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#BODCT: Redesigning the world one business at a time, to surprise and delight customers

Big brands shared the role of design in their business at Business of Design, with Adrian Morris, partner and MD at Design Partnership speaking of current the physical reboot trend responding to a changing landscape, while Brian Mtongana, head of design at Woolworths, honed in on the role of packaging in sales

By Leigh Andrews 3 days ago

Demographica-Stein IAS partnership ushers in new growth in African B2B market

Demographica has become the first agency on the African continent to join Stein IAS' global B2B marketing network. CEO of Demographica Warren Moss and CCO of Stein IAS Tom Stein elaborate on this alliance

By Juanita Pienaar 13 Oct 2017

#BODCT: Surprise! THIS is today's African consumer

Read up on key insights from the first sessions of Business of Design - Mduduzi Simelane talks about how to enhance the continent's filmmakers, while trend analyst, Nicola Cooper shares a snapshot of today's African consumer. It's probably not who your brand is targeting

By Leigh Andrews 11 Oct 2017

Multinationals seek local presence in Africa

End of road for low-commitment investments in Africa: South Africa no longer automatic country of choice

27 Sep 2017

#InnovationMonth: How to really save money on production costs

Angelika Kempe, executive consultant at AdOps Value, shares what to look out for when assessing production cost estimates, as well as the impact of the ANA's recent report that advertising agencies and their holding companies are less-than transparent regarding production costs and the risk associated with it

By Leigh Andrews 22 Sep 2017

Partnerships provide a lifeline for cash-strapped countries

Governments are reforming to woo private capital, according to the UN, in this third and last part of the partnership in Africa series

By Kingsley Ighobor 20 Sep 2017

Purpose must come before profit... and before anything else too

Building a business or working in a job is meaningless unless it is done with purpose, knowing that making money is not the purpose, it is a result

By Mike Freedman 19 Sep 2017

Partnerships giving Africa a new look

The private sector in Africa is working with governments to fund mega development projects, according to the UN, in this second part of the partnership in Africa series

19 Sep 2017

Unilever's brand plan to grow business across Africa

Unilever launches an Africa hub in Johannesburg in its drive to grow its business of iconic brands across the African continent

19 Sep 2017

Partnerships at work in Africa

In this three-part series from the United Nations, we look at how partnerships in Africa spearhead growth across various industry sectors

18 Sep 2017

New economic giants rising in Africa

Africa's economic giants face increasing competition from upcoming Kenya and Ethiopia

15 Sep 2017

On a scale of Coca-Cola to Pepsi: How to make your brand pop on social media

In a world where everyone is constantly scrolling down their screen, it's easy for brands' content to get lost in the clutter of posts on the timeline. Here's how to make content pop!

By Babalwa Nyembezi 13 Sep 2017

Nigeria and SA's fragile economic recovery

Nigeria and South Africa: Out of recession, but not yet out of trouble?

13 Sep 2017

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