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Beyond tech: Here's where the competitive edge is at for online retailersArticle

What exactly does innovation and agility entail, and how does it work to serve e-commerce-based businesses in 2021, asks Teljoy's Jonathan Hurvitz...

Jonathan Hurvitz 1 day ago

Walking the milestones to achieve your goal during lockdown
Walking the milestones to achieve your goal during lockdownArticle

Japie Wentzel is about to graduate with his executive MBA. This is no ordinary degree, it's the culmination of a five-year journey that began with some harsh truths and some even tougher lessons...

Issued by Henley Business School 1 day ago

5 ways freeing employees from landlines can benefit your businesses
5 ways freeing employees from landlines can benefit your businessesArticle

In a world where everyone carries a cellphone on their person at all times, it just didn't make sense to hold onto them...

John Woollam 1 day ago

DIY and home services supporting franchise industry recovery
DIY and home services supporting franchise industry recoveryArticle

The news that listed group Italtile expects its full-year earnings to surge by 70% is an impressive business growth story in the midst of a pandemic...

1 day ago

MultiChoice leads with more than 140 Safta nominations - a win for the local TV and film industry
MultiChoice leads with more than 140 Safta nominations - a win for the local TV and film industryArticle

MultiChoice Group has received the lion's share of nominations across all categories from the 15th South African Film and Television Awards (Saftas)...

Issued by MultiChoice Connected Video 1 day ago

3 of the top 5 Kantar Best Liked Ads from Grey
3 of the top 5 Kantar Best Liked Ads from GreyArticle

Grey was pleased to learn that it's work has placed in second, third and fifth position in Kantar's Best Liked Ads for Q3 of 2020...

Issued by Grey Africa 1 day ago

Newly launched TelkomOne Ignite offers free educational content
Newly launched TelkomOne Ignite offers free educational contentArticle

The Telkom Foundation today announced the launch of Ignite - the new educational extension of its video streaming platform, TelkomOne - allowing high school students free access to STEM-based content...

2 days ago

Botswana beckons - In Review: Ker & Downey Botswana and Ghoha Hills Savuti Lodge
Botswana beckons - In Review: Ker & Downey Botswana and Ghoha Hills Savuti LodgeArticle

Debbie Hathway reviews a stay at Dinaka and Okuti at Ker & Downey Botswana and Ghoha Hills Savuti Lodge in Botswana.

Debbie Hathway 2 days ago

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Research reveals how South Africans are embracing digital paymentsArticle

95% of consumers in South Africa are considering emerging payments such as biometrics, digital currencies and QR codes, in addition to contactless...

2 days ago

Artscape celebrates 50 years with an exhibition showcasing costumes from past, present productions
Artscape celebrates 50 years with an exhibition showcasing costumes from past, present productionsArticle

The Artscape Theatre Centre in Cape Town is celebrating 50 years since it opened as the Nico Malan Theatre in 1971. To mark the occasion, it's currently showcasing a costume exhibition portraying moments from various productions dating back from 1971 to the present day.

2 days ago

Kantar announces South Africa's top 10 Best Liked Ads for Q3 and Q4 2020
Kantar announces South Africa's top 10 Best Liked Ads for Q3 and Q4 2020Article

Kantar has announced the top 10 best liked TV ads in South Africa for the third and fourth quarter of 2020...

Issued by Kantar 2 days ago

Volvo Car South Africa launches online store
Volvo Car South Africa launches online storeArticle

Volvo Car South Africa has launched My.Volvo, an online store that will enable South Africans to purchase or rent a new car...

3 days ago

Free eCommerce Virtual Summit kicks off in May
Free eCommerce Virtual Summit kicks off in MayArticle

The annual PayFast eCommerce Virtual Summit, hosted by The Insaka eCommerce Academy, is set to take place from 17 to 20 May 2021...

3 days ago

Kombo King turns up the heat
Kombo King turns up the heatArticle

The Vumela Fund announces an investment in innovative food technology...

Issued by Edge Growth 3 days ago

What does it take for African women to be successful entrepreneurs?
What does it take for African women to be successful entrepreneurs?Article

According to the World Bank, Africa is the only region in the world with more female than male entrepreneurs. One in four African women start or manage a business, many of them in the informal sector...

Melissa Mbazo-Ekpenyong 3 days ago

The closing of South Africa's Fugard Theatre points to systemic failures
The closing of South Africa's Fugard Theatre points to systemic failuresArticle

South Africa's theatre fraternity has reacted with heartbreak to the announcement that Cape Town's famous Fugard Theatre has closed its doors for good. Fiona Ramsay is head of the department of theatre and performing arts at the University of the Witwatersrand. She asked Ismail Mahomed, a playwright and seasoned theatre and arts festival manager, about what forces aligned to see the theatre close - and whether this could have been prevented.

Fiona Ramsay 3 days ago

#BehindtheMask: Astika Chetram, co-founder and MD of Imajinnation Marketing
#BehindtheMask: Astika Chetram, co-founder and MD of Imajinnation MarketingArticle

Astika Chetram is the co-founder and MD of a small marketing agency called Imajinnation Marketing with extensive experience in the automotive industry...

Jessica Tennant 3 days ago

PR industry expert calls young talent to apply for mentorship initiative
PR industry expert calls young talent to apply for mentorship initiativeArticle

Three ambitious, young communications professionals will be given the opportunity to be mentored by PR guru and Eclipse Communications founding partner and strategist, Jacki McEwen-Powell...

Issued by Eclipse Communications 3 days ago

Digital marketing essentials for 2021
Digital marketing essentials for 2021Article

Digital marketing trends have seen a lot of change, especially since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic...

Mkhuseli Vangile 4 May 2021

Logistics, supply chains sectors could play crucial role in rebuilding SA economy
Logistics, supply chains sectors could play crucial role in rebuilding SA economyArticle

As much as finding new ways to do business will play a key role in South Africa's economic turnaround strategy, for the country to emerge from the years-long slump exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic it will need to further invest in its cornerstone industries...

4 May 2021

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Toyota records market share of 24.6% in AprilArticle

Toyota South Africa Motors registered a total of 4,745 units in the light commercial vehicle (LCV) segment, claiming a market share of 43.6%, as well as a total of 3,885 units in the passenger segment with a commensurate market share of 17%...

4 May 2021

Covid-19 crisis forces digital innovation
Covid-19 crisis forces digital innovationArticle

Through its Wyzetalk-developed Engage platform, Anglo American was able to share targeted information at the individual level, communicating with workers via their mobile phones...

Issued by Wyzetalk 4 May 2021

Can Mango Airlines survive financial turbulence?
Can Mango Airlines survive financial turbulence?Article

Last week, the Airports Company of South Africa banned Mango Airlines from using its facilities, effectively grounding the airline, and causing an uproar among passengers...

Issued by Domestic Flights South Africa 4 May 2021

The higher education experiences of the first wave of Covid-19 infections in South Africa
The higher education experiences of the first wave of Covid-19 infections in South AfricaArticle

Despite the unknown realities of the Covid-19 second wave spread in 2021, Cornerstone Institute is continuing with online teaching and learning...

Issued by Cornerstone Institute 4 May 2021

Indwe's R11m stadium unfinished and abandoned
Indwe's R11m stadium unfinished and abandonedArticle

In July 2018, Emalahleni Local Municipality gave MBS Civils JV Cudjor Quantity Surveying cc an R11m tender to rehabilitate the sportsfield and build a stadium in Indwe...

Yonela Ngqukuvana 4 May 2021

Better growth prospects and policy support bode well for markets
Better growth prospects and policy support bode well for marketsArticle

It's been a year since the pandemic and the events that followed took the world into unchartered territory, calling on humankind's innate ability to adapt to survive...

Reza Hendrickse 4 May 2021

Rhino poachers are back after South Africa eases lockdown restrictions
Rhino poachers are back after South Africa eases lockdown restrictionsArticle

Rhino poaching is on the rise again in South Africa since the government loosened coronavirus restrictions, following a year-long lull due to the pandemic, wildlife parks say...

Akhona Matshoba and Shafiek Tassiem 4 May 2021

Absa PMI expands at slower pace in April
Absa PMI expands at slower pace in AprilArticle

South Africa's seasonally-adjusted Absa Purchasing Managers' Index expanded at a slower pace in April as growth in business activity and new sales orders slowed...

Olivia Kumwenda-Mtambo 4 May 2021

Breaking news: 85% of healthcare professionals now want to liaise with representatives online!
Breaking news: 85% of healthcare professionals now want to liaise with representatives online!Article

In a world forever changed by the pandemic, pharmaceutical companies (pharma) have had to start communicating with healthcare professional (HCP) clients online. The latest statistics from global healthcare e-platform Veeva...

Issued by Cingulate 3 May 2021

#BehindtheBrandManager: Leza Wells, chief product actuary; acting chief of marketing at FMI
#BehindtheBrandManager: Leza Wells, chief product actuary; acting chief of marketing at FMIArticle

Leza Wells, chief product actuary and acting chief of marketing, at life insurer FMI (a Division of Bidvest Life Ltd) fills us in on her role...

Evan-Lee Courie 3 May 2021

Apply now to study at the NWU in 2022
Apply now to study at the NWU in 2022Article

At the beginning of every year, thousands of students across the country can be found scrambling for space at various institutions of higher learning. Applying on time when applications open in the previous year can help students and parents avoid this unnecessary stress...

Issued by North-West University (NWU) 3 May 2021

5 guest trends dominating travel experiences in 2021
5 guest trends dominating travel experiences in 2021Article

Given the challenges that Covid-19 brought to the hospitality industry, it has had to adapt to ensure its survival. Now with domestic travel slowly returning, the question is: What are the specific challenges that are shaping the 'new normal'?

3 May 2021

Athletes to influencers: the new competive playing field
Athletes to influencers: the new competive playing fieldArticle

Professional athletes endorsing brands is not a new concept. For years the likes of Michael Jordan, Tiger Woods and Cristiano Ronaldo have proudly donned the infamous Nike logo (amongst others) as part of high value sponsorship deals, but the rise of social media and the absence of live sport due to the Covid-19 pandemic has seen the development of a new highly competitive playing field amongst athletes - both professionals and amateurs - in the digital arena.

Issued by Mscsports 3 May 2021

Ipsos wins Radio Audience Measurement Survey contract in South Africa
Ipsos wins Radio Audience Measurement Survey contract in South AfricaArticle

The Broadcast Research Council (BRC) of South Africa has awarded Ipsos the contract to perform the official radio research in South Africa for the next five years...

Issued by Ipsos 3 May 2021

4 e-commerce trends, and how to use them to accelerate your business
4 e-commerce trends, and how to use them to accelerate your businessArticle

2020 proved to be a year of unprecedented consumer demand when it came to e-commerce adoption and popularity...

3 May 2021

Sihamba Ngo Layini
Sihamba Ngo LayiniArticle

"When reviewing our performance over the past year in considering the on-air lineup for 2021-2022, the analogy of 'If it's not broken, why fix it?' was appropriate," says Mimi Kesaris, head of programming at Gagasi FM...

Issued by Gagasi FM 3 May 2021

One year into the pandemic: SA shows small signs of recovery on most fronts
One year into the pandemic: SA shows small signs of recovery on most frontsArticle

The past year has been a traumatic one for many people. Encouragingly, however, overall distress levels are now at their lowest level since the start of the lockdown...

Issued by Ask Afrika 30 Apr 2021

An Oscar for My Octopus Teacher is a boost for South African film. But ...
An Oscar for My Octopus Teacher is a boost for South African film. But ...Article

The Best Documentary Feature gong for My Octopus Teacher at this year's Academy Awards has been seen by many critics as the type of underdog story Oscar loves. The film, directed by Pippa Erlich and James Reed, was - like the other South African-themed documentary to wow the Oscars, Searching for Sugarman - the feel-good choice.

Liani Maasdorp and Ian-Malcolm Rijsdijk 30 Apr 2021

Insightopedia: Why the British and Irish Lions Tour needs fans
Insightopedia: Why the British and Irish Lions Tour needs fansArticle

As we prepare to welcome the British and Irish Lions to South Africa, here's a look at the full ramifications around this year's British and Irish Lions Tour...

Seseki Itsweng, Issued by Openfield 30 Apr 2021

The benefits of digital signage in retail spaces: Could digital signage help to boost your retail business?
The benefits of digital signage in retail spaces: Could digital signage help to boost your retail business?Article

Retailers are still faced with the age-old question: how do you get consumers interested in a product when the competition is so fierce?...

Issued by LG 29 Apr 2021

All the 2021 Safta nominees
All the 2021 Safta nomineesArticle

The nominees for the 15th South African Film and Television Awards (Saftas) have just been announced.

29 Apr 2021

Mornings with Mack: A new dawn at Jacaranda FM
Mornings with Mack: A new dawn at Jacaranda FMArticle

Jacaranda FM is tweaking its lineup to accommodate new radio listener patterns. The station will kick off early morning listening with Mornings with Mack on Monday, 3 May 2021...

Issued by Jacaranda FM 29 Apr 2021

Like their global compatriots, many South Africans remain fearful of Covid vaccines
Like their global compatriots, many South Africans remain fearful of Covid vaccinesArticle

According to latest results of the Ask Afrika Covid-19 Tracker study, misconceptions continue to be very prevalent with the most common of these being that the vaccine interacts with your DNA, causes side effects and contains the actual virus...

Issued by Ask Afrika 29 Apr 2021

#BehindtheBrandManager: Penny Biram of Norton Rose Fulbright SA
#BehindtheBrandManager: Penny Biram of Norton Rose Fulbright SAArticle

For our #BehindtheBrandManager series, Penny Biram, head of Marketing at Norton Rose Fulbright SA, reiterates the importance of compliance checks, and chats about the differences managing consumer and legal brands...

Shan Radcliffe 29 Apr 2021

SA debt burden catalyses consumer demand for alternative payment solutions
SA debt burden catalyses consumer demand for alternative payment solutionsArticle

South African consumers are under immense pressure amid record unemployment rates and rising cost of living as the cost of coronavirus pandemic to the economy becomes clearer...

Issued by Payflex 29 Apr 2021

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