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A company is more than just the sum of its physical assets. For instance, if you're thinking of selling your business, you'd add up your properties, vehicles, computers, furniture and, yes, even that collector's artwork in reception. That would give you a fair idea of physical value, but wouldn't you expect more from a prospective buyer?
By Hilton Rose 14 Mar 2014 14:45
Have you ever wanted to tell someone how you would like your city's public spaces designed? Or even felt strongly about how the public spaces created actually inhibit or restrict your preferred mode of transport?
Issued by College of Cape Town 14 Mar 2014 11:43
Decorex Durban returns to the Durban Exhibition Centre from 20 to 23 March this year and there are three double tickets up for grabs, courtesy of Decorex SA and infrastructure suppliers, GL events Oasys.
Issued by GL events Oasys 14 Mar 2014 11:12
Hot on the heels of Bruce Anderson's appointment as new executive creative director of Lowe + Partners SA, comes the news of Katinka Pretorius joining the agency as MD. Hailing from esteemed agencies such as TBWA, Ogilvy & Mather, M&C Saatchi Abel, Pretorius joins her creative partner Anderson to facilitate an environment at Lowe Jozi that stimulates great innovative work.
Issued by Lowe and Partners S.A 14 Mar 2014 10:39
Bluegrass Digital was recently tasked with creating an interactive iPad app for spree.co.za to showcase and extend the ten curated designer items on offer at their Design Indaba stand.
Issued by Bluegrass Digital 14 Mar 2014 10:02
Sandile Dlamini hates bad service, but what he hates even more is hanging around in queues, waiting to book for a show, an event or anything, really. In fact, he hates it so much that he is working on a mobile booking system to totally eradicate queuing in South Africa. Sandile is currently involved in the SABS Design Institute's 43 Challenge offered by the Design & Innovation Entrepreneurship Centre. In this challenge candidates receive design, business and development assistance to bring their bright ideas to market - be they products or services.
Issued by SABS Design Institute 14 Mar 2014 09:33
My university and I were lambasted by a colleague for stooping so low as to engage in the Oscar Pistorius trial media frenzy. When we held a pre-trial briefing for journalists by University of the Witwatersrand experts on forensics and gender violence, Independent Publishers Association president Mahmood Sangley asked: "Since when does the academy buy into the agenda of tabloid journalism?"
By Anton Harber 14 Mar 2014 06:18
Paragraphs remain one for the most important parts of writing. They serve as containers for ideas and help break up large chunks of text, making your content easier to read. But knowing how to write a good, well-structured paragraph can be little tricky.
By James Hurford 13 Mar 2014 05:40
Are trend gurus drowning in an ocean of their own opinion? Has the word trend become oversubscribed? Here's how to tell a real trend expert from a fake to achieve instant trend cred in 2014.
By Terry Levin 12 Mar 2014 07:53
Humans are natural storytellers. From ancient cave paintings to Shakespeare's First Folio, people have always had an affinity for a well-told story. This is especially true in the world of commerce.
By Mark Porter 11 Mar 2014 14:27
When you buy advertising from an online vendor like the Big 'G' you get two main options:
By Travis Bussiahn 11 Mar 2014 10:10
Just because they lived close to Oscar Pistorius and had the misfortune of hearing the events that led to his murder trial, the lives of witnesses were torn apart. They became household names and, for the rest of their lives, everywhere they go, people they don't know will probably link them back to this one event and know more about them than they would want known.
By Anton Harber 10 Mar 2014 07:01
A recent article on the Harvard Business Review website caused a stir in our office. 'Three Long-Held Concepts Every Marketer Should Rethink' suggested that brand, loyalty and positioning are increasingly irrelevant in the consumer decision-making process, given the ease with which we can evaluate products based on the experiences and opinions of others.
By Nicole Velleman 10 Mar 2014 06:45
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