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Global survey reveals micro-businesses remain optimistic
Global survey reveals micro-businesses remain optimisticArticle

The GoDaddy Global Entrepreneurship Survey, which looks at how the Covid-19 pandemic has impacted the world's smallest businesses, has been released...

3 days ago

#MEX20 closes with multi-Grammy-winning composer Rachel Z
#MEX20 closes with multi-Grammy-winning composer Rachel ZArticle

Two-time Grammy winner, Rachel Z will close the annual Music Exchange conference on Sunday, 20 September at 12pm on the Ticketpro platform...

Martin Myers 16 Sep 2020

#Newsmaker: Fara Naomi Macias, new head of marketing at GC Aesthetics
#Newsmaker: Fara Naomi Macias, new head of marketing at GC AestheticsArticle

With her experience in the aesthetic business in the last eight years Fara Naomi Macias has been able to deliver tremendous results by launching the GCA brand in Mexico in 2014 with distributor Grupo Venta Internacional. Here, Macias shares with us more about her career journey and what it took to get to where she is today...

Juanita Pienaar 16 Sep 2020

3 wellness destinations to visit this year
3 wellness destinations to visit this yearArticle

In this article, we will discuss affordable wellness destinations in South Africa, North Africa and the United States...

Issued by Monetary Library 15 Sep 2020

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D&AD Awards 2020: 4 Black Pencils awarded to groundbreaking workArticle

The 58th D&AD Awards Ceremony took place virtually last night where 4 Back Pencils were awarded and South Africa ranked 22nd in the country rankings...

11 Sep 2020

Charles and Arthur Goldstuck to open #MEX20
Charles and Arthur Goldstuck to open #MEX20Article

This 10th edition of Music Exchange (#MEX20) will be opened by Charles and Arthur Goldstuck. The entertainment-economy-invested conference runs from 10-20 September...

7 Sep 2020

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IATA calls on governments to reopen borders and sustain airline relief measuresArticle

"What is killing aviation is the fact that governments are not managing the risks of opening borders. Instead, they are keeping global mobility effectively in lockdown. And if this continues, the damage to global connectivity could become irreparable..."

1 Sep 2020

Banks and beer top the 2020 BrandZ™ Most Valuable South African Brands
Banks and beer top the 2020 BrandZ™ Most Valuable South African BrandsArticle

First National Bank (FNB) has been named as South Africa's most valuable brand for the first time, in the BrandZ Top 30 Most Valuable South African Brands ranking, released today by WPP and Kantar...

Issued by Kantar 1 Sep 2020

#MEX20: Music Exchange celebrates 10th year with 10 speakers in 10 days
#MEX20: Music Exchange celebrates 10th year with 10 speakers in 10 daysArticle

Music Exchange is being held for the 10th year in 2020 and to celebrate, the entertainment-economy-invested conference is set to showcase 10 speakers in 10 days from 10 to 20 September 2020...

31 Aug 2020

Marketers in Latam estimate a period of less than 6 months for the recovery of advertising investment
Marketers in Latam estimate a period of less than 6 months for the recovery of advertising investmentArticle

85% of marketers declare that they have reduced their investment in advertising since the start of the crisis caused by Covid-19, mainly in durable consumption goods, government and NGOs...

Johanna McDowell 27 Aug 2020

GoDriveIn Roadhouse to open in Cape Town in September
GoDriveIn Roadhouse to open in Cape Town in SeptemberArticle

The GoDriveIn Roadhouse is set to spark a retro revival in the mother city when it opens at 346B Victoria Road in Salt River on 1 September 2020...

27 Aug 2020

Geographical indications: Are they on the map in South Africa?
Geographical indications: Are they on the map in South Africa?Article

A geographical indication is defined in the TRIPS Agreement as an indicator that identifies a particular product as originating from a particular region or locality...

Nicole Haworth 26 Aug 2020

Communities protest drilling
Organisations object to offshore oil and gas drillingArticle

Environmental organisations have called for a stop to all offshore oil and gas drilling, citing the lack of adequate public participation, and the potentially significant impact of drilling on the environment and local communities...

24 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: Tugba Abadan, head of Africa at Paxful, finds success in the crypto space
#WomensMonth: Tugba Abadan, head of Africa at Paxful, finds success in the crypto spaceArticle

As one of Paxful's brightest young leaders, Tugba Abadan is helping the global next-generation peer-to-peer (P2P) Bitcoin marketplace bring financial inclusion to the underbanked and unbanked...

Evan-Lee Courie 20 Aug 2020

Zola Nene teaches Gordon Ramsay the art of isiZulu cooking in KwaZulu-Natal
Zola Nene teaches Gordon Ramsay the art of isiZulu cooking in KwaZulu-NatalArticle

Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted season two premiere with South African episode on 26 August at 9pm on National Geographic...

Issued by Fox Networks Group 19 Aug 2020

Encounters Doccie Fest announces this year's short film lineup
Encounters Doccie Fest announces this year's short film lineupArticle

The Encounters South African International Documentary Festival has announced the list of short films that will screen this year...

7 Aug 2020

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Agency Scope Insights: In Colombia, marketers invest 35% of their communication budget on digitalArticle

Marketing and advertising consultancy Scopen presents the fourth edition of the Agency Scope Colombia 2020/21...

31 Jul 2020

A fifth of Gen-Z de-activate social media to combat issues of being online
A fifth of Gen-Z de-activate social media to combat issues of being onlineArticle

The latest Digital Society Index (DSI) survey, by global media, digital and creative communications agency Dentsu Aegis Network, reveals how 18-24 year olds (Gen-Z) are taking it upon themselves to reduce their online activity...

Issued by Dentsu Aegis Network 24 Jul 2020

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New technologies mean states must reconsider what 'reproductive rights' areArticle

A number of technological advances have revolutionised human reproduction in the past few decades. One example is in vitro fertilisation (IVF), the process of fertilising a woman's eggs with a man's sperm in the laboratory...

Bonginkosi Shozi 23 Jul 2020

South Africans are the world's hardest but unhappiest workers
South Africans are the world's hardest but unhappiest workersArticle

Many of us have stayed late at work to meet a tight deadline or finish a large project - but would we work frequent unpaid hours? Here, we'll take a look at data regarding which countries work the most overtime comparing with world happiness statistics...

Lucy Desai 22 Jul 2020

Re-connecting in a crisis: Global study reveals that Covid-19 has led to more positive relationship with technology
Re-connecting in a crisis: Global study reveals that Covid-19 has led to more positive relationship with technologyArticle

The latest edition of the Digital Society Index (DSI) survey by global marketing agency Dentsu Aegis Network has launched today. The study highlights how, during the Covid-19 pandemic, we have entered a new period of 'tech-love'...

Issued by Dentsu Aegis Network 10 Jul 2020

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Global poultry production to reach 137m tonnes in 2020Article

The countries with the highest volumes of poultry consumption in 2019 were China, the U.S. and Brazil, with a combined 40% share of global consumption...

10 Jul 2020

Supporting manufacturers through a time of change
Supporting manufacturers through a time of changeArticle

Manufacturing is a key driver of job creation and national economies in general. But a component of manufacturing that is often taken for granted is supply chains...

Christopher Veerasamy 6 Jul 2020

Agile global supply chains: Supporting manufacturers through a time of change
Agile global supply chains: Supporting manufacturers through a time of changeArticle

Manufacturing is a key driver of job creation and national economies in general. But a component of manufacturing that is often taken for granted is supply chains...

Christopher Veerasamy 2 Jul 2020

2020 BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Ranking reveals growing power and influence of technology
2020 BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Ranking reveals growing power and influence of technologyArticle

The world's most valuable brands have seen their total brand value increase by 5.9% despite the economic, social and personal impacts of Covid-19, according to the 2020 BrandZTM Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands ranking released today by WPP and Kantar...

Issued by Kantar 30 Jun 2020

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Brands may support Black Lives Matter, but advertising still needs to decoloniseArticle

But even though brands are stepping up and making statements, the broader industries behind these messages also need interrogating. Decolonisation, for example, is rarely discussed in my field, advertising - and it needs to be...

Carl W Jones 29 Jun 2020

Paymenow to join Catalyst Fund accelerator program
Paymenow to join Catalyst Fund accelerator programArticle

Paymenow, a fintech startup based in Cape Town has been accepted into Catalyst Fund, a global inclusive fintech accelerator...

23 Jun 2020

Digital growth consultant at Google Africa, Sashin Pillay.
#YouthMonth: Brands need to reverse-engineer the way they think about marketingArticle

Digital growth consultant at Google Africa, Sashin Pillay tells us more about some of the highlights of his young career and shares his views on what is key for brands to keep in mind when marketing to the youth...

Juanita Pienaar 23 Jun 2020

Anheuser-Busch InBev's internal agency - draftLine - eliminates manual processes with Deltek WorkBook
Anheuser-Busch InBev's internal agency - draftLine - eliminates manual processes with Deltek WorkBookArticle

Silversoft is pleased to announce that draftLine has chosen Deltek WorkBook, a best of suite agency platform, to align its teams and increase agility and productivity...

Issued by Silversoft 23 Jun 2020

WINA Festival announces 2020 winners!
WINA Festival announces 2020 winners!Article

South African creative advertising agency, Kilmer & Cruise bags a Bronze in the Better World category (Causes) and a Silver in the Effectiveness category (Public Services) at the WINA Festival for their Children's Hospital Trust - Election Takeover campaign...

19 Jun 2020

Watch: Creative leaders on the importance of advertising in economic recovery
Watch: Creative leaders on the importance of advertising in economic recoveryVideo

The World Independent Advertising Awards (WINA), has released a video clip explaining how advertising can play an integral role in reviving economies post Covid-19. The video features 26 creative leaders from five continents who share the values of advertising to the economy. The judges and participants in the video are from various countries, including Germany, Colombia, Thailand, Mexico, Portugal, South Africa, and the WINA team. Watch the video below:

9 Jun 2020

INMA announces Global Media Awards winners, Volt Africa wins Best of Show
INMA announces Global Media Awards winners, Volt Africa wins Best of ShowArticle

The International News Media Association today announced first-place winners in its 2020 Global Media Awards competition, with Volt Africa the Best of Show winner for Africa...

2 Jun 2020

Covid-19 swings the spotlight back onto emerging countries' debt
Covid-19 swings the spotlight back onto emerging countries' debtArticle

While the focus so far has been mainly on China, Europe and the United States, the consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic are likely to be even more severe for emerging economies...

1 Jun 2020

The best vanilla in the world (revealed)
The best vanilla in the world (revealed)Article

The best vanilla depends on your taste preference and what you are baking or cooking. Different vanilla beans exude different flavour, depending on where they are grown and how they are processed...

Issued by SA Shares 28 May 2020

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A moment of reckoning for businessArticle

As the Covid-19 pandemic disrupts lives and damages economies, society is looking to big business for leadership and solutions. So far, however, the private sector has not lived up to expectations, Edelman's most recent Trust Barometer data shows...

Jordan Rittenberry 21 May 2020

Overview of global lemon market
Overview of global lemon marketArticle

Argentina and South Africa, the two countries responsible for most of the exports to the European market, have already started. The favourable prices in Europe and an early start to the season provide an excellent opportunity for these countries...

20 May 2020

CFOs are optimistic they can keep their customers and employees safe
CFOs are optimistic they can keep their customers and employees safeArticle

As Covid-19 restrictions continue to slowly lift in some countries while others remain in lockdown, finance leaders are confident about their companies' ability to reopen safely...

18 May 2020

Global Young Ones Student Awards 2020: SA wins one Gold and one Bronze
Global Young Ones Student Awards 2020: SA wins one Gold and one BronzeArticle

Students from the Stellenbosch Academy of Design and Photography won Gold and Bronze at this year's The One Club for Creativity's global Young Ones Student Awards...

13 May 2020

How to take advantage of global online sales during lockdown with Aramex Global Shopper
How to take advantage of global online sales during lockdown with Aramex Global ShopperArticle

Aramex South Africa manager of e-commerce services Mark Mahoney explains how the company is offering access to massive global online sales and providing special offers to customers using the www.aramexglobalshopper.com service during lockdown level four...

Issued by Aramex 11 May 2020

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How does a destination recover from Covid-19?Article

This is not the time to sell, but an opportunity to report: openly and honestly, like a letter from home...

Sofia Panayiotaki 5 May 2020

Agency Scope Insights: Marketing spend per platform and who takes the lead - the latest view
Agency Scope Insights: Marketing spend per platform and who takes the lead - the latest viewArticle

The chart below details what the average investment in marketing communications is as a percentage of the client company's turnover...

Johanna McDowell 30 Apr 2020

Finalists announced for global ADC 99th Annual Awards
Finalists announced for global ADC 99th Annual AwardsArticle

The One Club for Creativity has announced the finalists for the global ADC 99th Annual Awards...

21 Apr 2020

What are people looking forward to most, post-pandemic?
What are people looking forward to most, post-pandemic?Article

From booking haircuts and beauty treatments to enjoying live music and events, social media analysis shows what people are most looking forward to doing after Covid-19 lockdown...

Andrew Nelson, Issued by Kantar 21 Apr 2020

#Covid-19: Top concerns for South African consumers
#Covid-19: Top concerns for South African consumersArticle

Borderless Access gathered the information in this article via an online survey of over 4,500 people over nine countries. The survey covered panellists from USA, Mexico, UK, Germany, South Africa, Nigeria, India, Saudi Arabia and UAE and was conducted from 20-29 March 2020 as most of those countries were entering into states of national lockdown...

Issued by Borderless Access 21 Apr 2020

Andrea Bocelli 'Music for Hope' is the biggest livestreamed classical music event of all time
Andrea Bocelli 'Music for Hope' is the biggest livestreamed classical music event of all timeArticle

Andrea Bocelli 'Music for Hope' performance - which was streamed worldwide from the Duomo in Milan on YouTube on 12 April 2020 - has made YouTube history...

16 Apr 2020

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Covid-19 causes interest in Netflix to rise by 142%Article

Data gathered by Learnbonds.com indicates that global interest in streaming platform Netflix has risen by 142% over the last year due to the coronavirus pandemic...

9 Apr 2020

8 #stayathome date ideas to keep the love alive during lockdown
8 #stayathome date ideas to keep the love alive during lockdownArticle

If you're going through the 21-day lockdown, to curb the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus in South Africa, with your significant other, there's no need to let the love die...

8 Apr 2020

Ipsos poll: Online South Africans have more confidence in government than in business
Ipsos poll: Online South Africans have more confidence in government than in businessArticle

A majority of online South Africans are confident that the national government is effectively addressing the threat posed by the spread of the coronavirus, even as lockdowns and closures force millions to isolate themselves...

Issued by Ipsos 7 Apr 2020

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