There is always one speaker at Design Indaba that you fall in love with. Not just because of their inspiring or beautiful work, but because of them. Their authenticity. Their essential humanity that comes across.
By Louise Marsland 7 Mar 2014 09:50
Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show on Thursday, 6 March from 9am-10am as we chat to Michael Carney of Harley Davidson Africa, Natasha Pendleton from The Entertainer and Rich Simmonds about his new book. [twitterfall]
5 Mar 2014 10:10
Redefinition, a Bulawayo-based marketing, branding and advertising company launched its rebranded website which is focussed on events management.
24 Feb 2014 11:46
It is said that many brands have been burnt in the past by not thinking ahead and registering domains that could be of value to them in their digital marketing strategies.
20 Feb 2014 08:30
Join Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show host Warren Harding as he chats to Conn Bertish of Quirk and Cairo Howarth, president of EFC Africa. For live streaming, tune in to 2oceansVibe Radio on Thursday, 13 February from 9am-10am. [twitterfall]
12 Feb 2014 10:01
Although the fundamentals of good branding practice endure, the landscape in which brand managers must champion their brands is increasingly volatile. Great brand managers need to hone their 'brand radars' to adapt and evolve their branding strategies accordingly.
By Nicola Kleyn 5 Feb 2014 11:08
Nigerian e-commerce firm Jumia has won the best Online Retail Brand of the Year award at the Brand Journalists Association of Nigeria (BJAN) Awards.
By Paul Adepoju 31 Jan 2014 09:58
Hold onto your seats folks because it looks like we've got a bumpy 2014 in store for the world of experiential marketing. (video)
By Pete Hutchings 27 Jan 2014 07:26
With a crazy year on the music scene behind us, Rolling Stone has compiled a list of the best music albums of 2013. Here is the top 50 list...
17 Dec 2013 15:13
You're the proud owner of a brand-spanking new business. You're all geared up with a killer idea and a sheaf of registration papers hot off the press. So what's next?
By Linda Botha 11 Dec 2013 09:41
Publicis Groupe has announced the 100% acquisition of South African digital search marketing company, Synergize.
Issued by Synergize Online 4 Dec 2013 10:02
Do your customers and staff struggle to find the 'funny bone' in your biz? Is humour a taboo in your business culture?
By Catherine Milward-Bridges 20 Nov 2013 09:20
Last week on the Biz Takeouts show we looked at content marketing through print publications, and find out more about what's happening at The Bookmarks this year. [twitterfall]
11 Nov 2013 11:20
Consumers becoming content creators is nothing new. In the digital age, we encourage consumers to contribute through comments, blogs and sharing.
By Desiree Gullan 9 Nov 2013 10:25
The full findings of Africa's most valuable brands are published in the November issue of the pan-African monthly African Business magazine, in partnership with brand Africa, Brand Finance Africa and TNS.
6 Nov 2013 10:05
CNBC Africa will be rebroadcasting the documentary series 'Titans of Africa' profiling the life and times of Raymond Ackerman on Saturday, 9 November at 6pm on DStv Channel 410.
6 Nov 2013 09:26
A question I've asked myself personally - the Society team started as two people in 2011, it's now 12, so we ask this in one way or another pretty regularly. This is also a question clients wanting to build their own teams have regularly asked us.
By Daniel Pinch 5 Nov 2013 05:50
Cell phone service provider Orange has appointed brand experience agency VWV to develop Orange beat ya Street, a brand-building consumer awareness activation for the Kenyan market.
31 Oct 2013 13:18
As a marketing and brand elevation specialist, my interest lies in how companies drive growth and achieve long-term success through establishing strong brands.
By Judith Middleton 31 Oct 2013 08:09
The Loeries has received an apology from MetropolitanRepublic, in which statements made during a recent radio interview have been recanted.
28 Oct 2013 07:41
Last week on Biz Takeouts, we discussed a new product from Amorphous New Media (@AmorphousMedia) called Elastic Media Africa (EMA), as well as insights on the retail trading environment with StoreVue's director Gerard Eksteen. [twitterfall]
21 Oct 2013 11:17
It has recently come to the attention of the Loeries that the 'Project Uganda' entry for MTN, created by MetropolitanRepublic, does not meet the Loeries entry criteria.
19 Oct 2013 11:12
African brands are absent from the Interbrand 2013 list of 100 Best Global Brands and had one African brand listed in the Millward Brown BrandZ 2013 survey. Africa's performance on the top tier global brands is just not up to scratch.
By Golden Muzanago 18 Oct 2013 09:12
The introduction of the Spaza Shop Kiosk presented informal traders, rural vendors and corporates with additional business opportunities by expanding into rural communities with a product which was relatively low-cost and easy to set up.
Issued by Right Stuff 17 Oct 2013 14:37
The Brand Union Africa recently hosted an inaugural Brand Experience Conference entitled Own Your Own Brand, in Ikoye, Lagos, for some 40 guests at the Wheatbaker Hotel. The esteemed guests represented some of Nigeria's blue chip brands across a myriad of business sectors.
Issued by The Brand Union 17 Oct 2013 10:41
In a world of print magazine ads, television commercials and billboards, what the face of your brand looked like was more important than just about anything.
By Chemory Gunko 7 Oct 2013 06:48
MTN has been recognised as the best African and overall brand in Africa in a ranking of the continent's most admired and valuable brands by Brand Africa.
23 Sep 2013 11:00
First-mover advantage is vital to success in Africa, says Famous Brands CEO.
23 Sep 2013 04:58
Is Africa the Dark Continent when it comes to the advertising industry? On the contrary, says Alan Edgar, Regional Creative Director, Ogilvy Africa and one of regional judges for African and Middle Eastern categories at this year's Loeries. It's alive and vibrant, but in dire need of world-class tertiary training institutions to tap into that potential.
By Staff Reporter 21 Sep 2013 14:25
Last week on Biz Takeouts, the Marketing & Media radio show, which airs every Thursday 9am-10am streamed live via 2oceansVibe Radio, we spoke about branding and the new book entitled, The Brand Book. We also talked about the upcoming Digital Edge Live event in Johannesburg. [twitterfall]
17 Sep 2013 09:15
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