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SA's digital coupon uptake - SnapnSave reports R40m in sales for brand partners
SA's digital coupon uptake - SnapnSave reports R40m in sales for brand partners

South African cashback coupon app, SnapnSave, has reported over R40m in retail sales, 50 million impressions and 7 million engagements for its brand partners...

8 hours ago

AfricaCom 2017 Awards finalists revealed
AfricaCom 2017 Awards finalists revealed

The top 20 shortlisted finalists for the AfricaCom 2017 Awards have been announced...

8 hours ago

Kevin Swanepoel, CEO of The One Club for Creativity © .
The ADC 97th Annual Awards open for entries

The One Club for Creativity has announced the call for entries for the ADC 97th Annual Awards as well as a new tiered pricing structure and a couple of category changes...

9 hours ago

SABC board finally appointed
SABC board finally appointed

President Jacob Zuma has appointed members to the Board of the SABC...

9 hours ago

Top five South African consumer trends - Euromonitor
Top five South African consumer trends - Euromonitor

Global market intelligence company, Euromonitor International, has just released the latest results of the 2017 Global Consumer Trends survey.

9 hours ago

#EntrepreneurMonth: A premium African surf brand with global appeal
#EntrepreneurMonth: A premium African surf brand with global appeal

Little over a year ago, three friends with thriving creative careers embarked on a mission to combine their love of Africa with their passion for surfing...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 11 hours ago

Still trying to read the label from inside the bottle?
Still trying to read the label from inside the bottle?

Ndumiso Ndlela writes that it is easy to get stuck inside the bottle and get to a point where the label is barely visible to read. And this becomes a comfort zone that becomes harder and harder to leave...

By Ndumiso Ndlela 11 hours ago

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#MeToo trends in SA as women share stories of sexual harassment

Over the weekend, actress Alyssa Milano encouraged women to tweet the hashtag #MeToo if they had ever been sexually harassed, assaulted, or abused — and by Tuesday morning it was trending in the top spot in South Africa...

By Julia Breakey 12 hours ago

Sugarbird Gin - infused with the spirit of entrepreneurship
Sugarbird Gin - infused with the spirit of entrepreneurship

The craft gin trend is on the rise with a staggering R700m contributed to the collective R19bn spirits industry in SA in 2015...

13 hours ago

Elizabeth Elfenbein (Health & Wellness jury chairman), partner/chief creative officer of The Bloc USA.
Finalists for 2017 Global Awards announced

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

14 hours ago

#EntrepreneurMonth: Hero in a half shell, SolarTurtle
#EntrepreneurMonth: Hero in a half shell, SolarTurtle

Invented by social entrepreneur James van der Walt, the SolarTurtle recently scooped a win at the Inventors Garage at the 2017 SABC Education SA Innovation Summit, walking away with R10k.

By Sindy Peters 1 day ago

Video dominates news consumption in Africa
Video dominates news consumption in Africa

Recent study reveals that TV and mobile video content is the primary source of information in Africa and the Middle East...

1 day ago

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Social media South Africa 2018, are we ready?

Jainita Khatri recently attended Arthur Goldstuck's presentation on the SA Social Media Landscape 2018 and writes about some of the points that stood out...

By Jainita Khatri 1 day ago

Barbara Soltysinska, co-founder of indaHash.com.
ICO to increase audience value

IndaHash.com is launching its own universal cryptocurrency payment structure specifically for influencers to help them develop loyal and engaging audiences...

By Danette Breitenbach 1 day ago

AfricaCom offers free passes for Cape Town event
AfricaCom offers free passes for Cape Town event

By registering for a free AfricaCom visitor ticket online, visitors can gain access to more than 450 exhibitors, masterclasses, plus an innovation hall packed with visionary insights on future tech trends...

1 day ago

Morris and Mtongana.
#BODCT: Redesigning the world one business at a time, to surprise and delight customers

Big brands shared the role of design in their business at Business of Design, with Adrian Morris, partner and MD at Design Partnership speaking of current the physical reboot trend responding to a changing landscape, while Brian Mtongana, head of design at Woolworths, honed in on the role of packaging in sales...

By Leigh Andrews 1 day ago

#EntrepreneurMonth: Handcrafting bespoke luxury experiences across Africa with the Holts
#EntrepreneurMonth: Handcrafting bespoke luxury experiences across Africa with the Holts

Concepts Collection creates unforgettable luxury experiences. We chat to Christina and Richard Holt to find out how it all started and what it takes to run one of the leading luxury brands in SA...

By Cari Coetzee 1 day ago

RX Radio, a radio station for children by children, is launched
RX Radio, a radio station for children by children, is launched

Kulula.com has partnered with the Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital in Cape Town by donating funds to launch a first-of-its-kind radio station by children for children in Africa, RX Radio...

1 day ago

Mia Malan, multiple Sikuvile Journalism Awards, receiving her Features Writing category award in 2016.
Features category of Sikuvile Journalism Awards draws large number of entries

The Features category of the Sikuvile Journalism Awards not only draws a large number of entries - this year there were 52 entries - but generally also attracts a high quality...

1 day ago

Francisco Condorelli, director of Ciclope.
Local industry leaders invited to sit on international film festival's jury

Ciclope, a leading international festival, has invited four prominent figures in the South African film industry to sit on the jury of its upcoming awards show...

1 day ago

Being the man in the supermarket
Being the man in the supermarket

Is it enough when consumers merely know about your product or its benefits?

By Senzo Xulu 1 day ago

‘Made in Africa' content boosts African economies
‘Made in Africa' content boosts African economies

With revenue from Africa's pay-TV market sitting at $4.4 billion and expected to exceed $6 billion by 2021, the time is now to continue the momentum of content production as a significant economic booster for African economies...

1 day ago

New DStv fibre solution for communal installations
New DStv fibre solution for communal installations

DStv customers who have a fibre optic network installed, can now get signal to their DStv decoders using this network with one centralised satellite dish for their whole estate, complex, or apartment block...

1 day ago

Ayanda Dlodlo extends tenure of three top acting SABC executives
Ayanda Dlodlo extends tenure of three top acting SABC executives

The three acting executives at the SABC will remain in their posts until the vacancies are filled permanently...

By Bekezela Phakathi 13 Oct 2017

'Death by overwork': occupational hazard for Japan's media
'Death by overwork': occupational hazard for Japan's media

TOKYO, Japan: The news that a young reporter at Japan's public broadcaster had worked herself to death came as little surprise to those inside the country's media, where a culture of excessively long hours has become the norm...

13 Oct 2017

Semiotics and the shift to 'strategic design': A sign of the times
Semiotics and the shift to 'strategic design': A sign of the times

In an increasingly interconnected and integrated world, the disciplines of strategic planning and brand design are simultaneously shifting and converging in ways that we, as an industry, have never seen before...

By Mike dos Santos 13 Oct 2017

Regulatory shifts bring risks and opportunities for brands and media owners
Regulatory shifts bring risks and opportunities for brands and media owners

With consumers' attention fragmented across multiple channels, leading brands are already implementing multichannel marketing strategies. Regulatory pressure is just one more reason to pick up the pace...

By Werner Lindemann 13 Oct 2017

Shyft crowned MTN Business App of the Year
Shyft crowned MTN Business App of the Year

At the 2017 MTN Business App of the Year Awards, which took place on Thursday, 12 October 2017, Shyft was named the overall winner...

13 Oct 2017

Springster, BBM Messenger launch Girl Talk in SA, Nigeria
Springster, BBM Messenger launch Girl Talk in SA, Nigeria

Springster, NGO Girl Effect's global mobile-first platform for vulnerable young women, has partnered with Creative Media Works (operating as BBM Messenger) to launch Girl Talk...

13 Oct 2017

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