Industry Updates: News

Dubai Design District (d3) celebrate creativity in Dubai | 02 Mar 2015

In celebration of Dubai’s rich array of creative talent, Dubai Design District (d3) is hosting a 3-day open to the public community event. “Meet d3”, has been specifically commissioned and curated to feature a compelling mix of local, more

New age e-commerce consumers challenge traditional business models | 02 Mar 2015

The rise of e-commerce on the African continent is changing the face of the traditional consumer, and brands need to adapt their business models and strategies in order to remain relevant amongst consumers and avoid a drop in market share. more

GSMA Report Examines Gender Diversity | 02 Mar 2015

The GSMA today released a new report, “Accelerating the Digital Economy: Gender Diversity in the Telecommunications Sector”, which offers a snapshot of the gender balance within companies across the industry. more

New report shows hard retail data, consumer needs and behavior | 02 Mar 2015

New report shows hard retail data, consumer needs and behavior, combined with macro-economic datasets, are better indicators of opportunity and success in African markets. more

Record Deals - Let the signer beware | 02 Mar 2015

Fortunes are lost and made in the recording industry. Many a recording artist may find themselves a casualty of unsound business practices. According to Stephen Hollis, Adams & Adams’ expert on all the contractual ins and outs of recording industry deals, contracts can be make or break an artist’s career. more

GSMA announces results of New Mobile Phone Gender Gap Survey | 02 Mar 2015

Report Finds More Than 1.7 Billion Women in Low- and Middle-income Countries Do Not Own Mobile Phones, Creating a Gender Gap of 200 Million Women more

Strategic location for customer centric contact centres | 02 Mar 2015

As exchange rates and economies change around the world, so too does the list of countries vying for offshore call centre and back office outsourcing work. The Fiji Islands has managed to build on its position as a strategic location for customer centric contact centre operations, more

The Coca-Cola® Contour bottle celebrates 100 years of happiness | 02 Mar 2015

The Coca-Cola Company will this year be celebrating 100 years of its iconic glass bottle packaging - the Coca-Cola contour bottle - with a global art traveling exhibition to be staged at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town from 26th to 1st March and at the Constitution Hill, Johannesburg on 11th to 13th March 2015. more

NETCB offers free compliance seminars in Africa | 02 Mar 2015

Networking specialist NETCB has announced that it will be hosting a series of free compliance management seminars from 9 - 13 March 2015 throughout Africa. more

Record Number of Entries Received for PRISM Awards | 27 Feb 2015

With an almost 20% increase in entries into the 2015 PRISM Awards, competition for the public relations and communication industry’s most sought-after awards is going to be tough! This is according to the organisers of this year’s awards, which take place on 19 April at The Maslow Hotel, Sandton. more