Business

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A farmer's milking jelly that has become a popular skincare product in Kenya

While getting sales is hard, sometimes sales can show up from unexpected places. This is the case when people find a different use for your product, one different from what you had in mind when making the product.

Partnership for online financial literacy in South Africa

Worth is Discovery Bank’s financial education partner after the bank partnered with South African startup, Cumulative, to offer online financial literacy courses. Discovery Bank clients with Vitality Money will be able to access Worth online courses at a discounted rate.

Cybersecurity is not just a tech issue but a business problem too

A concerning number of South African companies are not prepared for the inevitability of a cyberattack despite the significant financial and reputational risks.

The thin line between market dominance through innovation and monopoly

Apple’s conduct [vs Epic Games] locks consumers in, preventing them from moving to other systems due to high switching costs. This restricts choice and monopolizes the market.

Doing business in an election year in Kenya

In just slightly over a year, Kenya will head to the polls for the General Elections. Electioneering periods turn out to be a bad period for small businesses.

Potential of digital payments across Africa

According to the Visa COVID-19 CEMEA Impact Tracker, contactless payments and eCommerce shopping grew exponentially, with merchants and consumers showing a sustained preference for digital payments.

Please DM for price

"DM for price" is tantamount to having a supermarket with goods that are well labeled, but with no prices. You pick something, then go to the cashier to confirm the price. That is ridiculous.