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
The Standard Bank Sikuvile Journalist of the Year 2017, says he received death threats as well as bribes when he was working on the story that earned him the Award.
Danette Breitenbach 3 days ago
One Screen Short Film Festival, the premiere short film festival that unites the film and advertising worlds, announced 2017 winners at its annual awards and screening held on Wednesday, 18 October 2017, at the Sunshine Cinema in New York.
3 days ago
The Standard Bank Sikuvile Journalism Awards 2017 winners have been announced, with Investigative Journalism category winner, Suzanne Venter from Rapport winning the SA Story of the Year for Life Esidimeni and City Press' Sipho Masondo crowned Journalist of the Year. Masondo was also a finalist in the Investigative Journalism category for Watergate.
3 days ago
Janine Basel, CEO of Akro Capital, shares how the phenomenon of very few female entrepreneurs approaching them for funding led to the formation of their Girl Boss Hustle events.
Leigh Andrews 19 Oct 2017
Trevyn McGowan, co-founder of Business of Design and the Guild Group, opened day one of Business of Design in Johannesburg this morning, 18 October, reflecting on the past year, which has been an extraordinary year for them with new ventures and a massive amount of hiring in a short space of time.
Jessica Tennant 19 Oct 2017
In just two days, on Thursday, 19 October, the winners of the Sikuvile Journalism Awards will be announced at The Venue Greenpark also known as Johannesburg World Trade Centre in Sandton, Gauteng. The day of the Awards marks exactly 40 years after the banning of The World newspaper by the Apartheid regime and the detention of its editor Percy Qoboza.
18 Oct 2017
Stokvels are huge business, but most companies are still not responding to this informal banking sector. Find out how your brand can be part of the Stokvel value.
Knowledge Resources 17 Oct 2017
The Global Awards grand jury shortlisted 154 entries this year submitted from 22 countries worldwide. Entries achieving shortlist status will be judged by the 2017 Pharma (Rx) and Health and Wellness executive juries in a live session in New York City to determine trophy winners. The 2017 award-winning entries will be announced at the Global Awards ceremonies on Thursday, 16 November in New York City and Sydney, Australia.
17 Oct 2017
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 16 Oct 2017
Cape Town's population has grown by 55% since 1995, while dam storage has only grown by 15% in the same period, reports the news agency, GroundUp. So while Cape Town has previously experienced lower levels of rainfall compared to the past two years, the pressure the city is under to supply water is greater than ever before. Add to this the likelihood that climate change is impacting rainfall patterns, and increased water scarcity is most likely going to be the new normal in this region.
Scan Display 16 Oct 2017
Concepts Collection creates unforgettable luxury experiences - be it in the shape of a destination wedding, corporate event, group incentives, private celebrations or the ultimate in African holiday adventures. We chat to Founder and Managing Director Christina Holt and Group CEO Richard Holt to find out how it all started and what it takes to run one of the leading luxury brands in SA.
Cari Coetzee 16 Oct 2017
Ciclope, a leading international festival that recognises and rewards exceptional craft in moving image, has invited four prominent figures in the South African film industry to sit on the jury of its upcoming awards show, which takes place on the 26 - 27 October in Berlin, Germany.
16 Oct 2017