Ian Moir
Inside the rot at Woolworths

With even the darling of the retail sector now showing weakness, prospects for trading this year look bleak.

By Stafford Thomas 3 days ago

Ad Talent Salary Survey 2017
Ad Talent Salary Survey 2017

Ad Talent has released the results of their comprehensive annual salary survey of the communications industry in South Africa.

Issued by Ad Talent 13 Jan 2017

Snapchat vs Instagram stories
Snapchat vs Instagram stories

The debate surrounding Snapchat and Instagram Stories started when Instagram launched their stories in August last year. As expected, social media users were confused; conflicted and some probably even a bit angry at Instagram trying to copy Snapchat. Reality is that it was kind of a genius move by Mark Zuckerberg.

By Anne Dolinschek 13 Jan 2017

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Congrats #SaltBae, you're 2017's first awesome meme

There were some huge stories this week on the internet. If people weren't talking about Barack Obama and Joe Biden's adorable bromance, or Donald Trump and Mike Acosta's verbal ping-pong, they were probably talking about this Turkish chef.

By Andy Walker 12 Jan 2017

Xolisa Dyeshana
The One Club Board adds Xolisa Dyeshana

Xolisa Dyeshana, Joe Public's executive creative director, will join The One Club Board of Directors. The One Club is a non-profit organisation dedicated to celebrating creative work across the industry. Among the club's many initiatives is the One Show, a creative award show respected around the globe for its celebration of exceptional ideas and craft.

11 Jan 2017

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#BizTrends2017: The trends that will affect all business

As a trend forecaster and business consultant, this year has seen me and my team work across a variety of industries. Our insights across the industries have led us to foresee the following happening, which we believe will be real game changers:

By dave nemeth 10 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: The top 100 emerging consumer trends
#BizTrends2017: The top 100 emerging consumer trends

From (Dis)ability Advertising to Platonic Dating Apps, the annual 'Future 10' report previews the top 100 defining trends of consumer behavior for 2017, helping readers keep tabs on emerging consumer behavior with 100 original trend predictions from the Innovation Group, JWT Intelligence.

10 Jan 2017

Carl Willoughby
#BizTrends2017: The ad industry needs more beautiful stories

In this Q&A with Bizcommunity.com, Carl Willoughby, executive creative director of OpenCo, discusses his key trends for 2017.

By Carl Willoughby 10 Jan 2017

Sugar wars: Coke faces first salvo in US false advertising lawsuit
Sugar wars: Coke faces first salvo in US false advertising lawsuit

Coca-Cola's claims that their sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) are not linked to obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease will be tested in a lawsuit, which could turn the whole tide on the so-called sugar wars.

By Sharon Snell 9 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Top six trends for this year
#BizTrends2017: Top six trends for this year

Using the Flux Trends T.R.E.N.D.S acronym (Tech, Retail, Economy, Natural world, Diplomacy, Socio-cultural), Flux presents six trends for 2017. These are just a sample of a broader selection of trends, which Flux will explore in-depth at our first trend presentation of the year: 'The State We're In: 2017 - Dazed and Disoriented, the impact of being WOKE'.

By Dion Chang and Raleen Bagg 9 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: In the middle of a revolution - 2017 is going to be memorable
#BizTrends2017: In the middle of a revolution - 2017 is going to be memorable

As 2016 is left behind us in history's review mirror, we should take a moment to mark its passing. History will remember it for five key reasons that are going to remain with us for a long time.

By Graeme Codrington 9 Jan 2017

Tumi Mohube wins global entrepreneur award
Tumi Mohube wins global entrepreneur award

South African creative strategist at Cheri Yase Kasi, Tumi Mohube received The Vuyelwa Jajula 2016 Global #FiresideChat Inspiring Entrepreneur in South Africa Award at the 2016 Global #FiresideChat Awards, hosted by international entrepreneur Alysia Silberg in December 2016.

5 Jan 2017

Top 15 tips to increase your sales, motivation of staff

Increase your sales motivation and number of sales by giving these quick tips some serious thought.

By Jared Koning 4 Jan 2017