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New ways to achieve customer retention

In today’s day and age, customers demand a lot more than just good service or a nice product, which is caused by two main reasons. Firstly, Generation Y expects us to know who they are and what they want – they are critical, outspoken and demanding. Secondly, with the rise, innovation, and fast development of […]

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The Supplier Development role in the localisation agenda

Supplier Development (SD) is often seen as a compliance element that’s been born out of the B-BBEE Codes of Good Practice. Some businesses even consider it a “grudge-purchase” interfering with their daily operations. However, many companies do run SD initiatives and have a clear Return On Investment.

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Buying a vehicle can be a risky business

There’s been a noticeable trend over the past few years, when it comes to purchasing new or used vehicles, and that is: increased risk. As consumers we are causing ourselves unnecessary stress, in the form of risk, when we purchase our new four-wheeled pride and joy. This is due to extreme financial terms and excessive […]

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The role Supplier Development can play in the localisation agenda

1 June 2016 – Supplier Development (SD) is often regarded as a compliance element born out of the B-BBEE Codes of Good Practice, with some businesses considering it a “grudge-purchase” that disturbs their daily operations. However, many companies run SD initiatives and get very clear Returns On Investment.

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Stratitude scoops NMMU digital strategy account

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in Port Elizabeth (NMMU) is a new generation university eager to enter its second decade. As a progressive and dynamic institution geared towards excellence, it aims to expand its reach by placing its future firmly in the digital world.

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PLP welcomes tourism enterprise to the Group

PLP Tourism is an exciting new enterprise coming from the PLP Group. This majority black, women-owned business is set to enhance tourism quality and service excellence in Africa, with the goal of making the continent a priority destination for business and leisure travellers.

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New AI app adds a human touch

Will Artificial Intelligence (AI) improve so much that it will eventually manage our lives for us? Will it become so efficient that it could answer all our questions, schedule our appointments, order our shopping and negotiate on our behalf?

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Complying with the amended B-BBEE codes in 2016

Johannesburg, South Africa – 26 January 2016 – The inaugural year of South Africa’s revised B-BBEE Codes of Good Practice ends on 30th April 2016. While many businesses have implemented changes to comply with the amended codes, those corporates that haven’t face the risk of dropping one or more levels on their scorecard.

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Telewheels now selling cars in Zambia

There are so many vehicle brands and accessory options that buying a car can be quite a stressful and complicated process, and the customer is often left wondering if they are getting a good deal or not. Telewheels has a trusted team of professionals who help our customers enjoy the experience of buying a vehicle.

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Growing the Economy from the Ground Up

Since 2014, LEAP has been working with South32 to optimise and administer their Enterprise Development Programme. South32 is one of the country’s largest mining and resources companies, and they pride themselves on their ability to make a difference in a rapidly changing world. With this in mind, LEAP developed South32’s enterprise and supplier development portal […]

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Telewheels: The ease of doing business

“Telewheels saved me time, kept me from having to bargain with a dealership and eventually gave me – in my opinion – a much better deal. I would like to think I paid for what I would call ‘fair value’.”

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PLP Africa: Where one size doesn’t fit all

PLP Africa is the African arm of the PLP Group, a diversified business that delivers innovative customer and employee engagement services, along with business process outsourcing and small business development solutions to corporate clients.

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ProcureWorld: The answer to preferential procurement

Few South African companies understand the true value of Enterprise and Supplier Development (ESD) for their overall performance, and how it can stimulate the economy, diversify supply chains and help to create jobs. LEAP investigates ProcureWorld, a B-BBEE procurement platform that provides a solution for preferential procurement and supply chain optimisation.

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Can your business afford to not have an intranet?

Technology has changed significantly in the last few decades, and it has influenced how businesses operate. Today, intranets are indispensable tools as they improve internal communication, streamline access to information and boost operational efficiency. However, this isn’t always the case. “Old-school intranets are static content-delivery websites that are predominantly used to retrieve leave forms and […]

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