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Episode 192: Zero Negative Energy launch with Adidas.

Date: 20 Oct 2016
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2016 AMASA Awards winners announced

The winners of the 2016 AMASA Awards were announced on 25 October at the Montecasino Ballroom, in Fourways, Gauteng, and celebrated the best in media and marketing advertising...

20 hours ago

How to improve your B2B customer experience

Customer experience is naturally at the forefront of any B2C company. The same focus is not, however, always seen in B2B companies, where marketers have little to no contact with influencing the buying decision...

By Jessica Woodruff 19 hours ago

#BehindtheSelfie with... Catherine Black

This week, we find out what's really going on behind the selfie with Catherine Black, co-owner of Black Mountain...

By Leigh Andrews 17 hours ago

Adobe London Symposium: Putting customer experience first

Last week, Adobe hosted their annual Symposium in London with the theme 'Customer experience comes first'...

By Kirsty Barkhuizen 16 hours ago

Old Mutual Investment Group dominates its sector

After rigorous benchmarking and tracing industry trends over the last year, the results of the 500 top companies in South Africa are out...

Issued by Topco Media 17 hours ago

Customers take centre stage in new TVCs which celebrate Ackermans' centenary

To celebrate its 100th birthday, Ackermans - in collaboration with its long-standing agency partner, Ninety9cents (99c) - has crafted three emotive television commercials...

Issued by Ninety9Cents 18 hours ago

Decorex SA takes a fresh, inspired approach to home, lifestyle and business in 2017

The continent's largest décor, design and lifestyle expo is gearing up to further boost the events sector by expanding their outlook with an exciting new collaboration for 2017...

Issued by Reed Exhibitions 18 hours ago

Independent Media responds to Press Council

Independent Media has issued a statement in response to the Press Council's statement on the company's withdrawal from the council...

Issued by Independent Media 18 hours ago

Simply Asia 'Wokking Winter Special'

Simply Asia briefed Bittersuite to run a promotion to entice customers into stores during the quieter winter months...

Issued by Bittersuite 18 hours ago

Talent discovery app comes to Africa

Following its success in the US and India,, an exciting new video platform launches across Africa. It gives users the chance to be discovered through a variety of fun challenges, created by celebrities and brands...

18 hours ago

National Small Business Chamber hosts gala breakfast

The South African Small Business Awards will take place at the 2016 NSBC gala breakfast, hosted by the National Small Business Chamber, on 10 November 2016 at Montecasino in Fourways...

18 hours ago

The art of Facebook: 30 of its biggest brands analysed

For personal use, Facebook is an excellent way to communicate with friends, keep up to date with event lists, and of course, sneak around others' personal lives. But how do some of the world's biggest brands use the social network...

By Andy Walker 1 day ago

[Orchids & Onions] When going digital, read the fine print

Here's one of those tales with a bizarre little twist. We all know newspapers are dying, don't we? So, if you're a digital security software company, where do you go to advertise your products? Well, if you're, you use the front page of a newspaper... because at least you recognise there is a real audience there - and people in that real audience are quite likely to be decision-makers in companies...

By Brendan Seery 1 day ago

#SustainabilityMonth: Tap into new-generation thinking or stagnate

This month's New Generation Awards saw G&G Digital named winner of nine awards for clients, including overall agency of the year. Here, executive creative director, Desiree Gullan explains the importance of digital interaction in the current climate of constant community engagement...

By Leigh Andrews 1 day ago

Gastronomy at its most gorgeous with the Galliova Awards

It was a dark and stormy night... wait, let's dampen that down to just a grey and gloomy day, which cleared as soon as we arrived at the Youngblood Africa studio in the Beautifull Life building in Cape Town's CBD for the 27th annual Galliova Awards in Food Eggcellence on Friday, 21 October 2016...

By Leigh Andrews 1 day ago

Global Entrepreneurship Week South Africa, 14-20 November 2016

Each November, a week is dedicated to inspire millions of people from more than 160 countries through local, national and global activities designed to help them unleash their potential as entrepreneurs and innovators...

Issued by Global Entrepreneurship Network South Africa 1 day ago

TBWA\Durban acquires Durban digital agency, Sugar

TBWA\Durban has acquired Sugar The Agency, a smaller Durban operation that has positioned itself as a significant player in the digital space over the past six years...

1 day ago

Speed-networking event in Johannesburg offers access to investors

A speed-networking event in Johannesburg on 18 November 2016 at the Standard Bank Incubator in Rosebank, will offer women in leadership, aspiring entrepreneurs...

1 day ago

How Starbucks' UPstanders is brewing a better world

Have you seen Starbucks' new TV series, UPstanders? It's an example of branded content that goes nowhere near steamy coffee shots and the perhaps intentional humour of their name-mangling...

By Spero Patricios, Issued by Launch Factory 1 day ago

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Africa news

Talent discovery app comes to Africa

Following its success in the US and India,, an exciting new video platform launches across Africa. It gives users the chance to be discovered through a variety of fun challenges, created by celebrities and brands...

18 hours ago

Good entrepreneurial base key to Africa's "bright future"

The key to Africa's bright future is having a good entrepreneurial base that takes advantage of emerging young entrepreneurial spirit that has embraced information technology...

21 hours ago

African-based satellite solution launched

Gondwana International Networks has launched Source, a virtual network satellite operator service, which will be rolled out across sub-Saharan Africa...

21 hours ago

Zambia highlights key essentials to Africa's development

Zambia says sustainable trade, infrastructure development, gender equality and empowerment, peace, health and education are among key prerequisites to the development of Africa...

22 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...

1 day 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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