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MARKETING & MEDIA

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Impact players

During these strange times with no live sport to satiate our thirst for epic clashes, there is a new rivalry playing out in our industry between marketing teams and bottom-line focused executives...

By Grant McEwan 1 day ago

LIFESTYLE

Theatre, opera and ballet streamings to watch this weekend
Theatre, opera and ballet streamings to watch this weekend

Stream opera, theatre and ballet content online from your home while theatres are closed...

By Daniel Dercksen 1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

#StartupStory: How Simulpass app is resetting expectations for digital privacy
#StartupStory: How Simulpass app is resetting expectations for digital privacy

CEO of Simulpass, Michael Kramer explains how he's working on resetting expectations for digital privacy through this new app...

By Juanita Pienaar 1 day ago

CSI & SUSTAINABILITY

#BizUnity: Crossmoor Transport adopts community-based response to Covid-19 crisis
#BizUnity: Crossmoor Transport adopts community-based response to Covid-19 crisis

As part of its community-based response to the crisis, Crossmoor Transport has supported over 2,000 families with food hampers of essential goods and groceries...

By Sindy Peters 2 days ago

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

#StartupStory: Get your music heard on SubmitHub
#StartupStory: Get your music heard on SubmitHub

It goes without saying that when we need to set a certain mood, music is definitely a key factor. It's even better when you find a playlist that's already been curated...

By Evan-Lee Courie 2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

#StartupStory: Black Coffee Films - first black-owned and only black director-based company in Cape Town
#StartupStory: Black Coffee Films - first black-owned and only black director-based company in Cape Town

We talk to Black Coffee Films' Amanda Dlamini and David Leite about how their startup has tried to represent black directors in the country and consciously adding female and young directors to their roster...

By Juanita Pienaar 2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

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The rise of the consulting agency

The way organisations operate has shifted considerably in the wake of the Covid-19 outbreak. While much still seems uncertain, the key to surviving - and thriving - is based on the speed, tenacity and dexterity with which businesses need to adapt...

By Keshia Patchiappen 2 days ago

HR & MANAGEMENT

Why now is the time to invest in executive talent
Why now is the time to invest in executive talent

There's never been a better time to invest in executive talent. That may seem counterintuitive given current circumstances but there's sound logic behind it. Below are several reasons why spending on upper management makes perfect sense...

By Annelize van Rensburg 3 days ago

ICT

How to future-proof trust in the fast-growing data economy
How to future-proof trust in the fast-growing data economy

To leverage data and automated communications, marketers have to embrace responsible personalisation...

By JD Engelbrecht 3 days ago

CSI & SUSTAINABILITY

#BizUnity: Can your business help make the Tekkie Tax circle bigger?
#BizUnity: Can your business help make the Tekkie Tax circle bigger?

Now, more than ever, business SA is needed to lend a heroic hand...

By Sindy Peters 3 days ago

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Covid-19 has changed consumers expectations
Covid-19 has changed consumers expectations

Covid-19 has given a whole new meaning to the customer experience. Buying patterns have adapted to online shopping and contactless services...

By Nathalie Schooling 3 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

#OrchidsandOnions: Optimism wins the day
#OrchidsandOnions: Optimism wins the day

Tsogo Sun Gaming ad is simple but effective in passing along a call to action message, while Castle Lite seems to misunderstand the mindset of its largely male, young audience...

By Brendan Seery 30 Jun 2020

CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING

Post-Covid-19: Delivering sustainable energy across Africa
Post-Covid-19: Delivering sustainable energy across Africa

The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted the operating environment for both the public and private sectors as a result of the unprecedented lockdowns and restrictions put in place by countries to curb infections...

By Siyabonga Mbanjwa 30 Jun 2020

MARKETING & MEDIA

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B2B customers are people, too

B2B marketers have, for years, treated DMU's (Decision-Making Unit) as a homogenous group - but it's time to embrace the concept that they're individual people with their own functions, interests and needs, and communicate with them accordingly...

By Chiedza Gonyora 30 Jun 2020

PROPERTY

#YouthMonth: How an unexpected passion for property altered Chelsea Brown's career path
#YouthMonth: How an unexpected passion for property altered Chelsea Brown's career path

A UJ alumna, Chelsea Brown has found her passion in property, especially after recognising the many opportunities the field holds for SA's youth...

By Sindy Peters 30 Jun 2020

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

S&S Culture fights the good fight
S&S Culture fights the good fight

From music and culture to fashion and food, Samantha Joshua, CEO of S&S Culture, believes we are connected on so many levels. However, what's even more important is understanding what makes the consumer tick...

By Evan-Lee Courie 30 Jun 2020

EDUCATION

#LockdownLessons: Digital transformation isn't a nice-to-have, it's a basic need
#LockdownLessons: Digital transformation isn't a nice-to-have, it's a basic need

Sylvester Ratlabala, OneConnect CEO, shares his experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how the organisation is navigating these unusual times...

By Shan Radcliffe 29 Jun 2020

MARKETING & MEDIA

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The coronavirus pandemic is forcing brands to be more agile than ever - or die

It goes without saying that "business as usual" left the chat some time ago and marketers are faced with their biggest challenge ever in the face of the modern era's biggest pandemic. A new approach to existing marketing strategies is a necessity during these trying times...

By Thembi Sehloho 29 Jun 2020

LIFESTYLE

#YouthMonth: Telling stories that matter - Q&A with filmmaker Katya Abedian
#YouthMonth: Telling stories that matter - Q&A with filmmaker Katya Abedian

Young South African/Iranian filmmaker of award-winning short film Skin Diver, Katya Abedian, shares her thought process behind her creations, gives tips for aspiring filmmakers and advice on staying creative (and kind) during a pandemic...

By Ruth Cooper 29 Jun 2020

MARKETING & MEDIA

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Great experiences gives business a highly competitive intuitive advantage

Organisations are on an accelerated journey; evolving digital experiences and assets, aligning their goals to their customers. In the new phase of business; organisations take experiences to the next level; ramping up engagement opportunities and solving for the needs of their customers...

By Viresh Hargovan 29 Jun 2020

AUTOMOTIVE

Track and road tested: The BMW M340i xDrive Sedan
Track and road tested: The BMW M340i xDrive Sedan

I received the keys to a beauty of a beast speed machine recently and straight away I could feel the excitement coursing through my veins...

By Naresh Maharaj 29 Jun 2020

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

#StartupStory: Flip Phone is the new marketplace for mobile phones
#StartupStory: Flip Phone is the new marketplace for mobile phones

Looking for the easiest way to get fast cash for your old phone or looking for a deal on a new phone, but not pay exorbitant prices? Flip Phone could be the answer...

By Evan-Lee Courie 29 Jun 2020

MARKETING & MEDIA

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Brand name... who decides?

As tributes poured out for Ntate Maponya (Dr Richard Maponya) a few months ago (pardon me I am going to call him Ntate Maponya, just out of respect!), I couldn't help to think of the legacy he has left, that of his name Maponya...

By Bonnie Ramaila 26 Jun 2020

MARKETING & MEDIA

Creative Effectiveness Lions president, Pernod Ricard's Ann Mukherjee.
#LionsLive: Creative Effectiveness Lions president Ann Mukherjee's briefing

Simon Cook interviewed the president of the Creative Effectiveness Lions, Pernod Ricard's Ann Mukherjee to hear her briefing for 2021...

By Juanita Pienaar 26 Jun 2020

RETAIL

#YouthMonth: Jozi lovebirds blossom into business owners
#YouthMonth: Jozi lovebirds blossom into business owners

Thula Ndema and Thato Masondo are partners in life and in work. Operating from their shop in Victoria Yards, they make artisanal sorbet in a range of seasonal combinations...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 26 Jun 2020

LIFESTYLE

Theatre, opera and musical streamings to watch this weekend
Theatre, opera and musical streamings to watch this weekend

There's an abundance of live theatre, opera and musical streamings that you can watch in the comfort of your home...

By Daniel Dercksen 26 Jun 2020

PROPERTY

Silver linings for homeowners as economic revival takes centre stage
Silver linings for homeowners as economic revival takes centre stage

Finance minister Tito Mboweni's supplementary budget speech on Wednesday was met with trepidation by many South Africans...

By Tony Clarke 26 Jun 2020

ICT

Data storage partnerships are crucial going forward
Data storage partnerships are crucial going forward

In order to meet the unprecedented spike in online demand for orders and deliveries during the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, a strong relationship with a data storage vendor has become crucial...

By Hayden Sadler 25 Jun 2020

TOURISM

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Challenging the challenges of booking a flight during the Covid-19 pandemic

Even though it might not feel like it when every day is some combination of a nightmare written by Franz Kafka and George Orwell, there will come a time when Covid-19 is behind us and more of us realise that it's safe to fly again...

By Eugene Yiga 25 Jun 2020

MARKETING & MEDIA

President of the Titanium Lions, FCB's Susan Credle.
#LionsLive: Titanium Lions president Susan Credle's briefing

Simon Cook interviewed the president of the Titanium Lions, FCB's Susan Credle to hear her briefing for 2021...

By Juanita Pienaar 25 Jun 2020

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