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Time running out to enter the Standard Bank Top Women Awards
Time running out to enter the Standard Bank Top Women Awards

Entries for the 14th annual Standard Bank Top Women Awards close on 30 June 2017.

Issued by Topco Media 3 hours ago

Marketing to millennials - engage, earn trust, increase business
Marketing to millennials - engage, earn trust, increase business

How to engage with this digitally connected, diverse and demanding generation? Get fresh insight and answers at this must-attend seminar and learn how to deliver authentic, action-driven messages to the millennial consumer.

Issued by Knowledge Resources 5 hours ago

Kaap Agri Limited Directors celebrating the listing at the JSE
Kaap Agri lists on JSE in speciality retailer sector

Kaap Agri Limited, specialising in retailing and trading in agricultural, fuel and related retail markets in southern Africa, has listed in the “Speciality Retailer” sector of the JSE's Main Board - the seventh company to list on the JSE this year. With its strategic footprint, infrastructure, facilities and client network, it follows a differentiated market approach. In support of the core retail business, Kaap Agri also offers financial, grain handling and agency services.

1 day ago

Spree, 24.com record double-digit growth but Media24 profit drops
Spree, 24.com record double-digit growth but Media24 profit drops

Media24 has released its annual results, which include online fashion store Spree and digital media 24.com recording double-digit growth in the past year. However, the trading profit of R249m was 39% weaker than the previous year.

1 day ago

Bernard Agulhas, CEO of the IRBA
MAFR only the first step to transformation

The Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors (IRBA) told parliament that additional measures to drive transformation will be required to address government's concerns regarding de-concentration of the audit market.

23 Jun 2017

South African Customer Satisfaction Index shows fondness for fast foods
South African Customer Satisfaction Index shows fondness for fast foods

The Consulta 2016 National South African Customer Satisfaction Index (SAcsi) reflects that South Africans are fond of fast food but unhappy with municipalities and wireless providers.

22 Jun 2017

From funders to partners: The changing face of commercial agri-finance in South Africa
From funders to partners: The changing face of commercial agri-finance in South Africa

Over the past three decades, the South African agriculture financing landscape has undergone some significant shifts, the two most apparent of which have been the massive growth in the overall need for farm funding and a change in focus by some of the country's most prominent finance providers.

By Zhann Meyer 22 Jun 2017

King James the Second wins Allan Gray account
King James the Second wins Allan Gray account

Allan Gray today announced its appointment of King James the Second (II) shortly after leaving its current agency, Ogilvy & Mather Cape Town.

By Jessica Tennant 21 Jun 2017

Retailers set to lose billions as card-not-present fraud rises
Retailers set to lose billions as card-not-present fraud rises

Retailers stand to lose $71 billion globally from fraudulent CNP (Card-Not-Present) transactions over the next five years, according to new data from Juniper Research. The data found that a number of factors, such as the USA's shift to EMV cards, delays in 3DS 2.0 (3D-Secure) and click-and-collect fraud were key drivers behind the rise.

21 Jun 2017

Brooks Mparutsa, executive director of Hollard's international business.
Hollard partners with Cigna

Insurer Hollard planned "significant acquisitions" on the continent in the next few years and was partnering with global health insurer Cigna to offer health insurance to companies operating in Africa, said Brooks Mparutsa, executive director of Hollard's international business.

20 Jun 2017

Reserve Bank to challenge Public Protector's remedial action
Reserve Bank to challenge Public Protector's remedial action

The Reserve Bank has been advised to bring urgent review proceedings to court to have the remedial action announced by Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane set aside.

20 Jun 2017

Photo: Mediclinic
New law crimps cash-back plans

The demarcation regulations clearly distinguish between medical insurance products and medical aid schemes. For the consumer, this means that while limited gap cover and hospital cash-back plans will still be allowed, primary healthcare insurance policies will no longer be available. All existing policies will need to align with the regulations from 1 January 2018.

By Roland Buys 20 Jun 2017

Government allowed to recover R1.125bn from Absa
Government allowed to recover R1.125bn from Absa

Government is allowed to recover R1.125 billion in misappropriated public funds from Absa Bank and its predecessor Bankorp.

20 Jun 2017