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

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

Evan-Lee CourieBy Evan-Lee Courie 7 Sep 2020

#BehindtheMask with... Mpho Vackier, creative director and owner of TheUrbanative
#BehindtheMask with... Mpho Vackier, creative director and owner of TheUrbanative

This week, we go behind the selfie with engineer turned furniture designer Mpho Vackier, who started TheUrbanative, an award-winning contemporary African furniture and product design company based in South Africa...

Jessica TennantBy Jessica Tennant 29 Jul 2020

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Made in... purpose

Arisha Saroop, managing director of The MediaShop Durban shares a few examples of global and South African brands that have reinvented to be more purpose led...

Arisha SaroopBy Arisha Saroop 28 Jul 2020

#StartupStory: Haute Afrika embodies sophistication and elegance
#StartupStory: Haute Afrika embodies sophistication and elegance

Ten-year-old Gracia spent hours watching her seamstress grandmother make clothes. As she grew older, she became concerned about how people didn't like to wear African print designs...

Evan-Lee CourieBy Evan-Lee Courie 1 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: NOWNOW - Your People, Your Fashion
#LockdownLessons: NOWNOW - Your People, Your Fashion

#LockdownLessons: Eohan Lakey, founder of NOWNOW, a marketplace for local fashion designers and brands, shares his experiences during the Covid-19 pandemic...

Evan-Lee CourieBy Evan-Lee Courie 20 Apr 2020

#DI2020: Pioneering bio-design in the textile dyeing and fashion industry
#DI2020: Pioneering bio-design in the textile dyeing and fashion industry

Founder and CEO of Faber Futures, and Index Award winner, Natsai Audrey Chieza took to the stage on day three of Design Indaba...

Angie WhiteBy Angie White 2 Mar 2020

#StartupStory: NOWNOW becomes reality for young entrepreneur
#StartupStory: NOWNOW becomes reality for young entrepreneur

Imagine this...you're 16 years old, you're in Grade 10 and you're sitting in a classroom and all of a sudden an idea comes to mind...

Evan-Lee CourieBy Evan-Lee Courie 18 Feb 2020

#BizTrends2020: Faster and smarter - 8 retail trends for 2020
#BizTrends2020: Faster and smarter - 8 retail trends for 2020

For the retail sector as a whole - and for physical stores in particular - 2020 will be a year of reinvention...

Dov GirnunBy Dov Girnun 21 Jan 2020

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Google Search will now show you shoppable results for clothes in one place

Google on Wednesday revealed a new feature on Search that gives users a simpler way to shop for fashion items on mobile...

Shereesa MoodleyBy Shereesa Moodley 17 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Using e-commerce tools to build disruptive consumer brands
#BizTrends2020: Using e-commerce tools to build disruptive consumer brands

Many disruptive consumer brands eventually expand into retailers in order to reach broader scale, and fast-moving retailers can accelerate this process...

Paul CookBy Paul Cook 16 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Fashion won't be sustainable until consumers are educated
#BizTrends2020: Fashion won't be sustainable until consumers are educated

If you're wondering if sustainable fashion really does exist in South Africa, the answer is yes, but only on a small scale...

Emma LongdenBy Emma Longden 15 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Bright future for luxury brands in Africa
#BizTrends2020: Bright future for luxury brands in Africa

With strong economic growth, increased affluence and a growing population that is forecast to double by 2050, the continent holds strong potential for luxury brands...

Alain Dos SantosBy Alain Dos Santos 10 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Retail and Gen Z in 2020 - who they are and what they want
#BizTrends2020: Retail and Gen Z in 2020 - who they are and what they want

Although this generation has less spending power than Millennials, it is estimated that 40% of consumer spending will be attributed to Generation Z consumers in 2020...

Semona PillayBy Semona Pillay 9 Jan 2020

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

Christele ChokossaBy Christele Chokossa 8 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Africa's double-edged consumer demand
#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...

Ailsa WingfieldBy Ailsa Wingfield 6 Jan 2020

Designer Natsai Audrey Chieza founder and director of Faber Futures. Image supplied.
#DesignIndaba2020: Natsai Audrey Chieza promoting sustainability and eliminating waste in fashion

Designer Natsai Audrey Chieza founder and director of multidisciplinary agency Faber Futures will be speaking at the 2020 Design Indaba Conference...

Juanita PienaarBy Juanita Pienaar 2 Jan 2020

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