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Episode 116: The future of Public Relations with Kevin Welman, MD of FleishmanHillard.

Date: 12 Dec 2014
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Santa Claus is real... Adverts say so
Santa Claus is real... Adverts say so

'Santa isn't real." There it was, in white lettering on an orange background on a prominent site on Witkoppen Road, Johannesburg...

By Sarah Britten 22 Dec 2014 07:35

Three simple rules for your online store this festive season
Three simple rules for your online store this festive season

The festive season is the most profitable time of year for many online businesses with a surge not only in the number of placed orders but in the basket size as well...

19 Dec 2014 07:28

Tis the season to be... delivering
Tis the season to be... delivering

High levels of service delivery are required, especially in retail, as the world counts down to the festive season, with an upsurge in customers...

17 Dec 2014 09:29

Orange retail store set for 2015 launch

Following the success of the Orange Online Store, introduced to South Africa earlier this year, telecommunications services provider Orange will launch its first branded retail store in South Africa...

12 Dec 2014 14:23

Eskom the food spoiler
Eskom the food spoiler

If Woolworths' cold chain is broken for eight consecutive minutes, the retailer considers the products waste and dumps them. For Pick n Pay the "down time" is seven minutes...

12 Dec 2014 11:51

Get to know the man behind the Sorbet brand - Blast Brand Catalysts
Get to know the man behind the Sorbet brand

Chris Primos, Managing Partner of Blast Brand Catalysts, meets the serial entrepreneur in Ian Fuhr...

Issued by Blast Brand Catalysts 11 Dec 2014 09:47

eCommerce Africa adds industry experts to advisory panel
eCommerce Africa adds industry experts to advisory panel

The eCommerce Africa Conference & Exhibition is bringing together senior-level ecommerce and marketing professionals from all major industries in South Africa and throughout Africa, taking place from 3-4 February 2015...

9 Dec 2014 08:05

Gender stereotyping starts in the toy aisles
Gender stereotyping starts in the toy aisles

Could the reason why worryingly few women graduate in the fields of science, technology, engineering and maths be found in the toy aisles?

8 Dec 2014 14:40

New year, new news - Just Design
New year, new news

The close of 2014 has seen the specialist packaging agency Just Design partnering with Unilever, Tiger Brands and Clover, alongside their already prestigious portfolio...

Issued by Just Design 8 Dec 2014 12:14

Feed your customers festive this season
Feed your customers festive this season

The build-up to the festive season takes meticulous preparation - depending on how particular you are. It also causes untold stress and is always over far too soon...

By Catherine Milward-Bridges 4 Dec 2014 11:14

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 115: Secure online festive season shopping with PayGate
[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 115: Secure online festive season shopping with PayGate

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show tomorrow, 4 December 2014, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Brendon Williamson from PayGate...

3 Dec 2014 12:49

Kirsty Sharman
Silly season social marketing insights

It's obvious that the brick and mortar world is racing away on the festive season bandwagon already, but what are the trends in online marketing around the silly season?...

By Kirsty Sharman 28 Nov 2014 08:19

Uproar over Israel dominates Woolies AGM
Uproar over Israel dominates Woolies AGM

The traditionally staid Woolworths AGM on Wednesday at some points resembled the chaotic scenes that unfolded in Parliament recently, as activists against trade with Israel tried to hammer home their viewpoint...

28 Nov 2014 08:01

Academy for African Filmmakers to mentor young African talent
Academy for African Filmmakers to mentor young African talent

The Academy for African Filmmakers is a new initiative by Unilever and MOFILM to help young African talent develop their storytelling and pitching skills while working on real live Unilever briefs with the possibility of having their work broadcast...

27 Nov 2014 16:15

Solving the omni-channel retail dilemma - PriceCheck
Solving the omni-channel retail dilemma

Maintaining multiple touchpoints from responsive sites to native apps is labour intensive and expensive and often reserved for the larger retailers with matching budgets. As a result, smaller retailers and shoppers alike are losing out...

Issued by PriceCheck 26 Nov 2014 11:43

Celebrating 20 years of living in Levi's locally
Celebrating 20 years of living in Levi's locally

How better to celebrate 20 years of building a legendary brand in South Africa than transforming an old Cape Town factory/warehouse into a San Francisco streetscape, taking guests way-back-when to the very beginning of the Levi's brand in 1853?

By Ilse van den Berg 25 Nov 2014 11:11

NF Branding launches Black Friday with 50% discount on selected products
NF Branding launches Black Friday with 50% discount on selected products

From 24-28 November South Africans will have the opportunity to secure selected NF Branding products at a 50% discount...

By Aydonne Samuels, Issued by National Flag & Branding 24 Nov 2014 09:09

Welcome to SA's Xmas 'blight' lights, courtesy Eskom
Welcome to SA's Xmas 'blight' lights, courtesy Eskom

NEWSWATCH: SA's retailers are facing a bleak festive season, due to the threat posed by Eskom blackouts, and the DA wants SABC Chair Ellen Tshabalala suspended immediately...

24 Nov 2014 07:32

Nou gaan ons lees... en kook!
Nou gaan ons lees... en kook!

Fresh Living, Pick n Pay's customer magazine has now been launched by John Brown publications as Kook en Kuier, as a direct translation...

20 Nov 2014 16:03

2014 POPAI SA winners
2014 POPAI SA winners

POPAI SA's 4th Annual POP Industry Awards was held at the Radisson Blu Gautrain on Thursday, 13 November 2014, in sponsorship with ZaPOP, and saw Pod Communications walk away with the Display of the Year Award...

20 Nov 2014 14:33

USSD, a knockout for mobile in Africa =O - Mobitainment
USSD, a knockout for mobile in Africa =O

USSD, a South African-born marketing technology, has proved to be a "knockout" for marketers in Africa, especially for Boxer Superstores, SA's well-known grocery store servicing low to mid income shoppers, which created the Boxer Super Shopper Show...

Issued by Mobitainment 20 Nov 2014 11:03

Are you thinking outside the box? - Pyrotec
Are you thinking outside the box?

In order for manufacturers to stay competitive in this environment, they need to look at more innovative ways to display and change up their look and feel of the presentation labelling of products...

Issued by Pyrotec 19 Nov 2014 17:02

Top African payments and banking experts to convene in Johannesburg
Top African payments and banking experts to convene in Johannesburg

In the face of constant payment changes, Cards and Payments Africa, the continent's leading payments, banking and retail event, is the place to drive business growth and keep up with the latest trends...

Issued by Terrapinn South Africa 19 Nov 2014 14:45

How to make your first e-commerce sale
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NEW YORK CITY, US: With Cyber Monday just around the corner, many established online businesses are looking forward to the huge spike in sales...

19 Nov 2014 07:32

Winning with social customer care this festive season - Why Satisfy
Winning with social customer care this festive season

Summer is upon us and I for one am looking forward to chilling by the pool or heading out to the beach. Whilst my thoughts are firmly set on winding down, retailers and e-tailers, of course, are heading in the opposite direction...

By Paul Roberts, Issued by Why Satisfy 17 Nov 2014 13:30

Woolies and the frog that croaked
Woolies and the frog that croaked

NEWSWATCH: Woolworths is in the news because of a frog a customer claims to have found in his Woolies salad, reports Times Live, which also reports Siyaya TV is finally open for business...

17 Nov 2014 08:19

The proof is in the omni-channel experience this festive season
The proof is in the omni-channel experience this festive season

As the market intensifies in the build-up to the festive season, retailers in particular, are needing to communicate more intuitively and intelligently to connected consumers...

By Lynette Hundermark 14 Nov 2014 13:48

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 113: Pete Case on the Gloo, Ogilvy SA merger
[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 113: Pete Case on the Gloo, Ogilvy SA merger

On the last Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show, host Warren Harding interviewed Pete Case, CEO of Gloo, and Jacqueline Lahoud from Winemag.co.za...

13 Nov 2014 14:05

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 113: Pete Case on the Gloo, Ogilvy SA merger
[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 113: Pete Case on the Gloo, Ogilvy SA merger

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show tomorrow, 13 November 2014, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Pete Case and Jacqueline Lahoud...

12 Nov 2014 09:23

Realmdigital delivers e-commerce platform for Van Schaik bookseller - Realmdigital
Realmdigital delivers e-commerce platform for Van Schaik bookseller

Since going live with the new and improved website in 2011, Van Schaik Bookstores' growth in online traffic is projected at 100% growth at the end of this year, making the online store one of its fastest growing and profitable stores...

Issued by Realmdigital 11 Nov 2014 12:18

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