Maroefah Smith
SOUTH AFRICA
#SeamlessSA: Stay woke and grow your business

#SeamlessSA: Stay woke and grow your business[Maroefah Smith] You don't have to shy away from using your social awareness or 'wokeness' to grow your business. In fact, it might do better if you do...

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Lauren Hartzenberg
SOUTH AFRICA
#SeamlessSA: Physical retail needs to step up

#SeamlessSA: Physical retail needs to step up[Lauren Hartzenberg] Traditional brick and mortar retailers still have a future despite the boom in online retail, but they have to be open to change...

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Maroefah Smith
SOUTH AFRICA
#SeamlessSA: How Ramona Kasavan is taking Mimi Women to the rest of Africa

#SeamlessSA: How Ramona Kasavan is taking Mimi Women to the rest of Africa[Maroefah Smith] Ramona Kasavan is taking over Africa one sanitary towel at a time. She started her company, Mimi Women, after seeing large numbers of girls missing school over their monthly menses...

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Lauren Hartzenberg
SOUTH AFRICA
#SeamlessSA: 6 questions to ask if you want more from your store

#SeamlessSA: 6 questions to ask if you want more from your store[Lauren Hartzenberg] Product of the Year South Africa's CEO Preetesh Sewraj shares think points on using design and insights to get more out of your physical stores...

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Lauren Hartzenberg
SOUTH AFRICA
#SourceAfrica2018: Why Africa's clothing sector could lead in responsible sourcing

#SourceAfrica2018: Why Africa's clothing sector could lead in responsible sourcing[Lauren Hartzenberg] Whether you are a retailer, brand or manufacturer, the need to proactively manage social compliance issues in your supply chain has never been greater...

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Danette Breitenbach
SOUTH AFRICA
#MFGIndaba: New dawn for the economy

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[Danette Breitenbach] Manufacturing is an indispensable sector if South Africa is to achieve its economic growth targets in future...

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Danette Breitenbach
SOUTH AFRICA
#MFGIndaba: Driving the industrial effort

#MFGIndaba: Driving the industrial effort
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[Danette Breitenbach] In his keynote address to the Manufacturing Indaba, Department of Trade and Industry director-general, Lionel October, referred to the Industrial Policy Action Plan 2018 and its focus on key themes...

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Danette Breitenbach
SOUTH AFRICA
#MFGIndaba: Expect to be disrupted

#MFGIndaba: Expect to be disrupted[Danette Breitenbach] Innovation happens at the speed of trust, not the speed of technology. Roby Stancel from Virtual Consulting International explains this using the automotive industry as an example...

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Danette Breitenbach
SOUTH AFRICA
#MFGIndaba: Exponentially manufacturing tomorrow

#MFGIndaba: Exponentially manufacturing tomorrow[Danette Breitenbach] What took 100 days before, now takes 100 seconds. Manufacturing cannot continue to operate as it always has, and without some type of innovation it will not survive...

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Danette Breitenbach
SOUTH AFRICA
#MFGIndaba: Industry 4.0: good or bad for manufacturing?

#MFGIndaba: Industry 4.0: good or bad for manufacturing?[Danette Breitenbach] The two countries with the lowest employment in the world, Germany and Japan, are also home to the world's most automated manufacturing industries in the world...

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Danette Breitenbach
SOUTH AFRICA
#MFGIndaba: Business beyond 2020

#MFGIndaba: Business beyond 2020[Danette Breitenbach] For manufacturers to stay ahead they need to think consciously about the next thing and come up with the next thing...

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Danette Breitenbach
SOUTH AFRICA
#MFGIndaba: An uncomfortable world

#MFGIndaba: An uncomfortable world[Danette Breitenbach] In same the way as the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Revolutions did, the 4th Revolution is creating discomfort around the globe...

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Lauren Hartzenberg
SOUTH AFRICA
#SourceAfrica2018: Lessons from K-Way's lean turnaround

#SourceAfrica2018: Lessons from K-Way's lean turnaround[Lauren Hartzenberg] K-Way has been lauded as exemplary in its approach to boosting the local clothing manufacturing sector. But 14 years ago, the company was approaching the brink of closure...

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Maroefah Smith
SOUTH AFRICA
#SourceAfrica2018: 3 macro trends for spring/summer 2019

#SourceAfrica2018: 3 macro trends for spring/summer 2019[Maroefah Smith] WGSN's director of retail and buying Sara Maggioni presented a spring/summer 2019 trend forecast at Source Africa 2018, held in Cape Town last week...

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Danette Breitenbach
SOUTH AFRICA
#MFGIndaba: Manufacturing key to growing SA economy

#MFGIndaba: Manufacturing key to growing SA economy[Danette Breitenbach] With its multiple effect, manufacturing is the one sector in the economy that has the potential to create the jobs the country needs so desperately. But the industry is under threat and has declined...

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Lauren Hartzenberg
SOUTH AFRICA
#MFGIndaba: Africa's opportunity to unlock industrial growth potential

#MFGIndaba: Africa's opportunity to unlock industrial growth potential[Lauren Hartzenberg] Manufacturing Indaba 2018 promises to be bigger and more innovative than ever before, providing the broader manufacturing industry with a roadmap and the connections to unlock their growth potential and deliver accelerated GDP growth...

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Danette Breitenbach
SOUTH AFRICA
Buy local to create jobs

Buy local to create jobs[Danette Breitenbach] Unemployment in South Africa is at nearly 28%. Even more frightening is that of this percentage, half have never ever worked...

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Lauren Hartzenberg
SOUTH AFRICA
#ATFexpo17: The clothing, footwear and textile trade's one-stop shop

#ATFexpo17: The clothing, footwear and textile trade's one-stop shop[Lauren Hartzenberg] The ATF Trade Exhibition and co-located China Premium Tex expo provides local and international players in the apparel, footwear and textile trade with a space to connect...

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Lauren Hartzenberg
SOUTH AFRICA
#ClicksCurls: A celebration of natural haircare

#ClicksCurls: A celebration of natural haircare[Lauren Hartzenberg] There's a natural hair movement afoot that sees women choosing to ditch chemical straighteners and damaging styling tools...

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Lauren Hartzenberg
SOUTH AFRICA
#SACSCCongress: Nigella Lawson on the role of food in storytelling

#SACSCCongress: Nigella Lawson on the role of food in storytelling[Lauren Hartzenberg] Internationally renowned food writer and TV cook Nigella Lawson has amassed a loyal following of food lovers charmed by her no-fuss approach to cooking...

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