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Why global retail success means going very local

It's now possible to build a personal connection with each shopper rather than compete for their wallets based purely on price. But, the real challenge is how to establish a personal connection with foreign audiences...

By Françoise Henderson 30 Mar 2015 11:28

The eight criteria that distinguish B2B markets from B2C markets

WASHINGTON DC, US: The B2B market is different in fundamental ways from the B2C sector. This article discusses the eight key criteria that distinguish B2B markets with implications that directly affect market research...

By Priority Metrics Group, via Ashlan Bonnell 28 Mar 2015 12:21

Nigeria among 20 fastest growing economies

According to latest survey released by New York based financial newswire service, Bloomberg, Africa's largest economy Nigeria has been ranked among 20 fastest growing economies in the world...

16 Mar 2015 10:19

Demographics and their role in consumer behaviour

Customers influence generally comes from a series of issues when making purchasing decisions. This is true across the globe, and as such, the sub-Saharan Africa consumer is no different...

11 Mar 2015 16:12

E-commerce is the economy of Africa

Africa is the world's second largest and second most populated continent. Currently experiencing a digital revolution, it has become a major attraction for many new businesses...

10 Mar 2015 11:12

African tourism acts to shake off Ebola stigma

BERLIN, GERMANY: The impact of the deadly Ebola virus fell mainly on three African countries but tourism has taken a hit across the continent of more than 50 nations as fear has kept many visitors away, tourism chiefs say...

10 Mar 2015 07:22

Female millennials are the most confident and ambitious of any female generation

New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work...

5 Mar 2015 09:17

New research: How employee emotions' impact on customer experience

The latest Ask Afrika Orange Index provides customer service trends based on 13 years of data, across 32 industries and 155 companies...

4 Mar 2015 08:05

Coping under fire

Janine Lazarus, founder and owner of Janine Lazarus media consultancy was a journalist for 31 years, and has worked across the board from newspapers to radio...

By Danette Breitenbach 3 Mar 2015 11:42

Traffic, religion and electricity... A glimpse into the Nigerian consumer

With Nigeria overtaking South Africa as Africa's largest economy, many eyes are looking at this bustling nation as a source of opportunity and a key market for business growth...

By Ahmed Bulbulia 3 Mar 2015 12:40

Conversations with Africa

There is always a risk involved when doing business in Africa, but it is not all doom and gloom or as hard as you might think...

By Danette Breitenbach 27 Feb 2015 08:06

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 124: A packed show about an event, a women's academy and research

On the last Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show, host Warren Harding interviewed Koo Govender and Jaco Van Zyl...

27 Feb 2015 12:57

SKA African partner countries meet in Pretoria

Ministers from African member countries of the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) mega project met in Pretoria on Wednesday to discuss future cooperation in radio astronomy...

26 Mar 2015 09:00

AB7 to support growing urban African market

Africa's fast-growing middle-class population is moving into the cities with plenty of income to dispose of. At least 50% of Africa's population now lives in cities...

25 Mar 2015 09:56

UK-based Tradehold growing foothold in Africa

UK-based property and financial services group Tradehold said on Monday that work had started on its R480-million regional shopping centre, located in the harbour town of Walvis Bay, Namibia...

24 Mar 2015 08:40

Merck supports schistosomiasis education in Mozambique

Around 80% of Mozambicans suffer from the parasitic worm disease, more commonly known as bilharzia...

23 Mar 2015 11:20

Getting African supply chains moving

'The Pulse of Africa's Supply Chains' is the theme for this year's SAPICS 2015 conference, which will be taking place from 31 May - 2 June at Sun City...

23 Mar 2015 11:01

Strathmore University launches region's first masters of science information systems security course

Strathmore University has launched the Master of Science Information Systems Security course, the most advanced training available for information security experts in the East African region...

19 Mar 2015 05:56

Diebold launches anti-skimming technology

LONDON, UK: Representing global losses in excess of a billion Euros, skimming remains the most prevalent type of ATM crime and a major concern for financial institutions (FI)...

10 Mar 2015 13:59

New York Festivals World's Best Advertising: The 2015 Executive Jury

NEW YORK CITY, US: New York Festivals International Advertising Awards competition announced the 2015 Executive Jury. SA is represented by Graham Lang, Chief Creative Officer, Y&R South Africa...

4 Mar 2015 11:34

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