Jainita Khatri
Was Black Friday 2017 a win for SA retailers?

Was Black Friday 2017 a win for SA retailers?[Jainita Khatri] Retailers and consumers, door deals and online marketing, geo-tracking, real-time parking deals and refreshments for physical shoppers. Black Friday has evolved into a complex sales phenomenon...

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Boris Dzhingarov
How to survive and prosper reselling goods from China - Monetary Library

Boris Dzhingarov[Boris Dzhingarov] There is a lot of money to be made reselling goods from China. It takes a little bit of work to find the best quality and the right products, but the prices are amazing...

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Tom Jackson
This SA startup is taking the "braai" digital

This SA startup is taking the "braai" digital[Tom Jackson] For any of the non-South Africans reading this, a "braai" is a barbeque, and a vital part of the country's culture...

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Lauren Hartzenberg
#ATFexpo17: Challenges and opportunities facing SA's clothing retailers

#ATFexpo17: Challenges and opportunities facing SA's clothing retailers[Lauren Hartzenberg] While the demise of physical retail abroad is sure to cast a shadow on the plans of local counterparts, Brett Kaplan believes the long-term outlook for local apparel retail is a good news story...

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Lauren Hartzenberg
#FreshOnTheShelf: New G+T premix distilled with the flavour of the Cape

#FreshOnTheShelf: New G+T premix distilled with the flavour of the Cape[Lauren Hartzenberg] Greenleaf + Terroir intends to shake up the pre-mixed alcoholic drink market, which has, for the most part, failed to truly win over consumers...

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Brandon Williams
How to increase your optometry's foot traffic and turnover through great shopfitting - Creative Shop

How to increase your optometry's foot traffic and turnover through great shopfitting[Brandon Williams] Through our years of experience in the retail design and shopfitting industry we have seen how optometrists can attract more customers into their stores and improve their profits through great retail design...

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Lauren Hartzenberg
#NewCampaign: Ocean Basket's latest campaign is a fine expression of food art

#NewCampaign: Ocean Basket's latest campaign is a fine expression of food art[Lauren Hartzenberg] Ocean Basket's unique 'Mediterrasian' sushi offering is on dazzling display in the recently launched #TheArtOfFusion brand campaign...

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Tom Jackson
African expansion "massive focus" for SA's Quicket in 2018

African expansion "massive focus" for SA's Quicket in 2018[Tom Jackson] South African online ticketing startup Quicket has a "massive focus" on expanding to other African countries next year as it looks to create a truly pan-African solution for events...

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Lauren Hartzenberg
#EntrepreneurMonth: Building a true African haircare brand with AfroBotanics

#EntrepreneurMonth: Building a true African haircare brand with AfroBotanics[Lauren Hartzenberg] In six years South African natural haircare brand, AfroBotanics, went from being manufactured in founder Ntombenhle Khathwane's garage to a fully equipped factory in Midrand...

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Romy Honneysett
Is a little loyalty too much to ask for?

Is a little loyalty too much to ask for?[Romy Honneysett] The South African retail market is a battleground at the moment: fierce competition by brands; a vast choice available to consumers; and a weak economic climate...

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Boris Dzhingarov
Don't overlook these two small blips in your business - Monetary Library

Boris Dzhingarov[Boris Dzhingarov] As a business owner, you want your processes and systems to run smoothly. If you experience the following blips in your business, finding the source will restore integrity and trust with your customers and your team...

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Lauren Hartzenberg
Farm-fresh fare and artisanal wares at Windmeul Kelder's new neighbourhood market

Farm-fresh fare and artisanal wares at Windmeul Kelder's new neighbourhood market[Lauren Hartzenberg] Tapping into the growing appreciation for artisanal fare, Windmeul Kelder has introduced an on-site marketplace packed to the brim with locally-sourced homemade goods...

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Lauren Hartzenberg
Black Friday rapidly gathering steam in SA

Black Friday rapidly gathering steam in SA
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[Lauren Hartzenberg] South African retailers are hoping to capitalise on the growing local interest in the annual Black Friday sale, taking place on 24 November this year...

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Tom Jackson
SA's WumDrop acquired by Makro

SA's WumDrop acquired by Makro[Tom Jackson] Cash and carry chain store Makro has acquired a majority stake in South African last mile delivery startup WumDrop, in a move that will allow it to speed up delivery of orders...

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Lauren Hartzenberg
#ATFexpo17: The clothing, footwear and textile trade's one-stop shop

#ATFexpo17: The clothing, footwear and textile trade's one-stop shop[Lauren Hartzenberg] The ATF Trade Exhibition and co-located China Premium Tex expo provides local and international players in the apparel, footwear and textile trade with a space to connect...

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Lauren Hartzenberg
Retailers to watch this Black Friday, Cyber Monday

Retailers to watch this Black Friday, Cyber Monday[Lauren Hartzenberg] Retailers and consumers alike are readying themselves for snaking queues and extended shopping hours in-store and online this Black Friday, falling on 24 November this year...

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Leigh Andrews
The business of curating a Loveable online and pop-up store

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[Leigh Andrews] Just in time to avoid the Christmas shopping panic mode most consumers snap into come November, The Loveables pop-up store has opened online as well as a brick-and-mortar store...

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Tom Jackson
SA's Wezart helps African artists sell to world

SA's Wezart helps African artists sell to world[Tom Jackson] South African art and fashion marketplace Wezart is helping African artists and designers sell to the rest of the world via its e-commerce platform...

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Michelle Newman
The frozen food market is heating up

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[Michelle Newman] In the 1940s tinned foods were extremely popular as a means of preserving products for extended periods of time. However, given the fact that heavy rationing was imposed on these products during World War II, frozen food packaged in paperboard cartons began to emerge as a credible alternative...

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Lauren Hartzenberg
#EntrepreneurMonth: Fashion meets chocolate in Rich Factory-Aero collaboration

#EntrepreneurMonth: Fashion meets chocolate in Rich Factory-Aero collaboration[Lauren Hartzenberg] With its unique silhouettes and colourful African prints, Rich Factory designs demand attention. The creative force and founder of the brand is Zambian-born, South Africa-dwelling Rina Chunga...

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