Tag: retail

Britain’s M&S plans to cut 950 jobs in restructuring

ritain’s retailers, already struggling with high rents, business taxes, tight margins and online competition, were particularly hammered by the coronavirus lockdown.

Launch of Fashionomics Africa Webinar Series

Download logoWhat does the COVID-19 disruption mean for Africa’s Fashion Industry? Opportunities and Threats for Fashionpreneurs and Investors What: Launch of Fashionomics Africa Webinar Series Who: Gender, Women & Civil Society (AHGC) When: Tuesday, 2 June 2020: 10.00 am to 12.00 noon Where: Online The Gender, Women and Civil Society Department of the African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) Group will launch the Fashionomics Africa Webinar Series of its flagship Fashionomics Af

#LockdownLessons: Companies putting the grit in integrity

As part of our #LockdownLessons series, Bizcommunity (www.Bizcommunity.com) is reaching out to its Press Office clients and South Africa's top industry players to share their experience of the current Covid-19 crisis, how their organisations are navigating these unusual times, where the challenges and opportunities lie, and their industry outlook for the near future. What was your initial response to the crisis/lockdown and has your experience of it been different to what you expecte

Global Finance names Ecobank Most Innovative Bank in Africa

Download logoGlobal Finance has named Ecobank (www.Ecobank.com) as the most innovative bank in Africa. The announcement was made at the eighth Global Finance annual awards, the Innovators 2020, honoring entities that regularly identify new paths and design new tools in finance. Categories in the award include Top Innovations in Corporate Finance, Payments, Trade Finance, Cash Management, Islamic Finance, with Winners selected from different regions of the world. The classes of award compris

The Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (“ICD”) signed a collaboration Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with FINTERRA PTE LTD (“Finterra”)

On DAY and DATE Mr. Ayman Sejiny, the CEO of The Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (“ICD”) (www.ICD-ps.org) the private sector arm of the Islamic Development Bank Group, and Mr. Satesh Khemlani, the Managing Director of Finterra PTE Ltd. (www.FINTERRA.org), signed a Memorandum of  Understanding to leverage on each other’s strengths to achieve sustainable business growth including crowdfunding sustainable development. The MoU came as a result

Standard Chartered donates USD11,8m for immediate COVID-19 relief efforts across Africa and the Middle East

Download logoStandard Chartered (https://www.SC.com/) today announced donations totalling USD11,8 million to the Red Cross, UNICEF and local non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and Government Partners providing emergency relief in countries across Africa and the Middle East impacted by COVID-19. The donations will contribute to programmes providing urgent medical support and the protection and education of vulnerable children, as well as other efforts to ensure the health, safety and prot

Over 2.53 million Viewers! Global top influencer UNBOX THERAPY endorses TECNO CAMON 15 Premier!

Recently, Unbox Therapy, the global top unboxing and technology YouTube channel posted a video unboxing and testing TECNO CAMON 15 Premier and shared his experience on this device. Unbox Therapy Youtube channel was produced by Lewis George Hilsenteger and Jack McCann with 16 million subscribers and its videos have received over three billion views. Since created in December 2010, Unbox Therapy has become the most popular and largest technology channel on Youtube. Unbox Therapy allows vie

Coronavirus – South Africa: Western Cape on expanding e-commerce under Alert Level 4 lockdown

Download logoToday (08 May 2020), I have written a letter to Minister of Trade and Industry, Ebrahim Patel with an attached submission, requesting him to issue additional directives alongside the Alert Level 4 Regulations to permit online retailers to sell all goods, the delivery of those goods directly to customers and for the importation of those goods to be allowed. The e-commerce industry in South Africa represents an expansive supply chain of businesses across retail and logistics sector
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