Supply Chain Support for Small Businesses

SAPICS (The Professional Body for Supply Chain Management in Southern Africa) has reinforced its commitment to the development of Small, Medium and Micro Enterprises (SMMEs) with a training and support programme geared towards boosting SMMEs by building their skills in the important area of supply chain management. When…

What saying NO to the Vaccine Could Mean

With fake news, the anti-vaccine movement, confusing dialogues in the media and religious reasons, some people are opting out of the vaccine and potentially, could be opting out of their jobs. According to Nicol Myburgh, Head: HCM Business Unit at CRS Technologies, labour legislation specifies that employers are…

Miele’s PowerDisk for the Most Powerful Cleaning Results

Miele’s Generation 7000 range of dishwashers are all self-dosing appliances – designed to automatically dispense the exact amount of detergent for every cycle, thereby ensuring optimum efficiency and cleaning performance. Miele’s Liam Gawne offers some insight into this incredibly effective new technology. 05 March 2021, Johannesburg: Miele is…

Margaret Hirsch – Taking the Best from the Worst

The year 2020 will undoubtedly go down in history as a year with extreme, some would say insurmountable, challenges. Margaret Hirsch, Executive Director of the Hirsch’s group, award winning business woman and a champion of women’s empowerment and entrepreneurship found a way to take the best out of…

Online Merchants: Check Your T&Cs Before they Bite

Terms and conditions DO apply – tales of an online store builder. By Dr Howard Rybko, CDO at Syncrony Digital In my experience, terms and conditions (T&Cs) are one of the last ‘to-do’s’ in the rush before a new online store goes live. Many online merchants think T&C’s…

Re-Engage Before it’s too Late

Fatigue and disconnect impacting work lives. The world has not yet left the COVID-19 pandemic behind and so remote working, disconnected workplaces, masks and distancing remain a constant for the foreseeable future. This means that your employees run the risk of suffering from work from home (WFH) fatigue…

Business gets Behind “Made in Africa” and Buy Africa for Africa

With the Covid-19 pandemic pushing African nations to develop local solutions to the continent’s challenges, the time has come to rally around the Pan African agenda; to collaborate and leverage the unique and diverse skills and resources of each region in Africa to drive growth and prosperity across…

Hirsch’s 42 Years On

Hirsch’s is today the largest independently owned appliance and electronics retail company in Southern Africa. This month marks their 42nd year in business and unlike other retail outlets that experienced significant losses during the pandemic, Hirsch’s achieved well over their budget. Founder Allan Hirsch said that when they…

Bosch Shows the way to Ultimate Smart Home

Viewing the contents of your fridge while at the shops is no longer that farfetched as households are becoming increasingly digital. Smart home technology has leveraged connectivity that allows owners to obtain access to their home, and this technological trend is on the rise in South Africa. In…

Green Shoots of Recovery

According to CSIL, the international trade of office furniture showed the first signs of recovery in the second half of 2020. The bulk of office furniture exports originates in China, Canada, Germany, the USA and Italy. In particular, China increased its share on world exports from 30% in…