#BizTrends2018: What does the travel store of the future look like?
#BizTrends2018: What does the travel store of the future look like?

Did you know that most travellers between the ages of 20 and 30 years have never set foot in a physical travel agency before? But if you think this means the end of the travel agent, think again...

By Jannine Adams 1 day ago

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2017 global food prices highest since 2014 despite December decline

According to the latest FAO Food Price Index, global food prices declined in December, led by a decrease for vegetable oils and dairy products. The index stood at 169.8 points in December 2017, down 3.3% from November. However, the index averaged 174.6 points in 2017, up 8.2% from 2016 and reaching the highest annual average since 2014.

12 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Tight budgets, customer demand and African pride driving retail competitiveness
#BizTrends2018: Tight budgets, customer demand and African pride driving retail competitiveness

Budgets are tight, with rising electricity and petrol prices driving many households to tighten their purse strings. In response, the retail industry is becoming increasingly competitive.

By Lindy Lee 11 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Creating value remains key in the premium spirits brand experience
#BizTrends2018: Creating value remains key in the premium spirits brand experience

In challenging economic times consumers classically respond in one of two ways - choosing less expensive brands that allow them to buy more, or opting to buy less and trading up to indulge their tastes for aspirational brands.

By Elizabeth Lee Ming 10 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: How do we amplify emotional connections through consumer ecosystems?
#BizTrends2018: How do we amplify emotional connections through consumer ecosystems?

Our physical and virtual environments are merging at a rapid pace, making us more digitally connected than ever before. Consumers want what they want and they want it now. If we don't deliver on their time, we pay with our market share.

By Molefi Moloantoa 9 Jan 2018

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#BizTrends2018: From the high street to the dusty street - when formal and informal meet

Opportunities for economic growth abound within the exchanges between the formal and informal economies.

By Kamogelo Mmutlana 8 Jan 2018

Future European food trends - from farm to fork

Future trends in food consumption in Europe, China and the Indian sub-continent could impact on food producing nations such as South Africa.

21 Nov 2007

Transport industry recognises the best of the best
Transport industry recognises the best of the best

More than 300 transport industry captains attended the 2007 “FOCUS on Excellence” awards banquet that took place recently in Midrand. BP Castrol for the second year in a row, was named the Best Supplier of Fuels and Lubricants.

16 Nov 2007

Tobacco agreement terminated

Philip Morris International Inc. and British American Tobacco South Africa has terminated their Chesterfield licence agreement.

12 Oct 2007

Demand for business intelligence technology set to soar

Knowledge is power, and as businesses come to realise the value of business intelligence (BI) and seek to grow the amount and scope of the information they require, so the BI technology market will be driven by commoditization and ubiquity of digital data.

11 Oct 2007

New software program designed to enhance business profitability

South African company Douglasdale Dairy, has conceptualised a software program that is claimed will revolutionise processing and distribution businesses – in a variety of sectors.

4 Oct 2007

Great timing, guaranteed

TNT has announced the launch of its new service portfolio to offer customers an extended range of standardised international and domestic services across the globe. Placing a strong emphasis on morning deliveries, TNT has added two new time-guaranteed services - '10:00 Express' and '12:00 Economy Express' - to the existing ‘9:00 Express' and '12:00 Express'.

12 Sep 2007

eThekweni tracks success

The effectiveness and reliability of the C-track vehicle tracking and fleet management system had been emphasised with the marked reduction of vehicle abuse and the recovery of 12 stolen vehicles of the eThekwini Municipality recently.

6 Sep 2007

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