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Brand Science joins Brand Union to form new market offer

Doug de Villiers, currently CEO of Brand Science, and his team will join Brand Union to form a dynamic new market offer...

10 hours ago

#Pendoring2017: Praat met... The Odd Number

The Pendoring Awards' top-ranked The Odd Number shares why it's important for creatives and brands alike to talk to their target audience in a language they understand and feel...

By Leigh Andrews 12 hours ago

#BigConnect: Influencers and travel brands connect to take travel and destination marketing to the next level

The first-ever Big Connect recently took place in Cape Town and saw South African travel companies and influencers come together to discuss how travel marketing can be enhanced through working with influencers...

11 hours ago

Zimbabwean artist designs iconic FM cover

Financial Mail collaborates with Zimbabwean artist for collector's item Mugabe issue...

11 hours ago

Top court to rule on review of SABC deal

The details of the multimillion-rand broadcasting deal between the SABC and MultiChoice may never be made public if the two companies get their way in the Constitutional Court...

By Theto Mahlakoana 7 hours ago

The art of anthropology and B2B communication

While the advertising world is often dominated by psychology, Claire Denham-Dyson writes that she believe there are many benefits to using anthropology in B2B marketing...

By Claire Denham-Dyson 11 hours ago

Absa looks to boost card usage over cash with a campaign from FCB

Absa intends boosting card usage over cash with a new campaign from FCB Joburg that utilises television, radio, out-of-home, digital, social and internal communications...

Issued by FCB Africa 8 hours ago

Suspended Eskom acting CEO threatens to sue over Tiso Blackstar's reporting

Suspended Eskom acting CEO Matshela Koko has threatened to take action against the Tiso Blackstar Group for its continued reporting on his troubles at the power utility...

By Neo Goba 10 hours ago

Vega launches new media management short course in partnership with AMASA

Vega, a brand of The Independent Institute of Education (The IIE), is launching a Media Management in Brand Building short course, available at its Johannesburg and Cape Town campuses from 2018 onwards...

Issued by Vega School 8 hours ago

SA's top recruiters for 2017 announced by CareerJunction

As most South Africans made their way to the office, SA's top recruitment agencies came together to celebrate another year of recruitment excellence at the 2017 RecruiterAwards...

Issued by CareerJunction 4 hours ago

Seven Colors Communications appointed to manage public relations for the Rand Show 2018

Dogan Exhibitions & Events, the custodian of the Rand Show brand, has appointed Seven Colors Communications to manage the Rand Show 2018 Public Relations account with immediate effect...

Issued by Seven Colors Communications 2 hours ago

Global Street Store Day is launched to celebrate the 700th Street Store

On 14 January 2014, M&C Saatchi Abel hosted the first-ever Street Store event in Cape Town - a rent-free, premises-free, pop-up clothing 'store' for the homeless...

Issued by M&C Saatchi Abel 9 hours ago

Black Friday rapidly gathering steam in SA

South African retailers are hoping to capitalise on the growing local interest in the annual Black Friday sale, taking place on 24 November this year...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 1 day ago

#EntrepreneurMonth: Fast-track innovation with design-thinking methodology

Lethabo Motsoaledi and Matthew Westaway are the dynamic engineering-educated duo and joint CEOs behind disruptive intelligence innovation studio, Motsoaledi & West. Here's why design thinking is a must for any business.

By Leigh Andrews 1 day ago

Is a little loyalty too much to ask for?

The South African retail market is a battleground at the moment: fierce competition by brands; a vast choice available to consumers; and a weak economic climate...

By Romy Honneysett 1 day ago

Design Indaba Conference, a multi-sensory event

The Design Indaba Conference, which will be held from 21-23 February 2018, is going beyond design to create a multi-sensory event where you can hear, see, learn and experience the future of creative thinking and design activism...

1 day ago

Game of content: Content marketing lessons from Game of Thrones

Game of Thrones is rich with lessons for content marketers to both optimise their content strategies and engage with their fans on a daily basis...

By Dirk Visser 1 day ago

SABC seeks to alter rules giving pay-TV stations free use of channels

The SABC has asked the Independent Communications Authority of SA (Icasa) to conduct an urgent public review of regulations that allow pay-TV operators to carry its television channels for free...

By Bekezela Phakathi 1 day ago

Reap the benefits of sending your music videos to film festivals

When directors think of sending their work to film festivals, they generally only think of submitting short or feature films. Even micro 60-sec shorts have their own festivals these days...

By Quinton Lavery 1 day ago

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OLCaptura 360 - The next level of capturing magic moments

OLC introduces the latest innovation, the OLCaptura 360, which provides 360-degree images, taking the photo experience to a whole new level...

Issued by Offlimit Communications 20 Nov 2017

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Africa news

Ugandan tabloid editors detained over 'fake' story

The editors and directors of one of Uganda's most popular tabloid newspapers have been detained over what authorities called a fake news story about a political plot implicating the president...

1 day ago

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International

J. Walter Thompson MENA Network ranked #2 at MENA Effies 2017

Teams brought home two Gold, five Silver and two Bronze awards for six clients across eight categories

Issued by JWT 2 days ago

How Ikea used affordable and innovative design to transform the homes of everyday consumers

For decades, Ikea has filled homes across the world with bookcases, beds, cardboard boxes and countless tea lights. The company's business model, based on huge production runs of identical stock, allowed it to export Scandinavian style at an affordable price.

By Dan Lewis 2 days ago

Winners of 2017 Global Awards announced

The Global Awards announced the 2017 award-winners at their annual award celebration taking place at the New York Academy of Sciences in lower Manhattan. Guests from around the globe celebrated the award-winners at ceremonies in both New York City at the Academy of Sciences and Sydney, Australia at The Rawson hosted by Bravo!/Global Awards.

3 days ago

BBM Messenger's Adam Pattison on chat, dark social and the new mobile economy

On his visit from London to South Africa for the MMA (Mobile Marketing Association) Forum in Johannesburg on 2 November and Mobile Monday in Cape Town on 6 November, Adam Pattison, vice president, Americas & EMEA at BBM Messenger, shared insights into chat or dark social and how this is shaping the mobile economy.

By Jessica Tennant 20 Nov 2017

Murdoch's Fox in talks with multiple buyers for TV, film assets

NEW YORK - Shares in media-entertainment giant 21st Century Fox surged to seven-month highs on Friday after news it has been holding talks with at least three potential buyers for some of its television and film operations.

20 Nov 2017

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