Sticking to a fashion dream and making it come true

Pfadzani Exodus hasn’t looked back since entering the dynamic world of high-end fashion design, writes Edward Tsumele Author: Edward Tsumele. Source: Business Live In 2009 Pfadzani Exodus resigned from her job as an engineer and started a new career as a high-end fashion designer. For years, her friends had been huge fans of her beautiful […]


South African apparel retailers fall afoul of tough trading conditions down under.

This article was written by Germien du Plessis and sourced from Moneyweb – tend to misjudge the labour market and regulatory environment. South African companies expanding into Australia are again making headlines, this time with Woolworths announcing that it faces an impairment charge for David Jones of A$712.5 million (R6.9 billion). Woolworths acquired David Jones […]


Gamalakhe fashion designer gets exposure

By Ntandoyenkosi Dlamini for the South Coast Herald Hlengiwe said the main challenge she has faced as a designer is being underestimated and having to deal with people who want to know who she is before they could work with her. Hlengiwe Gavu is a 22-year-old fashion design intern for Edgars fashion stores in Johannesburg. […]


OPINION: No walk in the park for e-commerce organisers in Africa

By Lexi Novitske , principal investment officer of Singularity Investments JOHANNESBURG Investors and entrepreneurs have eagerly anticipated the potential of e-commerce in Africa, where an increasingly young, digitally-savvy population is hungry for consumer options and connections to the global economy. Last week Zinox Group, owner of more recent Nigerian e-commerce entrant Yudala, acquired Konga, a […]

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Good news from Black Friday

By Stafford Thomas for Business Live RETAIL IS YET TO TURN THE CORNER But December sales figures may show a slump if shoppers did a large portion of their spending during November frenzy Black Friday did the trick for retailers in November, with shoppers scrambling for bargains and driving year-on-year sales 8.2% higher. It was […]