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Almond Breeze launches in SA

A media breakfast at La Belle Bistro & Bakery in Camps Bay earlier today, 29 July marked the official launch of Almond Breeze - a low-calorie, lactose-free alternative to cow's milk...

29 Jul 2015 13:00

Scientists find that exposure to nature is good for your mental health - Rentokil Initial
Scientists find that exposure to nature is good for your mental health

Biophilia, a term that originated with German-born American psychoanalyst, Erich Fromm, is the idea that humans possess the innate tendency to seek connections with nature. However, with more than 50% of the world's population now living in urban areas, connections with nature are becoming harder and harder to find, and it's only going to get more difficult as the proportion increases to an estimated 70% by 2050.

Issued by Rentokil Initial 29 Jul 2015 12:29



Case study - Messaris Brothers - Pyrotec
Case study - Messaris Brothers

Messaris Brothers, well known for their famous Bubbles, is a South African manufacturer of superior quality crisps and nuts. They select only the finest ingredients to deliver the best quality crisps and nuts to their customers.

Issued by Pyrotec 29 Jul 2015 12:05

Ackermans announces the winner of Style Squad 2014 - Ackermans
Ackermans announces the winner of Style Squad 2014

Leading value retailer, Ackermans, is pleased to announce the trendiest and most stylish kid in South Africa: Kekeletso Choolo a.k.a. Kid Fresh - as the 2014 winner of the Style Squad Competition. Style Squad is the first competition of its kind in South Africa, which was established to recognise children who have a love for fashion and are able to express themselves by blogging about it too.

Issued by Ackermans 29 Jul 2015 11:35

Jessica Taylor
[CEM Africa Summit] Shiny happy customers

Key to customer experience management is understanding the customer as an individual, but first you have to know your customer service staff, not as the call centre, but as internal and external customers. And then learning how to make them happy and, ultimately, your other customers too...

By Jessica Taylor 29 Jul 2015 11:30

J.C. Le Roux is iconic for two years in a row
J.C. Le Roux is iconic for two years in a row

J.C. Le Roux sparkling wine has been declared a true consumer Icon for the second consecutive year and wine category winner for the fifth year running in the Ask Afrika Icon Brand Survey. It was one of only 28 South African brands to achieve iconic status in the 2015/16 survey and, once again, the only alcohol brand to make the cut for the Icon hall of fame...

29 Jul 2015 07:30

SACSC Congress goes to Durban
SACSC Congress goes to Durban

The 19th annual congress of the South African Council of Shopping Centres (SACSC) will be held at the International Convention Centre in Durban from Wednesday, 30 September to Friday, 2 October 2015, and will feature insight, engagement and vigorous debate as shopping centres and retailers shine a light on the opportunities and challenges of the current market...

29 Jul 2015 07:00

[CEM Africa Summit] Social customer engagement as a social business enabler
[CEM Africa Summit] Social customer engagement as a social business enabler

If 'social engagement' sounds more like drinks after work than a key component of marketing in today's hyper-connected world, chances are you weren't at last week's CEM Africa Summit...

By Leigh Andrews 29 Jul 2015 06:00

South African retailers are missing massive profit opportunities - Chris Moerdyk
South African retailers are missing massive profit opportunities

Not only is retail advertising generally inefficient in South Africa but the majority of the big chains are missing out on profit opportunities by letting customers leave their stores unhappy.

Issued by Chris Moerdyk 28 Jul 2015 12:02

Domestos' Brighter Future Campaign gives 24 schools new toilets
Domestos' Brighter Future Campaign gives 24 schools new toilets

Sanitation is dignity, but for thousands of school-going children in South Africa, access to adequate sanitation, which is enshrined in our constitution as a human right, remains a distant reality...

28 Jul 2015 11:15

The Zone @ Rosebank wins ICSC award for brand awareness
The Zone @ Rosebank wins ICSC award for brand awareness

The Zone @ Rosebank, Joburg, has won an International Council of Shopping Centres (ICSC) Solal Marketing Award for hosting the first Magnum Pleasure Pop-up Store in South Africa...

28 Jul 2015 10:15

[CEM Africa Summit] Employee satisfaction = customer satisfaction
[CEM Africa Summit] Employee satisfaction = customer satisfaction

The second day of the Customer Experience Management (CEM) Africa workshop kicked off with moderator Jordan Gray talking about delighting customers and streamlining workflow...

By Leigh Andrews 28 Jul 2015 06:00

How to reach and engage with poor consumers, also referred to as the Bottom of the Pyramid - Knowledge Resources
How to reach and engage with poor consumers, also referred to as the Bottom of the Pyramid

Increasingly companies are trying to tap into the Low-Income market, but finding it extremely challenging. Discover some of the secrets, tactics and innovation required to succeed at the BoP!

Issued by Knowledge Resources 22 Jul 2015 11:44