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One year on: 3 ways in which Covid-19 has impacted the SA venture capital space
One year on: 3 ways in which Covid-19 has impacted the SA venture capital spaceArticle

It's been just over a year since South Africa went into lockdown. At the time, there was still hope that the country could isolate and contain the disease, allowing economic activity to continue as normal. Few could've forecast the toll the following months would take on our lives and livelihoods...

Philani Sangweni, Issued by Irvine Partners 2 days ago

Mentholatum goes direct to consumer with new e-commerce platform
Mentholatum goes direct to consumer with new e-commerce platformArticle

Visitors to Mentholatum SA's online store will be able to access the company's full range of brands including Deep Heat, Oxy, Happy Event and Softlips...

2 days ago

Bombay Sapphire on a mission to be world's most sustainable gin
Bombay Sapphire on a mission to be world's most sustainable ginArticle

Bombay Sapphire announced that all 10 of its botanical ingredients are on track to be certified sustainable in 2021...

Issued by OnPoint PR 2 days ago

New Bridgestone head of marketing announced
New Bridgestone head of marketing announcedArticle

Sara Didiza has been in the position since March and leads a multi-disciplinary team that includes product management, public relations, and more...

3 days ago

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5 categories that could lead retail's recovery in 2021Article

Merchant Capital's collection data suggests early signs of recovery in several key categories...

3 days ago

Domestic tourism to the rescue
Domestic tourism to the rescueArticle

Domestic and regional tourism is the light at the end of the tunnel, that holy grail that governments, tourism industries and stakeholders hope will ensure the sector's survival until international travel resumes...

Jenna Berndt 3 days ago

Another win for Tiger Wheel & Tyre
Another win for Tiger Wheel & TyreArticle

The people have spoken, and Tiger Wheel & Tyre has once again been awarded top spot in the Best of Zululand Readers' Choice Awards...

Issued by Tiger Wheel & Tyre 3 days ago

How telematics can improve e-commerce in SA during Covid-19
How telematics can improve e-commerce in SA during Covid-19Article

With more people choosing online as their preferred shopping channel, now would be the right time for the e-commerce sector to adopt telematics technology...

Justin Manson 3 days ago

The art of communications excellence
The art of communications excellenceArticle

In a business landscape that has undergone a major metamorphosis, the role of communications has become critical...

Jacki McEwen-Powell 3 days ago

Fred Razak, chief trading strategist, CMTrading
The cryptocurrency revolution. What's the outlook for 2021?Article

The Bitcoin price has surged up to $60,000. There are a few influencing factors that have contributed to this phenomenal rise in the cryptocurrency's fortunes...

Fred Razak 3 days ago

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Pricing strategy and the power of perceptionArticle

Price is the final barrier or motivation to purchase, says Nevo Hadas from DYDX...

Nevo Hadas 7 Apr 2021

Boris Dzhingarov
InsurerLabArticle

In current times, people are searching more and more for a trustworthy online insurance analysis resource, such as InsurerLab...

Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 7 Apr 2021

Drive off with your share of R1m in premium wheels and tyres
Drive off with your share of R1m in premium wheels and tyresArticle

Tiger Wheel & Tyre recently launched its incredible new promotion where customers have the opportunity to cash in on their share of R1m in premium wheels and tyres...

Issued by Tiger Wheel & Tyre 7 Apr 2021

Kwikmart app launches to empower and support local food businesses post-Covid-19
Kwikmart app launches to empower and support local food businesses post-Covid-19Article

The newly launched Kwikmart app provides a sales platform for local food businesses, whilst serving up consumers more wholesome and healthier choices...

Issued by Kwikmart 7 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. During their prolonged time at home, consumers have become more willing and able to use digital methods of engagement...

Ntombi Mhangwani 7 Apr 2021

Final chance to enter Private Property's innovative Sherlock Homes competition - with a chance to WIN big!
Final chance to enter Private Property's innovative Sherlock Homes competition - with a chance to WIN big!Article

Private Property's innovative Sherlock Homes competition is well underway, with thousands of people joining in the hunt every week...

Issued by Private Property South Africa 7 Apr 2021

gfknewron 2.0: Exciting new features to boost product revenue and take market share
gfknewron 2.0: Exciting new features to boost product revenue and take market shareArticle

Driven by powerful AI that is continuously validated by GfK's experts, gfknewron gives instant access to GfK's independent, predictive analytics for tech consumer goods across 27 countries...

Issued by GfK South Africa 7 Apr 2021

Elevator partners with IMA, rebrands to SA chapter
Elevator partners with IMA, rebrands to SA chapterArticle

Elevator Agency is partnering with the global Intermarketing Agency (IMA) and will rebrand, becoming the South African chapter of IMA, effective April 2021...

7 Apr 2021

Music festivals will be very different in summer 2021 - here's what to expect
Music festivals will be very different in summer 2021 - here's what to expectArticle

Live events are set to make a welcome return as the UK moves out of lockdown in the coming months. Parklife and Wireless are the latest events to confirm that they will go ahead this year, both for September, in Manchester and London respectively. Wireless has yet to announce artists, but Parklife's bill includes rappers Megan Thee Stallion and Dave, and electronic stars Disclosure.

Nick Davies & Daniel Baxter 7 Apr 2021

Are marketers focusing on the right channels?
Are marketers focusing on the right channels?Article

Borderless Access surveyed consumers and marketing professionals across 11 countries to understand how these shifts have changed the industry - and what they mean for the future of media and marketing...

Issued by Borderless Access 7 Apr 2021

Lelive: a community-first, clean beauty brand by Amanda du-Pont
Lelive: a community-first, clean beauty brand by Amanda du-PontArticle

Actress, model and TV personality Amanda du-Pont has ventured into the beauty business, launching a locally-made skincare brand...

Lauren Hartzenberg 6 Apr 2021

Is that a good egg? How chocolate makers rate on social and environmental measures
Is that a good egg? How chocolate makers rate on social and environmental measuresArticle

Easter is the biggest chocolate-buying time of the year. But who's really paying for the cost of that chocolate?

John Dumay and James Guthrie 6 Apr 2021

Jameson's Beatha skincare launch a PR stunt
Jameson's Beatha skincare launch a PR stuntArticle

Jameson revealed on 1 April that the product launch was simply the start of a Comedy Month campaign...

6 Apr 2021

New Tiger Wheel & Tyre Fitment Centre opens its doors
New Tiger Wheel & Tyre Fitment Centre opens its doorsArticle

As part of ongoing expansion plans, Tiger Wheel & Tyre recently opened its newest store located at Festival City in Kempton Park...

Issued by Tiger Wheel & Tyre 6 Apr 2021

Takealot competitor Everyshop officially launches
Takealot competitor Everyshop officially launchesArticle

The marketplace has been described as a likely Takealot competitor, with an extensive product range spanning electronics and appliances, furniture, fashion, beauty, fitness, DIY...

6 Apr 2021

What SA consumers can expect from food price inflation this year
What SA consumers can expect from food price inflation this yearArticle

With maize production estimates expected to be adjusted in the coming month with farmers on the ground continuing to express optimism about yield prospects, will likely add downward pressure on maize prices, which bodes well for SA's consumer food price inflation...

Wandile Sihlobo 1 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

Bill Winters, group chief executive of Standard Chartered
Where a global carbon tax meets a just energy transitionArticle

More than half of African companies are delaying their energy transition targets, leaving them in danger of missing the Paris Agreement target of net zero carbon emissions by 2050...

1 Apr 2021

PMA, United Fresh to create new global trade association
PMA, United Fresh to create new global trade associationArticle

The new association will enhance member services, increase advocacy before government and the public, help members grow their businesses and drive consumption of fresh produce and demand for floral products...

1 Apr 2021

Social Places survey results
Social Places survey resultsArticle

Social Places has released the stats from the second edition of their annual online local landscape survey. These stats offer insight into how South African consumers engage with businesses online...

Issued by Social Places 31 Mar 2021

Up Money fined R1 million for conducting pyramid scheme
Up Money fined R1 million for conducting pyramid schemeArticle

The National Consumer Tribunal (NCT) has fined Up Money (PTY) Ltd an administrative fine of R1 million for conducting a pyramid scheme and contravening Section 43 (2) of the Consumer Protection Act (CPA)...

31 Mar 2021

Jumia Ghana launches food festival to support local restaurants
Jumia Ghana launches food festival to support local restaurantsArticle

Africa's e-commerce platform Jumia has announced the launch of its Food Festival Campaign. The campaign, which will run until 11 April 2021, is organised in partnership with local restaurants and supermarkets, as well as blue-chip international restaurant chains such as KFC, Pizza Inn and Burger King...

31 Mar 2021

#Newsmaker: Luzuko Tena rejoins Ogilvy Social Lab
#Newsmaker: Luzuko Tena rejoins Ogilvy Social LabArticle

Luzuko Tena, head of IAB SA Youth Action Council, rejoins Ogilvy Sociallab as paid social campaign manager...

Evan-Lee Courie 31 Mar 2021

Superunion creates Metropolitan's youthful GetUp brand identity
Superunion creates Metropolitan's youthful GetUp brand identityArticle

Metropolitan briefed Superunion to design a new digital-first sub-brand GetUp, specifically targeting young adults...

Issued by Superunion 31 Mar 2021

Empowering manufacturers to act more like retailers
Empowering manufacturers to act more like retailersArticle

Not only did the pandemic cause local manufacturing output to drop by nearly 50%, manufacturers also faced a squeeze from retailers looking to provide the best possible value to customers...

Greg Gatherer 30 Mar 2021

#BehindtheBrandManager: Lance Dodgen, Heineken SA's marketing manager: Cider
#BehindtheBrandManager: Lance Dodgen, Heineken SA's marketing manager: CiderArticle

Lance Dodgen, Heineken South Africa Marketing Manager: Cider is the custodian of the Dutch brewing company's Strongbow and Fox Cider brands...

Jessica Tennant 30 Mar 2021

How Jameson mixed up their marketing efforts during Covid-19
How Jameson mixed up their marketing efforts during Covid-19Article

Brands in all sectors of the economy have come through Covid-19 with varying degrees of success. The liquor industry was of course hard hit...

Beatrice Marfleet 30 Mar 2021

International buy-now-and-pay-later interest-free phenomenon arrives in South Africa
International buy-now-and-pay-later interest-free phenomenon arrives in South AfricaArticle

South Africans can now shop online and pay later, interest-free over six weeks; Payflex customers can shop at over 500 well-known stores like Cotton On, Superbalist and The Pro Shop...

Issued by Payflex 30 Mar 2021

Farming fish in fresh water is more affordable and sustainable than in the ocean
Farming fish in fresh water is more affordable and sustainable than in the oceanArticle

Aquaculture is a growing source of healthy protein for millions of people around the world, but there are big differences between farming fish on land and at sea.

Ben Belton, Dave Little and Wenbo Zhang 30 Mar 2021

Your brand's not only about you: The role of research in a rebranding process
Your brand's not only about you: The role of research in a rebranding processArticle

As in the case with Kia, the key to any rebranding process is research, write KLA's Tessa Nowosenetz and Christine Nyatsmbo...

Tessa Nowosenetz and Christine Nyatsambo, Issued by KLA 30 Mar 2021

Levi's drives awareness around importance of clean drinking water
Levi's drives awareness around importance of clean drinking waterArticle

Levi Strauss & Co is drawing attention to the environmental challenge of water pollution and how the company is actively trying to be part of the solution...

29 Mar 2021

Marketing Achievement Awards announces Rising Star finalists for 2020/21
Marketing Achievement Awards announces Rising Star finalists for 2020/21Article

The Marketing Achievement Awards (MAAs) has announced the finalists for its Rising Star of the Year Award - the best and the brightest under the age of 35 who have consistently demonstrated excellent performance and who have the potential to become outstanding leaders in their profession...

29 Mar 2021

What Domains.co.za's Site Builder can do for your small business
What Domains.co.za's Site Builder can do for your small businessArticle

Does your small business have a website? If not, 2021 could be a great year to consider getting your business online. Statistics show that a large majority of consumers research companies and their competitors before engaging with a few. Not having a website means you are not even in the running.

Issued by Domains.co.za 29 Mar 2021

Why your brand needs a P2P marketing strategy
Why your brand needs a P2P marketing strategyArticle

In a digitally connected world, positive customer opinions and recommendations can tilt scales in the favour of a particular project, product or service...

Heath Muchena 29 Mar 2021

The Franchise Co offers opportunities for food entrepreneurs
The Franchise Co offers opportunities for food entrepreneursArticle

The Franchise Co has set its sights on developing a whole new category of entrepreneurs by offering a franchised mobile restaurant...

29 Mar 2021

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