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#LockdownLessons: Offer customers value for money, says The Crazy Store's Kevin Lennett
#LockdownLessons: Offer customers value for money, says The Crazy Store's Kevin Lennett

The Crazy Store MD shares how the in-store environment has had to change to prioritise health and hygiene, and why offering customers value for their money is more important than ever...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 21 hours ago

Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma
Lockdown Level 3: Some of the details

As the country moves towards Level 3 lockdown regulations on 1 June, Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, outlined some of the details of the eased regulations...

1 day ago

Hollard's Covid-19 response includes distribution of food hampers
Hollard's Covid-19 response includes distribution of food hampers

The Covid-19 pandemic has aggravated food insecurity in the most vulnerable communities within our society, says Londiwe Mkhize, Hollard's Group Head of Corporate Affairs...

Issued by Hollard 16 hours ago

Converse campaign showcases creativity during a crisis
Converse campaign showcases creativity during a crisis

Converse tasked five SA artists with visually depicting the African experience of the Covid-19 virus in a way that breathes a refreshed message of hope, strength, positivity and survival...

18 hours ago

Image: Sibanye-Stillwater
65 Covid-19 cases at Sibanye-Stillwater operations

Sibanye-Stillwater has identified a total of 65 positive Covid-19 cases at its South African operations, including 53 at its Thembelani shaft in Rustenburg...

18 hours ago

Financial services sector prepped to tackle Covid-19 black swan
Financial services sector prepped to tackle Covid-19 black swan

Covid-19 is a black swan event disrupting social and business activities across the world with unknown consequences and duration...

19 hours ago

Mpact expands face shield range - adults, kids, hardhat shields and respiratory masks
Mpact expands face shield range - adults, kids, hardhat shields and respiratory masks

The safety of our communities is a top priority for us at Mpact. We have further expanded our face shield range and will be launching a respiratory mask during the course of June; ready for the re-opening of the many industries under lock down level three...

Issued by Mpact Plastics 20 hours ago

Covid-19: Can employees withdraw from the workplace?
Covid-19: Can employees withdraw from the workplace?

Employees returning to work from the Covid-19 lockdown will need to show reasonable justification if they halt work on the basis that they may be exposed to the virus...

By Kenneth Coster 21 hours ago

Understanding Africa's emerging markets in Covid-19
Understanding Africa's emerging markets in Covid-19

Covid-19 has swept throughout the world, and governments globally have taken drastic measures to stop the spread in an attempt to save lives...

21 hours ago

Telepresence robot Quintin with some of the staff from Tygerberg Hospital’s Covid-19 ICU.
Robot siblings working on the Covid-19 frontline

Two special virus immune team members are helping to reduce exposure of medical personnel at the Tygerberg Hospital's Covid-19 ICU...

21 hours ago

Post-lockdown commercial property trends - early indications
Post-lockdown commercial property trends - early indications

In the last week or so, my team has noticed a number of early trends emerging in the commercial property market as more and more companies prepare to get back to work...

By Org Geldenhuys 22 hours ago

Commercial property: a long recovery, but opportunities for some
Commercial property: a long recovery, but opportunities for some

Having worked in the commercial property sector for many years, let me state a truth universally acknowledged, but often overlooked...

By Rick de Sousa 23 hours ago

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This is how we're creating the new normal right now

We are working in ways today that have long been possible but that we have now been pushed to explore more fully...

By Vaughan Patterson 1 day ago

#LockdownLessons: Creativity is really about problem-solving
#LockdownLessons: Creativity is really about problem-solving

Wayne Flemming, founder and managing director of Brandtruth//DGTL shares his views of the current Covid-19 crisis and how the company is navigating these unusual times...

By Juanita Pienaar 1 day ago

Cooking up a storm: SA food media thrives under lockdown
Cooking up a storm: SA food media thrives under lockdown

Trends show that food and recipe content is hotter than ever, with South Africans finding their flavour in Woolworths Taste and Food24, says New Media...

By Brent Smith, Issued by New Media 1 day ago

DBE Minister assesses readiness for school reopening
DBE Minister assesses readiness for school reopening

Basic Education Minster Angie Motshekga says while most schools are ready for the reopening of schools to grade 7 and 12 learners - her department will not allow schools to reopen if the necessary personal protective equipment (PPE) is not available...

1 day ago

Level 3: Green light for takeaways and booze, but tobacco ban remains
Level 3: Green light for takeaways and booze, but tobacco ban remains

The ban on cigarettes and related tobacco products will remain in place, but alcohol will be permitted for sale on certain days of the week...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 1 day ago

#LockdownLessons: Every challenge presents parallel opportunities
#LockdownLessons: Every challenge presents parallel opportunities

Professor Mandla Makhanya, Vice Chancellor of Unisa, shares his experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how the higher education institution is navigating these unusual times...

By Shan Radcliffe 1 day ago

Caprichem charged for hiking prices of sanitiser
Caprichem charged for hiking prices of sanitiser

Following complaints from the public, an investigation by the Competition Commission has found Caprichem engaging in excessive pricing of hand sanitiser...

1 day ago

DataSimplified develops Covid-19 Back to Work tool
DataSimplified develops Covid-19 Back to Work tool

DataSimplified has developed and launched a cloud-based tool to assist businesses in complying with Covid-19 Back to Work regulations and best practices...

1 day ago

Debacle over child malnutrition rates belittles suffering
Debacle over child malnutrition rates belittles suffering

Recently, our country's leaders and medical representatives have publicly debated the effect of the lockdown on the malnutrition rates of our most vulnerable populations...

1 day ago

Why SMS beats email in the current climate of crisis
Why SMS beats email in the current climate of crisis

In a time of email fatigue, as we are bombarded by Covid-19 corporate messaging, communicating with customers via SMS can be far more effective...

By Greg Chen 1 day ago

Get fine-dining deliveries from these 5 Western Cape restaurants during the lockdown
Get fine-dining deliveries from these 5 Western Cape restaurants during the lockdown

The following fine-dining restaurants are all currently offering forms of gourmet hampers and multiple course meal deliveries during the lockdown...

By Ruth Cooper 1 day ago

The impact of Covid-19 on the non-profit sector
The impact of Covid-19 on the non-profit sector

On 14 May 2020, responsible business consultancy Trialogue hosted a webinar discussion on the impact of the pandemic on the non-profit sector and profiled how three NPOs were adapting to and navigating this new and more challenging funding and operational landscape...

Issued by Trialogue 1 day ago

Not all credit insurance policies are created equal
Not all credit insurance policies are created equal

In many ways financial services institutions have stepped up to assist South Africans facing financial challenges due to Covid-19. One such option is for people with valid credit insurance policies to claim their benefits...

By Anton Davies 1 day ago

Why it will be a shame if the office space is no more
Why it will be a shame if the office space is no more

It's been over two months since many of us last stepped into the office...

By David Seinker 1 day ago

#Level3Lockdown: Is your business ready?
#Level3Lockdown: Is your business ready?

The implications of a move to Level 3 lockdown are quite significant for businesses. While the exact regulations are not yet available, at this stage what is clear is that South Africa will go to level 3 on Monday, 1 June 2020...

1 day ago

91-year-old pounds the pavement to raise R108m for SA's vulnerable
91-year-old pounds the pavement to raise R108m for SA's vulnerable

Inspired by Tom Moore, the British army veteran who raised £39m for charity in the United Kingdom, 91-year-old business titan Solly Krok has committed to raise R108m...

1 day ago

FNB cardholders spent over R4bn in 3 days preceding lockdown
FNB cardholders spent over R4bn in 3 days preceding lockdown

FNB reports a slight boost in card spend since the start of Level 4 lockdown. Despite the increase in consumer spending, activity is still averaging significantly lower compared to pre-lockdown levels...

1 day ago

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