Business Trends

South Africa’s stock exchange for smaller firms: some benefits

The common themes around SMEs – job creation, innovation, economic growth – have attracted a great deal of research. The role of stock exchanges in the performance of SMEs has been less explored.

Business Advice, Business Trends

Reimagining the customer experience

Machine learning, the Internet of Things, artificial intelligence, and other shifts are challenging traditional insurance products and engagement models.

Business Trends, Side Hustle

5 ways to ensure an influencer marketing campaign goes viral

Big brands used to tell us what was cool. In fact, the higher a brand’s emotional intelligence, the more it wins.

Business Advice, Business Trends

Is hard cash on its way out in SA?

As the world shifts towards cashless payment methods, South Africa is gradually moving away from cash against a social and economic backdrop of inequality and slow economic growth.

Business Trends

The 5 V’s of big data

The more consideration that is given to these 5Vs, the more successful organisations tend to be in their data management, data governance, and decision-making capabilities.

Business Advice, Business Trends

Top tips for small businesses to emerge resilient from the pandemic

Jim Magrat shares five things small businesses can do to prepare themselves for success.