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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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New app allows customers to endorse favourite brands
New app allows customers to endorse favourite brands

Accolades, a new app from Ovations Group and Thought Faqtory was built to reward engaged customers with specials, loyalty points and convenient mobile payments in retail environments.

30 Oct 2014 10:29

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 111: Stretch Experiential Marketing with Mike Silver
[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 111: Stretch Experiential Marketing with Mike Silver

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show tomorrow, 30 October 2014, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Mike Silver from Stretch Experiential...

29 Oct 2014 09:17

Andrew Cook
Six of the worst customer service practices... and how to fix them

Customer experience management (CEM) is a strategic process that companies should implement across the entire organisation to look after their customers...

By Andrew Cook 28 Oct 2014 15:00

Ho ho ho! It's off the shelf we go! - Expanding Branding
Ho ho ho! It's off the shelf we go!

Expanding Branding is offering new and existing clients discounted promoter rates for the end-of-year rush leading up to Christmas, making it really easy and affordable for most brands, even if they have never used promoters before...

Issued by Expanding Branding 28 Oct 2014 14:00

Embracing m-commerce
Embracing m-commerce

Okay, so it doesn't exactly flow off the tongue, but it is certainly worthy of attention: m-commerce (mobile commerce) is the next generation of e-commerce...

By Robyn Hazekamp 23 Oct 2014 11:39

Sunday World adds two new features
Sunday World adds two new features

The Sunday World has added two new features, 'The Shopping Trolley' and the 'Food' page. While 'The Shopping Trolley' will be a weekly addition, the 'Food' page is a bi-weekly read...

22 Oct 2014 13:52

Pink Punnet promotion in Pick n Pay stores for Breast Cancer Awareness month
Pink Punnet promotion in Pick n Pay stores for Breast Cancer Awareness month

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

Pre-holiday in-store promotion specials - Expanding Branding
Pre-holiday in-store promotion specials

Happy that your preparation for the end-of-year rush is on point and you are ready to reach your targets? If you still need to boost your end-of-year sales volumes, then take advantage of this pre-holiday in-store promotion special...

Issued by Expanding Branding 22 Oct 2014 11:28

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 110: Consumer Marketing Insights 2015 eBook and more
[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 110: Consumer Marketing Insights 2015 eBook and more

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show tomorrow, 23 October 2014, from 9am-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Michael Carney, Alex Harrington-Griffin, Dirk Tolken and Kisha van Vuuren...

22 Oct 2014 10:18

Creating shopper chemistry for brands
Creating shopper chemistry for brands

Macy's in New York City calls itself the world's largest store. Not only is this not true, but no-one cares because in the new world of retail and shoppers, choice is not a differentiator...

By Danette Breitenbach 22 Oct 2014 09:43

SmartCaptcha puts point-of-sale ROI tracking in the picture
SmartCaptcha puts point-of-sale ROI tracking in the picture

Ready for a point-of-sale tracking revolution? SmartCaptcha is here to help brands better manage their point-of-purchase display executions and spend into the retail trade... in real-time.

By Leigh Andrews 21 Oct 2014 11:18

Queue management for retail: How to maximise your sales opportunities - Global Access
Queue management for retail: How to maximise your sales opportunities

There is nothing as irritating to me as standing in a queue of a retail store, longer than my patience can handle - and hearing someone shout "NEXT!". I guess it stems from the reminder I get that I am just another customer - nothing special - and that I am being 'processed' along....

By Deyasha Sukdeo, Issued by Global Access 20 Oct 2014 12:37

Tap into Africa's franchising potential
Tap into Africa's franchising potential

The FNB Franchise Leadership Summit, attended by industry thought leaders and experts, provided a platform to engage and discuss key franchise trends in the industry...

16 Oct 2014 14:36

A wearable future
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Wearable technology is an industry still in its infancy, but the recent 2014 fashion weeks around the globe will be remembered for the increasing use of technology - in the shows and in the clothes...

By Louise Marsland 13 Oct 2014 12:00

Bringing emotion back to e-commerce with curated commerce
Bringing emotion back to e-commerce with curated commerce

Our access to information has never been better, which has certainly empowered the consumer, but at the same time has also effectively rendered them more indecisiveness than ever before...

By Mike Saunders 10 Oct 2014 09:09

Kalahari and Takealot become one
Kalahari and Takealot become one

Two of South Africa's leading online shopping sites, Kalahari.com and Takealot.com today announced that they are merging their operations...

7 Oct 2014 10:16

Mike Saunders
Is your omnichannel approach really just a multichannel one?

Omnichannel is the favourite buzzword in the digital world of late, but not everyone has fully grasped the difference between adopting a successful omnichannel approach...

By Mike Saunders 6 Oct 2014 09:24

Louise Marsland
How to be a 'Millennial' brand

Every generation has its own music, its own icons, beliefs, culture, story - so why not their own brands? Is marketing so 'young' that it is only realising that you can't sell the same 'fairy-tale' to every generation?...

By Louise Marsland 6 Oct 2014 07:52

Trade partnerships within African continent vital for growth
Trade partnerships within African continent vital for growth

More emphasis needs to be placed on trade partnerships between African countries to drive seamless intra-Africa trade, despite the growing number of international trade agreements...

By Charles Brewer 1 Oct 2014 10:28

Mike Saunders
Authentic loyalty through brand utility

We are now in the age of the empowered consumer, and these customers are skeptical of traditional marketing tactics, all they see is a gimmick...

By Mike Saunders 29 Sep 2014 06:25

Scan Retail unveils innovative products for the retail space - Scan Display
Scan Retail unveils innovative products for the retail space

Launched at the recent 18th Annual Congress of the South African Council of Shopping Centres (SACSC), Scan Retail Solution's two innovative new products are fast becoming popular options for retailers...

Issued by Scan Display 23 Sep 2014 10:47

Trust - the new commodity in business
Trust - the new commodity in business

The Edelman 2014 Trust Barometer research shows that only 17.5% of people around the globe trust their business and government leaders to tell the truth and solve social problems...

By Danette Breitenbach 23 Sep 2014 09:25

Creative classifieds create interest
Creative classifieds create interest

Classifieds are often a great indicator of the societal zeitgeist and, as South Africans like to lean towards the lighter side, there is usually something there to make one giggle...

21 Sep 2014 10:05

I LAaik it local
I LAaik it local

Pizza Hut will follow a fast paced growth and penetration strategy in South Africa and on the continent. This was according to GM of Pizza Hut Africa, Randall Blackford at the brand relaunch in South Africa this week...

By Danette Breitenbach 18 Sep 2014 14:50

Julian Diaz
The 'three Hs' that will always fix a bad customer experience

We all make mistakes. It's what makes us human. It's how we learn. And as businesses, we implement technology and automate processes to try to minimise the likelihood of...

By Julian Diaz 18 Sep 2014 11:39

Soweto Festival Expo 2014 emphasises entrepreneurship
Soweto Festival Expo 2014 emphasises entrepreneurship

The Soweto Festival Expo, which takes place at the Nasrec Expo Centre 26-28 September 2014, focuses on supporting and promoting local entrepreneurs and contributing to the long-term development of greater Soweto's economy and community...

18 Sep 2014 10:32

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 106: Spree partners with NEXT UK and Lauren Fleiser chats about Trutrepreneur
[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 106: Spree partners with NEXT UK and Lauren Fleiser chats about Trutrepreneur

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show tomorrow from 9am-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Louna Lohann and Lauren Fleiser...

17 Sep 2014 11:48

Coffee and AR change the face of retail marketing - Digital Narrative
Coffee and AR change the face of retail marketing

Vida e caffé has incorporated augmented reality in its marketing mix to up the ante around the competition launched this month by means of an interactive coffee sleeve, augmented by Digital Narrative, a Layar Certified Partner...

Issued by Digital Narrative 15 Sep 2014 12:27

Veruschka Khan
Advertising is about getting the traffic-demographic equation right...are you?

Why the biggest sites in South Africa might be the ones you have never considered advertising on (until now)...

By Veruschka Khan 12 Sep 2014 14:00

Mediacore recognises a decade of communication - Mediacore
Mediacore recognises a decade of communication

Recently, Mediacore chose to recognise Joshua Doore and Barnetts furniture retailers for a decade of communication to their respective stores...

By Henry Baldish, Issued by Mediacore 12 Sep 2014 10:17

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