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Jack Ma launches African Young Entrepreneurs Fund

UNCTAD adviser, Alibaba's Jack Ma, has launched an African Young Entrepreneurs Fund worth US$10 million

13 hours ago

2018 PPC Imaginarium Awards open for entries

The fourth edition of the PPC Imaginarium Awards has officially opened for entries

14 hours ago

Gig economy businesses like Uber and Airtasker need to evolve to survive

The honeymoon is over for the gig economy. The loose collection of online platform companies has long trumpeted its difference from the business norm

By Joshua Healy, Andreas Pekarek and Daniel Nicholson 12 hours ago

Digitalisation pushing the boundaries of manufacturing

Digital transformation, as we've come to realise, means something different in every industry. In manufacturing, the term can be broad-reaching

By Dereshin Pillay 11 hours ago

Vanity rules in tough economy

South Africans are not counting cents when it comes to scents. Market research from EuroMonitor showed that deodorant is considered an essential item

By Nivashni Nair 13 hours ago

Amazon pushes into SE Asia with Singapore launch

Amazon launched its express delivery service in Singapore on Thursday, the US online retail giant's first foray into Southeast Asia

12 hours ago

Vicinity Media launches Visitability Reporting

Today marks the launch of mobile advertising network Vicinity Media's proprietary geo-fencing and audience location technology that allows for real world visit reporting post exposure to a mobile web advertising campaign

By Jessica Tennant 1 day ago

Could 'buy online pickup in store' uplift brick-and-mortar retail?

The third annual JDA Consumer Survey reveals that about 54% of respondents prefer to shop in-store to other channels

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Spur sales up despite boycott

Restaurant franchiser Spur Corporation reported a marginal increase in sales for the year to 30 June, despite an incident at one of its Spur Steak Ranches

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South African designers take on Pure London

Fifteen South African fashion designers have shown off their style this week at Pure London, one of the UK's most prestigious fashion trade events

1 day ago

Disruption anticipated at Standard Bank Top Women Conference

What's your next? As an entrepreneurial, ambitious woman, the best place to answer that question is at the must-attend event this Women's Month: the 2017 Standard Bank Top Women Conference

Issued by Topco Media 2 days ago

The pros and cons of discounting for small businesses

As a small business owner, you've probably offered discounts to your customers or have considered doing so. It's a bit of a catch 22

By Viresh Harduth 2 days ago

Partial lifting of ban on South African eggs

The National Veterinary Directorate in Mozambique's Ministry of Agriculture has lifted the ban on the import of chicken eggs from South Africa, subject to certain conditions

2 days ago

Michael Kors buys Jimmy Choo for £900m

US fashion brand Michael Kors on Tuesday agreed to buy British shoemaker to the stars Jimmy Choo for almost £900 million

2 days ago

WallpaperStore to pop up in Cape Town

Curated interior and lifestyle design marketplace WallpaperStore will be popping up in Cape Town in mid-September

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Storyteller to provide Roots consumer behaviour insights

Spark Media has appointed BMi Research to assist in the delivery of Roots data, via Storyteller to make the data more accessible to various sectors

1 day ago

Meet the meat trekkers

People are deserting retail stores' butchery aisles, cutting out the middleman and turning to buying meat in bulk

By Naledi Shange and Kgaugelo Masweneng 1 day ago

Regional SAPICS conferences to focus on supply chain management

SAPICS, a knowledge-based association for the supply chain community across Africa will be hosting its regional conferences in Sandton, Durban and Somerset West

1 day ago

Rising cost of health care fuels self-medication

During the flu and allergy seasons, consumers turn to self-medication to build up their immune systems, preferring anti-flu tablets, cough medicines and antihistamines

2 days ago

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Four tips for selling your product on Amazon

Whether you own the company that produces the goods or you're just a retailer, one of your major aims is to ensure that you sell as much as possible of that product.

Issued by Naija Writers’ Coach 2 days ago

#CSIMonth: An opportunity to use commercial enterprises to ensure global food security

President and CEO of AGT Foods, Murad Al-Katib was recently named EY World Entrepreneur of the Year 2017 for his success in building a business empire focused on providing vegetable protein to the developing world, but also for helping to feed refugees. We chat to Al-Katib about his win, entrepreneurship and feeding the world.

By Cari Coetzee 18 Jul 2017

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