Following on the success of the 2017 FASA Convention, which saw 45 speakers in concurrent sessions sharing their challenges and successes, the FASA Convention 2018 will take place once again at the Kyalami Convention Centre on Thursday 28 June. (more…)
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Africa’s biggest event for exporters and importers of products from around the world is forecast to be its most successful in 25 years, following a surge in business confidence across Southern Africa. (more…)
“In recent years in-store digital signage has evolved at high-speed and further innovations and advancements will continue to fuel this technology evolution in the retail space,” says Andrew Ridl, CEO of One Digital Media (ODM), the largest supplier of Digital Signage networks in Africa. (more…)
Amid the current political optimism, entrepreneurs should be especially inspired by the continued commitment to SME support which emerged as a consistent theme in both the 2018 State of the Nation Address and the National Budget Speech. (more…)
Safer Internet Day was recently celebrated around the world, highlighting the need for consumers and small to medium enterprises (SMEs) to take the time to ensure that they are managing their cyber risks correctly. (more…)
South African retailers and manufacturers face a significant shift in how consumers behave over the next few years, as economic conditions tighten, consumer confidence falls and Internet shopping takes off. (more…)
The rate at which new trends appear and influence the way we live has become astounding. The last decade, with its countless technological advances, has signalled a move into the internet shop, a faster pace in most spheres of day-to-day life and the importance placed on providing more convenient, time-efficient solutions. (more…)
Every so-called entrepreneurship guru out there will tell you that you need to grow your business – and keep on growing it. In my experience, however, most businesses that grow without adequate preparation end up as a sad statistic. (more…)
At the beginning of every year, we are inundated by a barrage of content which loftily predicts the “trends” for the next 12-month period. But what causes a trend to emerge? (more…)
Customer service is one of the most important links in your business chain. However just having a customer service team and contact centre is no longer enough. Providing the best customer service will stand your business in good stead, keep you in your customers’ good books and improve their loyalty to you. (more…)