11 02, 2018

PE-based Tradelane represents South Africa in Italy

By | February 11th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The only South African to represent the country, Tradelane Operational Director, Lusanele Mahlutshana, recently returned from a trip to Italy where she gained international expertise on decent work and women enterprise development. Mahlutshana, a dynamic forerunner in the development of youth and women empowerment through emerging entrepreneurs globally, spent three weeks in Italy – initially [...]

11 02, 2018

Businesswoman to share lessons learnt at Italian conference

By | February 11th, 2018|News|0 Comments

ARMED with lessons from women-owned enterprises from around the globe, a Port Elizabeth-born businesswoman has returned to South Africa to pass on those lessons. Tradelane operational director of enterprise Lusanele Mahlutshana returned from a trip to Italy in December, where she attended a rural development conference hosted by the International Training Centre (ITC) of the [...]

13 11, 2017

Vital Building Blocks for Business Growth

By | November 13th, 2017|Media and Blog|0 Comments

Raymond Ackerman, the successful businessman who started the Pick n Pay supermarket group in 1967, firmly believes in the “four legs of the retail table.” He believes that each of these legs, representing the business, needs to be equally strong to balance the table. WHAT ARE THE FOUR LEGS? 1. Administration This refers to the [...]

27 09, 2017

Understanding Business Growth

By | September 27th, 2017|News|0 Comments

UNDERSTANDING BUSINESS GROWTH Unplanned growth can be disastrous for our business. We need to ask why we want to grow and plan for it. Growth and change will be uncomfortable. We need to highlight the obstacles and prepare for them with a good action plan. The need to move forward “No company can afford not [...]

18 08, 2017

Preparing For Business

By | August 18th, 2017|News|0 Comments

PREPARING FOR BUSINESS – RUN YOUR OWN RACE AT YOUR OWN PACE Small businesses are not only an empowering tool, but also a vital chain in our economy. We employ the most people, we pay taxes and we contribute to the fibre of society. However, being in business is hard work. We have to have [...]