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#BizTrends2017: Where tech is taking us
#BizTrends2017: Where tech is taking us

Technology touches just about every aspect of our lives. Here are some of what FNB's chief information officer, Peter Alkema predicts for 2017.

By Peter Alkema 11 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Agility, technology and investing in the African market
#BizTrends2017: Agility, technology and investing in the African market

Drought, local political uncertainty and ongoing global macro-economic instability have placed many businesses on the back foot as they go into the New Year...

11 Jan 2017

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#BizTrends2017: Finance trends impacting SMEs

The lack of access to finance is one of the primary causes of small business failure...

By Darlene Menzies 11 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: What's driving the US financial sector?
#BizTrends2017: What's driving the US financial sector?

A study shows the US financial sector is largely driven by technological developments...

10 Jan 2017

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#BizTrends2017: Four game-changers in the financial industry

Spurred by general technological advances, by the changing societal demands or requirements from regulatory authorities, industry trends are likely to continue changing...

By Tandisizwe Mahlutshana 10 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Disruption rubber hits the road in finance and insurance
#BizTrends2017: Disruption rubber hits the road in finance and insurance

Change in SA's finance sector will accelerate rapidly in 2017, with at least one fully-fledged bank launch, and digital services to meet customer needs...

By Craig Terblanche 10 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Insurance industry will be consumer driven
#BizTrends2017: Insurance industry will be consumer driven

Consumer behaviour is constantly evolving, so insurers need to engage and find new ways to adapt their businesses accordingly...

By Laurence Hillman 9 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Waiting to be uberised
#BizTrends2017: Waiting to be uberised

The banking world is one of few industries that hasn't been "uberised"... yet...

By Richard Beddow 9 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Technology and a lack of trust are disrupting the financial sector
#BizTrends2017: Technology and a lack of trust are disrupting the financial sector

Once upon a time, banks were entrusted to look after your money, but technology and a lack of trust has changed all that...

By Danette Breitenbach 9 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: A year of positive disruption
#BizTrends2017: A year of positive disruption

Social entrepreneurs are set to make a positive difference to South Africa and its people in the year ahead...

By Kerryn Krige 9 Jan 2017

What's trending in BizTrends2017?
What's trending in BizTrends2017?

Not only are Bizcommunity's BizTrends reports a respected resource for local and global audiences on par with leading research organisations, but they also enjoy above-average engagement...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 1 Dec 2016

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Growth of self-service banking channels across Africa will spur retail, wholesale sectors

The demand for online, multi-channel solutions by an increasingly mobile consumer base is a key trend that will drive the growth of self-service banking channels across Africa. This in turn will create new opportunities for South Africa's retail and wholesale trade sector to maximise growth...

29 Nov 2016

Inside the Midas Awards with Deb Ryan
Inside the Midas Awards with Deb Ryan

New York Festivals recently appointed Deb Ryan as the executive director of the Midas Awards, which celebrates the best in financial advertising...

8 Jul 2016

Rob Rose is Sanlam Financial Journalist of the Year
Rob Rose is Sanlam Financial Journalist of the Year

The 2015 Sanlam Awards for Excellence in Financial Journalism, held in Johannesburg on 9 June 2016, announced Financial Mail editor, Rob Rose as the 2015 Sanlam Financial Journalist of the Year...

13 Jun 2016

Retail World Africa 2016 - How to keep up with consumer demand
Retail World Africa 2016 - How to keep up with consumer demand

Our world is ever evolving, consumer demand increase and retailers should keep transforming to keep up. Retail World Africa 2016 is the event where the innovation and strategy...

Issued by Terrapinn 8 Feb 2016

Trends in South African entrepreneurial market
Trends in South African entrepreneurial market

Mercantile Bank's consulting economist, Trudi Makhaya, has prepared an in-depth analysis of trends for entrepreneurs to look out for in 2016...

29 Jan 2016

Are you ready for the competition? - Retail World Africa 2016
Are you ready for the competition? - Retail World Africa 2016

Retail is changing and it's changing fast! With new entrants into Africa's retail and e-commerce markets, retailers are losing customers to new, niche players in the industry...

Issued by Terrapinn 25 Jan 2016

[BizTrends 2016] Finance access remains tough for consumers
[BizTrends 2016] Finance access remains tough for consumers

During 2015 the South African residential property market continued to see improvement...

By Adrian Goslett 18 Jan 2016

[BizTrends 2016] African mega-projects: opportunities and challenges for specialist insurers
[BizTrends 2016] African mega-projects: opportunities and challenges for specialist insurers

Infrastructure development is booming across Africa, due in no small part to significant economic growth and foreign direct investment. Mega-infrastructure projects have massive price tags...

By Karl Bishop 18 Jan 2016

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[BizTrends 2016] Five finance sector forecasts for 2016

From collaboration with fintech startups to more personalised client services, digital technology dominates trends...

By Nicci Botha 18 Jan 2016

[BizTrends 2016] Tax focus in 2016: What does the future hold?
[BizTrends 2016] Tax focus in 2016: What does the future hold?

The volatility of the currency due to events that began on 9 December 2015, has placed an increased focus on government finances...

By Betsie Strydom and Karuna Naidoo 18 Jan 2016

[BizTrends 2016] Trends in the African private equity space
[BizTrends 2016] Trends in the African private equity space

Private equity deals are growing in east and west Africa, with certain sectors seeing most action than others. Experienced African fund managers are in demand and it looks like it is going to be an exciting year for Private Equity in Africa. Here are some of the key trends we can expect to see in the in 2016...

By John Bellew 18 Jan 2016