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VisitAbility video case study
VisitAbility video case study

Vicinity Media has launched VisitAbility - an attribution reporting product in 2018. This case study highlights the success of this global first to market innovation...

Issued by Vicinity Media 18 Mar 2019

LOGISTICS & TRANSPORT

Airbus trials shore-to-ship drone deliveries
Airbus trials shore-to-ship drone deliveries

Airbus has begun shore-to-ship trials in Singapore with its Skyways parcel delivery drone...

18 Mar 2019

TOURISM

Sheraton marks guest experience transformation with new logo design
Sheraton marks guest experience transformation with new logo design

Marriott International's Sheraton Hotels & Resorts has unveiled a new logo paying homage to its past, depicting its vision for the future. The new design will appear across all collateral and websites from April 2019...

18 Mar 2019

LIFESTYLE

Captain Marvel disappoints due to token feminism
Captain Marvel disappoints due to token feminism

Of late there is no denying that Marvel Studios has been killing it. Thor: Ragnarok and Avengers: Infinity War were rightfully well received and celebrated for just how astoundingly good comic book films can be when they are done right...

By Natalie Le Clue 18 Mar 2019

FINANCE

Britain’s opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn in Parliament on March 14, 2019. Corbyn called for the Brexit referendum in 2016 – expecting it to fail. Reuters TV via REUTERS
3 days, 3 key votes - and no end in sight for Brexit

On March 12, the British Parliament overwhelmingly rejected - for a second time - a Brexit plan worked out by Prime Minister Theresa May..

18 Mar 2019

ICT

Should SA look at a more digitised election process?
Should SA look at a more digitised election process?

With the upcoming elections set to cost hundreds of millions of rands, South Africa needs to look to a future-proof, automated and digitised election process...

By Marius Coetzee 18 Mar 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

Andrew Robertson, president and CEO BBDO Worldwide.
Best of the Best Warc Rankings for 2019 revealed

Warc has released the results of its first-ever 'Best of the Best' global index of excellence, to showcase the best all-round agencies and brands by aggregating results from across all three recently released Warc Rankings - Creative 100, Effective 100 and Media 100...

18 Mar 2019

ICT

Be aware of domain hijacking
Be aware of domain hijacking

Domain names can be stolen, held hostage and used to wreak havoc for a business website owner...

18 Mar 2019

CSI & SUSTAINABILITY

Professor Thuli Madonsela, Law Trust chair of social justice in the Faculty of Law at Stellenbosch University (SU)
Thuli Madonsela leads dialogue on social justice and sustainable economic practices

Today, 18 March 2019, Prof Thuli Madonsela in partnership with the Sustainability Institute's Prof Mark Swilling, will lead expert panel discussions at the first thematic dialogue of Madonsela's Social Justice M-Plan at the Artscape Theatre in Cape Town...

18 Mar 2019

AUTOMOTIVE

Race to AutoTrader SA Car of the Year comes to an end
Race to AutoTrader SA Car of the Year comes to an end

The 2019 AutoTrader South African Car of the Year is now one step closer to revealing which vehicle will take the coveted title...

18 Mar 2019

ICT

Altron appoints new CFO
Altron appoints new CFO

Altron has announced Cedric Miller as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) effective 1 May 2019...

18 Mar 2019

RETAIL

#GlobalRecyclingDay: Coca-Cola's plan to tackle the plastic waste problem in Africa
#GlobalRecyclingDay: Coca-Cola's plan to tackle the plastic waste problem in Africa

In line with its World Without Waste campaign, The Coca-Cola Company is accelerating the collection and recycling of PET plastic bottles across Southern and East Africa...

18 Mar 2019

AGRICULTURE

Skills development summit considers agriculture
Skills development summit considers agriculture

Food and agriculture came under the spotlight in discussions at the Haggai Education and Training Skills Development Summit, held at the CSIR International Convention Centre in Tshwane...

By Deidre Louw 18 Mar 2019

TOURISM

Boeing 737 Max: Air safety, market pressures and cockpit technology
Boeing 737 Max: Air safety, market pressures and cockpit technology

The 737 Max is the best-selling airliner ever. But two have crashed in five months, killing 346, damaging Boeing's future and raising questions about the increasing sophistication of cockpit technology...

By Oihab Allal-Chérif 18 Mar 2019

HR & RECRUITMENT

Keeping your workforce engaged through collaboration, gamification
Keeping your workforce engaged through collaboration, gamification

When researching the benefits that having an engaged workforce can bring to an organisation, more often than not, the same two factors on how to improve this keep arising, these being collaboration and gamification...

By Rob Bothma 18 Mar 2019

CSI & SUSTAINABILITY

Cape Town secures R50m for green job creation, ecological restoration
Cape Town secures R50m for green job creation, ecological restoration

The City of Cape Town has secured R50,4m in funding to create 1,300 green jobs for entry-level job-seekers who will assist the City with the removal of invasive species in local ecosystems...

18 Mar 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

As seen in the Kantar AdReaction Getting Gender Right webinar.
#FairnessFirst: Get gender right in advertising by sidestepping stereotypes

The Kantar insight division's Duncan Southgate, global brand director of media and Jane Ostler, global head of media, recently presented a global webinar session in headline findings from their latest AdReaction study on the challenges of gender-progressive marketing and getting gender right in advertising. Here's what you missed...

By Leigh Andrews 18 Mar 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

#OneShow2019: Jeremy Craigen's judging pick of the day
#OneShow2019: Jeremy Craigen's judging pick of the day

"DNA Discounts" struck a chord with Global CCO of Innocean Worldwide and One Show 2019 Film judge Jeremy Craigen, who selected it as his pick of the day...

15 Mar 2019

RETAIL

#PoY2019: South Africa's favourite consumer products revealed
#PoY2019: South Africa's favourite consumer products revealed

South Africa's most innovative consumer products have been recognised in the 11th annual Product of the Year awards...

15 Mar 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

Radio: You don't care about your listeners
Radio: You don't care about your listeners

Chris Jordan writes about the highlights of asking this important question: does your radio station care about the listeners...

By Chris Jordan 15 Mar 2019

EDUCATION

When academic writing no longer pays, writing stops
When academic writing no longer pays, writing stops

The Copyright Amendment Bill in its current form will undermine the quality of higher education in South Africa...

By Prof Sihawukele Ngubane 15 Mar 2019

HR & RECRUITMENT

Hiring plans remain conservative in Q2 - employment outlook survey
Hiring plans remain conservative in Q2 - employment outlook survey

South African employers report conservative hiring plans for the second quarter of 2019. With 12% of employers expecting to increase payrolls, 6% forecasting a decrease and 80% anticipating no change, once the data is adjusted to allow for seasonal variation the Outlook stands at +5%...

15 Mar 2019

HR & RECRUITMENT

Eight names recommended for SABC board
Eight names recommended for SABC board

Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Communications has adopted a final report that recommends eight candidates to fill the SABC board...

15 Mar 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

Why every brand should focus on organic social media marketing
Why every brand should focus on organic social media marketing

Brian Mechem lists reasons why B2B brands should implement organic social media marketing...

By Brian Mechem 15 Mar 2019

RETAIL

Africa's heightened appeal as a trade and export destination
Africa's heightened appeal as a trade and export destination

Africa is open for business. With average annual growth for sub-Saharan Africa forecast at 8% until 2023, the continent is looking increasingly attractive as a trade and export destination...

15 Mar 2019

TOURISM

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MSC, Fincantieri sign 4 new luxury cruise ships

As per the terms of the agreement, the first of the four ships will be delivered by Spring 2023. The remaining three will come into service one per year over the following three years through 2026...

15 Mar 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

Image source: Gallo/Getty.
Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram suffer global meltdown (and so do their users)

Wednesday night Facebook and its "family of apps" went down for a large number of global users, with many unable to post updates or send messages...

By Shereesa Moodley 15 Mar 2019

AGRICULTURE

Africa takes centre stage at Blue Belt Initiative Conference for sustainable fisheries, aquaculture
Africa takes centre stage at Blue Belt Initiative Conference for sustainable fisheries, aquaculture

Launched in 2016 by Morocco, the initiative provides a unified framework, exploring the emergence of low carbon and low ecological footprint on the ecosystems, in building a sustainable and prosperous fisheries economy...

15 Mar 2019

RETAIL

Garmin is proud to announce the launch of the MARQ Collection
Garmin is proud to announce the launch of the MARQ Collection

Garmin International, Inc. in celebration of its 30th anniversary, has announced the MARQ Collection, a series of connected tool watches of traditional watch manufacturing quality...

Issued by Garmin 15 Mar 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

5 things to know about Schalk Bezuidenhout - this week's star in Trippin With Skhumba
5 things to know about Schalk Bezuidenhout - this week's star in Trippin With Skhumba

Here are five things you should know about two-time Comics' Choice winner Schalk Bezuidenhout, who also won a SAFTA for his supporting role in the kykNET comedy, Hotel...

Issued by Showmax 15 Mar 2019

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