Industry Updates: News

3 000 Learners get Tutudesks | 26 Aug 2016

It is estimated that around 3 million South African school children do not have a desk to work at in their classrooms. The lack of classroom learning stations with proper writing surfaces hampers not only the learner’s handwriting development, but their concentration, and overall academic performance as well. more

Effective, Legal Marketing of Alternative Health Products | 26 Aug 2016

The Health Products Association of South Africa, a leading industry body in the natural-health products, nutritional dietary supplements, and complementary and alternative medicines industries in South Africa, keeps its members abreast of legal issues. more

SA online shoppers need better quality products, and more of them | 26 Aug 2016

This year, online retail in South Africa will reach 1% of overall retail for the first time. While the number appears small, it marks a significant milestone for a sector that is attracting robust investment from both established and new players in the retail game. more

Forbes Africa Tops Q2 Abc’s ‘Business and News’ | 26 Aug 2016

FORBES AFRICA has for the second quarter running, come out number one in its category of ‘business and news’ for the Audited Bureau of Circulations of South Africa’s Q2-2016 period. more

Retailers take advantage of the e-commerce boom | 26 Aug 2016

According to, online shopping is still relatively small compared to the UK and the US, with annual sales values of between R6-7 billion, however it is growing at a rate of between 25 and 35% year-on-year – which presents a huge opportunity for retailers. more

Young entrepreneurs are redefining the rules of business | 26 Aug 2016

Young entrepreneurs are building the future of our country. That future will be shaped, to some extent, by their values, priorities and characteristics. more

The World’s Most Valuable Brand Portfolios Revealed | 26 Aug 2016

Every year, leading branded business valuation and strategy consultancy Brand Finance puts thousands of the world’s top brands to the test. They are evaluated to determine which are the most powerful and the most valuable by country, by industry and against all other brands worldwide. more

Times Media surrounds SA’s business audience for Attacq’s rebrand | 26 Aug 2016

Property investment company Attacq recently unveiled their refreshed brand to the South African business sector, using Times Media’s titles Business Day, Financial Mail and Sunday Times Business Times to ensure that they surrounded the country’s financial and investment market with their messaging. more

SA consumers doing their product homework before purchase | 26 Aug 2016

Long gone are the days when people sign on to mobile contracts on a whim, or buy insurance products at the behest of a smiling salesman. more

Four key components to an effective cyber-security strategy | 26 Aug 2016

The potential threat posed by cyber-crime is, by now, pretty well understood. What’s less well understood is how to put a strategy in place that is robust and flexible enough to cope with a constantly changing threat landscape more