Maryla Masojada from Trade Intelligence discusses the trends affecting the produce supply chain and their impacts on the way companies do business...
Lauren Hartzenberg 12 Sep 2017
South African startup Last Mile for BoP is rolling out a mobile application that enables informal traders to compare bulk prices and order stock from their phone...
Tom Jackson 24 Jul 2017
Nigeria-based green entrepreneur Achenyo Idachaba is helping change the story in the riverine community of Bayeku in Ikorodu, Lagos by turning an invasive water plant that chokes Nigeria's waterways into a source of income...
Sindy Peters 24 Oct 2016
All early indicators seem to confirm that December 2012 was a relatively good year for the mall environment. Certainly not a 'shoot the lights out' result but stable, single digit growth nonetheless. The point now is what 2013 holds in store for us. Here are a few key trends which I think are relevant...
Doug Mayne 28 Jan 2013
There are several key trends that will present themselves in 2013. From m-payments to HIV/AIDS prevention, emerging markets are leading the way when it comes to innovative uses of mobile technology. Marketers, too, are seeing their roles and responsibilities expand.
Dr KF Lai 25 Jan 2013
Informal traders have been offered a 'golden' opportunity to formalise their business and change the face of their trading processes through the Drink & Snack franchise. The project, an initiative of Innovative Franchise Concepts (IFC) and funded by National Brands Limited (NBL), will kick off today, Wednesday, 13 October 2010, in selected areas of Johannesburg.
Issa Sikiti da Silva 13 Oct 2010
Former South African President Nelson Mandela, Johannesburg Mayor Amos Masondo and high-flying businessman Richard Maponya yesterday officially opened the R650 million Maponya Mall in Pimville, Soweto, where an estimated 100 000 onlookers and potential shoppers braved the rain to have an inquisitive look at what many observers now call the ‘Pearl of Soweto'.
Issa Sikiti da Silva 28 Sep 2007