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#YouthMarketing: The importance of brand “Me”

Student Village released research earlier this year that looked at what students spend their money on...

By Louise Marsland 3 hours ago

#YouthMarketing: Why are businesses so obsessed with Gen Y?

How well do businesses really understand millennials and what are their perceptions based on? Finding the data to plug the generation gap...

By Shlomo Ben-Hur 3 hours ago

Dissatisfaction with local TV services

When I wrote last week about declining audiences and poor customer support in the TV industry, I didn't expect the deluge of sympathetic complaints I received - nor how upset a lot of viewers really are...

By Chris Brewer 1 hour ago

Forum on Internet Freedom in Africa kicks off this week

The Forum on Internet Freedom in Africa 2017 (FIFAfrica2017) is set for 27-29 September 2017. The event convenes various stakeholders from the internet governance and online rights arenas in Africa...

1 hour ago

Woolworths - named third best social media platform on the continent

TMI helps Woolworths secure two awards...

Issued by TMI (The Media Image) 31 minutes ago

Succeeding in a “fandom” world

Success in the entertainment and media (E&M) industry over the next five years is going to depend on getting the user experience right...

By Danette Breitenbach 9 minutes ago

R-Squared Digital - proud sponsors of The New Generation Social and Digital Media Awards

R-Squared Digital is partnering with the New Generation Social and Digital Media Awards...

Issued by R-Squared Digital SA 49 minutes ago

Secure your site for Google or prepare to lose leads

Google announced that on 17 October 2017 all non-HTTPS websites should prepare to see a significant drop in rankings, user engagement, website enquiries and revenue...

Issued by BlueMagnet 3 hours ago

Clover Duo - Double the goodness

Don't recognise the name? Most of us will know this product as Danao - Clover's fruit and yoghurt flavoured dairy mix. The Just Design JHB team was tasked with giving the brand a much-needed upgrade and a brand new name - Duo...

Issued by Just Design 3 hours ago

Top African business leaders to follow on Twitter

Here's a list of some of the top African business leaders to follow on Twitter...

22 Sep 2017

2017 FM AdFocus Award finalists revealed!

The 2017 Financial Mail AdFocus Awards finalists have been revealed, with 21 agencies making the cut across six agency categories and a further eight finalists from two media agency categories so far...

3 days ago

Experiences are the new black

It is no longer chic to be chic and wealth is not displayed anymore. Consumers are no longer buying goods; instead they are spending on experiences...

By Danette Breitenbach 22 Sep 2017

#YouthMarketing: The generation forcing brands to reimagine their customer journeys

Millennials are the generation that saw the birth of the world wide web and dial up internet, but they are also experience-driven monsters...

By George Bourdos 22 Sep 2017

#YouthMarketing: Youth marketing requires a convergence of media

Why youth marketing requires your attention (it's deeper than you think)...

By Akhona Gushman 22 Sep 2017

#YouthMarketing: Brands must communicate authentically

How business can help to affect the ‘learning renaissance' by contributing to the education of its future leaders...

By Nkosinathi Moshoana 22 Sep 2017

QNet boosts direct selling operations in Tanzania

Asian direct selling company, QNet, is expanding its operations into East Africa. The company forms part of the $200 billion global direct selling industry...

22 Sep 2017

Fearless, or just pigheaded?

Did you know that DHA, an important omega-3 fatty acid, is found concentrated in mammalian brains? I ate one. Yes, I did. Pig brain!...

By Charlene Oliver, Issued by Grey 22 Sep 2017

Saving the world through better choices

Innovator and thought leader Roger Martin has launched his latest book, which calls on managers and leaders to embrace integrative thinking to create new value for the world...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 22 Sep 2017

Winners of coveted OFM Music Awards announced

The winners of the coveted OFM Music Awards were announced on Thursday, 21 September, during a special, live radio broadcast, hosted by much-loved presenter Cyril Viljoen...

Issued by OFM Radio 3 days ago

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Tongji University students tackle rhino horn demand management in China using design

Although trading rhino horn has been illegal in China since 1993, this prohibited activity remains widespread in the country. Forty students from China's Tongji University in Shanghai have spent the last few months contributing to the fight against rhino poaching in Africa.

22 Sep 2017

Creative Hall of Fame adds five more legends

The One Club for Creativity has inducted five advertising and design legends into its Creative Hall of Fame, originated in 1961 with Leo Burnett as the first inductee.

21 Sep 2017

Gaps in customer intelligence, delivery limiting opportunities - new CMO report

New research from Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Council, SAP Hybris and SellingPower magazine indicates that sales and marketing need to own customer experience strategy, as only 7% of sales leaders and 9% of chief marketing executives view themselves as the owner of the customer experience, leaving this vital revenue-directing opportunity area without oversight and collective direction.

19 Sep 2017

#SACSCCongress: Nigella Lawson on the role of food in storytelling

Internationally renowned food writer and TV cook Nigella Lawson has amassed a loyal following of food lovers charmed by her no-fuss approach to cooking and ornate descriptions of food that are telling of her authentic passion for the subject.

By Lauren Hartzenberg 18 Sep 2017

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