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Five ways to make your holidays more sustainable
Five ways to make your holidays more sustainableArticle

Here's how to travel with purpose and be a more responsible tourist...

Brendan Paddison and Karla Boluk 5 hours ago

Local is lekker! East Coast Radio helps local businesses drive traffic to their stores
Local is lekker! East Coast Radio helps local businesses drive traffic to their storesArticle

KZN businesses get major traffic/sales boost with help from East Coast Radio...

Issued by East Coast Radio 5 hours ago

#DoBizZa: Local students start up Collars4Africa
#DoBizZa: Local students start up Collars4AfricaArticle

Every year, UCT's postgraduate management students who specialise in entrepreneurship are required to start a profitable business. Six students, who met through the course, founded Collars4Africa...

Evan-Lee Courie 2 days ago

#DoBizZa: Start your mixer journey with Barker & Quin
#DoBizZa: Start your mixer journey with Barker & QuinArticle

Inspiration can be found in unexpected places. For Hanneli van der Merwe, it came on a business trip to Europe in November 2015 where corporate entertaining led to a personal discovery of the tasty world of craft gin and designer tonics...

Evan-Lee Courie 14 Sep 2020

#DoBizZa: Turn your kids' artwork into a masterpiece with Kunz
#DoBizZa: Turn your kids' artwork into a masterpiece with KunzArticle

After losing her job as a graphic designer at an events company at the start of the nationwide lockdown, Nelia Kennedy decided it was time to launch Kunz...

Evan-Lee Courie 11 Sep 2020

#DoBizZA: Evalution Flooring, SA's first GreenTag-certified LVT flooring supplier
#DoBizZA: Evalution Flooring, SA's first GreenTag-certified LVT flooring supplierArticle

Eva Kaiser, founder of Evalution Flooring, is intent on paving the way for a sustainable decor industry in South Africa...

Sindy Peters 11 Sep 2020

#DoBizZa: Baskiti, a range of handwoven hanging baskets designed with purpose
#DoBizZa: Baskiti, a range of handwoven hanging baskets designed with purposeArticle

Inspired by her 14-month-old in lockdown, Jana Leonard launched Baskiti, a range of hanging storage baskets designed with purpose...

Evan-Lee Courie 11 Sep 2020

POPIA: it's not as scary as you think
POPIA: it's not as scary as you thinkArticle

Right now, there's a word that's keeping many South African business executives awake at night - and it's not just Covid-19...

Daniel Lotter 11 Sep 2020

Ogilvy becomes first agency brand to reach 1 million followers on LinkedIn
Ogilvy becomes first agency brand to reach 1 million followers on LinkedInArticle

Ogilvy has become the first agency brand to reach an impressive social media milestone: one million followers on LinkedIn...

Issued by Ogilvy South Africa 9 Sep 2020

UCT GSB's e-Track programme takes 9 local startups to the next level
UCT GSB's e-Track programme takes 9 local startups to the next levelArticle

Nine South African startups participating in the latest e-Track Venture Exploitation Programme (VEP) at the UCT Graduate School of Business (UCT GSB) Solution Space have made the cut to progress to the third round of the schools e-Track programme...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 8 Sep 2020

#DoBizZa: Get that natural glow from Lulu & Marula
#DoBizZa: Get that natural glow from Lulu & MarulaArticle

This September, Bizcommunity brings the spotlight on all things local by supporting and celebrating all things local...

Evan-Lee Courie 7 Sep 2020

#DoBizZA: Born in lockdown, 22Leather creates hand-crafted bags for all
#DoBizZA: Born in lockdown, 22Leather creates hand-crafted bags for allArticle

This September, we're putting the spotlight on all things local. So let's #DoBizZA and support and celebrate all things local...

Evan-Lee Courie 7 Sep 2020

Remote-work visas will shape the future of work, travel and citizenship
Remote-work visas will shape the future of work, travel and citizenshipArticle

Smaller countries have been competing for tourists for years. New remote work visas suggest they are now competing for citizens...

Dave Cook 7 Sep 2020

6 tips for first-time real estate agents
6 tips for first-time real estate agentsArticle

To help those who are new to the real estate industry, Dietmar Muller of RE/MAX Advance provides a few strategies that he used to become one of the fastest-growing success stories in his region...

4 Sep 2020

Visit Stellenbosch new initiative to stimulate town's tourism economy
Visit Stellenbosch new initiative to stimulate town's tourism economyArticle

To tackle the revival and recovery of the tourism sector in times of Covid-19, Stellenbosch is embarking on a range of initiatives aimed at supporting local business, driving demand and inspiring locals to experience and share their town...

3 Sep 2020

Kgaugelo Maphai launches Matrix Communication Group
Kgaugelo Maphai launches Matrix Communication GroupArticle

Former MD of The MediaShop (JHB), Kgaugelo Maphai has launched integrated marketing and communications holding company, Matrix Communication Group (Matrix Group)...

3 Sep 2020

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#TourismMonth: Western Cape receives WTTC global safety stampArticle

The Western Cape Government applied for the globally recognised stamp as a sign of its commitment to adhere to the WTTC's health and hygiene global standardised protocols and to further inspire confidence in the destination...

2 Sep 2020

VW's Lionesses Den winners announced
VW's Lionesses Den winners announcedArticle

Volkswagen South Africa in partnership with Lionesses of Africa announced the winners of the Volkswagen's Lionesses Den competition...

2 Sep 2020

Why supporting local is more important than you think
Why supporting local is more important than you thinkArticle

As South Africa battles the twin effects of illness and lockdown the time is ripe to consider carefully how and where South Africans spend their money...

Catherine Wijnberg 31 Aug 2020

Get ready to celebrate #SmallBizFriday
Get ready to celebrate #SmallBizFridayArticle

Small Business Friday was created nine years ago by the National Small Business Chamber in response to small business owners' most pressing need: getting more customers...

31 Aug 2020

Convert passive shoppers into active buyers
Convert passive shoppers into active buyersArticle

What underpins the conversion of passive to active? Digital location management leads to offline buying...

Issued by Location Bank 31 Aug 2020

Investing in digital infrastructure can make the difference to Africa's economic recovery
Investing in digital infrastructure can make the difference to Africa's economic recoveryArticle

Africa faces many challenges on its path to becoming a global economic competitor. The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on Africa's development can either be a massive barrier to advancement - or, the spark that lights the fire...

Amrote Abdella 27 Aug 2020

Lockdown-inspired digital innovations are here to stay
Lockdown-inspired digital innovations are here to stayArticle

The impact of the Covid-19 has been hard felt by businesses in the service industry. Local movements have been used to demonstrate the effect the nationwide lockdown has had on the various industries...

26 Aug 2020

New platform aims to boost buy-local efforts and business recovery
New platform aims to boost buy-local efforts and business recoveryArticle

South Africa is the first region to benefit from a new, white label mobile payment, customer loyalty and rewards programme, with the launch of UBU International...

Issued by UBU International 26 Aug 2020

Tetra Pak reacts to demand for sustainable packaging solutions
Tetra Pak reacts to demand for sustainable packaging solutionsArticle

Tetra Pak Southern Africa continues to adapt its value chain to support the circular economy and meet growing demand for sustainable packaging from retailers and food and beverage producers...

20 Aug 2020

Big data and its big potential in Africa
Big data and its big potential in AfricaArticle

Data, on its own, is quite inconsequential - a small moving part in a bigger operation. Only when it is made valuable and accessible can companies explore its true potential...

James Bayhack 19 Aug 2020

Builders expands to East Africa with first store in Kenya
Builders expands to East Africa with first store in KenyaArticle

Builders marks its entry into East Africa with the opening of its first physical store in Nairobi, Kenya and the launch of a dedicated Kenyan online retail platform.

18 Aug 2020

How can local banks harness fintech innovation in a global crisis?
How can local banks harness fintech innovation in a global crisis?Article

As local businesses of all sizes face the severe economic shock of the coronavirus pandemic, financial services providers are searching for ways to support businesses and consumers adequately at this time...

Leon Mwandiringa 13 Aug 2020

PnP Clothing's new collaborative partnership celebrates SA design
PnP Clothing's new collaborative partnership celebrates SA designArticle

Pick n Pay Clothing is launching limited ranges of exclusive collections in collaboration with promising young South African designers...

11 Aug 2020

New Durban drive-in, Parkflix to launch with 'Bad Boys For Life'
New Durban drive-in, Parkflix to launch with 'Bad Boys For Life'Article

Parkflix, which will host open-air movie screenings, will commence with a screening of Bad Boys For Life at Suncoast, Durban on 13 August 2020...

7 Aug 2020

From Madiba shirts to masks - keeping business alive during Covid-19
From Madiba shirts to masks - keeping business alive during Covid-19Article

Lontana Apparel has positioned itself as a key player both in business continuity and community enrichment during these trying times...

Issued by Lontana Apparel 5 Aug 2020

#StartupStory: Moms breathe life into Babalust
#StartupStory: Moms breathe life into BabalustArticle

As first time moms, co-founders Kim Grant and Nikki Banner experienced first-hand the overwhelming task of preparing their lives, and homes for the welcoming of a new-born baby...

Evan-Lee Courie 3 Aug 2020

The rise of e-commerce, m-commerce and personalisation
The rise of e-commerce, m-commerce and personalisationArticle

Online shopping is something South African consumers have had to become more familiar with recently...

James Bayhack 31 Jul 2020

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How to capitalise on the digital retail takeoverArticle

How has Covid-19 accelerated digital shopping and what does this mean for your business?

Tyrone Van Heerden 30 Jul 2020

Fortune favours the brave - especially in a crisis
Fortune favours the brave - especially in a crisisArticle

The current lockdown has shown that the smart use of digital marketing can set a company up for future sales success. What's more, savvy digital campaigns can help brands win big, even when trade is restricted...

Niamh NicLiam, Issued by Incubeta 28 Jul 2020

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SA agriculture sector 1Q20 recovery - where to from here?Article

Despite four consecutive quarters of contraction and ongoing challenges due to the global Covid-19 pandemic, South Africa's agriculture sector rebounded by 27.8% quarter-on-quarter...

Casey Delport 28 Jul 2020

Business Networking SA launched to help businesses
Business Networking SA launched to help businessesArticle

A virtual business networking community has been launched to offer local businesses hard hit by Covid-19 a much-needed resource to help keep trading.

24 Jul 2020

#BizUnity: How The Insider SA is expressing an appreciation of ubuntu
#BizUnity: How The Insider SA is expressing an appreciation of ubuntuArticle

Patience Stevens, producer of The Insider SA tells us how the show was conceived, how they managed to shoot during lockdown and the importance of it launching during the pandemic...

Juanita Pienaar 23 Jul 2020

What does 5G mean for South African businesses?
What does 5G mean for South African businesses?Article

5G will provide 100 times more bandwidth than 4G, which means more availability and far greater speeds. It has the potential to revolutionise the world for both consumers and business...

Vishal Barapatre 22 Jul 2020

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#IamSafe2Travel: Being a responsible traveller will safeguard our tourism industryArticle

Tourism needs us to visit and support local businesses. Let's activate our "local is lekker" vibe and do it by tapping into our rainbow nation stamina that has successfully seen us through so much before. But we must do it responsibly...

Di Brown 22 Jul 2020

Richard Neal, MD, Sovereign Trust
SA businesses look offshore to ease Covid-19 painArticle

The Covid-19 lockdown left a trail of devastation across entire industries - but it has also forced many South African businesses to look for new approaches and markets...

Richard Neal 21 Jul 2020

Toufik Khitous, business development manager for North Africa, Wärtsilä Energy Business
How Egypt banks on renewables to meet expected surge of energy demandArticle

To meet its soaring demand for energy, Egypt is turning to renewable sources. Its targets, if accomplished, will see it become a pioneer in the African energy landscape. But are the plans realistic?

Toufik Khitous 15 Jul 2020

Data shows 7 interesting shopping habits of South Africans during the lockdown
Data shows 7 interesting shopping habits of South Africans during the lockdownArticle

But exactly how have our shopping behaviours changed? Data shows interesting trends and demographics that may predict the South African shopping landscape for the future...

Issued by Hyperia s.r.o. 15 Jul 2020

Mandela Day in a time of social distancing: 5 ways to make a virtual difference
Mandela Day in a time of social distancing: 5 ways to make a virtual differenceArticle

Covid-19 put inequality in the spotlight. With millions of people without jobs and forced into poverty, the work of NGOs has never been more crucial...

Joanne van der Walt 13 Jul 2020

What is shaping culture? Eco South Africa
What is shaping culture? Eco South AfricaArticle

Brett Rogers explores the edges of culture and how things are changing, providing valuable insights for brands wanting to understand who and what is shaping culture...

Brett Rogers 6 Jul 2020

Ivan Botha and Donnalee Roberts on starting Mind Your Own Biz
Ivan Botha and Donnalee Roberts on starting Mind Your Own BizArticle

Ivan Botha and Donnalee Roberts chat to us about their new venture, Mind Your Own Biz, a live chat, showcasing local entrepreneurs on Instagram/IGTV...

Juanita Pienaar 3 Jul 2020

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Creativity loves a tight brief - how businesses are using trends to adjust their strategies to fit the new post-normalArticle

Creativity loves a tight brief - in times of crises we can choose to see our new tighter creative brief (that is social, economic and regulatory constraints) as a source of inspiration rather than confinement...

Bronwyn Williams 30 Jun 2020

The Matt Brown Show launches a 24/7 business support line
The Matt Brown Show launches a 24/7 business support lineArticle

Support line launched to help local businesses navigate their biggest challenges...

Issued by Digital Kungfu 30 Jun 2020

How Covid-19 accelerated one of the greatest workplace transformations of our time
How Covid-19 accelerated one of the greatest workplace transformations of our timeArticle

There's never been a more interesting time to be in human resources. This was true a few months ago, before Covid-19, when Sage released the Changing Face of HR research report...

Marvin Opperman 29 Jun 2020

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