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Navigating growth in a Covid-19 world: Understanding shifts and preparing for growth in uncertain times
Navigating growth in a Covid-19 world: Understanding shifts and preparing for growth in uncertain times

At Kantar, we've identified six key shifts to shape the response of brands and businesses during the Covid-19 crisis.

By Lynne Gordon 20 hours ago

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Survey proves radio remains a beacon of hope amid the chaos

Jacaranda FM and East Coast Radio have commissioned a survey on listener attitudes and habits during the coronavirus crisis, which has proven that radio remains one of the strongest mediums amid the global pandemic...

20 hours ago

Grey Africa welcomes Khanya Sijaji as new creative director
Grey Africa welcomes Khanya Sijaji as new creative director

On behalf of WPP Liquid, the team at Grey Africa is excited to announce the appointment of Khanya Sijaji as the new creative director at WPP's agency for Distell, Team Liquid...

Issued by Grey 26 Mar 2020

Watch: Pick n Pay discourages panic buying in song with top SA artists
Watch: Pick n Pay discourages panic buying in song with top SA artists

Pick n Pay has released a song featuring some of South Africa's most popular artists, to encourage consumers to shop responsibly during the Covid-19 lockdown...

25 Mar 2020

#Covid-19: Bizcommunity takes business virtual, as usual
#Covid-19: Bizcommunity takes business virtual, as usual

Bizcommunity has always been the place where virtual business gets done and is fully set up to seamlessly enable your business communications through the 21-day national lockdown, starting at midnight on 26 March 2020...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 25 Mar 2020

Challenger Type - The Next Generation
Challenger Type - The Next Generation

Naked is a new generation of car and home insurance that challenges the fundamental model and accepted convention in short-term insurance that expounds 'company profit is dependent on claims'...

Issued by eatbigfish 25 Mar 2020

Howard Audio offers uninterrupted workflow during Covid-19 lockdown
Howard Audio offers uninterrupted workflow during Covid-19 lockdown

Howard Audio extends their best wishes to all their clients and friends as South Africa prepares to lockdown for the next 21 days. Let's all stand united at this crucial time...

Issued by Howard Audio 25 Mar 2020

Red & Yellow's new education event goes digital and for free
Red & Yellow's new education event goes digital and for free

The world is facing a pandemic and everyone's had to adapt. As such, Red & Yellow's Gearing Schools for The Unpredictable Future will be streamed, online, for all to "attend". The event will take place on 8 April, 3.30 - 5.45pm...

Issued by Red & Yellow 25 Mar 2020

To be human. Don't worry there's a happy ending
To be human. Don't worry there's a happy ending

Opinion | Damon Stapleton's take on what it means to be human...

By Damon Stapleton 25 Mar 2020

What people really get up to in self-isolation
What people really get up to in self-isolation

We used enhanced visual analytics to take a look at trends from social media, and get a better view of how people are responding to COVID-19...

By Izzy Pugh, Issued by Kantar 25 Mar 2020

Coronavirus-led changes in consumer behaviour
Coronavirus-led changes in consumer behaviour

With the national lockdown looming, many South Africans have resorted to stockpiling essential supplies. This panic-driven behaviour is aligned with global consumer behaviour trends...

25 Mar 2020

#BehindtheSelfie with... Shorn Khumalo, co-founder, director and head of PR at The Client Media
#BehindtheSelfie with... Shorn Khumalo, co-founder, director and head of PR at The Client Media

This week, we go behind the selfie with Shorn Khumalo, co-founder, director and head of PR at The Client Media...

By Jessica Tennant 25 Mar 2020

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The Radio Awards announces finalists for special categories

Listener's Choice and Station Manager's Choice finalists along with Bright Star and Hall of Fame inductees announced for The Radio Awards 2020...

25 Mar 2020

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When the term 'crunch time' means more than something in our industry

As per usual (now), it's expected to kick off a content piece like this with, 'we are seeing the effects of the Covid-19 epidemic', etc...

By Sonja Bezuidenhout 25 Mar 2020

The East Coast Radio Big Walk 2020 is postponed
The East Coast Radio Big Walk 2020 is postponed

In light of the honourable President Ramaphosa's 'State of Disaster' announcement banning all large public gatherings the decision has been made to postpone one of KZN's most loved walking events, The East Coast Radio Big Walk...

Issued by East Coast Radio 25 Mar 2020

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Lockdown: why the media provides a critical service in times of crisis

In a time of crisis, the first casualty is accurate, useful and usable information. News offers a service to all South Africans that has never been so important...

By Gayle Edmunds 25 Mar 2020

Audi ad transcends brands
Audi ad transcends brands

I am not going to call this column "advertising in the time of coronavirus" because I will personally try to drown in hand sanitiser the next person who uses the by now cliched phrase stolen from Gabriel Garcia Marquez's Love in the Time of Cholera...

By Brendan Seery 25 Mar 2020

#AfricanAdShowcase: Rewrite the rules and build a safe society
#AfricanAdShowcase: Rewrite the rules and build a safe society

HeForShe and Standard Bank's 'Rewrite The Rules' commercial by VMLY&R South Africa navigates the topics of gender-based-violence, equality and women's safety in a creative way while adding context.

25 Mar 2020

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The business of brand

Johnny Johnson from TowerStone Leadership Centre discusses stakeholder capitalism which was a hot topic in Davos recently, and how it relates to brand strategy and communication...

By Johnny Johnson 25 Mar 2020

Get to know your audience with real 1st party location data
Get to know your audience with real 1st party location data

Vicinity Media's Visualiser surfaces critical key insights leading to better targeting, audience profiling for clients and allows Vicinity's team of location experts to ensure campaign objectives are always exceeded...

Issued by Vicinity Media 25 Mar 2020

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The Age of Algorithms: How to outsmart the system

Algorithms are often considered as the holy grail of effectiveness in action, but how can brands benefit from a principle so scripted on platforms so agile and emotionally-driven?...

By Zubeida Goolam 25 Mar 2020

Who's who of African arts, media, business and government define new narrative for Africa at Africa No Filter 2020
Who's who of African arts, media, business and government define new narrative for Africa at Africa No Filter 2020

Graca Machel challenges Africans to define their narrative at Africa No Filter...

Issued by DNA Brand Architects 25 Mar 2020

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#Covid19: Brands get creative promoting social distancing

Many brands around the world are helping to spread the word and encouraging people to stay home to help curb the spread of the coronavirus...

24 Mar 2020

Global e-retail transaction values to exceed $4tn by 2024
Global e-retail transaction values to exceed $4tn by 2024

E-retail transaction values will reach $4.8tn by 2024, up from $3.3 trillion in 2020, according to a new report from Juniper Research...

24 Mar 2020

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SA's alcohol industry pledges 40k litres of pure alcohol for sanitiser production

The SA Liquor Brandowners Association, the Beer Association of South Africa and Vinpro have collectively committed to donate 40,000 litres of pure alcohol for the production of sanitisers...

24 Mar 2020

Should you be advertising at the moment... and what sort of content should you be putting out?
Should you be advertising at the moment... and what sort of content should you be putting out?

Should I be advertising now or should I be pulling my spend?

By Daren Poole, Issued by Kantar 24 Mar 2020

Experiential marketing in Covid-19 era
Experiential marketing in Covid-19 era

Coronavirus affecting brands and marketing industry - how to stay relevant...

Issued by Offlimit Communications 24 Mar 2020

Statement from Sekunjalo Investment Holdings
Statement from Sekunjalo Investment Holdings

PIC Report-Sekunjalo: No adverse findings against Sekunjalo, Dr Iqbal Survé or any company that Sekunjalo has invested in...

Issued by Independent Media 24 Mar 2020

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Why Covid-19 is driving creativity

As the old showbiz saying goes, "the show must go on" and for certain artists, brands, awards, and organisations, it certainly has. Here are some insanely creative highlights that are inspiring Monare Matema from DNA Brand Architects to keep the show going...

By Monare Matema 23 Mar 2020

Influencer marketing during coronavirus: Guidelines and SWOT
Influencer marketing during coronavirus: Guidelines and SWOT

Some things will change due to crisis management during coronavirus, but the following guidelines are nevertheless true at all times...

Issued by R-Squared SA 23 Mar 2020

Covid-19: With stringent procedures in place, successful services held
Covid-19: With stringent procedures in place, successful services held

On Sunday 22 March 2020, one week after South Africa was placed in a state of national disaster because of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Universal Church of the Kingdom of God held a national day of prayer and fasting...

Issued by Universal Church of the Kingdom of God 23 Mar 2020

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How safe is your brand in the hands of a remote workforce?

Having invested significantly into their brands for years, companies need to put the best interests of their employees and customers at heart but not at the detriment of their brands...

By Paula Sartini 23 Mar 2020

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