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Win-win for brands and shoppers as SNAPnSAVE launches new mobile cash-back app

Good news! South Africans will be able to get cash back for doing their everyday shopping and simply snapping their till slip...

Issued by SNAPnSAVE 29 Jun 2015 09:47

All the SA Cannes winners

South African agencies brought home a handful of Cannes Lions trophies this year... (video)

29 Jun 2015 09:14

Pepe Marais of Joe Public on lighting up the "grey" Promo & Activation category

Pepe Marais, Chief Creative Officer of Joe Public, was part of this year's Promo & Activation judging panel at Cannes Lions, where Joe Public was the only South African agency to strike it lucky by bringing home a Bronze Lion for its 'Vote SA' Cinemark experience app...

By Ann Nurock 29 Jun 2015 08:12

Geometry Global on the rising importance of the human touch in brand communication

Geometry is making waves in the global brand communication scene. Their shopper market insights in particular are fascinating as they light the way for greater penetration on the continent and China's market domination...

By Ann Nurock 29 Jun 2015 07:50

Mastering innovation for growth

Innovation. It's a buzzword on everyone's lips; a strategic priority of many organisations; and what many consider the ultimate driver to unlocking growth. Those who get it right - the Apples, FNBs and Googles of the world - make it look easy...

By Nicole Shapiro 29 Jun 2015 14:00

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Sustainability: a lever for growth

Sustainability is becoming more and more about business as companies realise that it can be a lever for growth...

By Danette Breitenbach 30 Jun 2015 07:30

Recasting the radio model, without interruptions

People's pet hates about radio are relatively simple to understand. It's either a certain DJ's voice that grates their nerves, the intrusive advertising that chops off the tails of their favourite song, or the rather repetitive playlists. Recast, from, is set to revolutionise this - here's how...

By Leigh Andrews 29 Jun 2015 14:00

Somewhere over the rainbow...

The kaleidoscope of colour that greeted the US Supreme Court decision on marriage equality on Friday, was significant for many reasons, not least, as a case study for brands following key news events...

By Louise Marsland 29 Jun 2015 14:05

Shield and Vaseline partner for the Rugby World Cup

Deodorant brand Shield and skincare brand Vaseline have announced a partnership through which they will become the exclusive personal care suppliers of the Rugby World Cup 2015...

29 Jun 2015 12:00

Communication perception and how it takes place

There are a number of steps that our minds go through between, say, an advertising message and the purchase of a product...

By Chris Brewer 29 Jun 2015 14:00

UK, Dominican Republic and Turkey comes out top of the Young Lions Marketers' competition

The winners of the Young Marketers Competition have been announced...

29 Jun 2015 12:15

Germany, Australia and Russia top of the Young Lions Film competition

Tor Myhren, Worldwide Chief Creative Officer, Grey, has announced the winners of the Young Lions Film Competition...

29 Jun 2015 12:27

Grey Africa captures Nespresso Magazine #24

Grey Africa recently played a role in assisting Nespresso to reveal the 24th edition of their Nespresso Magazine - which has taken the direction to feature a city showcasing the best of its gastronomy, design and elements that resonate with the Nespresso brand...

Issued by Grey 30 Jun 2015 08:58

BHP Billiton launches South32 brand at an exciting event

XZIBIT recently assisted with the rebranding of the global mining giant, BHP Billiton's Head Office in Johannesburg. XZIBIT was asked to assist with internal and external branded elements that complimented the official launch event, held on 26 May...

Issued by XZIBIT 30 Jun 2015 09:53

In order for what you have to flourish, use it for the benefit of others

The most recent meeting of Godllywood's '12 Parts of Me' programme was themed: "I have it" and the evening's message was reflected through an Italian flavour...

Issued by Universal Church of the Kingdom of God 30 Jun 2015 10:24

The South African Institute for Drug-Free Sport appoints Tenfour

The South African Institute for Drug-Free Sport (SAIDS) has appointed Tenfour as its communication agency...

Issued by Tenfour 30 Jun 2015 10:24

Judging the best in communications at the 2015 APEX Awards

Taking place on 20 July at the Sandton Convention Centre, the 2015 APEX Awards' adjudication panel have been judging entries based on extremely stringent criteria.

30 Jun 2015 08:21

DTT to provide opportunity to restructure SA's ICT

The implementation of Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) will provide great potential to restructure South Africa's ICT infrastructure as set out by the NDP, says Communications Minister Faith Muthambi...

30 Jun 2015 08:08

Enter the SA Innovations Awards taking place in October

The South African Innovation Awards recognises innovative companies, products and services across the public and private sector. Entries are now open till 31 July 2015...

30 Jun 2015 06:12

Tapping into the socially conscious consumer

According to BBMG, more than a third of the global population are 'aspirationals', who believe they have a responsibility to consumer brands that are good for the environment and society...

29 Jun 2015 15:22

Court rules that government DTT policy stands is disappointed with the North Gauteng High Court's dismissal of their application to review aspects of Government's DTT Policy, but is still committed to the roll-out of DTT and other digital platforms...

Issued by 29 Jun 2015 11:06

Arcade Content wins Branded Content Bronze at Cannes Lions

One Rand Man, directed by Arcade Content's Rob Smith, won a Bronze in the Branded Content category at Cannes Lions this weekend, where it was also shortlisted for Integrated Campaign Led By PR and Promo & Activations...

Issued by Arcade Content 29 Jun 2015 12:49

Beauty is back: designer Sagmeister on Italy as muse

ROME - Award-winning graphic designer Stefan Sagmeister, famed for his work with the Rolling Stones, Lou Reed and Aerosmith, says the concept of beauty in design is back...

29 Jun 2015 12:30

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Nunu Ntshingila to head up Facebook's first African office

Facebook opened its first African office to further the company's commitment to help businesses connect with people. Ogilvy veteran, Nunu Ntshingila, will be the company's new Head of Africa...

30 Jun 2015 07:22

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What, how and why you need Android for sustainable business growth?

Fortunes of Android mobile OS have never looked back since its introduction in Sept 2008; instead it has witnessed tremendous growth...

By Chirag Shivalker 30 Jun 2015 10:41

Boosting healthcare advertising with the Young Global Awards

NEW YORK, USA The Global Awards for the World's Best Healthcare & Wellness Advertising have announced the second annual Young Globals Student Competition and Internship Programme...

30 Jun 2015 09:07

Gannett completes split of newspaper, broadcast units

WASHINGTON, USA: US media giant Gannett said on Monday it completed its breakup which separates its newspaper division, including flagship USA Today, from broadcast and digital businesses.

30 Jun 2015 08:01

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