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#DoBizZA: Best Little Guide helps South Africans shop local
#DoBizZA: Best Little Guide helps South Africans shop local

The goal is to make it easier than ever to find and support small business, by bringing them all together under one curated virtual roof...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 2 days ago

Kylie Granat, founder of Kojo Creative
#DoBizZA: Kojo Creative, a new boutique IMC agency targeting SMEs

Kojo Creative is a new boutique IMC agency that seeks to enable SMEs by working on a project to project basis...

By Evan-Lee Courie 3 days ago

Celebrating small, proudly African beauty brands
Celebrating small, proudly African beauty brands

Beauty at Watershed offers a space where locals and tourists can find a variety of handmade, organic, ethically-sourced beauty brands that are proudly manufactured in Africa...

3 days ago

#DoBizZA: Despite Covid-19 health eatery Poké Co expands - Q&A with founder Andrew Flanagan
#DoBizZA: Despite Covid-19 health eatery Poké Co expands - Q&A with founder Andrew Flanagan

Despite the challenges facing the food and beverage industry as a result of Covid-19, Andrew Flanagan, founder of health food restaurant Poké Co, recently opened his fourth store...

By Ruth Cooper 3 days ago

#DoBizZA: Buy local, drink responsibly to kickstart craft beer recovery
#DoBizZA: Buy local, drink responsibly to kickstart craft beer recovery

With tasting rooms shut for months and retail sales restricted, many local breweries have shed jobs, and some have been forced to shut down entirely...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 22 Sep 2020

#DoBizZA: How UBU International can give local businesses a leg up
#DoBizZA: How UBU International can give local businesses a leg up

UBU International aims to help local businesses boost their sales by leveraging a combination of mobile discovery, marketing, rewards and mobile payments...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 21 Sep 2020

#DoBizZa: digiToken, the app driving economic activity in the informal market
#DoBizZa: digiToken, the app driving economic activity in the informal market

digiToken is a new and convenient platform that enables consumers to buy airtime, electricity and water online - all from the comfort of your home by practising safe social distancing...

By Evan-Lee Courie 18 Sep 2020

#DoBizZA: How local brands can leverage their 'made in SA' status to entice shoppers
#DoBizZA: How local brands can leverage their 'made in SA' status to entice shoppers

Locally sourced products and services comfort consumers, meeting their new needs for hygiene and spreading feel-good stories that celebrate the best of our diverse culture...

By Karin Du Chenne 17 Sep 2020

#DoBizZa: Local students start up Collars4Africa
#DoBizZa: Local students start up Collars4Africa

Every year, UCT's postgraduate management students who specialise in entrepreneurship are required to start a profitable business. Six students, who met through the course, founded Collars4Africa...

By Evan-Lee Courie 16 Sep 2020

New home for SA fashion at Mall of Africa
New home for SA fashion at Mall of Africa

Mall of Africa is the new host of SA Fashion Week and has also welcomed the opening of Koop Studio, a new retail hub that showcases the work of local fashion designers. Koop Studio is a collaborative venture between Sandy Rogers and Lucilla Booyzen...

15 Sep 2020

#DoBizZa: Start your mixer journey with Barker & Quin
#DoBizZa: Start your mixer journey with Barker & Quin

Inspiration can be found in unexpected places. For Hanneli van der Merwe, it came on a business trip to Europe in November 2015 where corporate entertaining led to a personal discovery of the tasty world of craft gin and designer tonics...

By Evan-Lee Courie 14 Sep 2020

#DoBizZa: Turn your kids' artwork into a masterpiece with Kunz
#DoBizZa: Turn your kids' artwork into a masterpiece with Kunz

After losing her job as a graphic designer at an events company at the start of the nationwide lockdown, Nelia Kennedy decided it was time to launch Kunz...

By Evan-Lee Courie 14 Sep 2020

DJ Sbu's beverage company MoFaya launches range of soft drinks
DJ Sbu's beverage company MoFaya launches range of soft drinks

Local black-owned beverage company, MoFaya, has expanded its energy drinks brand by adding a range of soft drinks.

11 Sep 2020

#DoBizZA: Evalution Flooring, SA's first GreenTag-certified LVT flooring supplier
#DoBizZA: Evalution Flooring, SA's first GreenTag-certified LVT flooring supplier

Eva Kaiser, founder of Evalution Flooring, is intent on paving the way for a sustainable decor industry in South Africa...

By Sindy Peters 11 Sep 2020

#DoBizZa: Baskiti, a range of handwoven hanging baskets designed with purpose
#DoBizZa: Baskiti, a range of handwoven hanging baskets designed with purpose

Inspired by her 14-month-old in lockdown, Jana Leonard launched Baskiti, a range of hanging storage baskets designed with purpose...

By Evan-Lee Courie 11 Sep 2020

Clicks commits to boost spending on SMMEs
Clicks commits to boost spending on SMMEs

The Clicks Group has committed to increase spending on SMMEs and support local beauty and haircare brands, and other products...

11 Sep 2020

Government should encourage the use of locally produced building materials
Government should encourage the use of locally produced building materials

President Cyril Ramaphosa's recent announcement of a substantial infrastructure development drive to address the economic impact of Covid-19 will go a long way towards stimulating recovery in the beleaguered construction industry...

By Morag Evans 11 Sep 2020

#FreshOnTheShelf: New from The Duchess, Vusa Vodka and Spier Wines
#FreshOnTheShelf: New from The Duchess, Vusa Vodka and Spier Wines

In #FreshOnTheShelf, we round up our pick of food and beverage products that have hit the shelves recently.

By Lauren Hartzenberg 9 Sep 2020

Screengrab from the Clicks website.
Clicks delists TRESemmé, accepts resignation of senior exec

Clicks will delist and remove all TRESemmé products from shelves with immediate effect and fill the gap by expanding its range of locally-sourced haircare brands...

8 Sep 2020

#DoBizZa: Get that natural glow from Lulu & Marula
#DoBizZa: Get that natural glow from Lulu & Marula

This September, Bizcommunity brings the spotlight on all things local by supporting and celebrating all things local...

By Evan-Lee Courie 7 Sep 2020

#DoBizZA: Born in lockdown, 22Leather creates hand-crafted bags for all
#DoBizZA: Born in lockdown, 22Leather creates hand-crafted bags for all

This September, we're putting the spotlight on all things local. So let's #DoBizZA and support and celebrate all things local...

By Evan-Lee Courie 7 Sep 2020

#DoBizZA: Franchising for success in a challenging environment
#DoBizZA: Franchising for success in a challenging environment

Despite the devastating economic impacts of Covid-19, the franchising sector could remain a viable business investment for aspiring entrepreneurs...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 2 Sep 2020

Canal Walk to showcase locally-made goods with Homegrown SA
Canal Walk to showcase locally-made goods with Homegrown SA

From 4 to 6 September 2020, the centre court at Canal Walk in Cape Town will be home to Homegrown SA - which is set to showcase homegrown finds including clothing, décor, plants, jewellery, furniture and more...

2 Sep 2020

The Watershed reopens with new 'made in Africa' beauty offering
The Watershed reopens with new 'made in Africa' beauty offering

The vibrant space is home to 150 tenants who represent over 365 local brands and small businesses, and with an impressive 3.6 million visitors a year...

2 Sep 2020

Localisation: Supporting a strong recovery in SA manufacturing
Localisation: Supporting a strong recovery in SA manufacturing

Many people re-discovered their enthusiasm for local production during the disruptive, bewildering early days of the pandemic. The result is 'localisation', an emerging trend that could revitalise local factories...

1 Sep 2020

Emerging designers called to enter PnP Clothing mentorship project
Emerging designers called to enter PnP Clothing mentorship project

The 20/21 Futurewear project will support and provide two creatives with mentorship in business and practical application of skills in a commercial environment...

1 Sep 2020

BizFix: Kiss it Better Special
BizFix: Kiss it Better Special

The BizFix Special is aimed at minimising the cuts and bruises of recent months by putting your company on Bizcommunity's front pages, a sort of 'kiss it better' first aid kit for small and medium enterprises...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 1 Sep 2020

#DoBizZA: Far apart, but still together with W17.world
#DoBizZA: Far apart, but still together with W17.world

Covid-19 has seen much of the globe encouraged to work from home where possible...

By Evan-Lee Courie 31 Aug 2020

Let's #DoBizZA this September
Let's #DoBizZA this September

The #DoBizZA Content Feature sponsorship will allow your organisation to be seen supporting local, homemade and homegrown heroes, across 19 sectors on Biz, in the month-long celebration of all things local...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 18 Aug 2020

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