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Episode 186: PR chat with Marcus Brewster and the new on-demand PR service.

Date: 26 Aug 2016
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By Meagan Elston 3 hours ago

Virtual reality meets cause marketing

It's expected that virtual reality will be an $80bn market by 2025. The list of businesses coming on board with VR is long and impressive...

By Sheila McGillivray 2 hours ago

#WomensMonth: Excellence and education the key to success in business

As a country we have been lauded for our progressive constitution, but women are still underrepresented in leadership positions...

1 hour ago

#Loeries2016: What BBDO's Grands Prix wins mean for African creativity

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By Leigh Andrews 3 hours ago

Be responsive online or risk being left behind

The digitalisation of business is inevitable and companies that resist the change, risk losing customers, revenue and potentially, even their reputation...

By Felix Erken 4 hours ago

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 187: PR chat with Marcus Brewster

On the latest episode of Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show host Warren Harding spoke to Marcus Brewster...

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FCB named SA's Top Creative Agency for third consecutive year

FCB Africa claimed the Robyn Putter Award for the third consecutive year at the 18th annual Sunday Times Top Brands awards function...

Issued by FCB Africa 5 hours ago

Silver Quill deadline date extension

The new deadline for Silver Quill award entries is 9 September 2016. Enter now...

By Ghrethna Kruger, Issued by IABC Africa Region 5 hours ago

Top speakers open Ad Star three-day event in South Korea

Ad Stars 201 opened in Seoul, South Korea yesterday, 25 August, offering its thousands of visitors exceptional speakers and events over the next three days...

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Company values: Ditch the clichés, embrace the meaningful

In an age of high competitive intensity and a tough economic climate, companies are struggling to drive brand differentiation and attract top talent...

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As part of its thought-leadership, IMM is launching marketing events, featuring live case studies. The first features Krispy Kreme's Nick Eleftheriadis, marketing director of the internationally successful doughnut franchise...

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Gender gap closing in South African SMEs

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Africa news

Virtual reality meets cause marketing

It's expected that virtual reality will be an $80bn market by 2025. The list of businesses coming on board with VR is long and impressive...

By Sheila McGillivray 2 hours ago

#Loeries2016: What BBDO's Grands Prix wins mean for African creativity

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By Leigh Andrews 3 hours ago

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 187: PR chat with Marcus Brewster

On the latest episode of Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show host Warren Harding spoke to Marcus Brewster...

3 hours ago

Be responsive online or risk being left behind

The digitalisation of business is inevitable and companies that resist the change, risk losing customers, revenue and potentially, even their reputation...

By Felix Erken 4 hours ago

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International

Promotional marketing: Having customised mugs that are filled with impact

Coffee mugs are one of the most popular promotional items, and they can be customised in a myriad of ways...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 15 Aug 2016

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WASHINGTON: Paywalls were supposed to help rescue newspapers from the crisis of sinking print circulation as readers shifted to getting their news online...

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Apple and Microsoft unholster new gun emojis

Apple and Microsoft on Friday appeared to be aiming in opposite directions with freshly unholstered gun emojis...

8 Aug 2016

Bangladesh shuts 'objectionable' news sites

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5 Aug 2016

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