Catch Chu on THE BOX
Catch Chu on THE BOX

If you want to find out more about local creatives who are shifting the landscape of music, art, television, acting, performing, fashion, photography and illustration, don't miss THE BOX!

21 Oct 2014 15:00

SmartCaptcha puts point-of-sale ROI tracking in the picture
SmartCaptcha puts point-of-sale ROI tracking in the picture

Ready for a point-of-sale tracking revolution? SmartCaptcha is here to help brands better manage their point-of-purchase display executions and spend into the retail trade...

By Leigh Andrews 21 Oct 2014 11:18

Ireland/Davenport launches new content division - VIRUS - Ireland/Davenport
Ireland/Davenport launches new content division - VIRUS

Through-the-line advertising agency Ireland/Davenport has bolstered its offering with a new content division, co-developed with Nevo Hadas of &Innovation and staffed with industry stalwarts, named VIRUS...

Issued by Ireland/Davenport 21 Oct 2014 12:30

Senzo Xulu
Can advertising satisfy?

As I sat in front of my computer screen during the latter part of June, as has become my yearly custom, I attentively followed the action from the 2014 Cannes Festival of Creativity...

By Senzo Xulu 21 Oct 2014 07:10

[WDC2014] Summary of the WDC Design Policy Conference's first day
[WDC2014] Summary of the WDC Design Policy Conference's first day

The WDC 2014 Design Policy Conference got underway on Friday, 17 October at the Cape Town Stadium, titled 'Make a plan', with experts exchanging design policy thinking...

21 Oct 2014 11:01

MTN offering voluntary retrenchment to cut staff costs
MTN offering voluntary retrenchment to cut staff costs

MTN SA said last week that over 240 managers have taken voluntary retrenchment packages.

By Thabiso Mochiko 21 Oct 2014 05:25

The rivalry of the mobile handset industry in SA
The rivalry of the mobile handset industry in SA

The mobile handset industry in South Africa received an overall satisfaction score from its customers of 73.3 out of 100.

21 Oct 2014 12:37

Striata eContact improves service levels and cuts call centre costs with intelligent email interactions - Striata SA
Striata eContact improves service levels and cuts call centre costs with intelligent email interactions

"Companies can cut their call centre costs dramatically by converting costly customer help desk calls to email-based communications," says Brent Haumann, Head of Development at Striata...

Issued by Striata SA 21 Oct 2014 13:15

Transit Track confirms TRANSIT.TV's brand appeal - Provantage Media Group
Transit Track confirms TRANSIT.TV's brand appeal

It's just over a year since Provantage Out of Home Media launched TRANSIT.TV, the digital channel that flights in taxis, taxi ranks and train stations, and so far it has proven its worth...

Issued by Provantage Media Group 21 Oct 2014 12:10

Wits Journalism releases second State of the Newsroom report
Wits Journalism releases second State of the Newsroom report

At a Media Freedom Day celebration and Black Wednesday commemoration, co-hosted with the Sanef late last week, Wits Journalism released its second State of the Newsroom report...

21 Oct 2014 09:26

Email and SMS from one platform set to assist marketers
Email and SMS from one platform set to assist marketers

TotalSend has launched SMS and email sending via a single channel.

21 Oct 2014 05:47

OOH plays major role in driving consumer response
OOH plays major role in driving consumer response

A new global research study shows that Out of Home advertising plays a major role in driving consumer response and action, contrary to some views in the direct marketing industry...

21 Oct 2014 10:27

Business of Design launched in Joburg and Cape Town - SABS Design Institute
Business of Design launched in Joburg and Cape Town

Business of Design is a dynamic seminar and workshop by leading professionals, aiding artisans, manufacturers and SMEs in the design and fashion industries.

Issued by SABS Design Institute 21 Oct 2014 12:19

Premie Naicker
Harnessing data effectively

Organisations off all sizes, and across all industries, understand how vital business intelligence (BI) is to the effective and efficient running of the business...

By Premie Naicker 21 Oct 2014 14:55

New research paper from London School of Marketing
New research paper from London School of Marketing

The London School of Marketing (LSM) has released its latest whitepaper on its website, entitled, 'The Concept of Hypertargeting,' which is available free to existing and prospective students.

21 Oct 2014 11:56

BPS focus on core strength, leading the way in local search optimisation - Business Positioning Systems
BPS focus on core strength, leading the way in local search optimisation

For five years Business Positioning Systems (BPS) has operated across a range of location-based mobile media.

Issued by Business Positioning Systems 21 Oct 2014 10:59

The 2014 Assegai Awards enjoys exceptional sponsorship support
The 2014 Assegai Awards enjoys exceptional sponsorship support

The DMASA's Assegai Integrated Marketing Awards have been a part of the direct marketing landscape since 1998, and this year the Assegai Awards have garnered exceptional sponsorship support from the marketing sector...

Issued by Assegai Awards 21 Oct 2014 10:27

Beyond Sport Global Summit gets support from City of Johannesburg
Beyond Sport Global Summit gets support from City of Johannesburg

The City of Joburg has been named Official Supporter of the Summit, as it prepares to welcome a global audience of leaders from sport, business and community development...

21 Oct 2014 11:44

Miller Matola
Strong leadership: critical to building South Africa's competitiveness

In South Africa, the role of leadership is crucial because it forms the back bone of the fabric of our societies and is a major source of inspiration for millions of citizens to do things differently to achieve excellence...

By Miller Matola 20 Oct 2014 15:23

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Could mobile marketing be the key to combating Ebola in Africa?
Could mobile marketing be the key to combating Ebola in Africa?

With approximately 8,000 people infected with Ebola, nearly 4,000 deaths in five West African countries due to the virus, and the whole world on high alert, the question arises: how do we effectively inform Africans about the facts?

By Craig Rossouw 21 Oct 2014 12:21

Solutions for the cash to digital convergence
Solutions for the cash to digital convergence

Vahid Monadjem, will be discussing solutions for the cash to digital convergence at AfricaCom 2014 under the Mobile Money and m-commerce stream...

21 Oct 2014 11:55

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