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LEARNING CURVE | Helping township businesses reap digital marketing profits

Growing up in a township and seeing businesses not performing well because of a lack of digital marketing and media services in those areas, Port Elizabeth’s Joshua Gxekwa ...

The PIC successfully applied to have Musa Group liquidated earlier in 2020

The true character of a great leader often reveals itself during trying times. The seventh annual ...

Reserve Bank has policy space to cut interest rates — official

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The Bank has cut the repo rate by 300 basis points so far in 2020 as inflation declined

Casa Mia Health Spa offers country charm and tranquility

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SPONSORED | Casa Mia Health Spa offers country charm and tranquility near Addo Elephant Park

Most PPE suppliers given government contracts were not tax compliant, says Sars

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Most companies awarded personal protective equipment (PPE) tenders by government departments were not tax compliant, SA ...

Volkswagen's labour chief rules out four-day week to save jobs

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Volkswagen sees no need for a four-day week at its plants to secure jobs despite a growing shift to electric cars that ...

Smoking lights up your life insurance premiums

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If you gave up smoking at the start of the lockdown and can maintain that until the end of September and beyond, you ...

Bay Maritime Cluster has new leader

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A new leadership is at the helm of Nelson Mandela Bay Maritime Cluster. Port of PE’s senior operations manager, ...

Continental steps up to support Covid-19 fund

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Continental Tyre SA on Tuesday announced its commitment to support the Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber Ubuntu ...

DRDGold pays its highest total dividend

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CEO Niël Pretorius gives the best return to shareholders as DRDGold eyes growth and its new tailings business boosts ...

Recycling project founder up for national award

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A Port Elizabeth businesswomen’s zeal for social justice has earned her a nod for the 2020 Santam Women of the Future ...

LEARNING CURVE | Owner of Tom’s Tyres driven to succeed

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Having a drive and a great sense of motivation are Xolisa Tom’s strongest entrepreneurial characteristics. The ...

SA’s basic statistics still sound despite budget cuts

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SA’s national statistics are still reliable, but won’t be for long if Stats SA continues to be starved of resources

Massmart’s loss widens after Covid-19 hit

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The owner of Game and Makro faced foreign exchange losses and restructuring costs, while the pandemic weighed on sales

Metro owes businesses R1bn

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As businesses struggle to stay open, it has emerged that Nelson Mandela Bay municipality owed businesses R1bn as at the ...

#LearningCurve

#LearningCurve | Pair’s wonderful world of plastics

On the foundations of their careers in the aquarium and sales industries, Dave and Lynty Bevan have built a lucrative ...

#LearningCurve | From cleaner to hospitality trainer

A drive to succeed has brought Francine Zana from being a cleaner to running a training service for hospitality staff.

#LearningCurve | Living dream in the great outdoors

Once she realised an office job was not for her, Siska van der Bijl channelled her talent for handling pressure and ...

#LearningCurve | Kids ethnic hair salon a first for Bay

Drawing inspiration from a passion of working with the youth, Thandi Bosi knows every girl’s crowning glory is her hair.

#LearningCurve | Ship-shape from start saw them sailing

While Tide Marine Shipyard had a breakthrough when they were granted a major ship-building contract by Transnet, the ...

#LearningCurve | Foodie’s faith in mustard reaps reward

His business was built on a retrenchment and the dream of returning to the food industry. But it took Anthony Vieira da ...

#LearningCurve | Change to luxury coach tours pays off

When he followed in the footsteps of his father and grandfather by venturing in to the transport industry, Faheem ...

#LearningCurve | Giving newlyweds a fairytale start

Mother-and-daughter team of wedding planners build success on quality service, rolling up sleeves when heat is ...

#LearningCurve | Built on a firm foundation in Bay

DMV Architecture, started by Dal Venables when he was a student, today covers all realms of building design Now in its ...

#LearningCurve: Patience builds Klinicare empire

Personal touch, loyal customer service helped Schoeman overcome challenges to grow his pharmacy brand His interest in ...

#LearningCurve: Brown’s PR celebrates a milestone

Quality service, hands-on approach make Michelle Brown’s agency a sought-after establishment – 30 years on With the ...

#LearningCurve: Rising star making it on her own

Creativity, hard work and acquiring business skills has seen award-winning designer establish her business She found ...

#LearningCurve: Success just a stone’s throw away

Stone Etc ‘passion project’ becomes rock-solid business for Bay couple branching out into all the etceteras She started ...

#LearningCurve: Deep jump into sea of success

Pro Dive couple’s passion for sport, mutual support and hard work turns Bay business into ‘diving destination’ It was a ...

#LearningCurve: Turning your passion into business

Health hiccup set exercise fanatic on new path to financial fitness, awareness and commitment to help others After ...

#LearningCurve: Rhoda fulfils dream of BnB success

Mongoose Manor guesthouse owner’s hard work ethic, top quality service, make her clients feel at home When she ...

#LearningCurve: Giving style to security, and homes

Entrepreneur’s aesthetic approach to burlgar bars and gates breaks free from the conventional caged feel It was a ...

#LearningCurve: Master of design’s clients her badge

Achievements include blue-chip national, global firms, working with UN, NMB municipality, IDZs and ...

#LearningCurve: Beauty of her job is – she loves it

Salon owner says pampering and treating clients as individuals, well-organised bookings and location key to ...

#LearningCurve: Imagination key to success story

Online shop Popsiebelle sells creative items for kids, meant to start stories and conversations With a range of ...

#LearningCurve: Driven to ‘pimp’ your ride in style

A passion for cars and a gap in the market saw the owner of Autosport establishing his dream The ever-growing market ...

#LearningCurve: Master of his own (home) design

Excellence in niche housing developments sees architectural firm get its slice of the cake A keen sense of the arts ...

#LearningCurve: Kennel owners have all tails wagging

A passion for dogs that extends through generations led to a business offering all things dog-related Lifelong ...

#LearningCurve: Sublime Glass act driven by passion

Unique offering of manufacturing and design supported by quality, ethics and service A passion for design and a ...

#LearningCurve: Bansda’s legacy shines on in Bay

Jewellery store builds on iconic family brand priding itself on quality, service in 110-year history A rich retail ...

#LearningCurve: Placement agency finds its niche

Zanele Diniso seizes her chance to build up a reputable business securing employment for domestic workers Inspiration ...

#LearningCurve: Building a brighter future for all

Driven woman behind success of Bahlaseli Project Development making inroads in man’s world of construction From the ...

#LearningCurve: PR guru stamps mark on industry

After seven years of heading Kaizer Chiefs’ public relations team, Putco Mafani traded his nine-to-five job for more ...

#LearningCurve: Tupperware two turn plastic into millions

From selling the product to make a few extra bucks, they now employ 24 women A mother and daughter duo are ...

#LearningCurve: Thriving in the spotlight

Passionate entrepreneur Roberts proves theatre, comedy is serious business When Ranique Roberts received a request ...

#LearningCurve: Duo break the mould in ceramic venture

Accident proves a blessing for Bay pair as Angel Wings makes its mark in industry Two Port Elizabeth women are ...

#LearningCurve: Bay tattoo artist is making his mark

Owner of parlours in Baywest and Centurion, Shawn Lindgren also has ambitions to expand his business ...

#LearningCurve: Combining talent and corporate functions

Bay entrepreneur’s undertaking has gone from success to success A leap of faith as she quit her executive job ...

#LearningCurve: Giving little ones a solid foundation

Kelly Ferreira’s Khula Playschool a great start Teachers are a gift to society as they pass on knowledge and for ...

#LearningCurve: Business built on respect, dignity

Undertaker Kevin Hendricks puts 34 years of experience to good use as Funeral Home owner Fig Tree Funeral Home owner ...

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