by Craig Hannabus. Depending on who you talk to, voice commerce is either the next big thing or a lacklustre gimmick with no real value.
by Herman Manson (@marklives) Efinity is a new South African ecommerce fulfilment service, built by Media24 ecommerce on the back of experience gained through its consumer-ecommerce plays, Spree.co.za and ShopGuru.
Louise Marsland’s (@Louise_Marsland) pick of new product, packaging and design launches.
International design success for Porky Hefer; artful potato chips from McCain; Jacobs coffee pops into odd spaces to brighten your day; and Edcon begins rolling out its online shopping sites.
Can Cape Town become to Johannesburg what Austin is to Dallas, Barcelona is to Madrid or San Francisco is to LosbAngeles – not as big, not as industrial but certainly more creative, entrepreneurial and tech-centric? Gavin Levinsohn, CEO of Ogilvy Cape Town asks the question, but already it seems rhetorical.
We take a closer look at industry bodies for the marketing and advertising sectors.
Carey Finn talks to Anne Dearnaley, PHD Media SA CEO, on the impact of covid on adland, keeping the lights on and how the pandemic has changed consumer behavior.
by Jason Stewart. Our relationship with our homes is changing again and this has important implications for brands.
by Charlie Mathews. In this interview, Arthur Goldstuck speaks about how technology is transforming marketing faster than ever before, and the coming privacy showdown.
by Charlie Mathews & Kyle de Waal. The big lesson that has come from covid-19 is how adaptable people are, and how transformation is critical to becoming #FutureFit.
by Charlie Mathews. It’s hard to reimagine the optimism that was Design Indaba 2020. That was February; this is lockdown.