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Commodity giant Taleveras clinches term deal with Mont Belvieu LPG facility
Commodity giant Taleveras clinches term deal with Mont Belvieu LPG facilityArticle

Taleveras has become the first African independent gas trading company to secure a term deal with a Mont Belvieu-based LPG facility for the export of liquefied petroleum gas starting in the first quarter of 2021...

Issued by Volksstratege 30 minutes ago

NEDAs winner ZHAC Construction offers advice on business growth, embracing opportunities
NEDAs winner ZHAC Construction offers advice on business growth, embracing opportunitiesArticle

Maintenance and construction company ZHAC Construction was a recent winner in this year's National Enterprise Development Awards...

1 hour ago

2020 Cannabis Vexpo Africa kicks off, lineup revealed
2020 Cannabis Vexpo Africa kicks off, lineup revealedArticle

The 2020 Cannabis Vexpo Africa kicked on 26 November and will run until 28 November. Over 1,000 visitors were registered, live presentations and panel discussions were enthusiastically attended, and records were broken...

1 hour ago

R1.3m ploughed into environmentally friendly youth projects
R1.3m ploughed into environmentally friendly youth projectsArticle

Thirteen youth-led projects are set to benefit from the Driving Force for Change initiative, intended for projects that tackle issues of climate change, waste management and biodiversity loss...

2 hours ago

Magda Wierzycka, CEO, Sygnia Investments
Wierzycka hits out at large asset managers for foreign investment roadblockArticle

Large asset management firms protecting their turf are behind the abrupt suspension of the National Treasury circular allowing higher ratio of offshore investments for pension funds...

3 hours ago

Informal traders must be included in policy decisions, says alliance
Informal traders must be included in policy decisions, says allianceArticle

The South African Informal Traders Alliance has highlighted its acute unhappiness about being excluded from critical policy decisions, laws and planning...

18 hours ago

Alcohol industry sponsors R30m worth of medical supplies in Eastern Cape
Alcohol industry sponsors R30m worth of medical supplies in Eastern CapeArticle

The South African alcohol industry has stepped up its efforts to assist in curbing the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic in recently identified hot spots in the Eastern Cape province...

19 hours ago

Building a post-pandemic construction sector
Building a post-pandemic construction sectorArticle

It is widely accepted that the best way for the government to stimulate the economy, thus ensuring its quick recovery, is by developing and executing an infrastructure-led economic recovery plan...

Cyril Gamede 20 hours ago

Mr Price buys Durban-based value retailer Power Fashion
Mr Price buys Durban-based value retailer Power FashionArticle

Mr Price Group has concluded an agreement to acquire family-owned value retailer Power Fashion, which currently has 170 stores located across southern Africa...

20 hours ago

68% of SA consumers shopping more online since start of pandemic
68% of SA consumers shopping more online since start of pandemicArticle

As the global Covid-19 pandemic continues to spur e-commerce, a Mastercard study has revealed the rapid growth of online shopping, with 68% of South African consumers shopping more online...

23 hours ago

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?Article

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...

Mkhuseli Vangile 23 hours ago

Reserve Fund compliance now urgent for ST schemes
Reserve Fund compliance now urgent for ST schemesArticle

Sectional title schemes that are not yet compliant with the reserve fund provisions of the Community Housing Schemes Ombud Services (CSOS) Act should rectify that position as soon as possible...

Andrew Schaefer 23 hours ago

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

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...

Gary van Zyl 1 day ago

First Black Friday and festive season since Covid-19 - what can we expect?
First Black Friday and festive season since Covid-19 - what can we expect?Article

As millions of people in South Africa brace themselves for the Black Friday shopping bonanza, the Covid-19 pandemic has meant that a lot more people will choose to look for their deals online...

Yaron Assabi 1 day ago

SA invests R10.7bn in corporate social investment during 2020
SA invests R10.7bn in corporate social investment during 2020Article

According to CSI consultancy Trialogue, South African companies spent an estimated R10.7bn on corporate social investment (CSI) in the 2020 financial year...

1 day ago

Has Covid-19 exposed a lack of customer experience in local businesses?
Has Covid-19 exposed a lack of customer experience in local businesses?Article

Marketing guru, Philip Kotler, said that the customer is king, but has this been the case during the Covid-19 pandemic?

1 day ago

5 things SA businesses need to consider before migrating to the cloud
5 things SA businesses need to consider before migrating to the cloudArticle

South African customers say that Covid-19 has elevated their expectation of businesses' digital capabilities. In other words, businesses need to be digital, and to be digital they need cloud, but embracing cloud computing and making the most of it are two different things...

Matt Surkont 1 day ago

Old Mutual Trophy Spirits Show winners for 2020
Old Mutual Trophy Spirits Show winners for 2020Article

South Africa secured the lion's share of the gold medals and trophies across most major classes in second annual Old Mutual Trophy Spirits Show...

1 day ago

3 tips for balancing personal information while maintaining that personalised marketing edge
3 tips for balancing personal information while maintaining that personalised marketing edgeArticle

What happens when the age of big data collides with the age of personal information protection? With just over six months left for organisations to prepare for compliance with the Protection of Personal Information Act (PoPIA), this trajectory need not change. Instead it can merge, as long as marketers embrace their role in protecting their customers' voices...

Francois Kriel, Issued by Kriel & Co 1 day ago

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Buy local this festive season, for the sake of SA's economyArticle

People who loosen their purse strings during the upcoming holiday season and buy local instead of imported products could help improve South Africa's economic outlook...

1 day ago

Canal Walk pilots click and collect pickup point
Canal Walk pilots click and collect pickup pointArticle

Canal Walk Shopping Centre has boosted its customer services with a new click and collect pickup point powered by Pargo...

1 day ago

Cabinet approves measures to address threatened biodiversity
Cabinet approves measures to address threatened biodiversityArticle

Cabinet has approved the updated National Protected Areas Expansion Strategy and the revised National Biodiversity Framework in an effort to assist in addressing threats to biodiversity...

1 day ago

Why customer experience is critical during the online retail transition
Why customer experience is critical during the online retail transitionArticle

Covid-19 has fuelled development in the e-commerce space, but there is a downside to this sudden shift...

Meghan Taylor 1 day ago

#IABInsightSeries: The morning after
#IABInsightSeries: The morning afterArticle

Jarred Cinman, CEO of VMLY&R South Africa and ACA Board member, who is going to be speaking at tomorrow's IAB Insight event, talks us through three things he believes the pandemic has changed...

Jarred Cinman 1 day ago

How the BIBC helped small construction businesses stay afloat, survive Covid-19
How the BIBC helped small construction businesses stay afloat, survive Covid-19Article

According to a survey by Statistics South Africa released earlier this year, 14% of construction companies permanently shut their doors in South Africa due to the lockdown...

1 day ago

Green Monday: the next retail shopping event to plan for
Green Monday: the next retail shopping event to plan forArticle

Black Friday, Cyber Monday and now Green Monday. Retailers would be forgiven for becoming a little breathless with all the shopping events that fall just weeks before the traditional rush of the festive season...

2 days ago

Hyundai, Ineos sign MoU to accelerate global hydrogen economy
Hyundai, Ineos sign MoU to accelerate global hydrogen economyArticle

Hyundai Motor Company and Ineos recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to explore new opportunities that will accelerate the global hydrogen economy...

2 days ago

SANParks offers Black Friday 40% discount on online reservations
SANParks offers Black Friday 40% discount on online reservationsArticle

The South African National Parks (SANParks) is offering a special discount as part of Black Friday on 27 November 2020. As part of the promotion, SANParks is offering a 40% discount for new reservations made via the online booking platform.

2 days ago

#BehindtheMask: Iain S. Thomas, independent creative director and author
#BehindtheMask: Iain S. Thomas, independent creative director and authorArticle

This week, we go behind the mask with independent creative director and author Iain S. Thomas...

Jessica Tennant 2 days ago

Commercial real estate and the endless quest for yield
Commercial real estate and the endless quest for yieldArticle

Returns (or yields) determine the value of a commercial property, with the general rule of thumb being the lower the price of purchase in relation to the rental, the higher the yield...

John Jack 2 days ago

Builders inches into shopping malls with Cresta store opening
Builders inches into shopping malls with Cresta store openingArticle

The new Builders store set to open at Cresta Shopping Centre in Johannesburg on 26 November will be the first branch located inside a super-regional mall...

2 days ago

SA missed its opportunity during lockdown to turn the tide on GBV pandemic
SA missed its opportunity during lockdown to turn the tide on GBV pandemicArticle

While President Cyril Ramaphosa has described violence against women and girls as the second pandemic, with Covid-19 being the first, civil society leaders say they respectfully disagree...

2 days ago

How not to be scammed online this Black Friday
How not to be scammed online this Black FridayArticle

Looking to make the most of Black Friday? Well, cybercriminals are eagerly anticipating the day too. Here's what buyers and businesses can do to avoid being scammed...

Maeson Maherry 2 days ago

Could influencers be the answer to John Lewis ads?
Could influencers be the answer to John Lewis ads?Article

With just a few weeks until Christmas, it's time to cosy up and watch the most anticipated advert of each and every year. The John Lewis and Partners Christmas ad has marked the start of the festive period for many years...

Amelia Neate 2 days ago

Continental report ranks how friendly African governments are towards girls
Continental report ranks how friendly African governments are towards girlsArticle

While the African Union's legal and policy framework does refer - patchily - to the rights, interests and plight of girls; continental bodies and national governments can and should do more...

Rongedzayi Fambasayi 2 days ago

Why real-time, always-on consumer data is a necessity
Why real-time, always-on consumer data is a necessityArticle

We explore the benefits of having access to a continuous flow of consumer data in a changed world...

Jenni Pennacchini, Issued by KLA 2 days ago

Showcasing the best in creativity across Africa and the Middle East
Showcasing the best in creativity across Africa and the Middle EastArticle

The 42nd Loeries Awards has awarded the best in brand communications across Africa and the Middle East. A total 264 Loeries were awarded across 16 categories...

Issued by Loeries 2 days ago

Historical trends and 2020 predictions for Black Friday in SA
Historical trends and 2020 predictions for Black Friday in SAArticle

Lightstone reviewed the traffic patterns of Black Friday over the last two years to try and predict what might happen on 27 November of this year...

2 days ago

Rachel Irvine shares the highs and lows as Irvine Partners celebrates its 10th birthday
Rachel Irvine shares the highs and lows as Irvine Partners celebrates its 10th birthdayArticle

At a time when many PR agencies have retrenched, or worse, closed, Cape Town-based Irvine Partners is celebrating its 10th birthday...

Evan-Lee Courie 2 days ago

SA rental market records new lows in Q3 2020 - PayProp Rental Index
SA rental market records new lows in Q3 2020 - PayProp Rental IndexArticle

According to the PayProp Rental Index for Q3 2020, rental growth has plummeted for two consecutive quarters, with Q2 and Q3 following the same general downward trend seen over the course of the previous year...

2 days ago

The ethics of AI and Black Friday
The ethics of AI and Black FridayArticle

With Black Friday moving online this year, it's vital that companies introducing AI to their business remain fair, accountable and transparent...

Dries Cronje 2 days ago

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

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...

Ruth Cooper 2 days ago

OneDayOnly launches ODOmeter to assess online consumer behaviour
OneDayOnly launches ODOmeter to assess online consumer behaviourArticle

The ODOmeter will be conducted on a quarterly basis to assess the shifts and changes in the rapidly evolving e-commerce sector...

2 days ago

Hypermobility 2020: Vehicle dealerships still have important role to play in mobility environment
Hypermobility 2020: Vehicle dealerships still have important role to play in mobility environmentArticle

Vehicle dealerships will still have important roles to play in the rapidly changing global mobility environment. This is the conclusion of a panel discussion at the recent Hypermobility 2020 virtual conference...

2 days ago

Credit: Roadnae Productions via Pexels
Heightened customer service expectations this Black FridayArticle

Customers will assume a very different Black Friday experience on 27 November given the Covid-19 pandemic, and their service expectations will be higher...

2 days ago

Several contributing factors set to potentially see property market through these tough times
Several contributing factors set to potentially see property market through these tough timesArticle

After last month's bleak Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement by finance minister Tito Mboweni, South Africans are settling in for a long and uncertain road to economic recovery...

Tony Clarke 2 days ago

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