Disruption and what ERP can do for your business today

Manufacturers have to quickly realise that to overcome supply chain disruptions, their business operations need to consider a different approach to ensure supply-chain resiliency....

Fintechs are set to transform cross-border payments in Africa

For centuries people have crossed borders to live, work, and trade. While cross-border payment systems are crucial for financial inclusion and growth in a...

The significance of an EPC inspection body

Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs), which display the energy performance of buildings, may only be issued by SANAS-accredited energy performance certification inspection bodies. This ensures...

Reinventing the lay by system for a digital world

LayUp Technologies, an advanced recurring payments system provider, is flipping the script on credit and is providing South Africans with an innovative save now...

Savings Month: 5 easy savings tips for small businesses

National Savings Month provides a valuable reminder of things we can all do to save where we can. This approach to responsible money management...

Digital payments on the cusp of igniting the kasi economy

The majority of the country’s urban population resides in townships according to the World Bank. With an 18 percent contribution to South Africa’s GDP, the informal...

SA retail sales up 0.1% in May

Stats SA reports that South African retail trade sales increased by 0.1% year-on-year in May 2022. Positive annual growth rates were recorded for: general dealers...

Listen to the customer but stay within the law

Since the global pandemic, customer demands have evolved. It has become even more important for retailers to listen to the voice of the customer...

TI Report and Online Briefing: E-commerce, Q-commerce and the FMCG categories...

Gain actionable insights to grow e-commerce as a sustainable channel. Catch up on the latest developments and trends in South African grocery e-commerce. In the greater...

Optimising a building’s energy consumption through data analysis

According to various sources, up to 30% of the total energy consumption of a building can be attributed to heating, ventilation, and cooling. One...

Does your brand have its own distinctive Customer Experience DNA?

Ever wondered how certain brands manage to create a distinct and consistent experience about them, no matter where, when or how you interact with...

SA manufacturing output down 2.3% in May

Stats SA reports that South Africa's Manufacturing production decreased by 2.3% year-on-year in May. The largest negative contributions were made by the following divisions: motor...

Retailers using AI should be aware of personal privacy and cyber...

The acceleration of the fourth industrial revolution due to the Covid-19 pandemic has contributed to our general understanding of artificial intelligence (AI). AI is...

Why eco-consciousness is a smart long-term business strategy

The latest Edelman Trust Barometer indicates that consumers look to businesses to lead in times of uncertainty, with 52% of respondents saying they don’t think businesses...

V&A Waterfront signs pact to change way plastic packaging is reused...

The V&A Waterfront has reaffirmed its commitment to lessening the impact of plastics on the environment by signing up to the SA Plastics Pact,...

Infrastructure investment: SA’s greatest weapon against the triple threat of low...

Investment into impactful, resilient and sustainable infrastructure projects stands out as the most effective weapon against South Africa’s triple-threat of low economic growth, poverty...

SA’s forthcoming Rapid Payments Programme (RPP) is good news for merchants...

South Africa’s Rapid Payments Programme (RPP) is an industry-wide collaboration intended to create a simpler, safer, and cheaper instant payment environment for all South...

Olfa celebrates 42nd anniversary of the Rotary cutters with new long-lasting...

The two new Olfa premium Rotary cutters with the latest endurance blades are specially honed for long hours of cutting performance and durabilty, saving...