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UCook adds wine to its dinner-kit delivery platform

UCook has introduced wine to its dinner-kit delivery platform - which will allow its consumers to order varietals that have been expertly paired with each of the meals available every week...

2 days ago

Africa wired: E-commerce offers fresh opportunities for young traders

Catherine Oshotse, a 27-year-old entrepreneur from Lagos, Nigeria, has the internet to thank for her growing business...

By Yun Shi 3 days ago

#StartupStory: NOWNOW becomes reality for young entrepreneur

Imagine this...you're 16 years old, you're in Grade 10 and you're sitting in a classroom and all of a sudden an idea comes to mind...

By Evan-Lee Courie 3 days ago

Valentine's spend: South Africans splash out on romantic experiences

South Africa's 'love economy' continues to grow, with Valentine's Day spend up 11%...

14 Feb 2020

Lessons from the second last Blockbuster in the world

Dargaville, a small town on the banks of the Wairoa River in the North Island of New Zealand with a population of approximately 4,500 people, lost the second-last 'Blockbuster' movie store on Earth a few weeks ago. The last one is in the town of Bend, Oregon in the USA...

By Damon Stapleton 12 Feb 2020

#BehindtheSelfie with... Amanda Cromhout, founder and CEO of Truth Customer Leadership

This week, we go #BehindtheSelfie with Amanda Cromhout, founder and CEO of Truth Customer Leadership and Emerce Commerce, as well as #NedbankIMC2020 speaker...

By Leigh Andrews 12 Feb 2020

Ethical e-tailer Faithful to Nature opens first physical store

Faithful to Nature has opened the doors to its first brick and mortar store...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 11 Feb 2020

#StartupStory: WhatsOnSale at the virtual mall?

Jalome Chirwa met Emmanuel Mareme and Milaan Mashele at a launch that sparked the idea of WhatsOnSale, a web and mobile platform aimed at the retail industry...

By Evan-Lee Courie 11 Feb 2020

France-US skirmish over Amazon digital tax shows why the century-old international tax system is broken

France and the US have managed to avoid turning their recent trade skirmish into a war - for now...

By Ruth Mason 10 Feb 2020

Online home decor store Block Basics launches

A new online store, Block Basics, has launched in South Africa offering functional and on-trend home decor staples...

4 Feb 2020

Understanding the evolving payments landscape

Digital and mobile technology is continually evolving and advancing, creating new ways to pay; from mobile wallets to peer-to-peer to digital currency, the modern payments landscape has evolved past simply cards and cash...

By Bevan Smith 4 Feb 2020

Silva 5 Pets - How the online pet store started its journey

New kids on the block Silva 5 Pets, an online pet accessory and wellness shop, has officially launched! Founder and CEO Christina da Silva explains the functions and features of the site and the products sold in this detailed Q&A...

Issued by Silva 5 Pets 3 Feb 2020

Mango's standalone fashion stores have returned to SA

Global fashion brand Mango has opened a 205m² retail space in Sandton City, Johannesburg. The opening marks the reintroduction of free-standing Mango stores into the country...

31 Jan 2020

Connecting with customers on the ground is not dead

There could be light at the end of the tunnel for big brands trying to reconnect with their customers on the ground...

27 Jan 2020

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