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Marketing & Media
How to boost business leads in a digital environment

Encouraging a steady stream of high-quality new business leads will always be a priority for organisations, whether you're in retail or real estate...

By James Bayhack 9 hours ago;

Marketing & Media
1000 Women Restart offers hope to women in South Africa

1000 Women Restart, a comprehensive and wide-ranging campaign to empower victims of gender-based violence, and also those who lost their jobs during the Covid-19 lockdown...

12 hours ago;

Marketing & Media
Park Advertising invests in community radio

The riots and looting that took place earlier this month affected so many businesses and livelihoods, but it also showed South Africa's true colours of empathy...

10 hours ago;

Marketing & Media
Planning for a world beyond third-party cookies

For years, brands have relied on third-party cookies and mobile identifiers to deliver personalised ads to prospects and customers...

By Mario de Lima 8 hours ago;

Marketing & Media
Nigerian Women in PR counts down to its inaugural Reverse Mentorship Workshop for senior PR professionals

Nigerian Women in Public Relations (NGWiPR) has announced its inaugural Reverse Mentorship Workshop will be held on 28-29 July from 11am-1pm WAT...

Issued by Meltwater 1 day ago;

Marketing & Media
Media startup explain.co.za wins international award

Media startup explain.co.za has won a major international award, recognising the publication's commitment to making news accessible to all...

11 hours ago;

Marketing & Media
What is the future of Facebook?

Founded in 2004 by Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook is the oldest surviving social media platform today...

By Kyle Oosthuizen 1 day ago;

Marketing & Media
Winning the war for inbox attention: Simple strategies to land your Black Friday emails

Instead of blending in, Black Friday emails must ensure that your emails 'pop out' in inboxes and get your business noticed...

Issued by Everlytic 1 day ago;

Marketing & Media
Scan Display focuses on shopfitting and brand activations

Since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic in South Africa in March 2020, and the subsequent banning of exhibitions and events, Scan Display has shifted its focus to shopfitting, retail displays, brand activations and large format printing...

Issued by Scan Display 1 day ago;

Marketing & Media
In the as-a-Service economy, subscription without service just won't fly

If we think about the past year in business, the subscription and as-a-Service (aaS) economy has to be at the top of the trend lists...

By Daniel Teixeira 1 day ago;

Marketing & Media
Conversation Lab adds TT Club to its client base

Independent digital agency Conversation Lab has made further inroads into the London insurance market, adding transport and logistics insurer, TT Club, to its new client base.

1 day ago;

Marketing & Media
SingularityU SA encourages optimism in future-focused summit

SingularityU South Africa Summit in October set to host over 200 world-leading local and international speakers...

Issued by Mann Made 1 day ago;

Marketing & Media
The waning influence of influencers as we know them

The global lockdown in response to the coronavirus gave the marketing community cause to reevaluate their positions...

By Garreth van Vuuren 1 day ago;

Marketing & Media
White House blames Facebook and YouTube for spreading vaccine misinformation

The White House has YouTube, not just Facebook, on its list of social media platforms officials say are responsible for an alarming spread of misinformation...

By Nandita Bose 7 hours ago;

Entrepreneurship
More African cities to emerge as leading startup and investment hubs

Ian Lessem, managing partner at HAVAÍC, believes several other African cities are quickly emerging as leading startup and investment hubs to watch...

1 day ago;

Entrepreneurship
#RevivingTownshipEconomies campaign helps to restore small businesses

Small businesses are in crisis following the devastation caused by the recent looting and vandalism which swept across Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal...

8 hours ago;

Logistics & Transport
The Covid-19 pandemic has revealed that global supply chains are a huge house of cards

Notable events - including the Covid-19 pandemic - have revealed the weaknesses in global supply chains. Companies need to ensure the resiliency of the manufacturing and distribution systems...

By Glenn McGillivray 1 day ago;

Logistics & Transport
Transnet declares force majeure at container terminals

Transnet has declared force majeure at major container terminals in the country after a cyberattack last week disrupted operations, a notice seen by Reuters showed on Tuesday...

By Tanisha Heiberg and Zandi Shabalala and Helen Reid 1 day ago;

Tourism & Travel
Road to recovery: 5 things to expect from business travel beyond the third wave

What does Alert Level 3 now mean for business travel recovery. According to Bonnie Smith, general manager of FCM, while red lists and quarantine remain the biggest barriers to business travel, we can expect...

13 hours ago;

Legal
Special needs children need specialist estate planning

What about parents of children who have special needs? What happens if you were to pass away? Who looks after your adult special needs child? Who manages their finances?...

By Alex Simeonides, Issued by Capital Legacy 7 hours ago;

Agriculture
Local potato industry appeals for support amidst EU dumping threats

Potatoes SA appeals to South African consumers, businesses and its government to embrace and support local growers and producers as this is the most powerful and promising measure of combating the effects of agricultural dumping...

7 hours ago;

Retail
Fintech leader's predictions of SA's payments landscape

The silver lining of the Covid pandemic for many businesses has been the acceleration of online shopping in South Africa...

By Paul Behrmann, Issued by Payflex 1 day ago;

Retail
SiD Secure EFT doubles its merchant signups and goes live with faster, slicker platform

DPO South Africa's SiD Secure EFT has released its new platform sporting a slick new user interface and performing up to 82% faster than previous iterations...

Issued by DPO South Africa 1 day ago;

Retail
Greenwashing: What is bioplastic, compostable and biodegradable packaging anyway?

Terms such as biodegradability, compostable packaging, renewable content and bioplastics are the talk of the town, but what does this really mean?...

Issued by Mpact Plastics 1 day ago;

Retail
Gauteng suppliers warned against price gouging

The Gauteng Department of Economic Development has warned suppliers not to inflate the prices of essential items...

1 day ago;

Retail
Managing stock availability for post-protest recovery

The challenges in managing stock have never been so acute as they are now for retailers affected by the looting that swept through KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng...

By Hendrik Bredenkamp 7 hours ago;

Lifestyle
"Let's all help address our country's inequalities" - Mrs SA contestant

All South Africans should consider identifying and supporting organisations helping redress SA's glaring socio-economic inequalities, says social activist and Mrs SA semi-finalist Chane Todd...

Issued by Leap Communications 1 day ago;

Marketing & Media
Facebook will restrict ad targeting of under-18s

Facebook will stop allowing advertisers to target people under 18 on its platforms based on their interests or their activity on other sites...

By Elizabeth Culliford 7 hours ago;

Marketing & Media
#BehindtheMask: Noni Khumalo, radio host at Voice of Wits FM

This week, we spoke with Noni Khumalo, who is a radio host at Voice of Wits FM...

By Emily Stander 12 hours ago;

Marketing & Media
#OrchidsandOnions: Playing golden oldies

Heineken: Fun Ad encourages those in their 60s to get the jab; The Changeables campaign makes one wonder where FNB might be heading...

By Brendan Seery 1 day ago;

Marketing & Media
#Exclusive: Merica Monamodi shares excitement for IAB Bookmarks

We spoke with Merica Monamodi, the social media liaison for the IAB Bookmarks taking place on Thursday, 29 July...

By Emily Stander 1 day ago;

Marketing & Media
Warc Awards for Media 2021 juries announced

Warc has shared the details of the Awards for Media jury and categories...

1 day ago;

Marketing & Media
Wavemaker's business unit director shares her top tips on working with global brands

Wavemaker's business unit director, Cheryl Dube, shares five critical lessons she's learnt along the way...

Issued by Wavemaker 1 day ago;

Marketing & Media
4 things executives should not do on social media

Strengthening your company's reputation through online platforms is an important part of brand management...

6 hours ago;

Marketing & Media
Sechaba Gqeba joins SAfm

Celebrating 13 years in broadcasting, Sechaba Gqeba is taking her career to new heights by joining SAfm with her new lifestyle show, Living Redefined with Sechaba Gqeba...

6 hours ago;

Entrepreneurship
PayQin closes seed round with plans to expand in Africa

PayQin has announced a new €300,000 seed investment round that takes the company's funding up to $1m...

1 day ago;

Entrepreneurship
Pineapple closes Series A round at R80m

Pineapple has closed their Series A round at R80m in total. Notable investors on the ticket are Lireas Holdings, the Asisa ESD Fund, E4E, Vunani Capital and the Old Mutual Enterprise & Supplier Development Fund....

1 day ago;

Entrepreneurship
6 insurance types you may need to safeguard your business

The recent spate of violence in SA proved that business insurance is an important safeguard for any business. Here are insurance types to consider...

By Johannes Masiteng 11 hours ago;

Automotive
New names for next-gen electric Volvos

Electric Volvos of the future will be named differently than their outgoing combustion-engined stablemates...

By Gero Lilleike 1 day ago;

Logistics & Transport
Recovery of the transport industry shows potential

According to the latest Ctrack Freight Transport Index, the overall logistics sector continues to show huge growth with year-on year-increases of 26,4%...

8 hours ago;

ICT
Prosus faces investor criticism over R2bn fee for Naspers share swap

Technology investor Prosus will pay up to R2bn in transaction fees when it buys a block of parent company Naspers' shares...

1 day ago;

ICT
What cybersecurity experts think about Transnet's hack crisis

State-owned rail, port and pipeline company Transnet appears to be in crisis mode after a cyberattack hit the company last week...

12 hours ago;

Tourism & Travel
How Covid-19 is shaping trends in the food service industry

While the easing of restrictions earlier in the year in South Africa was welcomed news, the recent level 4 lockdown has meant another devastating setback for restaurants, hotels and more...

13 hours ago;

Tourism & Travel
IHS fund offers Durban youth up to 50% scholarships for August intake

All students who enrol at the Durban campus for the July 2021 intake before Tuesday, 10 August who have been victims of Kwazulu-Natal's social upheaval, will be eligible for a scholarship of up to 50% of their fees towards their year of study...

1 day ago;

Education
New learning platform to assist young Africans to reach their full potential

Full Potential has officially launched its online learning platform, which aims to develop one million young African leaders by 2025...

1 day ago;

Education
Music education can aid skills development for the future workplace

Music education in schools could equip learners with the skills they will need in the 21st century workplace, a new study has revealed...

7 hours ago;

Education
MasterStart, Cambridge Spark collaboration unlocks online AI training for Africans

Students across the African continent will be able to access to data analysis and AI training courses online, thanks to a new partnership...

6 hours ago;

Property
Redefine lists R1bn sustainability-linked bond

Redefine Properties has listed a R1bn issuance on the JSE for its first sustainability-linked bond...

1 day ago;

Property
PoPIA information officer clarity for community schemes

The implementation of the Protection of Personal Information Act (PoPIA) has posed numerous challenges for community housing schemes...

10 hours ago;

Legal
Company, director sentenced for R5.7m Sars fraud

A company and its director pleaded guilty in the Bloemfontein Regional Court of PAYE fraud for claiming a false PAYE credit of the R5.7 million...

1 day ago;

Legal
Guide to employers' tax obligations after damage to their premises

In this article, we deal with some of the possible implications for employers and employees of businesses damaged during the recent looting...

By Joon Chong and Nina Keyser 4 hours ago;

HR & Management
How to win at company culture, despite the pandemic

It's no secret that Covid-19 has completely changed our world of work. However, success can still be achieved by aligning culture and brand values...

By Enid Lizamore 11 hours ago;

HR & Management
Public sector unions sign wage deal

Public Service and Administration Minister Senzo Mchunu has welcomed the conclusion of the collective agreement on wage increases in the public service...

10 hours ago;

HR & Management
6 tips to get the office ready for your staff's return

Nearly 18 months after we left the office, businesses should not simply try to pick up where they left off and hope people return to the workplace environment as it was before...

By Linda Trim 1 day ago;

Construction & Engineering
IZA proposes new zinc refinery in SA to meet local demand

According to Simon Norton fromt the Africa Desk of the International Zinc Association, South Africa needs a zinc refinery to assist with the vast quantities of galvanised steel...

1 day ago;

Construction & Engineering
My Smart City app launched to help citizens report ward-related issues

Acumen Software has launched the first phase of its free My Smart City citizen's platform for City of Johannesburg and City of Cape Town residents...

8 hours ago;

Agriculture
Sauvignon Blanc SA Top 10 open for entry

Entries close on Tuesday, 17 August 2021, with late entries being accepted until Friday, 20 August 2021...

1 day ago;

Finance
More Nigerian banks are using chatbots to serve customers, but with mixed results

Chatbots are becoming an integral part of service provision around the world. Chatbots are computer programs designed to simulate a conversation...

By Emmanuel Mogaji 1 day ago;

Finance
The real impact of the unrest on SA's economy

As calm steadily returns after the recent social unrest, analysts are hard at work tallying the cost of the looting and disruption to economic activity...

By Carmen Nel 1 day ago;

Finance
Why the success of financial advice lies at the juncture between robo-advice and human ingenuity

Wall Street heavyweight, JP Morgan Chase's purchase of UK robo-advisor, Nutmeg, indicates the far-reaching effects of Covid-19 on the financial advice and wealth management industry...

By Jeanette Marais 15 hours ago;

CSI & Sustainability
#BizTrends2021: Time for NPOs to show their real impact

Traditionally, non-profit organisations have measured their performance in terms of how many rands they raised, how many they spent, and how many people they helped along the way...

By Keri-Leigh Paschal 1 day ago;

CSI & Sustainability
Creecy calls for greater access to finance for low-carbon investment in emerging markets

With emerging markets requiring an estimated $3-4tn annually in low-carbon investments over the next 15 years, Barbara Creecy has called on...

12 hours ago;

CSI & Sustainability
Keeping non-profit CEOs out of the room when boards decide what to pay them yields good results

Keeping non-profit CEOs out of meetings when members of their boards discuss or vote on compensation can lead to these CEOs making less money and working harder...

By Ilona Babenko 13 hours ago;

CSI & Sustainability
SA plans R36bn in relief measures over Covid-19, unrest

South Africa plans relief measures worth about R36bn to support businesses and individuals affected by Covid-19 restrictions and recent unrest...

By Alexander Winning and Wendell Roelf 8 hours ago;

CSI & Sustainability
Rhino and elephant poaching declines in Namibia

Rhino and elephant poaching has declined significantly this year in Namibia, government data showed on Monday, 26 July...

By Nyasha Nyaungwa 1 day ago;

CSI & Sustainability
Bent, but never broken. South Africa's resilience emerges after turmoil

As civil unrest shook the country, it was everyday South Africans who united in solidarity to pick up the pieces, rebuild, and commit to a better future for all...

Issued by Ginkgo Agency 7 hours ago;

Energy & Mining
Implats Zimbabwe unit plans 185MW solar power plants

Impala Platinum Holdings Zimbabwe unit Zimplats plans to build two solar power plants with generation capacity of 185MW to power its operations...

1 day ago;

Energy & Mining
Eskom working on replacing failing infrastructure

Eskom has committed to replacing its ailing infrastructure in Gauteng after experiencing an increased number of "pole-mounted" transformers and mini-substations that fail due to network overload...

8 hours ago;

Energy & Mining
Dutch court rules against Dos Santos in oil asset case - lawyers

A Dutch court has ruled a half-billion-dollar stake in the Portuguese oil company Galp linked to Angolan ex-first daughter Isabel Dos Santos must be handed over to Angola...

By Noah Browning & Sergio Goncalves 15 hours ago;

Retail
Liquor.co.za launches to service B2C and B2B customers

The digital liquor platform caters to the need for an e-commerce portal that can service both direct-to-customer and high-volume business-to-business requirements...

1 day ago;

Retail
Tommy Hilfiger collabs with Indya Moore on gender-fluid fashion

Tommy Hilfiger is launching a gender-fluid summer pre-fall 2021 capsule collection co-designed by non-binary actor and activist, Indya Moore...

8 hours ago;

Retail
Tiger Brands minor shareholders want answers over recall

Two minor shareholders of Tiger Brands have written to the company requesting more details after it announced recalling 20 million canned vegetable products over a leak risk...

By Nqobile Dludla 10 hours ago;

Retail
30,000 liquor outlets audited in Responsible Trading Programme

The Responsible Trading Programme is an initiative designed to address the issue of harmful alcohol consumption and help mitigate Covid-19 transmission...

1 day ago;

Retail
For SA's middle class, Covid is not the worst stressor

Brandmapp director of storytelling Brandon de Kock will share insights from BrandMapp 2021, answering questions about your consumers, on Thursday, 29 July 2021...

Issued by BrandMapp 1 day ago;

Retail
SoundInsights surveys local shopper behaviour

SoundInsights polled East Coast Radio and Jacaranda FM's audiences to gauge consumer behaviour in 2021...

1 day ago;

Retail
'Upcycling' promises to turn food waste into your next meal

How would you like to dig into a "recycled" snack? Or take a swig of juice with "reprocessed" ingredients made from other food byproducts? Without the right marketing, these don't sound appetising...

By Rodney Holcomb and Danielle Bellmer 4 hours ago;

Healthcare
This is no time to neglect hepatitis - 70-million Africans are infected

In 2016, the WHO set an ambitious target to eliminate viral hepatitis by 2030...

By Pauline Bakibinga 1 day ago;

Healthcare
Covid: study finds lower antibody activity against delta variant at single dose - but vaccines still work

Chris Whitty, the chief medical officer for England, recently announced that the delta variant is no longer of concern because it now comprises 98% of new cases in the country and is therefore "the normal variant"...

By Zania Stamataki 14 hours ago;

Healthcare
Vaccine inequality makes a case for African pharma opportunities

Africa's Covid-19 vaccine challenges have been a bitter pill for many governments to swallow as they watch developed countries race ahead with their vaccination programmes...

By Julie Oppenheim, Daniel Mwathe & Micael Sehul 10 hours ago;

Lifestyle
Swimmer Tatjana Schoenmaker and surfer Bianca Buitendag both win silver at Tokyo Olympics

Tatjana Schoenmaker won silver for the women's 100m breaststroke while Bianca Buitendag also won a silver medal in the women's surfing at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics...

1 day ago;

Lifestyle
What to expect at the 2021 Hybrid CT International Kite Fest

Cape Mental Health will host the 2021 Hybrid Cape Town International Kite Festival from 2 to 31 October. This year's interactive event combines real-life open-air kite-flying with online kite-making workshops, competitions and videos...

1 day ago;

Lifestyle
Global Citizen announces lineup for Global Citizen Live 2021

Global Citizen announced Global Citizen Live - a 24-hour live broadcast with events and performances filmed across six continents to unite the world to defend the planet and defeat poverty...

Issued by OnPoint PR 14 hours ago;

Lifestyle
#MusicExchange: Idols SA star Mark Haze is back with a brand-new album

Idols SA star Mark Haze is back with a brand-new album; "Monster" is the new single off his new album Authentic...

By Martin Myers 10 hours ago;

Lifestyle
Sama27 announces performers and presenters

The South African Music Awards (Sama) has announced the performers and presenters who will take to the stage at its 27th edition...

12 hours ago;









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