Paris Fashion Week kicked off on Tuesday with a buzz over the debut of cult designer Hedi Slimane at Yves Saint Laurent, and whispers that the disgraced John Galliano could be poised for a comeback.
4 Oct 2012 09:25
SABMiller plc (SAB) has appointed Catherine May as its new director of corporate affairs.
Donatella Versace bared her soul at Milan fashion week, joining Prada and Gucci in creating a soulful collection which contrasted sharply with Moschino's swinging sixties and Etro's garden of Eden.
The next series of the Destiny and Destiny Man's Power of 40 events have been scheduled. The guest speaker is Matthew Buckland, the Managing Director and founder of the Cape Town-based digital agency, Creative Spark.
Issued by Ndalo Media 4 Oct 2012 09:14
The introduction of digital media into our marketing portfolios over the past few years has dramatically altered the way we approach our marketing strategies, and the kinds of things we do with our brands.
By Chemory Gunko 4 Oct 2012 08:16
In a recent article on Bizcommunity, PR pundit Peter Mann asks the pertinent question "Why Don't Agencies Advertise?"
By Grahame Hall 4 Oct 2012 07:52
Today is the last day of the Airports Company South Africa Strand Open, being held at the Strand Tennis Club, Cape Town from 9am to 4pm. The wheelchair tennis competition features some of South Africa's top ranked players in a contest sanctioned by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) and part of the NEC World Wheelchair Tennis Tour.
4 Oct 2012 06:20
The upcoming World Economic Forum (WEF) summit taking place from 30 January to 2 February 2013 in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland will feature CNBC Africa as a host of a debate. The topic is currently being finalised with WEF organisers and the station's editorial team.
4 Oct 2012 06:15
The DEMO conferences have been around for 22 years, mainly in United States, China and Brazil. Now it is Africa's turn to host its first ever DEMO Africa conference. The conferences have earned their reputation for consistently identifying tomorrow's cutting-edge technologies and DEMO Africa is poised to do just that.
Issued by Everlytic Kenya 3 Oct 2012 13:50
Velocity stood out at this year's Loeries, picking up a total of 17 awards across the board. Velocity's director Greg Gray won three golds and a total of nine awards.
Issued by Velocity 3 Oct 2012 12:13
This is a column I've wanted to write for many years, but as someone who earns a living partly out of talking at conferences I thought to wise to keep my Sagittarian mouth shut on the topic.
By Marion Scher 3 Oct 2012 12:05
This year the impact of the Cape Homemakers Expo was felt as far afield as Ceres. As a result of a concerted effort by the organisers and exhibitors to contribute to the social upliftment of the Western Cape's disadvantaged communities, one of the centre's community partners was the recipient of much needed building materials.
Issued by HOMEMAKERS 3 Oct 2012 12:02
Bouffant's Dean Blumberg directed Nando's 'The Last Dictator Standing' for Black River FC which has won a Grand Prix at the Loeries. Production company Bouffant won a total of 12 Loerie Awards.
Issued by Bouffant 3 Oct 2012 12:02
The multiple products promotion is one of the most recognised strategies on the retail market, and entails a brand offering an additional product, free of charge, with the purchase of a specified item.
Issued by Pyrotec 3 Oct 2012 11:52
There are multiple benefits that a mobile app can offer the exhibition industry, especially event organisers. Organisers can see statistics, user-generated content and exactly what is popular - information that is invaluable for future shows.
Issued by EXSA 3 Oct 2012 11:42
Ster-Kinekor has added benefits to its Movie Club Card, rebranding it and converting to a points system. Now referred to as SK Club, with a glow in the dark card, the new rewards programme will start on 8 October 2012.
3 Oct 2012 11:32
Many have tried to find ways to show the difference between PR and advertising, explaining that advertisers buy space to convince people that a product or brand is cool and desirable, while PR merely needs to put word out there in order to create a favourable impression of your products and services.
Issued by Lange 360 3 Oct 2012 11:27
First National Bank (FNB) said yesterday, Tuesday 2 October 2012, it planned to introduce a new mobile payment device for merchants following an agreement with mPowa‚ the first company to introduce the technology in the UK. The bank's eWallet service has also been integrated by Mxit into Mxit Money‚ its mobile commerce platform‚ to create FNB Moola+.
3 Oct 2012 10:27
The annual MyBroadband conference has attracted an excellent speaker line-up with the CEOs from all four of the mobile networks speaking this year.
Issued by MyBroadband 3 Oct 2012 10:16
Futhi Mtoba, Monhla Hlahla, Patrice Motsepe and Benjamin Mophatlane - these are just a few of our high-profile past Oliver Award winners. ABSA, Microsoft South Africa, South African Breweries and Lion of Africa are some of the organisations that have been recognised by the Oliver's for their transformation and empowerment efforts.
Issued by Topco Media 3 Oct 2012 09:52
Magazine readers can browse through the new annual bridal guide, True Love Bride, the new sized i Mag lifestyle guide in City Press or the 12th edition of student life, Yes! Lifestyle Mag.
3 Oct 2012 09:41
Interactiva, a leading marketing trade magazine in Spain, published a debate in which industry players discussed and analysed mobile marketing and its reach. In this discussion Ferndando del Rey, Managing Director of DQ&A Media Group Spain, and Marta Rodriguez, Mobile and Performance Specialist at DQ&A Media Group, joined leading industry players such as Vodafone and Ericsson.
By Daniel Munoz-Sheridan, Issued by DQ&A Media Group 3 Oct 2012 09:30
Toyota South is revving the South African vehicle market with the launch of the Toyota 86. The high-performance coupe made a grand entrance with a television commercial that tells potential buyers to 'go play'. This is being supported by a through-the-line campaign.
Issued by FCB South Africa 3 Oct 2012 09:03
As more and more companies use social media platforms as marketing and communications tools they need to be aware that it is not without risks.
By Rosalind Davey 3 Oct 2012 08:02
With the exception of a very small percentage, by and large most branded empires with single or dozens of brand name identities are now feeling the intense heat all over the world. The slow combustion, smoke and pending flames are inevitable.
By Naseem Javed 3 Oct 2012 07:39
The Cape Dairy Experience, which takes place from 2-3 November 2012 at Sandringham outside Stellenbosch, has included Youth Shows in its programme lineup. Begun last year, the event offers children the opportunity to show their ability to handle farm animals in a show ring.
3 Oct 2012 06:30
TopTV is in discussions with several companies that could result in the pay-TV provider selling equity in a bid to raise funds and gain other expertise to complement its business‚ it said last week.
3 Oct 2012 06:15
This month's digital The Media magazine, a celebration of the publication's tenth birthday, is now live and packed with media insight - especially that which is related to how the media industry has evolved in the last decade and the remaining challenges. Contributors include Harry Herber, Sandra Gordon and Tim Spira.
3 Oct 2012 06:02
A new competition offers software based tech start-ups that are getting ready to start a viable business the opportunity to win software and support services that will enable the winner to run a business.
2 Oct 2012 15:50
2012 has been a busy year for Recruitgroup. Firstly the establishment of RecruitSite, a specialist engineering recruitment division, secondly the nomination of CEO Laura Reynolds as a finalist in the 9th Annual Top Woman Awards and now the opening of its sixth division, RecruitRate.
Issued by RecruitGroup 2 Oct 2012 12:41
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