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6 signs your business could use growth capital
6 signs your business could use growth capitalArticle

If your business growth has plateaued, or you've hit a wall with your business plan, then it may be time for you to change things up...

Dov Girnun 22 Apr 2021

Avondale Wine Estate diversifies offering to ensure sustainability
Avondale Wine Estate diversifies offering to ensure sustainabilityArticle

South Africa's wine industry has been one of the most heavily impacted by Covid-19 and the resultant restrictions, with an overall loss of more than R8bn in direct sales revenue, according to Vinpro...

20 Apr 2021

#BehindtheBrandManager: Sandra Fraga, chief sales and marketing officer at Syspro
#BehindtheBrandManager: Sandra Fraga, chief sales and marketing officer at SysproArticle

Sandra Fraga, chief sales and marketing officer at Syspro, unpacks the journey behind the software development company's rebrand...

Evan-Lee Courie 19 Apr 2021

Acquisition of Avroy Shlain brings beauty company back to SA
Acquisition of Avroy Shlain brings beauty company back to SAArticle

Trinitas Equity Partners, together with its partners, has acquired the South African beauty company, Avroy Shlain...

25 Mar 2021

Dentsu Africa launches the wisdom series: e-commerce like never before
Dentsu Africa launches the wisdom series: e-commerce like never beforeArticle

Harnessing the talent of African experts across owned markets, capturing their perspectives and vast category knowledge, accompanied by the voices and opinions of external authorities, clients, authors, and academics...

Issued by Dentsu 12 Mar 2021

The state of B2B sales in South Africa
The state of B2B sales in South AfricaArticle

How are South Africa's top performing businesses meeting their revenue targets during one of the toughest operating environments of the past decade?

18 Feb 2021

Vinpro takes legal action on alcohol ban
Vinpro takes legal action on alcohol banArticle

Vinpro MD Rico Basson says that due to the devastating impact that the third ban has had on the wine industry, Vinpro was left with no choice but to approach the Cape High Court...

1 Feb 2021

"To close, or not to close?" the question that plagues restaurant owners
"To close, or not to close?" the question that plagues restaurant ownersArticle

With the curfew still in place and increasing fear around the new strain and second wave of Covid-19 infections, many restaurants are struggling to operate at a profit...

Evan-Lee Courie 21 Jan 2021

Alcohol industry seeks deferment of excise duties until sales ban lifts
Alcohol industry seeks deferment of excise duties until sales ban liftsArticle

The South African government's decision to extend the alcohol ban has led the alcohol industry to apply for a deferment of the payment of excise tax payments until the ban is lifted...

12 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: The rise of D2C
#BizTrends2021: The rise of D2CArticle

The direct-to-consumer model allows deeper brand relationships and an omnichannel approach to deriving value...

Michael Smollan 5 Jan 2021

Crypto comes of age in 2020
Crypto comes of age in 2020Article

Despite volatile prices during 2020, cryptocurrency has withstood the Covid-19 stress test and emerged with new support from previous naysayers...

Marius Reitz 15 Dec 2020

PMG unleashes a new 'force' in retail sales and marketing solutions
PMG unleashes a new 'force' in retail sales and marketing solutionsArticle

Provantage Media Group has taken up a strong position in the field sales and marketing arena, thanks to the launch of a new division - Field Force...

Issued by Provantage Media Group 1 Dec 2020

Hit or miss: Instagram's Shop and Twitter's Fleets [social media analysis]
Hit or miss: Instagram's Shop and Twitter's Fleets [social media analysis]Article

With many mixed feelings towards these two new changes, Meltwater, the global leader in media intelligence, tracked and analysed social media data to unpack whether or not these two new features from the platforms are a hit or miss among its users...

Issued by Meltwater 27 Nov 2020

How email enabled NetFlorist to pivot and drive innovation during lockdown
How email enabled NetFlorist to pivot and drive innovation during lockdownArticle

A highly customised email campaign boosted visibility and online sales of new service despite a difficult economic environment...

Issued by Everlytic 17 Nov 2020

VinoVeritas app simplifies access to award-winning wine and brandy
VinoVeritas app simplifies access to award-winning wine and brandyArticle

The Veritas Gold and Double Gold medal-winning wines and brandies will now be available for easy ordering and home delivery thanks to a new, specially developed app for online wines sales...

5 Nov 2020

Level 1: Alcohol industry concerned about off-consumption restrictions
Level 1: Alcohol industry concerned about off-consumption restrictionsArticle

South Africa's alcohol industry welcomed last night's announcement by the government to place the entire country on Alert Level 1, but raised concerns about the continued restrictions for off-consumption sales...

17 Sep 2020

4 ways a website can help your small business weather the pandemic
4 ways a website can help your small business weather the pandemicArticle

The 2020 GoDaddy Global Entrepreneurship Survey found that entrepreneurs who had a website were less likely to close their businesses during Covid-19 lockdowns than those without one...

Selina Bieber 4 Sep 2020

East Coast Radio appoints Malani van Huyssteen as new commercial manager
East Coast Radio appoints Malani van Huyssteen as new commercial managerArticle

Malani van Huyssteen, who joins East Coast Radio as commercial manager, has worked in various roles in radio and her broadcast career spans over 23 years...

Issued by East Coast Radio 19 May 2020

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Upswing in apple demand supports better domestic pricesArticle

After a temporary slowdown in apple demand, there has been an excellent increase in demand for apples during the past two weeks...

15 May 2020

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Engen, Agri SA lend a helping hand to SA's farmersArticle

Engen has partnered with Agri SA to help drive contributions to their Drought Aid Fund, which ensures that farms remain in production and that jobs and food security are protected...

14 May 2020

Car dealerships should consider going digital
Car dealerships should consider going digitalArticle

To mitigate a likely slump in car sales during the coronavirus pandemic, automotive original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and car dealerships should consider online services...

2 Apr 2020

Curl Chemistry: A homegrown natural haircare brand by Liesl Katzen
Curl Chemistry: A homegrown natural haircare brand by Liesl KatzenArticle

Liesl Katzen struggled to find haircare products that adequately cared for her natural curly hair, so she decided to make her own...

Lauren Hartzenberg 20 Feb 2020

#BFGlobal500: Amazon breaks $200bn mark, still world's most valuable brand
#BFGlobal500: Amazon breaks $200bn mark, still world's most valuable brandArticle

Amazon makes history as the first brand in Brand Finance Global 500 ranking to exceed $200bn value mark and retains title of world's most valuable brand for the third consecutive year...

22 Jan 2020

Natura &Co's Avon acquisition gets the go-ahead
Natura &Co's Avon acquisition gets the go-aheadArticle

Brazilian cosmetics group Natura &Co has received all regulatory approvals required to complete its acquisition of Avon Products...

20 Dec 2019

The solopreneur has entered the mainstream
The solopreneur has entered the mainstreamArticle

It was predicted that by 2019, there would be 40 million independent workers in the US...

Colleen Mansour 31 Oct 2019

Is there a war between direct and online selling?
Is there a war between direct and online selling?Article

Sales managers in South Africa currently have to deal with two very important factors that have a significant impact on the sales environment...

Dr Marius Wait 10 Oct 2019

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Video, the new document: Where do you start?Article

A lot of people don't know where to begin with video in today's digital space...

Travis Bussiahn 1 Oct 2019

10 Tips for success
10 Tips for successArticle

If there is one thing you can be certain of in this life, you can be sure that change will remain a constant companion. While change is a constant, it shouldn't be feared...

Kemble Morgan 30 Sep 2019

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Technology is a liberating force for African womenArticle

Innovative projects tackle entrenched gender inequality in Africa...

Charles Onyango-Obbo 16 May 2019

5 things to know before entering the pharmaceutical market
5 things to know before entering the pharmaceutical marketArticle

The pharmaceutical sector is following suite with general retail and going through uncertain times. More consumers are shopping the basics with baskets of necessities only...

Eben Esterhuizen 15 May 2019

Why savvy instant messaging campaigns can drive global brand awareness
Why savvy instant messaging campaigns can drive global brand awarenessArticle

With the number of instant messaging app users worldwide expected to top 2.4 billion by 2021, there is no better time for brands to embrace using these platforms as a way to engage with customers. However, care must be taken in its adoption as the rules are still being made up as we go along...

Marco Broccardo 4 Feb 2019

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