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Is Clover committed to being better in every way? I don't think so
Is Clover committed to being better in every way? I don't think so

I have been watching the Clover blue bottle milk bottle campaign and the outrage it is causing amongst civil society and environmental organisations, activists and concerned citizens...

By Melissa Baird 16 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Lipstick
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Lipstick

Sell Harry Potter to kids and their parents. This didn't seem to be the hardest brief in the world for a young creative, and to make it even easier, the marketing director informed me that we would be able to sell at 10 bucks cheaper than the competitor. What could go wrong?

By Damon Stapleton 17 hours ago

ENERGY & MINING

IPP refinancing project underway to stimulate economy
IPP refinancing project underway to stimulate economy

The Independent Power Producers Office (IPPO) in the Department of Minerals of Mineral Resources and Energy has launched a refinancing initiative for operational independent power producers (IPPs) aimed at stimulating economic growth...

By Nicci Botha 17 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

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Africa's changing times in broadcast media: Embracing platforms to keep up with rising competition

As newer and more innovative technologies change how content is created, distributed and consumed, the entry of global players is threatening the local South African market share and compelling local media organisations to rethink their traditional business models to take up the competition in the global context...

By Roman Magis 17 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

#BehindtheSelfie with... Lee Den Hond, CEO at Blue Platinum Events
#BehindtheSelfie with... Lee Den Hond, CEO at Blue Platinum Events

We go behind the selfie with Lee Den Hond, CEO at Blue Platinum Events and #NedbankIMC2020 speaker...

By Jessica Tennant 18 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

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Is TikTok the next big marketing platform?

TikTok is a rapidly growing social media site. Launched in 2016, it now boasts over 500 million active users across the world...

By Ron Stefanski 19 hours ago

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

One-On-One with Teambix
One-On-One with Teambix

We know about platforms that allow people or organisations to hire tech talent on-demand and on a freelance basis. Teambix has introduced a unique twist to this well-known business model...

By Papama Nyati 19 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

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Small businesses can still thrive amid the pandemic

Although digital marketing has always been the epitome of success in most companies, it has never been more important in running a business than it is now...

By Nthabiseng Dube 20 hours ago

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

#StartupStory: Need legal advice? Get Law
#StartupStory: Need legal advice? Get Law

Ya'eesh Cader together with his brother made use of the nationwide lockdown to enable, rather than disable their online legal platform, Get Law...

By Evan-Lee Courie 23 hours ago

LEGAL

#BizUnity: Pro bono behind the scenes on the National Ventilator Project
#BizUnity: Pro bono behind the scenes on the National Ventilator Project

As doctors, nurses and other hospital staff work tirelessly on the frontlines of the war against Covid-19, R&D teams and legal experts band together to aid the fight in their own way as they offer their skills on the National Ventilator Project...

By Shan Radcliffe 1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

#ACACaresCovid19: The creative value chain, procurement and marketing working towards common goals
#ACACaresCovid19: The creative value chain, procurement and marketing working towards common goals

Gareth Leck, group chief executive officer and co-founding partner of Joe Public United, Mpume Ngobese, managing director at Joe Public Connect and Khensani Nobanda, group executive: marketing and corporate affairs at Nedbank discuss the creative value chain, procurement and marketing working towards common goals...

By Jessica Tennant 1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

#OrchidsandOnions: Taking it to the nines
#OrchidsandOnions: Taking it to the nines

Marketing ploy: An extra piece of pizza makes Dark Kitchen stand out and a milk brand's new blue packaging makes its campaign turn sour...

By Brendan Seery 1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

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Disinformation defences

Forensic cybersecurity is a business imperative for content producers says Howard Plaatjes, CEO of AYO Technology Solutions...

By Howard Plaatjes 1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

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The importance of crisis communication

Covid-19 is a global health crisis that has highlighted the need for clear and regular communication by all types of organisations, including business...

By Dan Moyane 1 day ago

AUTOMOTIVE

The BMW X5M and X6M Competition unveiled
The BMW X5M and X6M Competition unveiled

After more than 100 days since attending an actual motor launch, heading out to Zwartkops raceway to test drive the BMW X5M Competition and X6 M Competition models was almost surreal...

By Naresh Maharaj 1 day ago

LIFESTYLE

#BizUnity: Crowdsourcing campaign launched for 2020 National Arts Festival featured artist Madosini
#BizUnity: Crowdsourcing campaign launched for 2020 National Arts Festival featured artist Madosini

Multi-award-winning indigenous musician and the 2020 National Arts Festival featured artist Madosini Latozi Mpahleni is currently in poor health and living in difficult living conditions in Langa. Due to the urgency of the situation Rootspring, a Cape Town-based NPO, launched a crowdfunding campaign to help build her a better home in the Eastern Cape...

By Ruth Cooper 2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

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The missing link between PR and criminal theory

Criminal theory could help you choose the PR company that's right for you...

By Hayley van der Woude 2 days ago

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

#StartupStory: Sorbet Group founder launches The Hatch Institute
#StartupStory: Sorbet Group founder launches The Hatch Institute

Despite the uncertainty, business closures and economic decline caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, Ian Fuhr launched The Hatch Institute - a personal and business leadership coaching company...

By Evan-Lee Courie 2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

"It's time to de-advertise advertising" - Sarah Browning-de Villiers, introducing StoryStackr
"It's time to de-advertise advertising" - Sarah Browning-de Villiers, introducing StoryStackr

Since winning Sanlam Group's internal communications business effective February 2020, Machine agency's content marketing division has been hard at work reimagining the Group's internal communications content strategy with its communications team...

By Jessica Tennant 2 days ago

TOURISM

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What the travel trends of yesterday mean for the future of travel

We are travelling more, and younger and younger generations are now setting out to see the world and there is an ever-increasing desire by travellers to venture further and further...

By Guy Stehlik 2 days ago

HEALTHCARE

Clarina de Freitas
#SurvivorStories: Don't take anything for granted

In our #SurvivorStories series, we put a face to Covid-19 by sharing the stories of people who have fought the virus and come out the other side. Bizcommunity's very own, Clarina de Freitas, talks us through her journey in this first installment...

By Nicci Botha 2 days ago

CSI & SUSTAINABILITY

#BizUnity: How UCook's paying it forward as partners feel the pinch
#BizUnity: How UCook's paying it forward as partners feel the pinch

'Together apart' has been the global rallying call as humanity unites in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, and UCook, through a number of its initiatives, has stepped up in answer...

By Sindy Peters 10 Jul 2020

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Shilpa Mehta of EO talks Covid-19, women entrepreneurship and GBV
Shilpa Mehta of EO talks Covid-19, women entrepreneurship and GBV

"Women shouldn't shy away from leadership, especially during tough economic times such as these," says Shilpa Mehta, the newly elected first female president of The Entrepreneurs' Organisation Durban Chapter (EO)...

By Evan-Lee Courie 10 Jul 2020

RETAIL

It would be a grave mistake to order your coffin too late
It would be a grave mistake to order your coffin too late

Because 2020 wasn't weird enough, South Africans are apparently now able to purchase coffins on Takealot...

By Howard Feldman 9 Jul 2020

FINANCE

Tarryn Sankar, head of listed credit, Futuregrowth
Interconnectiveness sets the tone of post-Covid responsible investment

What started off as a public health crisis in the form of Covid-19 is really started to bear down as a significant economic crisis...

By Nicci Botha 9 Jul 2020

MARKETING & MEDIA

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Why PR is an essential service in rebuilding your business

With the lockdown regulations being eased, many businesses are reopening their doors after weeks of closure. With businesses slowly going back to their routine, and restructuring. As a public relations professional, I that most businesses will neglect their need for PR and the significant role it will play on growing their business...

By Mkhuseli Vangile 9 Jul 2020

MARKETING & MEDIA

#OrchidsandOnions: Campaign on the money
#OrchidsandOnions: Campaign on the money

Gumtree: ads are perfect marriage of emotion and common sense; Nedbank: slammed on social media for card collection order for elderly client...

By Brendan Seery 9 Jul 2020

RETAIL

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Rethinking retail: A new e-commerce era has arrived

The social and economic implications of the lockdown have forced businesses to rethink their sales strategies in order to stay afloat and meet shifting consumer demands...

By Wayne Flemming 9 Jul 2020

AUTOMOTIVE

Inspiring excellence when we need it most
Inspiring excellence when we need it most

It's often that during challenging times, the hardest work, longest hours and extra effort are put into a job, a task or a project. It's also during these times that great performance needs to be recognised...

By Trevor Hill 9 Jul 2020

MARKETING & MEDIA

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How has the global Covid-19 pandemic impacted online behaviour?

Covid-19 has had a significant impact on the average consumer. In this digital age, it's absolutely essential for businesses to have an online presence...

By Lesley-Ann Rozanski 9 Jul 2020

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