Vector Consulting identifies six key areas where family-owned businesses are so successful

Vector Consulting identifies six key areas where family-owned businesses are so successful: Discipline, risk management and good governance are some of the reasons identified by Ahmed Seedat – founder of Vector Consulting and renowned author – why family-owned businesses along the lines of Cape Union Mart, Karanicha’s and Verimark continue to do well in uncertain markets. In the lead-up to the conference ‘The Dynamics of Succession in Family-Owned Businesses’ hosted by Vector Consulting, in partnership with the Congress of Business and … [Read more...]

Top 3 strategies for growing businesses bigger, faster in 2020!

Top 3 strategies for growing businesses bigger, faster in 2020!: Jacqueline Raw, Owner and Founder of Ycagel Markets are changing daily and wreaking havoc on large, fairly traditional businesses and this is not going to change anytime soon. Businesses need to adapt or die and for corporate South Africa, that could seem daunting. Jacqueline Raw, Owner and Founder of marketing consultancy, Ycagel says, “Staying relevant is the name of the game in 2020 and this is going to be the difference maker to businesses that thrive versus business that just … [Read more...]

APPSolve launches new APP for small businesses in SA

APPSolve launches new APP for small businesses in SA: PRETORIA, 25 JUNE 2019 – APPSolve has recently launched its internal management app, APPTime, aimed at eradicating challenges in businesses such as revenue leakage, project management inconsistencies, missing timesheets, outstanding quotes, incorrect invoicing, missing expenses, lack of control and dissatisfied customers. Development on the APPTime software application started almost from the inception of APPSolve 17 years ago, and has since evolved as the business has grown to cater for … [Read more...]

Durban’s Most Loved Local Businesses Revealed – Featured Durban Blog

Durban's Most Loved Local Businesses Revealed: Last week I was invited to a business breakfast courtesy of Santam to hear about successful local businesses from Durban. Image caption: The owners of Durban’s Most Loved Local businesses, Kirk Maddocks, Samkelo Ngcobo, Nondumiso Mkhize, and Anwar Essop. (Image: Rogan Ward). What do a fast-food takeaway shop, fitness boot camp, carpet and upholstery cleaning service, social media marketing company and beachside massage service all havein common? They’ve all topped the list of Durban’s most loved … [Read more...]