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Episode 192: Zero Negative Energy launch with Adidas.

Date: 20 Oct 2016
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#AMASAAwards2016: Banking on a winner

The banking sector strutted its creative spirit at the recent AMASA Awards with Nedbank and Standard Bank both taking top honours...

By Danette Breitenbach 1 day ago

2016 Assegai Awards finalists announced

The finalists of the 2016 Assegai Awards have been revealed, and the winners will be announced on Thursday 10 November at the annual Awards Gala Evening...

22 hours ago

Global examples of advertising to avoid

What better way for lawyers to grab creatives' attention than by sending out a cease and desist letter of demand? Luckily in this case it was purely an invite to an event, but if you don't adhere to the legalities of advertising law you may not be as lucky...

By Leigh Andrews 20 hours ago

Chris Borain elected new IAB SA chairperson

Following yesterday's AGM, the IAB has announced its new industry chairs: Chris Borain, group commercial director at the Mail & Guardian Group takes on the reins as new chairperson, with Paula Hulley from Gloo@Ogilvy elected as vice chairperson...

19 hours ago

Video is the new black in marketing

In today's 'too much information' age, standing up and standing out are the key to being remembered. One tool that goes beyond just 'engaging' its audiences to help users retain the memory of the marketing message is video...

By Deseré Orrill 22 hours ago

Retargeting/Consumer privacy = Value exchange?

It's happened to all of us. Getting a message just before lunch advertising a special on the specific type of hamburger you like to eat - at a restaurant only a minute from your current location...

By Mari-Louise Kaplan 19 hours ago

Finalists of South African Small Business Awards announced

The National Small Business Chamber (NSBC) has announced South Africa's Top 20 Small Business & Entrepreneurship Award winners and the finalists of the 2016 South African Small Business Awards...

1 hour ago

Business can learn from top sports performers

One can easily draw an analogy between the top-performing companies or entrepreneurs in tough times and top-performing sportsmen in a high-pressure arena, in the sense that both decide not to 'cut and run'...

By Karla Fletcher 41 minutes ago

Twitter to cut 9% of staff, plots new growth strategy

NEW YORK: Twitter announced plans on Thursday to cut nine percent of its workforce as the struggling social network reaffirmed its strategy to drive growth after failing to find a buyer...

1 hour ago

Voting for Forbes Africa Person of the Year closes tomorrow

The Forbes Africa Person of the Year Awards attracts the highest calibre of nominees from across the African continent...

21 hours ago

Ten MBA students are CEO for a Day

For the third year, Odgers Berndtson Sub-Saharan Africa ran its CEO for a Day Initiative, as a way for South Africa's top CEOs from the private sector to engage with some of the top MBA students from leading business schools...

19 hours ago

The power of print in the attention economy - a Fresh Living case study

With attention being the most valuable currency in the media world, and with the explosion of the digital age in a demand-driven media economy, is there still a place for print in content marketing?...

Issued by John Brown 20 hours ago

Expert tease

Why contract an event company? Why not organise it all in-house? How difficult can that be?..

Issued by 360 Degrees Production House 21 hours ago

Alliance Media helps Lesotho celebrate 50 years of independence

Lesotho celebrated its 50th year of independence on 4 October and Alliance Media, who has business investments in the country, is helping Lesotho celebrate...

Issued by Alliance Media 22 hours ago

Home with Mapaseka talks surrogacy ahead of When the Bough Breaks opening in SA

On Wednesday, 26 October, the Home with Mapaseka show on Kaya FM delved into the complex and sometimes taboo world of surrogacy...

Issued by Kaya FM 95.9 21 hours ago

Partnership between Hootsuite and Popimedia increases users' business objectives

To enable a holistic view of social marketing initiatives, Popimedia, a subsidiary of Publicis, has announced a partnership with Hootsuite, the most widely used platform for managing social media...

21 hours ago

Mark your emails with Stamps for Good and support a charity

Advertising agency, M&C Saatchi Abel and its client RocketSeed have launched a newly launched initiative, Stamps for Good, which is made up of ten virtual stamps linked to ten different charities...

19 hours ago

Andrei Stenin photojournalism exhibition opens

Independent Media is the leading South African media partner for an exhibition of the winning entries of the a global photojournalism contest in memory of Russian photojournalist Andrei Stenin, who was killed in Ukraine in 2014...

Issued by Independent Media 21 hours ago

The Wedding Expo wins PMR.Africa Diamond Arrow Award for the third year running

The Wedding Expo was awarded the Diamond Arrow Award in the 1000 - 5000m² category at the annual PMR.Africa National Survey on Event and Exhibition Organisers in South Africa..

Issued by The Wedding Group 20 hours ago

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Africa news

Intra-Africa trade and investment key to the growth of Africa

The future for sustainable growth and development of Africa depends on increasing the levels of intra-Africa trade and investment within the African continent...

1 hour ago

The Internet of Things will change the world

The Internet of Things - an ecosystem of smart, connected devices and sensors that talk to each other and take independent, automated action - is here already and will become a part of our everyday lives...

1 hour ago

Cloud technology: an African success story

Cloud technology is being hailed as an African success story - but what does its future hold...?

By Brett Parker 2 hours ago

UK aid vision for the continent

New UK support for jobs, trade and investment to boost economic development in Africa...

16 hours ago

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Fitch acquires majority stake in StartJG Hong Kong

WPP has announced that its wholly owned operating company, Fitch has taken a majority stake in StartJG Hong Kong, a brand and customer experience design consultancy...

2 days ago

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

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