Magazines ABC Q2 2018: Decline continues
Magazines ABC Q2 2018: Decline continues

The decline in magazine circulation continued unabated. Total Magazine circulation declined by 3.9% on the previous quarter, and by 15.1% on the prior year.

By Danette Breitenbach 23 hours ago

Newspapers ABC Q2 2018: Static, with some highlights
Newspapers ABC Q2 2018: Static, with some highlights

The second quarter of the 2018 Audit Bureau of Circulations of South Africa (ABC) shows a static Total Newspaper circulation compared to the previous quarter. However, the category has declined by 2.5% compared to the prior year. Despite this, there are some highlights.

By Danette Breitenbach 23 hours ago

#Loeries2018: All the digital and interactive communication finalists!
#Loeries2018: All the digital and interactive communication finalists!

Finalists in the digital and interactive communication categories have been announced for the Loeries 2018.

23 hours ago

Social media strategies beyond content plans: Apply the 80/20 rule
Social media strategies beyond content plans: Apply the 80/20 rule

Brands are chasing every single platform. Wanting to be everywhere, making sure that each platform has their voice, their content and their flavour. Organisations are chasing down the next app, the next network and the next digital trend.

By Mike Saunders 1 day ago

7 ways to motivate yourself to achieve entrepreneurial success
7 ways to motivate yourself to achieve entrepreneurial success

The road to a successful entrepreneurship might seem exciting and full of adventure, but the truth is it is not easy to become your own boss. Starting a business is one thing but running it successfully is quite a different ball game altogether since every business has to go through its ups and downs. To that effect, a successful business depends a lot on how effectively you can handle stress and meet the challenges that are bound to come by.

By Smith Willas 1 day ago

#FairnessFirst: Code-switching and dealing with queen bees in the workplace
#FairnessFirst: Code-switching and dealing with queen bees in the workplace

The negative impact of code-switching and tokenism, why females speak almost three times as many words a day as men and how to deal with queen bees in the workplace were hot topics at the most recent Future Females Cape Town morning session. Here's what you missed!

By Leigh Andrews 1 day ago

Women entrepreneurs can boost South Africa's economy by R175bn
Women entrepreneurs can boost South Africa's economy by R175bn

According to new research released by Facebook, women entrepreneurs have the potential to boost the South African economy by R175bn by 2022.

10 Aug 2018

#NewBiz: WPP's GroupM network wins $1.4bn Mars global media business
#NewBiz: WPP's GroupM network wins $1.4bn Mars global media business

After a large-scale review earlier this year, Mars has consolidated all of its media planning and buying duties with WPP's GroupM network.

10 Aug 2018

4 golden packaging rules for digital nomads
4 golden packaging rules for digital nomads

If your business model is still trying to catch up with what millennials want in packaging, you are going to get left behind by a new generation of digital nomads. And it has less to do with age and more to do with their increased buying power, tech savviness, global connectedness, environmental concern and an insatiable craving for instant gratification and the experiential.

10 Aug 2018

Bonnie Horbach, Dutch CG in Cape Town and founder of Inspiring Fifty SA.
#InspiringFiftySA: Cocreating a brighter female tech future

Bonnie Horbach is a true Jill of all trades. She's been the Consul General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, based here in Cape Town, for the last five years, and spearheaded passion projects the likes of Inspiring Fifty SA, with the second round of winners announced last night. Here, she explains the importance of encouraging more females in the Stem professions and why she says, "there's something special going on in Africa"...

By Leigh Andrews 9 Aug 2018

Cape Town, Western Cape launches inaugural Africa Halal Week 2018
Cape Town, Western Cape launches inaugural Africa Halal Week 2018

The Western Cape, City of Cape Town, Wesgro and its supporting partners have announced the launch of the inaugural Africa Halal Week 2018, which will foster business links, conversations and highlight opportunities across tourism, trade and investment, Islamic banking, fashion, film and media promotion, fashion and cuisine in South Africa and Africa between 15 and 17 October 2018.

8 Aug 2018

The secrets behind Israel's rise as a 'Startup Nation'
The secrets behind Israel's rise as a 'Startup Nation'

TEL AVIV, Israel - For but a sliver of land in the Middle East, with a population below 9 million, you'd never guess that Israel has the second largest number of companies on the Nasdaq, after China. It's also surprising to learn that it harbours the highest density of startups per capita in the world, leading to it now running with the moniker of 'Startup Nation'.

By Lauren Hartzenberg 8 Aug 2018

Ramping up Black Friday sales in 2018
Ramping up Black Friday sales in 2018

Over the years, Black Friday has grown by leaps and bounds with more retailers and shopping centres jumping on the bandwagon to offer South African consumers bang for their buck, while creating an exciting environment to shop in.

8 Aug 2018