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MARKETING & MEDIA

#WomensMonth: One Custom's Lisa Hoflinger on her passion for data and what it says about customers
#WomensMonth: One Custom's Lisa Hoflinger on her passion for data and what it says about customers

Co-founder and data and customer insights lead at One Custom, Lisa Hoflinger tells us about her passion for data analysis, her journey in the data/tech space as a woman and shares her personal tips on getting to the top in the marketing industry...

By Juanita Pienaar 15 hours ago

LIFESTYLE

Top 5 takeaways that survived lockdown in the Deep South
Top 5 takeaways that survived lockdown in the Deep South

As recently cash-strapped restaurant patrons become the new norm, takeaways that are surviving lockdown need to have even more creative cuisine offerings to be noticed...

By Shellee-Kim Gold 16 hours ago

AUTOMOTIVE

Driving the Lexus UX 250 Hybrid Luxury Compact Crossover
Driving the Lexus UX 250 Hybrid Luxury Compact Crossover

Silent is the night and silent is the day too. All thanks to the 2020 Lexus UX 250 hybrid Luxury Compact Crossover...

By Naresh Maharaj 18 hours ago

PROPERTY

#WomensMonth: 'Generations to come are dependent on our unity' - Lungile Nkosi, The Pillow Fluffer
#WomensMonth: 'Generations to come are dependent on our unity' - Lungile Nkosi, The Pillow Fluffer

Lungile Nkosi is the entrepreneur behind The Pillow Fluffer Interiors, a black female-owned full interior design services company and content platform...

By Sindy Peters 18 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Newspapers ABC Q2 2020: Newspapers reflect the 'new normal'
Newspapers ABC Q2 2020: Newspapers reflect the 'new normal'

The second quarter of 2020, the period April to June 2020, has mirrored the chaos caused by Covid-19 on the newspaper industry. As a result, only a third of publications submitted circulation data to the Audit Bureau of Circulation (ABC)...

By Danette Breitenbach 21 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Magazines ABC Q2 2020: Magazines non-submission reflects Covid-19 impact
Magazines ABC Q2 2020: Magazines non-submission reflects Covid-19 impact

The period April to June 2020 of the Audit Bureau of Circulations (ABC) for magazines is characterised by the negative effect of Covid-19 that has seen publishing houses closing and titles discontinued and terminated...

By Danette Breitenbach 21 hours ago

FINANCE

Sanisha Packirisamy, economist at Momentum Investments
#WomensMonth: The glass ceiling isn't shatterproof - Sanisha Packirisamy

There will be times when you are a lone female voice in a room of male counterparts, but it is important to trust your skills, express your point of view, stand firm and walk tall...

By Nicci Botha 21 hours ago

ICT

#WomensMonth: Sandra Orta helps provide healthtech innovations across Africa
#WomensMonth: Sandra Orta helps provide healthtech innovations across Africa

With over 18 years of experience in strategic and operational marketing, sales and business development roles within big pharma, mid-sized pharma, biotech, startups and non-profit organisations, Sandra Orta is passionate about contributing to a better world...

By Evan-Lee Courie 1 day ago

RETAIL

#WomensMonth: Sheba Feminine shifting the narrative around menstrual health
#WomensMonth: Sheba Feminine shifting the narrative around menstrual health

Twenty-something Transkei native Zizipho Ntobongwana is the bold young businesswoman behind Sheba Feminine, a local range of biodegradable sanitary products made from organic cotton...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 1 day ago

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

#WomensMonth: 'South Africa has enormous opportunity' - Alison Collier, MD of Endeavor SA
#WomensMonth: 'South Africa has enormous opportunity' - Alison Collier, MD of Endeavor SA

With extensive global experience, Alison Collier, a definite role model for future businesswomen, shares her journey with us this Women's Month...

By Evan-Lee Courie 1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Unati Moalusi, chief people officer at Wunderman Thompson South Africa.
#BehindtheMask with... Unati Moalusi, chief people officer at Wunderman Thompson SA

This week, we go behind the mask with Unati Moalusi, chief people officer at Wunderman Thompson South Africa...

By Jessica Tennant 1 day ago

FINANCE

Nthabiseng Moloi
#WomensMonth: Make sure you have a tribe of people who inspire you

Having cut her teeth on big-name brands like Plascon and DSTV, Nthabiseng Moloi, found her niche in the financial services industry...

By Nicci Botha 1 day ago

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

#WomensMonth: 'Do not give up my sisters' says Yvonne Iyer, founder of Yin Connect
#WomensMonth: 'Do not give up my sisters' says Yvonne Iyer, founder of Yin Connect

As the founder of Yin Connect, a 100% BEE woman-owned boutique consultancy, Yvonne Iyer helps connect businesses with retired German experts...

By Evan-Lee Courie 1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

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How to reshape and reinvent your business

Off Limit Communications CEO Jerome Cohen shares steps on reshaping our future and reinventing businesses...

By Jerome Cohen 1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

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Key post-Covid-19 marketing hacks

Freelance consultant, Sam Swaine shares key learnings your marketing strategies can integrate during and post the corona pandemic - the most important of which is to meet your customers where they are...

By Sam Swaine 1 day ago

LIFESTYLE

#WomensMonth: Unapologetically original - Q&A with rising star DJ Cuppy
#WomensMonth: Unapologetically original - Q&A with rising star DJ Cuppy

Nigerian-born multi-platform musician and philanthropist, Florence Ifeoluwa Otedola aka DJ Cuppy, will be releasing her debut album, Original Copy, later this month. We swung a few questions her way to find out about her new album, her charity work and supporting women in the arts...

By Ruth Cooper 2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

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#LightSAred: Impact is in the eye of the beholder

WorldSport SA CEO Bruce Parker-Forsyth speaks to the current Light SA Red campaign running in the events industry...

By Bruce Parker-Forsyth 2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

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Stop spreading the news

Kim Furman, Synthesis marketing manager writes that fake news might be an old-world problem but there are new world solutions to tackle it...

By Kim Furman 2 days ago

LEGAL

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#WomensMonth: Gender bias. Challenge or opportunity?

Women are naturally subjected to gender bias, whether conscious or unconscious. This is an everyday fight, but you can choose to see this as a threat or an opportunity...

By Nicci Botha 2 days ago

LIFESTYLE

Free musical and opera streamings this weekend
Free musical and opera streamings this weekend

Add some music to your entertainment menu with free streamings from New York's celebrated Lincoln Centre and Met Opera...

By Daniel Dercksen 7 Aug 2020

RETAIL

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FLM campaign dents SA's deepening hunger crisis

Food Lover's Market's fourth annual Hunger Month campaign raised funds equating to 1,030,888 meals, exceeding the fresh produce retailer's 1 million meal target for 2020...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 7 Aug 2020

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

The struggles of a local travel startup
The struggles of a local travel startup

As a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, the tourism industry has been brought to a standstill leaving this entrepreneur with limited options.

By Evan-Lee Courie 7 Aug 2020

MARKETING & MEDIA

#WomensMonth: Nishi Singh, MD of NSP Consultants
#WomensMonth: Nishi Singh, MD of NSP Consultants

NSP Consultants was started by Nishi Singh after she noticed the incredible potential South African businesses have to go from good to better...

By Evan-Lee Courie 7 Aug 2020

MARKETING & MEDIA

Juliet Honey, freelance creative director.
#WomensMonth: Juliet Honey; "Let's work together with the good men in the industry"

As part of our Women's Month content feature and in the build-up to our panel discussion with some of this year's Gerety Awards all-female South African executive jury members, taking place in September, Jessica Tennant, senior editor: Marketing & Media at Bizcommunity interviews freelance creative director Juliet Honey...

By Jessica Tennant 6 Aug 2020

MARKETING & MEDIA

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Why brands need to be more inclusive

Marketing and brand communications enthusiast, Khangelani Dziba writes about the recent debate sparked by the Nikon influencer marketing campaign and how brands need to ensure that their strategies include more diversity, more transformation and more inclusion...

By Khangelani Dziba 6 Aug 2020

MARKETING & MEDIA

BREAKING: Daily Maverick launches weekly print newspaper, exclusive interview with Styli Charalambous
BREAKING: Daily Maverick launches weekly print newspaper, exclusive interview with Styli Charalambous

WATCH: Daily Maverick has just announced that it's launching a weekly newspaper, yes, in 2020, in the middle of a pandemic and the greatest calamity to ever hit the global print media. In our exclusive video interview, publisher and CEO Styli Charalambous tells us the rationale behind their decision to foray back to the future, as they've dubbed the project...

By Jessica Tennant 6 Aug 2020

MARKETING & MEDIA

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Is grassroots marketing still effective?

Ron Stefanski, internet entrepreneur and marketing professor at National Louis University, unpacks what grassroots marketing is and how this powerful marketing tool is still effective for helping companies find new customers for their products and services...

By Ron Stefanski 6 Aug 2020

MARKETING & MEDIA

#WomensMonth: Marisa Logan, founder of Stream, is no stranger to success
#WomensMonth: Marisa Logan, founder of Stream, is no stranger to success

No stranger to launching a successful business, Marisa Logan is a talented businesswoman who's done it all...

By Evan-Lee Courie 6 Aug 2020

MARKETING & MEDIA

#Newsmaker: Outgoing Loeries chairperson, Tseliso Rangaka
#Newsmaker: Outgoing Loeries chairperson, Tseliso Rangaka

An interview with Tseliso Rangaka, CCO at FCB Joburg and Hellocomputer, outgoing Loeries chairperson, on his Loeries journey in our interview as his two-year tenureship comes to a close...

By Jessica Tennant 5 Aug 2020

MARKETING & MEDIA

So, what will the truth be like in the future?
So, what will the truth be like in the future?

At the beginning of the week, Kodak, a once giant company was trading at the lowly price of $2.62. By Wednesday it was trading at close to $60...

By Damon Stapleton 5 Aug 2020

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