October 2017

The world’s best employers 2017

Google parent company Alphabet was named the World's Best Employer 2017, with its employees giving their thumbs up to the company's image and working conditions.


10 things which got way more expensive in South Africa in 2017

South Africans have been hit hard by the weak economy in general, and have also been dealt a blow with a number of products seeing prices increases well above inflation.


Toy marketers invest big in kid YouTube influencers

Mattel, MGA and Hasbro are wooing YouTube kid influencers such as KidToyTesters to showcase their toys.


Pinterest brings search ads to Ads Manager

Pinterest's Ads Manager now includes search ads, which give advertisers the opportunity to target users browsing for specific items via keywords and product categories.


Apple iPhone X – expected contract price and SA launch date

An entry-level contract from a major network will start at R999 per month. The device is expected to launch in South Africa in mid-November.