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LIFESTYLE

#OnTheBigScreen: Fatman and The Croods: A New Age
#OnTheBigScreen: Fatman and The Croods: A New Age

Films entering the South African box office, this week, include Fatman and The Croods: A New Age...

By Daniel Dercksen 20 hours ago

RETAIL

The case for supporting small businesses in your community
The case for supporting small businesses in your community

By supporting local businesses, we are in turn supporting the local economy and ensuring that significantly more money enters and stays within the community...

By Yael Geffen 21 hours ago

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

#StartupStory: Unlocking the power of business networking with Vault Share
#StartupStory: Unlocking the power of business networking with Vault Share

There's a new digitally savvy way to revolutionise one's business opportunities and has launched locally in the form of Vault Share - a social card and app in Africa that encourages authentic and meaningful interactions in any social or business setting...

By Evan-Lee Courie 2 days ago

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

#20Lessons20Years: Lesson 7: Lack of financial understanding
#20Lessons20Years: Lesson 7: Lack of financial understanding

Over the past 20 years, Raizcorp CEO Allon Raiz has learned many tough lessons and overcome many entrepreneurial challenges. He shares some of the most important lessons he has learned...

By Allon Raiz 2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

#IABInsightSeries: IAB SA 2021 predictions
#IABInsightSeries: IAB SA 2021 predictions

The IAB SA recently hosted its 22nd insight webinar on Zoom, featuring IAB SA members Jarred Cinman, Ann-Mari Höfinger, Noah Makholwa, Karyn Strybos and Melissa Kariuki...

By Jessica Tennant 2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Creativity. Let's remember there are never just two choices
Creativity. Let's remember there are never just two choices

Damon Stapleton thinks of entrenched positions and what creativity can do to find options and other answers. How do you break out of only two choices?

By Damon Stapleton 2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

#BehindtheMask: Lanre Adisa, founder and CCO at Noah's Ark
#BehindtheMask: Lanre Adisa, founder and CCO at Noah's Ark

This week, we go behind the mask with Lanre Adisa, founder and CCO at Noah's Ark, Lagos, Nigeria...

By Jessica Tennant 2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Victor Dlamini and Mike Stopforth launch 48H, a social media crisis consultancy
Victor Dlamini and Mike Stopforth launch 48H, a social media crisis consultancy

Two of South Africa's most admired communicators, Victor Dlamini and Mike Stopforth, have teamed up to create 48H, a social media crisis consultancy...

By Evan-Lee Courie 2 days ago

LIFESTYLE

Introducing Africa's first cannabis academy: Q&A with Cheeba Cannabis Academy co-founder Trenton Birch
Introducing Africa's first cannabis academy: Q&A with Cheeba Cannabis Academy co-founder Trenton Birch

One of the latest endeavours to emerge from South Africa's burgeoning cannabis industry is the launch of the Cheeba Cannabis Academy...

By Ruth Cooper 2 days ago

LIFESTYLE

Top 5 post-lockdown restaurants in Cape Town's Deep South
Top 5 post-lockdown restaurants in Cape Town's Deep South

Live entertainment, takeaways for eating on the premises and running 'specials' are current ways restaurateurs keep patrons keen during tough times. My top 5 post-lockdown restaurants in Cape Town's Deep South, include a Scarborough deli, a village-style pizzeria in Muizenberg and a culinarily-creative spot in Kalk Bay...

By Shellee-Kim Gold 3 days ago

LEGAL

Digital company acquisitions to face closer scrutiny by competition authorities
Digital company acquisitions to face closer scrutiny by competition authorities

The Competition Commissioner during the Commission's Annual Conference (in November 2020), noted that the Commission will take a "decisive and proactive stance to ensure the balance of economic forces favour a shift to facilitating entry and a more competitive digital economy"...

By Burton Phillips 3 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

#OrchidsandOnions: Bringing home the bacon
#OrchidsandOnions: Bringing home the bacon

Eskort ad: brand is clearly prepared to take a cheeky chance; Salome completely misses the mark with unbalanced portrayal of very sensitive subject....

By Brendan Seery 3 days ago

ICT

Boris Dzhingarov
How to protect your PC from operating system rootkits stealing your sensitive information

A rootkit is malicious hidden software that comes in many variations, one of them being operating system rootkits. They can target your phone, computer or laptop without you noticing it and create remote access to your device...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 3 days ago

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Yogavelli Nambiar, CEO at Allan Gray Orbis Foundation advocates for equality of entrepreneurship in SA
Yogavelli Nambiar, CEO at Allan Gray Orbis Foundation advocates for equality of entrepreneurship in SA

Yogavelli Nambiar, CEO at Allan Gray Orbis Foundation and Young Presidents' Organisation (YPO) member firmly believes that shaping an entrepreneurial mindset starts at school level...

By Evan-Lee Courie 3 days ago

ICT

Data management is at the heart of cloud security
Data management is at the heart of cloud security

More businesses are finally making the move to the cloud in the wake of accelerated digital transformation. While these businesses now benefit from enhanced agility and flexibility, cybercriminals have leapt into action to exploit any vulnerabilities that may exist...

By Johan Scheepers 1 Dec 2020

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

#20Lessons20 Years: Lesson 6: Overcoming the first abuse from a customer
#20Lessons20 Years: Lesson 6: Overcoming the first abuse from a customer

In the startup years, the adage "the customer is king" remains fresh and deliberate in your mind. You have probably convinced your customers (and yourself) that by using your company they will receive much better service than from the "big guys."...

By Allon Raiz 1 Dec 2020

MARKETING & MEDIA

Mark Tomlinson joins Hoorah Digital as chief innovation officer
Mark Tomlinson joins Hoorah Digital as chief innovation officer

Renowned in the industry as one of the foremost digital minds, Mark Tomlinson has become the latest addition to the top team at Hoorah Digital...

By Evan-Lee Courie 1 Dec 2020

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

How to beat the burnout
How to beat the burnout

Wellness is not a dirty word. It's also not a trend that's showing any signs of slowing down in the workplace, either. In fact, workplace wellness trends are evolving at a rate that's almost as rapid as technology...

By Chris Ogden 30 Nov 2020

RETAIL

Gap brand returns to SA with first store opening in Gauteng
Gap brand returns to SA with first store opening in Gauteng

A standalone Gap store opened at the Mall of Africa in Midrand on Thursday, 26 November, signalling the return of the American clothing and accessories brand to South Africa...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 30 Nov 2020

MARKETING & MEDIA

#EvolutionofWork: "I hope to see genuine inclusion in the digital advertising industry," Boomtown's Brenda Ulay
#EvolutionofWork: "I hope to see genuine inclusion in the digital advertising industry," Boomtown's Brenda Ulay

As part of our #EvolutionofWork content feature, Boomtown's all-female digital department shares what the future of work looks like from their point of view and how they're navigating the 'new normal' in the aftermath of Covid-19...

By Jessica Tennant 30 Nov 2020

LIFESTYLE

#OnTheBigScreen: Let Him Go and Jiu Jitsu
#OnTheBigScreen: Let Him Go and Jiu Jitsu

Film releases this week include Let Him Go and Jiu Jitsu...

By Daniel Dercksen 27 Nov 2020

ICT

When 'future' technology trends become today's reality
When 'future' technology trends become today's reality

This year has been a tough year for many but looking ahead to 2021, the technology world promises a wide range of opportunities to adapt...

By Nick Durrant, Issued by Bluegrass Digital 27 Nov 2020

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

#StartupStory: iTorho Technologies is making it easier to do formal business online
#StartupStory: iTorho Technologies is making it easier to do formal business online

iTorho Technologies is a free platform that enables entrepreneurs to list their offerings, manage bookings and client information, as well as receive payments was created with the mission of catalysing broader economic inclusion for SMMEs...

By Evan-Lee Courie 27 Nov 2020

MARKETING & MEDIA

Is digital marketing the answer to rebuilding your client base post Covid-19?
Is digital marketing the answer to rebuilding your client base post Covid-19?

Traditional advertising has been a long-time ally of marketing. When starting a business, your main goal is to gain exposure and build a customer base...

By Mkhuseli Vangile 27 Nov 2020

MARKETING & MEDIA

Your brand could be your competitive advantage
Your brand could be your competitive advantage

Everyone out there is struggling in the current economy. It also seems that we are all being called upon to adapt and do things differently to survive...

By Gary van Zyl 26 Nov 2020

HR & MANAGEMENT

Let's talk boundaries: When all work and no play leads to burn-out
Let's talk boundaries: When all work and no play leads to burn-out

Have you ever calculated how many of your 24hrs you are in "work-mode" - whether thinking, doing, or responding to a quick mail at a family braai...?

By Anja van Beek 26 Nov 2020

MARKETING & MEDIA

Agency Scope Insights: Trends on the path to new world agility
Agency Scope Insights: Trends on the path to new world agility

As preparations get underway for the fourth Agency Scope study to begin in May 2021, Johanna McDowell, Scopen partner and director for the UK and South Africa notes that some of the trends seen in the global research will be a barometer for the pressures, proficiencies and pandemic recovery in South Africa...

By Johanna McDowell 26 Nov 2020

LEGAL

Selling your business as a going concern
Selling your business as a going concern

Usually when a business is sold, it is a taxable supply that is subject to value added tax (VAT) at the standard rate of 15%. There is, however, a provision in the Value Added Tax Act 89 of 1991 (VAT Act), section 11(1)(e), which allows for the sale of a business at the rate of 0%, provided certain requirements are met...

By Graeme Palmer 25 Nov 2020

LIFESTYLE

5 reasons to stay at The Turbine Boutique Hotel & Spa in Knysna
5 reasons to stay at The Turbine Boutique Hotel & Spa in Knysna

From the unusual design to the picturesque location, there are many reasons to stay at the unique power-station-turned-boutique-hotel, The Turbine Hotel and Spa in Knysna...

By Ruth Cooper 25 Nov 2020

MARKETING & MEDIA

Advertising. Why do bad ads happen?
Advertising. Why do bad ads happen?

It was a question I should have been able to answer. I have been in the business a while and I have made a few ads. But maybe the simplicity or the clarity of the question blindsided me and left me saying nothing...

By Damon Stapleton 25 Nov 2020

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