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Pick n Pay Super Animals return with South African slant

Pick n Pay launches a new Super Animals collection focused specifically on South African animals...

6 hours ago

Repainting the local sponsorship picture with Kansai Plascon

Kansai Plascon, better known as Plascon to most, sponsored a duo for the Absa Cape Epic. Their corporate and digital communication specialist Zurita Moore explains why and how this ties into the brand's new positioning: ‘designed for life'...

By Leigh Andrews 4 hours ago

‘Africa is where others will look for the best in new innovation'

Between East and West: Africa's economic transformation will create a third centre of global power, according to a new ‘Afro-Optimism' series...

By Brett Parker 9 hours ago

#OrchidsandOnions: Don't hide away from reality... and know the difference between thunder and lightning

The best advertising is always based on a fundamental understanding of human nature - what the people in the marketing business call “basic human truth”. If you can tap into that, you don't have to waste any time explaining or repeating - everybody gets it first time around...

By Brendan Seery 2 hours ago

Inaugural Property Buyer Show's success leads to Gauteng show

Over 3,000 property enthusiasts attend inaugural Property Buyer Show in Cape Town...

7 hours ago

Value offerings enable to increase profit

Clicks has maintained its operating margins despite a heavy promotional market and depressed economy...

6 hours ago

Quick, easy and free online registration to Markex 2017 now open!

Specialised Exhibitions Montgomery, organiser of Africa's premier promotional product event, Markex 2017, has announced that visitor registration for the show is now officially open...

Issued by Madex 4 hours ago

Amber Finlay heads up jury for LIA The New category

Amber Finlay, global brand ambassador at Converse will be the jury president of the LIA's The New category...

3 hours ago

IAB SA/PwC online adspend study - Have you been left out?

PwC and the IAB have performed a domestic digital advertising expenditure analysis for the past three years, with various market participants both from the online and mobile publishing and agency sector contributing...

Issued by IAB South Africa 5 hours ago

Four key trends of African design in 2017/18

WGSN, a London trend forecasting company for fashion, unveils four key trends of African design in 2017 and 2018...

4 hours ago

Local app launch wins at Liberty Radio Awards

Algoa FM proved its results-driven creative ability, by scooping top honours at the Liberty Radio Awards for its launch campaign of the Algoa FM app...

Issued by Algoa FM 4 hours ago

Sprout earns its Premier Google Partner badge

South African digital media buying agency Sprout Performance Partners is now a Premier Google Partner; a specialist agency that has been trained and certified by Google to best manage online advertising...

Issued by Sprout 4 hours ago

International recognition for two Wits University academics

Time magazine and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences have recognised the scholarship of two Wits University academics - Professor Glenda Gray and Professor Achille Mbembe...

5 hours ago

BMW radio: Sheer Howard audio pleasure

Howard Audio has once again been selected to compose, arrange and mix BMW's forthcoming radio series...

Issued by Howard Audio 5 hours ago

AutoTrader moves to fully digital magazine, drops print

After 25 years AutoTrader is closing the print version of the magazine and will only be producing a digital version...

7 hours ago

Hubert Barichievy exhibition opens in Cape Town next week

Local SA sculptor will be launching his latest range of ‘Pop-Busts', displaying 25 pop culture icons...

8 hours ago

You can now enter sporting events through Computicket

Computicket has acquired the startup business, Entry Ninja - an online entry portal used to facilitate entries for South African sporting events...

7 hours ago

Delivering on African Excellence 2017

Engage Joe Public, the PR and communications offering of Joe Public United, entered the 2017 African Excellence Awards and succeeded in winning two awards this past week...

Issued by Joe Public United 5 hours ago

AFAA to promote Ad Stars annual creative festival in Korea

The Asian Federation of Advertising Associations says its members will play a bigger role in promoting Ad Stars, a creative festival held annually in Korea...

5 hours ago

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Africa news

MTN SA, Huawei launch the first LTE LAA network in Africa

MTN and Huawei have partnered to bring the first LTE Licensed Assisted Access (LAA) network in Africa...

10 hours ago

Opening of Decathlon's first store in Accra

French sport equipment and sportswear company, Decathlon, has opened its first shop in Ghana, now the largest store in West Africa...

10 hours ago

Tanzania gets first Tigo call centre

A new Tigo call centre has been launched in Tanzania, complete with embedded data security measures to protect customer information and identity, to offer Tigo customers dedicated worldclass service...

10 hours ago

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International

Cognifide reports on the Adobe US Summit 2017 in Vegas

In a dazzling splash of lights, big screens and booming sound, Adobe hosted over 12,000 attendees at their 2017 Summit in Las Vegas.

By Jay Smith 21 Apr 2017

Alibaba backs decision to add video games to 'Asia Olympics'

BEIJING, China - Online retail giant Alibaba on Thursday batted down criticism over a decision to add e-sports to the lineup of the 2022 Asia Games in China, responding to scepticism about an event it will play a major role in promoting.

21 Apr 2017

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