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Trading within SMME sector shows recovery as SA adapts

The Yoco Small Business Recovery Monitor shows trading within the Small Medium and Micro Enterprises (SMME) sector across South Africa has now returned to 44% of pre-Covid-19 lockdown levels...

22 May 2020

#AfricaMonth: 4 trends impacting African entrepreneurship in 2020

Africa's entrepreneurship rate is the highest in the world. According to the African Development Bank (AfDB), 22 % of Africa's working age population segment are starting their own businesses...

By Melissa Mbazo 12 May 2020

The impact of Covid-19 on tech investing

One of the positive impacts of Covid-19 on the global economy is that it is accelerating the pace of digital transformation within public and private organisations...

By Gavin Reardon 7 May 2020

8 small business trends for 2020

What trends can you implement into your business to be the leader of the pack?

3 Feb 2020

#BizTrends2020: Faster and smarter - 8 retail trends for 2020

For the retail sector as a whole - and for physical stores in particular - 2020 will be a year of reinvention...

By Dov Girnun 21 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: A new generation of homeowners emerge

Millennials have been accused by some media outlets of "killing the housing market", due to their reluctance to buy property. Their hesitancy stems more from being unable to afford it than from an emotional state...

By Andrew Price 20 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Startups can play a role in social change

What role can tech startups play in helping to solve the unemployment crisis? The short answer is: in a greater capacity than you'd think...

By Eugene Coetzee 17 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Using e-commerce tools to build disruptive consumer brands

Many disruptive consumer brands eventually expand into retailers in order to reach broader scale, and fast-moving retailers can accelerate this process...

By Paul Cook 16 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: The social franchising opportunity

In South Africa, many young people are looking for jobs and one wonders what jobs they had in mind...

By Vera Valasis 14 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: How diminishing trust is changing the PR and comms game

There are three main forces that will fundamentally shape the world of PR and business communications in 2020 and beyond...

By Kevin Welman 13 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Tough must get going in 2020

Entrepreneurs are going to be challenged like never before in 2020 as business confidence is at its lowest since 1985...

By Jason Stewart 9 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Digital digitisation and transformation

2020 holds digital sway over the business, investment and innovation...

By Chris Ogden 8 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Looking back to look forward

As a businessowner whose company vision is to be Africa's reputation research company of choice to build sustainable businesses, it is important to be up to date with what is happening on our continent. Trade is booming across Africa...

By Regine le Roux 6 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: 3 major changes coming to the way we learn

Benjamin Franklin once said: "An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest." In a world defined by flux, education itself is the only certainty of 100% return - and sometimes the only lifeboat we have to remain relevant in a world tossed by constant change...

By Adi Stephan 6 Jan 2020

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