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The Relationship Between Print And Digital

Print can be impactful and a powerful storyteller, but how can we prove these facts to the print buyers who can benefit most? Mathew Faulkner, EMEA senior marketing manager, professional print, Canon Europe talks with experts from different parts of the print industry to bring a practical toolkit of examples to prove prints value. According […]

2021-06-21T08:47:07+02:00Jun 15th, 2021|

Understanding The Need To Print Smart

According to Pieter Pieters, Product Manager for B2B Pro Print at Canon South Africa, South Africa’s miraculous GDP increase of 6.3% in the last quarter of 2020 exemplified the local economy’s tenacity and is most certainly a sign of things to come in 2021. Despite the hardships presented to us during the past year, businesses […]

2021-05-24T16:06:31+02:00May 12th, 2021|

Canon Insight Report Reveals Changing Demands Of Print Buyers

Canon Europe has launched the results of its latest Insight Report, ‘Creating Customer Value’, which revealed the changing demands of the print buyer and the untapped opportunities for print service providers (PSPs) and in-house print rooms. The research uncovered that fewer than 20% are fulfilling the needs of their customers. At a time when brands […]

2021-03-08T08:23:27+02:00Feb 10th, 2021|

Publishers Need To Rethink How They Can Leverage Digital Platforms

According to Jimmy De Waal, B2B: Head of Marketing at Canon South Africa, while publishers have done a great deal already to adapt to changing reader preferences, many still aren’t taking full advantage of all the opportunities enabled by intelligent use of data. This was a topic discussed at the last Future Book Forum, where […]

2020-10-05T13:48:11+02:00Sep 22nd, 2020|

Print Is Better Than Digital At Attracting Consumer Attention

According to Jimmy De Waal, B2B: Head of Marketing at Canon South Africa digital isn’t working as well as it used to, because consumers are turning off from it in growing numbers. For some, it is about lack of trust — think of the Facebook/Cambridge Analytica scandal. For others, the volume of digital content is […]

2020-09-01T09:18:32+02:00Aug 25th, 2020|

How Print Trumps Digital In Winning Customer Trust

According to Jimmy De Waal, B2B: Head of Marketing at Canon South Africa, we all understand that successful marketing often appeals to our emotions, but it’s easy to overlook the importance of the marketing medium in triggering those feelings. Our emotions are intrinsically bound up with all our physical senses, which is giving rise to […]

2020-07-06T08:08:21+02:00Jun 29th, 2020|

Programmatic Print Is The Next Level Of Print Marketing Automation

James de Waal, Head of Marketing Business Imaging Group, Canon South Africa, discusses how print service providers (PSPs) can support their customers to implement Programmatic Print in the marketing mix. If you’re a digital PSP and unfamiliar with marketing automation, it’s wise to get acquainted. Marketing automation technology works with data gathered from a brand’s customer […]

2020-01-20T09:30:36+02:00Jan 15th, 2020|

2020 Technology Trends Likely To Bring Growth And Innovation

Dana Eitzen, Canon South Africa’s Corporate and Marketing Communications Executive, has outlined three tech trends to watch in 2020, namely automation, AI and analytics. As we enter a new decade, all aspects of technology will continue to accelerate. Developments in space travel, quantum computing and an increase in the proliferation of software into our daily […]

2020-01-20T09:31:35+02:00Jan 9th, 2020|

Keeping One Step Ahead Of Cyber Attacks

Quentyn Taylor, director of security at Canon EMEA, provides insight into how companies can develop a robust cybersecurity system through a collaborative, collective and uncompromising approach. For example, shared use printers can be a weak point if poor data security practice is observed and outbound comms processes need to be taken into consideration when thinking […]

2019-12-12T18:36:42+02:00Dec 10th, 2019|

Digital Print Technology Enabling Publishers To Turn A New Page

James de Waal, head of marketing, business imaging group, Canon South Africa, discusses how digital print technology is enabling publishers to turn a new page and drive customer-orientated innovation that will stimulate sustained commercial growth. There is mounting evidence that the long-predicted demise of the printed book in the face of new digital alternatives has […]

2019-07-12T16:39:28+02:00Jul 10th, 2019|