Jessica Tennant
SOUTH AFRICA
#BODJHB: Chris Weylandt on the basics of retail

Chris Weylandt
Chris Weylandt
[Jessica Tennant] 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...

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Lauren Hartzenberg
SOUTH AFRICA
#EntrepreneurMonth: Chris Weylandt on the business of contemporary home decor design

#EntrepreneurMonth: Chris Weylandt on the business of contemporary home decor design[Lauren Hartzenberg] 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...

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Lauren Hartzenberg
SOUTH AFRICA
#EntrepreneurMonth: A premium African surf brand with global appeal

#EntrepreneurMonth: A premium African surf brand with global appeal[Lauren Hartzenberg] Little over a year ago, three friends with thriving creative careers embarked on a mission to combine their love of Africa with their passion for surfing...

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Lauren Hartzenberg
SOUTH AFRICA
Aramex Global Shopper growth mirrors rise in cross-border e-commerce

Aramex Global Shopper growth mirrors rise in cross-border e-commerce[Lauren Hartzenberg] Cross-border e-commerce is on the rise. An estimated 1.4 million South Africans shopped internationally in 2016, spending an estimated R8.8 billion...

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Tom Jackson
NIGERIA
Nigeria's VoomNow starts exporting local produce

Nigeria's VoomNow starts exporting local produce[Tom Jackson] Nigerian assisted shopping startup VoomNow has started exporting local produce to the United States (US), making local food stuffs such as catfish, egusi and noodles available...

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Yoray Narainpersad
SOUTH AFRICA
10 SEO strategies to help boost your e-commerce sales

10 SEO strategies to help boost your e-commerce sales[Yoray Narainpersad] It's heading towards that time of the year when all e-commerce website owners tend to adjust their website in efforts to drive more traffic and increase sales...

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Lauren Hartzenberg
SOUTH AFRICA
#MyStoryMyStyle: Canal Walk shines a light on local, authentic brand heroes

#MyStoryMyStyle: Canal Walk shines a light on local, authentic brand heroes[Lauren Hartzenberg] Instead of being faced with a lineup of fashion models, shoppers will be spotting some of their favourite familiar faces on marketing material around Canal Walk...

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Lauren Hartzenberg
SOUTH AFRICA
#InnovationMonth: Meet the small business turning the biltong industry on its head

#InnovationMonth: Meet the small business turning the biltong industry on its head[Lauren Hartzenberg] Maxime Eon created BiltongBoard to link local lovers of biltong with the small producers whose quality products were going unnoticed...

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Victor de Kock
SOUTH AFRICA
Integrated payments - the new holy grail for retailers

Integrated payments - the new holy grail for retailers
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[Victor de Kock] Over the past 20 years, disruptive digital companies have upended consumers' expectations of the shopping and payments experience...

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Danette Breitenbach
SOUTH AFRICA
Experiences are the new black

Experiences are the new black[Danette Breitenbach] It is no longer chic to be chic and wealth is not displayed anymore. Consumers are no longer buying goods; instead they are spending on experiences...

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Danette Breitenbach
SOUTH AFRICA
Consumer spending leads economic recovery

Consumer spending leads economic recovery
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[Danette Breitenbach] The recent launch of the Mastercard SpendingPulse Report is a first for South Africa. The Report is an early indicator of consumer spending trends...

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Lauren Hartzenberg
SOUTH AFRICA
#InnovationMonth: The Joinery's journey to create a sustainable future for fashion

#InnovationMonth: The Joinery's journey to create a sustainable future for fashion[Lauren Hartzenberg] Cape Town-based ethical fashion and lifestyle brand, The Joinery, is trailblazing the local sustainable business scene...

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Lauren Hartzenberg
SOUTH AFRICA
#ClicksCurls: A celebration of natural haircare

#ClicksCurls: A celebration of natural haircare[Lauren Hartzenberg] There's a natural hair movement afoot that sees women choosing to ditch chemical straighteners and damaging styling tools...

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Garth Meier
SOUTH AFRICA
Big data divide: what traditional retailers can learn from e-commerce

Big data divide: what traditional retailers can learn from e-commerce[Garth Meier] The harsh reality is that local retailers are still very early on their journeys towards leveraging big data...

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Lauren Hartzenberg
SOUTH AFRICA
#SACSCCongress: Nigella Lawson on the role of food in storytelling

#SACSCCongress: Nigella Lawson on the role of food in storytelling[Lauren Hartzenberg] Internationally renowned food writer and TV cook Nigella Lawson has amassed a loyal following of food lovers charmed by her no-fuss approach to cooking...

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Lauren Hartzenberg
SOUTH AFRICA
#PricecheckAwards: Travelstart named E-commerce Service of the Year

#PricecheckAwards: Travelstart named E-commerce Service of the Year
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[Lauren Hartzenberg] Travelstart was the overall winner of the PriceCheck Tech & E-commerce Awards 2017, claiming the title of E-commerce Service of the Year...

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Lauren Hartzenberg
SOUTH AFRICA
#SACSCCongress: The artisanal food revolution and the modern retail space

#SACSCCongress: The artisanal food revolution and the modern retail space[Lauren Hartzenberg] Retail futurist Howard Saunders discusses some of the shifts in consumer mindset and retail brand innovation...

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Boris Dzhingarov
SOUTH AFRICA
How millennials are changing shopping patterns - Monetary Library

Boris Dzhingarov[Boris Dzhingarov] With millennials poised to become the most powerful demographic in terms of purchasing power, retailers need to understand how they interact differently with retail, technology, and the overall experience of shopping...

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Lauren Hartzenberg
SOUTH AFRICA
#FreshConnections: Maryla Masojada on the state of fresh produce retail in SA

#FreshConnections: Maryla Masojada on the state of fresh produce retail in SA[Lauren Hartzenberg] Maryla Masojada from Trade Intelligence discusses the trends affecting the produce supply chain and their impacts on the way companies do business...

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Lauren Hartzenberg
SOUTH AFRICA
Messe Frankfurt takes the reins of SA textile, footwear and apparel shows

Messe Frankfurt takes the reins of SA textile, footwear and apparel shows[Lauren Hartzenberg] Messe Frankfurt has acquired Africa's largest textile, footwear and apparel shows...

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