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    Fashionscapes: A Living Wage highlights plight of garment workers

    The documentary combines the voices of garment workers with legal professionals who are working together to argue for the first EU legislation to ensure garment workers receive a living wage...

    28 Apr 2021

    Why it pays to link products to places - and how African countries can do it

    How geographical indications can provide economic and financial advantages to a product's place of origin...

    By Samuel Samiai Andrews 24 Feb 2021

    Restrictions in trade to contain Covid-19 have been devastating for Africa's urban poor

    Trade routes have been significantly disrupted this year in efforts to contain Covid-19. The effects of this are already showing: global growth is set to contract by 4.9%...

    By Astrid R.N. Haas and Victoria Delbridge 27 Oct 2020

    There's a complex history of skin lighteners in Africa and beyond

    Somali-American activists recently scored a victory against Amazon and against colourism, which is prejudice based on preference for people with lighter skin tones...

    By Lynn M. Thomas 25 May 2020

    #BizTrends2020: The future of retailing in sub-Saharan Africa

    Sub-Saharan Africa is home to 14% of the world's population and by 2030, the region's population will surpass that of China. The way consumers shop in the region is ever-changing...

    By Christele Chokossa 8 Jan 2020

    #BizTrends2020: Africa's double-edged consumer demand

    Africa's consumer landscape is fragmented and polarised, characterised by the double-edged demand of a diverse base of consumers...

    By Ailsa Wingfield 6 Jan 2020

    EFSA launches Africa's first e-commerce Trustmark

    The Ecommerce Forum South Africa has launched its Safe.Shop Trustmark. The EFSA provides the Trustmark badge to e-commerce platforms that have been confirmed as being compliant...

    24 Oct 2019

    Know your business inside out with a Biz Office

    New expectations of transparency and authenticity in business means things like organisational purpose, brand stories, how your company does things, what it believes in and what it stands for, can all play a part in how your company sees itself and how it is seen by others...

    Issued by Bizcommunity.com 2 Oct 2019

    3 steps towards 'glass boxing' your company with a Biz Press Office

    Since 2001, Bizcommunity anticipated the role of company culture as intellectual capital. Biz Press Offices are a "glass box" game changer, offering a window into 18 industry communities...

    Issued by Bizcommunity.com 23 Jul 2019

    How social media has become a breeding ground for counterfeit sales

    As much as people love social media, there is a dark side to it too - one involving counterfeit goods and billions of Rands of lost revenue for companies and governments the world over...

    7 Jun 2019

    Dedicated cannabis expo set for Cape Town in April

    The Cannabis Expo, a trade and consumer exhibition dedicated to the cannabis industry, is set be held at Sun Exhibits at GrandWest in Cape Town from 4 to 7 April...

    11 Mar 2019

    Liquor industry signs guidelines for good business practice for SA companies in Africa

    The liquor industry has signed the Guidelines for Good Business Practice for South African Companies Operating on the African Continent...

    1 Mar 2019

    Why the rise of digital commerce holds promise for Africa

    80 million young people will benefit from the rise of digital commerce in Africa by 2030, according to a new report released by the Mastercard Foundation in partnership with BFA...

    28 Feb 2019

    International push to improve food safety

    Greater international cooperation is needed to prevent unsafe food from causing ill health and hampering progress towards sustainable development...

    18 Feb 2019



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