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5 Recession-proof niches to consider to achieve retail success in 2018

Posted by Sureswipe on 13 December 2017

Retailers are facing their most competitive environments in decades. But it’s not all gloomy. Here are five brick-and-mortar retail segments that continue to thrive globally.

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Topics: Starting a Retail Business

Getting it right: The start-up manual

Posted by Sureswipe on 7 April 2017

According to finance funding company FinFind, as many as eighty-six percent of start-ups fail in the first year. With advances in technology that number will increase. So, how do you future-proof your budding business? Read on.

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Topics: forbes, listicle, start up, strategy, Starting a Retail Business

The perfect startup recipe

Posted by Sureswipe on 20 August 2016

What makes a restaurant or coffee shop a personal favourite? Consumers are always on the search for something unique, even nostalgic. Here’s how to give it to them without breaking the bank…

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Topics: Starting a Retail Business

Listen to the kids - 10 lessons from the youth

Posted by Sureswipe on 27 June 2016

Mark Zuckerberg, Siya Beyile, The Lazy Makoti - millennials are proving every day that brilliance is not an anomaly but business as usual. Here are 10 lessons from Forbes Africa’s top 30 under 30 for 2016.

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Topics: entrepreneurship, lessons, smallbiz, youth, Starting a Retail Business