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SA's top-paid jobs and most in-demand skills

Are you ready for the new year? Check out the latest outlook on trends for top-paid jobs and most in-demand skills, including what to expect in 2018...

4 hours ago

Top ten global consumer trends

The market research company, Euromonitor International revealed the top 10 global consumer trends for 2018...

3 hours ago

Why H&M's apology falls short

2018 started off with a social media outcry from netizens and consumers around the world who were offended by a blatantly racist advert produced by Swedish clothing giant H&M...

By Lunice Johnston 3 hours ago

Final call for SA creative economy conference submissions

The South African Cultural Observatory has made a last call for abstract and panel discussion submissions for its third International Conference, to be held at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium this March...

5 hours ago

Anant Singh film selected for world premiere at Berlin International Film Festival

Producer, Anant Singh has announced that Museo, co-produced with Mexico's Panorama Global, will have its world premiere at the 68th Berlin International Film Festival...

3 hours ago

Hijab model pulls out of L'Oreal campaign over Israel tweets

PARIS - British model Amena Khan, who had been chosen by L'Oreal to appear in an advertising campaign in Britain, has pulled out over accusations she made anti-Israeli comments in a series of old tweets...

47 minutes ago

IMC Conference 2018: Insights into email and SMS marketing

Everlytic is a Gold Sponsor of the upcoming IMC Conference and their MD, Walter Penfold, will use this opportunity to share his insights on email and SMS marketing as a preview of what's to come...

Issued by Everlytic 4 hours ago

Warc report shows global adspend growth to accelerate to +4.7%

Global adspend growth to accelerate to +4.7% in 2018, reaching a total of $572bn...

1 hour ago

Top steps to a kick-ass influencer marketing campaign

Stephane Rogovsky, CEO of R-Squared Digital (a kick-ass influencer marketing partner agency), will be presenting at the 2018 Integrated Marketing Communications Conference (IMC)...

Issued by R-Squared Digital SA 6 hours ago

Dissolution of 3D Group

The associations of the exhibition industry in southern Africa, AAXO and EXSA, are very concerned and distressed to have heard the news that 3D Group has apparently dissolved and terminated all business activity as of 31 November 2017...

Issued by Reed Exhibitions 5 hours ago

Facebook to let users rank 'trust' in news sources

SAN FRANCISCO - Facebook announced it will ask its two billion users to rank their trust in news sources, in its latest attempt to combat the spread of misinformation on the social network...

4 hours ago

Little relief in sight for Novus as woes keep piling up

Twelve months ago, it looked as though 2017 was going to be a tough year for print and publishing company Novus...

59 minutes ago

Five trends likely to lead digital agencies in 2018

As digital agencies and consultancies seek to gain distinction over competitors, five trends will drive the development of digital in 2018...

By Bradley Elliott 23 hours ago

Money talks - Ad Talent Salary Survey 2018

Ad Talent has released the results of their comprehensive annual salary survey of the communications industry in South Africa...

Issued by Ad Talent 21 hours ago

Kantar TNS and Qualtrics join forces to form global customer experience powerhouse

Research agency Kantar TNS and Qualtrics, a leader in experience management, have announced a global partnership to help organisations put customers at the heart of their business...

Issued by Kantar TNS 20 hours ago

#BizTrends2018: The agencies of the future will be agile

New agency models, with creativity at the core, but more agile and flexible and inclusive of a variety of talent, will ensure a creative renaissance...

By Karabo Denalane 1 day ago

#BizTrends2018: Talking to Africa in 2018

Africa is at an interesting and exciting crossroads in its history. The predicted ease with which globalisation would be adopted is being questioned and nationalism is rising. Yet the continent is becoming an economic, political and cultural melting pot. It is inevitable if Africa is going to truly rise...

By Mimi Kalinda 1 day ago

The ad industry needs diversity to thrive

For ad campaigns to be culturally relevant, agencies must reflect our society...

By Qingqile 'Wingwing' Mdlulwa 1 day ago

Media freedom, a personal freedom

Media freedom is a right of all South Africans and not a limited mandate of editors and journalists...

By Danette Breitenbach 1 day ago

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Africa needs to "future-proof" itself against future challenges

New ideas are needed to future-proof Africa against its biggest challenges and technology is the power that can assist...

55 minutes ago

Social media reacts to George Weah being sworn in as President of Liberia

From being one of the biggest football icons in the 1990s, to becoming the president of Liberia in 2018, George Weah made history when he was sworn in as the president of Liberia on Monday, 22 January 2018...

3 hours ago

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Instagram, Google+ join EU group fighting hate speech

BRUSSELS - Facebook's Instagram and the Google+ social network have agreed to join an EU-sponsored group of US internet giants to combat online extremism, EU officials said Friday.

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