Tonight, Wednesday, 22 November, the winners of the 2017 Financial Mail AdFocus Awards were announced at an event held at The Empire Conference and Events venue in Parktown, Gauteng.
7 hours ago
I recently met up with an entrepreneur friend to discuss some of the good things that I was working on from a brand development and optimisation point of view. In our conversation, she mentioned that she was not convinced that branding was as important as I made it out to be, particularly for startup businesses such as herself where every dollar earned counted and needed to be used wisely.
James Maposa 12 hours ago
The results of the second edition of the Scopen Agency Scope are in! I caught up with a few of this year's big winners as well as Scopen's global CEO Cesar Vacchiano and Johanna McDowell of IAS, partner for Scopen South Africa, on the importance of client-agency relationships, particularly with BEE being a uniquely SA component within the global advertising landscape.
Leigh Andrews 15 hours ago
The final meeting of Godllywood Self Help explored the age-old question of why many women feel unfulfilled despite having achieved success in different areas of their lives.
Universal Church of the Kingdom of God 15 hours ago
South African smartphone sales climbed 28% year-on-year to three million units in the third quarter of 2017, while basic mobile phone sales were up 6% to 1.6 million units for the same period, according to point-of-sale tracking data from GfK South Africa. Smartphone revenues were up 27% compared to the same quarter in 2016, as the market accelerated its transition from basic phones.
GfK South Africa 15 hours ago
Where are you most likely to find the winners of this year's National Business Awards - known as the 'Oscars of South African business' - a year from now? Well, dominating the 2% of South Africa's economy that is forecast to grow in 2018.
Topco Media 15 hours ago
The AdFocus Awards, taking place tonight (Wednesday, 22 November) will honour agencies and individuals, not just for their creative and marketing skills, but for their all-round business acumen. One of the special awards will go to the Student of the Year, sponsored by Coronation Fund Managers.
Juanita Pienaar 15 hours ago
APO Group and Africa's rugby governing body, Rugby Africa, sign a ground-breaking strategic partnership to develop the sport across Africa.
1 day ago
Zimbabwe's #datafree Zim News app spikes to more than 3 million daily page views as citizens seek information on crisis.
17 Nov 2017
Another shared economy, technology-led disruption is on the cards for the travel industry and it's coming to South Africa. TRVL gives everyone access to a world that has been inhabited by travel agencies only - until now. According to a TechCrunch article, "If TRVL has its way, it's the travel agencies' turn to tremble."
Cari Coetzee 17 Nov 2017
Apple's special edition iPhone X release - like the new iPhones before it - brings thousands of people lining up in front of Apple stores around the globe. It raises the seemingly obvious question: what sane person would queue overnight for an over-priced, at best incrementally-changed gadget?
Harald Wieser 16 Nov 2017
The One Club for Creativity has opened the call for entries for the 2018 One Show awards, and kicked off yesterday, Wednesday, 15 November 2017, with the humorous "Be Famous Famous" campaign developed by J. Walter Thompson New York.
16 Nov 2017