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Avatar acquires Espresso DBN, renamed to Avatar DBN
Avatar acquires Espresso DBN, renamed to Avatar DBNArticle

Avatar Agency Group has announced its acquisition of Espresso DBN. The independent Durban-based ad agency has sold 51% equity to M&N Brands, the holding company that owns Avatar. The deal will result in Espresso being renamed Avatar DBN...

18 hours ago

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How effective is the "Stop Hate for Profit" campaign?Article

Moti Grauman from The MediaShop says advertisers that have halted their spend on Facebook to 'Stop Hate for Profit' is ambiguous...

Moti Grauman 30 Jul 2020

Real Heroes Connect success shows South Africans are eager to increase coronavirus knowledge
Real Heroes Connect success shows South Africans are eager to increase coronavirus knowledgeArticle

South Africans are eager to update their knowledge about the coronavirus pandemic and its spread, as shown by a report detailing the viewership of edutainment video series Real Heroes Connect...

Issued by Grapevine Communications 28 Jul 2020

#BehindtheSelfie with... Nthabiseng Matshekga, executive head: Group Marketing at Nedbank
#BehindtheSelfie with... Nthabiseng Matshekga, executive head: Group Marketing at NedbankArticle

We go behind the selfie with Nthabiseng Matshekga, executive head: Group Marketing at Nedbank and #NedbankIMC2020 speaker...

Jessica Tennant 22 Jul 2020

Liquor losses make for a sobering situation
Liquor losses make for a sobering situationArticle

South Africa's entry into an era of liquor prohibition saw a loss of R20bn in alcohol sales during the first nine weeks of lockdown. With a second ban, the country will lose a further R10bn for every month the ban continues...

Issued by Nielsen 22 Jul 2020

Beekeepers demonstrate resilience during Covid-19
Beekeepers demonstrate resilience during Covid-19Article

A Sappi-sponsored programme that helps communities adjacent to forestry plantations to become beekeepers, has shown some unexpectedly encouraging results during the time of the Covid-19 pandemic...

Issued by Sappi 17 Jul 2020

Bravado strengthens offering as SA's newest youth marketing agency
Bravado strengthens offering as SA's newest youth marketing agencyArticle

Advertising and communications agency, Brave Group, is proud to announce Bravado as the group's newly launched specialist youth marketing agency...

Issued by The Brave Group 15 Jul 2020

The right tools in trying supply chain times
The right tools in trying supply chain timesArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic has seen companies working hard to optimise their supply chain, adapting to these unprecedented challenges by adopting digitisation, mechanisation, and automation to optimise operations and efficiencies...

Andrew Dawson 15 Jul 2020

Office subletting an emerging property trend
Office subletting an emerging property trendArticle

While flexible lease agreements and the restructuring of rentals are on the cards for many, given the current economic climate, little thought has been given to...

14 Jul 2020

Demand for technology to decrypt SA drivers' licenses increases
Demand for technology to decrypt SA drivers' licenses increasesArticle

During the Covid-19 lockdown, there has been an increased demand for technology solutions that make it easy to decrypt South African drivers' licenses...

Issued by Bidvest Mobility 14 Jul 2020

Julie Dunstan promoted to deputy media director at Mediology
Julie Dunstan promoted to deputy media director at MediologyArticle

Less than a year after joining media and digital marketing agency Mediology, Julie Dunstan has been promoted to deputy media director...

Issued by Mediology 6 Jul 2020

#FreshOnTheShelf: New from Cremora, Starbucks and Chill Beverages
#FreshOnTheShelf: New from Cremora, Starbucks and Chill BeveragesArticle

In #FreshOnTheShelf, we round up our pick of food and beverage products that have hit the shelves recently.

Lauren Hartzenberg 3 Jul 2020

What is your contribution to recycling?
What is your contribution to recycling?Article

Brand owners and consumers can make a valuable contribution to recycling by considering the packaging shape, material type, decorating options as well as educating fellow consumers in order to assist organisations such as Mpact...

Issued by Mpact Plastics 1 Jul 2020

Mondelez International announces senior appointments in sub-Saharan Africa
Mondelez International announces senior appointments in sub-Saharan AfricaArticle

Mondelez International is bolstering its regional leadership by appointing a new president of sub-Saharan Africa and managing director in SA...

23 Jun 2020

Nigerian retail and consumer landscape may never be the same again
Nigerian retail and consumer landscape may never be the same againArticle

As Nigerian consumers emerge from a restricted living scenario unlike any they have experienced before, there are already big shifts in their consumption dynamics with some behaviours set to never return...

Issued by Nielsen 18 Jun 2020

CEO Luc-Olivier Marquet on Unilever's response to Covid-19
CEO Luc-Olivier Marquet on Unilever's response to Covid-19Article

Many Unilever brands form part of South Africans' everyday defence against the coronavirus...

Lauren Hartzenberg 15 Jun 2020

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Tourism KZN's SMME online workshops open for registrationArticle

Tourism KwaZulu-Natal is running a series of online workshops for small tourism enterprises on recovery strategies and effective measures required to operate during the pandemic...

15 Jun 2020

Bidvest Mobility expands its range of intrinsically safe mobile computers for hazardous applications
Bidvest Mobility expands its range of intrinsically safe mobile computers for hazardous applicationsArticle

Bidvest Mobility has expanded its range of intrinsically safe mobile computers to meet the demand in the mining, oil and gas and other environments to digitise tasks in hazardous areas...

Issued by Bidvest Mobility 9 Jun 2020

Maggi freshens up online presence in Central and West Africa
Maggi freshens up online presence in Central and West AfricaArticle

Maggi has revealed a new website in Central and West Africa that offers fresh twists to popular African dishes. The brand has also released a second season of Yelo Pèppè...

8 Jun 2020

Sappi acts #ForNature and celebrates World Environment Day 2020
Sappi acts #ForNature and celebrates World Environment Day 2020Article

We have marvelled as the planet has taken a breather along with her inhabitants and has rejuvenated herself, as we have rediscovered the abundance that she has to offer. It is why it is so apt that it is the theme for this year's World Environment Day...

Issued by Sappi 5 Jun 2020

Uptake in automated dimensioning systems as e-commerce expands
Uptake in automated dimensioning systems as e-commerce expandsArticle

As e-commerce ramps up in South Africa due to lockdown, Bidvest Mobility, a leader in mobile computing and barcoding solutions, has experienced an uptake in the demand for automated dimensioning systems for inbound and outbound shipping operations...

Issued by Bidvest Mobility 3 Jun 2020

The Mpact hard hat face shield: protecting your workforce
The Mpact hard hat face shield: protecting your workforceArticle

The safety of our communities, and those who help build them, are a top priority for us at Mpact. We have launched a face shield, specially designed to attach to a hard hat, in support of the construction and related industries...

Issued by Mpact Plastics 3 Jun 2020

Billy Tom appointed Isuzu Motors SA's new CEO, MD
Billy Tom appointed Isuzu Motors SA's new CEO, MDArticle

Billy Tom succeeds outgoing MD Michael Sacke, who has opted to pursue other opportunities...

1 Jun 2020

Dave Govender takes helm as CEO of Bravo Group
Dave Govender takes helm as CEO of Bravo GroupArticle

Dave Govender has been appointed CEO of Bravo Group, Africa's largest manufacturer of furniture brands such as Sealy, Edblo, Gommagomma...

1 Jun 2020

Mpact expands face shield range - adults, kids, hardhat shields and respiratory masks
Mpact expands face shield range - adults, kids, hardhat shields and respiratory masksArticle

The safety of our communities is a top priority for us at Mpact. We have further expanded our face shield range and will be launching a respiratory mask during the course of June; ready for the re-opening of the many industries under Level 3 lockdown...

Issued by Mpact Plastics 29 May 2020

5 tips on creating a sustainable, purpose-led enterprise
5 tips on creating a sustainable, purpose-led enterpriseArticle

As purpose-driven entrepreneurship trends upward, serial entrepreneur Patricia Nzolantima believes this will positively impact the future of consumerism and how organisations operate in the long term...

26 May 2020

Key Distributors boosts sales by 25% with ConnectFMCG
Key Distributors boosts sales by 25% with ConnectFMCGArticle

Key Distributors, a business of Value Logistics, is a warehousing and sales company focused on the distribution of FMCG products to formal and informal retail markets in South Africa...

Issued by MegaVision Media 25 May 2020

Tertius Carstens named CEO for PepsiCo sub-Saharan Africa
Tertius Carstens named CEO for PepsiCo sub-Saharan AfricaArticle

Tertius Carstens, the current CEO of Pioneer Foods, has been appointed CEO of PepsiCo sub-Saharan Africa with immediate effect...

19 May 2020

Understanding rewards-based marketing
Understanding rewards-based marketingArticle

TLC Marketing Worldwide, a rewards-based company established in 1954, is premised on two core principles, namely that brands should add value rather than discounting and that added value should reward everyone...

Issued by TLC Marketing Worldwide 18 May 2020

Dis-Chem to acquire Baby City for R430m
Dis-Chem to acquire Baby City for R430mArticle

Dis-Chem Pharmacies is set to acquire Baby City and its network of 33 stores from founder shareholders, the Aronoff family, for R430m...

15 May 2020

Charting a course for post-Covid retail regeneration
Charting a course for post-Covid retail regenerationArticle

Nielsen has assessed various future scenarios to establish a clear regeneration path for retailers and manufacturers based on short, medium, and long term exit time horizons...

14 May 2020

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FMCG and Covid-19: Sector set for considerable changeArticle

The market for FMCG faces considerable changes - impacted by demand for consumer packaged goods, changes in household spending, increase in e-commerce and frequency of shop visits...

13 May 2020

SA to breathe easier with landmark OBEL Respiclear range
SA to breathe easier with landmark OBEL Respiclear rangeArticle

Local specialist brand-building distributor, Acdoco SA is soon to offer yet another pharmaceutical first in South Africa, this time an affordable, locally manufactured, nature-inspired highly-effective decongestant range...

Issued by ACDOCO SA 12 May 2020

Mpact Versapak is 'school ready': New face shield for kids
Mpact Versapak is 'school ready': New face shield for kidsArticle

Aiming to make a difference through timeous innovation, Mpact has developed a face shield specifically for children; ready for the reopening of schools...

Issued by Mpact Plastics 8 May 2020

#PrismAwards2020: Meet young voice Nombulelo Fox
#PrismAwards2020: Meet young voice Nombulelo FoxArticle

In the run-up to the 23rd Prism Awards to be announced virtually on Friday, 15 May, we chatted to this year's cohort of 'young voices' about their fresh approach to the judging process...

Jessica Tennant 6 May 2020

Video series educates essential FMCG workers on Covid-19 safety
Video series educates essential FMCG workers on Covid-19 safetyArticle

The animated videos provide essential workers in manufacturing, retail and supply chain industries with information on Covid-19...

6 May 2020

Covid-19 to fast-track online grocery shopping beyond 2021
Covid-19 to fast-track online grocery shopping beyond 2021Article

E-commerce is the fastest-growing channel for global packaged food sales, recording a 21% growth in 2014-2019, according to Euromonitor International...

4 May 2020

How to efficiently code flexible film?
How to efficiently code flexible film?Article

Flexible film one of the primary packaging materials of choice for food manufacturers and other companies in the fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) sector. It is inexpensive, efficient to work with and available in a wide range of materials with diverse properties...

Issued by Pyrotec 4 May 2020

CA&S Group acquires an equity shareholding in MACmobile
CA&S Group acquires an equity shareholding in MACmobileArticle

CA&S Group, a parent company that specialises in the FMCG industry, has acquired a 47% shareholding in MACmobile, a provider of end-to-end cloud-based FMCG value chain solutions...

29 Apr 2020

KLA Market Research opens a London office
KLA Market Research opens a London officeArticle

KLA Market Research is delighted to announce the opening of a London office headed up by consumer insights specialist, Lyndsay Mac Dougall, who has rejoined the KLA team...

Issued by KLA - Kaufman Levin Associates 28 Apr 2020

Every day is #EarthDay at Sappi
Every day is #EarthDay at SappiArticle

Today, Sappi joined the world in celebrating the 50th anniversary of Earth Day and in honouring the theme of climate action...

Issued by Sappi 22 Apr 2020

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Warc Awards 2020 announces Effective Content Strategy shortlistArticle

21 campaigns for a wide range of product categories for global brands across different markets have been shortlisted in the Effective Content Strategy category, which rewards content strategies that can demonstrate a business outcome...

22 Apr 2020

Covid-19: Pumping the brakes on FMCG
Covid-19: Pumping the brakes on FMCGArticle

A labour force that is at high risk of contracting Covid-19 has a major impact on the food supply chain...

Serena Ho 22 Apr 2020

Adapting traditional trade strategy for the Covid-19 retail reality
Adapting traditional trade strategy for the Covid-19 retail realityArticle

The unloved, underinvested world of traditional trade retailing just became the next key battleground for sales-depleted businesses, says Richard Wells...

Richard Wells 21 Apr 2020

Tiger Brands shuts Durban bakery following Covid-19 infections
Tiger Brands shuts Durban bakery following Covid-19 infectionsArticle

Tiger Brands will temporarily close its Durban Albany bakery as a precautionary measure after some staff members tested positive for Covid-19...

16 Apr 2020

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