

The Loeries rankings are in, so I chatted to some of this year's top ranked creatives post-celebrations, including some of Ogilvy SA's dream team...

By Leigh Andrews 3 hours ago

AR no longer the exclusive domain of the CMO

Augmented and mixed realities are significantly boosting marketing departments' efficacy. But AR is now boldly venturing into the rest of the workplace...

By Johan Walters 6 hours ago

Five tips for running a good Facebook group

You may love or hate social media. It has its pros and cons and many will debate that people don't talk anymore. For me it is quite the opposite. I find that people connect and "talk" easier than ever...

By Analize Viljoen 3 hours ago

Transformation at Ireland/Davenport

After over a decade at Ireland/Davenport, founding partner Philip Ireland is leaving the agency...

Issued by Ireland/Davenport 4 hours ago

Multicultural marketing and activations - the African context

Since Africa is so diverse, it is truly imperative that marketers understand the cultural, linguistic and religious nuances of the various territories when integrating 'local' activities into marketing tactics and strategies...

By Vaughan Berry, Issued by Provantage Media Group 2 hours ago

BIC educational roadshow continues with its 'legacy of learning'

For the fifth consecutive year, BIC is currently visiting schools across Gauteng on its educational roadshow...

Issued by Zinto Activation Group 3 hours ago

Updates on Pick n Pay Stores, Naspers and more - Win a R20,000 trading account with Sharebox

Sharebox provides a short summary and update on this week's latest JSE-listed results...

Issued by Analytix BI 2 hours ago

The (elusive) art of writing a brief

I started working at the age of eighteen - thrust into the fast pace of a large advertising agency in a very small town, at a time when knowing how to send a fax was listed as a skill on your CV...

By Khuthalani Khumalo 1 hour ago

SAFREA's James Oatway wins 2016 CNN MultiChoice African Journalist Award

James Oatway, an independent South African photographer and SAFREA member, has been awarded the CNN MultiChoice African Journalist Award 2016 in the Mohamed Amin Photographic Award category...

Issued by SAFREA 3 hours ago

From Camel Man to Desperate Housewife?

As a Land Rover enthusiast I recently got an invite to something about the reveal of the new Range Rover Evoque Convertible...

By Clive Evans 6 hours ago

IAS presents feedback on AdForum World Summit

Having attended the AdForum World Summit in the US, the Independent Agency Search & Selection Company (IAS) will be providing feedback at a Masterclass / Feedback Session aimed at marketers and agencies...

4 hours ago

Research unpacks South African cellphone, internet penetration

Spark Media's latest Roots research gives marketers, advertisers and media agencies understanding of consumers' cellphone and internet penetration. The research indicates that the era of connectivity is growing...

4 hours ago

Facebook announces Page updates for business

Facebook has made some changes to its Pages solution that will help businesses better connect with current customers and help find new ones...

5 hours ago

ICASA to co-host DSA Global Summit in Cape Town next year

The Dynamic Spectrum Alliance (DSA) has announced that its 2017 Global Summit will be co-hosted by the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA), the South African national spectrum regulator...

4 hours ago

Global Creativity Report shows APAC cities in top 20 'most creative' ranks

The Cannes Lions has released its Global Creativity Report, which announces the definitive rankings and analysis from the annual Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity 2016, where 61 countries took home trophies...

5 hours ago

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Africa news

#TRENDING: Why the PR industry needs to hire journalists and editors

Louise Marsland has a message for public relations practitioners who need to take more responsibility to make it in this digital-led world...

By Louise Marsland 2 hours ago

Why Africa needs the industrial revolution that is the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things (IoT ) will change the African landscape of data communications...

2 hours ago

Ghanaian startup AF Radio launches playback app

Ghanaian startup AF Radio has launched its free Android app after months of testing in partnership with local station 3FM 92.7...

By Tom Jackson 5 hours ago

Meeting Africa's digital transformation needs

There are still challenges around basic infrastructure in Africa to allow for the internet to flourish on the continent...

8 hours ago

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Thomson Reuters to open tech hub in Canada, add 400 jobs

OTTAWA: The Thomson Reuters news agency and financial information group will open a technology center in Toronto, adding 400 jobs over the next two years, the company announced on Friday...

11 Oct 2016

Hungary's biggest opposition newspaper suspended

Hungary's biggest opposition newspaper has been suspended, its owner said Saturday, stoking concerns about media freedom under right-wing Prime Minister Viktor Orban...

10 Oct 2016

Turkey media boss quits over 'hacked email' scandal

The chief executive of one of Turkey's top private media firms quit on Friday over emails purportedly showing him allowing the government dictate editorial policy but that he said were fake...

4 Oct 2016

New Zealand's largest media firms sign merger deal

WELLINGTON: New Zealand's two largest media companies signed a merger agreement on Wednesday, although the planned deal still needs approval from the country's competition watchdog to proceed...

8 Sep 2016

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