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#Bookmarks2017: Digital download with... Native VML & Joe Public

Local digirati shone at the recent IAB Bookmark Awards 2017. Here's some feedback from Native VML strategist Donovan White and ECD Ryan McManus, as well as Pepe Marais, Group CCO at Joe Public United...

By Leigh Andrews 11 hours ago

Exquisite exhibits: The latest design trends from EuroShop 2017

Discover the design trends that are being used in exhibition displays around the world.

By Pippa Naudé for Scan Display 11 hours ago

#BrandManagerMonth: How Sorbet's Jade Kirkel sells a feeling

Here, Jade Kirkel, brand manager of Sorbet Group, and daughter of founder Ian Fuhr, shares her perspective on working for your dad, being a mother of three and staying in the job market, and why to stop trying to make everything balance all the time...

By Jessica Tennant 14 hours ago

Free Wi-Fi brings marketing returns for retailers

Free Wi-Fi is more than just keeping clients longer at a coffee shop or charging for every megabyte of usage for retailers' ISP to collect revenue...

By Prashil Gareeb 9 hours ago

TweetDeck might not be free for much longer

Struggling to nail down a reliable revenue stream while controlling its often-irate user base, Twitter may soon charge you to use some elements of its currently free service TweetDeck...

By Andy Walker 11 hours ago

Breaking through brand clutter with Nomu

This #BrandManagerMonth, we find out what's new with Nomu, the original SA food and lifestyle concept inspiring creative kitchens across the land, from director Paul Raphaely...

By Leigh Andrews 10 hours ago

The view from in here: A lesson from 2016

I was in Cannes last year when Brexit happened. In a matter of hours, the lazily hedonistic mood of the festivities transformed into an all-pervasive haze of stunned denial...

By Fran Luckin 9 hours ago

A little less conversation, a little more action

Why an integrated data platform is the key to aligning marketing, sales and service...

By Michael Bornheim 8 hours ago

#Bookmarks2017: Digital(ly augmented) download with... Clicks2Customers

Local digirati shone at the recent IAB Bookmark Awards 2017. Here's some feedback from Germé Scott, head of SEO at Clicks2Customers with input from Johan Walters, head of C2C Labs on how the Blippar Augmented Reality app took things to another level for IAB Digital Summit attendees...

By Leigh Andrews 13 hours ago

Kyle Lewis's epic Nasty C music video featured on Apple Music internationally

Arcade Content's Kyle Lewis directed Bad Hair, Nasty C's epic 14-minute music video that topped the Apple Music video charts in South Africa for the week of its release...

Issued by Arcade Content 11 hours ago

Caxton Awards announces winners for 2016

Hosted at the Globe Theatre at Silverstar Casino on 16 March, with prize money totalling R285,000, the Caxton Awards celebrated the achievements of local and community newspaper's editorial, sales, advertising, management and support staff.

11 hours ago

Leading communicator Maxim Behar, keynote speaker at 2017 PRISA National Conference

Celebrating its diamond anniversary this year, the Public Relations Institute (PRISA) is pulling out all the stops for its annual conference running from 4-5 May 2017, at the Indaba Hotel in Fourways, Johannesburg...

Issued by PRISA 10 hours ago

Ogilvy Public Relations announces senior promotions

Two recent promotions strengthen Ogilvy Public Relations' commitment to adding value to both employees and clients...

Issued by Ogilvy & Mather 11 hours ago

KwaZulu-Natal goes big at the movies

The largest movie screen in KwaZulu-Natal, featuring ultra high-definition (UHD) digital projection has opened at the Xtreme at Nu Metro Ballito Junction...

11 hours ago

Angus Kneale to chair Film Craft executive jury at NYF International Advertising Awards

The New York Festivals International Advertising Awards® has announced the inaugural Film Craft executive jury and that Angus Kneale, chief creative officer of The Mill will head the panel of ten film industry experts...

10 hours ago

BASA celebrates 20 years of partnerships, people and connectivity

2017 sees Business and Arts South Africa celebrate 20 years of arts business partnerships, with an invigorated focus on growth, research, connectivity and celebration...

Issued by Business and Arts South Africa 11 hours ago

Launching #MoreThanData to Investec staff

icandi CQ recently conceptualised and implemented an innovative internal communication campaign for Investec Private Banking to launch Investec's #MoreThanData marketing campaign, for young professionals, to staff...

Issued by icandi CQ 10 hours ago

#funfilledvelvet campaign to hit stores this Easter

Boomtown's 2017 campaign for First Choice's popular dairy dessert product, Velvet, is set to hit stores from 10 April and will run through to 4 June...

Issued by Boomtown 10 hours ago

Facebook introduces new shopping ad format to showcase products

Marketers want better ways to visually inspire mobile shoppers to purchase, and so Facebook is introducing a new ad format called 'collection'...

1 day ago

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Africa news

A little less conversation, a little more action

Why an integrated data platform is the key to aligning marketing, sales and service...

By Michael Bornheim 8 hours ago

Free Wi-Fi brings marketing returns for retailers

Free Wi-Fi is more than just keeping clients longer at a coffee shop or charging for every megabyte of usage for retailers' ISP to collect revenue...

By Prashil Gareeb 9 hours ago

Rags, not riches, defining Africa's urban explosion

Anarchic architecture, unchecked pollution and high costs of living are the lot of African city dwellers, experts warn, as living standards fail to keep pace with rapid urban growth on the continent...

12 hours ago

Africa's women in business challenge status quo

Even though women make up a little over half of Africa's growing population, they have had little involvement in power and strategic decision-making...

13 hours ago

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International

Facebook announces 'fake news' offensive in Germany

Social media giant Facebook announced on Sunday that it will introduce new measures to combat fake news in Germany, as Europe's largest economy and most populous nation enters an election year...

17 Jan 2017

German state TV won't broadcast 2018-24 Games

BERLIN: Germany's public broadcasters will not screen the Olympic Games live for the first time after they balked at the huge rights deal demanded by US giant Discovery...

29 Nov 2016

Nielsen Admosphere signs 4-year contract with ATO in Czech Republic

Nielsen Admosphere is to conduct a robust project of cross-platform audience measurement for the Czech Association of TV Organizations (ATO) from 2018-2022...

22 Nov 2016

Expanding BBC to launch news service for North Koreans

LONDON: The BBC will launch a radio and online news service for audiences in North Korea as it seeks to expand its global reach to 500 million people by 2022, the British broadcaster said Wednesday...

17 Nov 2016

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