BizTrends 2017

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Episode 192: Zero Negative Energy launch with Adidas.

Date: 20 Oct 2016
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Uber and Pizza Hut cash in with Guerrilla IMC's location-targeted ATM Media

Out-of-home media specialists Guerrilla-IMC recently launched their ATM Media Division in partnership with South Africa's premier third-party ATM service providers...

Issued by Guerrilla IMC 19 Dec 2016

#BizTrends2017: Future proofing your brand for 2017

How smart marketers survived 2016 to position themselves for success in 2017, according to Nicole Shapiro, associate director at Added Value…

By Nicole Shapiro 8 hours ago

#BizTrends2017: The march for talent 4.0

We're currently functioning in the Fourth Industrial Revolution, or Industry 4.0, and need to assess talent requirements going forward, says Stijn Smolders, CEO of Sprout Performance Partners…

By Stijn Smolders 9 hours ago

Vodacom launches free Facebook Flex service

Vodacom has announced the launch of Facebook Flex, a new product that gives customers on the Vodacom network an opportunity to connect...

7 hours ago

#BizTrends2017: Personalisation takes centre stage

In 2017, successful marketers will innovate to build better brand experiences and connected consumer journeys that are less intrusive, and they will focus on developing engaging content that resonates with consumers across channels and platforms. This will drive hyper personalised marketing planning, and channel neutrality, customised messaging and brand experience will be in the spotlight this year…

By Monique Claassen 10 hours ago

Tips from Netflix for your consumers' on-demand viewing pleasure

In a top ten ‘A-list' that includes the likes of Donald Trump, KFC and Pokémon, industry authority Ad Age announced Netflix as its marketer of the year for its highly effective work in 2016. Here's how your brand can follow suit…

By Leigh Andrews 7 hours ago

TMI Media wins Kraft Heinz

TMI Media has started 2017 with a bang. The newly formed agency has been awarded the prestigious media portfolio for Kraft Heinz Company South Africa...

Issued by TMI 4 hours ago

ASA sinks teeth into Aquafresh

It has been exposed in a battle of toothpastes that when it comes to protecting your pearly whites Aquafresh Complete Care is not necessarily better than other brands, as suggested in an advert...

By Roxanne Henderson 6 hours ago

Litha Communications to manage Schneider Google AdWords campaign

Litha Communications has been appointed to manage the Schneider Electric South Africa's Google AdWords campaign for its Star product range in South Africa in 2017...

Issued by Litha Communications 6 hours ago

Prestigious Top 500 Awards to showcase SA's business elite

For the first time, qualifying leading companies in Top 500's 100 business sectors will be able to step out of its pages and vie for grand honours at the inaugural Top 500 Awards...

Issued by Topco Media 4 hours ago

Hello, Twenty Seventeen!

2017 is here and Tag 8 has hit the ground running. Take a look at some trends they'll be following this year and see some of their latest work...

Issued by Tag 8 9 hours ago

Facebook, measuring 'viewing' and the quest for real attention

Facebook received a lot of attention over its Average Duration of Video Viewed debacle. They've since corrected their calculation but how closely does their new “Video Average Watch Time” metric really represent “viewing”?...

By Jason Bercovici, Issued by Exponential 4 hours ago

The Ford Kuga PR debacle shows how badly social media is managed

The burning Ford Kuga issue is not only a PR nightmare but a demonstration of how badly social media is handled in South Africa...

By Chris Moerdyk, Issued by Chris Moerdyk 4 hours ago

Brand South Africa launches campaign on CNN

Brand South Africa is telling the world that the country is open for business through a global campaign on CNN, coinciding with the World Economic Forum taking place at Davos, Switzerland, this week...

9 hours ago

Posterscope's Future Defining Themes of OOH Conference

International and local experts at the Future Defining Themes of OOH Conference, taking place on 16 February in Johannesburg, will explore how many of our pre-existing rules, recommendations and benchmarks will be re-examined in 2017...

Issued by Dentsu Aegis Network 4 hours ago

Consumers winning as service providers battle for market

According to The Free Market Foundation, Netflix has arrived in South Africa and its disruption has meant that DStv and M-Net have had to change their approach to package deals...

7 hours ago

News24 2016 Matric Results Hub smashes 2015 stats

The National Senior Certificate matric results were released nationally from 5 January and millions of anxious matriculants used News24's Matric Results Hub to find out how they did...

Issued by 24.com 5 hours ago

ADC announces Advertising & Motion Juries, includes Gomes of FoxP2

The organisers of the ADC 96th Annual Awards have announced that 22 creatives from 10 different countries will award excellence in advertising and motion craftsmanship and innovation...

10 hours ago

Viceland comes to Africa through Kwesé TV

Econet Media's Kwesé TV today announced it would be adding Viceland, the youth-focused lifestyle and culture channel from Vice Media, to its entertainment offering across sub-Saharan Africa...

10 hours ago

Ogilvy & Mather increase ownership in Shanghai Advertising

The acquisition will see Ogilvy & Mather take up the remaining 25% and 15% stakes in Shanghai Ogilvy & Mather Advertising and Shanghai Ogilvy & Mather Marketing Communications Consulting respectively...

10 hours ago

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Africa news

Econet Media puts bet on fast-growing eSports

Econet Media is betting heavily on eSports, the latest phenomenon in online gaming…

7 hours ago

#BizTrends2017: Future proofing your brand for 2017

How smart marketers survived 2016 to position themselves for success in 2017, according to Nicole Shapiro, associate director at Added Value…

By Nicole Shapiro 8 hours ago

#BizTrends2017: The march for talent 4.0

We're currently functioning in the Fourth Industrial Revolution, or Industry 4.0, and need to assess talent requirements going forward, says Stijn Smolders, CEO of Sprout Performance Partners…

By Stijn Smolders 9 hours ago

Location-based discovery app Ajo launched in Nigeria

Nigerian startup Ajo has launched its location-based discovery app, which allows users to find points of interest and services within their proximity…

By Tom Jackson 10 hours ago

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International

Facebook announces 'fake news' offensive in Germany

Social media giant Facebook announced on Sunday that it will introduce new measures to combat fake news in Germany, as Europe's largest economy and most populous nation enters an election year...

6 hours ago

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

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