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All the SA Pencil winners: D&AD 2017

All the winners of D&AD 2017 Pencils have been announced and we have the colours of the 13 South African entries that made the grade...

11 hours ago

Amasa Speaker Series kicks off with Nic Ray from BrandsEye

The first episode in the Amasa Speaker Series hosted Nic Ray, who spoke about how BrandsEye can possibly predict future outcomes...

By Juanita Pienaar 5 hours ago

The role of PR in lead generation

With the economy in a state of unprecedented instability, businesses are increasingly looking to see real and measurable results from their marketing efforts. In light of this growing trend, lead generation has become a key focal point for B2B enterprises anxious to understand the actual impact of their spend...

By Ronelle Bester 5 hours ago

The future of marketer/creative agency compensation practices

With the advent of marketing procurement specialists in recent years, it is perhaps surprising that change in agency compensation practice has been so slow.

By John Little 22 hours ago

Good Taste magazine is making waves in publishing #luxurymedia

Good Taste is the custom lifestyle publication for Wine-of-the Month Club, and has recently undergone a rebranding underneath the leadership of a new general manager, art director and editor...

Issued by Good Taste 7 minutes ago

Decimal Agency wins Krispy Kreme account

Decimal Agency has added another international company to their family of clients and will be coming up with new creative ways to convey Krispy Kreme's brand to the South African public...

Issued by Decimal Agency 36 minutes ago

Fabiani, Woolworths, H&M, Miladys, Markham, Cotton On, Mr Price score well on customer-centricity

A survey, conducted by dunnhumby, the ‘Customer-Centricity Index' (CCI) reveals that SA's most successful apparel retailers are those with a high focus on ‘customer-centricity'...

3 hours ago

Manufacturing Indaba back in June

The Manufacturing Indaba will be held at Emperors Palace, Ekurhuleni from 27-28 June 2017...

3 hours ago

South Africa Brand Summit & Awards calls for entries

The inaugural South Africa Brand Summit & Awards is calling for nominations of top South African brands...

4 hours ago

Thomson Reuters, Oxford Business Group sign distribution agreement

Users of Thomson Reuters financial platform, Eikon, can now access Oxford Business Group's full range of research on emerging economies...

4 hours ago

How to make every day World Design Day in SA

World Design Day is all about exploring and enhancing natural creativity and planting small seeds on change in collectively designing a more human-friendly and inclusive society for all.

By Leigh Andrews 1 day ago

All the winners: Second day of D&AD 2017

The second set of D&AD Pencil winners have been announced, with an additional 10 South African entries making the grade in the final categories...

1 day ago

Marketing in a new-age world

I have been fighting the idea of starting to write opinion pieces about all things ‘marketing' for close to two years now and I have finally given in.

By Jolene de Lange 1 day ago

Celebrating 25 years of Zip Zap's social circus magic

Zip! Zap! Circus! The non-profit Zip Zap Circus is currently celebrating its 25th year with a series of special monthly shows to showcase their talented students. Here's what you can expect...

By Leigh Andrews 1 day ago

Zapiro 'a target for terror twins'

Cartoonist Jonathan Shapiro, also known as Zapiro, was allegedly on the hit list of terror-accused twin brothers Brandon-Lee and Tony-Lee Thulsie...

2 days ago

Why organisations still struggle to digitally transform - report

Veeam commissioned ESG to survey more than 1,000 business professionals and senior decision makers for the sixth annual Veeam Availability Report... [infographic]

1 day ago

Distell tops up with Cruz vodka

Distell has topped up its booze portfolio with a dash of vodka through the purchase of a 75% shareholding in a company that owns the global rights to Cruz Vodka...

1 day ago

Puma ups forecast after sales leap in first quarter

German sportswear maker Puma said Tuesday it set a new quarterly record for sales between January and March, springing over the 1.0-billion-euro barrier and upping its forecasts for the year...

1 day ago

Social media analysis report on RSA protest actions

Following the recent cabinet reshuffle and subsequent downgrade of South Africa's economic rating, there has been a surge in the number of public tweets and posts on related topics. Praesignis in partnership with Insights Radar conducted an advanced social media analysis on the protest actions...

By Ruan de Beer, Issued by Praesignis 1 day ago

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Africa news

Cartoon Network corners kids' TV on any device

It's no secret that TV viewers have changed their consumption habits. Luckily, some broadcasters have changed with their audience and are now embracing all new digital channels...

By Leigh Andrews 20 minutes ago

Digital economy to create over 3M jobs in Nigeria

It has emerged that financial services within Nigeria's digital economy could add US$88 billion and create over 3 million new jobs in the next 10 years....

1 hour ago

Prepaid payment solutions drive cash out of Africa's economies

The latest prepaid solutions are being made available across Africa to government institutions, financial services and corporate sector and consumers...

5 hours ago

Ghana hosts filmmaker Rachel Perkins

Award-winning Australian filmmaker Rachel Perkins in Accra to hold workshops and discussions on storytelling, film-making and rights and activism with Ghanaian film producers and students...

6 hours ago

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International

The postcard is never the place

I had been walking with my new friend Alexander Kalchev through Chinatown in San Francisco. I had visited these streets before in my head.

By Damon Stapleton 1 day ago

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