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Customer loyalty is key to a retailer's success

What is important for a retailer is repeat business. Attracting your customer back into your store and rewarding them for spending money with you. Customer loyalty ultimately builds a brand...

Issued by Sureswipe 18 hours ago

Longevity through customer experience

When it comes to customer experience many brands talk the talk. Not that many walk the walk. Avis Rent a Car (Avis) is not one of these...

By Danette Breitenbach 16 hours ago

Taste, Famous Brands issue dire trading updates

Finding an analyst who sees any compelling reason to buy any of SA's fast-food stocks these days is as rare as spotting a Naspers naysayer...

17 hours ago

How to influence the customer of the future

No one can accurately predict the future, but present-day research and information can direct us on how to make informed decisions for days ahead...

By Jill Young Schutte 22 hours ago

Search is on for SA's best shisanyama

Windhoek Beer has launched a search for the country's best shisanyama...

19 hours ago

Dodgy liquor sold in townships

Cheap alcoholic drinks with vague labels and unspecified contents are being sold in townships in violation of liquor laws...

By Laura Bratton 19 hours ago

SA e-commerce startup Pet Heaven sees 120% yearly growth

South African startup Pet Heaven, an online pet food delivery service, has seen 120 per cent growth over the last year on the back of raising funding from Silvertree Internet Holdings...

By Tom Jackson 20 hours ago

Local, international designers to showcase at RCFS 2017

Local and international designers will showcase at the 2017 Red Carpet Fashion Show (RCFS), which will be held at Cocoon in Cape Town on 2 December 2017.

19 hours ago

Merchandise your products with a Do-It FlexiTab Hang Tab

Do-It FlexiTab Hang Tabs are distinguished by a thicker hang hole area and thinner adhesive area and have been designed to hang onto both single and double-wire peg hooks...

Issued by Pyrotec 18 hours ago

#EntrepreneurMonth: Go out there and do something that you love

A startup born in a dorm room in 2007 is now a successful business with 36 stores around the country. To date, weFix has expertly repaired smartphones as well as tablets, laptops, and DJI drones for over 700,000 customers...

By Ilse van den Berg 3 days ago

#BODJHB: Chris Weylandt on the basics of retail

On day two of the Johannesburg version of Business of Design, Chris Weylandt explained his tactics to competing or rather leading in the retail game...

By Jessica Tennant 3 days ago

The world of payments is changing fast

The services offered by traditional banks are too restrictive for what smaller retailers require and many of them are looking for alternative solutions...

By Paul Kent 3 days ago

Top 50 EMEA cloud innovators announced

The Top 50 EMEA Cloud Climbers Report, which recognises the top fifty EMEA businesses innovating in the cloud, is the first study of its kind explicitly dedicated to cloud computing's transformational business impact...

3 days ago

Lewis Stores sets its sights on richer consumers with UFO deal

Lewis Stores is acquiring the United Furniture Outlets (UFO) chain for R320m, the JSE-listed furniture retailer said on Thursday morning...

By Robert Laing 3 days ago

FASA survey measures franchisee success and satisfaction

The Franchise Association of South Africa has surveyed franchisees to find out how they are faring and what their challenges are...

3 days ago

Premfish gets stake in squid operation

Premfish has hooked its first acquisition since listing on the JSE in March. The company announced the acquisition of a 53.5% controlling stake in squid specialist Talhado Fishing Enterprises for R106m...

By Marc Hasenfuss 3 days ago

Strike goes on at Coca-Cola

Food and Allied Workers Union (Fawu) members of Coca-Cola Beverages SA (CCBSA) operations in five provinces, including the Eastern Cape, are pushing ahead with a protected strike...

3 days ago

SA no longer puts up with shoddy products

Exploding electronic game boxes, melting cellphones, ill-fitting paint-stripper bottle lids, lethal kitchen appliances and faulty cars...

By Graeme Hosken 3 days ago

WAZA signs MoU to help make sustainably produced palm oil the norm

The World Association of Zoos and Aquariums and the RSPO have signed a five-year MoU to further transformation of markets and make sustainable palm oil the norm...

3 days ago

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International

Some essential things you'll need when starting a restaurant

In the United States, owning a restaurant is a proven business model because many people love to eat out, with a certain proportion of the general public even eating out more often than eating home-cooked meals - either because they dislike cooking or because they have demanding schedules and don't have the time or energy to cook much at home. Moreover, if your cuisine is exceptional, you will be able to ease up on paid marketing efforts after only a short while because your restaurant will attract a high volume of repeat business.

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 18 hours ago

Cognac craze in US, China prompts Hennessy expansion

PARIS, France - The world's biggest brandy producer Hennessy on Wednesday opened a new plant in southwest France to try to satisfy the seemingly insatiable thirst for its liquor in the US and Asia.

19 Oct 2017

Bidding war heats up for $5bn second Amazon HQ

NEW YORK, US - It's the prize of a lifetime - a $5 billion investment creating 50,000 well-paid jobs that everyone wants, but only one US city will get.

19 Oct 2017

#EntrepreneurMonth: Chris Weylandt on the business of contemporary home decor design

Chris Weylandt, founder and CEO of furniture and decor retailer Weylandts, forms part of the impressive line-up at this year's Business of Design conference held in Cape Town last week and Johannesburg this week.

By Lauren Hartzenberg 18 Oct 2017

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