BizTrends 2015

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[Trends 2015] Business and consumer trends for 2015

Social activism and the underpinning of digital solutions to major market innovation will characterise this year, according to renowned South African trend analyst, Dion Chang...

By Dion Chang 16 Jan 2015 13:00

[Trends 2015] 2015: On the cusp of a New Age

Digital technology is ending the long reign of the book as a repository of knowledge and ushering in a world of interconnectedness, intelligent machines, vast data sets, and powerful algorithms...

By Jez Frampton & Doug de Villiers 16 Jan 2015 10:46

[TrendTalk] Can brands unlock the sharing economy?

Can current business models unlock opportunities within 'the sharing economy', which is a real threat to businesses within the industries in which sharing models are gaining favour...?

By Louise Marsland 11 May 2015 07:16

Seven key trends in digital marketing

Here are seven trends I reckon will dominate digital marketing this year...

By Ben Evans 20 Mar 2015 05:36

A case history of branding from scratch

When the printing and manufacturing Paarl Media Group decided to list on the JSE, it started on a journey into what could well have been into the dark unknown of choosing a new name...

By Chris Moerdyk 17 Mar 2015 07:45

[Design Indaba 2015] The selfie shapes monolithic fashion

"... Me and the beach, me and my food, me and my shoes, me and my boyfriend, me and Li taking lots of selfies." - Li Edelkoort

By Jessica Taylor 2 Mar 2015 08:00

What you missed if you weren't at #BizTrends2015

Here's what you missed if you weren't at the #BizTrends2015 event on Thursday, 12 February 2015, when Cape Town's brightest gathered at Inner City Ideas Cartel...

By Leigh Andrews 17 Feb 2015 13:00

Let the credits roll!

As the first phase of #BizTrends2015 comes to close, we'd like to take the opportunity to formally offer our thanks to all sponsors, contributors, partners, associates, suppliers and friends near and far for getting behind the BizTrends initiative...

Issued by 17 Feb 2015 12:55

Foshizi's top five mass market trends for 2015

The mass market in South Africa is a fast-moving and ever-changing environment, with new trends evolving all the time. So what are the top trends to watch out for this year?...

Issued by Foshizi 17 Feb 2015 11:53

WAPA Predictions for 2015

In December, the news is full of reviews and analysis of the year gone by, while predictions are notoriously difficult, WAPA has focused on the trends impacting the wireless industry and predicts the following for 2015...

17 Feb 2015 10:09

Conferencing trends in 2015

In the hyper-connected world we live in, business professionals, CEOs, meeting professionals and others are starting to place a much higher value on the power of human connection...

By Teresa Jenkins 17 Feb 2015 07:43

Mobile is set to be the catalyst for multi-channel, cross promotion in 2015

We already know there are more cellphone subscriptions than people on the planet, but marketers still make the most of this all-pervasive communication channel...

By Deseré Orrill, Issued by Ole! Media Group 17 Feb 2015 07:08

The consumer is in control

The consumer has to be at the centre of brand decisions because they are in control, at the centre of the experience and information flows...

By Craig Page-Lee 9 Feb 2015 07:35

Media/brands on demand

After an exceedingly tough year in 2014, the media industry and brands need to explore new opportunities such as video-on-demand; second screening; and even longer form content to maximise brand spend and content...

By Chris Hitchings 9 Feb 2015 06:39

International networks shift SA media landscape

Almost overnight, local South African media owners and advertising agencies have become global players as international agency and media networks continue their acquisition spree in southern Africa...

By Jacques du Preez 8 Feb 2015 08:01

It's not all about the money

Malls are crazy places where anything can happen. Most importantly, the bulk of this country's retail spending takes place in this environment...

By Doug Mayne 6 Feb 2015 08:54

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