Jessica Taylor
Social enterprise is changing - Neil Robinson

Social enterprise is changing - Neil Robinson[Jessica Taylor] Relate, a South African not-for-profit, recently announced its phenomenal growth by 70% in just one financial year.

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Peter Grobbelaar
Is your business creating the best customer experiences in your industry?

Is your business creating the best customer experiences in your industry?[Peter Grobbelaar] Keeping regular track of customer experience indicators is a valuable and vital part of your business' daily operations. If you've answered no to this insightful question, it's time to get thinking and start planning your attack...

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Bernadette Kissane
Looking beyond the obvious in sub-Saharan Africa: The rise of e-commerce

Looking beyond the obvious in sub-Saharan Africa: The rise of e-commerce[Bernadette Kissane] The building blocks for future developments in e-tailing are emerging in sub-Saharan Africa, as a growing middle class and young population create a demand for products that store-based retail simply cannot meet...

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Mbongeleni Hlomuka
All roads lead to craft beer

All roads lead to craft beer[Mbongeleni Hlomuka] We have seen mainstream beer dominating with not as many threats quickly making their presence felt, until now that is...

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Nicci Botha
[Source Africa 2015] Africa en vogue

[Source Africa 2015] Africa en vogue[Nicci Botha] Africa is certainly the next big thing when it comes to trading partners for the US, and the recent reauthorisation of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) for another 10 years has just made it even hotter...

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Robyn Cooke
Online revolution changes retailing

Online revolution changes retailing[Robyn Cooke] Modern day shopping is faster paced and often spans multiple channels, with half of all shopping transactions now influenced by online. Therefore, whether people are shopping online entirely or using online stores to research products before shopping, there is a shift in the habits of consumers...

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Nicci Botha
[Source Africa 2015] Wearing your heart on your sleeve

[Source Africa 2015] Wearing your heart on your sleeve[Nicci Botha] Whether shopping for something as simple as a pair of jeans or that must-have fashion item, the average consumer doesn't give much thought to...

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Brian Tebogo Mashego
Alcohol and tobacco retailers' power has shifted to the consumers

[Brian Tebogo Mashego] Consumers' needs are changing rapidly. This competitive environment forces retailers to deliver customer value in order to ensure survival and sustainable competitiveness...

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Lauren Durant
The bigger impact of experience vs. exposure

The bigger impact of experience vs. exposure[Lauren Durant] Whether we want it to be or not, the world is a branded place and activation solutions can help distinguish brands in a crowded marketplace...

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Joseph Neusu
Unpacking brand activation for FMCGs

Unpacking brand activation for FMCGs[Joseph Neusu] Changes in the power dynamics along the path-to-purchase have introduced a new world order in which customers reign and love flaunting their freedom...

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Warren Harding
The state of e-commerce in South Africa

[Warren Harding] South Africa's e-commerce market, although still in its infancy, is gaining size and momentum...

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Callie van der Merwe
Retail design, impacting bottom line

[Callie van der Merwe] While most people would think that one's core focus in retail and hospitality design is on design, it is actually the last element to be considered in the process of developing solutions...

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Leigh Andrews
Bringing quality manufacturing home with HOM

Bringing quality manufacturing home with HOM[Leigh Andrews] Does the phrase, "Shirts made in Salt River, Cape Town will be worn in New York," sound a little ambitious? It shouldn't, as the recent House of Monatic-Stenströms partnership means good things for the local manufacturing industry...

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Françoise Henderson
Why global retail success means going very local

Why global retail success means going very local[Françoise Henderson] 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...

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Kim Gentle
Is our online shopping on the ball? - Grey

[Kim Gentle] In South Africa, first world and third world often blend into each other without anyone noticing, especially in the form of technology...

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Aki Kalliatakis
From Christmas to crisis for consumers

From Christmas to crisis for consumers[Aki Kalliatakis] President Zuma may refer to challenges but as petrol, electricity and food costs go up and wages failed to match inflation, consumers and small businesses had better go into crisis mode....

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John Harvey
Banking on branding as important as ever

[John Harvey] There can be little doubt that the proliferation of entry-level banks in the past few years has vastly changed South Africa's financial landscape...

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Gordon Barker
Retail sales video marketing creates incredible opportunities

[Gordon Barker] As video evolves, there are incredible opportunities in leveraging that content as a communications tool to help guide the customer or buyer's journey through the entire business life-cycle...

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We welcome the Facebook global team to Retail World Africa 2015 - Retail World

We welcome the Facebook global team to Retail World Africa 2015 - Retail World[Bianca Wiener] Nicolas Franchet, Head of Retail and E-commerce at Facebook, has been confirmed as a Keynote Speaker at Retail World Africa 2015...

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Chemory Gunko
The packaging problem

The packaging problem[Chemory Gunko] It's pretty difficult to read my pieces and not notice that I'm an activist at heart... I was born a rebel without a cause actually, and have simply found causes to champion along the way...

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