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#NedbankIMC2019: Brands not being effective when marketing to a youth economy worth over R111bn

Bongani Chinkanda says businesses and brands have to immerse themselves in youth culture and then create products that are relevant if they want to effectively market to the youth...

15 Mar 2019

Gen Z requires new thinking, fresh approach

Are financial services providers able to cater to the demands of the next generation?...

By Walter van der Merwe 7 Mar 2019

How to win in the African digital space

The top four digital areas you can really win at in the African digital space in 2019...

By Seanice Kacungira 12 Feb 2019

#FutureFit Yourself: Top 8 youth wonders under 30

Carmen Murray asked the public to vote to identify the top 8 youth wonders in South Africa under 30 and shares the results...

By Carmen Murray 7 Feb 2019

HDI welcomes Junior Board of Directors 2019

HDI Youth Consultancy's Junior Board of Directors (JBoD) has been running for the past 20 years. The board consists of a group of young people that are opinion leaders, mavens, and trend predictors...

By Mokebe Thulo, Issued by HDI Youth Consultancy 6 Feb 2019

#BizTrends2019: Facebook is the dial tone, not the message

When Marian Salzman (one of the world's top trendspotters) invited me to discuss all things trends over coffee at the end of 2018, I jumped at the chance. This is the second of three overviews of our talking points...

By Leigh Andrews 22 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: This could be a big year for Africa

This year, 2019, is a very promising year for the African continent: There is a lot of optimism about the return of the Africa rising sentiment...

By Lamin Momodou Manneh 21 Jan 2019

#NewBiz: Zkhiphani (what's happening) with M&N Brands' M&N Entertainment launch

Marketing and communications holding group M&N Brands has announced the launch of its content hub M&N Entertainment, which has made its first acquisition through the purchase of online youth entertainment magazine, Zkhiphani.com...

21 Jan 2019

DW launches a YouTube channel aimed at the youth

Deutsche Welle has launched a weekly YouTube show to engage the youth on the African continent on issues facing them in Africa...

21 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Youth marketing techniques to target the real SA youth market

We often have to look back at the path we've travelled in order to see the road ahead more clearly. Here's what I've learned about youth marketing over the past few months and what I predict we'll see in 2019...

By Leigh Andrews 10 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: The reality of future proofing

The ways of the future start today which is why future proofing is not something that can be ignored and shelved for a later stage...

By Bongani Chinkanda 7 Jan 2019

Immaterial world: The virtual future of fun

Younger consumers value experiences - particularly personalised, meaningful experiences - highly. In other words, Generation Z is looking for 'less stuff, and more stories'...

By Bronwyn Williams 2 Jan 2019

Support SA's youth to launch their tech careers

Make 2019 count. Hire interns for your team and give SA's youth a boost into the tech sector...

Issued by The Loud Hailer 12 Dec 2018

Vega students clean up at SA's biggest creative award ceremonies of 2018

It's been another proud year for Vega, as the school, its navigators, and students from various fields of study were recognised and awarded at the Loeries, Pendoring, Goldpack, PG Bison 1.618, #YouthTube2018 and PromaxBDA Future Awards...

Issued by Vega School 7 Dec 2018

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