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#BODCT: Don't let robots take your job, boost your creative thinking!

In addition to his role at Mirum and chairman of Red & Yellow, digital marketing pioneer Rob Stokes is father to four children under the age of five. Little wonder his thoughts often turn to their future and the impact of AI on the world as we know it. Here's why it's crucial to hone your creative thinking skills.

By Leigh Andrews 3 days ago

Clicks Clubcard takes the lead in loyalty
Clicks Clubcard takes the lead in loyalty

Clicks Clubcard has moved into the top spot as South Africa's most used loyalty programme at 67%, just beating last year's loyalty leader, Pick n Pay Smart Shopper and therefore nudging the supermarket chain's programme into second place at 66%. Despite a sizeable jump down to 44%, the Dis-Chem Benefits Programme ranks as the third most used programme, up from fifth place last year - and together with Clicks shows that loyalty for pharmacy and beauty retail is strong.

3 days ago

Africa Innovation Prize 2018 call to entry
Africa Innovation Prize 2018 call to entry

ACCRA, Ghana - The African Innovation Foundation (AIF) has launched its call for applications for the Innovation Prize for Africa 2018 Awards. The theme this year is Investing In Inclusive Innovation Ecosystems.

3 days ago

Crimson, YouKnow launch social analytics-based trends report
Crimson, YouKnow launch social analytics-based trends report

YouKnow Digital in partnership with consumer insights platform Crimson Hexagon launched the South African Consumer Trends Report at the Bryanston Country Club in Johannesburg earlier today, 12 October.

By Jessica Tennant 12 Oct 2017

Lola Ogunyemi
Black model in Dove video says ad 'misinterpreted'

LONDON - The black model who appeared in a Dove advert which triggered accusations of racism insisted Wednesday that she was not a victim and that the commercial had been misinterpreted.

12 Oct 2017

How one green company is changing lives while building furniture
How one green company is changing lives while building furniture

When Tameron Haralambous asked her husband Peter to build a changing table for their nursery, she had no idea it would set them on the path to becoming award-winning furniture designers.

12 Oct 2017

Yolisa Nocanda, Kwanda Mkalipi and Lerato Rabotapi - Fingertips
#EntrepreneurMonth: Student buying power at your Fingertips

The spending power of students is R2,702 per month, while the average South African spends about R2,503 a month, debunking the myth of the perpetually broke student somewhat.

By Nicci Botha 12 Oct 2017

National Business Awards finalists uploaded
National Business Awards finalists uploaded

For a decade and a half, South Africa's National Business Awards has recognised outstanding achievements by companies in a host of focus areas: sustainability, customer focus, tech innovation, fast growth and more. Also among the awards' alumni are hundreds of individual business champions who have taken home the trophy for Business Leader of the Year; Entrepreneur of the Year or Top Young Executive.

Issued by Topco Media 12 Oct 2017

Ipsos launches DUEL: A System 1/System 2 rapid testing approach
Ipsos launches DUEL: A System 1/System 2 rapid testing approach

Ipsos Marketing expands innovation offer with next-generation approach to screening simple stimulii

Issued by Ipsos 12 Oct 2017

Programmatic media buying has changed digital marketing... for good
Programmatic media buying has changed digital marketing... for good

In South Africa, generally the level of knowledge of what programmatic media buying is, is low. The problem with this, is that programmatic isn't going away. In fact, it's growing. Globally programmatic spend has doubled in three years and already in the US, display is outdoing search.

Issued by Sprout 12 Oct 2017

Fake news and brand safety addressed at IAB SA's roundtable discussion
Fake news and brand safety addressed at IAB SA's roundtable discussion

Marc du Plessis, head of the Publisher Council for IAB SA hosted a round table discussion on Wednesday, 4 October 2017, with other members of the IAB and local publishers to flesh out the issues that the South African publishing industry faces with regards to fake news and brand safety.

12 Oct 2017

Township-based Lemok Marketing Group brands Redefine-owned shopping centre
Township-based Lemok Marketing Group brands Redefine-owned shopping centre

Lemok Group, and its subsidiaries, were commissioned by Redefine Properties to create an integrated marketing campaign for The Boulders shopping centre's #LiveUncapped free Wi-Fi launch.

Issued by Lemok Agency 12 Oct 2017

Unpacking the future for technology, media and telecoms in Africa
Unpacking the future for technology, media and telecoms in Africa

The continent's single largest and most influential technology, media and telecoms (TMT) event, AfricaCom 2017, from 7-9 November, promises opportunities to witness future tech trends, network with the industry elite, and learn from a line-up of global thought leaders providing inspiring content.

12 Oct 2017