Manufacturing Indaba 2016 ©
Manufacturing Indaba back in June

The Manufacturing Indaba will be held at Emperors Palace, Ekurhuleni from 27-28 June 2017.

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Fabiani, Woolworths, H&M, Miladys, Markham, Cotton On, Mr Price score well on customer-centricity
Fabiani, Woolworths, H&M, Miladys, Markham, Cotton On, Mr Price score well on customer-centricity

A recent survey, conducted by dunnhumby, the ‘Customer-Centricity Index' (CCI) reveals that South Africa's most successful apparel retailers are those with a high focus on ‘customer-centricity'. The local retailers that scored the highest on their overall customer-centricity score include Fabiani, Woolworths, H&M, Miladys, Markham, Cotton On and Mr Price.

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South Africa Brand Summit & Awards calls for entries
South Africa Brand Summit & Awards calls for entries

The inaugural South Africa Brand Summit & Awards, which takes place 16-17 November 2017 in Cape Town, is calling for nominations of top South African brands.

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Sergey Nivens ©
Thomson Reuters, Oxford Business Group sign distribution agreement

Thomson Reuters and Oxford Business Group (OBG) have signed a distribution agreement, whereby users of Thomson Reuters financial platform, Eikon, can now access Oxford Business Group's full range of research on emerging economies.

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The role of PR in lead generation

With the economy in a state of unprecedented instability, businesses are increasingly looking to see real and measurable results from their marketing efforts. In light of this growing trend, lead generation has become a key focal point for B2B enterprises anxious to understand the actual impact of their spend.

By Ronelle Bester 3 hours ago

The world has no limits.
#BehindtheSelfie with... Ashish Williams

This week we find out what's really going on behind the selfie with technophile Ashish Williams, former COO now relatively new CEO of MediaCom South Africa.

By Leigh Andrews 1 day ago

African Property Skyline magazine launched
African Property Skyline magazine launched

API Events has launched African Property Skyline magazine. The publication covers real estate investment and development on the continent.

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UK Advertising Expenditure 2016
UK advertising passes £21bn in 2016

Following a record Q4 of advertising activity, the UK enjoyed a seventh consecutive year of market growth, as adspend grew 3.7% to reach £21.4bn. The Advertising Association/Warc Expenditure Report, a measure of advertising activity in the UK, has just published the full year figures for 2016.

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Leonardo Paez and Max Knox, sponsored by Kansai Plascon, finished fourth in the Cape Epic.
Repainting the local sponsorship picture with Kansai Plascon

Kansai Plascon, better known as Plascon to most, sponsored a duo for the Absa Cape Epic. Their corporate and digital communication specialist Zurita Moore explains why and how this ties into the brand's new positioning: ‘designed for life'.

By Leigh Andrews 2 days ago

Lindemann and Latief of MediamarkSA.
Mediamark makes sure you're upskilled and in the know

The Radisson Blu La Vendome in Sea Point was buzzing on Thursday, 23 March 2017 with marketers and agency creatives excited for the launch of Mediamark's In the Know Now.

By Leigh Andrews 3 days ago

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In 10 years, magazine sales have halved

What does this mean? Well, lots of things, but it's certainly not the catastrophe many would have you believe.

By Chris Brewer 3 days ago

King James Group’s chief creative officer Alistair King
King James Group drinks in their global win

King James Group's chief creative officer Alistair King says the time when independent local agencies couldn't really expect to work in international brands because of how multinationals tied up the brands at a global level are over.

By Leigh Andrews 21 Apr 2017

Image © Monnas Photography.
A truly sensory Experian experience

The overarching message of speakers at the local launch of Experian's Mosaic customer segmentation tool? As the casualty list of digital disruption grows ever longer, it's time to focus on your specific customers and improve their overall experience of your brand or get left in the dust.

By Leigh Andrews 21 Apr 2017