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Mall culture continues to take off in Nigeria

The world class Ikeja City Mall leads the way as mall culture takes off in Nigeria...

By Johan Haupt 13 Sep 2016

eCommerce set for "explosive" growth in Africa

The rise of mobile connectivity and the rapid development of FinTech products is driving the eCommerce environment in Africa...

13 Sep 2016

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 188: ClickFX discusses personal Forex transfers

On the latest episode of Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show host Warren Harding spoke to Richard Beddow...

8 Sep 2016

Vida e Caffè expands its African operations

As Starbucks makes its way into South Africa to start its foray onto the continent, local coffee supplier Vida e Caffè has set its sights on Africa. With 185 stores across South Africa, of which a significant number are positioned on Shell forecourts, the brand now plans to push itself further into Africa...

7 Sep 2016

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 188: ClickFX, SA's first online solution to personal Forex transfers

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show on 8 September 2016, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Richard Beddow...

7 Sep 2016

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 187: marcusbrewster launches SA's first on-demand PR service

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show on 25 August 2016, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Marcus Brewster...

24 Aug 2016

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 186: Online retail with the CTO of Emerce Commerce

On the latest episode of Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show host Warren Harding spoke to Matt Roux...

18 Aug 2016

#CEMAfrica: The value of CX in emerging markets

In the age of the customer, retailers and marketers need to pay attention to customers and CX like never before. Here's how to get it right...

By Leigh Andrews 17 Aug 2016

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 185: Four step check-list for SMEs looking to jump into online retail

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show on 18 August 2016, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Matt Roux...

17 Aug 2016

MTN withdraws mobile money service in SA

MTN has pulled the plug on its mobile money service because of the "lack of commercial viability", it said on Thursday. This comes four months...

19 Sep 2016

USA's House of Harlow 1960 enters Africa through exclusive partnership with Imagination Unlimited Group

Fashionista and celebrity socialite, Nicole Richie's brand, House of Harlow 1960 has secured an exclusive agreement that will have the range available across the continent, courteousy of Imagination Unlimited Group...

19 Sep 2016

How in-store media can influence the purchasing decision

Marketers should be thinking of retail spaces as a plethora of communication touch points that provide multiple access points to consumers...

By Stefan Abro 16 Sep 2016

FAO raises its world cereal production forecast

The expected increase in grain output is forecast to boost inventories and push up the global stock-to-use ratio to 25.3 percent, an "even more comfortable supply and demand situation than predicted at the start of the season."

12 Sep 2016

Apple debuts iPhone 7 amid investor concern

Apple rolled out updated products and new features on Wednesday that mostly relied on an old strategy. The most valuable technology company...

By Alex Webb and Mark Gurman 8 Sep 2016

Customer experience and ratings - a two-way street

Customer experience management has traditionally been about customers being able to rate a business based on their interaction...

By Bruce von Maltitz 8 Sep 2016

Fitbit leads wearables, Apple Watch sales slip: survey

WASHINGGTON - Fitbit extended its lead in the market for connected wearables in the second quarter amid a sharp drop in Apple Watch sales, a survey showed Tuesday...

8 Sep 2016

Intra-regional trade has the potential to boost African economies

"There are multiple opportunities to increase intra-regional trade, especially in line with the Tripartite Free Trade Agreement. If used properly, this agreement has the potential to significantly boost economic growth in the region."

1 Sep 2016

Customer service eclipses products, services as number one customer consideration

Businesses used to compete against one another on one of three fronts: price, quality of product or service, or superior marketing. In the digital age, these factors are taking a back seat to something that is altogether more difficult to define...

26 Aug 2016

Shoprite profit growth outpaces sales‚ despite hold on increases

Grocery chain Shoprite grew profit faster than sales despite holding food price increases below inflation, CEO Whitey Basson said in its results statement on Tuesday...

By Robert Laing 23 Aug 2016

Finding opportunities in currency devaluation

While some African countries that are considered great investment opportunities have seen recent currency devaluation, this could create an opportunity for African manufacturers...

By Heleen Goussard, Nicholas Olds 17 Aug 2016

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