The latest print industry numbers support suggestions of an economic recovery
The latest print industry numbers support suggestions of an economic recovery

It's refreshing to see economic recovery reflected in first-quarter unit sales of multifunction printers, copiers and scanners in Southern Africa...

Chris de BeerBy Chris de Beer 22 Oct 2021

#Loeries2021: Moe Kekana on being a judge in the Print category
#Loeries2021: Moe Kekana on being a judge in the Print category

We chat to Moe Kekana, senior art director at The Odd Number, about his experience as a judge in the Print category at Loeries 2021...

Evan-Lee CourieBy Evan-Lee Courie 15 Oct 2021

#Loeries2021: Kgaugelo Mokgehle, creative writer at TBWA\Hunt Lascaris
#Loeries2021: Kgaugelo Mokgehle, creative writer at TBWA\Hunt Lascaris

We chat with Kgaugelo Mokgehle, creative writer at TBWA\Hunt Lascaris, to find out about her experience as a judge in the Student Award category at Loeries 2021...

Evan-Lee CourieBy Evan-Lee Courie 14 Oct 2021

#Loeries2021: 'Purpose over persuasion seems to be the order of the day', says Saf Sindhi
#Loeries2021: 'Purpose over persuasion seems to be the order of the day', says Saf Sindhi

Saf Sindhi, appointed earlier this year as creative partner at Ogilvy Johannesburg, is a judge in the Live, PR and OOH category at the 2021 Loerie Awards...

Evan-Lee CourieBy Evan-Lee Courie 13 Oct 2021

#Loeries2021: Loyiso Twala says, 'Be empathetic towards our audiences and how brands connect with them'
#Loeries2021: Loyiso Twala says, 'Be empathetic towards our audiences and how brands connect with them'

We had a chat with Loyiso Twala, ECD at draftLine JNB, who is a judge at Loeries 2021 in the Integrated Campaigns and Radio and Audio categories...

Evan-Lee CourieBy Evan-Lee Courie 13 Oct 2021

#Loeries2021: Fu'aad Kasu, juror in the Print category, looks for innovation and quality
#Loeries2021: Fu'aad Kasu, juror in the Print category, looks for innovation and quality

Fu'aad Kasu, creative director at Duke Group is on the judging panel in the Print category at this years Loerie Awards. He was also behind the #fightthegoodfight campaign...

Evan-Lee CourieBy Evan-Lee Courie 12 Oct 2021

#BehindtheBrandManager: Lookbook Studio's cofounder, Pieter Bruwer
#BehindtheBrandManager: Lookbook Studio's cofounder, Pieter Bruwer

South African d├ęcor and design title House and Leisure was acquired by Lookbook Studio after being circulated by Associated Media Publishing for 28 years...

Evan-Lee CourieBy Evan-Lee Courie 1 Sep 2021

#OSawards: Tseliso Rangaka, chief creative officer, FCB Joburg to judge Print & Out of Home
#OSawards: Tseliso Rangaka, chief creative officer, FCB Joburg to judge Print & Out of Home

Tseliso Rangaka, chief creative officer at FCB Joburg, is one of seven creatives from South Africa who will serve as a judge for The One Show 2021...

Evan-Lee CourieBy Evan-Lee Courie 27 Jan 2021

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Recovery of the print, imaging and document industry is complex and long but encouraging

Chris de Beer, Africa Regional manager at Infosource says he sees an extended recovery period for the print, imaging, and document industry in the region...

Chris de BeerBy Chris de Beer 14 Oct 2020

BREAKING: Daily Maverick launches weekly print newspaper, exclusive interview with Styli Charalambous
BREAKING: Daily Maverick launches weekly print newspaper, exclusive interview with Styli Charalambous

WATCH: Daily Maverick has just announced that it's launching a weekly newspaper, yes, in 2020, in the middle of a pandemic and the greatest calamity to ever hit the global print media. In our exclusive video interview, publisher and CEO Styli...

Jessica TennantBy Jessica Tennant 6 Aug 2020

#BizUnity: A Citizens in Solidarity movement
#BizUnity: A Citizens in Solidarity movement

The TBWA Group, along with a number of partners and contributors from various media organisations are working with the Solidarity Fund to launch a national campaign. TBWA ECD Carl Willoughby tells us more about their Citizens in Solidarity campaign...

Jessica TennantBy Jessica Tennant 8 Jul 2020

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This is how we're creating the new normal right now

We are working in ways today that have long been possible but that we have now been pushed to explore more fully...

Vaughan PattersonBy Vaughan Patterson 29 May 2020

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#FairnessFirst: The media industry needs your support

The global pandemic has certainly shifted business as usual, with increased pressure on media organisations to provide a trusted and reputable source of information while having to get creative in cutting costs and selling to advertisers...

Jessica TennantBy Jessica Tennant 6 Apr 2020

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The printer market will suffer for two years but will recover

Chris de Beer, Africa regional manager at infoSource comments on how the print industry, like every other industry around the world, is going to be hard hit by the coronavirus pandemic...

Chris de BeerBy Chris de Beer 2 Apr 2020

Bringing brand visions and stories to life through colour
Bringing brand visions and stories to life through colour

Following Pantone's announcement of Classic Blue as its 'Color of the Year' for 2020, FedEx Office has collaborated with the institute to help businesses leverage colour through its colour matching and printing technologies, using the Pantone...

Jessica TennantBy Jessica Tennant 30 Jan 2020

#StartupStory: Empowering girls with Girltivity
#StartupStory: Empowering girls with Girltivity

According to UNESCO statistics, women make up only 23% of STEM talent globally, and this inequality is often felt in South Africa's science, technology and engineering industries...

Evan-Lee CourieBy Evan-Lee Courie 27 Jan 2020

Josephine Buys, CEO of The Publisher Research Council (PRC).
#BizTrends2020: Advocating childhood literacy - today's readers are our future leaders

In his state of the nation speech in 2019, President Ramaphosa pledged to ensure that within the next five years, every 10-year-old child would be able to read for meaning. I applaud this vision, but realise it's not without its challenges and...

Josephine BuysBy Josephine Buys 22 Jan 2020

Dion Chang, founder of Flux Trends.
#BizTrends2020: The politics of rage; the quest for middle ground

By the end of 2019, the rising anger around the globe was palpable, as were the divisions that fuelled the rage...

Dion ChangBy Dion Chang 6 Jan 2020

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Tapping into the Fourth Industrial Revolution to ensure the printing sector's sustainability

How can industries that today play a critical role in the South African economy, yet are evolving amidst this changing climate, ensure their sustainability?...

Steve ThobelaBy Steve Thobela 23 Dec 2019

Neo Mashigo, chief creative officer of M&C Saatchi Abel, announced as the FM AdFocus industry leader 2019. Image credit: M&C Saatchi Abel.
#FMAdFocus2019: Creativity holds keys to exciting solutions for old problems

Creativity is a word that carries a magical, if not mystical, aura. Creatives are often seen as different people, in a different room, while the suited folk get on with the business of running companies and the country...

Neo MashigoBy Neo Mashigo 28 Nov 2019

#EntrepreneurMonth: Mielie Mailer aims to change e-commerce delivery in SA
#EntrepreneurMonth: Mielie Mailer aims to change e-commerce delivery in SA

Mielie Mailer is a lifestyle-driven enterprise that seeks to help humans make better choices for themselves and for the planet...

Evan-Lee CourieBy Evan-Lee Courie 25 Nov 2019

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Poster power: 5 ways to add impact, deliver value and boost sales

Here are five ways you could make posters work harder for your customers and boost your business...

James de WaalBy James de Waal 21 Oct 2019

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SA's economic slide tugs at print sales too but there's cause for optimism

Regardless of the sector of the print industry you're in, you won't win by engaging in price wars...

Chris de BeerBy Chris de Beer 23 Aug 2019

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