Stassen with 'Blades' - part of the Hero Exhibition that takes place at Open Design.
#DesignMonth: The importance of design education with Suné Stassen

Suné Stassen, festival director for the Open Design Festival, is heavily involved in the country's design education movement. Here, she shares how your business can pick up the baton to take the movement forward.

By Leigh Andrews 1 day ago

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#BizTrends2017: 17 trends for 2017

Last year we predicted that 2016 would be a ‘year of disruption' and how. It was all that and more. To make sense of 2017, we trawled trends and asked resident futurists and trend spotters to weigh in on trends in consumer insight, business and the media and marketing industry. These are our 17 trends for 2017 for what we are calling the ‘year of visual communication' as video and VR start integrating with all forms of marketing communication.

By Louise Marsland 2 days ago

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Social media tips for businesses

Here, Jared Koning, CSO at Fatality, shares ten social media tips for businesses.

By Jared Koning 24 Feb 2017

Mark Ritson at CRA Conference October 2016
Radio and digital: a one-night-stand or a meaningful relationship?

There's a certain twilight zone feel about life these days. All of our absolutes are no longer absolute.

By John Walls 24 Feb 2017

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Why your content strategy has nothing to do with you

My house has been on the market for four months. In this time, not one person has come to view it, not even when it was on show. Not even a nosy neighbour. It's almost as bad as if no one comes to your birthday party.

By Tarryn Giebelmann 23 Feb 2017

KFC Africa account goes to O&M
KFC Africa account goes to O&M

KFC's New Africa Markets account has been awarded to Ogilvy Cape Town. KFC has extensive expansion plans for Africa.

22 Feb 2017

Eight ways to avoid social media blunders
Eight ways to avoid social media blunders

Many factors influence the success of a startup, amongst them is the effective use of social media in creating brand awareness. While marketing on social media can boost the growth of your startup significantly, it could also have detrimental effects on the profitability and reputation of your business if not done properly.

By Charles Mburugu 2 Feb 2017

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The role of social in the marketer's mix

It's hard to understand why brands wouldn't be using social for business growth.

By Lisa Steingold 24 Jan 2017

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How to make the move to the 'cloud'

Despite the many benefits of moving to the cloud, many businesses are still hesitant to make the transition. There is still much uncertainty about the move and how it will affect business.

By Steven Cohen 6 Jun 2016

The best of Nigeria on show in SA

The finest that Nigeria has to offer will be on display at the Sandton Convention Centre from 28 September to 2 October as, for the first time, South Africa plays host to the Best of Nigeria Expo in 2004.

15 Sep 2004

Bayer to acquire Roche Consumer Health

Bayer has announced that it has agreed to acquire Roche Consumer Health. By acquiring this business Bayer will become one of the top three over-the-counter (OTC) consumer health companies worldwide.

21 Jul 2004

Brewing up a new brandhouse

Diageo, Heineken and Namibia Breweries have announced that their new joint venture company in South Africa will trade under the name of 'brandhouse'. The new company combines the sales, marketing and distribution of some of the world's top premium brands in this fast growing sector in South Africa.

7 Jul 2004

West African newspaper for South Africa

The FS African Standard, a newspaper for the ever-expanding expatriate communities of West Africa living in South Africa - estimated to number around 100 000 - has been launched in the country by leading Nigerian publisher Millennium Harvest Ltd.

24 May 2004

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