Supply Chain and Logistics

Accelerating skills development and job creation with digital learning programmes

Stas SA recently announced that SA’s unemployment rate hit 34.4% for the second quarter of 2021. This excludes the job losses caused by the...

Kyocera SA’s 2021 Service Awards winners announced

After weeks of anticipation following the South African chapter of KYOCERA’s National Service Awards finals, which saw some of the world’s top engineers compete...

Saving South Africa’s trucking industry

Since the mass torching of trucks on the N3 Mooi River in 2018, the trucking industry has faced numerous challenges that have threatened not...

5 Ways to write an engaging value proposition for your website

When it comes to selling newspapers, persuasive and relevant "above-the-fold" content has always been a necessity. The top half of the newspaper—the only part...

Brian Joffe to step down as Long4Life CEO to become president

Brian Joffe is set to exit the CEO position of JSE-listed Long4Life in February 2022 and take on the chairman’s role at the company.Long4Life's...

AHi honors SA’s top entrepreneurs

Business chambers, entrepreneurs, small-scale farmers and hospitality businesses from across South Africa have until Friday, 22 October to enter for the AHi’s prestigious annual...

The rise of African tech unicorns

African unicorns have made big news in recent months, with four startups having recently reached a $1 billion valuation or more this year alone,...

Hacking humans: How social engineering exploits business vulnerabilities

With the growing number of online transactions taking place each day comes a marked rise in cyber-attacks and security events. According to Ryan Mer, Managing...

SPAR International introduces new Private-Label range, SPAR N°1 Value

SPAR International has launched a new own brand range across European markets under the label SPAR N°1 Value. This range will provide shoppers with an...

SA retail sales down 1.3% year-on-year in August

Stats SA has reported that South Africa’s retail trade sales decreased by 1.3% year-on-year in August 2021.Negative annual growth rates were recorded for: retailers...

Africa leading the way in mobile money

Mobile transacting is fast becoming the golden egg of financial services – and nowhere more so than in Africa.According to the Global System for...

How to influence the specification decision-making process

As architects and specifiers increasingly turn to the online realm to source products and materials for their building projects, building product manufacturers and suppliers...

Greater access to business funding is crucial for SMEs

Running a business is a long game that requires flexibility, adaptability, and capital. To keep it moving in the right direction is an ongoing...

“Shared Planet” leads Innova Market Insights’ Top Ten Trends for 2022

In its Top Ten Trends for 2022, Innova Market Insights – the world’s most comprehensive global insight platform for the food and beverage industry...

Nestlé holds agripreneurship training to support coffee farmers

Nestlé has recently introduced an agripreneurship training workshop for coffee farmers in Mutheka, Nyeri. The workshop aims to help farmers build on entrepreneurship skills,...

SA’s manufacturing output up 1.8% year-on-year in August

StatsSA has reported that manufacturing production increased by 1.8% in August 2021 compared with August 2020. The largest positive contributions were made by the following...

Securing long-term success for South Africa’s SMBs

The country’s SMBs have had a tough 18 months, and unfortunately it seems that challenges are set to continue. The first quarter of 2021 saw...

5 Simple ways SMMEs can become competitive in e-commerce

A few years ago, the majority of South Africans had never made a single purchase online. Today, the local e-commerce market has experienced a...