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Episode 192: Zero Negative Energy launch with Adidas.

Date: 20 Oct 2016
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#BehindtheSelfie with... Tony de Barros

This week, we find out what's really going on behind the selfie with Tony de Barros, sales and marketing director for Lamelle Research Laboratories, which started in his garage and is now one of the leading skincare companies in SA...

By Leigh Andrews 6 hours ago

How to do impossible things

It has been an interesting week. The world may run out of Guinness. As I write this Ireland have just beaten the All Blacks 40 - 29 in Chicago. It is the first time they have done this in 111 years. To continue the surreal sporting theme, Andy Murray, has become the number 1 tennis player in the world. And if you want one more, the Chicago Cubs have won the world series for the first time in 108 years. Chicago has had quite a week...

By Damon Stapleton 6 hours ago

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It's easier to keep up than to catch up

Why fix something that isn't broken, right? Wrong! Outdated business practice will put any organisation at a disadvantage to those competitors who choose to keep up with new and innovative practices and technology...

By Daniel Bruwer, Issued by Honeybee 2 days ago

Business 2020: It's not about you, it's about them

If 2016 taught us anything it is that it is essential to fully understand who your customers - or target audiences - are. The shock Brexit and USA election outcomes are both cases in point...

By Julia Ahlfeldt 8 hours ago

Meet the new additions to the TLC Marketing Worldwide team

TLC Marketing has announced two new additions to their growing Africa office: Nazmeen Tayob joins the agency as Operations Director and Calvin Myles joins as Customer Services Manager...

Issued by TLC Marketing Worldwide 6 hours ago

Wimpy challenges South Africa to #SummerLikeAChamp

Tasked by Wimpy to devise a summer campaign featuring its lip-smacking, tastebud-thrilling, hunger-busting Champ Burger Combo, FCB Joburg looked to an overworked, grey-suited businessman for inspiration...

Issued by FCB Africa 7 hours ago

South African consumer mood swings up again

There's a 'new normal' permeating the South African psyche and that's the fact, that nothing is normal anymore! As a result, the latest Consumer Confidence Index figures from Nielsen reflect another huge swing, this time upwards...

Issued by Nielsen 7 hours ago

PewDiePie threatens to shut down YouTube channel

PewDiePie, the world's most watched video blogger, has accused YouTube of trying to "kill" his channel and has threatened to shut it down once he reaches 50 million subscribers...

9 hours ago

Affiliate.co.za helps raise awareness of children's rights

Affiliate.co.za has partnered with children's rights organisation Save the Children South Africa in support of their compelling campaign to address the critical issue of violence against children in South Africa...

Issued by Affiliate Network South Africa 8 hours ago

Almost 400 firms pledge to protect mobile consumers in South Africa

Formed to represent and self-regulate the then fledgling wireless content and applications industry, WASPA continues to ensure proper consumer protection in an ever-changing technological landscape...

8 hours ago

B2B brands need to add social media into marketing mix

Marketers working for business to business (B2B) brands can no longer merely dabble in social media - they need to start focusing on it as one of the most powerful and important tools to which they have access...

9 hours ago

Spotlight on IIoT/Industry 4.0 at Africa Automation Fair 2017

Organised by leading global exhibition company Reed Exhibitions, Africa Automation Fair 2017 will collaborate everything automation with everything IIoT/Industry 4.0, by inviting companies to showcase their innovative products and solutions...

Issued by Reed Exhibitions 6 hours ago

Cointreau launches Cointreau Creative Crew campaign in South Africa, offers R100,000 bursary

Cointreau has introduced its philanthropic programme, the Cointreau Creative Crew, to South Africa. This programme encourages creatives in various fields to #DreamDareCreate and bring their creative projects to life...

7 hours ago

Top ten predictions from Ericsson headed up by AI

Ericsson Consumer Lab has produced its sixth edition of its annual trend report The 10 Hot Consumer Trends for 2017 and beyond...

7 hours ago

Brewster signs Ermenegildo Zegna, Top Billing covers London store opening

As an introduction of its newest client, luxury menswear brand Ermenegildo Zegna, award-winning publicist Marcus Brewster has facilitated Top Billing presenter Nico Panagio and crew's visit to London to attend the opening of Zegna's global flagship store in New Bond Street...

7 hours ago

SMEs need marketing skills, brand building to succeed

Many small and medium enterprises (SMEs) fail to action even the simplest marketing initiatives effectively, often to the detriment of the business' success...

8 hours ago

Gen Z to give marketers a run for their money

Kantar Millward Brown's annual digital and media predictions highlight the scale of the challenge presented by a new generation with high expectations and values...

Issued by Kantar Millward Brown 1 day ago

Jupiter Cape Town poised for a great 2017

Jupiter CT's CEO, Kevan Aspoas, reflects on a surprisingly good 2016...

By Kevan Aspoas, Issued by The Jupiter Drawing Room Cape Town 1 day ago

Mobitainment hosting a mobile marketing qualification course with mCordis

Do you want to be a trailblazer in the mobile space? Join Mobitainment and mCordis in March 2017 for the first industry-accredited Professional Qualification in Mobile Marketing...

Issued by Mobitainment 1 day ago

Pantsula Dance for Life - pre-orders

Crowdfunding has begun on The Pantsula Dance For Life book and your help is needed to make it happen!..

By Chris Saunders, Issued by Ola! Films 1 day ago

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Africa news

APO launches press clipping service targeting African media

APO, the African Press Organization, has announced that it will offer a press clippings service for 300 influential Africa newspapers, magazines and trade publications...

8 hours ago

Time for B2B marketers to get serious about social media

Marketers working in the business-to-business space need to get serious about social media, says Innocomm...

8 hours ago

Algeria premier rues low regional trade in Africa

Algeria's premier said Saturday regional trade in Africa was much lower than in other continents as the oil exporter seeks to diversify its revenue stream because of low crude prices...

10 hours ago

Central African States adopt cyber-security cross-border laws

A workshop on the harmonisation of the cyber-security legal framework for Central Africa, has come up with concrete resolutions on cyber-security...

11 hours ago

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International

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

Social media interrupted in Turkey after crackdown

Internet users in Turkey were on Friday experiencing severe difficulties accessing social media after the country was plunged into new turbulence by the detention of its main pro-Kurdish leaders, correspondents and a watchdog said...

7 Nov 2016

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