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#CannesLions2019: Outdoor and Out-of-Home (OOH) shortlist
#CannesLions2019: Outdoor and Out-of-Home (OOH) shortlist

The Cannes Lions' Outdoor and Out-of-Home Lions 2019 shortlist has been announced...

22 hours ago

#STGenNext19: ALL THE WINNERS!
#STGenNext19: ALL THE WINNERS!

For the fifth consecutive year Nike was once again awarded as the Uber Cool overall winner at the 15th Sunday Times Generation Next Awards. The global manufacturer was also awarded as the Coolest Clothing Brand, the Coolest Footwear Brand and continues to hold the Coolest Brand Slogan...

1 day ago

Neo Mashigo, chief creative officer (CCO) for M&C Saatchi Group SA as well as founder of I See A Different You, is serving on this year’s Cannes Lions Print & Publication jury.
#CannesLions2019: "Purpose-driven work led by conscious consumerism" - Neo Mashigo

The Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity for 2019 kicks off next week, with winners announced at nightly awards from 17 to 21 June. We caught up with this year's SA contingent of judges for a preview of what to expect. Next up, Neo Mashigo...

By Leigh Andrews 3 days ago

The Cold Room at Canada Goose stores like this one in Short Hills, NJ, US, lets shoppers experience cold temperatures as they try on outerwear. Photo courtesy of Canada Goose.
Strategies for overcoming retail neuroplasticity

A panel of subject matter experts explores the future of the in-store experience, including strategies for neuroplasticity...

By Melissa Campbell 3 days ago

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Engen Pitch & Polish entrepreneur competition calls for entries

Celebrating its tenth anniversary this year, Engen Pitch & Polish, a national entrepreneurial workshop and competition programme are calling on entries...

3 days ago

Calling SMEs: Applications open for CDI Growth Fund
Calling SMEs: Applications open for CDI Growth Fund

A new application round has opened for the R12.8-million CDI Growth Fund to boost SME growth and job creation.

3 days ago

Debbie McIntyre, marketing and research director at Spark Media. Image supplied.
#Roots2019: Brand loyalty is dead

Brands like to think that everyone loves their brand, but the harsh reality is that while they use your brand, they also use everyone else's brands...

By Danette Breitenbach 3 days ago

2019 In Good Company Conference to celebrate 'Art of Business'
2019 In Good Company Conference to celebrate 'Art of Business'

Set for 15 August at the Atterbury Theatre in Pretoria, this year's In Good Company Conference will be celebrating the 'Art of Business'...

3 days ago

Winston Thomas. Supplied by Creative Coffee Week.
Coffee Magazine Awards announces 2019 nominees

The Coffee Magazine Awards (CMA) has announced its 2019 nominees...

3 days ago

Incubator initiative develops growth potential of local entrepreneurial endeavours
Incubator initiative develops growth potential of local entrepreneurial endeavours

Heineken South Africa has announced that 30 entrepreneurs have been selected to participate in the 2019 Orange Corners entrepreneurial programme...

Issued by Heineken South Africa 3 days ago

“All eyes on Kat.”
#BehindTheSelfie with... Kat Sinivasan

This #YouthMonth, as E! celebrates its 15-year anniversary in Africa, we go behind the selfie with E! Africa presenter, Katleho 'Kat' Sinivasan...

By Leigh Andrews 3 days ago

BusinessTech tops South African business rankings
BusinessTech tops South African business rankings

BusinessTech has topped the South African business publication rankings with 3.4 million unique browsers and 7.4 million page views...

Issued by BusinessTech 3 days ago

That special touch
That special touch

These kids had FirstPencil running around, singing songs, dancing jigs, making mud, crawling, climbing and clambering all over the show...

Issued by FirstPencil 3 days ago

What's on offer at the 2019 Bokeh SA International Lifestyle & Fashion Film Fest
What's on offer at the 2019 Bokeh SA International Lifestyle & Fashion Film Fest

The sixth edition of the Bokeh SA International Lifestyle & Fashion Film Festival will be held at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town from 9 to 14 July 2019...

3 days ago

Image source: Gallo/Getty.
TAC Studios to co-produce four new TV series across Africa

The African Channel has partnered with Nigerian, Kenyan, South African and Egyptian production companies to produce four TV series in Africa...

3 days ago

Grand Prix campaign image: Plastic Oceans International.
Warc Awards 2019 announces Effective Content Strategy winners

A campaign by London agency AMV BBDO for Plastic Oceans International has won the Grand Prix and Best Multiplatform Award in the Effective Content Strategy category, the final category to be announced of this year's Warc Awards...

3 days ago

Record readership for MyBroadband
Record readership for MyBroadband

MyBroadband has increased its South African readership to 5.3 million unique monthly browsers, which makes it one of the biggest online publishers in South Africa...

Issued by MyBroadband 3 days ago

How CRM can add measurable value to your brand
How CRM can add measurable value to your brand

Customer relationship marketing also empowers businesses to learn more about who their consumers are and what they want...

By Michael Gullan, Issued by G&G Digital 3 days ago

Assegai time rolls round again
Assegai time rolls round again

Get the recognition you deserve for your excellence in direct marketing. Entries for the 2019 Assegai Awards are now open...

Issued by DMASA 3 days ago

Regine le Roux, managing director of Reputation Matters.
Why ethics and reputation matters in Africa [study]

Regine le Roux of Reputation Matters sums up some of the insights that stood out to her from Apra's recent ethics and reputation research study and elaborates on how we can change the narrative and positively influence the stories that are told about Africa...

By Juanita Pienaar 3 days ago

Brand South Africa partners with the Sunday Times Gen Next in redefining the coolest brands
Brand South Africa partners with the Sunday Times Gen Next in redefining the coolest brands

Ahead of youth day, Brand South Africa, through its Play Your Part programme, has partnered with the Sunday Times' Gen Next to redefine how youth choices influence and drive growth in local brands...

Issued by Brand South Africa 3 days ago

Creative synergies shine a light on Maq
Creative synergies shine a light on Maq

Bliss Brands' Maq Auto TVC has been voted as one of the "best-liked ads" on Kantar's Best Liked Ads' list; a shout-out to South Africa's favourite TV commercials...

Issued by Howard Audio 3 days ago

Growing digital talent
Growing digital talent

Talent is the greatest predictor of a company's success. But what do you do when you can't find the talent you need? You grow it, says Emma Odendaal, digital director at John Brown Media South Africa...

Issued by Dentsu Aegis Network 12 Jun 2019

Nikki Taylor-Garrett, creative director at TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris, serving on this year’s Cannes Lions Brand Experience & Activations jury.
#CannesLions2019: "Cause-related work tackling internet-breaking subjects" - Nikki Taylor-Garrett

The Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity for 2019 kicks off next week, with winners announced at nightly awards from 17 to 21 June. We caught up with this year's SA contingent of judges for a preview of what to expect. Next up, Nikki Taylor-Garrett...

By Leigh Andrews 12 Jun 2019

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Brexit and Africa: How Africa can benefit

Africa can take advantage of the modern 'Scramble for Africa' as Brexit and the ratification of AfCFTA come into play...

By Andrew Skipper 11 Jun 2019

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#OrchidsandOnions - Chicken Licken's clever, amusing SoulSister ads get the nod

And I would rather have seen Shell, as a mark of respect to Nkosikho Mbele, giving its lowly-paid attendants a nice Christmas bonus...

By Brendan Seery 11 Jun 2019

Be wary of recorded conversations
Be wary of recorded conversations

Contrary to popular belief, companies may be within their rights to secretly record conversations with employees and use that information against them in a court of law...

11 Jun 2019

Content Summit 2019 - What is great content marketing?
Content Summit 2019 - What is great content marketing?

This spring saw John Brown Media South Africa host their 2019 Content Summit in Cape Town...

Issued by John Brown 11 Jun 2019

Lights, camera and mind-bending action
Lights, camera and mind-bending action

How visual effects have transformed cinematography...

Issued by Mediatech Africa 11 Jun 2019

Vicinity Media achieves 100% location accuracy in independent audit
Vicinity Media achieves 100% location accuracy in independent audit

At Vicinity Media our location technology and accuracy is our highest priority, so when independent location verification company Location Sciences entered the market, we jumped at the opportunity to have our tech audited...

Issued by Vicinity Media 11 Jun 2019

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GroupM and Kantar move to new office space

GroupM and Kantar recently unveiled their new home, dubbed 'The Base', a Johannesburg-based office that'll host all of its local employees, ushering in an era of collaboration and partnership...

11 Jun 2019

Jonathan Deeb resigns as joint CCO of FCB Joburg
Jonathan Deeb resigns as joint CCO of FCB Joburg

After six years at the helm of the creative department of FCB Joburg, joint CCO Jonathan Deeb has announced his resignation...

Issued by FCB Africa 11 Jun 2019

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