Kasinomics: The Unseen Economy

Kasinomics: The Unseen Economy

by GG Alcock Like the movie The Matrix, the informal economy is invisible but all around us, like a mist drifting by our car windows, hanging around on street corners, covering the townships.  It is growing in an urgent organic pace unmatched by the formal sector....
Focusing on Future Trends with 20/20 Vision

Focusing on Future Trends with 20/20 Vision

by Sasha-Lee de Bod As we enter the second decade of the twentieth century, we have identified twenty trends that all businesses should keep an eye on. Many of these trends have been predicted for some time, however, 2020 will be the year to champion changes and...
10 Commandments of Franchising

10 Commandments of Franchising

by Eric Parker and Sasha-Lee de Bod 1. Thou shall make sure your business concept is proven before you start to franchise. Franchising is a very successful distribution strategy to expand a proven, successful business. It’s not ethical or practical to franchise an...