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Lauren Hartzenberg

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Location:Cape Town, South Africa


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BA English and Communications
Year completed:2014
Education level:Degree
Location:Cape Town
#InnovationMonth: The Joinery's journey to create a sustainable future for fashion

Cape Town-based ethical fashion and lifestyle brand, The Joinery, is trailblazing the local sustainable business scene

By Lauren Hartzenberg 2 days ago

#ClicksCurls: A celebration of natural haircare

There's a natural hair movement afoot that sees women choosing to ditch chemical straighteners and damaging styling tools

By Lauren Hartzenberg 20 Sep 2017

#SACSCCongress: Nigella Lawson on the role of food in storytelling

Internationally renowned food writer and TV cook Nigella Lawson has amassed a loyal following of food lovers charmed by her no-fuss approach to cooking

By Lauren Hartzenberg 18 Sep 2017

#PricecheckAwards: Travelstart named E-commerce Service of the Year

Travelstart was the overall winner of the PriceCheck Tech & E-commerce Awards 2017, claiming the title of E-commerce Service of the Year

By Lauren Hartzenberg 15 Sep 2017

#SACSCCongress: The artisanal food revolution and the modern retail space

Retail futurist Howard Saunders discusses some of the shifts in consumer mindset and retail brand innovation

By Lauren Hartzenberg 14 Sep 2017

#FreshConnections: Maryla Masojada on the state of fresh produce retail in SA

Maryla Masojada from Trade Intelligence discusses the trends affecting the produce supply chain and their impacts on the way companies do business

By Lauren Hartzenberg 12 Sep 2017

Messe Frankfurt takes the reins of SA textile, footwear and apparel shows

Messe Frankfurt has acquired Africa's largest textile, footwear and apparel shows

By Lauren Hartzenberg 11 Sep 2017

Lego cuts jobs, overhauls business following drop in revenue

Iconic Danish toymaker Lego is set to shed 1,400 jobs after suffering its worst financial performance in over a decade

By Lauren Hartzenberg 6 Sep 2017

#WomensMonth: Convenient home-style meals with Why Cook

Why Cook is a Gauteng-based catering company that focuses on delivering modern home-style cooking made from fresh ingredients directly to one's door

By Lauren Hartzenberg 31 Aug 2017

#WomensMonth: Janine Binneman - a gem in local jewellery design

Jeweller, gemologist and entrepreneur Janine Binneman is using her thriving Cape Town business to empower women

By Lauren Hartzenberg 30 Aug 2017

#WomensMonth: Female family heritage Cooked into contemporary cuisine

Cooked is a quaint eatery serving up traditional Middle Eastern and Mediterranean fare infused with a contemporary twist

By Lauren Hartzenberg 28 Aug 2017

#WomensMonth: The feminine force leading the Promeal pack

Tania Morgan-Weyer, MD of Promeal, shares with us her journey into the pet food industry and imparts an empowering message for Women's Month

By Lauren Hartzenberg 28 Aug 2017

#WomensMonth: SweepSouth's Aisha Pandor keeps on climbing

SweepSouth's Aisha Pandor has been named one of the top 50 most inspiring women in tech

By Lauren Hartzenberg 22 Aug 2017

#CEMAfrica2017: Empowered customer experiences lie in multi-focused design

Sven Schoof, head of customer experience at Spree, discusses how to empower customers to interact with your brand

By Lauren Hartzenberg 21 Aug 2017

#FreshConnections: The realities of trading in Africa

It's often agreed that the trickiest part of the supply chain is not the sourcing, but getting the product to the consumer

By Lauren Hartzenberg 18 Aug 2017

#WomensMonth: Four decades of formidable fashion with Marianne Fassler

With a career spanning 40 years, Marianne Fassler remains a formidable force in SA fashion

By Lauren Hartzenberg 14 Aug 2017

#WomensMonth: Cape Town kombucha queen Meghan Werner

Theonista brewmistress Meghan Werner chats about her love of kombucha and her business journey so far

By Lauren Hartzenberg 11 Aug 2017

Aldo acquisition of Camuto Group births new footwear giant

Canadian shoe company Aldo has agreed to acquire the footwear and accessories operations of the Connecticut-based Camuto Group

By Lauren Hartzenberg 4 Aug 2017

R350m pumped into Albany Bellville bakery a Western Cape win

Albany Bakeries has launched its new and improved factory in Bellville, Cape Town, following a R350 million investment

By Lauren Hartzenberg 4 Aug 2017

#CSIMonth: Utilising CSR to create communities that thrive

Diageo SA sees itself as having a responsibility to ensure that its people, its suppliers, and the communities around its operations thrive as a result of the business

By Lauren Hartzenberg 31 Jul 2017

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