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What’s behind Facebook’s slump?
COMPANIES

What’s behind Facebook’s slump?

Facebook has reset the growth meter for itself and other social media companies, which are facing changing user tastes and increased regulatory scrutiny in a world following various scandals.

In conversation Clicks Group Limited CEO, David Kneale
COMPANIES

In conversation Clicks Group Limited CEO, David Kneale

CEO of listed retailer Clicks, David Kneale, hopes to take the group’s healthcare, wellness and pharmacy offering to more sites across southern Africa as part of his ambition to continue the brand’s expansion to 900 stores.

The future of Financial Services and Fintech
INDUSTRIES

The future of Financial Services and Fintech

The future of financial services lies in a collaboration model between established banks and insurers and new disruptive fintechs.

How Edward Moshole created a R25 million business
COMPANIES

How Edward Moshole created a R25 million business

Edward Moshole started a business in 1999 with just R68 in his pocket. Today he has a company that not only has a turnover upwards of R25 million, but is also on the cusp of expanding to the next level.

Can Tesla avoid a breakdown?
COMPANIES

Can Tesla avoid a breakdown?

Tesla is ahead of its competition in many regards. And, despite some recent controversial comments, CEO Elon Musk is considered to be a big reason why. But can the company make the jump from being a niche novelty to mass-market car company?

Siya Kolisi: Entrepreneur and employer
PEOPLE

Siya Kolisi: Entrepreneur and employer

Springbok captain Siya Kolisi has branched out into small business ownership, which adds him to the ranks of many South African ‘slashers’ who have alternative sources of income to their day jobs.

Why Lexus went back to the track
COMPANIES

Why Lexus went back to the track

Considering how to extend your brand through events or even direct competition? Jeff Haden talked with Lexus V.P. Jeff Bracken about why and how Lexus entered the IMSA GTD class and won - on multiple levels.

Building the bank of tomorrow
COMPANIES

Building the bank of tomorrow

Sim Tshabalala, CEO of Standard Bank, clearly holds the vision of HP de Villiers and his team from the mid-1980s to early-1990s in high regard.

A business with a conscience
COMPANIES

A business with a conscience

The South African wine industry has struggled with severe challenges over the past few years, resulting in only one in seven wine producers making a profit.

Overcoming challenges during a major transformation
COMPANIES

Overcoming challenges during a major transformation

Michael Pennisi, the chief executive of QSuper, one of Australia’s largest pension funds, describes how to change direction at scale.

Bankrupt and dreams in tatters
PEOPLE

Bankrupt and dreams in tatters

In her teens, Sheree O’Brien worked two jobs to fund her start-up dreams. But then one bad decision left her in massive debt and her dreams in tatters.

Business Landscape 2018
COUNTRIES

Business Landscape 2018

Professor Nick Binedell, Founding Director and Senior Faculty at GIBS, discusses the South African business landscape for 2018 at the GIBS Economic Outlook 2018 Conference.