5 tips for small businesses to emerge resilient from the pandemic

Article by Jim Magats on BizCommunity   Small businesses play an important role in our communities and economies. Over the past year, as the pandemic shifted the retail and commerce landscape, small businesses were faced with a lot of change. Many digital small businesses saw dramatic growth during the pandemic, as consumers moved to digital […]

Mental hurdles entrepreneurs face when starting up

Article by Banele Rewo on BizCommunity   Going into business is not as simple as identifying a need, devising a way to service that need, charge for supplying it and then boom! bags of money. Going into business requires a change of mentality in how you navigate the world. Here are some of the challenges […]

Celebrate women with SA’s no1 retailer, Ackermans

Article by Ackermans on BizCommunity South Africans mark August as a month to celebrate women’s achievements and the important role that women play in our society. Ackermans, South Africa’s leading value retailer, will once again be acknowledging moms, sisters, girlfriends, and female colleagues by celebrating them and what makes them the role models they are […]

Pre-loved clothing paving a pathway out of poverty for SA women

Article found on BizCommunity The ongoing partnership between retailer H&M and social enterprise Clothes to Good (CTG) is helping to create employment for women in need in South Africa. Founded in Gauteng in 2011, CTG is focused on caring for the environment through the recycling of clothes, and helping people – particularly mothers of children […]

StartupStory: Neighbourgood, the coliving and coworking community

Article written by Evan-Lee Courie on BizCommunity   Born out of the pandemic, in July 2020, Neighbourgood was created with the intention to change the landscape of property in South Africa. Tshedza Magugumela, community manager of Neighbourgood, shares more. Can you tell us a bit about Neighbourgood? Neighbourgood is a coliving and coworking community, focused […]