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The trends in TV set design

Whether the requirement is for a traditional space or an ultra-modern one, TV set designs offer infinite scope for designing ingenuity - gone are the days when they looked like what they were: a TV studio...

Issued by Udumo Group 1 day ago

The Goddesses of the past and present (Part 1)

Dutch trend forecaster Lidewij Edelkoort and colleague Philip Fimmano of Trend Union presented their latest trend books for 2019, namely Goddesses (trends S/S 2019), On Safari (activewear S/S 2019) and Spiritual House (home and lifestyle 2019), as part of Design Indaba 2018 at the Lisof: Fashion Design School & Retail Education Institute in Johannesburg yesterday...

By Jessica Tennant 36 minutes ago

#IABDigitalSummit2018: The ultimate 'state of the industry' event

How will the advertising industry adapt AI at a larger scale? Can we innovate with data analysis and profiling without creeping out customers? I discussed the possibilities and explored the power of digital with three of this year's scheduled female powerhouse speakers for the fourth IAB SA Digital Summit, taking place next week on 1 March 2018 at the Theatre on the Track...

By Leigh Andrews 1 hour ago

#Newsmaker: Esther Hoogstad steers Spree's customer journey

Newly appointed as head of customer interaction and marketing at Spree, Esther Hoogstad will be taking charge of the online retailer's end to end customer experience...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 8 minutes ago

Viral video success in 2018

Jon Ratcliffe writes about why he believes that the best way to communicate marketing messages today is through data-driven social video on Facebook, YouTube and Instagram...

By Jon Ratcliffe 2 hours ago

Ten global graduates at Design Indaba

Kicking off on Wednesday, 21 February - Friday, 23 February, the 23rd edition of the Design Indaba will see ten global graduates presenting projects that speak to the water crisis, the power of sound, social entrepreneurship and so much more...

By Juanita Pienaar 2 hours ago

H&M and Woolworths score top marks in customer centricity rankings

With economic conditions in South Africa likely to remain weak, the apparel retail industry growth forecast for 2018 is muted...

19 hours ago

The smart strategy behind Tourism Australia's 'Croc Dundee' Super Bowl pitch to the Americans

Tourism Australia has resurrected Crocodile Dundee in a new Super Bowl commercial that has already reached hundreds of millions on the day and through social media. Some may have cringed at ad reinforcing stereotypes about Australians as hospitable bush-dwellers, but this is actually a good strategy...

By John Sinclair 14 minutes ago

UK retail loyalty programmes suffer from a lack of differentiation

The Retail Loyalty Programmes in the UK 2018 survey has found that UK retail loyalty programme operators are struggling to bring fresh ideas to the programme benefit mix...

2 hours ago

Moments of natural refreshment with Strongbow

Strongbow, in collaboration with Red Star, M&C Saatchi Abel and Sonic State, combined their expertise to refresh nature and bring some life to a frequently tiring daily commute and improve this experience by offering commuters a #NatureRemix...

Issued by Dentsu Aegis Network 2 hours ago

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Issued by AfriGIS 2 hours ago

Shortlist for 2018 AME Awards announced

New York Festivals AME Awards, for the World's Best Advertising and Marketing Effectiveness, announced the shortlist for the 2018 competition...

3 hours ago

Publisher Hosted Programmatic Guaranteed (PHPG)

The digital team at IOL are exploring the latest products and services within the programmatic space and here is yet another one that buyers within the digital industry can squeeze further value-for-money from...

By Riaan Sunny, Issued by Independent Media 3 hours ago

The next step in your marketing? You're probably already using it

Digital marketing services have exploded over the past decade. You may be embracing the change, attempting to evade it, or perhaps you're just exhausted by it, but the next tranche of advancements may bring some relief...

By Adam Howatson 22 hours ago

Tackling climate change in the month of love (and all year round)

This month, we're highlighting businesses showing their love for planet Earth through strategically implemented shared value. It's time for businesses to take responsibility and make climate action a priority...

By Kim Wainer, Issued by Shift Social Development 20 hours ago

Good user experience and reach promotes massive growth in job applications

CareerJunction has experienced a massive 36% increase of applications per job ad year-on-year (2017-2018)...

Issued by CareerJunction 21 hours ago

South Africa's #SaveWater mascot Splash is scarier than the drought

While the City of Cape Town is using apps, Twitter campaigns and Mmusi Maimane's bucket delegation skills to remind South Africans to save water, the nation's Department of Water and Sanitation is taking a - ahem - different approach...

By Andy Walker 1 day ago

Five ways to ensure your attendees have FOMO about your next event

It takes a lot of work to properly understand why people attend your event and engage with them in a way that makes them not want to miss your next event. Jessica MacRoberts shares five actions that make this easier...

By Jessica MacRoberts, Issued by Worx Group 1 day ago

Automation industry calls for collaboration to make SA globally competitive

Key stakeholders in South Africa's automation industry have called for greater collaboration to drive industrial progress...

Issued by Reed Exhibitions 1 day ago

How Trump won America: A documentary

There's no question about it: the 2016 presidential race in the United States was one of the most fascinating and important events in the history of that country...

Issued by Showmax 1 day ago

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Africa news

Why my startup scene is better than yours: Egypt

Which African country has the best conditions for launching, or investing in, a tech startup? Disrupt Africa has been talking to the great and the good from various African tech ecosystems to find out what it is that makes them so great.

By Tom Jackson 1 hour ago

Thomson Reuters launches Eikon mobile app in Africa

Thomson Reuters has announced the launch of the Thomson Reuters Eikon mobile app to give their customers in Africa access and instant connection to financial analysis...

7 hours ago

Moroccan court convicts local publisher of criminal defamation

Moroccan authorities should drop all charges against Akhbar al-Youm columnist and publisher Taoufik Bouachrine...

21 hours ago

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A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: A Karnival of optimism

There has been plenty to celebrate in Malta this month. We learned the island's GDP growth is predicted to be the highest in Europe and secondly, it's Karnival time!

By Marcus 'The Maltese Falcon' Brewster 16 Feb 2018

Young Ones Design Brief launched by The One Club, PartnersGlobal and United Nations

A new programme called the Young Ones Design Brief has been launched from a partnership between The One Club for Creativity, with global peace organisation PartnersGlobal and the United Nations' Together initiative.

16 Feb 2018

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