The adoption continues for the .africa (dotAfrica) geographic Top Level Domain (gLTD) as Africa's biggest multi-industry website, Bizcommunity, announced the launch of its dotAfrica website...
dotAfrica 9 Apr 2019
Bizcommunity is proud to announce the launch of BIZ | Daily - a daily top story round-up, curated from across 18 industry sectors by most impressions and social media shares...
Bizcommunity.com 8 Apr 2019
Bizcommunity, the wholly independently owned media brand made in Africa for Africa, is proud to announce the launch of the Bizcommunity.africa domain...
Bizcommunity.com 2 Apr 2019
Jessica Tennant interviews Peter DeBenedictis, chief marketing officer for Microsoft in the Middle East and Africa on his recent business trip to South Africa...
Jessica Tennant 5 Feb 2019
More and more African consumers are coming online and their commercial habits are evolving faster than any other demographic in the world...
25 Jan 2019
Sales heavyweight Gareth Thomas will be heading up the EMEA region for OnePlace as regional vice president of sales to spearhead growth plans...
3 Sep 2018
The 2018 edition of Africa's customer experience summit, CEM Africa, will focus on return on investment as the African CX market matures and investment increases...
14 Jun 2018
In business, your company needs to get as deep into the minds and interaction habits of your customers as possible. Too often, however, the single view of the customer is viewed as unattainable, a marketing smokescreen that can obscure business strategy and confuse communication efforts...
Wynand Smit 14 Jun 2018
Rainmaker's Vista.360 virtual tours were viewed by more than three million potential guests focused on Namibia as a destination in December 2017...
9 Feb 2018
CNN has appointed an EMEA content sales lead to work with broadcast and digital partners...
29 Jan 2018
The role of the media sales professional is changing rapidly...
31 May 2016
Branded consumer products group AVI is targeting a good year for grocery and personal care sales in African countries, after improving its distribution channels in several export markets...
Nick Hedley 9 Sep 2014
When MPs discussed the Report on Alcohol Abuse in Namibia late last week, Republican Party MP, Clara Gowases, called for a ban on the advertising of alcoholic beverages, reports Mathia Haufiku...
15 Jul 2014
RIXEYVILLE, US: The direct sales industry has changed very little over the last few decades, incorporating new technologies as they have developed, rather than evolving their business practices to capitalise further on existing markets.
Henry Buell 20 Jun 2014
Rule number one when it comes to planning a campaign, has to be defining very specific targets and how these targets will be measured. Driving sales and improving brand awareness are pretty much always the goal, but what exactly does success look like?
Natasha McClymont 31 Jul 2013
E-commerce in Africa has grown dramatically over the past year, says Robin Philip of payment services provider PayGate, and is now in a position to support the massive consumer boom that's happening across the continent.
2 Jul 2013
Recently, I finished reading a book written by one of the "Housewives of New York", Carole Razdiwill. Don't judge me, I love watching these shows. It's one of my guilty pleasures. Contrary to popular perception, this book is excellently written, riveting and it takes you on a journey that is both intriguing and sad. The author is the widow of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis' nephew.
Monika D'Agostino 4 May 2013
Although their transition to middle class status has been fairly rapid, African consumers have embraced new mobile technologies that keep them informed of the growing array of brands, products and services. These, however, are not always easily available to them.
4 Apr 2013
Barclays recently released the results of a survey that questioned retailers on their attitudes towards international expansion. While, for now, the USA and China remain firm favourites for British retailers, the island's brands see Africa as the retail growth story of the next decade.
3 Apr 2013
The year 2013 for most brands, especially the ones coping with saturated markets in developed countries, will be a decisive one. Incorporating Africa into their corporate brand strategy, if they haven't done so, will be the better part of valour, so to speak.
Obaika Consulting Team 31 Jan 2013
No, the concepts of "tribalism", "gamification" and "engagement" aren't a promo for the latest computer game, but are in fact the trends that will characterise the way companies and consumers interact in 2013. The branding industry is constantly developing and. while the following trends are evolutions rather than dynamic, short-term changes, we believe there are 10 areas that will define the brandscape over the next year.
HKLM Exco Team 31 Jan 2013
As 2013 commences, afro-pessimism seems to cede to afro-optimism. There is a global consensus: Africa is poised for a great future. What will be the impact of Africa's growth on our industry? What will be the major trends of the year? In the business world, predicting the future is a crucial exercise.
Nandkishor Buty 30 Jan 2013
Microsoft has announced the opening of 21 web stores for apps and games across several African countries.
18 Dec 2012