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Sales budgets tipped for 2022 increase

Sales budgets tipped for 2022 increase

Source: Gartner Seventy-three percent of chief sales officers (CSOs) expect sales budgets to increase by an average of 16.9% in 2022, according to Gartner, Inc. A Gartner survey of 67 CSOs in 2H 2021 identified the top three investment areas to be sales enablement,...

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Why should social commerce be a strategy for success in 2022?

Why should social commerce be a strategy for success in 2022?

Consumer purchasing behaviour has changed, and as a result, businesses’ strategies for providing personalised customer experiences have shifted. With changing consumer buying behaviour, in-store and online purchasing experiences are merging, and more companies...

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More Absa customers hit by data leak

More Absa customers hit by data leak

Source: MyBroadband Absa has continued to send notifications to more customers impacted by a data leak in October 2020. Customers have told MyBroadband they received emails from the bank this past week informing them the leak also impacted them. “Following Absa’s...

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Petrol price hike set to hit South Africa

Petrol price hike set to hit South Africa

Source: Supermarket & Retailer Following a tumultuous first trading week of 2022, global equity and bond markets were calmer last week. There was more action in commodities, with the one-month Brent crude oil future ending the week more than 5% higher, the group...

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The businesses hardest hit by liquidations

The businesses hardest hit by liquidations

Statistics South Africa has published its latest report on liquidations and insolvencies, showing how South African businesses fared in 2021. Liquidation refers to the winding-up of the affairs of a company or close corporation when liabilities exceed assets and it...

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More than half of government’s Covid contracts irregular

More than half of government’s Covid contracts irregular

By Paul Vecchiatto for Bloomberg A South African law-enforcement agency said its investigation into some of the health-equipment contracts awarded by the government during the Covid-19 pandemic found almost two-thirds of them were irregular. The Special Investigation...

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Letter from the chairman – January 2022

Letter from the chairman – January 2022

Welcome to 2022! Although Covid-19 is still with us – and will be for some time – South Africa seems to manage the pandemic reasonably well. The debate about vaccination and how companies are dealing with it is ongoing and we will try and keep you informed...

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Aarto declared unlawful but fines remain valid

Aarto declared unlawful but fines remain valid

Source: MyBroadband Traffic fines issued in Johannesburg and Tshwane still remain valid despite the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences (Aarto) Act being declared unlawful and unconstitutional by the Pretoria High Court last week. That is according to...

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Emirates suspends some US flights over 5G concerns

Emirates suspends some US flights over 5G concerns

Dubai’s Emirates airline announced on Tuesday that it will suspend flights to several destinations in the United States as of 19 January until further notice because of concerns over 5G mobile deployment. The move is “due to operational concerns associated...

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Walmart is the next big company with metaverse plans

Walmart is the next big company with metaverse plans

By Francis Agustin for Business Insider US Walmart will join Facebook, Nike, Ralph Lauren, Bumble, Disney, and a string of other companies with plans to claim their own corner of the metaverse. The retailer, the largest private employer in the US, quietly filed...

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