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Episode 192: Zero Negative Energy launch with Adidas.

Date: 20 Oct 2016
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#BeyondRetail2016: Prepare for self-service and personalised promotions

Two retailers delighted attendees at this year's Beyond Retail event by speaking of what may sound like futuristic plans but in reality is already on offer locally - the self-service checkout, the true power of private label products and winning customer loyalty with personalised promotions...

By Leigh Andrews 9 hours ago

Changing the face of business

The face of business is changing and in keeping with that change Times Media has redesigned its main print products and recently launched BusinessLIVE, a website that consolidates content, business and financial audiences...

By Danette Breitenbach 9 hours ago

What is your strategy in this digital world?

We have moved on from asking "what is your digital strategy?" to "what is your strategy in a digital world?" The answer is, obviously, not nearly as simple as some make it out to be...

By Dean Rajh-Gopaul 12 hours ago

Growing from strength to strength

With the Advertising Media Association of Southern Africa (AMASA) Awards shortlist released and the awards function taking place on 25 October, the excitement is mounting...

By Danette Breitenbach 14 hours ago

How South African insurers are missing the Facebook boat

In the digital world, the insurance industry enjoys some of the most expensive marketing costs, particularly when it comes to SEM channels like Adwords...

By Nick Paul 12 hours ago

Evaluating the app-opportunity

"There's an app for that" is one of the most common phrases exchanged amongst smartphone owners. From hailing a taxi...

By Lynette Hundermark 12 hours ago

Did we just hear an industry rumble?

A seismic shift is taking place in our industry and adjustments are being made as the tremors grow louder and more frequent. Those at the forefront are mobilising to ensure that when the full quake comes they will be 100% ready...

By Graham Deneys, Issued by Dentsu Aegis Network 11 hours ago

Alliance Media's steaming Sadza billboard

Along Churchill road in Harare, the Alliance Media billboard advertising Red Seal Sadza is making use of the outdoor advertising space like no one has before...

Issued by Alliance Media 10 hours ago

Apple. Challenging the skeptics

When people ask what value advertising really brings I always say that we're in the business of creating intangible value for businesses. So how does a brand like Apple do this?..

By Robert Grace, Issued by M&C Saatchi Abel 10 hours ago

SA consumers express minimal loyalty to mobile data service providers

According to the South African Customer Satisfaction Index (SAcsi) for Mobile Data Service Providers, South African customer loyalty has dropped to a three-year low...

11 hours ago

DUO Marketing and Communications scoops 2016 Veeam agency of the year award

Specialist tech PR agency DUO Marketing and Communications has been awarded 2016 Veeam Agency of the Year at the company's annual PR summit held in Amsterdam...

Issued by Duo Marketing 9 hours ago

Boomtown creates and rolls out website for international logistics firm

Global logistics and transportation company Tigers, specialising in supply chain enterprise solutions, approached Boomtown to create a website in line with global standards, and to increase lead generation...

Issued by Boomtown 9 hours ago

Upscale marketing, downscale costs: go bold in bad times

When times are tough economically, one mistake made by many is to cut down on the outlay involved in display stands at trade fairs, expos or marketing events...

Issued by Gawk 9 hours ago

D&AD New Blood 2017 briefs launched

The D&AD New Blood 2017 Briefs have been launched and are open to any young creative aged 23 or under, in addition to current students and those within two years of graduation...

12 hours ago

Red Cherry #hitsrefresh

For more than 23 years and with thousands of successful radio and TV campaigns under its belt, Red Cherry has always been at the forefront of cutting-edge media and production. But the time has come to take another bold step...

Issued by Red Cherry Media 11 hours ago

GIBS releases The Disruptors: The extended edition

The Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) has announced the official release of The Disruptors: The extended edition...

12 hours ago

Identifying different types of networking techniques

Networking is one of the most powerful tools to use to unlock the potential of any socioeconomic transformation. Effective networks also require strong and well-connected relationships to accelerate growth...

By Karla Fletcher 11 hours ago

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 193: Adidas Athletics launches the ZNE

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show on 20 October, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Brett Burgess...

1 day ago

Long tenure at same company beneficial for career growth

Many of my family, friends and colleagues raise their eyebrows when they discover I have been working for the same company for eight years...

By Verusha Maharaj 1 day ago

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Africa news

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 193: Zero Negative Energy launch with Adidas

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

8 hours ago

Breaking taboos in the Africa femcare category

Advertising agency Net#work BBDO has created Africa's first and only online femcare learning platform called 'Vagina Varsity'...

9 hours ago

First media awards for Far East and North Africa

Twenty journalists from different countries in Far East and North Africa participated in the first journalism awards for the region, covering vital topics relating to food and agriculture...

14 hours ago

Botswana's benchmarking competition law

Most competition authorities in developing countries have not investigated cartels or done dawn raids like they have in Botswana...

15 hours ago

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Thomson Reuters to open tech hub in Canada, add 400 jobs

OTTAWA: The Thomson Reuters news agency and financial information group will open a technology center in Toronto, adding 400 jobs over the next two years, the company announced on Friday...

11 Oct 2016

Hungary's biggest opposition newspaper suspended

Hungary's biggest opposition newspaper has been suspended, its owner said Saturday, stoking concerns about media freedom under right-wing Prime Minister Viktor Orban...

10 Oct 2016

Turkey media boss quits over 'hacked email' scandal

The chief executive of one of Turkey's top private media firms quit on Friday over emails purportedly showing him allowing the government dictate editorial policy but that he said were fake...

4 Oct 2016

New Zealand's largest media firms sign merger deal

WELLINGTON: New Zealand's two largest media companies signed a merger agreement on Wednesday, although the planned deal still needs approval from the country's competition watchdog to proceed...

8 Sep 2016

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