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2020 has accelerated the importance of human touch in a contactless economy
2020 has accelerated the importance of human touch in a contactless economyArticle

The global Covid-19 pandemic has upended life as we know it and will most certainly have deep and lasting effects on society, business, governance and the economy at large...

Bronwyn Williams 25 Jun 2020

The Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown has accelerated 4IR [Part 2]
The Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown has accelerated 4IR [Part 2]Article

The world is in the middle of a global pandemic that has resulted in national lockdowns, and a hard reset of society towards the Fourth Industrial Revolution. 4IR is happening faster than ever before...

Alan Knott-Craig 3 Jun 2020

#LockdownLessons: Preparing for GetVen 2.0
#LockdownLessons: Preparing for GetVen 2.0Article

The team of GetVen have taken the time of nationwide lockdown to rebuild their platform and believes that they will be able to offer an additional source of income for the hospitality industry once venues are able to operate again...

Evan-Lee Courie 22 Apr 2020

How SA consumer behaviour is changing in the Covid-19 world
How SA consumer behaviour is changing in the Covid-19 worldArticle

It seems like the script for an apocalyptic movie, but none of us will even be venturing into cinemas - until much later in 2020, at least - as much of the world as we know it is in lockdown. Here's how the #lockdown is affecting brand and consumer behaviour alike within our borders...

Issued by Kantar 1 Apr 2020

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4 important steps for delivering an Industry 4.0 factory and supply chainArticle

In Africa, several developments are presenting opportunities for organisations that adopt Industry 4.0 technologies to capture significant market share and gain global relevance...

Baljeet Nagi 17 Feb 2020

4 trends that will disrupt the status quo of corporate travel
4 trends that will disrupt the status quo of corporate travelArticle

Oz Desai, General Manager Corporate Traveller, shares his views on how the next decade will challenge the status quo of corporate travel in South Africa...

Oz Desai 10 Feb 2020

Sharing isn't just caring - it's also impacting the property market
Sharing isn't just caring - it's also impacting the property marketArticle

The sharing economy and its cousin the caring economy already have deep cultural roots across South Africa...

Marcél du Toit 7 Feb 2020

#BizTrends2020: The collective economy, attributing a state of mind
#BizTrends2020: The collective economy, attributing a state of mindArticle

Collectively participating in open-source, collaborative thinking across industry, hierarchy, speciality, culture and most importantly competitors might seem like a risk, but one worth taking to create success in today's economy...

Paula Hulley 20 Dec 2019

A BCom to empower Africa's youth towards a brighter future
A BCom to empower Africa's youth towards a brighter futureArticle

AFDA has identified the possibilities of growing the AFDA School of Business Innovation & Technology...

Earle Holmes, Issued by AFDA 5 Dec 2019

Empowering Africa's youth to leapfrog towards a better future
Empowering Africa's youth to leapfrog towards a better futureArticle

The fourth industrial revolution is underway and it is shaping up some of the most significant opportunities and challenges of our lifetime...

Takreem El Tohamy 22 Nov 2019

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Social Media Landscape Briefings: Understanding the dynamics of Generation FluidArticle

Mike dos Santos, co-author and strategic director at Joe Public Shift, and Kalliebree Keynerd, head of social at Joe Public, presented at the recent Social Media Landscape Briefing on Generation Z, aka Generation Fluid, and elaborated on why marketers need to start focussing more on this demographic of the market...

Juanita Pienaar 4 Nov 2019

How blockchain is central to building a circular economy
How blockchain is central to building a circular economyArticle

Blockchain will play a pivotal role in completely transforming the recycling supply chain and making the circular economy a reality...

31 Oct 2019

#StartupStory: How SoloUnion SA's plugging the senior-level agency brain drain
#StartupStory: How SoloUnion SA's plugging the senior-level agency brain drainArticle

When former SA creative Matthew Bull started the SoloUnion talent collaborative in New York, he quickly realised this was just the model SA needed, so he recruited Rob McLennan and Gillian Rightford to lead this industry game-changer. Neither an agency nor a collection of freelancers in the strictest sense of the word, here's how their 'heads without the overheads' sharing economy creative solution works...

Leigh Andrews 4 Sep 2019

Why the short-term rental revolution is here to stay
Why the short-term rental revolution is here to stayArticle

It all started with the growth of the sharing economy, which has exploded over the past decade and disrupted many industries around the world, by allowing ordinary people the ability to monetise their goods and services and directly connecting them to consumers...

Auren Freitas dos Santos 3 Sep 2019

How user experience drives payment innovation
How user experience drives payment innovationArticle

The payments industry is facing considerable change largely because of factors such as digitalisation...

Chipo Mushwana 26 Aug 2019

How to secure the 'generation rent' workforce
How to secure the 'generation rent' workforceArticle

Skills shortages and an ageing workforce is a global business dilemma. To overcome this, businesses need to look to the younger generations to find and retain the best skills and talent for continued business success...

22 Aug 2019

Direct-to-consumer marketing enigma is not insurmountable
Direct-to-consumer marketing enigma is not insurmountableArticle

Direct-to-consumer (DTC) brands are threatening retailer market share with their unconventional business models and provocative brand ethos...

Anjali Lai 19 Aug 2019

Is your company's travel technology future-proof?
Is your company's travel technology future-proof?Article

Digital transformation and rapid innovation have seen companies completely rethink the way they conduct business these past few years...

18 Jul 2019

Tech innovators selected for SBC AfriTech accelerator
Tech innovators selected for SBC AfriTech acceleratorArticle

Startupbootcamp (SBC) AfriTech announced the 11 best tech startups (three of whom are from South Africa) selected to be the latest cohort in accelerator programme...

15 Jul 2019

SA must rewrite the rule book for future mobility
SA must rewrite the rule book for future mobilityArticle

South Africa must grow the next generation of data and AI scientists in the transport sector and rewrite the rule book for future mobility...

15 Jul 2019

Gullan captions this: “Wake up with the birds. Do the hard stuff first. Give your best. Go for regular walks.”
#BehindtheSelfie with... Desiree GullanArticle

This #CSIMonth, we go behind the selfie with Desiree Gullan, co-founder and executive creative director of G&G Digital...

Leigh Andrews 28 Jun 2019

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Africa hotel growth expected to remain positive despite economic uncertaintyArticle

Opportunities aplenty for business tourism in Africa according to PwC's ninth edition of the Hotels Outlook: 2019-2023, which includes information about hotel accommodation in South Africa, Nigeria, Mauritius, Kenya and Tanzania...

27 Jun 2019

The speakers at Kantar's Innovating for Growth workshop: Mark Molenaar, Ansie Lombaard, Adhil Patel, Bernd Grosserohde and Philip Collier.
Quick! Don't miss the business-boosting benefits of putting your customers firstArticle

There's no denying that the 'content is king' model has taken a more retail-related slate of late, in that the customer - particularly the customer experience - is fast becoming a top business priority. Read on for key insight's shared at Kantar's recent 'innovation for growth' workshop...

Leigh Andrews 24 Jun 2019

Bigger is not always better
Bigger is not always betterArticle

The mobile telecommunications industry is busy consolidating. However, in doing so, it runs the real risk of curtailing its ability to innovate...

Lux Maharaj 21 Jun 2019

The future of freight is moving into the digital fast lane
The future of freight is moving into the digital fast laneArticle

South African transport and logistics environment will see significant changes in an attempt to streamline efficiencies and lower costs...

15 Apr 2019

Matt Moberg, vice president, Franklin Equity Group
The rapid pace of innovation and disruption. What does it meant to investors?Article

We believe there is no greater force for driving growth and creating value in the economy than innovation. Start-ups, multinational corporations and companies of every size in-between trumpet their innovative products and services...

Matt Moberg 5 Apr 2019

#SeamlessSA: Physical retail needs to step up
#SeamlessSA: Physical retail needs to step upArticle

Traditional brick and mortar retailers still have a future despite the boom in online retail, but they have to be open to change...

Lauren Hartzenberg 18 Mar 2019

ASAQS awarded associate member status of Pacific Association of Quantity Surveyors
ASAQS awarded associate member status of Pacific Association of Quantity SurveyorsArticle

Chairman of the Pacific Association of Quantity Surveyors Francis Leung recently welcomed the Association of South African Quantity Surveyors as the body's first associate member...

1 Mar 2019

#StartupStory: How Pineapple grew in the AWS cloud
#StartupStory: How Pineapple grew in the AWS cloudArticle

Shifts in customer behaviour and market trends have altered the traditional insurance business model as we know it...

Evan-Lee Courie 13 Feb 2019

Brambles makes progress towards 2020 Sustainability Goals
Brambles makes progress towards 2020 Sustainability GoalsArticle

Brambles show ongoing improvements in making customers' supply chains more efficient, safer and sustainable...

30 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Is your organisation transformed enough to get customer experience (CX) right?
#BizTrends2019: Is your organisation transformed enough to get customer experience (CX) right?Article

If as an organisation you are not at least talking about the customer being at the centre of everything you do, you are seriously being left behind. The buzzword amongst business strategists now is Client Centricity...

Sibongile Vilakazi, Issued by Kantar 7 Jan 2019

Nardee Brims, COO, PropertyFox
#BizTrends2019: Residential property in 2019 - what to expectArticle

Political and economic uncertainty, combined with increasing petrol prices and rising household costs saw the property market slowdown dramatically throughout the first, second and third quarters of 2018...

Nardee Brims 7 Jan 2019

Pierre Durand, Momentum Consult chief operating officer
#BizTrends2019: Getting back to basicsArticle

The hype surrounding the next big thing in the financial services industry is taking attention away from what is truly of importance...

Pierre Durand 2 Jan 2019

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4 ways our cities can cut transport emissions in a hurry: avoid, shift, share and improveArticle

The UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change recently warned that global warming could reach 1.5? as early as 2030...

Hussein Dia 30 Nov 2018

#EntrepreneurMonth: RentMyRide owns the adventure
#EntrepreneurMonth: RentMyRide owns the adventureArticle

RentMyRide is empowering locals by giving them the tools for a low-touch small business and creating competition for conventional car rental companies...

Evan-Lee Courie 12 Nov 2018

Felix Antonysamy, business development manager, financial services at Wipro Limited
Partnering up: The only way forward for banks and fintechsArticle

Local fintech players are carving out a sizeable chunk of the financial space with mobile money, social lending, bitcoin wallets, mobile card acquiring...

Felix Antonysamy 31 Oct 2018

How 4IR will benefit South Africa (Part 2)
How 4IR will benefit South Africa (Part 2)Article

South Africa, Africa and the rest of the world is in the middle of the Fourth Industrial Revolution...

Alan Knott-Craig 19 Oct 2018

Co-living: How less space is housing's next big thing
Co-living: How less space is housing's next big thingArticle

Recently I spent some time abroad and while there I spent a fair amount of time in co-working spaces...

Jacques van Embden 16 Oct 2018

Brace your business for the festive shopping season
Brace your business for the festive shopping seasonArticle

2018 has been a year of great retail activity and by August we had reached a technical recession. A recession is two consecutive quarters of negative GDP growth...

Eben Esterhuizen 11 Oct 2018

Disruptive tech driving business - The travel tech case study
Disruptive tech driving business - The travel tech case studyArticle

The hotel and travel industry should look to provide unique experiential offerings to customers in their attempt to respond to technological disruptions threatening the sector...

Issued by Gordon Institute of Business Science 10 Sep 2018

Millennials make an about-turn on accommodation preferences
Millennials make an about-turn on accommodation preferencesArticle

Self-indulged, technology-crazed and keen on authentic sharing accommodation options. That's how the hospitality industry in South Africa has come to know and love the Millennial generation...

Sharmila Ragunanan 10 Sep 2018

Catching a flight could soon be as easy as ordering an Uber
Catching a flight could soon be as easy as ordering an UberArticle

Rising consumer demands will soon drive disruption of air travel, says Kirby Gordon, head of sales and distribution at FlySafair...

Kirby Gordon 27 Aug 2018

When working from home is not all it's cut out to be
When working from home is not all it's cut out to beArticle

A decent work address is priceless. Women are already at enough of a disadvantage in the workplace, so to be seen as a working mom, working from home, is going to make things tough...

Issued by GO Content Lab 16 Aug 2018

Nwabisa Mda from J. Walter Thompson in Cape Town.
You strike a woman, you strike a rock (Part 2)Article

This a continuation of Philippa Clayre's article where she interviewed three young black South African women on what Ma Sisulu's legacy means to the younger generation today...

Philippa Clayre 14 Aug 2018

Clothing rental could be the key to a stylishly sustainable fashion industry
Clothing rental could be the key to a stylishly sustainable fashion industryArticle

A staggering 235m items of unwanted clothing were forecast to be dumped in UK landfill in 2017, while the average American is estimated to bin 81lb (37kg) of used clothing annually...

Naomi Braithwaite 8 Aug 2018

Agri tech a new normal for sustainable farming in the Western Cape
Agri tech a new normal for sustainable farming in the Western CapeArticle

An 'agri renaissance' of higher yields, reduced costs and improved nutritional value of foods is possible for the Western Cape's R50bn agricultural economy if the farming sector, government and education institutions work together to harvest the benefits of the smart technologies emerging...

2 Jul 2018

How vacation ownership aligns with sustainable tourism
How vacation ownership aligns with sustainable tourismArticle

While vacation ownership, typically referred to as "timeshare", is not marketed as a vehicle for sustainable tourism, the industry aligns itself with many of the core principles of sustainability...

6 Jun 2018

Is Airbnb the antidote to overtourism?
Is Airbnb the antidote to overtourism?Article

Airbnb's Healthy Travel and Healthy Destinations report shows that its platform and community model helps fight mass tourism, promotes sustainable travel and is changing the economics of travel and tourism to the benefit of local families and communities...

31 May 2018

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