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Sappi invests in community growth through Abashintshi youth project
Sappi invests in community growth through Abashintshi youth project

With the initial goal of improving stakeholder relations in the communities surrounding their operations in KZN, Sappi Southern Africa sought community-minded individuals and recruited them for the Abashintshi Social Mobilisation Project...

Issued by Sappi 19 Jun 2017

Workers return to print, as screen fatigue sets in
Workers return to print, as screen fatigue sets in

Epson Europe recently conducted an independent survey of over 2,400 employees from across EMEA on ‘The State of Printing in the Workplace' and found screen fatigue is sending workers back to the printed page...

31 May 2017

Sappi continues to deliver strong results with major investments
Sappi continues to deliver strong results with major investments

Sappi has continued to deliver solid results driven by strong global dissolving pulp and speciality packaging performance...

Issued by Sappi 30 May 2017

Ayanda Mbanga Communications is the Can-Do Company
Ayanda Mbanga Communications is the Can-Do Company

Ayanda Mbanga Communications has entered an exciting new era! CEO, Ayanda Mbanga explains the new direction, fresh approach and services...

Issued by AMcomms 26 May 2017

Novus Holdings, Department of Basic Education continue partnership
Novus Holdings, Department of Basic Education continue partnership

The Department of Basic Education (DBE) has awarded a workbook printing contract for a three-year period (2018-2020) to Novus Holdings...

11 May 2017

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Novus falls on news print deal is still on

Novus Holdings's share price fell 3.68% to R7.85 on Tuesday after it announced the existing printing agreement with Media24 would not be terminated...

By Ann Crotty 3 May 2017

AutoTrader, first issue and last issue
AutoTrader moves to fully digital magazine, drops print

After 25 years AutoTrader is closing the print version of the magazine and will only be producing a digital version...

25 Apr 2017

Paperless office is unrealistic
Paperless office is unrealistic

British-American information scientist, Frederick Wilfrid, first envisioned a ‘paperless office' in 1978 but the reality is that printers continue to be used daily...

3 Mar 2017

Terena le Roux keeps the Ideas/Idees flowing
Terena le Roux keeps the Ideas/Idees flowing

Following the announcement of bilingual Ideas/Idees magazine being closed down by Media24 late last year, editor Terena le Roux approached management to transfer ownership into her name. Now the owner of startup publishing company IdeesFabriek (Ideas Factory), Le Roux says it really was that straightforward...

By Jessica Tennant 22 Feb 2017

Investec Private Banking launches #MoreThanData campaign
Investec Private Banking launches #MoreThanData campaign

Can data tell your whole story? To find out, Investec Private Banking presented three 'out of the ordinary' individuals with how data sees them...

14 Feb 2017

Light-printable and rewritable paper is here
Light-printable and rewritable paper is here

Researchers have developed a new way to print on paper using light. The invention uses the colour-changing chemistry of nanoparticles, which can be applied via a thin coating on a variety of surfaces - including ordinary paper...

10 Feb 2017

#DesignMonth: 140 BBDO launches third issue of I Get Paid for This zine
#DesignMonth: 140 BBDO launches third issue of I Get Paid for This zine

140 BBDO launched the third issue of its zine, I Get Paid for This at First Thursdays on 2 February to an overwhelming response...

10 Feb 2017

Sappi delivers strong first quarter; announces major investments in speciality packaging grades
Sappi delivers strong first quarter; announces major investments in speciality packaging grades

Sappi has yielded a solid operating performance for this quarter, according to CEO Steve Binnie. Group profit increased by 20% and EBITDA by almost 15%, while net debt was reduced by 23% compared to a year ago...

Issued by Sappi 10 Feb 2017

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ABC: Members up but print down

The ABC 4th Quarter 2016 results, released via webinar for the first time, show that the total number of products and titles reported on for the ABC 4th quarter 2016 has increased to 982 from 854 in 2015...

By Danette Breitenbach 9 Feb 2017

Printing SA launches new campaign to promote importance of print, packaging
Printing SA launches new campaign to promote importance of print, packaging

Printing SA is launching a marketing campaign that will highlight the importance of print and packaging in the broader economy and individual marketing endeavours...

2 Feb 2017

Novus's Media24 deal up in the air
Novus's Media24 deal up in the air

The death of former Novus Holdings CEO and chairman Lambert Retief has created uncertainty about one of the company's most important printing contracts...

By Ann Crotty 30 Jan 2017

Maksym Chornii © –
“Space and calmness” – is that your market?

I think it's a fair assumption to make that writers (rather like media planners) should know what their target market and/or readers is/are...

By Chris Brewer 23 Jan 2017

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Russia's probe into Mondi unit Syktyvkar dropped

Russian competition authorities have dropped their investigation into Mondi's subsidiary Syktyvkar, the packaging group announced on Monday...

By Robert Laing 20 Dec 2016

#BestofBiz: Marketing & Media
#BestofBiz 2016: Marketing & Media

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2016 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views...

12 Dec 2016

Canon introduces a new 4-in-1 refillable ink tank printer: the PIXMA G4400
Canon introduces a new 4-in-1 refillable ink tank printer: the PIXMA G4400

Canon's new 4-in-1 printer - the PIXMA G4400 - is perfect for small businesses or home office use and is the latest in Canon's Genuine Continuous Ink Supply System (CISS) range...

Issued by Canon SA 5 Dec 2016

#BehindtheSelfie with... Harry Ravelomanantsoa
#BehindtheSelfie with... Harry Ravelomanantsoa

This week, we find out what's really going on behind the selfie with serial entrepreneur Harry Ravelomanantsoa, currently managing director and co-founder of Rabbit Disruptive Innovations...

By Leigh Andrews 16 Nov 2016

The cost of impersonalisation is the new disruptive
The cost of impersonalisation is the new disruptive

Our appetite for tailored, customised, and personalised service is bigger now than ever before, largely due to the ability to gather and crunch data from online sources. The result is that businesses like Amazon can automatically suggest other products that actually do suit our tastes or, at the very least, perusal and buying patterns...

By Vaughan Patterson 7 Oct 2016

Canon impresses at Photokina 2016 in Cologne
Canon impresses at Photokina 2016 in Cologne

Thousands of visitors streamed in to get a glimpse of the latest innovations and technologies on display at Photokina 2016 in Cologne. Record visitor counts are expected to attend this year...

Issued by Canon SA 23 Sep 2016

It's a brand new world for print
It's a brand new world for print

Video, native advertising, mobile apps - these were some of the main talking points yesterday at the first day of the Media24 Lifestyle Summit...

By Beverley Klein 23 Sep 2016

Canon launches imageFORMULA ScanFront 400: A high-performance network scanner for rapid document capture
Canon launches imageFORMULA ScanFront 400: A high-performance network scanner for rapid document capture

The new imageFORMULA ScanFront 400 is a high-performance standalone network scanner designed to capture a wide range of documents and feed into fast-paced business workflows...

Issued by Canon SA 22 Sep 2016

SPARK Media's Print Fashion Week innovations
SPARK Media's Print Fashion Week innovations

If you thought print media was boring, think again. Ahead of SA Fashion Week taking place later this month, SPARK Media made 5 to 9 September 'Print Fashion Week'...

12 Sep 2016

First on the continent
First on the continent

Bidvest Digital are one of the newest entrants in the wide format digital print industry but are setting the industry alight with their fresh and exciting approach to digital printing...

Issued by Bidvest Digital 10 Aug 2016

Soccer Warrior and Soccer Laduma join forces
Soccer Warrior and Soccer Laduma join forces

Mamba Media has officially moved their flagship Soccer Warrior brand to SA's largest and most widely read source of soccer news, the Soccer Laduma newspaper and website...

Issued by Mamba Media 2 Aug 2016

What matters is journalism, wild ideas and crazy people
What matters is journalism, wild ideas and crazy people

Good journalism is good business, and it is also an essential profession for the political and democratic health of any nation...

By Danette Breitenbach 25 Jul 2016

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