Big brands shared the role of design in their business at Business of Design, with Adrian Morris, partner and MD at Design Partnership speaking of the current physical reboot trend responding to a changing landscape, while Brian Mtongana, head of design at Woolworths, honed in on the role of packaging in sales.
Leigh Andrews 18 hours ago
There has been little relief from the drought in the Western Cape and South African producers have been forced to implement drastic and ingenious plans to counter climatic conditions and ensure that they will be able to see the season through. Despite the challenges of the drought, producers have proven themselves resilient and South African can fulfil its commitments to the market for the 2017/2018 season.
18 hours ago
Financial institutions, like any other businesses, have customers whose preferences have shifted to digital channels. While voice is still the default option for contacts, customers also want to be able to use email, chat or even social media to communicate with their bank. The challenge is bringing all of those channels into a place where information is accessible to all who need to use it.
Wynand Smit 20 hours ago
Nielsen 20 hours ago
Over the past four years, the franchising sector has displayed resilience, consistently growing its contribution to the country's gross domestic product (GDP) from 9.7% in 2014 to its present contribution of 13.3% - an upward trend that is most likely to continue despite the lacklustre economy.
20 hours ago
I remember once being in the electrical aisle at a local supermarket and noticed a man, somewhat confused, standing in front of the battery section. Having worked on a battery brand for a few years I found the temptation to assist him too great to resist.
Senzo Xulu 20 hours ago
Clicks Clubcard has moved into the top spot as South Africa's most used loyalty programme at 67%, just beating last year's loyalty leader, Pick n Pay Smart Shopper and therefore nudging the supermarket chain's programme into second place at 66%. Despite a sizeable jump down to 44%, the Dis-Chem Benefits Programme ranks as the third most used programme, up from fifth place last year - and together with Clicks shows that loyalty for pharmacy and beauty retail is strong.
3 days ago
LONDON - The black model who appeared in a Dove advert which triggered accusations of racism insisted Wednesday that she was not a victim and that the commercial had been misinterpreted.
12 Oct 2017
When Tameron Haralambous asked her husband Peter to build a changing table for their nursery, she had no idea it would set them on the path to becoming award-winning furniture designers.
12 Oct 2017
The Cape Craft + Design Institute is now the Craft + Design Institute (CDI) - a national craft and design sector development organisation supporting businesses and sector development in all nine provinces.
12 Oct 2017