Lauren Hartzenberg

Managing editor at Bizcommunity.com
Location:Cape Town, South Africa

Profile

Managing editor and retail editor at Bizcommunity.com. Cape Town apologist. Dog mom. Get in touch: lauren@bizcommunity.com

Qualification

BA English and Communications
Year completed:2014
Education level:Degree
Institution:UNISA
Location:Cape Town, South Africa
 
Copy-editing short course
Year completed:2015
Education level:Certificate
Institution:GetSmarter
Location:Online, South Africa
 
Digital marketing short course
Year completed:2014
Education level:Certificate
Institution:GetSmarter
Location:Online, South Africa
 
#YouthMatters: Tristan Shaun Henry celebrates queer youth culture through fashion

Tristan Shaun Henry is among the talented cohort of young designers forming Design Indaba's class of Emerging Creatives for 2021...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 3 days ago

#YouthMatters: Meet the bright mind behind medicine delivery app PharmaGo

Raees Carim was just 20 years old when he created PharmaGo, a mobile app that facilitates same-day and next-day deliveries of essential and over-the-counter medications to customers in need...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 4 Jun 2021

LISTEN: Accelerating beverage innovation in Africa with ZX Ventures

ZX Ventures is a global innovation division within brewing giant AB InBev with a mandate to nurture, support and grow the products of the future...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 25 May 2021

Marek Zmyslowski on plotting a realistic e-commerce growth strategy in Africa

During the PayFast eCommerce Virtual Summit, investor and serial entrepreneur Marek Zmyslowski urged African businesses to employ a more level-headed approach to mapping online growth...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 23 May 2021

Bags of Bites founders turn family recipes into flourishing business

Mother and son, Karen and Ryan Jossel, make up the formidable team behind local baked treats business Bags of Bites...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 20 May 2021

A watershed moment for e-commerce in SA

During the PayFast eCommerce Virtual Summit held this week, Jonathan Smit said that for businesses seeking growth, "online is where it's at"...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 18 May 2021

#Newsmaker: Yokesh Maharaj to advance Mondelez's growth in Sub-Saharan Africa

This Africa Month, we chat to Mondelez International's new president of its Sub-Saharan Africa business unit about mapping a growth strategy in Africa...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 11 May 2021

#BehindtheBrandManager: Travis Coppin of Food Lover's Market

Managing executive for marketing and buying Travis Coppin fills us in on the Food Lover's brand strategy, and what it takes to survive and thrive in the competitive grocery retail business...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 30 Apr 2021

#BehindtheBrandManager: Adidas SA's Estee Jardim fuels a positive brand attitude

Jardim chats to us about her fulfilling career with Adidas South Africa, and why Impossible Is Nothing is a statement the brand stands by...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 26 Apr 2021

Greening the global textile value chain

Kutay Saritosun is a textile engineer and sustainability aficionado dedicated to educating companies on producing more environmentally responsible products...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 23 Apr 2021

Massmart's CEO on Covid-driven consumer trends that'll stick

Retail veteran Mitch Slape unpacks the changes in consumer behaviour that the Covid-19 pandemic has brought about, and where Massmart is seeing growth...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 19 Apr 2021

Lelive: a community-first, clean beauty brand by Amanda du-Pont

Actress, model and TV personality Amanda du-Pont has ventured into the beauty business, launching a locally-made skincare brand...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 9 Apr 2021

#BehindtheBrandManager: Meet Adam Deane of RocoMamas

With a broad range of skills under his belt, RocoMamas national brand manager Adam Deane sits comfortably in the coveted 'unicorn' category of employees...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 1 Apr 2021

Truth Coffee's David Donde is taking on the world of chocolate

David Donde, the visionary behind Truth Coffee, has broadened his horizons and launched a chocolate company with long-standing Truth COO Ken Walton...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 24 Mar 2021

#EcommerceDay2021: Manuel Koser on tapping into the potential of digital

Manuel Koser knows a thing or two about identifying promising digital brands and helping them reach their potential...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 12 Mar 2021

#EcommerceDay2021: Paving the way for growth beyond Covid-19

Digitalmall.com's Yaron Assabi weighs in on the encouraging growth of e-commerce in SA and what's needed to take it to the next level...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 11 Mar 2021

#EcommerceDay2021: Scaling township grocery delivery with Jessica Boonstra

Jessica Boonstra chats to Bizcommunity about starting and scaling Yebo Fresh, and the misconceptions that cloud SA's lucrative township retail economy...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 8 Mar 2021

How SpaceMatch is simplifying retail rentals in SA

The online platform allows retail landlords to list their available space for potential tenants to easily view and secure for rental...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 1 Mar 2021

Bos Brands strengthens D2C focus as e-commerce hots up

Bos Brands is ramping up its direct-to-consumer offering with the launch of a subscription service. This follows a revamp of the company's online store last year...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 16 Feb 2021

#StartupStory: Small-batch plant milk made in the Cape

From the bright minds behind Mielie Mailer comes Oh Oat, a locally-produced oat milk brand with a sustainable approach to packaging...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 11 Feb 2021

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