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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

New 702, Cape Talk daytime presenters
New 702, Cape Talk daytime presenters

Effective 1 August 2015, Azania Mosaka will take over the early afternoon slot from 1pm to 3pm Monday to Friday on 702...

28 Jul 2015 12:00



2015 AMASA ALP candidates selected
2015 AMASA ALP candidates selected

The five candidates for the Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) Learnership Programme (ALP) have been selected. This year, the ALP bursaries were offered to current employees or interns at any of AMASA's membership agencies or media owners...

28 Jul 2015 12:00

Mortimer Harvey Africa Middle East signs consultancy services agreement with Egyptian pharmaceutical company Rameda - Mortimer Harvey
Mortimer Harvey Africa Middle East signs consultancy services agreement with Egyptian pharmaceutical company Rameda

Mortimer Harvey Africa Middle East has signed a two-and-a-half-year consultancy services agreement with Rameda, a state-of-the-art pharmaceutical company in Egypt.

Issued by Mortimer Harvey 28 Jul 2015 11:44

Facebook's Internet.org free basic services are bringing African people online
Facebook's Internet.org free basic services are bringing African people online

Facebook celebrated the one-year anniversary of the introduction of the Internet.org app by hosting a Developer Day at iHub in Nairobi, Kenya on 27 July 2015 and introducing new services...

28 Jul 2015 11:18

Sandra, Emo and Bobby touch hearts in new Netwerk24 campaign - 24.com
Sandra, Emo and Bobby touch hearts in new Netwerk24 campaign

Three of South Africa's biggest Afrikaans celebrities, Sandra Prinsloo, Emo Adams, and Bobby van Jaarsveld, reveal which news stories moved them in Netwerk24's brand new marketing campaign. But the real emotion is evoked when these celebrities get personal and share experiences that changed their lives.

Issued by 24.com 28 Jul 2015 11:08

Inaugural Times Higher Education Africa Universities Summit at UJ this week
Inaugural Times Higher Education Africa Universities Summit at UJ this week

The inaugural Times Higher Education Africa Universities Summit will take place at the University of Johannesburg (UJ) on 30-31 July 2015...

28 Jul 2015 11:00

[TrendTalk] These brands are the BOSS of Twitter
[TrendTalk] These brands are the BOSS of Twitter

You won't find a better social media case study than what went down last Friday between Spur, Nando's and Woolworths, with a rock band thrown into the mix. This is how you do social media: savvy and switched on 24/7 so as not to miss an opportunity or counter a threat.

By Louise Marsland 24 Jul 2015 10:46

[Content Marketing] Content marketing spend increases globally
[Content Marketing] Content marketing spend increases globally

80% of B2C marketers rate social media content marketing as the most effective.

By Louise Marsland 23 Jul 2015 08:21

Future APEX award predictions: More agencies, more recognition
Future APEX award predictions: More agencies, more recognition

Ann Nurock, our APEX awards media correspondent on the ground, spoke to ACA board member and the APEX Awards chairperson Gareth Leck, CEO at Joe Public, about what it takes to win an APEX award - particularly that elusive Grand Prix - and his desire to see more involvement from the industry...

By Ann Nurock 22 Jul 2015 14:06

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

How do you boil a frog?
How do you boil a frog?

According to the classic anecdote - Very slowly...

By John Laurence 21 Jul 2015 14:00

[Content Marketing] Content marketing trends
[Content Marketing] Content marketing trends

"Content marketing is marketing that has everything to do with the consumer, not the product."

By Louise Marsland 21 Jul 2015 06:20