May data confirms South African growth recovery

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan told a South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SACCI) event in Johannesburg that a collective response to the challenges we face could still result in growth of 1% this year rather than the 0.1% that the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is expecting.


Data reveals credit providers’ reluctance to grant medium to high value Vehicle and Asset Finance loans

Economic factors that steered the country towards a near downgrade by international credit rating agencies have not only played a role in the weakening of the Rand, job losses and hikes in fuel and food prices, but have furthermore contributed to testing times in the credit sphere. The latest statistics released by one of South Africa’s leading credit bureaus, Compuscan, reveal the extent to which South Africa’s struggling economy has impacted credit-active consumers and thus the industry as a whole.


Massive disruption in the retail industry meets changing consumer needs

  • Published in Retail

Participants at the Consumer Goods Forum Global (CGF) Summit in Cape Town have been given a taste of some of the disruption that is changing the consumer goods manufacturing and retail industry, during presentations by the leaders of some of the disruptive companies that are changing their world. The CGF celebrates its 60thanniversary with a stellar line-up of influential speakers.


Pomerol-Partners opens in South Africa

There is a big data revolution happening worldwide. Currently, it is turning the methods that successful companies utilise to collect and analyse data, on their head. Pomerol-Partners is a strategic business intelligence consultancy that has been operating from the United Kingdom and the USA, with fingers now stretching into Europe and beyond. We are at the coalface of this data revolution and are now opening an office in Cape Town.


How modern is your office?

One needs to bear in mind that today’s office – the modern office -  encompasses a lot more than an upgraded PC, generators to cope with load-shedding and cloud-based data storage.  A really modern office is not contained within the physical boundaries of your head office at all - and it should be able to connect to your sales team at all times of the day and night.

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