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Tips, advice, and information for South African business owners

06 Aug

Why Is Groupon Failing?

Groupon’s fall from grace is an excellent case study in how short-term growth can’t hide a broken business model forever.

01 Aug

Landmark Temporary Employment Ruling

The Constitutional Court has ended a long-standing battle over the “deemed employment” of temporary workers, but the ruling raises even more questions.

24 Jul

Is Cost-Plus Pricing Good Or Bad?

Cost-plus pricing is very appealing because it is simple to understand and intuitively fair. However, it also has some significant drawbacks.

16 Jul

Business Plans Suck! (Mostly)

The success of your business plan will depend a great deal on when you prepare it, how much effort you invest, and the marketing insight that informs it.