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Assisted shopping platform VoomNow launched in Nigeria

Nigerian startup VoomNow has launched its assisted shopping platform. It enables users to shop and pay for all kinds of international products and services from Nigeria.

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Exporting into Africa

Exporting into Africa. When it comes to intra-regional trade, the African continent is lagging seriously behind its North American and European counterparts. In North America, intra-regional trade accounts for 40% of all foreign business. And in Europe, t...

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This Is the Single Most Important Thing You Can Do as an Entrepreneur

The single most important and satisfying thing you can do as an entrepreneur is to offer help to others. In addition to being incredibly kind for others who might need some direction, collaboration and mentorship are strategically important for you as an...

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Will Indian SME Sector Benefit From GST?

The FMCG sector should benefit the most due the government’s focus on reducing taxes on products of mass consumption. The new levy ushers in a revolutionary change in the taxation system with the “One Nation, One Tax” motto. This standard tax ra...

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All roads lead to craft beer

We have seen mainstream beer dominating with not as many threats quickly making their presence felt, until now that is. Craft beer has become a force reckon with and turns heads even those of big guns such as SAB, a subsidiary of the second largest brewer...

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The state of FMCG

Fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) companies have the advantage that we all need their products on a regular basis. However, with multiple brands on offer, what they can’t afford is that a competitor gets an edge on them – because it’s all too easy t...

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Poisoning risk from expired food

A food expert has warned consumers of the dangers of eating expired food that appears on shop shelves. This comes after a number of people sent complaints to The Herald and Weekend Post of goods past their expiry dates stocked on shelves at various Pick n...

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Three easy steps to improve your company’s accounting management

The first quarter of the year is almost finished but you still have a chance to improve the way you run your company and do business. This includes your accounting management. After all, if you can’t manage your finances properly, your company won&#...

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Is Your Business Franchisable?

In theory, you can expand and franchise any established business. But to be successful as a franchise, a concept requires additional qualities. So, what are the criteria that set a franchisable business apart? Here are the most important:

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Making customer feedback pay off

The entire customer journey, whether in sales or customer service, must be as seamless as possible and working with feedback from your customers is the best place to start.

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