Jane Hurst
A guide to choosing the best e-commerce platform for your business

A guide to choosing the best e-commerce platform for your business
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[Jane Hurst] Online shopping is all the rage these days, and if you're stuck with older forms of business, you might be looking to upgrade...

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Stefan Abro
How in-store media can influence the purchasing decision

How in-store media can influence the purchasing decision
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[Stefan Abro] Marketers should be thinking of retail spaces as a plethora of communication touch points that provide multiple access points to consumers...

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Boris Dzhingarov
When is it time to hire a fulfillment service? - Monetary Library

Boris Dzhingarov[Boris Dzhingarov] A fulfillment service will take up the slack on all of your unprocessed orders and quickly get you up to speed so that you can take in new orders and ship them out in a timely fashion...

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Boris Dzhingarov
How to make your retail store stand out - Monetary Library

How to make your retail store stand out[Boris Dzhingarov] Are you looking for innovative ways to make your retail store a more appealing place to shop?...

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Cari Van Wyk
KFC's return to 'It's Finger Lickin' Good'

KFC Head cook, Sam Mdluli (who has been with KFC for 25 years) and J’Something
KFC Head cook, Sam Mdluli (who has been with KFC for 25 years) and J’Something
[Cari Van Wyk] In 2012, KFC changed their tagline to 'So Good', but South African consumers, stubborn as they are, never stopped licking their fingers...

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Jessica Tennant
#InnovationMonth: Global CEO of Dermalogica shares past, present and shining future of innovation

#InnovationMonth: Global CEO of Dermalogica shares past, present and shining future of innovation[Jessica Tennant] Aurelian Lis, recently appointed global CEO of Dermalogica which was acquired by Unilever last year to form part of its Prestige personal care portfolio, is currently in South Africa to engage with various stakeholders and share the plans the company has for the brand...

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Boris Dzhingarov
10 tips for taking product photos that sell themselves - Monetary Library

Boris Dzhingarov[Boris Dzhingarov] The media you use to sell your products is almost as important as the products themselves, particularly for online stores...

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Jessica Tennant
#BODJHB: Finding the 'perfect' business partner

#BODJHB: Finding the 'perfect' business partner[Jessica Tennant] "There is absolutely no such thing as a perfect fit, but there is something called a right fit," said Andrea Kleinloog, co-founder of Anatomy Design, introducing her talk on 'Partnerships: Finding the perfect fit' at the Johannesburg version of Business of Design earlier this month.

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Danette Breitenbach
#WomensMonth: Bottling African wisdom

#WomensMonth: Bottling African wisdom[Danette Breitenbach] At the SABC Commercial Enterprises' Women's Month event, held late last week, Ntombenhle Khathwane, owner and founder of Afrobotanics motivated the audience with her journey of perseverance to create a retail success story...

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Candace van Zyl
Packaging industry needs to be ready for 2017 boom

Candace van Zyl[Candace van Zyl] A few decades ago, packaging companies needed many more tons of machinery to produce the output that they do today...

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Jessica Tennant
Sorbet's Ian Fuhr hits the nail on the head when it comes to brand loyalty

Ian Fuhr
Ian Fuhr
[Jessica Tennant] With over 265,000 loyalty members to date, Sorbet Group's CEO Ian Fuhr recently shared insights on the subject of developing brand loyalty at Business of Design in Johannesburg...

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Wynand Smit
Boosting sales in contact centres

Boosting sales in contact centres
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[Wynand Smit] Call and staff costs are some of the biggest expenses in the contact centre...

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Charles Mburugu
Five retail errors to overcome

Five retail errors to overcome
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[Charles Mburugu] Recent research has shown that less than 50% of new businesses survive beyond their fifth year, as today's business world is more dynamic and competitive than ever...

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Jessica Tennant
#WomensMonth: Kate Schrire and The Creamery of the crop

#WomensMonth: Kate Schrire and The Creamery of the crop[Jessica Tennant] Strawberry basil, white nectarine, jasmine blossom, hot cross bun, pistachio, and Catawba grape are not your average ice cream flavours and when 'garden mint' in a sugar cone tastes like exactly that, it must be true that The Creamery is the cream of the crop in the ice cream business...

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Kevin Tucker
South African online retail reaches 1% of sales but needs innovative business models

South African online retail reaches 1% of sales but needs innovative business models
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[Kevin Tucker] According to the World Wide Worx Online Retail in South Africa 2016 report, online retail has maintained a growth rate of above 20% for several years...

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Jessica Tennant
#MandelaMonth: Ronald McDonald House to open at local hospital, a first for Africa

#MandelaMonth: Ronald McDonald House to open at local hospital, a first for Africa[Jessica Tennant] On Mandela Day, Ronald McDonald House Charities South Africa hosted media and investors at the Nelson Mandela Children's Hospital in Parktown for a hard hat tour of the development. The house is scheduled to open in December 2016...

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Jessica Tennant
Speaking Greek with MasterChef Australia's George Calombaris

Speaking Greek with MasterChef Australia's George Calombaris[Jessica Tennant] MasterChef Australia co-judge, chef and restaurateur George Calombaris is back in South Africa for the Johannesburg Good Food & Wine Show...

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Jessica Tennant
#MandelaMonth: Groupon harnesses the power of group buying to do good

#MandelaMonth: Groupon harnesses the power of group buying to do good[Jessica Tennant] As part of its Mandela Month contribution, Groupon South Africa is hosting donation deals on its website until the end of July 2016...

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Jessica Tennant
Tracy Lynn Chemaly on Business of Design and other things

Photographer: Adam Letch
Photographer: Adam Letch
[Jessica Tennant] Business of Design is really for everyone from retailers and trend analysts to marketing and brand executives, and other industry entrepreneurs; even people from law and financial backgrounds...

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Estelle Nagel
Checkers is teaching kids a valuable lesson about commerce, just not the one they think

Checkers is teaching kids a valuable lesson about commerce, just not the one they think[Estelle Nagel] If you are a Checkers shopper, you would have received a packet of tiny toy groceries along with your regular fare this week...

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