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Belong, believe, behave: The drivers underpinning real engagement and value for both customers and brands
Belong, believe, behave: The drivers underpinning real engagement and value for both customers and brandsArticle

Lighthouse is a white-label game and content platform that allows brands to engage with their customers in a way that unites digital and real-world experiences...

Glenn Gillis, Issued by Irvine Partners 4 hours ago

Solidarity Fund calls on SA to come together in preparation for vaccine roll-out
Solidarity Fund calls on SA to come together in preparation for vaccine roll-outArticle

The Solidarity Fund is asking South Africans to come together in its new integrated marketing and communication campaign...

12 May 2021

Kantar launches South Africa's biggest ever consumer panel
Kantar launches South Africa's biggest ever consumer panelArticle

Kantar's Worldpanel division has launched a new consumer panel in South Africa. The new panel tracks 6,500+ households to bring fast, accurate and granular insights for a complete view of SA consumers...

Issued by Kantar 28 Apr 2021

South African healthcare workers are at high risk of contracting hepatitis B
South African healthcare workers are at high risk of contracting hepatitis BArticle

South African healthcare workers were found to be at high risk of contracting hepatitis B, even though a vaccine can provide life-long immunity...

13 Apr 2021

FoxP2 welcomes Sello Leshope as strategic planning director
FoxP2 welcomes Sello Leshope as strategic planning directorArticle

FoxP2 has brought Sello Leshop into its fold as strategic planning director effective from 1 April...

Issued by Dentsu 8 Apr 2021

Daniel Cole/AP
New Covid variants have changed the game, and vaccines will not be enough. We need global 'maximum suppression'Article

At the end of 2020, there was a strong hope that high levels of vaccination would see humanity finally gain the upper hand over SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19...

Salim Abdool Karim 6 Apr 2021

How a year of lockdown reshaped online retail
How a year of lockdown reshaped online retailArticle

Derek Cikes, commercial director at part-payment platform Payflex, outlines some of the key pandemic-led changes to the retail landscape over the past 365 days...

Issued by Payflex 26 Mar 2021

Annual South African Plastics Recycling Survey results released
Annual South African Plastics Recycling Survey results releasedArticle

Plastics SA, in conjunction with the South African Plastics Recycling Organisation (SAPRO), recently released the annual South African Plastics Recycling Survey...

19 Mar 2021

World Water Day: Collaboration protects vulnerable communities against Covid-19
World Water Day: Collaboration protects vulnerable communities against Covid-19Article

The Heineken Africa Foundation and Heineken SA have partnered with WaterAid in its drive to tackle the spread of Covid-19 and other diseases, as well as significantly broaden access to clean water across the continent...

Issued by Heineken South Africa 19 Mar 2021

Like Covid-19, water use requires permanent behaviour change
Like Covid-19, water use requires permanent behaviour changeArticle

The SARS-CoV-2 pandemic has resulted in many fault lines emerging in our societies. One of the key ones is that of behaviour change...

Jay Bhagwan 18 Mar 2021

How one South African employer helped its staff get healthier and why it's worth doing
How one South African employer helped its staff get healthier and why it's worth doingArticle

The workplace can make a big contribution to reducing their employees' risk of non-communicable diseases through relatively inexpensive adjustments to the work environment...

Darcelle Schouw and Bob Mash 29 Jan 2021

What to expect from digital in 2021
What to expect from digital in 2021Article

A major takeaway from the pandemic is that it permanently changed consumer behaviour, both online and offline, and marketing professionals, businesses and organisations need to adapt to this behaviour change...

Desirée Gullan, Issued by G&G Digital 15 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Simple ways to accelerate business sustainability outcomes
#BizTrends2021: Simple ways to accelerate business sustainability outcomesArticle

Achieving the desired levels of sustainability has proven to be more challenging for many businesses since the onset of Covid-19...

Kavita Pema 11 Jan 2021

Vaccines may soon make travel possible again. But how quickly will it return - and will it be forever changed?
Vaccines may soon make travel possible again. But how quickly will it return - and will it be forever changed?Article

The Covid-19 pandemic brought the global tourism industry to a screeching halt in 2020. With vaccines starting to be rolled out, there is hope international travel can resume soon...

Joseph M. Cheer, Colin Michael Hall, Jarkko Saarinen 29 Dec 2020

How small business owners can end off 2020
How small business owners can end off 2020Article

Whether you're in an industry that took a knock during the pandemic or one that was busier than ever, 2020 has been a trying year for most small business owners...

Selina Bieber 21 Dec 2020

Grief, resilience and brands
Grief, resilience and brandsArticle

Successful, resilient brands have a strong brand personality, human attributes that make them relatable and encompass the essence of what they stand for. They convey an emotion or perception...

Lara-Anne Derbyshire, Issued by Boomtown 7 Dec 2020

HelloFCB+ awarded Western Cape Government business
HelloFCB+ awarded Western Cape Government businessArticle

After a stringent three-phase tender process, HelloFCB+ has been awarded the Western Cape Government (WCG) marketing communication account...

Issued by Nahana Communications Group 3 Dec 2020

Entrepreneurs are using staff monitoring software to compete with big business
Entrepreneurs are using staff monitoring software to compete with big businessArticle

Whilst an economic recession might mean cutting costs and reducing prices to some; others are taking the opportunity to compete with established enterprises...

Michelle Coetzee, Issued by ERSBio 1 Dec 2020

Hypermobility 2020: Vehicle dealerships still have important role to play in mobility environment
Hypermobility 2020: Vehicle dealerships still have important role to play in mobility environmentArticle

Vehicle dealerships will still have important roles to play in the rapidly changing global mobility environment. This is the conclusion of a panel discussion at the recent Hypermobility 2020 virtual conference...

24 Nov 2020

Millions of individuals benefit from major public health contribution in face of rising cases of Covid-19
Millions of individuals benefit from major public health contribution in face of rising cases of Covid-19Article

Jik assists SA government in making public clinics safer...

Issued by Jik 19 Nov 2020

Martin Kingston, B4SA steering committee chairman
Policy certainty about lockdown levels is key to stimulating SA's economic recoveryArticle

Certainty that South Africa will not return to a hard lockdown - irrespective of Covid-19 infection rates - would stimulate economic activity by unlocking business investment projects and consumer spending plans...

16 Nov 2020

Facebook partners with Loeries 2020 to support diverse young talent in South Africa
Facebook partners with Loeries 2020 to support diverse young talent in South AfricaArticle

For the fifth consecutive year, Facebook is sponsoring the student category at the Loeries in order to champion diverse, young creative talent...

Issued by Loeries 16 Nov 2020

2021 AME Awards opens entries with new categories
2021 AME Awards opens entries with new categoriesArticle

New York Festival's AME Awards has opened up entries for the 2021 competition with new categories that include Health & Wellness, Pharma, Digital Devices, and Socially Conscious Content...

12 Nov 2020

Tuffy teams up with WWF SA to drive plastic waste awareness
Tuffy teams up with WWF SA to drive plastic waste awarenessArticle

Tuffy has partnered with WWF SA to drive education, awareness and behaviour change around plastic waste...

5 Nov 2020

850,000 animal viruses could be caught by humans, unless we protect nature - UN report
850,000 animal viruses could be caught by humans, unless we protect nature - UN reportArticle

Human damage to biodiversity is leading us into a pandemic era. The virus that causes Covid-19, for example, is linked to similar viruses in bats, which may have been passed to humans via pangolins or another species...

Katie Woolaston and Judith Lorraine Fisher 30 Oct 2020

From East to West: What the new Covid-19 consumer behaviour across Kenya and Nigeria means for brands on the continent
From East to West: What the new Covid-19 consumer behaviour across Kenya and Nigeria means for brands on the continentArticle

Kantar's Covid-19 tribes, an offshoot from wave six of the global Barometer study into how the pandemic affected consumer behaviour, attitudes and expectations across 60+ markets including Kenya and Nigeria, reveals what marketers need to consider to better reach consumers in these sub-Saharan markets...

Issued by Kantar 28 Oct 2020

Mxolisi Mgojo, chief executive officer, Exxaro Resources
Collaboration and cooperation for a safe mining industryArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic has been a challenge that no one could have anticipated. It has had a wide-reaching impact on all industries across the globe, and the South African mining sector is no exception...

Mxolisi Mgojo 27 Oct 2020

Small efforts can protect farmers from pesticides. Insights from Zambia
Small efforts can protect farmers from pesticides. Insights from ZambiaArticle

Small, practical messaging campaigns on pesticide toxicity can lead farmers to choose safer, less-toxic pesticides...

26 Oct 2020

The state of cybersecurity culture in Africa
The state of cybersecurity culture in AfricaArticle

The Africa Cyber Security Culture Conference, an event that explores cybersecurity culture in Africa and shares best practices for organisations and individuals on the continent, returns on 11 November 2020...

14 Oct 2020

Older people in urban informal settlements live in poor socioeconomic conditions. Donwilson Odhiambo/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images
Combating lifestyle diseases can make a big difference in the lives of older peopleArticle

Noncommunicable diseases account for about 71% of the 57-million deaths reported around the world every year. Most of these deaths are caused by diabetes, cancers, heart disease and lung disease...

Razak M Gyasi 12 Oct 2020

Explainer: What's behind the locust swarms damaging crops in southern Africa
Explainer: What's behind the locust swarms damaging crops in southern AfricaArticle

Locust outbreaks are driven by unusual climatic conditions...

Frances Duncan 8 Oct 2020

Hayley Barker Hoogwerf, project director for assurance,Saica
Auditor's responsibilities relating to fraud - part 2Article

There are eight steps that auditors should follow during the audit to add value to the client and enhance the chances of detecting fraud...

Hayley Barker Hoogwerf 5 Oct 2020

Has shopping behaviour changed in sub-Saharan Africa since the start of the pandemic?
Has shopping behaviour changed in sub-Saharan Africa since the start of the pandemic?Article

The coronavirus has had an interesting impact on our consumer behaviour, with large swathes of the world's population changing their well-worn habits within a few short weeks...

Issued by Borderless Access 28 Sep 2020

New #ForWaterForLife podcast series launched
New #ForWaterForLife podcast series launchedArticle

A new podcast series has launched this September featuring stories about water across South Africa, and the water heroes and activists behind them...

7 Sep 2020

Time for SA to put proactive and ambitious relief measures in place
Time for SA to put proactive and ambitious relief measures in placeArticle

South Africans are paying a high price for the prolonged lockdown and consequent devastation of the local economy with levels of emotional distress nearly as high as at the start of the lockdown five months ago...

Andrea Rademeyer, Issued by Ask Afrika 3 Sep 2020

Tavern Dialogues initiative launched to address GBV in townships
Tavern Dialogues initiative launched to address GBV in townshipsArticle

On Women's Day, 9 August, township taverns in South Africa will roll out a programme to help combat gender-based violence and femicide...

6 Aug 2020

While fighting Covid-19 we may be losing the war against plastic pollution
While fighting Covid-19 we may be losing the war against plastic pollutionArticle

As Covid-19 cases continue to rise in South Africa and across the world, vast quantities of plastic waste are also rising...

Dr Eunice Ubomba-Jaswa 29 Jul 2020

Latest JLL report examines key investment trends following Covid-19
Latest JLL report examines key investment trends following Covid-19Article

JLL's recently released 2019-2020 South Africa Investment report provides insights on key investment trends observed following the impact of Covid-19...

28 Jul 2020

New UN report: Tens of millions more going hungry globally
New UN report: Tens of millions more going hungry globallyArticle

According to the United Nations' recently published annual State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World report, tens of millions have joined the ranks of the chronically undernourished over the past five years, and countries around the world continue to struggle with multiple forms of malnutrition.

16 Jul 2020

Fani Mahuntsi/Gallo Images via Getty Images
Covid-19: South Africa should build on HIV activism to foster behaviour changeArticle

During a recent run in Newlands Forest, Cape Town, I encountered a few runners and walkers without masks. When I asked one of them where his mask was, he replied: "I'm running outdoors and if you don't like, stay at home."...

Steven Robins 15 Jul 2020

Dr Thuthula Balfour
Research to understand Covid-19's effect on the mining industryArticle

Fundamental research is critical to support the mining industry and others in dealing with the impact of Covid-19...

10 Jul 2020

Forestry, paper sector builds back a better future for SA's youth
Forestry, paper sector builds back a better future for SA's youthArticle

The effect of Covid-19 and lockdown on children and youngsters have been a case for debate and study, from lack of access to data or devices for online learning to the mental health issues. It has also stirred many sectors not to "go back to normal" but to "build back better"...

18 Jun 2020

South Africa moved into level three of a five-tier lockdown on June 1, 2020. Michele Spatari / AFP via Getty Images
South Africa must adopt a localised response to Covid-19. What it would look likeArticle

South Africa needs to adopt a more localised and differentiated approach in the next phase of its management of the Covid-19 pandemic...

Kaymarlin Govender, Ayesha BM Kharsany, Gavin George & Sean Beckett 9 Jun 2020

Planning is more important than prediction for Africa's property sector now
Planning is more important than prediction for Africa's property sector nowArticle

An understandable response to the economic fallout of Covid-19 is for governments, industries and businesses trying to predict the path that the global economy will take in the coming months and years...

Gerhard Zeelie 9 Jun 2020

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Partnerships can help brands combat Covid-19Article

During this time of uncertainty, consumers are looking to brands because they are intrinsic to every sphere of a consumer's life. Brands should use this opportunity to find different ways of engaging their buyers...

Sindiswa Masuta 5 Jun 2020

Hair stylist Onele Cembi twists his dreadlocks into the words “Covid-19”. Photo: Thamsanqa Mbovane
Covid-19 report: What does herd immunity mean for South Africa?Article

The latest quality Covid-19 science on schools and children, evidence that physical distancing, masks and eye protection work, herd immunity and what it means for South Africa and more...

GroundUp and Spotlight staff 5 Jun 2020

Covid-19 and its impact on the coffee business
Covid-19 and its impact on the coffee businessArticle

The coffee industry has seen a number of changes and challenges over the years, but none on the scale and magnitude of the Covid-19 pandemic...

Stacey Moss 2 Jun 2020

Challenger Type - The Dramatic Disruptor
Challenger Type - The Dramatic DisruptorArticle

Breaking through by changing behaviour...

Issued by eatbigfish 1 Jun 2020

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New phase in business sees accelerated key digital experience trendsArticle

As we prepare for a new phase in business globally; we're seeing accelerated key digital experience trends including online payments, telehealth and e-learning...

Viresh Hargovan 29 May 2020

Covid-19 driving fundamental shifts in Africa's consumers
Covid-19 driving fundamental shifts in Africa's consumersArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic has given rise to a new kind of African consumer who is already displaying fundamental shifts in consumption and purchase behaviour...

27 May 2020

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