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The Tao of retail and what may lie on the cards for 2015
The Tao of retail and what may lie on the cards for 2015

This year both desperation and salvation are on the cards in the retail industry and other consumer-facing sectors. This is according to Aki Kalliatakis, one of South Africas' leading consultants on customer service.

26 Jan 2015 14:47

Key to successful fraud detection lies with retailer awareness
Key to successful fraud detection lies with retailer awareness

As retailers count the cost of credit card fraud after the holiday season, payment services provider PayGate says the New Year is an excellent time for e-commerce businesses to improve their protection.

26 Jan 2015 14:23

Winners of the Game of Crowns
Winners of the Game of Crowns

Appletiser has announced the names of some of the winners of the four grand moments in it online game, the Game of Crown that allowed participants to redeem the virtual currency of Crowns for extraordinary moments to share with loved ones.

26 Jan 2015 14:18

90 looters to appear in court
90 looters to appear in court

At least 90 of the 178 arrested looters from Soweto and Kagiso are expected to appear in court this morning...

26 Jan 2015 12:01

First retail risk and loss prevention show in Cape Town
First retail risk and loss prevention show in Cape Town

Retail Knowledge, one of Europe's largest retail fraud and loss prevention conference organisers, publishers and researchers, will organise its first conference and exhibition in South Africa at the Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront, Cape Town on 12 March 2015.

26 Jan 2015 11:19

Wedding concierge service grooms the all important question
Wedding concierge service grooms the all important question

Adele Bennett, One&Only Cape Town's wedding planner and her team have created a professional Wedding Concierge service, offering grooms-in-the-making guidance and a series of ways in which to surprise his beloved, ensuring she will never forget the moment he said "Will you marry me?" Each proposal is a tailor-made and intimate experience created for the couple, with their unique interests and personal preferences in mind.

26 Jan 2015 10:31

M-Pesa takes East Africa by storm
M-Pesa takes East Africa by storm

M-Pesa, the mobile-phone wallet has provided new financial options to places where banks and credit cards are scarce and cash has long been king...

26 Jan 2015 08:34

Yegs Ramiah
[Trends 2015] Changing consumer behaviour

"Brands need to be less about themselves."

By Yegs Ramiah 24 Jan 2015 09:00

What the consumer credit stats really say about consumer spending
What the consumer credit stats really say about consumer spending

Rather than let the true findings of TransUnion's Consumer Credit index (CCi) fly over your head, we delved into the details...

By Leigh Andrews 22 Jan 2015 12:59

Africa wants its own air transport market by 2017
Africa wants its own air transport market by 2017

African Ministers of Transport have declared their full support for the African Union Commission's proposal for the establishment of a single African air transport market by 2017...

22 Jan 2015 11:33

Visit London, and reach your Milestone
Visit London, and reach your Milestone

Having a bespoke milliner on call is just one of the services that makes a stay at The Milestone Hotel, just across from London's Kensington Palace, a highlight...

By Brian Berkman 21 Jan 2015 07:28

Brett Horn
Five ways pitching out creative briefs will kill your brand

Over the past few years, we have witnessed an ever-growing trend, in which large FMCG brands attempt to generate savings through aggressive procurement policies. In the marketing industry, this means 'pitching out' design projects to as many agencies as possible.

By Brett Horn 20 Jan 2015 12:19

[Trends 2015] The year of transformation
[Trends 2015] The year of transformation

"The biggest thing we get asked (by clients) is, 'where are the black creatives?'" - Abey Mokgwatsane, CEO, O&M SA.

By Abey Mokgwatsane 20 Jan 2015 08:20