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SA's fruit industry - Doing more with less
SA's fruit industry - Doing more with lessArticle

Doing more with less is a theme that's found its way into the narratives of all our economic sectors, in one way or another. The agricultural sector - and the fruit industry - has certainly not been spared, especially when it comes to the dwindling natural resource of water...

Konanani Liphadzi 11 Apr 2019

#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: 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: 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

#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

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

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: 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

#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

Mathew Weiss, The Brand Union Africa managing director.
#BizTrends2018: Branding is the key to unlocking company innovationArticle

The economy in which we're operating post-2007 needs to be rethought as an evolution of a zero-sum game. Innovation is what breaks the zero-sum model for companies...

Mathew Weiss 8 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Sex, data and advertising
#BizTrends2018: Sex, data and advertisingArticle

Forget about Harry and Meghan, the match of the century is advertising and research, with data playing cupid...

Natalie Otte, Ilse Dinner, Issued by Kantar 8 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Telling the truth is not a lie
#BizTrends2018: Telling the truth is not a lieArticle

Remind the world that responsible journalism in a healthy democracy holds power accountable and delivers the truth at all costs, despite what the architects of hate may say...

Samantha Page 8 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: A short to-do list for the new year
#BizTrends2018: A short to-do list for the new yearArticle

Where does 2018 leave us mere mortals, all analogue by design, in a digital world that is catapulting forward at the speed of light...

Pepe Marais 8 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: The changing media environment for ad agencies
#BizTrends2018: The changing media environment for ad agenciesArticle

Like all sectors within the economy, we face economic and political instability which can have an impact on investment and ultimately marketing spend...

Odette van der Haar 8 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Get ready for fluid reality and a collapsing conversion funnel in 2018
#BizTrends2018: Get ready for fluid reality and a collapsing conversion funnel in 2018Article

By 2020, more people will have mobile phones than running water or electricity at home. And for the first time in history, more people will be connected to the internet than not...

Nunu Ntshingila 7 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Africans for Africans by Africans
#BizTrends2018: Africans for Africans by AfricansArticle

Africa has a population of over 1 billion people, 70% of which are youthful, aspirational and passionate about their continent. The proposition 'Africans for Africans by Africans' has become a dominant force with young people in Africa...

Nonye Mpho Omotola 5 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Five Predictions for media
#BizTrends2018: Five Predictions for mediaArticle

The demise of Twitter, consolidation in the media, the false economy of programmatic and other predictions...

Lisa Macleod 5 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: The Platform Economy
#BizTrends2018: The Platform EconomyArticle

The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) is ushering in technologies that can enable us, the South African digital industry, to change the course of history...

Josephine Buys 5 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Just-in-time marketing: The strategies of today's savviest CMOs
#BizTrends2018: Just-in-time marketing: The strategies of today's savviest CMOsArticle

It's a world of changing consumer dynamics - one in which companies' ability to flow with trends has become key...

4 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: An augmented reality check
#BizTrends2018: An augmented reality checkArticle

If we look at how tech companies are ploughing money into AR and VR developments it's easy to see why analysts are so bullish about the growth in this space...

Johan Walters 4 Jan 2018

Kevin Welman, director and co-owner of ByDesign Communications.
#BizTrends2018: The rise (and rise) of influencers and specialistsArticle

There are two major trends affecting communications this year: influencer marketing and the rise of specialists...

Kevin Welman 4 Jan 2018

Heidi Brauer, chief marketing officer, Hollard Insurance.
#BizTrends2018: A trends story from a magician's granddaughterArticle

A marketing doyen waves her magic wand to wish in the trends she visualises for this year...

Heidi Brauer 4 Jan 2018

Daniel Munslow, independent communications consultant.
#BizTrends2018: Are you a reputational resilience expert or crisis fodder?Article

2017 was not a good year for companies handling crises. The number of casualties was alarming. We had our pick of it - from motoring, to beverages, to aviation, and everything in between...

Daniel Munslow 4 Jan 2018

Gustav Goosen, CEO of The SpaceStation.
#BizTrends2018: The digital marketing trends marketers need to pay attention toArticle

Truly understanding your customer... and other complexities we can expect in 2018...

Gustav Goosen 3 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: A few 'bone shakers' for media in 2018
#BizTrends2018: A few 'bone shakers' for media in 2018Article

Going into 2018, we need to give the word disruption the respect it deserves...

Graham Deneys 3 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Go where the people are
#BizTrends2018: Go where the people areArticle

Demands on corporates are changing and agencies need to respond better...

Gau Narayanan 3 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Predicting future consumer behaviour
#BizTrends2018: Predicting future consumer behaviourArticle

The insights industry is transforming in order to remain relevant in a new fast-moving world where consumers have easy access to endless choices...

Diane Gantz, Issued by Kantar 3 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: It is time for marketing professionals to become more innovative
#BizTrends2018: It is time for marketing professionals to become more innovativeArticle

From AI and data visualisation to cutting-edge segmentation and contextual marketing; industry players must have a firm grip on the latest trends...

Desiree Gullan 3 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Brands need to stop thinking like brands and become more human
#BizTrends2018: Brands need to stop thinking like brands and become more humanArticle

Brands need to become more human and create work that receives permission to communicate with their audiences...

Dean Oelschig 3 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: The ever-changing consumer
#BizTrends2018: The ever-changing consumerArticle

In order for businesses to strive and even survive in many instances, it is vital that they take on a 'human-centered' approach to every aspect of their business and invest more time and effort on truly trying to understand their customers...

Dave Nemeth 3 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Storytelling has to sit at the core of it all
#BizTrends2018: Storytelling has to sit at the core of it allArticle

90% of all internet traffic will be video based in 2019: there's absolutely no doubt that the way brands communicate will have to cater for an insatiable need for agile, high-quality video content...

Brett Morris 3 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Three things you have to know about your customers in 2018
#BizTrends2018: Three things you have to know about your customers in 2018Article

There are clear super-trends that determine what people need, what they think and how they are likely to behave. Here then are the 'big three' undercurrents all marketers and brand owners should bear in mind when trying to guess what to do next...

Brandon de Kock 3 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Personalised advertising, robots and AR
#BizTrends2018: Personalised advertising, robots and ARArticle

2018 is going to be an incredible year for personalised advertising, robots taking over and your car knowing when you need milk...

Bianca Quinn-Diavastos 3 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Small is Africa's 'new smart' in 2018
#BizTrends2018: Small is Africa's 'new smart' in 2018Article

Africa has become a continent of catchphrases, be it 'Africa rising', 'untapped middle class', 'e-commerce explosion', 'leapfrogging technology' or 'brand loyalists', the list is endless... but what do they mean in a real-world context...?

Ailsa Wingfield 3 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Identity crisis - the business of being WOKE
#BizTrends2018: Identity crisis - the business of being WOKEArticle

In many ways 2017 was the watershed year for being 'woke': politically, economically, socially and culturally. Technology has for many years been the primary disruptor of business, but a socio-cultural wave will hit businesses in 2018. Brace yourselves for a year of dual disruption...

Dion Chang 28 Dec 2017

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#BizTrends2017: 17 trends for 2017Article

Bizcommunity.com's 17 trends for 2017 from BizTrends2017 trend analyst, curator and editor, Louise Marsland...

Louise Marsland 27 Feb 2017

#BizTrends2017: Transparency, authenticity and bravery – developing trends
#BizTrends2017: Transparency, authenticity and bravery – developing trendsArticle

Certainly the greatest double-edged sword of the 21st century is the information economy.

Giles Shepherd 6 Feb 2017

#BizTrends2017: Programmatic promise for South African marketers
#BizTrends2017: Programmatic promise for South African marketersArticle

The competition for consumer's attention between brands in the digital media space is ever increasing and everywhere you go today on the internet there is some form of advertising following you...

Jaco Lintvelt 2 Feb 2017

#BizTrends2017: Smart digital marketing trends for 2017
#BizTrends2017: Smart digital marketing trends for 2017Article

The South African market seems to be grappling with a major gap between the work of digital marketing agencies and digital business analysts…

Bradley Elliot 2 Feb 2017

#BizTrends2017: Radio still thriving in a digital world
#BizTrends2017: Radio still thriving in a digital worldArticle

Far from killing the radio star, digital has enhanced radio's offering to audiences and advertisers alike…

Karl Gostner 1 Feb 2017

#BizTrends2017: The five digital trends that will shape your year
#BizTrends2017: The five digital trends that will shape your yearArticle

With so much at stake, and so much change to consider, here are some of the trends that are re-writing the rule books for 2017...

Tom Fels 1 Feb 2017

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