Trend forecasting is becoming increasingly important for creative industries, and South African and African businesses are no exception. Succeeding at trend forecasting can define a brand's performance in the market place.
5 hours ago
Opportunities are not limited to career fields people specialised in. This is evident from the new kid on the block, EasiPost Couriers, an enterprise which was started by three young engineers who had no previous experience in the courier industry.
Ndama Nakashole 9 hours ago
DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania - With half a million young Africans engaged over the past two years, 15 Governments and over 100 partners on board already, Africa Code Week speaks volumes on the importance and impact of public-private partnerships in the digital age.
2 days ago
Never has it been so evident to acknowledge and value the power of consumer insights in 2017. The world is in a constant state of flux, continuous evolution and so too are we as consumers in how we do things, what we stand for and how we share experiences. Therefore, marketing is a shot in the dark without great insights and I would like to believe that any seasoned marketer knows this.
Thomas Sepheka 3 days ago
In the afternoon on day two of the Johannesburg version of Business of Design, Chris Weylandt, founder and CEO of Weylandts, the contemporary furniture and décor chain store, explained his tactics to competing or rather leading in the retail game.
Jessica Tennant 3 days ago
Triggerfish is hosting a free webinar to help animators and storytellers across Africa to develop TV series for worldwide distribution. “African animation is at a tipping point,” says Triggerfish CEO Stuart Forrest.
3 days ago
The world needs to bet on Africa to feed the 9 billion people that will inhabit the planet by 2050, as Africa has 65% of the uncultivated arable land left in the world.
3 days ago
Every business leader today faces immense pressures of power and responsibility. All it takes is a few wrong decisions, or a dollop too much complacency, for disaster to land. Today this pressure is more poignant than ever. Change is in the air, only now it is happening at breakneck speed. The lifespans of companies are fast becoming shorter. Uncertainty reigns.
Gilbert Saggia 19 Oct 2017
Africa must focus on young people, empower women and girls, and be innovative in leveraging resources and financing for development, United Nations secretary-general, António Guterres, said as the UN kicked off Africa Week.
19 Oct 2017
Chris Weylandt, founder and CEO of furniture and decor retailer Weylandts, forms part of the impressive line-up at this year's Business of Design conference held in Cape Town last week and Johannesburg this week.
Lauren Hartzenberg 18 Oct 2017
HARARE, Zimbabwe - The overhauled Zimbabwe.misa.org website provides in-depth analysis and commentary, as well as the latest developments in the media and information sectors.
17 Oct 2017
The top 20 shortlisted finalists for the AfricaCom 2017 Awards have been announced.
17 Oct 2017
Little over a year ago, three friends with thriving creative careers embarked on a mission to combine their love of Africa with their passion for surfing. Thus, Mami Wata was born, a premium African brand of surf apparel and accessories with an undeniable global appeal.
Lauren Hartzenberg 17 Oct 2017