We have to produce more food with less. This can only be done through innovation and technology in food production, but for many consumers and retailers, innovation and technology are misunderstood...
19 Oct 2017
Local manufacturers lost an average of $3 billion annually due to the preference of Nigerian government and consumers for foreign goods...
Olajide Fabamise 4 Oct 2017
Much of the work will focus on barley, used in malt production, which is a core ingredient in many a beer brewed worldwide. It is believed that the research will help mitigate potential risks within the supply chain...
14 Sep 2017
Nigeria and South Africa: Out of recession, but not yet out of trouble...?
13 Sep 2017
Prior investigation of potential markets in Africa is invaluable in preventing massive mistakes...
6 Sep 2017
The third annual JDA Consumer Survey reveals that about 54% of respondents prefer to shop in-store to other channels...
26 Jul 2017
The Wholesale and Retail Leadership Chair has released a research study on ‘Expansion of South African Retailer's Activities into Africa'...
10 Jul 2017
Climate change could wipe out more than half of Ethiopia's coffee production unless farmers move to higher ground, scientists warned. Climbing temperatures and dwindling rainfall have already degraded prime growing areas...
20 Jun 2017
In the South African retail and manufacturing sectors, promotions have become a popular tool to attain growth...
Lauren Hartzenberg 25 May 2017
How do you market to Africa's extremely aspirational middle class that is more than 100 million strong, with a combined monthly spending power of R1.3 trillion?
Louise Marsland 22 May 2017
New UK research indicates that consumers value human interaction in the customer services process, with 87% reporting they tend to stay more loyal and increase their business with companies that offer a real person to talk to at the right stage of their customer journey...
20 Mar 2017
In the United States, owning a restaurant is a proven business model because many people love to eat out, with a certain proportion of the general public even eating out more often than eating home-cooked meals - either because they dislike cooking or because they have demanding schedules and don't have the time or energy to cook much at home. Moreover, if your cuisine is exceptional, you will be able to ease up on paid marketing efforts after only a short while because your restaurant will attract a high volume of repeat business.
In the afternoon on day two of the Johannesburg version of Business of Design, Chris Weylandt, founder and CEO of Weylandts, the contemporary furniture and décor chain store, explained his tactics to competing or rather leading in the retail game.
Jessica Tennant 3 days ago
PARIS, France - The world's biggest brandy producer Hennessy on Wednesday opened a new plant in southwest France to try to satisfy the seemingly insatiable thirst for its liquor in the US and Asia.
19 Oct 2017
NEW YORK, US - It's the prize of a lifetime - a $5 billion investment creating 50,000 well-paid jobs that everyone wants, but only one US city will get.
19 Oct 2017
Chris Weylandt, founder and CEO of furniture and decor retailer Weylandts, forms part of the impressive line-up at this year's Business of Design conference held in Cape Town last week and Johannesburg this week.
Lauren Hartzenberg 18 Oct 2017