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Episode 147: Creative Director at NATIVE VML on ideas vs execution.

Date: 4 Sep 2015
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New branding for law firms
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Tiles that make a fashion statement - Blast Brand Catalysts
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[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 147: Creative Director at NATIVE VML on ideas vs execution
[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 147: Creative Director at NATIVE VML on ideas vs execution

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show on 3 September 2015, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Christian Horsfall...

2 Sep 2015 08:05

A sharper EQ equals greater success
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Marketing companies are always looking for ways in which to gain a competitive advantage. For many years, it was believed that bright, intelligent people were the key to superior performance...

By Brendan Powell & Lauren Durant 1 Sep 2015 06:28

Aloha, not goodbye
Aloha, not goodbye

"I am starting again and I love it," says Ken Varejes, commenting on the recent announcement that he is leaving Primedia Unlimited to pursue other opportunities within the media and marketing industry...

By Danette Breitenbach 28 Aug 2015 11:04

David Blyth
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When looking to grow in African markets, many business owners have a vague understanding of how truly diverse and complex the continent really is...

By David Blyth, Issued by Yellowwood Future Architects 28 Aug 2015 08:08

Sunday Times Top Brands Conference, Top Brands Awards announced
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The second annual Top Brands Conference, hosted by Times Media Events, in association with the Sunday Times was held in Sandton earlier this week. This was followed by the Sunday Times Top Brands Awards...

28 Aug 2015 07:44

Burger King's cheap shot
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We know you're angry and we know you enjoy waving your proverbial pitchforks about on your fickle bandwagon ride. So we're going to ask you to take a chill-pill and objectively consider what just went down...

By Erik de Jager & Cole Matthews 27 Aug 2015 15:20

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 146: Global insights from Effective Measure CEO
[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 146: Global insights from Effective Measure CEO

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show, 27 August 2015, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Graham Plant...

26 Aug 2015 08:32

Is your brand woman enough? - Brand Union
Is your brand woman enough?

On 9 August we celebrated Women's Day. Think of a brand that is targeted at women. It's pink isn't it? It's soft, delicate, and no man would buy into it. Now, think of what Women's Day stands for: strength, solidarity, and courage...

By Charné Verwey & Kaylee Dobie, Issued by Brand Union 24 Aug 2015 10:23

[TrendTalk] Dear brands, stop stuffing up social!
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Brands need to seriously get their social media act together. Last week went down as another week of #brandfails that could have been totally avoided with basic social media training...

By Louise Marsland 21 Aug 2015 11:14

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 145: Insights from the Gartner CIO Africa Agenda 2015 survey results
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On the latest Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show, host Warren Harding interviewed Mbula Schoen, Senior Research Analyst at Gartner...

21 Aug 2015 11:04

When last did your brand have a check-up?
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By Rolf Akermann 20 Aug 2015 13:11

Brand Union South Africa announces change in leadership - Brand Union
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Brand Union South Africa has appointed Mathew Weiss as Managing Director of both the Johannesburg and Cape Town offices...

Issued by Brand Union 19 Aug 2015 11:11

'Investing in brands and sense' - theme for second Top Brands Conference
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The second annual Top Brands Conference, being held on 25 August 2015 at The Maslow Hotel in Sandton, has as it theme 'Investing in brands and sense'.

18 Aug 2015 10:56

Insights2020 - Driving customer-centric growth - Millward Brown
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Issued by Millward Brown 17 Aug 2015 10:30

A peek at the finalists for the Sunday Times Top Brands Awards 2015
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The finalists for the 17th edition of the Sunday Times Top Brands Awards in association with research house - TNS South Africa, have been announced. The awards presentation ceremony will take place in Sandton, Johannesburg on 25 August...

14 Aug 2015 14:30

How to blow up your brand in five minutes
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You'd think that after the BIC South Africa saga in which they offended just about every woman on the planet with a sexist social media campaign, that brands would think twice about their posts...

By Louise Marsland 14 Aug 2015 12:49

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 144: Justin Gomes, ECD for FoxP2, on nabbing two Apex Awards
[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 144: Justin Gomes, ECD for FoxP2, on nabbing two Apex Awards

On the latest Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show, host Warren Harding interviewed Justin Gomes, ECD and Creative Circle Chairperson for FoxP2 Cape Town...

14 Aug 2015 06:01

Bronwen Auret
Will today's top 10 brands still be here in 10 years?

Innovative businesses not only knock old players off their perch, but also make them obsolete if they do not change with the times. So will today's top 10 brands still be here a decade from now?...

By Bronwen Auret, Issued by MetropolitanRepublic 13 Aug 2015 13:01

[Loeries 2015] All the Design finalists
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With judging complete in these categories, the Loeries' Design finalists have been announced...

13 Aug 2015 08:34

Ornico launches BrandLand podcast - Ornico
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Brand research company, Ornico, has launched its new foray into netcasting with a monthly marketing intelligence podcast called 'BrandLand'...

Issued by Ornico 12 Aug 2015 12:05

Brand Alive Group appoints Paul Phillips as UK Managing Director - Brand Alive
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The Brand Alive Group has appointed UK business and brand specialist, Paul Phillips, to head up its UK operations with immediate effect, covering the full spectrum of the company's offerings...

Issued by Brand Alive 12 Aug 2015 10:38

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 144: Justin Gomes, ECD of FoxP2, on nabbing two Apex awards
[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 144: Justin Gomes, ECD of FoxP2, on nabbing two Apex awards

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show, 13 August 2015, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Justin Gomes...

12 Aug 2015 09:32

Danette Breitenbach
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Brands need to understand the emotional triggers that make consumers fall into brand love rather than brand awareness. In a world where 76% of people do not care if brands disappear, brand awareness is no longer enough...

By Danette Breitenbach 7 Aug 2015 06:46

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 143: Radio advertising as a medium with Hailstorm and SPARK media
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On the latest Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show, host Warren Harding interviewed Gordon Laws and Louis Raubenheimer and John Bowles...

6 Aug 2015 14:21

Bridging the divide between customer intelligence and business intelligence - Effective Intelligence
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The more time and energy brands invest into understanding their customers, the more customers will feel valued and "give back" to the brands they love...

Issued by Effective Intelligence 4 Aug 2015 12:51

Future Dimensions Media | the future of audio branding
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Future Dimensions Media offers an online marketing solution with a complete turnkey service, creating bespoke audio branding to complement the brand personality and enrich the customer experience...

Issued by Future Dimensions Media 3 Aug 2015 10:08

Berge Farrell Design unites the Tastic family - Berge Farrell
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Continuously keeping up with trends and bringing innovative and up-to-date products to the table meant that it was time for South African rice brand, Tastic, to receive a packaging design refresh and upgrade...

Issued by Berge Farrell 3 Aug 2015 09:34

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