Shopping Mall


The number of shopping centers has skyrocketed over the last few years. But what impact does that have on our small business sector in South Africa?

Caring for front-line workers.

Caring for our front line workers during the COVID-19 pandemic is essential, but caring for business mentors, coaches and SMEs is just as vital. Without a SMME sector, our economy will struggle long after the COVID-19 pandemic is over.
Massmart winner

There is power in collaboration

Human Rights Day makes me reflect on the power of coming together to effect change for the benefit of many – there is power in collaboration. As a founding partner of the Absa Business Day Supplier Development Awards, which recognise excellence in Supplier Development, I have aimed to make this a platform for partnership and learning in the Supplier Development space.
hands together

Working together to change the future through Supplier Development

We are at a crisis level, and unless we stimulate the economy and create real opportunities for small, black-owned businesses, we are in trouble.
Business Incubators

Building Impactful Business Incubators

Fetola have put together a paper that lays out the key incubation components that empower and educate entrepreneurs, allowing them to grow their businesses and generate job creation.  
Supplier Development Benchmark Report

2018 Supplier Development Benchmark Report

It takes a country to grow an economy and the 2018 ABSA Business Day Supplier Development Awards were a great success. The Supplier Development Benchmark Report as an indication to industry of the great work that has been done.