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SADC focused on establishing Europlaw Group Fund
SADC focused on establishing Europlaw Group FundArticle

Europlaw Group, operating predominately from the Republic of South Africa and the United Kingdom, decided to establish the SADC-focused Europlaw Group Fund...

Issued by Europlaw 21 hours ago

AlphaCode awards R2m to fintech startups
AlphaCode awards R2m to fintech startupsArticle

South Africa's best up and coming fintech startups sweated it out at a virtual demo day when they had just five minutes each to convince a panel of judges that they should be part of the second phase of the AlphaCode Incubate programme...

1 day ago

Artisanal miners work at a cobalt mine-pit in Tulwizembe, Katanga province, Democratic Republic of Congo, November 25, 2015. Picture taken November 25, 2015. Reuters/Kenny Katombe/File Photo
Cobalt, Congo and a mass artisanal mining experimentArticle

Cobalt epitomises the minerals conundrum at the heart of the green technology revolution....

Andy Home 1 day ago

5 reasons small businesses should be using online marketplaces
5 reasons small businesses should be using online marketplacesArticle

In the wake of the global Covid-19 crisis, it has never been more important for businesses to get access to qualified leads and generate sales, especially if they are to stay afloat. The Serv marketplace does just that...

Issued by 356 Oak Holdings 2 days ago

Understanding a digital marketing audit, step-by-step: part 3
Understanding a digital marketing audit, step-by-step: part 3Article

Many brands, digital or otherwise believe that digital marketing audits only comprise of a few key verticals, this is not the case, while these are included - they're not exclusively the focus of the audit...

Issued by UpBeet Digital 2 days ago

Apple faces lawsuit for allegedly overcharging 20 million customers
Apple faces lawsuit for allegedly overcharging 20 million customersArticle

Apple Inc is facing a class-action lawsuit over claims it overcharged nearly 20 million customers for App Store purchases...

3 days ago

Gibs-Corteva roundtable conversation: Humble hustlers - anecdotes from accomplished farmers
Gibs-Corteva roundtable conversation: Humble hustlers - anecdotes from accomplished farmersArticle

Corteva Agriscience is partnering with the Entrepreneurship Development Academy (EDA) at the Gordon Institute of Business School (Gibs) to host a roundtable event on 10 June 2021...

Issued by Gordon Institute of Business Science 11 May 2021

Dentsu Africa launches Consumer packaged goods like never before
Dentsu Africa launches Consumer packaged goods like never beforeArticle

The second edition in the Dentsu wisdom series titled Consumer packaged goods like never before has officially launched. The content in the latest report includes analysis from 19 experts...

Issued by Dentsu 7 May 2021

How manufacturers can unleash their digital marketplace superpower
How manufacturers can unleash their digital marketplace superpowerArticle

Digital marketplaces such as Amazon, Alibaba, click and collect models, and food delivery ecosystems have rapidly changed consumer behaviour, and increased the demand for convenience...

Haydn Townsend 3 May 2021

Will innovation bring the fizz back to SA's carbonated soft drinks industry?
Will innovation bring the fizz back to SA's carbonated soft drinks industry?Article

Insight Survey's latest South African Carbonated Soft Drinks Industry Landscape Report 2021 carefully uncovers the global and local carbonated soft drinks market (including the impact of Covid-19)...

Issued by Insight Survey 3 May 2021

#Newsmaker: Cassandra Wingrove heading up sales at Mickey Llew's Australian office
#Newsmaker: Cassandra Wingrove heading up sales at Mickey Llew's Australian officeArticle

Performance marketing and SEO agency Mickey Llew recently appointed Cassandra Wingrove to lead growth and development at its Australian office...

Jessica Tennant 30 Apr 2021

Afrikrea launches SaaS platform to simplify global selling for African merchants
Afrikrea launches SaaS platform to simplify global selling for African merchantsArticle

Afrikrea has partnered with DHL and Visa to launch Anka, a platform that provides African micro retailers and small businesses with e-commerce, payments and global shipping services...

30 Apr 2021

Media planning that interprets multiple studies to position brands
Media planning that interprets multiple studies to position brandsArticle

In this article, we scratch the surface of what this can mean for products and brands, by discovering some market realities in sample categories of beverages, banking as well as food and groceries...

Issued by Ebony+Ivory 28 Apr 2021

The potential for a digitised built environment sector
The potential for a digitised built environment sectorArticle

Before Covid-19 relegated most of society to the confines of their homes, the fourth industrial revolution (4IR) sought to bring digital transformation to the masses...

Mondli Cele 28 Apr 2021

NYF's Radio Awards appoints Jennie Caltaldo, Helen Shaw, Carole Zimmer to advisory board
NYF's Radio Awards appoints Jennie Caltaldo, Helen Shaw, Carole Zimmer to advisory boardArticle

xNew York Festivals Radio Awards has announced the appointment of award-winning global storytellers Jennie Caltaldo, Helen Shaw and Carole Zimmer to its Radio Awards Advisory Board...

22 Apr 2021

Rethinking retail: the 3 trends you need to know
Rethinking retail: the 3 trends you need to knowArticle

Centric Software's Marie McCarthy shares her thoughts on the three key tech strategies for retail success in 2021...

Issued by Centric Software 21 Apr 2021

E-commerce website options in South Africa
E-commerce website options in South AfricaArticle

We asked professional web developer Felix Norton and e-commerce expert Warrick Kernes for some tips! Here's how to build a successful South African e-commerce site...

Issued by xneelo 16 Apr 2021

Final call for entries: 2021 Old Mutual Trophy Wine and Spirits shows
Final call for entries: 2021 Old Mutual Trophy Wine and Spirits showsArticle

The wine and spirits industries are reminded to submit their respective entries for the 2021 Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show and Old Mutual Trophy Spirits Show by Friday, 23 April...

16 Apr 2021

Blockchain could play an important role in future agriculture and food security
Blockchain could play an important role in future agriculture and food securityArticle

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has further destabilized global food chains supplies. Technological innovations like blockchain can help address these challenges...

Abdul-Rahim Abdulai, Carling Bieg, Evan Fraser and Sarah Marquis 16 Apr 2021

#BehindtheBrandManager: Dr Andrew Golding of the Pam Golding Property group
#BehindtheBrandManager: Dr Andrew Golding of the Pam Golding Property groupArticle

Established in 1976 by the late property and real estate icon Pam Golding, the Pam Golding Property group has since achieved world-class status...

Sindy Peters 15 Apr 2021

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Consumers spent $900bn more at online retailers globally in 2020Article

Covid-19 accelerated e-commerce around the globe and forced retailers to shift to digital...

14 Apr 2021

New e-commerce platform makes it easier for business owners to buy the right tech solutions
New e-commerce platform makes it easier for business owners to buy the right tech solutionsArticle

SME South Africa has launched an e-commerce platform to help business owners purchase the tech tools and business solutions they need to grow their businesses...

Issued by 356 Oak Holdings 14 Apr 2021

The 5 habits of highly effective advertisers
The 5 habits of highly effective advertisersArticle

Kantar's Creative Effectiveness Awards reveals the world's most effective ads of 2020, and what makes them great...

Daren Poole, Issued by Kantar 14 Apr 2021

#StartupStory: BlueAvo to tackle inequality in the media industry
#StartupStory: BlueAvo to tackle inequality in the media industryArticle

South African startup BlueAvo has been shortlisted for the Royal Academy of Engineering (UK) Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation...

Evan-Lee Courie 12 Apr 2021

#BehindtheBrandManager: Tereza Correia of Yolk on rebranding Andersen in SA
#BehindtheBrandManager: Tereza Correia of Yolk on rebranding Andersen in SAArticle

For our #BehindtheBrandManager series this month, we chatted to legal marketing consultant, co-founder and strategic lead at Yolk, Tereza Correia, who currently manages the Andersen brand in South Africa...

Shan Radcliffe 8 Apr 2021

Takealot competitor Everyshop officially launches
Takealot competitor Everyshop officially launchesArticle

The marketplace has been described as a likely Takealot competitor, with an extensive product range spanning electronics and appliances, furniture, fashion, beauty, fitness, DIY...

6 Apr 2021

5 ways digital can help cut marketing costs (and increase sales) during Covid-19
5 ways digital can help cut marketing costs (and increase sales) during Covid-19Article

Marketing budgets are usually the first to face the chopping block, but knee-jerk reactions like this often sacrifice long-term growth for short-term gain...

Issued by Monetary Library 30 Mar 2021

Remitano makes money transfer between South Africa and other countries easier and faster with new 'cash-out' feature
Remitano makes money transfer between South Africa and other countries easier and faster with new 'cash-out' featureArticle

Due to the ever-increasing volume of money transfers across the globe, Remitano, a global escrow-marketplace, has just launched a smart, free, and safe approach for international money transfers...

Issued by Remitano 23 Mar 2021

Desperate job seekers turn to hacking forums for work opportunities
Desperate job seekers turn to hacking forums for work opportunitiesArticle

With unemployment rates rising worldwide due to the pandemic, more and more people are turning to the darknet for work...

23 Mar 2021

Developing these skills now for careers of the future
Developing these skills now for careers of the futureArticle

In a rapidly changing world of work, it is time to ensure schools are deliberately developing those skills which will be in high demand...

19 Mar 2021

#Newsmaker: Penny Verbe joins CreativeDrive as head of content UK & EMEA
#Newsmaker: Penny Verbe joins CreativeDrive as head of content UK & EMEAArticle

Part of Accenture Interactive, CreativeDrive, a global creative content production company, has appointed Penny Verbe as Head of Content for the UK and EMEA....

Evan-Lee Courie 19 Mar 2021

How online markets are helping local stores survive Covid-19
How online markets are helping local stores survive Covid-19Article

Thanks to platforms that link online consumption to local interests, the desire to buy local, a trend fuelled by the Covid-19 pandemic, is giving rise to a new phenomenon known as digital localism...

Myriam Ertz, Damien Hallegatte, Imen Latrous and Julien Bousquet 19 Mar 2021

New guard in real estate beginning to make their distinctive mark
New guard in real estate beginning to make their distinctive markArticle

Doing things differently, the new guard of real estate agents are beginning to make their distinctive mark on the industry, says Yael Geffen...

18 Mar 2021

SA's CEOs optimistic about global economic growth
SA's CEOs optimistic about global economic growthArticle

One year after Covid-19 was declared a pandemic, CEOs are voicing record levels of optimism in the global economic recovery, with 76% of global business leaders predicting that economic growth will improve in 2021...

17 Mar 2021

#StartupStory: Yakha, an online marketplace for the local built environment
#StartupStory: Yakha, an online marketplace for the local built environmentArticle

Fresh to the local startup scene is Yakha, a new digital marketplace for the African built environment which aims to simplify...

Sindy Peters 17 Mar 2021

#20Lessons20Years: Lesson 11: Developing a competitive mindset
#20Lessons20Years: Lesson 11: Developing a competitive mindsetArticle

I remember clearly the first day I realised someone hated me - not for my personality (or not that I know of), not for something I had done to them, but simply because I competed with them...

Allon Raiz 17 Mar 2021

New digital marketplace for African architecture launched
New digital marketplace for African architecture launchedArticle

Yakha African Architecture aims to become the largest online source for knowledge, collaboration and products for the African built environment...

9 Mar 2021

#EcommerceDay2021: Redefining retail - A future view of digital commerce in 2030
#EcommerceDay2021: Redefining retail - A future view of digital commerce in 2030Article

Kantar's Norman Reyneker says that as companies define their future-fit commercial strategies, they must challenge assumptions related to the evolving digital retail landscape...

Norman Reyneker, Issued by Kantar 5 Mar 2021

Real estate under the spotlight: Is sustainability becoming mainstream?
Real estate under the spotlight: Is sustainability becoming mainstream?Article

As the world grapples with the uncertainty surrounding the long-term implications of Covid-19, there is a measure of agreement on one thing...

4 Mar 2021

From mobile first to mobile forced: What SA marketers need to know
From mobile first to mobile forced: What SA marketers need to knowArticle

South Africans became 'mobile forced' during lockdown. As marketers, when planning our mobile marketing campaigns, we need to learn how to overcome the challenges, leverage the trends and take advantage of the opportunities...

Issued by Mobitainment 3 Mar 2021

Enterprises UP and Drone Safety and Legal (DSL) launch Africa's first specialised drone courses
Enterprises UP and Drone Safety and Legal (DSL) launch Africa's first specialised drone coursesArticle

Enterprises University of Pretoria (Pty) Ltd (Enterprises UP) has officially launched an exclusive partnership with Drone Safety and Legal (DSL) to provide specialised short courses in drone applications...

Issued by Enterprises University of Pretoria 2 Mar 2021

How SpaceMatch is simplifying retail rentals in SA
How SpaceMatch is simplifying retail rentals in SAArticle

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

Lauren Hartzenberg 1 Mar 2021

Clarifying the three-year rule for retirement benefits on emigration
Clarifying the three-year rule for retirement benefits on emigrationArticle

The announced changes to accessing retirement benefits (pension preservation funds, provident preservation funds and retirement annuity funds) on emigration is causing much confusion in the marketplace...

1 Mar 2021

Kim Reid
Takealot searches for group CEO as Kim Reid transitions rolesArticle

The search for a new group CEO is underway, and once this appointment is made Reid will step back from day-to-day operations to focus on initiatives that will deliver future value for the group...

1 Mar 2021

How B2B service marketplace, Serv, is helping SMEs with market access challenges
How B2B service marketplace, Serv, is helping SMEs with market access challengesArticle

Marketplaces are nothing new, however Serv, an exciting new online marketplace, is taking an innovative approach to the model by connecting qualified B2B service providers with entrepreneurs in need of key business services...

Issued by 356 Oak Holdings 26 Feb 2021

Inquiry into online market dominance: Takealot, UberEats in commission's crosshairs
Inquiry into online market dominance: Takealot, UberEats in commission's crosshairsArticle

The Competition Commission has announced it will be launching an inquiry into the competitiveness of online intermediation platforms...

26 Feb 2021

Adzooma and Cambridge University research how to maximise online ad spend
Adzooma and Cambridge University research how to maximise online ad spendArticle

Latest research finds that Facebook is the most cost-effective channel on average for SMBs, Microsoft is the most responsive channel for increasing ad spend, whilst Google maintains their place as the industry leader with their high reach and low-cost offering...

26 Feb 2021

Africa's energy sector - significant investment opportunity for financiers
Africa's energy sector - significant investment opportunity for financiersArticle

The number of people without access in sub-Saharan Africa has declined for the first time in absolute terms in recent years, with countries such as Ethiopia, Kenya and Rwanda pave the way for their African counterparts...

25 Feb 2021

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