Marketing & Media trends
- Tasmika Ramlakan
- Alex Glenday
- Michael Smollan
- Jonathan Smit
- Nthabiseng Motsoeneng
- Vilo Trska
- Matthew Leighton
- Barry Bredenkamp
- Cyril Vuyani Gamede
- Christelle Marais
- Innocent Masayira
- Nazeema Mohamed, Feryal Domingo and Soraya Joonas
- Keri-Leigh Paschal
- Siphelele Kubheka and Desikan Naidoo
- Xanthe Adams
- Ralf Hennecke
- Frederick Cawood
- Andrew Duvenage,
- Maarten Ackerman
- Kuhle Mnisi
- Marius Botha
- Nema Ramkhelawan-Bhana
- Mike Middleton
- Henry van Deventer
- Reynhardt Uys
- Lee Callakoppen
- Nerine Brink
- Moshe Lichtenstein
- Samantha Naidoo
- Jonathan Veeran, Nozipho Mngomezulu and Burton Phillips
- Kristen Duff and Gosia Young
- Rucera Seethal
- Andrew Smit and Johan Walters
- Joff van Reenen
- Marcél du Toit
Food giants muscle in on booming alternative protein market, with dedicated teams to develop and sell plant-based alternatives to meat and dairy...
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND: MSC Cruises has entrusted global ad firm McCann with spearheading its international brand-building campaign...
ROME, ITALY: Telecom Italia has agreed to sell its stake in Telecom Argentina as well as telephone masts in Italy and Brazil, the troubled Italian giant said after a board meeting held on Thursday.
MILAN, ITALY: Heavily-indebted Telecom Italia held a crucial board meeting on Thursday to try and come up with a plan to rescue the company amid tensions over its main shareholder, Spain's Telefonica.
MILAN, ITALY: Versace is seeking a minority investor and a spokesman at the Italian fashion house says about €250m could be pumped into the luxury brand if the right investor is found.
PARIS, FRANCE: Google's executive chairman Eric Schmidt was to meet French President Francois Hollande yesterday amid a revenue row with French, German and Italian media firms who want the Internet giant to pay for content.
NEW YORK, US: Purchases of environmentally protective products have grown significantly in two of the world's leading markets - China and Brazil; but the widespread perception that these products are too expensive may be blocking deeper adoption.
CUPERTINO, US: Apple has announced it has sold three million of its new iPad, since its launch on Friday, March 16. The new iPad features a new Retina display, Apple's new A5X chip with quad-core graphics, a 5 megapixel iSight camera with advanced optics for capturing photos and 1080p HD video, and the same all-day 10 hour battery life*.
CUPERTINO, US: Apple has announced the new iPad, the third generation mobile device, will arrive at Apple's retail stores and the Apple Online Store (www.apple.com) on Friday, 16 March in the US, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, Switzerland and the UK; along with Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands.
NUREMBURG, GERMANY: In 2011, demand for mobile phones once again increased in Europe, largely as a result of the rising popularity of smartphones. According to GfK, 3.2% more mobile phones were sold in 2011, in particular the sales of smartphones increased by 67%.
NUREMBERG, GERMANY: The overall market for technical consumer goods in Western Europe recorded a sales volume of €44.4bn in the third quarter of 2011. This is a decrease of 4.1% compared to last year's figures. The individual countries are developing very differently. These are the findings of GfK TEMAX Western Europe.
NEW YORK, US: Global online consumer confidence fell for the seventh consecutive quarter as confidence in 31 of 56 global markets measured declined, according to from Nielsen, a leading global provider of insights and analytics into what consumers watch and buy.
NUREMBERG, GERMANY: Faced with the ongoing debate about a Greek bailout and the worsening debt crisis in France and Italy, European consumers are noticeably unsettled once again.