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Durban International Film Fest announces DIFF Awards winners
Durban International Film Fest announces DIFF Awards winnersArticle

The 2020 Durban International Festival (DIFF) came to a close with the announcement of the winners of the DIFF Awards...

2 hours ago

15 additional speakers announced for the SingularityU SA Online Summit 2020
15 additional speakers announced for the SingularityU SA Online Summit 2020Article

SingularityU announces global lineup to address thought-provoking topics...

Issued by Mann Made 3 hours ago

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South Africa's Covid-19 tracing app - would you download it?Article

Jarred Mailer-Lyons, head of digital at The MediaShop shares his views on SA's new Covid-19 tracing app...

Jarred Mailer-Lyons 4 hours ago

#DoBizZA: How UBU International can give local businesses a leg up
#DoBizZA: How UBU International can give local businesses a leg upArticle

UBU International aims to help local businesses boost their sales by leveraging a combination of mobile discovery, marketing, rewards and mobile payments...

Lauren Hartzenberg 2 days ago

While repo rate breathes life into residential property, commercial sector remains subdued
While repo rate breathes life into residential property, commercial sector remains subduedArticle

The sounds emanating from the property market in recent months seem to point to two almost totally different worlds...

John Loos 2 days ago

Why VDP applications really must be 'voluntary'
Why VDP applications really must be 'voluntary'Article

Voluntary Disclosure Programme (VDP) applications have been a permanent part of our law since 2012. The essence of a VDP application is that a taxpayer is incentivised to disclose to Sars a tax default by being granted some relief from the consequences of their default...

Graeme Palmer 2 days ago

Nespresso commits to carbon neutral coffee by 2023
Nespresso commits to carbon neutral coffee by 2023Article

Nespresso has been carbon neutral across its business operations since 2017, and now commits to achieving full carbon neutrality across its supply chain and product life cycle...

2 days ago

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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 2 days ago

4 sub-Saharan African countries to visit this spring
4 sub-Saharan African countries to visit this springArticle

With the borders officially opening to the rest of Africa and the world on 1 October 2020, South Africa's neighbouring countries in sub-Saharan Africa offer the perfect vacation spots for SA travellers who want to follow their wanderlust...

3 days ago

International Equal Pay Day, the most ludicrous day of all
International Equal Pay Day, the most ludicrous day of allArticle

Friday, 18 September, is International Equal Pay Day, the most ludicrous day on the global calendar. How can it be that in the year 2020 some people continue to earn more because of their gender or race?

Onyi Nwaneri 3 days ago

E&T Minerals: A Black-owned energy and trading company empowering Africa's youth
E&T Minerals: A Black-owned energy and trading company empowering Africa's youthArticle

Meet Emmanuel Ngulube and Daniel Eyre: Africa's Future trading and mining leaders and founders of E&T Minerals...

Issued by E&T Minerals 3 days ago

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Are relationships more important than brand quality and price?Article

How do you ensure a person buys your product over someone else's, especially when there's no real differentiation?

Louise Hefer 3 days ago

Game reveals innovative new retail concept in Gauteng
Game reveals innovative new retail concept in GautengArticle

The reimagined retail space now offers free Wi-Fi and a kids' play area, and incorporates innovations such as self-checkout counters and QR codes on products that link to Game's online store...

3 days ago

Food for thought: the global rise of dark kitchens and stores
Food for thought: the global rise of dark kitchens and storesArticle

Behind the door of a nondescript warehouse unit in Wynberg, north of Johannesburg, lies a microcosm of how we are going to buy food for the foreseeable future...

Rael Levitt 3 days ago

Africa Brand Summit convenor, Solly Moeng.
#AfricaBrandSummit: Solly Moeng shares his passion and vision for AfricaArticle

WATCH: In this exclusive interview with Africa Brand Summit convenor, Solly Moeng, Bizcommunity's Marketing & Media editor Juanita Pienaar finds out more about the summit, Moeng's passion for Africa and his vision for the event going forward...

Juanita Pienaar 3 days ago

5,200 jobs saved as Edcon concludes sale of parts of Edgars
5,200 jobs saved as Edcon concludes sale of parts of EdgarsArticle

Approximately 5,200 retail industry jobs will be saved, as Edcon announced this week that the sale of parts of the Edgars business in South Africa to Retailability Ltd has been implemented...

3 days ago

Level 1: Alcohol industry concerned about off-consumption restrictions
Level 1: Alcohol industry concerned about off-consumption restrictionsArticle

South Africa's alcohol industry welcomed last night's announcement by the government to place the entire country on Alert Level 1, but raised concerns about the continued restrictions for off-consumption sales...

3 days ago

Anzisha Prize 2020 reveals finalists
Anzisha Prize 2020 reveals finalistsArticle

The Anzisha Prize has revealed its top 20 finalists for 2020. Winners will be announced at this year's Anzisha Prize Conference on the 27 October 2020...

17 Sep 2020

#DoBizZA: How local brands can leverage their 'made in SA' status to entice shoppers
#DoBizZA: How local brands can leverage their 'made in SA' status to entice shoppersArticle

Locally sourced products and services comfort consumers, meeting their new needs for hygiene and spreading feel-good stories that celebrate the best of our diverse culture...

Karin Du Chenne 17 Sep 2020

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The rise of cancel cultureArticle

Tyrone Van Heerden, head of strategy at Iris, looks into the continuous trend of the cancel culture, the impact that it has on brands and how communications professionals can try and reduce the risk...

Tyrone Van Heerden 17 Sep 2020

Call for food entrepreneurs to join the Cape's first kitchen incubator
Call for food entrepreneurs to join the Cape's first kitchen incubatorArticle

The V&A Waterfront has taken the next step in making the Western Cape's first inclusive kitchen incubator a reality by calling for applications...

17 Sep 2020

Google and FAO launch new big data tool, Earth Map
Google and FAO launch new big data tool, Earth MapArticle

Google and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations has developed a new tool anyone, anywhere can access to obtain multidimensional maps and statistics showing key climate and environmental trends wherever they are...

17 Sep 2020

Fedhasa calls for private-public collaboration to boost tourism
Fedhasa calls for private-public collaboration to boost tourismArticle

"As an industry we have come together and worked tirelessly to ensure that travel is both safe and normal for our visitors and guests... It is my sincere hope that this collaboration continues and that public and private sector stakeholders work together to get South Africa's tourism, travel and hospitality community back on their feet..."

17 Sep 2020

SA's tourism sector promises to keep travellers safe as borders set to open
SA's tourism sector promises to keep travellers safe as borders set to openArticle

Following President Cyril Ramaphosa's announcement that the country's borders would open to international travellers under the strictest conditions, the South African tourism sector has promised to keep these incoming travellers safe...

17 Sep 2020

First digital SA Innovation Summit to host Swiss-South African Pitch Battle
First digital SA Innovation Summit to host Swiss-South African Pitch BattleArticle

The first digital version of the SA Innovation Summit will host the Swiss-South African Pitch Battle on the SAIS2020 Virtual365 Edition stage...

16 Sep 2020

#MEX20 closes with multi-Grammy-winning composer Rachel Z
#MEX20 closes with multi-Grammy-winning composer Rachel ZArticle

Two-time Grammy winner, Rachel Z will close the annual Music Exchange conference on Sunday, 20 September at 12pm on the Ticketpro platform...

Martin Myers 16 Sep 2020

Two Oceans Aquarium launches a series of dinners
Two Oceans Aquarium launches a series of dinnersArticle

The Two Oceans Aquarium will be hosting a series of dinners, called Deep Blue Dinner, which kicks off in October 2020...

16 Sep 2020

#VMLYRTheEdge: Things to consider when looking to expand to African markets
#VMLYRTheEdge: Things to consider when looking to expand to African marketsArticle

Dianna Games, chief executive of Africa @ Work shares some important things to consider when looking to do business in the African market...

Jessica Tennant 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

Checkers Sixty60 creates 800 new jobs during lockdown
Checkers Sixty60 creates 800 new jobs during lockdownArticle

Since the start of lockdown, Checkers Sixty60 has created 800 new jobs to meet the increased demand for the grocery delivery service...

16 Sep 2020

By invitation only: Amazon's new 'Luxury Stores' experience
By invitation only: Amazon's new 'Luxury Stores' experienceArticle

Amazon has unveiled a new premium shopping experience on its mobile app, called Luxury Stores, that will focus on both established and emerging luxury fashion and beauty brands...

16 Sep 2020

#Newsmaker: Fara Naomi Macias, new head of marketing at GC Aesthetics
#Newsmaker: Fara Naomi Macias, new head of marketing at GC AestheticsArticle

With her experience in the aesthetic business in the last eight years Fara Naomi Macias has been able to deliver tremendous results by launching the GCA brand in Mexico in 2014 with distributor Grupo Venta Internacional. Here, Macias shares with us more about her career journey and what it took to get to where she is today...

Juanita Pienaar 16 Sep 2020

Nonkululeko Gobodo
Clicks non-executive director Nonkululeko Gobodo resignsArticle

Nonkululeko Gobodo has resigned as Clicks Group's non-executive director, effective from 14 September...

16 Sep 2020

#BehindtheMask with... Jacques Du Bruyn, MD at Flume Digital Marketing
#BehindtheMask with... Jacques Du Bruyn, MD at Flume Digital MarketingArticle

This week, we go behind the mask with Jacques Du Bruyn, MD at Flume Digital Marketing...

Jessica Tennant 16 Sep 2020

#VMLYRTheEdge: The time to be more inclusive is now
#VMLYRTheEdge: The time to be more inclusive is nowArticle

VMLY&R's global CEO Jon Cook shares his views on what's happening from a diversity, equity and inclusion standpoint...

Jessica Tennant 15 Sep 2020

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Will robot calls and SMSs for direct marketing purposes become a thing of the past?Article

Livia Dyer, partner, and Nadine Mather, senior associate, Bowmans explain how PoPIA will impact and potentially change, the parameters of direct marketing...

Livia Dyer and Nadine Mather 15 Sep 2020

4 places to go on a foodie vacay in the Western Cape
4 places to go on a foodie vacay in the Western CapeArticle

The Western Cape offers the perfect spots to have a foodie vacation with your family, especially now that the lockdown restrictions have been eased and the weather is warming up...

15 Sep 2020

New home for SA fashion at Mall of Africa
New home for SA fashion at Mall of AfricaArticle

Mall of Africa is the new host of SA Fashion Week and has also welcomed the opening of Koop Studio, a new retail hub that showcases the work of local fashion designers. Koop Studio is a collaborative venture between Sandy Rogers and Lucilla Booyzen...

15 Sep 2020

Loeries Creative Week session to be hosted by Dr Rebecca Swift, global head of creative insights at Getty Images
Loeries Creative Week session to be hosted by Dr Rebecca Swift, global head of creative insights at Getty ImagesArticle

Gallo Images and the Loeries believe it is time to #GetReal through real stories from real women. Share a pic of yourself, or of a woman in advertising that you admire, along with a 250-word explanatory story to join this movement...

Issued by Loeries 15 Sep 2020

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The power of PR: 5 ways businesses can create stability through communicationArticle

Adam Hunter, head of Hook, Line & Sinker Communications comments on the value of integrated marketing and PR during economic upheaval...

Adam Hunter 14 Sep 2020

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6 words to guide you on your B2B content marketing journeyArticle

There are millions of companies buying products and services in SA. While B2B marketing has its own methods, it pays to remember there's a real person making those business decisions. New Media B2B GM Dev Naidoo and Swipe iX MD Leo Redelinghuys talk digitalisation without audience alienation...

Dev Naidoo and Leo Redelinghuys 14 Sep 2020

#DoBizZa: Start your mixer journey with Barker & Quin
#DoBizZa: Start your mixer journey with Barker & QuinArticle

Inspiration can be found in unexpected places. For Hanneli van der Merwe, it came on a business trip to Europe in November 2015 where corporate entertaining led to a personal discovery of the tasty world of craft gin and designer tonics...

Evan-Lee Courie 14 Sep 2020

Ntonbifuthi Ntuli, CEO, Sawea
Energy developments bode well for renewablesArticle

While the country continues to struggle with the crippling effects of prolonged load shedding, recent indicators point to a light at the end of the tunnel that is lit by renewable energy...

14 Sep 2020

How conversational commerce is shaping the future of business
How conversational commerce is shaping the future of businessArticle

While 'conversational commerce' is not a new concept, the phenomenon is gaining momentum, driving innovation and customer experience in an ever-changing e-commerce landscape...

James Bayhack 14 Sep 2020

2020 Durban FilmMart ends with Official Awards for Projects announcement
2020 Durban FilmMart ends with Official Awards for Projects announcementArticle

The 2020 Durban FilmMart (DFM) came to close with the announcement of the Official Awards for Projects on Sunday, 13 September 2020...

14 Sep 2020

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Social media as a marketing tool to navigate through the Covid-19 crisisArticle

Sabrina Andreucci, strategic director at Social Media 101 writes that the Covid crisis has created an ideal opportunity for brands to engage with their consumers through social media...

Sabrina Andreucci 14 Sep 2020

Former Cosmopolitan SA editors launch Mood creative agency
Former Cosmopolitan SA editors launch Mood creative agencyArticle

Following the closure of Cosmopolitan South Africa, former editor-in-chief Holly Meadows and fashion director, Cleopatra Marcopoulos today announced the launch of Mood creative agency...

14 Sep 2020

Impact of remote working, changing office market could be far-reaching
Impact of remote working, changing office market could be far-reachingArticle

Ever since the Covid-19 hard lockdowns began in all seriousness across the world earlier this year, the world has been abuzz with talk of how the crisis has changed the world...

John Loos 14 Sep 2020

#BizTrends2021 - write them, own them, make them possible
#BizTrends2021 - write them, own them, make them possibleArticle

There's never been a better time to rewrite the future or a better time to come on board to sponsor BizTrends...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 14 Sep 2020

Walmart to trial drone deliveries of health and wellness products
Walmart to trial drone deliveries of health and wellness productsArticle

Walmart is partnering with Zipline to launch a drone delivery operation in the U.S. Initially, the service will make on-demand deliveries of select health and wellness products...

14 Sep 2020

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