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Episode 110: Consumer Marketing Insights 2015 eBook and more

Date: 23 Oct 2014
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Episode 108: Fred Robertson - Entrepreneur of the Year

Date: 10 Oct 2014
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Episode 107: IMC Conference Johannesburg 2014

Date: 3 Oct 2014
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PPC makes every day a Mandela Day - Kaya FM 95.9
PPC makes every day a Mandela Day

PPC has given true meaning to the Mandela Day mantra, "Take action. Inspire change. Make Every Day a Mandela Day," with their Mandela Day Literacy Project launched in Soweto...

Issued by Kaya FM 95.9 22 Oct 2014 13:14

Back to school fundraiser tops R30m for education - Shanduka Black Umbrellas
Back to school fundraiser tops R30m for education

Guests attending the Adopt-a-School Foundation's annual Back to School Party in Johannesburg on 18 October raised a record R6m for school development...

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Pink Punnet promotion in Pick n Pay stores for Breast Cancer Awareness month
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With October being Breast Cancer Awareness month, SAMFA (South African Mushroom Farmers' Association) will once again be running the Pink Punnet promotion in Pick n Pay stores nationally during the month.

22 Oct 2014 11:30

NEWSWATCH: Too bold or not bald enough?
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In its latest issue, YOU roped in local celebrities to join its cancer awareness campaign. The celebs' pictures were edited so that they appeared bald. The campaign is reported to have sparked mixed reactions from the public...

21 Oct 2014 12:00

Coca-Cola Light dressed in pink to raise awareness for breast cancer
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In support of breast cancer awareness, Coca-Cola, its bottling partner and Makro have partnered to create specially designed six-packs of Coca-Cola Light, wrapped in pink packaging.

20 Oct 2014 11:45

Holding out for a hero - Picture Tree
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Issued by Picture Tree 17 Oct 2014 14:13

Doing good should also be good for business - Blast Brand Catalysts
Doing good should also be good for business

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By Chris Midgley, Issued by Blast Brand Catalysts 17 Oct 2014 13:37

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Issued by Martin Glitz and Glamour 14 Oct 2014 08:57

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By Leigh Andrews 9 Oct 2014 08:08

Two World Design Capital 2014 projects address food scarcity
Two World Design Capital 2014 projects address food scarcity

Two new World Design Capital 2014 projects address the issues of food and waste with the inception of the Moya We Khaya Peace Gardens and Waste to Food.

8 Oct 2014 14:10

Primedia Outdoor newsletter content - Primedia Outdoor
Primedia Outdoor newsletter content

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Issued by Primedia Outdoor 8 Oct 2014 10:50

Incubating talent makes for a better South Africa - Zinto Activation Group
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Issued by Zinto Activation Group 7 Oct 2014 13:02

10 Years of Creating Positive Change - Change Agent
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Shanduka Foundation celebrated its 10-year anniversary at an event attended by over 300 guests, including staff, beneficiaries, investors, media and the Chairman of Shanduka Foundation and Deputy President of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa...

Issued by Change Agent 6 Oct 2014 11:32

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By Wendy Tlou 6 Oct 2014 08:32

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 107: IMC Conference and WWF Rhino Project
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On the last Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show, host Warren Harding spoke to Christopher de Bod and Narayan Murthy, as well as Jo Shaw from WWF-SA...

3 Oct 2014 15:11

KFC adds hope for hungry children this World Hunger Month
KFC adds hope for hungry children this World Hunger Month

KFC South Africa launched its Add Hope initiative in 2009 and continues to punt its importance in October, known as World Hunger month...

2 Oct 2014 12:45

Innovation and social consciousness explored at Nedbank Digital Edge Live
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One of the main messages in the Nedbank Digital Edge Live event, was that we are privileged to be in Africa now. However, it's no longer acceptable for companies to separate doing good from being profitable...

2 Oct 2014 10:02

Interviews with The Digital Edge Live speakers
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The Nedbank Digital Edge Live 2014 event took place on 30 September at the Vodadome in Johannesburg. Bizcommunity.com was there to interview the speakers...

2 Oct 2014 08:00

Help Snapscan make waves for DARG animal shelter
Help Snapscan make waves for DARG animal shelter

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Miladys campaign raises funds for children's village
Miladys campaign raises funds for children's village

As part of Women's month, Miladys ran a store window campaign, BeYOUtiful, where customers could add the names of their friends. Those who could not get to a store could also participate online.

1 Oct 2014 10:38

Radiothon raises R1.5m for cancer programme
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ChaiFM's fifth radiothon raised R1,555,005 for the charity DL Link, after it was selected by the station's listeners...

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WDC 2014 School Design Week project inspires learners
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The Cape Craft + Design Institute's (CCDI) Design Support programme has just run a School Design Week project, an official World Design Capital 2014 project, exposing several thousand high school learners in the Greater Cape Town area to...

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Nal'ibali reading-for-enjoyment OOH campaign
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29 Sep 2014 09:36

Hungry Lion serves up Guinness World Record on Heritage Day
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26 Sep 2014 09:09

All the 2014 Clio Awards South African winners
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The Clio awards winners have been announced and South African agencies walked away with three Gold, six Silver and eleven Bronze...

25 Sep 2014 10:26

Health campaign communicates to women in fitting rooms
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25 Sep 2014 08:58

Loeries 2014: Unilever leads the shift from the African opportunity to the African challenge
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By Jessica Taylor 22 Sep 2014 10:35

Hanli Prinsloo, part of the class of 2014 Young Global Leaders
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19 Sep 2014 14:50

'Slipper Day' a success thanks to SA support
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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

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