Business Buzz

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Business Buzz – Rebranding

Brands need a makeover every now and then. If you’d want to be an expert in reputation management our #BuffaloIndex finds you’re going to need R2.500 for a short course on this or over R300k for a specialized MBA. Absa head of marketing, David Wingfield,...

Business Buzz – Brand New Heavy – DJ Kenzhero

Dj Kenzhero aka Kenneth Nzama is our Brand New Heavy for the month of July. Hear about his musical journey and entrepreneurial undertaking like the recent eatery/gallery. Artivist in Braamfontein. In the Buffalo Index, we find out how far R100 would get you towards...

Business Buzz – Health Tech

The South African Tech entrepreneurial ecosystem is thriving but is not without its own challenges. These obstacles range from market entry to market access, affecting how innovations get to market. South Africa has no shortage of tech superstars, we chat to some of...

Business Buzz – Festivals

Festivals draw thousands of South Africans every year with the promise of a great experience, whether focused around oysters or art. Stu Berry, festival director at Splashy Fen, takes us into the business of the country’s longest-running music festival. Tony...

Business Buzz – Brand New Heavy – Ezlyn Barends

Our Brand New Heavy of June, Ezlyn Barends is founder of DreamGirls Academy and a whole lot more. We talk to this ambitious self-starter about her journey. Mentor Khumo Mngomezulu and mentee Sanele Langa from the program give us more insight into Ezlyn. Our Buffalo...

Business Buzz – Cannabis

This little green plant can be big business. If you had only R100 and wanted to put it towards the cannabis industry legally, you could buy some CBD oil for medical reasons or invest in company stocks in countries where weed is legal. Myrtle Clarke from The Dagga...

Business Buzz – The Weddings Business and Industry

If you’re dreaming of that perfect wedding day, it’ll take more than just an ‘I do’. We look at the financial side of this industry and whether South Africans can afford elaborate celebrations. Our guests are Marylou Bawden from the Wedding Group and Precious ‘the...

Business Buzz – Credit

Recently Pick n Pay has been in the headlines with their R1bn credit facilities. We clear up the controversy and analyze retail credit with Daniel Isaacs from 36One Asset Management. Davina Myburgh from TransUnion explains how to best manage and check your personal...

Business Buzz – Tourism

The tourism sector is an important industry in the South African economy. In our Buffalo Index, your R100 can get you something uniquely South African. Prof Melville Saayman, from NWU’s Tourism Research in Economic Environs and Society unit, talks about the...