December 2017

Retail sales far lower in October than analysts expected

Annual retail trade sales growth slowed to 3.2% in October from 5.4% in September, Statistics SA reported.


Christo Wiese steps down as Steinhoff chairman

South African billionaire Christo Wiese, is stepping down from the supervisory board after an accounting scandal engulfed the retail giant.


AI: unlocking a sixth sense for brands

AI is powerful because it goes beyond processing and computing information to expand and help accelerate the capabilities of the human brain.

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Google Adwords adds targeting by phone number, mailing address

Google has expanded the consumer-targeting capabilities of its AdWords platform to let marketers use phone numbers and mailing addresses to reach their right people.

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Facebook plans to stop paying publishers to make news feed videos

Facebook no longer plans to pay publishers and other video makers to produce videos for the news feed.