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[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 138: Isilumko Activate and agency focus with 20Across
[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 138: Isilumko Activate and agency focus with 20Across

On Thursday, 2 July 2015, Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show host Warren Harding (@bizWazza) chatted in studio to Lauren Durant, Director at Isilumko Activate, a national brand activations business geared to help brands grow, sell more and create better relationships with their customers by interacting with them in a more meaningful way.

2 Jul 2015 14:37

Nivea launches Pay with Care campaign
Nivea launches Pay with Care campaign

Instead of asking people to reach into their pockets to make a donation or to buy a product to show they care, Nivea is asking them to, quite literally, Pay with Care. Those who make a 'Care Promise' on Nivea's website will be rewarded with a 'R10 off' voucher sent to their phone to redeem in-store...

2 Jul 2015 11:30

Powerade ION4 launched
Powerade ION4 launched

Powerade has recently launched Powerade ION4 in South Africa, which provides sportsmen with a drink designed to help achieve optimal performance by aiding hydration and providing electrolytes lost through sweat during extended training...

2 Jul 2015 10:00

New rule for wine sales in grocery stores
New rule for wine sales in grocery stores

Grocery shops in the Eastern Cape will no longer be allowed to sell wine and food in the same store, but can apply for a licence to sell all kinds of liquor from separate premises...

2 Jul 2015 09:15

Leopard's Leap's programme of cooking classes announced
Leopard's Leap's programme of cooking classes announced

The forthcoming programme for the second term of 2015 takes enthusiastic foodies on a culinary tour of note and includes:

2 Jul 2015 08:31

Deloitte report: consumers set to become manufacturing co-creators
Deloitte report: consumers set to become manufacturing co-creators

Deloitte released a detailed research report on manufacturing, titled The Future of Manufacturing: Making Things in a Changing World which suggests that the likely result of disrupting technologies will be a significant restructuring of existing product manufacturers.

2 Jul 2015 06:00

Revolutionising the manufacturing industry's environmental impact
Revolutionising the manufacturing industry's environmental impact

According to the Business Environmental Leadership Council (BELC) which was created in 1998 by the Centre for Climate and Energy Solutions in the United States, a staggering three-quarters of all carbon emissions are generated by corporations. The organisation recommends businesses consider adding a response to climate change as part of their core corporate strategy in an effort to reduce their environmental impact.

2 Jul 2015 06:00

Nike founder Phil Knight to step down as chairman
Nike founder Phil Knight to step down as chairman

NEW YORK - Phil Knight, who built Nike from a modest US shoe company into a global sports giant and marketing juggernaut, will step down as chairman next year, the company announced on Tuesday...

1 Jul 2015 14:40

In-store promotion supports Lancome's 'For You' campaign
In-store promotion supports Lancome's 'For You' campaign

In order to attract interest to the beauty brand Lancome's 'For You' campaign, Primedia Unlimited's Fashion Media dominated promotional areas within five of Edgar's top stores across the country...

1 Jul 2015 11:30

In-store promotion supports Lancome's 'For You' campaign
In-store promotion supports Lancome's 'For You' campaign

In order to attract interest to the beauty brand Lancome's 'For You' campaign, Primedia Unlimited's Fashion Media dominated promotional areas within five of Edgar's top stores across the country...

1 Jul 2015 11:30

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 138: Isilumko Activate and agency focus with 20Across
[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 138: Isilumko Activate and agency focus with 20Across

On the next Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show, Thursday, 2 July 2015, from 9-10am, show host Warren Harding chats to Lauren Durant, Director at Isilumko Activate, a national brand activations business geared to help brands grow, sell more and create better relationships with their customers by interacting with them in a more meaningful way.

1 Jul 2015 11:17

Retail companies take 200 days to identify advanced cyber threats, survey reveals
Retail companies take 200 days to identify advanced cyber threats, survey reveals

The most serious security challenge retail organisations face are advanced cyber threats. According to a new Ponemon Institute Survey, sponsored by Arbor Networks, a provider of DDoS and advanced threat protection solutions for enterprise and service provider networks, retailers struggle to identify attacks once it's within the network.

1 Jul 2015 09:50

Quaker Oats enters SA market with Heaps of Fruit
Quaker Oats enters SA market with Heaps of Fruit

Calling on South Africans to rethink breakfast by driving the message: 'Don't just wake up, Quake Up,' this is an opportunity for the local Simba business to enter the previously untouched R547 million breakfast (oat) category, which carries with it a multitude of possibilities. Moreover Quaker underpins PepsiCo's nutrition business globally and provides the ideal platform for the local company to explore and expand into the nutrition market.

1 Jul 2015 09:40