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How conversational commerce is shaping the future of business
How conversational commerce is shaping the future of businessArticle

While 'conversational commerce' is not a new concept, the phenomenon is gaining momentum, driving innovation and customer experience in an ever-changing e-commerce landscape...

James Bayhack 14 Sep 2020

Walmart to trial drone deliveries of health and wellness products
Walmart to trial drone deliveries of health and wellness productsArticle

Walmart is partnering with Zipline to launch a drone delivery operation in the U.S. Initially, the service will make on-demand deliveries of select health and wellness products...

14 Sep 2020

All the 2020 Ad Stars winners!
All the 2020 Ad Stars winners!Article

Ad Stars has announced this year's Grand Prix, Gold, Silver and Bronze winners, chosen from 20,028 entries from 60 countries...

8 Sep 2020

The altered eco-system of South African fashion
The altered eco-system of South African fashionArticle

For years now, South Africa's local fashion industry has been steadily trudging along. Many production and economic challenges face both local brands and designers, but the closest to their bottom line are inexpensive imports.

Samantha Chrysanthou 8 Sep 2020

Fast-tracking the future of shopping malls
Fast-tracking the future of shopping mallsArticle

Is the long-imagined retail apocalypse on our doorstep? If you have entered a shopping mall recently, you might begin to think so...

Lars Veul 8 Sep 2020

#WomensMonth: Karen Nadasen provides insights to how PayU South Africa is empowering women
#WomensMonth: Karen Nadasen provides insights to how PayU South Africa is empowering womenArticle

Karen Nadasen, CEO at PayU South Africa, is fulfilling her promise of a seismic shift towards women in technology, and women in her community...

Evan-Lee Courie 27 Aug 2020

New app to ease delivery of groceries to townships
New app to ease delivery of groceries to townshipsArticle

Yethu - meaning 'ours' - is an inclusive servicing app, designed to add dignity and quality of life to township and rural households...

26 Aug 2020

Mobile apps: The future for business
Mobile apps: The future for businessArticle

The Amazon app has more than 700 million users across the globe, nearly five times more mobile customers than all its competitors combined...

Nick Durrant 24 Aug 2020

#Newsmaker: Miles Murphy, Wunderman Thompson's new CEO
#Newsmaker: Miles Murphy, Wunderman Thompson's new CEOArticle

Bizcommunity's senior editor for Marketing & Media, Jessica Tennant met with Wunderman Thompson's newly appointed CEO, Miles Murphy to discuss his new role and was hugely impressed by his eagerness to familarise himself with the local media and marketing landscape, priortising relationship building, albiet online...

Jessica Tennant 21 Aug 2020

Media24 partners with eComplete to put your business on the map for e-commerce!
Media24 partners with eComplete to put your business on the map for e-commerce!Article

Five businesses in desperate need of e-commerce infrastructure, stand a chance to win an online set-up to the value of R250,000...

Issued by Media24 Lifestyle 11 Aug 2020

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Health, safety measures to consider when receiving a parcelArticle

For South Africans staying indoors, the online retail industry has exploded, with an increase in business-to-business courier services and international logistics surging to meet demand...

11 Aug 2020

Ad Stars 2020 finalists announced
Ad Stars 2020 finalists announcedArticle

Ad Stars has announced its 2020 shortlist...

3 Aug 2020

8 golden rules for brands to win in a recession
8 golden rules for brands to win in a recessionArticle

Wunderman Thompson published a guide on 'How Brands Can Win in a Recession'. The global report is an essential manual for brands highlighting how to survive and thrive in the face of the recession...

Issued by Wunderman Thompson 31 Jul 2020

The rise of e-commerce, m-commerce and personalisation
The rise of e-commerce, m-commerce and personalisationArticle

Online shopping is something South African consumers have had to become more familiar with recently...

James Bayhack 31 Jul 2020

Covid-19 shifts online sales from desirable to essential
Covid-19 shifts online sales from desirable to essentialArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic has exposed the precariousness of a solely bricks and mortar model...

23 Jul 2020

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Creatures of habitArticle

Has anything changed in the media and advertising environment, you may ask? The answer is no. Brands seem to be merely accepting that they can't operate as they always have been - that's part of the problem. You can't keep doing what isn't working and hope for a better result...

David Alves 17 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

Cracking the Privacy Paradox: How to future-proof trust in the fast-growing data economy
Cracking the Privacy Paradox: How to future-proof trust in the fast-growing data economyArticle

To leverage data and automated communications, marketers have to embrace responsible personalisation...

JD Engelbrecht, Issued by Everlytic 8 Jul 2020

Warrick Kernes, founder of Insaka eCommerce Academy
Selling online? Don't take your foot off the pedalArticle

Constrained from operating as normal due to lockdown and safety restrictions, many businesses have made a long-overdue entry into the online sales space...

3 Jul 2020

#StartupStory: Flip Phone is the new marketplace for mobile phones
#StartupStory: Flip Phone is the new marketplace for mobile phonesArticle

Looking for the easiest way to get fast cash for your old phone or looking for a deal on a new phone, but not pay exorbitant prices? Flip Phone could be the answer...

Evan-Lee Courie 29 Jun 2020

Industrial real estate is in high demand, here's why
Industrial real estate is in high demand, here's whyArticle

Following the implementation of Level 3 lockdown, one particular property sector is making waves and has seen a noticeable spike in activity...

24 Jun 2020

What's going to change in finances after the pandemic?
What's going to change in finances after the pandemic?Article

Despite the given current uncertainty caused by the coronavirus pandemic, it is possible to foresee some changes that are already taking place in the South African economy...

22 Jun 2020

Zando.co.za and 365 Digital join forces to maximise sales potential for advertisers
Zando.co.za and 365 Digital join forces to maximise sales potential for advertisersArticle

365 Digital is pleased to announce an exclusive agreement as reseller of Zando's online advertising in South Africa...

Issued by 365 Digital 18 Jun 2020

Futuretech introduces a shoppable media solution to South Africa and MENA
Futuretech introduces a shoppable media solution to South Africa and MENAArticle

As FutureTech Media, we are excited to be partnering with Adimo to help advertisers in Africa and the Middle East accelerate their e-commerce marketing capabilities...

Issued by Future Tech Media 17 Jun 2020

Using cloud industry trade secrets to cut costs
Using cloud industry trade secrets to cut costsArticle

The recent pandemic has forced companies to go digital. Companies that have already gone digital have increased their capacity...

5 Jun 2020

How NetFlorist pivoted to essential goods in 36 hours
How NetFlorist pivoted to essential goods in 36 hoursArticle

Ryan Bacher, co-founder and MD of NetFlorist, says he's never worked harder than he has during the last two months...

Lauren Hartzenberg 3 Jun 2020

Saray Khumalo, head of partner rewards & ecommerce, Momentum Multiply
#LockdownLessons: From the summit of EverestArticle

Aren't you tired of hearing the words, "difficult", "unpredictable", "unprecedented", or any other negative and dispirited adjectives used to describe our current context?

Saray Khumalo 1 Jun 2020

#Level3Lockdown: Is your business ready?
#Level3Lockdown: Is your business ready?Article

The implications of a move to Level 3 lockdown are quite significant for businesses. While the exact regulations are not yet available, at this stage what is clear is that South Africa will go to level 3 on Monday, 1 June 2020...

28 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

Covid-19 a shot in the arm for e-commerce
Covid-19 a shot in the arm for e-commerceArticle

Online retail may account for under 2% of total retail sales in South Africa, but the Covid-19 pandemic is encouraging consumers to switch to digital shopping and payment alternatives...

Lauren Hartzenberg 25 May 2020

E-commerce up the Covid creek without a paddle
E-commerce up the Covid creek without a paddleArticle

Covid-19 and the national lockdown has left SA's online retailers up the proverbial creek with only a miniature essential services paddle, says OneDayOnly's Laurian Venter...

Laurian Venter 13 May 2020

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Customer communication is always vital, Covid-19 makes it even more soArticle

As the world starts to emerge from under the shadow of Covid-19 and economic activity resumes at a meaningful level, a few things will set the companies apart that survive and go on to thrive from those that don't...

Greg Chen 8 May 2020

BrandZ Top 75 Most Valuable Global Retail Brands 2020
BrandZ Top 75 Most Valuable Global Retail Brands 2020Article

The latest report by WPP and Kantar, in conjunction with the World Retail Congress, the BrandZ Top 75 Most Valuable Global Retail Brands Ranking, drives home the retail sector's pivotal role in the global economy...

Issued by Kantar 4 May 2020

The future of e-commerce is now
The future of e-commerce is nowArticle

The Covid-19 coronavirus has forced essential businesses to offer delivery options and pushed consumers to buy online...

30 Apr 2020

E-commerce AC19: How Covid-19 is speeding up digital transformation in SA
E-commerce AC19: How Covid-19 is speeding up digital transformation in SAArticle

As a result of the lockdown, there has been an almost immediate shift from traditional methods of business and retail...

Michaela Gabriel 28 Apr 2020

Where is the African diamond industry heading?
Where is the African diamond industry heading?Article

The phrase "blood diamonds", which has now entered common parlance, originated on the African continent well over a decade ago...

6 Apr 2020

#LockdownSA: Guide to working remotely
#LockdownSA: Guide to working remotelyArticle

For many businesses in South Africa, the coronavirus poses a massive threat. Remote and mobile working isn't particularly common...

25 Mar 2020

Digital transformation in Africa
Digital transformation in AfricaArticle

IDC defines Digital Transformation (DX) as applying new technologies to radically change processes, customer experience, and value...

Mark Walker 17 Mar 2020

2020 Bookmark Awards finalists are announced
2020 Bookmark Awards finalists are announcedArticle

The IAB SA has announced the finalists for the 12th Annual Bookmark Awards being held at The Galleria in Sandton on Thursday, 19 March 2020...

Issued by IAB South Africa 24 Feb 2020

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Brands should stop using creepy marketing tacticsArticle

Push marketing is losing relevancy fast, especially when consumers are being served hundreds of advertising messages by brands daily...

Rob Anderson 4 Feb 2020

Design studio, MakeReign, wins multiple international digital awards for e-commerce website
Design studio, MakeReign, wins multiple international digital awards for e-commerce websiteArticle

South African digital design studio, MakeReign, has been recognised on an international level after being awarded an Awwwards Site of the Day (8 January 2020) for the recently launched Pantheone Audio website...

Issued by MakeReign 29 Jan 2020

Africa Tech Week Awards open for nominations
Africa Tech Week Awards open for nominationsArticle

Join South Africa's elite companies within the technology space. Enter the second annual Africa Tech Week awards and go up against the best pushing technological innovation in South Africa...

Issued by Topco Media 22 Jan 2020

New app trends that will help businesses succeed in 2020
New app trends that will help businesses succeed in 2020Article

Mobile apps are reshaping all industries and business leaders need to quickly adopt the latest mobile app trends in order to succeed in 2020...

Nick Durrant, Issued by Bluegrass Digital 14 Jan 2020

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#BizTrends2020: 2020 - Africa's year for digital disruptionArticle

A number of macro trends are delivering unhindered economic progress on the African continent, driving momentum and positioning Africa as a significant component of the world market...

Geoffrey White 14 Jan 2020

Linah Maigurira, retail industry manager, Google South Africa.
#BizTrends2020: AI will be more powerful than fire in the futureArticle

We need to prepare for a future when everyone uses the internet on their phone, says Linah Maigurira, Google head of retail, sub-Saharan Africa...

13 Jan 2020

Boris Dzhingarov
5 Branding mistakes most companies makeArticle

Connecting to an audience is vital for business success. The problem is that most companies do not connect and eventually end up faced with huge problems...

Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 9 Dec 2019

#EntrepreneurMonth: Mielie Mailer aims to change e-commerce delivery in SA
#EntrepreneurMonth: Mielie Mailer aims to change e-commerce delivery in SAArticle

Mielie Mailer is a lifestyle-driven enterprise that seeks to help humans make better choices for themselves and for the planet...

Evan-Lee Courie 25 Nov 2019

5 lessons learned from a Black Friday customer experience fail
5 lessons learned from a Black Friday customer experience failArticle

Black November is upon us and retailers are gearing up for the biggest shopping event of the year...

Catherine Murray 6 Nov 2019

How online retailers can prep for success this Black Friday
How online retailers can prep for success this Black FridayArticle

Retailers hoping to secure their portion of the expected 30% year-on-year online Black Friday growth should ensure that they make payments as easy as possible and coordinate marketing across channels...

5 Nov 2019

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