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#CommerceMonth: ACSA elements for e-commerce success
#CommerceMonth: ACSA elements for e-commerce success

ACSA hopped on the e-commerce bandwagon (or should we say flight) and took Duty Free Shopping online, with their own portal. We spoke to Shethal Badal about ACSA's e-commerce journey...

By Cari Van Wyk 20 Apr 2016

Jaco Marais
#CommerceMonth: Speeding things up with KaChing

We asked Jaco Marais, co-founder and managing director, to tell us more about KaChing, how it facilitates commerce and how it has been influenced by e-commerce...

By Cari Van Wyk 18 Apr 2016

Martin Modarelli, Commercial Director UK, Nordic Countries and Africa, LATAM
WTM Africa 2016: LATAM Airlines ready to introduce itself to the world

We caught up with Martin Modarelli, globe trotter and commercial director UK, Nordic countries and Africa for LATAM airlines at the LATAM stand to get some more inside info...

By Cari Van Wyk 8 Apr 2016

SA Florist co-founders Fraser Black and Nicholas Wallander
SA Florist: Delivery in the dawn of the on-demand revolution

Same-day, all-day delivery? Yup, SA Florist launched it's revolutionary, Uber-style Zoom Bloom delivery service in response to the On-Demand Economy and consumers becoming...

By Cari Van Wyk 18 Mar 2016

Thiloshini Ramdass
#BrandManagerMonth: A brand is a promise

I can confidently say that every brand has many stories to tell - these stories engage, inform, surprise, delight, and impact their audience... and I am the conduit between the brand and the media.

By Cari Van Wyk 17 Mar 2016

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Festive flights: who soared and who was grounded on social media

If engagement on Facebook is anything to go by, it looks like Mango was a clear winner...

By Nick Paul 16 Mar 2016

BidShip startup to become the Uber of logistics
BidShip startup to become the Uber of logistics

We asked Rion Henning, founder and managing director of BidShip, to tell us more about BidShip and the role it will play...

By Cari Van Wyk 8 Mar 2016

Alon Lits
Uber benefits for tourists and tourism

Except for the benefits it offers locals in getting around safely and timely, it is a great option for tourists traveling to South African cities...

By Cari Van Wyk 7 Mar 2016

Grant Fraser on 2016 Budget: Don't wait and see what the impact will be
Grant Fraser on 2016 Budget: Don't wait and see what the impact will be

In light of the many challenges that the Logistics industry is facing, we wanted to know what Grant Fraser thought of the 2016 Budget Speech...

By Cari Van Wyk 3 Mar 2016

#DesignMonth: Creating a transport marketplace with eShip
#DesignMonth: Creating a transport marketplace with eShip

Finding the right transport provider is no easy task - even more so when you start crossing borders. Emile McLennan, founder of eShip, aimed to solve just his problem...

By Cari Van Wyk 23 Feb 2016

#DesignMonth: #weDream #weChase #weLocomute
#DesignMonth: #weDream #weChase #weLocomute

In June 2015, Ntando Kubheka and Tumi Marope launched Locomute, Africa's first car sharing network. What started as an MBA project soon turned into a legitimate business...

By Cari Van Wyk 22 Feb 2016

#DesignMonth: Mellowcabs to hit SA streets in 2016
#DesignMonth: Mellowcabs to hit SA streets in 2016

Mellowcabs are low-cost, emissions-free, electrically powered vehicles that you'll find noiselessly zipping through South African city streets in the coming months...

By Sindy Peters 17 Feb 2016

#DesignMonth: Getting people where they want to go
#DesignMonth: Getting people where they want to go

Urged by unreliable public transport and a desperate need to get to class on time, Devin de Vries and Chris King started an innovative company...

By Cari Van Wyk 5 Feb 2016

[BizTrends 2016] Shifting towards e-mobility
[BizTrends 2016] Shifting towards e-mobility

Global statistics reveal that world populations have grown exponentially, but have the supporting services and infrastructure grown in proportion to cater for this? The answer is no...

By Hiten Parmar 18 Jan 2016

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Supply chain trends for 2016

Supply chains - the series of events needed to get goods and services to customers at the right place, time, quality, and price - face a number of impending challenges in 2016...

By Grant Marshbank 18 Jan 2016

[BizTrends 2016] Fleet management trends with Dr David Molapo
[BizTrends 2016] Fleet management trends with Dr David Molapo

With economic relief unlikely anytime soon, South African fleet managers are set to continue in belt-tightening mode through the coming year...

By Cari Van Wyk 18 Jan 2016

[BizTrends 2016] Logistics trends with Lelanie Prinsloo
[BizTrends 2016] Logistics trends with Lelanie Prinsloo

Logistics itself is my passion. It is the energy of movement, and essential in our economy and everyday existence. - Lelanie Prinsloo.

By Cari Van Wyk 18 Jan 2016

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[BizTrends 2016] Five logistics trends to look out for in 2016

By embracing technology, supply chains will be able to deliver on time and within budget this year, despite slow economic growth, increasing costs...

By Nicci Botha 18 Jan 2016

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Leaders need to plan for industry disruption

The working world of today is characterised by constant change. Across indsutries and sector, the business landscape is dominated by change and market disruption...

By Kate Stubbs 18 Jan 2016

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Leaders need to plan for industry disruption

The working world of today is characterised by constant change. Across indsutries and sector, the business landscape is dominated by change and market disruption...

By Kate Stubbs 18 Jan 2016

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Five megatrends set to impact your business

There are what research group Frost & Sullivan define as 'megatrends' that demand a different and more strategic approach from business leaders...

By Kate Stubbs 18 Jan 2016

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Five megatrends set to impact your business

There are what research group Frost & Sullivan define as 'megatrends' that demand a different and more strategic approach from business leaders...

By Kate Stubbs 18 Jan 2016

Four key things to consider before venturing into e-commerce in Nigeria
Four key things to consider before venturing into e-commerce in Nigeria

For many business owners in Nigeria, e-commerce is still an enigma. However, with over 60% of people in the country now using the internet, it has become a valuable tool and popular platform...

By Nkem Ndem V 24 Dec 2015

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Economical metamorphisms: 2020

All over the world, mega organisation, institutions and government agencies are immersed in tackling the economical chaos. Unsolved mysteries must now be unraveled...

By Naseem Javed 23 Dec 2015

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Christmas scents

It's that time of year - Christmas music plays in the background of malls and stores and decorations hang from every possible place...

By Brandon Bester 17 Dec 2015

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Omni-channel retail trends

As shoppers are becoming more channel-agnostic and more omni-channel in their customer journey, the retailers that are breaking through and meeting their demands are realising the greatest returns this holiday shopping season...

By Matt Zajechowsk 17 Dec 2015

The ByBox
Efficiency in a box

In a move to revolutionise the delivery of essential parts for the repair of office hardware across the country, Nashua in partnership with UTi, rolled out an innovative solution...

By Cari Van Wyk 17 Dec 2015

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Four ways online retailers can shine this holiday season

It is the busiest time of the year in many retail industries and there is a substantial increase in customers looking to spend money. The National Retail Federation notes that online shoppers are expected to spend $105 billion during the 2015 holiday season...

By Sven Hammar 17 Dec 2015

'Tis the season to go the extra mile for your customers
'Tis the season to go the extra mile for your customers

With only a couple of weeks to go until Christmas, shoppers are starting to feel a bit stressed by the insane nightmare of mass advertising, crowded shopping malls, overstretched banks, and businesses that never seem prepared enough...

By Aki Kalliatakis 16 Dec 2015

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Top technologies for retail at a glance

Trends change on a daily basis and it's impossible to keep up. So where are we with the current landscape of technology and where are we headed?

By Robbie Johnson 15 Dec 2015

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