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E-commerce in 2021 and beyond

Only a handful of business owners can look back at 2020 and reflect on a year of substantial growth, and a surge of customers who actively shifted their behavio...

Full Circle

Economist Miyelani Mkhabela on why the “take-make-toss” approach to life is no longer viable – and why we need to embrace the circular economy. ...

Designing the new normal

The rapid spread of COVID-19 has fuelled an unprecedented rate of change. Many people have taken this forced pause as a moment to reflect on what the new normal...

Africa, The Influencer

For any country to develop a healthy and sustainable design economy, it needs to have an active and irreverent young street culture. Creativity at street level ...

Which news do you want first?

There’s a meme doing the rounds of a woman in tattered clothing crawling through a desert, as one might when desperately searching for water. The speech bubble ...

The new wave of wine

Several weeks ago, I spent an entire day in the basement of a London vinyl store. I wasn’t on a quest for some rare Prince LP, although I had to pass through th...

Crafting an Urban Brew

When it comes to urban renewal, waterfront developments are relatively easy (except, perhaps, for Durban and Port Elizabeth, which seem to take a stop-start app...