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Episode 106: Spree partners with NEXT UK and Lauren Fleiser chats about Trutrepreneur

Date: 19 Sep 2014
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Episode 105: The 2014 DMASA Assegai - Integrated Marketing Awards

Date: 12 Sep 2014
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Episode 104: Mike Wronski, Fred Roed and Oresti Patricios

Date: 5 Sep 2014
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Loeries Awards: Part 1 - What happened on the night
Loeries Awards: Part 1 - What happened on the night

Sustainability and the partnership between client and agency were clearly the common denominator on the first night of the 36th Annual Loerie Awards...

By Staff Reporter 21 Sep 2014 14:18

Claudia Walters receives Loeries Marketing Leadership and Innovation Award
Claudia Walters receives Loeries Marketing Leadership and Innovation Award

During the first evening of the Loerie Awards, Claudia Walters, Marketing Communications Manager, Mercedes-Benz Cars South Africa, was honoured with the Marketing Leadership and Innovation Award...

21 Sep 2014 12:10

Creative classifieds create interest
Creative classifieds create interest

Classifieds are often a great indicator of the societal zeitgeist and, as South Africans like to lean towards the lighter side, there is usually something there to make one giggle...

21 Sep 2014 10:05

Loeries 2014: All the winners (Saturday)
Loeries 2014: All the winners (Saturday)

The 36th ceremony that annually awards SA's finest creative advertising was held at Cape Town's CTICC on 20 September 2014.

20 Sep 2014 23:40

Business Women of the Year awards add Mentor of the Year
Business Women of the Year awards add Mentor of the Year

This year, the SA Council for Business Women (SACBW) added Mentor of the Year to its award categories, given out at the gala dinner on 13 September 2014 in Pretoria.

20 Sep 2014 13:02

Hanli Prinsloo, part of the class of 2014 Young Global Leaders
Hanli Prinsloo, part of the class of 2014 Young Global Leaders

Hanli Prinsloo has been chosen to represent South Africa at the World Economic Forum's 2014 Young Global Leaders (YGL) Initiative...

20 Sep 2014 09:38

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 106: Spree partners with NEXT, Trutrepreneur & Liquorice's Loeries campaign
[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 106: Spree partners with NEXT, Trutrepreneur & Liquorice's Loeries campaign

On the last Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show, host Warren Harding spoke about online retail with Spree and Gert-Johan Coetzee, an entrepreneurial business focus with Trutrepreneur and the Loerie Awards with Liquorice...

19 Sep 2014 15:52

Ruth Golembo
The 'hired help' brand building hoax

The old adage of content is king rings true now more than ever, given the information overload faced by today's consumer...

By Ruth Golembo 19 Sep 2014 15:35

A book in a dash
A book in a dash

The third Book Dash, in collaboration with Rock Girl and the African Storybook Project, was the happy ending to Women's Month.

By Jessica Taylor 19 Sep 2014 15:15

Mitchell Barker
Voice Recording via VoIP

"Please note that this call may be recorded..." That message is all too familiar to anyone who has ever called a business before.

By Mitchell Barker 19 Sep 2014 15:14

New campaign from Doctors Without Borders urges South Africans to connect
New campaign from Doctors Without Borders urges South Africans to connect

Maps Maponyane, singers Tu Nokwe and Habida join Doctors Without Borders (MSF) to reveal audacious offbeat TV adverts to get South Africans talking and giving in its #ToughDecisions campaign, which launches this weekend.

19 Sep 2014 14:50

Budgeting tips for marketers from EBI
Budgeting tips for marketers from EBI

The Associate Professor from the Ehrenberg-Bass Institute for Marketing Science (EBI), Dr Rachel Kennedy recently gave a talk hosted by the Newspaper Advertising Bureau (NAB), on the topic 'How much should you spend on advertising'.

19 Sep 2014 14:21

Interns can 'audition' for Atmosphere Communications 2015 intake
Interns can 'audition' for Atmosphere Communications 2015 intake

To select interns for 2015 for its Johannesburg and Cape Town offices, Atmosphere Communications will hold auditions on 3 October 2014 when young hopefuls can participate in a series of activities to pitch their talents to the agency.

19 Sep 2014 14:14

BlackBerry Z3 tours campuses, issues challenges
BlackBerry Z3 tours campuses, issues challenges

BlackBerry will take its new Z3 smartphone on a tour of South African university campuses. In an ultimate test of its smartphone battery, the company will host res vs res power-up campus challenges to prove that it cannot be beaten.

19 Sep 2014 07:56

'Slipper Day' a success thanks to SA support
'Slipper Day' a success thanks to SA support

Reach For A Dream held their annual Reach For Your Slippers campaign also known as "Slipper Day" on 1 August 2014. The campaign called on all South Africans to "reach for their slippers", and to wear them to work or school to help a child fight a life-threatening illness.

19 Sep 2014 07:45

TomTom to sponsor Annual Location Based Marketing Event
TomTom to sponsor Annual Location Based Marketing Event

The fourth Location Based Marketing Event, being held at the Three Cities Gateway Hotel on 23 September 2014 in Durban, is sponsored by TomTom...

19 Sep 2014 07:01

The Loeries 2014: All the finalists
The Loeries 2014: All the finalists

The finalists have now been announced for the 2014 Loerie Awards. All the winners will be announced at the ceremonies on 20 and 21 September at the CTICC in Cape Town.

19 Sep 2014 06:30

Why I'm #TeamOxfordComma
Why I'm #TeamOxfordComma

"Who gives a f*&% about an Oxford comma?" asks indie pop band Vampire Weekend in their hit song, "Oxford Comma". Quite a few people, it seems. This was evident a few years back when news broke that the University of...

By Leigh Crymble 19 Sep 2014 06:26

Colin Morris
Does your BrandTeam play like Brazil...or Germany? (Part 2)

Today I begin revealing the 11 parallel team-roles between the winners in Brazil and those winning in brand boardrooms; and why the copywriter (no 10) has to be Messi, my PR exec (no 1) is Neuer, and my (no 3) is the media planner...

By Colin Morris 19 Sep 2014 06:20

Increased internet access set to boost consumer spend
Increased internet access set to boost consumer spend

A new PwC report, released yesterday, 18 September 2014, predicts that increased internet access will generate more consumer spend than any other media product or service in the next five...

19 Sep 2014 06:16

Green is the new black at the Loeries
Green is the new black at the Loeries

To the more cynical amongst us, sustainable development has the ring of a corporate buzzword bandied about to add the 'ag shame' factor to annual reports and to convince people that the company really cares...

By Staff Reporter 18 Sep 2014 16:35

New carnival ad from Redds shot on Jhb streets
New carnival ad from Redds shot on Jhb streets

The new Redds TVC campaign was shot on location outside the SA Civic Theatre in Braamfontein Johannesburg, with the two-day shoot bringing in the juxtapositions of the urban hub's cityscapes and Johannesburg's tree oasis.

18 Sep 2014 14:50

I LAaik it local
I LAaik it local

Pizza Hut will follow a fast paced growth and penetration strategy in South Africa and on the continent. This was according to GM of Pizza Hut Africa, Randall Blackford at the brand relaunch in South Africa this week...

By Danette Breitenbach 18 Sep 2014 14:50

SciDev.Net Investigative Science Journalism Fellowship for the Global South
SciDev.Net Investigative Science Journalism Fellowship for the Global South

SciDev.Net, with support from the Association of British Science Writers (ABSW), would like to encourage investigative science journalism in the Global South, and has established a Fellowship to enable a journalist to carry out a detailed investigation.

18 Sep 2014 14:47

'Learning from Cannes Lions' breakfast features Philip Thomas
'Learning from Cannes Lions' breakfast features Philip Thomas

Philip Thomas, CEO of Lions Festivals is coming to South Africa to share his insight and experience of the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity at an exclusive 'Learning from Cannes Lions' breakfast on 2 October 2014...

18 Sep 2014 14:43

Julian Diaz
The 'three Hs' that will always fix a bad customer experience

We all make mistakes. It's what makes us human. It's how we learn. And as businesses, we implement technology and automate processes to try to minimise the likelihood of...

By Julian Diaz 18 Sep 2014 11:39

Amstel Lite TVCs 'make their play'
Amstel Lite TVCs 'make their play'

Advertising agency OwenKessel Leo Burnett has created three new TVCs for Amstel Lite (video)...

18 Sep 2014 11:21

Vote for favourite Koo T-shirt in new campaign
Vote for favourite Koo T-shirt in new campaign

To celebrate its 75th birthday next year and its role as part of South African heritage, Koo has commissioned 12 designers from a variety of backgrounds, to come up with T-shirt designs...

18 Sep 2014 11:04

Soweto Festival Expo 2014 emphasises entrepreneurship
Soweto Festival Expo 2014 emphasises entrepreneurship

The Soweto Festival Expo, which takes place at the Nasrec Expo Centre 26-28 September 2014, focuses on supporting and promoting local entrepreneurs and contributing to the long-term development of greater Soweto's economy and community...

18 Sep 2014 10:32

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