Small Business Focus

How listing with a big retail chain can make or break you

From building evidence that your product deserves to be listed on a retailers shelves to the fateful first call to the dreaded retail buyer; from knowing how to pitch and supply your product to negotiating listing fees, merchandising and into Africa allowances; from how little a retailer must pay to everyday lowest cost of production delivering everyday lowest retail pricing - be sure you want to list before you do!

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Blind Spots: How they come about and how they affect your business

Blind Spots: How they come about and how they affect your business

As a small business owner, nobody expects you to be perfect. Because you cannot see them, blind spots could be a real nuisance.

How to turn South Africa into a nation of start-ups

How to turn South Africa into a nation of start-ups

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews The Clothing Bank CEO Tracy Chambers.

How to turn a struggling business around

How to turn a struggling business around

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Aurik Business Accelerator’s Pavlo Phitidis.

How to understand you customers

How to understand you customers

Do you know, and “get”, your customers? The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews small business guru Pavlo Phitidis.

Good and Bad Business Habits : 27 November 2014

Good and Bad Business Habits : 27 November 2014

What good habits business owners can cultivate to run an efficient business and what bad habits need to be weeded out.

Small Business Focus Tenders 11 September 2014

with Pavlo Phitidis, Director and CEO of the Aurik Business Incubator

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