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5 social commerce trends changing how we shop & sell

From creators to VR, social commerce is set to dominate the way we shop (and sell) says Greg Bailie...

By Greg Bailie 14 hours ago

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Unilever to cull 1,500 jobs in major restructuring

Unilever is set to cut 1,500 jobs across the globe as it reorganises its business to become more category-focused...

1 day ago

No African brands in Brand Finance Global 500 2022 Report
No African brands in Brand Finance Global 500 2022 Report

Brand Finance Global 500 2022 have revealed the findings of the 16th annual study into the world's 500 most valuable and strongest brands across all sectors and countries...

1 day ago

KFC names Nolo Thobejane as new head for rest of sub-Saharan Africa
KFC names Nolo Thobejane as new head for rest of sub-Saharan Africa

Thobejane assumes overall accountability over KFC's sub-Saharan markets, and will oversee and accelerate the group's growth agenda while ensuring franchise partners uphold brand standards...

2 days ago

Pete Case, new interim CEO of Ogilvy
EXCLUSIVE: Pete Case: coming full circle with Ogilvy

In this exclusive interview to Bizcommunity.com, Pete Case shares why he has returned to Ogilvy...

Danette BreitenbachBy Danette Breitenbach 3 days ago

Iconic fashion designer Thierry Mugler dies
Iconic fashion designer Thierry Mugler dies

The celebrated French couturier and designer died at aged 73 of natural causes...

3 days ago

#BizTrends2022: Think unconventionally. Win lavishly.
#BizTrends2022: Think unconventionally. Win lavishly.

Copying best practice from the rest of the world is always a good starting point...

Ndeye DiagneBy Ndeye Diagne, Issued by Kantar 21 Jan 2022

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African creatives named in New York Festivals Advertising Awards grand jury

The New York Festivals Advertising Awards' (NYFA) 2022 grand jury includes creatives from South Africa, Nigeria, Ghana and Morocco...

21 Jan 2022

Cape Town-based gaming startup Carry1st raises $20m from Google and A16z
Cape Town-based gaming startup Carry1st raises $20m from Google and A16z

CPT-based mobile gaming publisher Carry1st has raised $20m (R305m) from Google and A16z, a venture capital firm based in Silicon Valley...

20 Jan 2022

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Intl company acquires local media sales company, Ad Dynamo

South African media sales business, Ad Dynamo, has been acquired by the Aleph Group Inc...

20 Jan 2022

#BizTrends2022: Culture, tech, social; shifts and new growth intersections in Africa
#BizTrends2022: Culture, tech, social; shifts and new growth intersections in Africa

For global business leaders, the continent we call home is simply the next frontier, a high potential market...

Ndeye DiagneBy Ndeye Diagne, Issued by Kantar 19 Jan 2022

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Wunderman Thompson reveals The Future 100: 2022

Wunderman Thompson's 8th edition of The Future 100: 2022 has launched...

19 Jan 2022

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Trailblazer fashion journalist André Leon Talley dies

Fashion journalist André Leon Talley has died at the age of 73...

19 Jan 2022

3 trends that will dominate African mobile apps in 2022
3 trends that will dominate African mobile apps in 2022

Daniel Junowicz, RVP EMEA and Strategic Projects, at mobile marketing analytics platform AppsFlyer, explores three key trends for mobile apps in Africa this year...

18 Jan 2022

#BizTrends2022: Africa's informal sector; a newly augmented opportunity
#BizTrends2022: Africa's informal sector; a newly augmented opportunity

The story of Africa's informal sector is often painted in a bad light, but it doesn't have to be...

Ndeye DiagneBy Ndeye Diagne, Issued by Kantar 17 Jan 2022

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Top 10 global consumer trends revealed for 2022 - Euromonitor

Radical lifestyle shifts motivated consumers to make intentional, mindful and ambitious decisions in 2021. Now, consumers are putting their plans into motion...

17 Jan 2022

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Global Media Index to track Africa coverage by global media

A Global Media Index that will track and measure the way Africa is covered by top global media outlets is being launched this year...

17 Jan 2022

Unwrapping shopper insights over the holiday season - exploring behaviours, trends, expectations and more
Unwrapping shopper insights over the holiday season - exploring behaviours, trends, expectations and more

Understanding how shoppers think and behave over busy holiday shopping periods can be extremely helpful for brands and retail platforms in order to enhance their customer shopping experience, be it online or in-store...

Issued by Borderless Access 20 Jan 2022

2022 Pan-African (Re)Insurance Journalism Awards opens entries
2022 Pan-African (Re)Insurance Journalism Awards opens entries

Continental Reinsurance Plc has opened submissions for the 2022 pan-African (re)insurance journalism awards...

20 Jan 2022

MultiChoice launches two new TV channels in Mozambique and Angola
MultiChoice launches two new TV channels in Mozambique and Angola

Pan-African entertainment company MultiChoice has further expanded its hyperlocal offering with the launch of two new TV channels - Maningue Magic and Kwenda Magic...

17 Jan 2022

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SA shoppers exercise caution as Covid recovery rollercoaster continues

According to a new NielsenIQ report, two-thirds of South African consumers remain convinced of the long-term effects of the Covid-19 pandemic and believe the country will only be free of its direct impacts during 2023. This is the highest percentage...

11 hours ago

AME Awards Advisory Council adds six new global execs
AME Awards Advisory Council adds six new global execs

New York Festivals AME Awards has announced the addition of six high-level advisors to the AME Awards Advisory Council.

13 hours ago

Type Directors Club names seven new board members
Type Directors Club names seven new board members

The Type Directors Club, a global typography organisation, has further enhanced existing diversity within its leadership with the announcement of seven new TDC Advisory Board members.

14 hours ago

Amazon reveals high-tech vision for its first physical clothing store
Amazon reveals high-tech vision for its first physical clothing store

Amazon will launch its first brick-and-mortar clothing store, dubbed Amazon Style, later this year in Los Angeles.

15 hours ago

Wan-Ifra releases study on sexual harassment in newsrooms
Wan-Ifra releases study on sexual harassment in newsrooms

The international study documenting the extent of sexual harassment in newsrooms has been released by Wan-Ifra Women in News in partnership with City University of London.

15 hours ago



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