MARKETING & MEDIA

Yolisa Phahle, CEO of general entertainment at the MultiChoice Group, presenting the final keynote session of the second day of AfricaCom 2019.
#AfricaCom: Why "African time" is now for African storytelling, by Africans

Yolisa Phahle, CEO of general entertainment at the MultiChoice Group, presented the final keynote session of the second day of AfricaCom 2019. As "a South African who lives and breathes the African dream," she explains why they're retelling possibly the greatest African story of all time, with global appeal.

By Leigh Andrews 1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

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#GoogleforSouthAfrica: Contributing to connectivity

Free fast internet is a game-changer, but while public Wi-Fi is highly valued by South Africans, deploying a sustainable service can be challenging. In a step to overcome this, Google South Africa announced the launch of Google Station across 135 sites across the Western Cape.

By Danette Breitenbach 2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

MCs Nina Hastie and Tats Nkonzo. Image credit: Assegai Awards.
#AssegaiAwards2019: All the winners

The 2019 Assegai Awards was recently held at The Polo Room/Inanda Club in Sandton, Johannesburg. The show's MCs were Nina Hastie and Tats Nkonzo.

2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

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#EpicaAwards2019: SA's VMLY&R announced as one of the finalists!

The 2019 Epica Awards shortlist has been announced with South Africa's VMLY&R's "Don't Tell Me What To Do" campaign for Edgars revealed as a finalist in the Branded Content - Music Video category.

2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

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#AfricaCom: Future of digital financial services in Africa

According to the World Economic Forum, there are 700m people using digital financial services globally, of which half are in Africa, said Dr Hanlie Smuts, associate professor at the University of Pretoria and moderator of the panel discussion on the future of digital financial services in Africa at the AfricaCom conferences at the Cape Town International Convention Centre.

By Nicci Botha 3 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Scanlan presenting at AfricaCom 2019.
#AfricaCom: How to accelerate digital transformation to 5G the right way

The 22nd edition of Africacom took place from 12 to 14 November 2019 at the CTICC in Cape Town. Chair for the first morning of Africacom's headline keynotes was Toby Shapshak, editor-in-chief of Stuff magazine, with Paul Scanlan, CTO of carrier business group at Huawei technologies, up first on all things 5G and even 'facial recognition' of fish.

By Leigh Andrews 3 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

The cast of Keeping Up With the Kardashians picking up the Reality Show of 2019 People's Choice Award. Image credit: Christopher Polk/E! Entertainment/NBCU Photo Bank.
Check out all the winners of the 2019 E! People's Choice Awards

The second edition of the E! People's Choice Awards was recently held at Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California in the US. The awards show was broadcast across E! in 161 countries, including South Africa (DStv channel 124).

3 days ago

HR & MANAGEMENT

What do millennials really want from a workplace?
What do millennials really want from a workplace?

A recent survey entitled What Millennials Want From the Workplace has revealed that workplace design and flexible working are top priorities.

11 Nov 2019

LOGISTICS & TRANSPORT

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Uber launches Uber Movement in Cape Town

With the growing issues of transport congestion on South Africa's roads, especially in Cape Town, Uber has, as a solution, launched Uber Movement in Cape Town.

11 Nov 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

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How social media activity is fuelling future global women's sports investment

Increased social media activity is believed to be fuelling investment in future global women's sports.

11 Nov 2019

RETAIL

Tommy Hilfiger aims for 100% 3D apparel design
Tommy Hilfiger aims for 100% 3D apparel design

Tommy Hilfiger, owned by PVH Corp., is incorporating 3D design technology into all global apparel design teams at its headquarters in Amsterdam. Its Spring 2022 apparel collections will be the first to be fully designed using the company's 3D design platform. This commitment builds upon Tommy Hilfiger's target to digitalise its end-to-end value chain.

11 Nov 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

Image credit: Plush Design Studio on Unsplash.
The 6 pillars of killer content creation

There are 39.3 million active internet users in South Africa, according to Statista, and the average South African spends about eight hours and 32 minutes online per day.

By Zubeida Goolam 11 Nov 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

Dr Carl Driesener, senior marketing scientist at the Ehrenberg-Bass Institute (EBI) of marketing science in Australia explaining the 5 steps to becoming a smarter target marketer at Spark Media's recent event.
5 steps to becoming a smarter target marketer

Dr Carl Driesener, senior marketing scientist at the Ehrenberg-Bass Institute (EBI) of marketing science in Australia - the home of evidence-based marketing, shared five steps to being a smarter target marketer at Spark Media's recent 'seminar roadshow'.

By Leigh Andrews 8 Nov 2019