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Didata’s ambitions within reach after Nexus buy

Dimension Data (Didata) has acquired California-based Nexus in a deal that boosts the company’s aspirations to double its revenues to $12 billion (R126bn)... Read Story

Let’s hope ministry for SMEs is just election talk

A ministry dedicated to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). This is what was promised by ANC secretary-general Gwede Mantashe at a recent breakfast meeti... Read Story

Small business will swell African trade

When she said: “It’s the little things citizens do. That’s what will make the difference,” Kenya’s inspirational environmental act... Read Story

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Market supremacy: Why we need to rethink corporations
March 26 2014 at 04:22

Ask anybody what a market is and they will describe a creature that is self-moving, mythic and almost machine-like as its engine drives the economy to a state of equilibrium. Often this machine-like description fosters the... Read Story
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SA’s cellular operators fighting the wrong war
March 26 2014 at 04:20

Let’s take a step back. For much more than a decade South Africa’s cellphone users paid high termination rates by world standards, while a succession of communications ministers and the Independent Communicati... Read Story
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Famous Brands endangers family-run business
March 26 2014 at 04:20

Famous Brands has clipped the wings of a number of family businesses. The latest one being the Durban super brainchild of self-serve frozen yoghurt outlet, Wakaberry, started by husband and wife Ken and Michele Fourie.

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Emerging markets are either sheep or goats
March 25 2014 at 04:36

Since the start of 2014, investors have fretted over emerging markets. And they should.

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Geopolitical crises pose major threats to global business
March 25 2014 at 04:31

A recent article by Douglas Bernhard, a lecturer at Wits Business School, caught my attention. Entitled “Navigating the mist of geopolitical upheaval”, Bernhard touches on a theme central to Tutwa Consulting... Read Story
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International retailers find right fit in South Africa
March 25 2014 at 04:29

Zara, owned by the Spanish giant retailer, Inditex, is opening a new store in Cresta, Johannesburg. This move confirms ATKearney’s report last week on its 2014 Retail Development Index in Africa. While countries such... Read Story
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language barrier
March 24 2014 at 06:50

Ethel Hazelhurst, page 18

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Transnet has big task to shift road freight onto rail
March 24 2014 at 06:50

THE article, “Transnet order ‘will not solve transport troubles’”, (Business Report, March 19) refers. Near its end, you mention interesting statistics, that is, that 40 percent of the cargo coming ... Read Story
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SARB expected to keep rates steady
March 23 2014 at 12:35

It is unlikely the Reserve Bank will hike interest rates at its MPC meeting, says Annabel Bishop.

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Gambling world anything but ordinary
March 20 2014 at 04:42

The casino industry, and gambling industry in general, faces threats from new sources.

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