Shoprite steps up to boost small businesses with Shoprite Hustle competition

Shoprite is once again stepping up to enable entrepreneurs to grow their businesses with the 2021 Shoprite Hustle competition.The annual competition boosts small business development...

What are the CORE requirements for building an omnichannel customer experience?

If asked, many organisations will tell you that they offer an omnichannel customer experience. A good proportion of them, however, would be wrong. What they’re...

RS Components partners with Sappi to support skills development

Sappi’s Skills Centre in KwaZulu-Natal has recently received a donation of much-needed equipment-ranging from tools, safety gear and electronics valued at over R60 000...

WORX introduces new Slammer Drill

Called the SLAMMER for a good reason, this powerful 20-volt cordless hammer drill will get more done, easier, and faster. With the WORX Slammer hammer...

Four steps to fixing cash flow and help SMEs survive

We are all familiar with the saying in business that "cash is king" and, if that’s the case, then cash flow is the lifeblood...

Takealot appoints Mamongae Mahlare as new chief executive officer

Online retailer, Takealot, has appointed Mamongae Mahlare as its new group CEO, effective from October 1. Mahlare, a former Illovo Sugar MD, would take over...

Data generated from smart buildings must be POPIA compliant

The Covid-19 pandemic has irrevocably changed the way buildings are being designed, constructed and managed. Architects and building owners are turning to technology to deliver...

Great customer experiences don’t just happen, but they can be manufactured

At this point, most businesses understand the importance of customer experience. They know that providing a great customer experience can help their organisation stand...

Meet the women shaping the South African workplace of tomorrow

The eventual post-pandemic return to work presents the perfect opportunity to re-imagine workplace strategy and space planning. Already one of South Africa’s largest interior...

Homegrown female-owned battery manufacturer secures R20 million investment

I-G3N, the only black empowered female-owned SME to successfully develop lithium-ion batteries specifically for the African continent, has successfully raised R 20 million from...

Cash is king – but digital payments are coming for the...

Even with a high banked population and a multitude of electronic payment options available, the average South African still uses cash for daily purchases...

Chris Hani Crossing opens for trade after riot damage

Chris Hani Crossing shopping centre in Vosloorus, is ready to serve its community again just three weeks after extensive looting and vandalism took place...

It’s time to turn the tide against rampant corruption in the...

The recently launched Infrastructure Built Anti-Corruption Forum (IBACF) by Minister of Public Works and Infrastructure Patricia de Lille, in partnership with various private sector...

EPP leads new lifestyle trends with pet-friendly malls

There has been a pandemic pet boom lately. The world is seeing a significant increase in the adoption of dogs and cats especially since...

Most companies are getting customer experience wrong: here’s why

Every business knows (or should know) that in order to thrive in today’s competitive world, it has to provide a great customer experience. Unfortunately,...

Making the switch to sustainable and renewable energy solutions

The World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) declared 2021 as a make-or-break year for climate change. Increasing temperatures, frequent droughts and rising water levels are just...

SME growth solutions company, Fetola calls for applicants for CEA Boost

Business growth solutions company, Fetola, is making a national call for applications for their Circular Economy Accelerator (CEA) initiative.The CEA Boost initiative is designed...

Collaboration and partnership will get SMEs through these difficult times

Small businesses in South Africa should tap into existing business community, partner and supplier networks to help keep their heads above water in these...