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Spur's Captain DoRegos acquisition called into question
Spur's Captain DoRegos acquisition called into question

Spur Corp, among SA's top series of food outlets and one with a growing international presence, has been on quite an acquisition spree recently.

By Shaun Harris 17 Apr 2015 17:05

Uncharted Africa is the proverbial goldmine for SMEs
Uncharted Africa is the proverbial goldmine for SMEs

There are vast opportunities on the continent for progressive African entrepreneurs and small and medium enterprises (SMEs) as the region is still home to one of the fastest-growing middle-class in the world. This is despite the recent prediction by the World Bank that economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa will slow in 2015.

17 Apr 2015 16:27

A new, very dangerous cabbage disease
A new, very dangerous cabbage disease

As if a cabbage farmer does not have enough to contend with, a destructive new disease is currently doing the rounds...

By Bill Kerr 17 Apr 2015 16:10

Why personalisation is a personal touch
Why personalisation is a personal touch

Digitalisation offers great opportunities to personalise customer experience, but companies need to understand the nuances to achieve good results.

By Nicolette Singh 17 Apr 2015 15:49

The mobile revolution in Africa
The mobile revolution in Africa

The influx of mobile phone has enhanced ease of access across the world - no more so than in Africa...

17 Apr 2015 15:25

[TrendTalk] How to be a sustainable brand
[TrendTalk] How to be a sustainable brand

Brands that invest in sustainability programmes ensure their own sustainability. It is as simple as that.

By Louise Marsland 17 Apr 2015 14:39

Entrepreneurs and e-commerce are a smart match
Entrepreneurs and e-commerce are a smart match

The rise of e-commerce has changed the way in which the South African business landscape operates and this is increasingly leading to many opportunities for local entrepreneurs and businesses.

17 Apr 2015 14:03

[WTM Africa] Highlights from Day 2
[WTM Africa] Highlights from Day 2

Day two of Africa's largest inbound and outbound B2B show has yet again been a huge success, proving that Africa is a trendy and emerging market in terms of both travel and tourism sectors of the industry. The World Travel Market Africa floor was buzzing from the time the doors opened until the final meetings and networking sessions ended.

17 Apr 2015 11:23

Two SME business events in Cape Town in May
Two SME business events in Cape Town in May

For the first time, the International Network for Small and Medium Enterprises (INSME) Annual Meeting and Forum will take place in Africa. It is scheduled for 26 to 28 May 2015 at the CTICC in Cape Town. Concurrent to the international event, MCI South Africa will also be hosting a local 2015 Forging Enterprise Conference.

17 Apr 2015 10:18

Forecasting DDMRP in an FMCG environment - SAPICS to explain all
Forecasting DDMRP in an FMCG environment - SAPICS to explain all

According to author and Demand Driven Material Resources Planning (DDMRP) guru Carol Ptak, most forecasts and customer service miss the mark because the formal planning systems that most people use are fatally flawed.

17 Apr 2015 07:58

Retail sales growth in February a pleasant surprise
Retail sales growth in February a pleasant surprise

Retail sales rose much more than expected in February compared with a year ago‚ suggesting that consumers are spending slightly more due to higher disposable incomes.

By Ntsakisi Maswanganyi 16 Apr 2015 16:35

Sbu 'slips up' again
Sbu 'slips up' again

NEWSWATCH: 'Oops! I did it again...' Sibusiso Leope, aka DJ Sbu, is once again in hot water after using a fake SABS stamp of approval on his energy drink, it is reported...

14 Apr 2015 08:16

Warren Harding
The state of e-commerce in South Africa

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

By Warren Harding 14 Apr 2015 06:37