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Jaco van Jaarsveldt, chief decision analytics officer, Experian Africa
The importance of alternative data in a tough lending environmentArticle

The devastating economic impact of Covid-19 has created a much tougher lending environment for credit providers that now need to go far beyond traditional criteria when assessing risk and modelling future losses on credit granted...

Jaco van Jaarsveldt 10 May 2021

All the 2021 Safta nominees
All the 2021 Safta nomineesArticle

The nominees for the 15th South African Film and Television Awards (Saftas) have just been announced.

29 Apr 2021

Give your data a workout: How digital analytics can predict the unpredictable
Give your data a workout: How digital analytics can predict the unpredictableArticle

Here's how to win in critical moments of truth and better predict the future by improving the clarity, transparency and excellence of your digital performance...

Kent Diepraam and Sagar Ramsinghani, Issued by Kantar 22 Apr 2021

Tina Fordham, partner, Avonhurst
Study: SA's post-Covid market risk raises red flagsArticle

A study to analyse global markets in the aftermath of Covid-19, shows that South Africa has raised red flags, along with the US, Brazil, Turkey, Russia, and Central and Southern Europe

25 Mar 2021

Why upskilling your supply chain is critical for sector growth
Why upskilling your supply chain is critical for sector growthArticle

"Supply chains and effective supply chain management don't just get goods from A to B. They have the power to save lives, to save the planet and to ensure brighter futures for individuals, organisations and communities."

11 Mar 2021

Lightstone shares 3 national house price scenarios for 2021
Lightstone shares 3 national house price scenarios for 2021Article

Residential property prices defied Covid-19 conventional wisdom in 2020, and house price inflation ended close to 3% at the end of the year, some 2.7% above Lightstone's forecast made at the beginning of 2020...

8 Mar 2021

Lightstone shares 3 house price scenarios for 2021Article

Residential property prices defied Covid-19 conventional wisdom in 2020, and house price inflation ended close to 3% at the end of the year, some 2.7% above Lightstone's forecast made at the beginning of 2020...

Issued by 8 Mar 2021

Covid-19 continues to impact business values
Covid-19 continues to impact business valuesArticle

Businesses will need to incorporate the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic into their financial forecasting in 2021...

8 Feb 2021

Award-winning brand, Digital Kungfu, launches innovative technology group, Black Swan Technology Holdings
Award-winning brand, Digital Kungfu, launches innovative technology group, Black Swan Technology HoldingsArticle

Through a new group of companies, Black Swan Technology Holdings will deliver a compelling economic future for technology businesses across the globe...

Issued by Digital Kungfu 5 Feb 2021

Digital Kungfu delivers a 24:1 return on investment for MC3 Cloud in English and French-speaking African regions
Digital Kungfu delivers a 24:1 return on investment for MC3 Cloud in English and French-speaking African regionsArticle

When you have an urgent campaign that needs to be deployed quickly, efficiently and effectively, there's only one partner to turn to: Digital Kungfu...

Issued by Digital Kungfu 18 Jan 2021

Bryan Turner, partner, Spear Capital
#BizTrends2021: 4 trends that will have a major impact on private equity in 2021Article

Amidst the general chaos of 2020, investors were hit hard. With economies around the world all but shutting down in March, activity ground to a halt...

Bryan Turner 13 Jan 2021

Everything must go with innovative new hardware sales platform
Everything must go with innovative new hardware sales platformArticle

Did you know that the average hardware distributor in South Africa carries between R50m and R100m in ageing stock because newer models are already in the market?...

Issued by Digital Kungfu 9 Dec 2020

When 'future' technology trends become today's reality
When 'future' technology trends become today's realityArticle

This year has been a tough year for many but looking ahead to 2021, the technology world promises a wide range of opportunities to adapt...

Nick Durrant, Issued by Bluegrass Digital 27 Nov 2020

3 lessons for budding business owners
3 lessons for budding business ownersArticle

With the right type of support, the Covid-19 pandemic may be a catalyst for entrepreneurship when we need it the most...

11 Nov 2020

Market leader AutoTrader breaks records again
Market leader AutoTrader breaks records againArticle

George Mienie, AutoTrader CEO, looks back at the company's most successful year to date, and provides meaning behind the numbers...

Issued by AutoTrader 20 Oct 2020

It would be a grave mistake to order your coffin too late
It would be a grave mistake to order your coffin too lateArticle

Because 2020 wasn't weird enough, South Africans are apparently now able to purchase coffins on Takealot...

Howard Feldman 9 Jul 2020

How normalcy bias led Boeing to crash into disaster
How normalcy bias led Boeing to crash into disasterArticle

Due to the grounding of its 737 Max airplane following two deadly crashes that killed 346 people, Boeing lost $5 billion in direct revenue by the summer of 2019...

Dr. Gleb Tsipursky 24 Jun 2020

#LockdownLessons: Manage your 'dough' with DoughGetters
#LockdownLessons: Manage your 'dough' with DoughGettersArticle

Murray Barnetson and Willem Haarhoff, founders of DoughGetters Accounting, share how the company is surviving the Covid-19 storm...

Evan-Lee Courie 8 Jun 2020

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

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

29 May 2020

Mark Havercroft
Hospitality industry bears the brunt of the black swan event that is Covid-19Article

The hospitality industry will arguably be economically the sector hardest hit by Covid-19 across the globe. Recovery is achievable and will be quicker than most expect, says Mark Havercroft, regional director for Africa for the International hotel group Minor Hotels...

Mark Havercroft 26 May 2020

4 ways to prepare your business for the new normal
4 ways to prepare your business for the new normalArticle

How many times have you heard "I can't wait for things to get back to normal" in the past few weeks?

Mohamed Majapa 25 May 2020

Do you believe in the Roaring Twenties brothers and sisters?
Do you believe in the Roaring Twenties brothers and sisters?Article

So, what happens afterwards? What happens after a catastrophe? How do you carry on and what role does creativity play in all this? I started thinking about all this after reading about the end of the First World War and Swine Flu. What happened after that? The roaring 20's. That has a nice ring to it...

Damon Stapleton 11 May 2020

E-commerce AC19: How Covid-19 is speeding up digital transformation in SA
E-commerce AC19: How Covid-19 is speeding up digital transformation in SAArticle

As a result of the lockdown, there has been an almost immediate shift from traditional methods of business and retail...

Michaela Gabriel 28 Apr 2020

#LockdownLessons: Virtual Actuary
#LockdownLessons: Virtual ActuaryArticle

#LockdownLessons explores the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on businesses...

Evan-Lee Courie 23 Apr 2020

Report reveals how South Africans feel about lockdown
Report reveals how South Africans feel about lockdownArticle

Right now, there are currently around 2.5 billion people around the world in some form of a Covid-19 lockdown, and millions more businesses are also shuttered and unable to trade or generate an income...

22 Apr 2020

#Covid-19 is a white swan - Ebony+Ivory proves this
#Covid-19 is a white swan - Ebony+Ivory proves thisArticle

Those businesses that are older in years are the ones that have worked through one or more white swan events. Ebony+Ivory is such an agency...

Issued by Ebony+Ivory 9 Apr 2020

The impact of Covid-19 on the mining sector
The impact of Covid-19 on the mining sectorArticle

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared the Covid-19 outbreak a pandemic, and even the most optimistic analysts expect a global recession...

Shabir Ahmed 8 Apr 2020

Online market research: Transitioning 'proactively' not reactively
Online market research: Transitioning 'proactively' not reactivelyArticle

In times of crisis, there are two paths to take: reactive or proactive. It is entirely understandable (and much more common) for businesses and individuals to take the reactive path...

Issued by Borderless Access 6 Apr 2020

For public transport to keep running, operators must find ways to outlast coronavirus
For public transport to keep running, operators must find ways to outlast coronavirusArticle

Many operators have lost almost all their fare revenue. Even those who operate on contract terms that reduce the impact of falling patronage must bear the costs of disinfection and other precautions...

Yale Z Wong 30 Mar 2020

Westworld knocks it out the park in season 3
Westworld knocks it out the park in season 3Article

Season three of Westworld is now out, with new episodes coming to us express from the US every Monday, at 10.30pm on M-Net and from 11.30 on Showmax...

Issued by MultiChoice Connected Video 27 Mar 2020

Paul Pryor, Aon global mining practice leader
Getting to grips with mining insurance ratesArticle

The South African mining industry is facing a unique set of challenges in the form of the cost and unreliability of electricity supply, disruption and destruction of equipment, an unstable regulatory and legal framework in addition the coronavirus black swan event...

Paul Pryor 20 Mar 2020

How can SMEs mitigate the impact of Covid-19?
How can SMEs mitigate the impact of Covid-19?Article

As SMEs are vital for keeping the lights on in South Africa, it is time for business owners to take note of the impact that Covid-19 can have on...

Erin Louw 18 Mar 2020

A mistake leaders make in preparing for the coronavirus pandemic
A mistake leaders make in preparing for the coronavirus pandemicArticle

According to the US Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Covid-19 coronavirus will definitely develop into a widespread pandemic...

Dr. Gleb Tsipursky 16 Mar 2020

Everything on Showmax in March
Everything on Showmax in MarchArticle

Everything is awesome on Showmax this March (Yes! The Lego Movie 2 is coming!)...

Issued by Showmax 11 Mar 2020

China in lockdown. EPA
Coronavirus does not look like a 'black swan' event - here are some reasons to be cautiously optimisticArticle

The alarm is sounding again. The Asia financial markets were reasonably calm about the new coronavirus until the news of the lockdown of the whole city of Wuhan in China on 23 January...

Zheng Wang 27 Jan 2020

#AskAfrikaAhaMoment: The brand loyalty shift explained
#AskAfrikaAhaMoment: The brand loyalty shift explainedArticle

At Ask Afrika's 'Aha moment' market research intelligence Cape Town Roadshow, MD Sarina de Beer combined insights from their latest Ask Afrika Icon Brands benchmark report to isolate the latest customer loyalty trends. Here's what your business needs to know...

Leigh Andrews 21 Nov 2019

Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative winners announced
Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative winners announcedArticle

The Jack Ma Foundation hosted its first annual Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative (ANPI) grand finale awarding $1 million in prize money to 10 entrepreneurs from across Africa...

18 Nov 2019

ANPI announces top 10 finalists
ANPI announces top 10 finalistsArticle

The Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative (ANPI) has identified the top 10 finalists for its grand finale event...

15 Oct 2019

Insurance: What you don't know can hurt you
Insurance: What you don't know can hurt youArticle

Is the insurance industry asking the right questions for protecting this unpredictable world? One thing's for sure - as the world gets stranger, insurance is more important than ever, says MiWayLife...

Issued by MiWayLife 21 Feb 2019

#Newsmaker: Kagiso Musi joins new agency Meta Media as MD
#Newsmaker: Kagiso Musi joins new agency Meta Media as MDArticle

Having recently completed her MBA, Kagiso Musi has been appointed managing director of newly formed media agency Meta Media, sister agency to The MediaShop, both housed within new holding company, Park Advertising...

Jessica Tennant 6 Feb 2019

Bio-punks and the democratic DIY design of the human body
Bio-punks and the democratic DIY design of the human bodyArticle

In August 2018 Kim Kardashian and Chrissy Teigen caused a social media frenzy when the posted pictures of themselves sporting what appeared to be body-modification "jewellery" implanted in their necks and torsos on their respective social media feeds...

Bronwyn Williams 14 Dec 2018

#ShopperInsights2019: Moving to frictionless commerce
#ShopperInsights2019: Moving to frictionless commerceArticle

Online retail is part of the much bigger picture of frictionless commerce where online is moving offline and offline to online. Driving this is time and convenience...

Danette Breitenbach 12 Nov 2018

90 wines get Five Star rating in 2019 Platter's by Diners Club South African Wine Guide
90 wines get Five Star rating in 2019 Platter's by Diners Club South African Wine GuideArticle

The 2019 Platter's by Diners Club South African Wine Guide was recently unveiled at the Table Bay Hotel in Cape Town...

6 Nov 2018

#ShopperInsights: Zero moment of truth - future of marketing
#ShopperInsights: Zero moment of truth - future of marketingArticle

There is a single moment where Google clearly showed the future of marketing. The 'Zero Moment of Truth' was introduced to us in the one and only Google presentation that I had the good fortune to attend...

Alistair Duff 19 Oct 2018

National Geographic taps Academy Award nominee Will Smith as host of One Strange Rock
National Geographic taps Academy Award nominee Will Smith as host of One Strange RockArticle

Actor Will Smith will be hosting National Geographic's new 10-episode global event series, One Strange Rock...

Issued by Fox Networks Group 15 Mar 2018

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Local property companies should use tough economic times to strengthen themselves for the futureArticle

Real estate firms are no strangers to cyclical disruption, especially the likes of which the local market is experiencing at the moment, but to prosper in the future, the industry must enhance their capabilities to manage new types of disruptions...

Lee-Anne Bac 27 Sep 2017

Global alcoholic drinks market declines for second year
Global alcoholic drinks market declines for second yearArticle

According to market research provider, Euromonitor International, the global alcoholic drinks market declined for the second year in a row, after years of growth...

11 May 2017

#OntheBigScreen: Deadly secrets and thrilling adventure
#OntheBigScreen: Deadly secrets and thrilling adventureArticle

A Cure For Wellness, Collide, Fences, The Great Wall and Russia's Bolshoi Ballet's Swan Lake release on the big screen this weekend.

Daniel Dercksen 16 Feb 2017

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Riskmap 2017: a year of acute uncertainty for businessArticle

The high levels of complexity and uncertainty attached to the key political and security issues for the year, mean that boards will need to undertake comprehensive reviews of risk management…

13 Feb 2017

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