Down the drain

Justin Smith, Head of Business Development at WWF in South Africa, shares some shocking statistics on food waste and the impact on our precious water resources I’ve spent a number of years working on sustainability […]

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The alignment of teams

Using the well-known sports analogy, why is it that that the 15 best players (or however many) on the field are often not the best 15? On paper they are the best yet, for some […]

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South African companies invest over R9-billion in CSI

Research indicates that major South African companies invested R9.1 billion in society during 2016/2017, says Trialogue MD Nick Rockey. Despite challenging economic conditions, South African companies are estimated to have invested over R9 billion in […]

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2018’s biggest retail trends

As the retail sector makes its last big sales push this year, Katie Smith (Retail Analysis & Insights Director at EDITED) believes that the following trends will prevail in 2018. These trends are based on […]

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Billion dollar recalls

A pedal that caused a car to inadvertently accelerate, a hip replacement device that led to repeated surgeries and an outbreak of contaminated peanuts that resulted in a 25% industry-wide reduction in sales. Below are […]

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“Ripple effect” behind larger product recalls

Product recalls are increasing in size and number, predominantly driven by the increasing complexity of global supply chains and concentration of certain components or ingredients on a smaller number of suppliers, as well as tougher […]

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The importance of contracts in business

Sumaiya De’Mar (the founder of SA Fashion Law) specialises in Intellectual Property Law and the fashion industry. Here she offers her insight into NDAs & T&Cs. Every entrepreneur knows that business is about building key relationships and maintaining […]

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