Graham Du Plessis
#MobileCommerce: The growth of mobile shopping in South Africa

#MobileCommerce: The growth of mobile shopping in South Africa[Graham Du Plessis] E-commerce is going from strength to strength in South Africa, more and more consumers are gaining confidence in making online purchases that are not solely limited to the likes of books, CDs, electronics, airline tickets and the like...

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Brendon Williamson
#MobileCommerce: Understanding payment trends to ensure customers get what they want

#MobileCommerce: Understanding payment trends to ensure customers get what they want[Brendon Williamson] Startup companies are faced with a number of challenges before they even begin trading. Market research and designing an excellent customer journey are important, but ensuring your customer has a payment option...

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Juanita Pienaar
DJI Ronin-S launches in SA

DJI Ronin-S. Image provided.
DJI Ronin-S. Image provided.
[Juanita Pienaar] Orms hosted a launch event, showcasing the latest in gimbal technology with the release of the DJI Ronin-S in SA. This new innovation is DJI's first single-handed stabiliser promising professional quality...

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Lauren Hartzenberg
#FreshOnTheShelf: Malfy gin, Checkers convenience, Nespresso coffee origins and Cadbury slabs

#FreshOnTheShelf: Malfy gin, Checkers convenience, Nespresso coffee origins and Cadbury slabs[Lauren Hartzenberg] In #FreshOnTheShelf, we round up some of our favourite food and beverage products...

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Bronwyn Williams
#MobileCommerce: The last mile digitised, democratised and on-demand

#MobileCommerce: The last mile digitised, democratised and on-demand[Bronwyn Williams] It's no secret, in the digital age shoppers want what we want when we want it...

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Lauren Hartzenberg
Edcon bids farewell to Boardmans and Red Square brands

Edcon bids farewell to Boardmans and Red Square brands[Lauren Hartzenberg] Boardmans and Red Square cosmetics stores will soon be no longer as Edcon intensifies its focus on the Edgars brand in a bid to win back shoppers...

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Lauren Hartzenberg
#SourceAfrica2018: Why Africa's clothing sector could lead in responsible sourcing

#SourceAfrica2018: Why Africa's clothing sector could lead in responsible sourcing[Lauren Hartzenberg] Whether you are a retailer, brand or manufacturer, the need to proactively manage social compliance issues in your supply chain has never been greater...

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Dave Nemeth
#MobileCommerce: Step into the future with mobile

#MobileCommerce: Step into the future with mobile[Dave Nemeth] When mobile phones hit the market in South Africa around 1994, there was a sentiment by many that, having lived life quite effectively without these devices, they simply did not need one...

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Danette Breitenbach
#IFE2018: In the business of franchising, talk to the numbers

#IFE2018: In the business of franchising, talk to the numbers[Danette Breitenbach] What really counts is money. It is why people are in business and for franchisers, this means guiding their franchisee on the franchise runway to achieving their goals...

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Robyn Cooke
#MobileCommerce: The rise of mobile shopping and its impact on business

#MobileCommerce: The rise of mobile shopping and its impact on business[Robyn Cooke] While retailers need to be geared for mobile, it is only a part of the shopping journey in South Africa. Omnichannel is where it is at...

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Maroefah Smith
#SourceAfrica2018: What womenswear to look forward to in spring/summer 2019

#SourceAfrica2018: What womenswear to look forward to in spring/summer 2019[Maroefah Smith] Trend forecaster WGSN reckons womenswear for spring/summer 2019 will lean towards a reclaiming of power dressing in a sassier, sexier aesthetic with an inclination for the '80s and '00s nostalgia...

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Lauren Hartzenberg
#YouthMonth: Zaid Osman on his sneaker hustle turned roaring success

#YouthMonth: Zaid Osman on his sneaker hustle turned roaring success[Lauren Hartzenberg] Entrepreneur and social innovator Zaid Osman is one of the driving forces behind South Africa's vibrant sneaker culture...

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Maroefah Smith
#SourceAfrica2018: WGSN forecasts bright, hybrid menswear for spring/summer 2019

#SourceAfrica2018: WGSN forecasts bright, hybrid menswear for spring/summer 2019[Maroefah Smith] WGSN's trend forecast for menswear spring/summer 2019 sees a focus on hybrid styling, mixing and matching, and bolder, brighter colours...

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Danette Breitenbach
#MFGIndaba: New dawn for the economy

Lionel October
Lionel October
[Danette Breitenbach] Manufacturing is an indispensable sector if South Africa is to achieve its economic growth targets in future...

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Danette Breitenbach
#MFGIndaba: Driving the industrial effort

#MFGIndaba: Driving the industrial effort
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[Danette Breitenbach] In his keynote address to the Manufacturing Indaba, Department of Trade and Industry director-general, Lionel October, referred to the Industrial Policy Action Plan 2018 and its focus on key themes...

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Danette Breitenbach
#MFGIndaba: Expect to be disrupted

#MFGIndaba: Expect to be disrupted[Danette Breitenbach] Innovation happens at the speed of trust, not the speed of technology. Roby Stancel from Virtual Consulting International explains this using the automotive industry as an example...

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Danette Breitenbach
#MFGIndaba: Exponentially manufacturing tomorrow

#MFGIndaba: Exponentially manufacturing tomorrow[Danette Breitenbach] What took 100 days before, now takes 100 seconds. Manufacturing cannot continue to operate as it always has, and without some type of innovation it will not survive...

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Danette Breitenbach
#MFGIndaba: Industry 4.0: good or bad for manufacturing?

#MFGIndaba: Industry 4.0: good or bad for manufacturing?[Danette Breitenbach] The two countries with the lowest employment in the world, Germany and Japan, are also home to the world's most automated manufacturing industries in the world...

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Danette Breitenbach
#MFGIndaba: Business beyond 2020

#MFGIndaba: Business beyond 2020[Danette Breitenbach] For manufacturers to stay ahead they need to think consciously about the next thing and come up with the next thing...

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Danette Breitenbach
#MFGIndaba: An uncomfortable world

#MFGIndaba: An uncomfortable world[Danette Breitenbach] In same the way as the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Revolutions did, the 4th Revolution is creating discomfort around the globe...

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