How digital is powering the next wave of growth in key-account management

13 August 2019. New research highlights what the best-performing sales organizations are doing. Read more…


2019 Internet Data Mid-Year Update

17 July 2019. Read more…


Africa’s Wi-Fi growth is in full force

21 June 2019. World Wi-Fi Day is celebrated every year on 20 June, signifying a day where governments, industries and consumers recognise the important role of Wi-Fi in socio-economic development. This special day celebrates the advances of Wi-Fi and how it enables affordable connectivity for the unconnected around the world. Read more…


Where is social media heading next?

26 February 2019 – Where the American behemoths depend on advertising for their income, the Chinese are focused on transactions. ‘Social commerce’ is, as its name suggests, a marriage between social media and retail distribution. Read more…


SA is at high risk for harmful online behaviour

8 February 2019 – It gauges the attitudes and perceptions of teens between 13 and 17 and adults between 18 and 74, about the state of digital civility today and also measures people’s safety online and exposure to risks such as cyberbullying, unwanted contact and harassment as well as exposure to hoaxes and scams. Read more…


Before we talk about e-commerce in SA, let’s define it properly

26 November 2018 – Experts are divided about both the state and the future of e-commerce in South Africa. Some big brands, like Massmart, have elected not to establish an online store here because they believe the market is simply too small. Others, like Takealot and Pick n Pay, are investing heavily and believe that online trading in SA is on the cusp of a boom and will take off the minute we fix issues around data access. Read more…


Digital Authoritarianism Is Rising. Here’s What That Means

26 November 2018 – The internet has long been touted as a force for freedom that can topple dictatorships around the world. But according to a new report on digital freedom, authoritarian forces are clawing back control and even re-purposing the web in ways that undermine democracy. Read more…


Why mobile is the gatekeeper of brand loyalty today

7 November 2018 – Achieving long-term brand loyalty has become brutally difficult for South African retailers. Mobile represents an unparalleled opportunity for savvy retailers to reach customers in more personalised, efficient and powerful ways – paving the way for a new era of data-driven brand loyalty. Read more…


How the Internet is set to change SA wine culture

24 May 2018 – When it comes to shopping, e-commerce has to be the way forward. Read more…


The rise of Stories and the changing face of social marketing

16 May 2018 – Visual content is becoming more powerful than ever on social media. The more we use our mobile phones, the bigger the urge to share a glimpse of our daily lives through images and videos. The usage of Stories is on the rise on social media while news feeds see a decline of usage. How can marketers adapt to this change in social media marketing and what do they need to know? Read more…