No booze in our hot cross buns, says Checkers
No booze in our hot cross buns, says Checkers

Checkers hot cross buns have garnered extra attention on social media following the release of a video in which a false-positive breathalyser reading was recorded for a police officer.

6 hours ago

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MMA SA announces 2019 board, strategic partners

The Mobile Marketing Association South Africa (MMA SA) has announced the 14 new board members and strategic partners who will lead the delivery of the MMA SA's future development.

1 day ago

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#OrchidsandOnions: Thanks for the laugh, Ogilvy

How difficult is it, Google and Sportsman's Warehouse, to divine that I could get actively annoyed by ads for something I've already bought?

By Brendan Seery 2 days ago

#WTMA19: Keith Jenkins on what travel influencers are getting right and wrong
#WTMA19: Keith Jenkins on what travel influencers are getting right and wrong

Marketing influencers in the travel industry are either executing their content mind-blowingly well or mind-bogglingly bad. This is according to iambassador founder and CEO Keith Jenkins who recently unpacked the impact of marketing influencers in the travel industry at the World Travel Market Africa in Cape Town.

By Maroefah Smith 3 days ago

#Prisms2019: ALL THE WINNERS!
#Prisms2019: ALL THE WINNERS!

The 22nd Prism Awards, celebrating excellence in the public relations and communication industry were held at The Capital on The Park in Sandton, Johannesburg on 14 April.

3 days ago

#LibertyRadioAwards: ALL THE WINNERS!
#LibertyRadioAwards: ALL THE WINNERS!

The Liberty Radio Awards has honoured the top performers of the South African radio industry at a gala banquet held in Sandton earlier tonight.

13 Apr 2019

Macy's new creative in-store retail concept, Story
Macy's new creative in-store retail concept, Story

NEW YORK, United States - Macy's new Instagram-friendly retail concept shop, Story, has launched in 36 stores across the United States. The narrative-driven space opened with 'Colour' as its inaugural theme, inviting customers to explore and experience colour through a rainbow of curated, giftable products and more than 300 colour-inspired events.

12 Apr 2019

Of this picture, Van Wyk says: "I don’t believe in heroes. I do, however, believe in exceptional people. In 2012 I met adv. Thuli Madonsela, then Public Protector, for the first time."
#Bookmarks2019: Pauli Van Wyk on why you don't just walk into a job as "investigative journalist"

As an investigative journalist for the Daily Maverick, Pauli van Wyk's career has been more interesting than most - in addition to helping break the #GuptaLeaks, she's carried wood in Nkandla, hitched a ride in a Netcare 911 medical helicopter and met the likes of Virgin boss Richard Branson and Hollywood actor Christian Slater, as well as former public protector Thuli Madonsela and EFF president Julius Malema - no sweat, it's all part of the job. Here, the IAB SA's Bookmarks Awards 2019's inaugural Best Online Journalist Black Pixel-winner talks us through what it takes to do this on a daily basis.

By Leigh Andrews 12 Apr 2019

#StartupStory: iHappify, the new business on the block
#StartupStory: iHappify, the new business on the block

The first quarter of 2019 has seen new business development in an uncategorised industry of making people happy. The happiness inspired iHappify to announce their introduction to the public space and to the business sector.

By Evan-Lee Courie 12 Apr 2019

#OneShow2019: All the SA finalists!
#OneShow2019: All the SA finalists!

Finalists of this year's One Show Awards have been revealed with South African work featuring strongly across the board.

11 Apr 2019

#Prisms2019: Meet young judge Makoma Maponya
#Prisms2019: Meet young judge Makoma Maponya

In the run-up to the 22nd Prism Awards taking place on Sunday, 14 April, we chatted to this year's cohort of young judges about their fresh approach to the judging process.

By Jessica Tennant 11 Apr 2019

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Bank customer loyalty eroded by vanilla offerings

Core banking products are largely undifferentiated across the various brands, resulting in customers who are becoming increasingly multi-banked, as they search for an institution that satisfies all their functional and service requirements.

11 Apr 2019

#CNILux: Global luxury industry shifts gaze to Africa
#CNILux: Global luxury industry shifts gaze to Africa

The fifth annual Condé Nast International (CNI) Luxury Conference kicked off in Cape Town yesterday, bringing some of the biggest names in global luxury to African soil - from Gucci, Pucci and Tiffany & Co., to Estée Lauder Companies, Salvatore Ferragamo and Naomi Campbell herself.

By Lauren Hartzenberg 11 Apr 2019