SOUTH AFRICA

Beyond pink and blue: the quiet rise of gender-neutral toys

Amid a downturn in global toy sales, Australia's Toys 'R' Us stores going into voluntary administration and closure of the firm's American and UK arms, a quiet revolution is under way in the toy world...

By Jason Bainbridge 5 Jul 2018

AUSTRALIA

Location and voice technology are the future of retail

Retailers, struggling to connect with their customers, have been trialling new technologies to blend in-store and digital experiences...

By Gary Mortimer and Louise Grimmer 11 Apr 2018

AUSTRALIA

'Down down' and 'cheap cheap' are gone gone: why supermarkets are moving away from price

On 26 January 2011, Coles fired the first shot in what would soon be dubbed the "supermarket price wars" by reducing the price of its own-brand milk to A$1 per litre...

By Gary Mortimer and Louise Grimmer 26 Mar 2018

GLOBAL

Tailoring the customer experience boosts online sales

Annual online retail or "e-tail" sales now exceed $19 billion in Canada, AUS$21 billion in Australia, US$410 billion in the United States and US$1 trillion in China...

By Michael J. Armstrong and Narongsak (Tek) Thongpapa 31 Oct 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

#BODJHB: Chris Weylandt on the basics of retail

On day two of the Johannesburg version of Business of Design, Chris Weylandt explained his tactics to competing or rather leading in the retail game...

By Jessica Tennant 20 Oct 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

#EntrepreneurMonth: Chris Weylandt on the business of contemporary home decor design

Chris Weylandt, founder and CEO of furniture and decor retailer Weylandts, forms part of the impressive line-up at this year's Business of Design conference...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 18 Oct 2017

GLOBAL

Google Australia's ‘Hot Heads' video interview with Damon Stapleton

Google Australia's creative development team hosted Damon Stapleton, chief creative officer at DDB New Zealand in a special "take away" addition of Hot Heads from Cannes...

6 Sep 2017

AUSTRALIA

Benefits of radio advertising

Radio advertising might be seen as old-fashioned especially with the rise of the internet and other types of media and that their audience has decreased. This is not the case, however...

By Rilind Elezaj 6 Jul 2018

GLOBAL

Effective Use of Brand Purpose shortlist for Warc Awards 2018 announced

The Warc Awards released the shortlist for the Effective Use of Brand Purpose category - a search for marketing initiatives that have successfully embraced a brand purpose and achieved commercial success as well as a benefit for a wider community...

17 Apr 2018

AUSTRALIA

Australian media firms fail in Rebel Wilson bid

Six Australian media companies seeking to join the battle against a record Aus$4.5 million (US$3.5 million) defamation payout to Hollywood star Rebel Wilson had their case knocked back on Thursday...

22 Mar 2018

AUSTRALIA

Australia media join forces to fight record Rebel Wilson payout

Australia's major media organisations on Monday joined forces to back publisher Bauer's appeal against the nation's largest defamation payout awarded to Hollywood actor Rebel Wilson, arguing the size of the damages could stifle public-interest journalism...

27 Feb 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

Facebook urges users to send nude pics to combat revenge porn

SYDNEY - Facebook is trying to combat "revenge porn" by encouraging users in Australia to submit their nude photos to a pilot project designed to prevent intimate images from being shared without consent...

9 Nov 2017

GLOBAL

Finalists for 2017 Global Awards announced

This year the Global Awards grand jury shortlisted 154 entries submitted from 22 countries worldwide...

17 Oct 2017

AUSTRALIA

The end of cookie cutters in digital marketing

Finding new and reliable ways to capture and engage with audiences has proved to be something of a challenge for the digital marketing space, and more than a few agencies have succumbed to the traps and pitfalls...

Issued by Impressive Digital 4 Oct 2017

AUSTRALIA

How much should an SME spend on marketing?

Marketing has evolved to the point where online is now king, with budget discussions for small businesses, in particular, centering on the world of social media, search engines, and email...

Issued by EAK Digital 25 Aug 2017

GLOBAL

London International Awards introduce Regional of the Year Awards in MEA

LIA has introduced Regional of the Year Awards to honour the best in each region, which will be an incentive for top companies in South Africa...

11 Jul 2017

GLOBAL

Saatchi & Saatchi Australia wins Grand Prix at Warc Innovation Awards

Saatchi & Saatchi Australia won both the Grand Prix and the Product Innovation Special Award for Toyota Land Cruiser at the global Warc Innovation Awards...

3 May 2017

GLOBAL

Skyfii rolls out its SaaS platform to 500 Woolworths' stores

The Australian data analytics and marketing services company Skyfii has signed a Master Services Agreement (MSA) with the Woolworths Group and has already rolled out its ‘IO' Software as a Service (SaaS) platform subscription data analytics services to 126 stores...

2 May 2017

AUSTRALIA

ABC appoints Google executive as first female chief

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: The Australian Broadcasting Corporation on Monday named Google executive Michelle Guthrie as its new managing director, the first woman to hold the top post at the public broadcaster...

22 Dec 2015

AUSTRALIA

How to find the first clients as a web design startup

Unfortunately, web design is not as profitable as it used to be for startups because of the fact that the competition is huge at the moment...

By Boris Dzhingarov 4 Sep 2015

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