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...

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,...

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...

Global aluminum market driven by robust construction and booming renewable energy...

IndexBox has just published a new report: 'World - Aluminum - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights'. Here is a summary of the...

FASA Franchising in Africa conference: Can female entrepreneurs bounce back after...

As women across the world have found themselves hardest hit by the pandemic – often having to balance work responsibilities with looking after family,...

Online retail is booming; but retailers still need to over-deliver on...

According to a recent report by World Wide Worx, the online retail sector in South Africa is worth R30 billion. This represents a doubling of...

Brands need an action plan for a world beyond third-party cookies

For years, brands have relied on third-party cookies and mobile identifiers to deliver personalised ads to prospects and customers, and to track engagement with...

Women must take more space in the FMCG sector

Women need to take up more space in the fast-moving consumer goods sector by capitalising on incentives from the Department of Trade and Industry...

6 Trends shaping the retail industry in 2021

Over the past 18 months, as COVID has shaken the world and brought the future forward, the need for environmental scanning and an understanding...

SA property, retail firms bet on townships despite unrest

Recent unrest in South Africa damaged hundreds of businesses but property developers and retailers say they remain committed to the fast-growing consumer markets of...