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#BODJHB: A disconnect between business and purpose

Trevyn McGowan, co-founder of Business of Design and the Guild Group, opened day one of Business of Design in Johannesburg this morning, reflecting on the past year, which has been an extraordinary year for them with new ventures and a massive amount of hiring in a short space of time

By Jessica Tennant 4 hours ago

Sikuvile Awards set to honour top journalists

The 2017 Standard Bank Sikuvile Awards will take place today, the 40-year anniversary of the banning of The World newspaper by the Apartheid regime and the detention of its editor Percy Qoboza

1 day ago

The ADC 97th Annual Awards open for entries

The One Club for Creativity has announced the call for entries for the ADC 97th Annual Awards as well as a new tiered pricing structure and a couple of category changes

1 day ago

The massive business of stokvels and opportunities for brands

Stokvels are huge business, but most companies are still not responding to this informal banking sector. Find out how your brand can be part of the Stokvel value

Issued by Knowledge Resources 1 day ago

Finalists for 2017 Global Awards announced

This year the Global Awards grand jury shortlisted 154 entries submitted from 22 countries worldwide

2 days ago

#BODCT: Redesigning the world one business at a time, to surprise and delight customers

Big brands shared the role of design in their business at Business of Design, with Adrian Morris, partner and MD at Design Partnership speaking of current the physical reboot trend responding to a changing landscape, while Brian Mtongana, head of design at Woolworths, honed in on the role of packaging in sales

By Leigh Andrews 3 days ago

Scan Display's solution to Cape Town water shortages

In light of increased water scarcity in Cape Town, some businesses have decided to proactively find alternatives to relying on the overburdened municipal water supply - such as Scan Display

Issued by Scan Display 3 days ago

#EntrepreneurMonth: Handcrafting bespoke luxury experiences across Africa with the Holts

Concepts Collection creates unforgettable luxury experiences. We chat to Christina and Richard Holt to find out how it all started and what it takes to run one of the leading luxury brands in SA

By Cari Coetzee 3 days ago

Features category of Sikuvile Journalism Awards draws large number of entries

The Features category of the Sikuvile Journalism Awards not only draws a large number of entries - this year there were 52 entries - but generally also attracts a high quality

3 days ago

Local industry leaders invited to sit on international film festival's jury

Ciclope, a leading international festival, has invited four prominent figures in the South African film industry to sit on the jury of its upcoming awards show

3 days ago

Shyft crowned MTN Business App of the Year

At the 2017 MTN Business App of the Year Awards, which took place on Thursday, 12 October 2017, Shyft was named the overall winner

13 Oct 2017

Ethiopia launches e-visa service for African and international MICE participants

The service enables MICE participants to issue their visa, book, pay and check-in their flight with Ethiopian Airlines - all online

13 Oct 2017

#AmasaAwards2017: Magic of the moment

Last night saw Halo Advertising win the coveted Roger Garlick Grand Prix for their client, Jacaranda, for its ‘More music you love' campaign at the Advertising Media Association of South Africa (Amasa) Awards

By Danette Breitenbach 13 Oct 2017

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#EntrepreneurMonth: Chris Weylandt on the business of contemporary home decor design

Chris Weylandt, founder and CEO of furniture and decor retailer Weylandts, forms part of the impressive line-up at this year's Business of Design conference held in Cape Town last week and Johannesburg this week.

By Lauren Hartzenberg 23 hours ago

What the 'Fearless Girl' statue and Harvey Weinstein have in common

In March of this year, State Street Global Advisors unveiled the “Fearless Girl,” a statue of a little girl installed to face Wall Street's famous “Charging Bull” statue. Her defiance was aimed at financial culture's historical exclusion of women in the financial industry, especially in leadership positions.

By Sarah Banet-Weiser 1 day ago

#EntrepreneurMonth: A premium African surf brand with global appeal

Little over a year ago, three friends with thriving creative careers embarked on a mission to combine their love of Africa with their passion for surfing. Thus, Mami Wata was born, a premium African brand of surf apparel and accessories with an undeniable global appeal.

By Lauren Hartzenberg 2 days ago

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