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Customer experience will help retailers overcome the financial hit from coronavirus

Retail was in trouble long before Covid-19 hit. The past five years saw daily reports of store closures and retailer bankruptcies. The growth of online commerce eroded many retailers' top-line revenues...

By Frederic Dimanche 1 day ago

2 SA short films selected in African Women in the Time of Covid-19 Short Film Competition

A total of 10 short films, including two from South Africa, have been selected for the African Women in the Time of Covid-19 Short Film Competition - which is being held by the Ladima Foundation, in partnership with DW Akademie...

2 Jul 2020

NYF's AME Awards 2020 AME Report

The New York Festivals AME Awards has released the 2020 AME Report...

2 Jul 2020

Three from Africa on Next Creative Leaders 2020 jury (One Club/3% Movement)

Three creatives from Africa are among the global jury of 88 creatives from 25 countries announced for Next Creative Leaders competition, run jointly by The One Club for Creativity and The 3% Movement...

30 Jun 2020

Kim Kardashian West sells stake in beauty brand to Coty for $200m

Global cosmetics company Coty Inc. will acquire a 20% ownership interest in Kim Kardashian West's beauty business KKW Beauty for $200m.

30 Jun 2020

#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

The 50-year evolution of the Game brand

Popular South African retailer Game celebrates 50 years of trade this year...

26 Jun 2020

African produced TV series nominated at International Animation Film Festival

African produced TV series, My Better World was selected for competition at the 2020 Annecy International Animation Film Festival...

26 Jun 2020

The One Show 2020 Global Creative Rankings revealed

The One Club for Creativity has announced its The One Show Global Creative Rankings for 2020...

25 Jun 2020

#YouthMonth: Brands need to reverse-engineer the way they think about marketing

Digital growth consultant at Google Africa, Sashin Pillay tells us more about some of the highlights of his young career and shares his views on what is key for brands to keep in mind when marketing to the youth...

By Juanita Pienaar 24 Jun 2020

The scenario of young entrepreneurs in Africa

A look at the future of young entrepreneurs in Africa...

By Evan-Lee Courie 24 Jun 2020

Mondelez International announces senior appointments in sub-Saharan Africa

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

23 Jun 2020

#ACACaresCovid19: Liquidity and the economics of advertising

In the first episode, industry leaders Thabang Skwambane, MD of FCB Joburg/Hellocomputer and Robbie Brozin, co-founder of global chicken empire Nando's, discuss the topic of liquidity and the economics of advertising. ...

23 Jun 2020

Sony, CSA embark on joint venture

Sony Music Entertainment Africa (SMEA) and Celebrity Services Africa (CSA) have embarked on a new joint venture to facilitate existing artist-brand opportunities and develop new talent on the continent...

22 Jun 2020

New Brand Love Story 2020 report reveals the world's most loved brands

The new Brand Love Story 2020 report by Talkwalker demonstrates why love is critical for survival during economic downturns to help marketers reposition themselves for the new normal...

19 Jun 2020

APO Group to facilitate WHO Africa Covid-19 online press briefings

APO Group has collaborated with the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for Africa for the provision of online press conferences during the Covid-19 pandemic...

19 Jun 2020

The One Show 2020 announces special awards

The One Show 2020 has announced its special awards, including all Best of Discipline winners, Best of Show, Agency of the Year, etc...

18 Jun 2020

V5 Digital launches WhatsApp Enterprise Bots - for use by customers in Namibia and beyond

WhatsApp Enterprise coming to Namibia is a big deal for brands. But why all the hoopla...

Issued by V5 Digital 1 day ago

Scan Display's MD elected global association's first African president

Scan Display's managing director, Justin Hawes, has been elected president of the Brussels-based International Federation of Exhibition and Event Services (IFES) for 2021 and 2022...

Issued by Scan Display 30 Jun 2020

Nigerian retail and consumer landscape may never be the same again

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

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