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When Marian Salzman, one of the world's top trendspotters, invited me to discuss all things social marketing trend-related over coffee at the end of 2018, I jumped at the chance. This is the first of three overviews of our talking points...
Leigh Andrews 16 hours ago
Keeping ahead of global trends is always on my bucket list. I'd love to predict precisely what's going to become a 'thing' for marketing houses and agencies, but I'll go with emerging trends I've noted this year - and possibly put money on my predictions...
Johanna McDowell 11 Jan 2019
It is an exciting time for African creativity. A lot of fresh, new thinking is being injected into the sector, bringing with it strong, contemporary ideas that look to the future while honouring the continent's traditional past...
Gary Harwood 10 Jan 2019
Doing business in Africa presents multiple opportunities and challenges. To achieve business excellence on the continent, it is essential that we understand consumers in Africa and their changing needs...
Sarina de Beer 9 Jan 2019
The social impact space is buzzing. Social entrepreneurship is the next "rock star" career, there's more investment flowing into social ventures...
Andy Hadfield 7 Jan 2019
A lot happens in a year, and as our population and their access to the world and each other grows, our collective innovation and productivity will continue to grow exponentially, making each passing year increasingly dense with 'trends' and 'disruptions'...
Yatish Narsi 19 Dec 2018
Euromonitor International has just released a Shifting Market Frontiers Megatrend forecast in which it pegs 'Africa Rising' as a megatrend...
Louise Marsland 24 Apr 2018
There is real concern at both business and individual level about how rapidly the digital technology environment is changing...
Lebo Madiba 29 Jan 2018
Africa is at an interesting and exciting crossroads in its history. The predicted ease with which globalisation would be adopted is being questioned and nationalism is rising. Yet the continent is becoming an economic, political and cultural melting pot. It is inevitable if Africa is going to truly rise...
Mimi Kalinda 22 Jan 2018
With being an early mover comes uncertainties that cannot be accounted for a hundred percent, as is the principle of risk and reward...
Tom Manners 11 Jan 2018
Africa has a population of over 1 billion people, 70% of which are youthful, aspirational and passionate about their continent. The proposition 'Africans for Africans by Africans' has become a dominant force with young people in Africa...
Nonye Mpho Omotola 10 Jan 2018
With the largest 'youth bulge' in the world, the future of Africa is young, dynamic, determined. No one can afford to ignore the youth in Africa and the local and global business community needs to prepare for the ever-connected, younger generations...
Nicola Cooper 10 Jan 2018
Africa has become a continent of catchphrases, be it 'Africa rising', 'untapped middle class', 'e-commerce explosion', 'leapfrogging technology' or 'brand loyalists', the list is endless... but what do they mean in a real-world context...?
Ailsa Wingfield 8 Jan 2018
A marketing doyen waves her magic wand to wish in the trends she visualises for this year...
Heidi Brauer 8 Jan 2018