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26 million vaccine doses mobilised through Global Citizen's Vax Live: The Concert to Reunite The World
26 million vaccine doses mobilised through Global Citizen's Vax Live: The Concert to Reunite The WorldArticle

Global Citizen announced that the Vax Live: The Concert to Reunite the World campaign helped mobilise over 26 million Covid-19 vaccine doses and $302m to the ACT-Accelerator...

Issued by OnPoint PR 2 days ago

Watch Vax Live: The Concert to Reunite the World on 9 May 2021
Watch Vax Live: The Concert to Reunite the World on 9 May 2021Article

SABC3 and 1Magic announced it will air Global Citizen's Vax Live: The Concert to Reunite the World on (May at 9.30pm and 6pm (SAST), respectively...

Issued by OnPoint PR 7 May 2021

How manufacturers can unleash their digital marketplace superpower
How manufacturers can unleash their digital marketplace superpowerArticle

Digital marketplaces such as Amazon, Alibaba, click and collect models, and food delivery ecosystems have rapidly changed consumer behaviour, and increased the demand for convenience...

Haydn Townsend 3 May 2021

#BehindtheBrandManager: Charmagne Mavudzi of Volvo Car South Africa
#BehindtheBrandManager: Charmagne Mavudzi of Volvo Car South AfricaArticle

Charmagne Mavudzi of Volvo Car South Africa uncovers recent campaigns she has worked on, plans for sustainability and more...

Imran Salie 13 Apr 2021

13th annual Bookmark Awards - announcement of the 2021 jury chairs and jury panels
13th annual Bookmark Awards - announcement of the 2021 jury chairs and jury panelsArticle

In the run up to the 13th annual Bookmarks Awards, the IAB SA has announced the 2021 jury panels and their respective chairs...

Issued by IAB South Africa 13 Apr 2021

Customer experience management in the new normal
Customer experience management in the new normalArticle

At home, online and ready to engage - this is the consumer in the new normal, says Accenture Interactive Africa's Ntombi Mhangwani...

Ntombi Mhangwani 7 Apr 2021

All the Marketing Achievement Awards 2021 winners
All the Marketing Achievement Awards 2021 winnersArticle

The Marketing Achievement Awards (MAAs) took place last night by way of a premium virtual event, giving everyone the opportunity to safely participate in the evening's festivities...

Issued by Marketing Achievement Awards 1 Apr 2021

Accenture acquires CygniNew account

31 Mar 2021

Accenture acquires REPL to grow retail, supply chain capabilities
Accenture acquires REPL to grow retail, supply chain capabilitiesArticle

Accenture has acquired REPL Group, a technology consultancy specialising in solutions for supply chain, workforce management, store operations and retail customer experiences...

30 Mar 2021

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Reinventing supply chains with digital platformsArticle

It is time for the many pockets of digital progress to give way to digital transformation...

Vukani Mngxati 29 Mar 2021

Accenture enters strategic marketing through partnership with MAA
Accenture enters strategic marketing through partnership with MAAArticle

Accenture Interactive has collaborated with the Marketing Achievement Awards (MAAs) to celebrate marketing professionals who excel in strategic marketing...

29 Mar 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

Customers are wanting personalised experiences from winning brands
Customers are wanting personalised experiences from winning brandsArticle

Today, experience is king and 80% of customers say they are more likely to do business with a company if it offers personalised experiences...

Haydn Townsend 24 Mar 2021

'Future-ready' organisations are leveraging digital to operate faster, smarter
'Future-ready' organisations are leveraging digital to operate faster, smarterArticle

The pandemic-driven acceleration of digital adoption and the resulting new agile ways of operating could unlock $5.4trn in profitable growth if applied broadly...

19 Mar 2021

#Newsmaker: Penny Verbe joins CreativeDrive as head of content UK & EMEA
#Newsmaker: Penny Verbe joins CreativeDrive as head of content UK & EMEAArticle

Part of Accenture Interactive, CreativeDrive, a global creative content production company, has appointed Penny Verbe as Head of Content for the UK and EMEA....

Evan-Lee Courie 19 Mar 2021

Tackling the Business of Experience in times of uncertainty
Tackling the Business of Experience in times of uncertaintyArticle

Haydn Townsend, managing director for Accenture Interactive in Africa, shares some insight into the Business of Experience (BX)...

Evan-Lee Courie 1 Mar 2021

3 areas to focus on to boost your post-Covid career prospects
3 areas to focus on to boost your post-Covid career prospectsArticle

The global pandemic has shaken up our lives and careers, but it has also created new opportunities. To thrive in a post-pandemic world, young leaders and managers will need to embrace operating in the global economy...

By Dr Beverly Shrand, Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 18 Feb 2021

How consumers choose where they shop
How consumers choose where they shopArticle

There are several considerations a consumer deems important for their in-store shopping experience. Retailers have had to quickly adapt with innovative ways to ensure they are meeting shoppers' needs...

Ruschdi Taliep, Issued by Smart Media 18 Feb 2021

Tech reinvents retail in 2021
Tech reinvents retail in 2021Article

Derek Cikes, commercial director at part-payment platform Payflex, spotlights the top eight online retail trends expected to shape the online retail sector in 2021...

Issued by Payflex 26 Jan 2021

Prepare your business for the new lifestyles of the future
Prepare your business for the new lifestyles of the futureArticle

Modern societies are at a turning point where powerful lifestyle shifts are reshaping the ways in which we move, consume, work, learn, socialise and protect ourselves...

Willie Schoeman 25 Jan 2021

The balance between customer privacy and intimacy
The balance between customer privacy and intimacyArticle

Whilst the role of the marketing department appears to have evolved significantly over the past few years, fundamentally it is still about building relationships...

Paula Sartini 18 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: The evolving e-tail landscape
#BizTrends2021: The evolving e-tail landscapeArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic presented the industry with myriad challenges, but it also gave rise to opportunities - for those willing to dip their toes into digital innovations, says Procter & Gamble's Vilo Trska...

Vilo Trska 5 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Mergers, acquisitions and deaths of agencies
#BizTrends2021: Mergers, acquisitions and deaths of agenciesArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated a process of mergers in our industry...

César Vacchiano 28 Dec 2020

Nominations open for MAA Leadership Awards
Nominations open for MAA Leadership AwardsArticle

The Marketing Achievement Awards (MAA) is pleased to announce that it will be introducing three Leadership Awards to its catalogue of accolades...

Issued by Marketing Achievement Awards 18 Dec 2020

5 reasons why AI is the future of finance
5 reasons why AI is the future of financeArticle

The role of the chief financial officer (CFO) has expanded beyond the traditional gatekeeper to financial resources, chief accounting officer and head recordkeeper...

Gerhard Hartman 18 Dec 2020

#BestofBiz 2020: Marketing & Media
#BestofBiz 2020: Marketing & MediaArticle

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2020 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views...

14 Dec 2020

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Covid-19 and the sustainable procurement revolutionArticle

Despite the Covid-19 doom and gloom, there are some silver linings. For starters, the pandemic has emphasised the interconnectedness between people, the planet, and profit. It has also heightened our sense of urgency to collectively mobilise our efforts to implement more sustainable practices...

Christelle Marais 10 Dec 2020

Philani Sangweni
5 factors to look out for before investing in a VCArticle

Many entrepreneurs rely on investments from venture capitalists (VCs) to fund their growth. These are usually firms that rely on outside investors for the money they put into startups...

Philani Sangweni 8 Dec 2020

3 tips for balancing personal information while maintaining that personalised marketing edge
3 tips for balancing personal information while maintaining that personalised marketing edgeArticle

What happens when the age of big data collides with the age of personal information protection? With just over six months left for organisations to prepare for compliance with the Protection of Personal Information Act (PoPIA), this trajectory need not change. Instead it can merge, as long as marketers embrace their role in protecting their customers' voices...

Francois Kriel, Issued by Kriel & Co 26 Nov 2020

Beautiful News celebrates 4 years of proving that good news sells
Beautiful News celebrates 4 years of proving that good news sellsArticle

In four years, South Africa's fastest-growing positive news platform has become a global movement for social good. Through our stories, we are building communities, changing lives and delivering return on investment...

Amy Pieterse, Issued by Ginkgo Agency 18 Nov 2020

Tharina Gombault, private health lead, Accenture in Africa
Revenue management and analytics can drive better healthcareArticle

Hospitals in Africa face several constraints. From a lack of infrastructure and resources to low access, a complex value chain, disconnected technologies and systems, unintegrated processes resulting in revenue leakage, late payment, stranded claims, uncollectible write-offs, as well as dissatisfied customers...

Tharina Gombault 17 Nov 2020

New Google-IFC report: Africa's internet economy worth $180bn by 2025
New Google-IFC report: Africa's internet economy worth $180bn by 2025Article

A new report unveils the estimated worth of Africa's internet economy in five years time and the factors contributing to this overall growth...

12 Nov 2020

Is Black Friday 2020 cancelled?
Is Black Friday 2020 cancelled?Article

Shopping is bound to look different this year, but will stores be pushing for online sales to avoid endless queues, or will retailers tailor the in-store experience to reflect the times? We asked experts from the dentsu SSA network to weigh in...

Issued by Dentsu 4 Nov 2020

Do brands know too little or too much about their consumers?
Do brands know too little or too much about their consumers?Article

Many consumers feel brands don't know them well enough to serve them in a way that makes them feel special. But when those brands know too much, can you trust them?

Haydn Townsend 2 Nov 2020

#FluxTrendsMasterclass: Lee Naik, CEO of TransUnion Africa, talks innovation in a crisis
#FluxTrendsMasterclass: Lee Naik, CEO of TransUnion Africa, talks innovation in a crisisArticle

Bronwyn Williams, partner at Flux Trends, interviewed Lee Naik at the Alinea Innovation Master Class to find out South African businesses can use innovation to become more resilient and sustainable...

2 Nov 2020

IAB SA Transformation Council calls for nominations of new members
IAB SA Transformation Council calls for nominations of new membersArticle

The IAB South Africa is calling on members to nominate their industry peers for a seat on the IAB SA Transformation Council...

Issued by IAB South Africa 30 Oct 2020

How conversational marketing can optimise your B2B sales cycle
How conversational marketing can optimise your B2B sales cycleArticle

With the ever-changing digital environment eliminating human interaction from the sales process, all a consumer needs to become a loyal customer is conversation and personalisation, and B2B customers are no different to any other...

Issued by Vyb 20 Oct 2020

IAB SA chair announced
IAB SA chair announcedArticle

The Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) South Africa has announced the appointment of Haydn Townsend, managing director of Accenture Interactive, as its new chairperson...

Issued by IAB South Africa 15 Oct 2020

Enterprises should follow these five vital steps to cloud success
Enterprises should follow these five vital steps to cloud successArticle

We can all agree that Covid-19 created an unprecedented wake-up call, and organisations everywhere have had a very powerful and direct reminder of the importance of systems resilience, agility, adaptability and scalability...

Jigyasa Singh 7 Oct 2020

Eric Croeser, Industry X managing director, Accenture
Pursuing a Triple Zero futureArticle

The mining industry has envisioned a new future where business, human and environmental interests are not competing priorities, but complementary strengths: a Triple Zero future of zero harm, zero loss, and zero waste...

Eric Croeser 7 Oct 2020

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Wendy Lucas-Bull to replace Christo Wiese as Shoprite chairpersonArticle

Shoprite Holdings has appointed Absa Group chairwoman Wendy Lucas-Bull as its chair designate, replacing Christo Wiese, who has been the retailer's chairperson since 1991...

2 Oct 2020

Old habits die hard - or do they?
Old habits die hard - or do they?Article

Changes in consumer habits have taken place on a massive scale due to lockdowns and social distancing decrees. Consumers have had to adapt to work without offices, fitness without gyms...

Sean Sullivan 29 Sep 2020

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It's in the science, stupid!Article

Joe Public United's group chief strategic officer, Laurent Marty, tackles the subject of a new age in marketing - namely, the rise and growth of science-based advertising. Here, he describes how strategic planners should embrace essential new insights in order to reach maximum efficiency through creative campaigns...

Laurent Marty 18 Sep 2020

Shaping the conversation for women in business - Standard Bank Top Women Awards announces most diverse judging panel yet
Shaping the conversation for women in business - Standard Bank Top Women Awards announces most diverse judging panel yetArticle

Considered to be one of the most prestigious awards in the country. The Standard Bank Top Women Awards are in their 17th year and their judging panel reads as a list of who's who of corporate South Africa...

Issued by Topco Media 16 Sep 2020

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Post-millennium viewership and instant culture in broadcasting - adapting to the demands of Gen-Z consumersArticle

Roman Magis, principal director: Video, Advertising and Content for Accenture in Africa, explores how post-millennium viewership and instant culture in broadcasting presents a unique opportunity for content creators in South Africa...

Roman Magis 16 Sep 2020

MAA announces Marketing Achievement Council members for 2020/2021
MAA announces Marketing Achievement Council members for 2020/2021Article

The Marketing Achievement Awards (MAA) has announced the Marketing Achievement Council (MAC) members for 2020/2021 and Mohale Ralebitso as Council chairperson...

10 Sep 2020

WPP's Mark Read issues apology over 'ageist remarks'
WPP's Mark Read issues apology over 'ageist remarks'Article

WPP Group CEO Mark Read has been forced to apologise after a comment he made to investors at WPP's first half results presentation last week...

2 Sep 2020

Looking for the right ed-tech partner?
Looking for the right ed-tech partner?Article

The global education-technology market has grown rapidly in the last ten years, morphing from R8,6bn in venture-capital funding in 2010 to R121bn in 2019...

2 Sep 2020

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