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#PowerofMom2019: Women transition from 'selfish' to 'conscious' spenders
#PowerofMom2019: Women transition from 'selfish' to 'conscious' spendersArticle

Nielsen Bases director Esti Prinsloo, who spoke at the Power of Mom Conference, explained that women hold the power when it comes to purchase decisions and their choices change as they go through different life stages...

1 Apr 2019

4 ways to hone your digital communication skills
4 ways to hone your digital communication skillsArticle

The digital landscape has turned created a whole new world of communication possibilities and turned traditional methods on its head - not only in general life but in business too...

20 Dec 2018

#BestofBiz 2018: Tourism
#BestofBiz 2018: TourismArticle

Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Tourism, Travel & Hospitality site over the past year...

18 Dec 2018

Moving towards a synchronized society for the connected generation
Moving towards a synchronized society for the connected generationArticle

Technology trends and changes in human behaviour are inseparable and synonymous with innovation...

Lwazi Piti 18 Oct 2018

Give your brand the space to grow on Bizcommunity
Give your brand the space to grow on BizcommunityArticle

Give your brand the space to blossom on the biggest B2B website, catering to 18 professional industry sectors and niche audiences across Africa...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 22 Aug 2018

#MobileCommerce: E-commerce starts to connect with South African consumers
#MobileCommerce: E-commerce starts to connect with South African consumersArticle

With the rise of e-commerce in South Africa taking some bold steps during the last few weeks with the merger of Superbalist and Spree, it seems that mobile e-commerce may finally be on a path to reaching its full potential...

Gareth Paterson 20 Jul 2018

#BizTrends2018: 18 trends for 2018
#BizTrends2018: 18 trends for 2018Article

Bizcommunity.com's 18 trends for 2018 from BizTrends2018 trend analyst, curator and editor, Louise Marsland...

Louise Marsland 3 Apr 2018

#BizTrends2018: Game-changing insights and trends
#BizTrends2018: Game-changing insights and trendsArticle

Trust is important in an era where loyalty levels are diminishing globally and consumers no-longer want to be put in boxes, treated generically or given false promises...

Issued by Ask Afrika 5 Feb 2018

#BizTrends2018: How to manoeuvre through 2018 and come out the other side
#BizTrends2018: How to manoeuvre through 2018 and come out the other sideArticle

Local industry research has been turned on its head leaving many agencies and clients really scrambling to build benchmarks for success and establishing a new normal...

Natasha Fourie 5 Feb 2018

Pete Case, chief creative officer, Ogilvy & Mather South Africa.
#BizTrends2018: The transformation of the advertising spaceArticle

The reality of effectively marketing through the line, has for many years been an incredibly complex discussion. Our industry is constantly adapting to the changing needs of the consumer landscape and there are huge pressures that everyone is feeling on both agency and client side to deliver...

Pete Case 5 Feb 2018

#BizTrends2018: It's not on top, it's inside
#BizTrends2018: It's not on top, it's insideArticle

The truth is that almost everything has changed in the world of marketing communication - and those that own the data, have the power...

Gillian Rightford 2 Feb 2018

#BizTrends2018: Trends in ad ops and ad tech
#BizTrends2018: Trends in ad ops and ad techArticle

Ad operations professionals are now under immense pressure to upskill and provide data driven insights...

Pilira Mwambala 2 Feb 2018

#BizTrends2018: Cases to watch
#BizTrends2018: Cases to watchArticle

Crime, cartels, corruption, fraud, defaults, divorce... Say what we may about pitiful employment figures, there's no shortage of work for South African courts. Here are a few cases that may pique the public interest this year...

Shan Radcliffe 30 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: ML and AI to bring about profound transformation
#BizTrends2018: ML and AI to bring about profound transformationArticle

Machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) tools and platforms are gaining more prevalence and becoming easier to use. Drawing on the scalability of the cloud for initial training, these technologies will transform our businesses and lives...

Brendan McAravey 30 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Communication planning in a disruptive world
#BizTrends2018: Communication planning in a disruptive worldArticle

Those in leadership positions within the media industry face a daunting task. Technology has completely reshaped business and it's not done yet...

Gisela Seeley, Issued by Kantar 30 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Putting the "fun" into fundamental education
#BizTrends2018: Putting the "fun" into fundamental educationArticle

There's no denying our education system is in trouble, but what can we do to increase learner engagement? Here are a handful of trends that may well be able to start turning our education system around...

Shan Radcliffe 29 Jan 2018

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#BizTrends2018: Less torque talk, more tech talkArticle

According to McKinsey, technology-driven trends will revolutionise how industry players respond to changing consumer behaviour, develop partnerships, and drive transformational change...

Ilse van den Berg 29 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Boldly advancing into the digital technology future
#BizTrends2018: Boldly advancing into the digital technology futureArticle

There is real concern at both business and individual level about how rapidly the digital technology environment is changing...

Lebo Madiba 29 Jan 2018

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Trends 2018: Omnichannel is the new normalArticle

As smart technology enters our homes, cars, work and leisure time, marketers have the opportunity to innovate and reach potential customers via ever-expanding touch points...

Jainita Khatri 25 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: What is shaping grocery retail in South Africa - Part 2
#BizTrends2018: What is shaping grocery retail in South Africa - Part 2Article

In Part 1 of the Trade Intelligence Retail Trends 2018 report, we described how globally and locally, we are in the beginning stages of a game-changing revolution in how products are made and sold...

Maryla Masojada 25 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Talking to Africa in 2018
#BizTrends2018: Talking to Africa in 2018Article

Africa is at an interesting and exciting crossroads in its history. The predicted ease with which globalisation would be adopted is being questioned and nationalism is rising. Yet the continent is becoming an economic, political and cultural melting pot. It is inevitable if Africa is going to truly rise...

Mimi Kalinda 22 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: The agencies of the future will be agile
#BizTrends2018: The agencies of the future will be agileArticle

New agency models, with creativity at the core, but more agile and flexible and inclusive of a variety of talent, will ensure a creative renaissance...

Karabo Denalane 22 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: How to get more value from your PR partner
#BizTrends2018: How to get more value from your PR partnerArticle

Your PR agency should be able to deliver a full spectrum communication service that can play a pivotal role in most areas of your business. If not, rethink how to use your PR partner to ensure you are taking advantage of their specific skills set.

Jane Belchers and Jane Gordon 15 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Effective internal communications in 2018
#BizTrends2018: Effective internal communications in 2018Article

The internal communications sector has to gear up to deal with a whole new world of communication...

Brendan Cooper 15 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Recycling and other green trends
#BizTrends2018: Recycling and other green trendsArticle

Being green is certainly seen to be trendy, but while many are claiming to be, are they actually green?

Shabeer Jhetam 15 Jan 2018

Colin Cullis, product owner for Primedia Broadcasting's talk stations, 702 and CapeTalk.
#BizTrends2018: Radio trends for the year ahead - podcasts, streams and subscriptionsArticle

Here are three predictions for what will become more significant for radio broadcasters in 2018: Podcasts, streams and subscriptions...

Colin Cullis 12 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Move over 2017, flexible work is about to get bigger and better in 2018
#BizTrends2018: Move over 2017, flexible work is about to get bigger and better in 2018Article

This year has witnessed a giant leap forward for flexible work in our country and across the globe, as more and more companies begin to embrace a new era of time-wise employment...

Phillipa Geard 11 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Township retail is taking its rightful place at the top
#BizTrends2018: Township retail is taking its rightful place at the topArticle

Township shopping centres are bucking the trend and outperforming other types of retail centres...

Ina Lopion 11 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Malls think outside the box to win over shoppers
#BizTrends2018: Malls think outside the box to win over shoppersArticle

Time. There is never enough of it. It is an increasingly valuable commodity for all South Africans across the entire social and economic spectrum...

Paul Gerard 11 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: The residential property market in 2018
#BizTrends2018: The residential property market in 2018Article

South Africa's real economic growth has been on a gradual downward trend since reaching a level of 3.3% in 2011, shortly after the recession of 2008/09...

Jacques du Toit 11 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: What is shaping grocery retail in South Africa - Part 1
#BizTrends2018: What is shaping grocery retail in South Africa - Part 1Article

In this two-part report, Trade Intelligence reveals the drivers and trends shaping grocery retail in South Africa in the short to medium term...

Maryla Masojada 11 Jan 2018

Nandi Zambodla, strategist at FCB Cape Town.
#BizTrends2018: Millennials are not a homogenous groupArticle

The biggest potential trend for 2018 could be marketers realising it is time to re-evaluate what we know to be true about millennials as a collective...

Nandi Zambodla 11 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Household rental on the rise, albeit slowly
#BizTrends2018: Household rental on the rise, albeit slowlyArticle

Judging by the current economic climate - which is unlikely to improve over the next year - rent levels will continue to rise in 2018...

Johette Smuts 11 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: To survive, marketing must kill its darlings in 2018
#BizTrends2018: To survive, marketing must kill its darlings in 2018Article

With being an early mover comes uncertainties that cannot be accounted for a hundred percent, as is the principle of risk and reward...

Tom Manners 10 Jan 2018

Mike Sharman, owner, Retroviral Digital Communications.
#BizTrends2018: Putting the 'I' in live.Article

Live has been the major evolution in digital over the past two years, but it is still under-utilised from a brand perspective in South Africa...

Mike Sharman 10 Jan 2018

Top five trends driving the HR agenda in 2018
Top five trends driving the HR agenda in 2018Article

The relationship between employees and employers is strained. People want to feel a sense of purpose and belonging at work, but many companies are still struggling to deliver...

Ronnie Toerien 10 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: 'Privacy by Design' - Africa's best chance for global data protection compliance
#BizTrends2018: 'Privacy by Design' - Africa's best chance for global data protection complianceArticle

The European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which will be implemented on 25 May 2018, is raising the bar for data protection globally, and setting a new gold standard in a digitally transforming world...

Alexia Christie and Rubeena Parker 10 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Buyer's market emerging for property heading into 2018
#BizTrends2018: Buyer's market emerging for property heading into 2018Article

The property market has shifted notably over the last 18 months as the fall-out from the weak political and economic climate, poor growth and credit downgrades continue...

Samuel Seeff 10 Jan 2018

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#BizTrends2018: Real estate sector should strengthen foundations while economy is depressedArticle

The property sector has seen exceptional growth and expansion over the past ten years, but in keeping with the more recent deterioration of general economic circumstances...

Lee-Anne Bac 10 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Politics to have key influence on SA property market in 2018
#BizTrends2018: Politics to have key influence on SA property market in 2018Article

There is still very much uncertainty regarding the outlook for the South African economy in 2018...

Paul Stevens 10 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Business intelligence trends to watch in 2018
#BizTrends2018: Business intelligence trends to watch in 2018Article

The move towards digital has become a prominent feature on the corporate agenda. And while it will assist in ensuring future competitiveness, it will not be achieved overnight...

Yolanda Smit 10 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: A wave of change
#BizTrends2018: A wave of changeArticle

I foresee three major trends for the automotive industry that will challenge the status quo and bring about noticeable change.

Pieter Niemand 10 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Top hospitality trends 2018
#BizTrends2018: Top hospitality trends 2018Article

Leon Meyer, general manager at The Westin Cape Town shares his top hospitality trends for 2018...

Leon Meyer 10 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: SA has reached its second energy transition tipping point
#BizTrends2018: SA has reached its second energy transition tipping pointArticle

At SAWEA's annual wind industry conference held in mid-November 2017, the outcome of a major national research study was launched...

Brenda Martin 10 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: More participation, better results
#BizTrends2018: More participation, better resultsArticle

It is the job of school leaders to work with all stakeholders in co-creating a positive environment, so that learners can receive a well-balanced, enriching education...

Arthee Rajkumar 9 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Copyright in the age of AI
#BizTrends2018: Copyright in the age of AIArticle

Hollywood flirted with Artificial Intelligence (AI) long before it became mainstream, portraying it as an adversary, pitting man against machine. Though it is no secret that it got the whole narrative around AI patently wrong...

Brendon Ambrose 9 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: ...And the Bots are live!
#BizTrends2018: ...And the Bots are live!Article

Here are just a few questions to ask yourself that could influence how you move forward in 2018...

Sue Disler 8 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Delivering UX with soul
#BizTrends2018: Delivering UX with soulArticle

Programmatic has entrenched itself in our digital world and we all know it is not going anywhere, but we will see more channels being added, more capabilities and all being underpinned by artificial intelligence...

Mike Carter 8 Jan 2018

Janine Lloyd, CEO of PR Expert.
#BizTrends2018: The low-down on 2018 PR and marketing trendsArticle

This year is going to continue to be a tough journey for all businesses as they grapple for market share and growth during a difficult economy...

Janine Lloyd 8 Jan 2018

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