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#LibertyRadioAwards2018: All the winners!

On Saturday, 14 April 2018, winners of the eighth rendition of the country's radio awards, held at the Sandton Convention Centre, were deemed examples of excellent in radio and fine-tuned talent.

14 Apr 2018

Search is on for new Face of Pond's
Search is on for new Face of Pond's

Pond's South Africa is searching for the new face of its brand, who will feature in the company's marketing campaigns and win prizes to the value of a R100,000.

13 Apr 2018

#BizTrends2018: 18 trends for 2018
#BizTrends2018: 18 trends for 2018

Every year I produce Bizcommunity.com's top trends for the year ahead, based on the predictions of our expert thought leaders, from the media and marketing communications industry in South Africa and Africa who contributed to our trends annual project; as well as my own trends research. This is our 'year of accountability' as brands, government and individuals are held accountable for their actions.

By Louise Marsland 10 Apr 2018

Mental models for tech entrepreneurs coming to Africa
Mental models for tech entrepreneurs coming to Africa

According to Charlie Munger, Warren Buffet's partner at Berkshire Hathaway, you understand the latticework, or mental model, for the industry/country you're entering, before you enter it.

By Alan Knott-Craig 9 Apr 2018

Ogilvy JHB to deliver modern marketing with Elouise Kelly as new MD
Ogilvy JHB to deliver modern marketing with Elouise Kelly as new MD

Ogilvy Johannesburg has announced the appointment of Elouise Kelly as new agency MD, with former deputy MD Tracey Edwards now chief delivery officer.

5 Apr 2018

How to start a business with a smartphone and no seed capital
How to start a business with a smartphone and no seed capital

The smartphone has perhaps become one of the greatest gifts to an entrepreneur looking to launch a business on little to no seed capital. If its functionalities are maximised, it's not far-fetched that one could launch and run a business from it successfully.

By Jesse Weinberg 29 Mar 2018

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Latest Warc report focus on threats to the digital advertising ecosystem

Warc has released its latest monthly Global Ad Trends report focussing on threats to the digital advertising ecosystem. In it, Warc estimates that $63.4bn was spent on programmatic advertising worldwide last year, but as little as $17.8bn (28%) may have actually made it to the 'working media' level.

29 Mar 2018

SA adman feared abducted in Rwanda
SA adman feared abducted in Rwanda

Criticism of Rwandan President Paul Kagame is believed to be the reason behind the disappearance of South African advertising professional, Leon Orsmond. He has been missing for six weeks.

29 Mar 2018

Chicken Licken Hotwings 2.0
Chicken Licken Hotwings 2.0

We live in a world on the brink of an artificial intelligence revolution. In recent times, we have seen everything from a robot being interviewed on live television to a robot being granted citizenship by Saudi Arabia. When it comes to AI though, South Africa has never really been viewed as being at the forefront, until now.

Issued by Joe Public United 27 Mar 2018

Tiger Brands' failed attempt to manage the listeriosis crisis is costing them severely
Tiger Brands' failed attempt to manage the listeriosis crisis is costing them severely

In recent weeks South Africans have suffered yet another shock when nationally beloved consumer brand, Enterprise, was found to be the source of what the United Nations has called the "worst outbreak of listeriosis recorded globally."

By Lunice Johnston 27 Mar 2018

Short courses that will pave the way for success in the modern job market
Short courses that will pave the way for success in the modern job market

The biggest challenge most people face when choosing a career is figuring out whether it's the right path for them, and now that you're a working professional, keeping up with technology and the industry shifts is one of the biggest challenges professionals of all ages and backgrounds face.

Issued by Vega School 26 Mar 2018

'Down down' and 'cheap cheap' are gone gone: why supermarkets are moving away from price
'Down down' and 'cheap cheap' are gone gone: why supermarkets are moving away from price

On 26 January 2011, Coles fired the first shot in what would soon be dubbed the "supermarket price wars" by reducing the price of its own-brand milk to A$1 per litre. Woolworths fired back, triggering seven years of intense price competition.

By Gary Mortimer and Louise Grimmer 26 Mar 2018

Kantar Millward Brown announces South Africa's Top 20 Best Liked Ads of 2017
Kantar Millward Brown announces South Africa's Top 20 Best Liked Ads of 2017

Kantar Millward Brown's Best Liked Ads list celebrates South Africa's favourite TV commercials. These are the ads that have been rated as the best liked by the South African audience whom we believe to be the most important critic - the person who ultimately chooses to buy your brand or not.

Issued by Kantar Millward Brown 20 Mar 2018