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International shoe brand showcases local production
International shoe brand showcases local production

In response to the government's call to assist in growing the economy, Percy Mphaho, entrepreneur and former manager of 800m South African athletic champion Caster Semenya, has partnered with global shoe manufacturing brand, Calvano.

30 Oct 2014 15:03

Get your race on with Richelieu
Get your race on with Richelieu

Intended for quick entertainment, the Richelieu Le Concourse Experience game can be played on mobile phones, tablets and desktop computers and consists of a racing car which has to be scrolled or swiped down the page towards the finish line as fast as possible. When users cross the finish line, they are given their lap time, and can either try again to better their lap time or share their score on Twitter or Facebook.

30 Oct 2014 13:06

No space for half measures in entrepreneurship
No space for half measures in entrepreneurship

With 800 or 900 franchising systems available in South Africa, it is essential to do your homework properly before buying into a business - not all franchise opportunities are created equally. There is much information available online, with websites such as www.whichfranchise.co.za and www.fasa.co.za as a guide.

By Richard Mukheibir 30 Oct 2014 11:52

New app allows customers to endorse favourite brands
New app allows customers to endorse favourite brands

Accolades, a new app from Ovations Group and Thought Faqtory was built to reward engaged customers with specials, loyalty points and convenient mobile payments in retail environments.

30 Oct 2014 10:29

Crash survivors get R22.2bn from RAF
Crash survivors get R22.2bn from RAF

The Road Accident Fund (RAF) paid a record R22.2bn to people who survived vehicle accidents in the 2013/14 financial year.

30 Oct 2014 10:20

NRCS destroys 1bn non-compliant plastic bags
NRCS destroys 1bn non-compliant plastic bags

The National Regulator for Compulsory Specifications (NRCS) says manufacturers and retailers who do not comply with the revised compulsory specifications for plastic carrier bags and flat bags, will be charged.

By More Matshediso 30 Oct 2014 09:41

Wines that wished upon a star and received 5
Wines that wished upon a star and received 5

The launch this week of the 2015 Platter's South African Wine Guide has left many estates jubilant with their 5-star ratings. A panel of judges assessed 7,000 wines to select 50 wines for the prestigious 5-star rating.

30 Oct 2014 09:17

There's no code like the low code
There's no code like the low code

The growing need for mobile and web applications is driving development teams away from hand-coding to a new breed of application platforms. They are moving to platforms that accelerate app delivery across a multi-channel environment and that includes mobile and web applications.

30 Oct 2014 08:45

Pieter Scholtz
Sales made simple

No matter what your product or service is, you have to sell to stay in business, so you might as well make up your mind now to become a winner at the sales game.

By Pieter Scholtz 29 Oct 2014 14:00

Donate, style and empty with The Empty Shop
Donate, style and empty with The Empty Shop

Sandton City in partnership with McCann Johannesburg has launched The Empty Shop, an award-winning global CSI campaign pioneered in São Paulo, Brazil.

29 Oct 2014 14:00

Four ministers attend UK's BRICS conference
Four ministers attend UK's BRICS conference

The Presidency dismissed claims that President Jacob Zuma will no longer attend the 3rd Annual innovaBRICS Conference in the United Kingdom because he has been refused an audience with Prime Minister David Cameron.

27 Oct 2014 08:15

ECDC creating furniture from polyfibre production
ECDC creating furniture from polyfibre production

A new project, creating furniture from waste plastic and plant fibre known as polyfibre, could see the Eastern Cape creating jobs and a new industry, when the SABS approves the product. Mixing fibre from plant material and plastic is a very effective way of hardening furniture and preventing cracks and deterioration.

24 Oct 2014 09:23

Higher profit pressure faces state-owned enterprises
Higher profit pressure faces state-owned enterprises

Members of Parliament have responded to Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene's inaugural Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS), which he tabled in Parliament on Wednesday (22 October).

By Neo Semono 23 Oct 2014 08:26