Social media often doesn't live up to the hype. But it can be retail brand building - and sales - gold. Just look at the case of the Chewbacca mask that Candace Payne bought from Kohl's last week. What can South African marketers learn from it?
Sarah Britten 1 day ago
Durban's promenade was transformed into a sea of yellow and white, as more than 30,000 people spent quality time with their loved ones at the Discovery East Coast Radio Big Walk.
East Coast Radio 3 days ago
Shoppers are outraged after clothing store Mango listed a range of products for R1, before cancelling all orders on those products.
Graeme van der Made 20 May 2016
It is Thursday afternoon, the first day of playing 90% local music on 18 of SABC's radio stations. I'm driving home and listening to Metro FM, South Africa's second largest radio station of 6.8 million - based on the weekly listenership - which follows Ukhozi FM at 7.5 million. This time of the day is classified by most radio stations as "the drive time" - in other words, peak time.
Rose Setshoge 20 May 2016
The key problem in business is that while technology changes, business processes don't. This was the assertion by Pieter Geldenhuys, futurist and innovation expert, at the Cape Town leg of the T-Systems InTouch Technology 2016 event held yesterday.
Lauren Hartzenberg 20 May 2016
Take SA's most awarded digital agency (Gloo); merge it with its closest competitor locally that's had more digital accolades at Cannes than any other agency in SA (Ogilvy & Mather SA); add a sprinkle of digital wizardry (Pete Case); and you have a winning formula for continued digital success.
Leigh Andrews 19 May 2016