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TOURISM

Cape Town Tourism wins top spot in international film awards
Cape Town Tourism wins top spot in international film awards

Cape Town Tourism's Love Cape Town, The Movie has been awarded the first prize in the "Tourism Destination - City" category at the International Tourism Film Festival, Africa Awards (ITTF Africa), while Cape Town Tourism's Welcome to Khayelitsha was awarded second prize.

2 days ago

RETAIL

#LockdownLessons: Offer customers value for money, says The Crazy Store's Kevin Lennett
#LockdownLessons: Offer customers value for money, says The Crazy Store's Kevin Lennett

As part of our #LockdownLessons series, Bizcommunity is reaching out to South Africa's top industry players to share their experience of the current Covid-19 crisis, how their organisations are navigating these unusual times, where the challenges and opportunities lie, and their industry outlook for the near future.

By Lauren Hartzenberg 3 days ago

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Covid-19 driving fundamental shifts in Africa's consumers
Covid-19 driving fundamental shifts in Africa's consumers

The Covid-19 pandemic has given rise to a new kind of African consumer who is already displaying fundamental shifts in consumption and purchase behaviour driven by factors such as heightened health awareness, a focus on quality and safety, a renewed desire to stay at home and a tight wallet squeeze.

27 May 2020

MARKETING & MEDIA

#LockdownLessons: Companies putting the grit in integrity
#LockdownLessons: Companies putting the grit in integrity

As part of our #LockdownLessons series, Bizcommunity is reaching out to its Press Office clients and South Africa's top industry players to share their experience of the current Covid-19 crisis, how their organisations are navigating these unusual times, where the challenges and opportunities lie, and their industry outlook for the near future.

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 26 May 2020

TOURISM

Mark Havercroft
Hospitality industry bears the brunt of the black swan event that is Covid-19

Black swan events are those rare and unexpected events, which other than the birth of its namesake invariably have severe consequences whenever they occur as the course of history tells. Crucially such events are followed by a period of reflection to both rationalise the consequences and to plan for the new normal that must follow.

By Mark Havercroft 26 May 2020

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Q&A: Mmusi Maimane talks 'One South Africa' digital platform
Q&A: Mmusi Maimane talks 'One South Africa' digital platform

Mmusi Maimane, the chief activist of 'One South Africa' Movement (OSA), recently launched its digital platform to connect and engage with South Africans through these unprecedented times.

By Evan-Lee Courie 21 May 2020

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How the Covid-19 crisis could remodel the luxury industry
How the Covid-19 crisis could remodel the luxury industry

The Covid-19 crisis has hit the luxury and fashion industry hard. According to a study conducted by the Boston Consulting Group, sales in these two sectors could drop by 25% to 30% compared to 2019.

By Isabelle Chaboud 20 May 2020

ICT

#StartupStory: Christopher, the future of AI in Africa
#StartupStory: Christopher, the future of AI in Africa

Tokologo 'The Commodore' Phetla, founder and managing director of Christopher Africa shares insights into the platform that offers brands the opportunity to tap into consumer micro-moments and conversations on social media, using Artificial Intelligence to deliver mass personalisation in real-time.

By Evan-Lee Courie 20 May 2020

RETAIL

Tertius Carstens named CEO for PepsiCo sub-Saharan Africa
Tertius Carstens named CEO for PepsiCo sub-Saharan Africa

Tertius Carstens, the current CEO of Pioneer Foods, has been appointed CEO of PepsiCo sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) with immediate effect.

19 May 2020

RETAIL

Mukuru Groceries enables people in SA to support Zimbabweans in need
Mukuru Groceries enables people in SA to support Zimbabweans in need

African remittance provider Mukuru has launched a grocery service that will give foreign national workers living in South Africa, as well as any South Africa-based customer, the ability to send groceries to families and communities in Zimbabwe.

18 May 2020

TOURISM

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Emirates resumes passenger flights to 9 destinations

Emirates has announced its plan to operate scheduled flight services from 21 May 2020 to nine destinations including London Heathrow Frankfurt, Paris, Milan, Madrid, Chicago, Toronto, Sydney and Melbourne.

15 May 2020

TOURISM

What will the hospitality industry face post-Covid?
What will the hospitality industry face post-Covid?

As South Africa begins the journey along the government's phased approach to fully lifting lockdown, many businesses are gearing up for resuming operations, at least partially. What does this mean for the hospitality industry and how will the tourism landscape change post-Covid-19?

5 May 2020

RETAIL

BrandZ Top 75 Most Valuable Global Retail Brands 2020
BrandZ Top 75 Most Valuable Global Retail Brands 2020

The latest report by WPP and Kantar, in conjunction with the World Retail Congress, the BrandZ™ Top 75 Most Valuable Global Retail Brands Ranking, drives home the retail sector's pivotal role in the global economy and provides an indication of the top-performing brands that are most likely to prevail in a post-corona market. Indeed, historical BrandZ data confirms that brands with the strongest brand equity recovered nine times faster following the financial crisis of 2008.

Issued by Kantar 4 May 2020

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