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South African SMEs

Insights: How can South African SMEs Thrive in Retail

Small businesses in the retail sector, employing 50-60% of South Africa’s workforce and contributing approximately 34% to GDP growth, face significant pressure to navigate challenges and recover swiftly from disruptions. Despite political and economic instability, inflation, and issues like...

Customer Centric Car Wash App Awarded for Creative use of AI

Innovative wash app that builds customer loyalty by automatically detecting a vehicle's number plate using number plate recognition algorithms and triggering messages to people who have signed up for a loyalty programme, offering them awards for repeat visits takes...

How a Data Breach Could Sink an SME

When it comes to reporting on cybercrime, we tend to only come across stories impacting major companies or industries. Apart from the obvious reputational damage, we don't really grasp the consequences of something like a data breach on a company...

What SMEs Should Know About Ransomware

Ransomware attacks are on the rise and malicious cybercriminals are always fine-tuning their strategies. Business leaders need to realise that their tactics include disrupting critical business operations across all industry verticals and businesses of all sizes, including small to...

Why Broadband is Critical to the Success of Small Businesses

In an age where a business is now largely conducted online, access to reliable and fast internet connection is now more important than ever. Due to COVID-19, supply chain systems and customer service have moved online, and business broadband...

Why SMEs are the Lifeblood of the South African Economy

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) represent a staggering 98% of business in South Africa today. The fact that SMEs also employ between 50 and 60% of the country's workforce and are responsible for a quarter of the job growth...

Is Tech Adoption the Key to Rebuilding the Economy?

As the initial shock of the coronavirus pandemic subsides, South Africa’s small business leaders must now pick themselves up and begin to rebuild. For many businesses, working remotely and with reduced staff has been incredibly challenging, but technology has...

Mastercard and Netcash Launch QR Code Billing Service for SMEs

Mastercard and Netcash have partnered to launch Quick Response (QR) code payments as part of its efforts to help Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) collect revenue more effectively. This QR payment system hopes to meet the demand of today’s connected...

South African SMEs Begin Road to Economic Recovery

Small businesses in South Africa were at a low point on 10 April. Under the weight of the COVID-19 burden, many companies were almost at breaking point. Turnover has been down by 92% relative to the period before the...

5 Cybersecurity Tips for SMEs during Lockdown

In South Africa, 75% of CEOs stated that the increasing complexity of cyber threats is shaping their businesses. This is according to the PwC 23rd Annual CEO Survey 2020 which also highlights the growing public concern over data privacy...
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Video streaming is the next big thing in the entertainment business. More consumers are developing a preference for streaming...
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