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A 'mobile-first' ethos: the catalyst for business transformation
A 'mobile-first' ethos: the catalyst for business transformation

Organisations in every sector and every country are currently grappling with the concepts of 'digitalisation' and 'digital transformation'. While these terms have slightly different connotations for different people, the catalyst for transforming the enterprise should always be the same. That catalyst, simply put, is 'mobile'.

By Lionel Moyal 27 May 2015 08:35

Verimark changes focus to local as weak rand bites
Verimark changes focus to local as weak rand bites

Direct retailer Verimark said yesterday, 25 May 2015, the weak rand had hit earnings but that strategies were in place to improve its fortunes, including increasing the pace at which new products were introduced to the market, and opening stores in Africa.

By Alistair Anderson 26 May 2015 16:13

Quantum Foods revenue hit by South African operations
Quantum Foods revenue hit by South African operations

Recently listed Quantum Foods (QFH) on Monday, 25 May 2015, said it had a achieved a "credible" set of results in the first half of its financial year‚ with the report its first since it was unbundled from Pioneer Food Group.

By Colleen Goko 26 May 2015 15:37

Pricer unlocks growth prospects for Toy Adventures - XON Retail Solutions
Pricer unlocks growth prospects for Toy Adventures

Toy Adventures at Byls Bridge in Centurion has implemented Pricer electronic shelf labels (ESLs) from XON Retail Solutions to improve supply chain management, improve sales and marketing in the store, and both empower and reduce the burden on employees.

Issued by XON Retail Solutions 26 May 2015 15:15

Long-term development outlook encouraging for investors
Long-term development outlook encouraging for investors

Developer confidence remains high in Johannesburg and a longer-term outlook is more encouraging for investors. This is according to an analysis of the Johannesburg retail property market.

26 May 2015 15:03

Brazil's growth on a shallow BRICS road
Brazil's growth on a shallow BRICS road

Euromonitor International's newly released e-book "Brazil's Business Environment: Consumption in Economic Slowdown" evaluates how the Brazilian income growth, combined with an expansionary monetary policy and poor productivity, has contributed to a deterioration of the country's purchasing power. It also forecasts the impact on consumer markets through 2019.

26 May 2015 13:01

SA, US to discuss chicken issue
SA, US to discuss chicken issue

PRETORIA: South Africa and the United States have agreed to facilitate deliberations between the South Africa Poultry Association (SAPA) and the US Poultry and Egg Export Council towards the finalisation of discussions on market access for US chicken bone-in cuts into South Africa, says the Department of Trade and Industry (dti).

26 May 2015 11:05

Weaker Rand pushes laptop prices up
Weaker Rand pushes laptop prices up

South Africans could see an increase in the price of laptops as the rand continues its downward slide against major international currencies, says a retailer.

By Duncan Alfreds 26 May 2015 10:55

All is well at Distell as head winemaker appointment announced
All is well at Distell as head winemaker appointment announced

The position of head winemaker at Distell may be a newly created role but as the name implies it will not be an easy task. It carries great responsibility and an extensive list of duties, which include overseeing style and quality across the company's entire wine portfolio as well as driving innovation, while providing a nexus for the exchange of specialist wine knowledge.

26 May 2015 08:31

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Ackermans receives recognition for SWATT project

Ackermans has won an accolade for its energy-saving project at this year's African Utility Week Industry Awards.

26 May 2015 06:43

The evolution of e-commerce in South Africa
The evolution of e-commerce in South Africa

It is the age of direct communication and instant gratification. This is why online stores have become an integral part of the world's culture; everything we want is just a click away. What has previously prevented business owners in South Africa from setting up shop online is the costly charge-backs merchants face and of course, the threat of fraud that arises through online transactions and internet based payment solutions.

Issued by Just Perfect 25 May 2015 13:38

Unpacking brand activation for FMCGs
Unpacking brand activation for FMCGs

Changes in the power dynamics along the path-to-purchase have introduced a new world order in which customers reign and love flaunting their freedom.

By Joseph Neusu 22 May 2015 13:19

We are because of PR - Bizcommunity.com
We are because of PR

A paraphrase of the definition of Ubuntu - we are because you are - goes some way to explain that apart from our pride in being Africa's premier B2B news distribution channel, Bizcommunity is also proud to be home to a great many of the continent's foremost PR, marketing and digital communications professionals.

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 21 May 2015 12:06