• Wednesday, September 02 2015
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BUSINESS DAY TV: Unique pricing strategy keeps Cashbuild competitive, says CEO

Cashbuild CEO Werner de Jager discusses full-year results, operating environment and company’s acquisitive strategy

AUDIO: BEE doesn’t work in the financial sector, says Bidvest’s Brian Joffe

Bidvest CEO Brian Joffe says there is a lot of uncertainty surrounding BEE, and that black empowerment doesn't work in the financial sector

BUSINESS DAY TV: Restructuring puts Basil Read in good position for future, says CEO

Basil Read CEO Neville Nicolau talks about steps taken to ensure a sustainable return to profitability at the building and construction group

BUSINESS DAY TV: Now is a ‘very good time’ to be considering structured products

Kenric Owen, head of structured products at Investec, on how structured products can protect investors during volatile market conditions

BUSINESS DAY TV: Murray & Roberts holding out in hard environment

Murray & Roberts CEO Henry Laas speaks about full-year results from the construction and engineering group, which saw a steady dividend despite pressure on profit

BUSINESS DAY TV: Upper-income segment buoys Massmart during tough times, says CEO

Massmart CEO Guy Hayward speaks about half-year results and how hardware and home renovation market appear to have been surprisingly robust

BUSINESS DAY TV: Italtile optimistic about earnings performance

Italtile CEO Nick Booth talks about full-year results and 21% rise in trading profit despite difficult environment amid lack of consumer confidence

BUSINESS DAY TV: Upper end of market ‘is more resilient than bottom end’

Woolworths CEO Ian Moir discusses half-year results, how it is bedding down acquisition of David Jones in Australia

VIDEO: Weak tax incentive leaves funding gap for startups

Crowd funding helps spread the risk and gives entrepreneurs the ability of funding themselves and also a platform for them to test the demand for their idea

VIDEO: Access to markets a problem for start-ups, says PwC

The survey also found that while raising money was a concern, the top concern was access to markets particularly with B2B businesses

VIDEO: Soweto’s B&B challenges

Lolo Mabitsela, owner of Lolo’s Guesthouse in Diepkloof speaks of the challenges facing B&B owners

VIDEO: Mabena’s 25 years in radio to be celebrated

Veteran radio personality and Kaya FM breakfast show host, Bob Khomotso Mabena talks about his 25-year celebration in the industry

BUSINESS DAY TV: The benefits of being a small cap in ‘crazy markets’

Tower Property CEO Marc Edwards discusses full-year results from fund, prospects for its first offshore acquisition in Croatia

VIDEO: Four big risks impacting companies in Africa

Risk assurance partner at PwC Carmen Le Grange explains more on the risks and some surprising findings during the survey

WATCH: An introduction to workforce

An introduction to Workforce with CEO Lawrence Diamond

BUSINESS DAY TV: Balance sheet restructuring ‘will help sustain Advtech’s growing investment plan’

Frank Thompson, CEO of Advtech, takes us through half-year results, investment programme, and Curro’s thwarted bid for the group

WATCH: Blue Label Telecoms 2015 results

BLUE Label Telecoms joint-CEO Brett Levy with the highlights of the 2015 annual results

Chef Siba promotes sustainable seafood

Siba Mtongana, one of South Africa's popular chefs on the Food Network, speaks about the importance of sustaining fish at the Good Food and Wine Show in Johannesburg

Hydrogen fuel cells to be piloted in rural schools and clinics

BDlive speaks to Department of Science and Technology director-general Dr Phil Mjwara about the government's plan to pilot hydrogen fuel cell projects at schools and clinics

BUSINESS DAY TV: Group Five’s cash performance ‘pleasing, but bad contract weighs on results’

Group Five CEO Erik Vemer discusses full-year results, which show a 10% fall in revenue, but an improvement in its order book

Hedging funds in unlisted property

We speak to investment and retirement planner Dries du Toit about unlisted property and how investing in property can help​ hedge against the rand or an equity crash

BUSINESS DAY TV: Potential in African agriculture ‘is vast’

Old Mutual Investment Group strategic projects director Craig Chambers discusses recently launched Africa Agriculture fund

BUSINESS DAY TV: China’s devaluation of currency a ‘significant’ move

Steven Barrow of Standard Bank and Liston Meintjies of Sasfin Asset Management speak about whether devaluation of Yuan will help prop up Chinese economy

WATCH: Chef’s Adam Jacob on why he prefers CTO title

We ask Chef’s chief technology officer and co-founder Adam Jacob why he prefers to use the title of CTO rather than that of founder

BUSINESS DAY TV: Ascendis Health buys into Farmalider

Dr Karsten Wellner, CEO of Ascendis Health, discusses the healthcare group’s move into global markets with the R210m purchase of Spanish pharmaceutical group Farmalider

VIDEO: African oil and gas organisations optimistic about upturn in oil price

Activity in the oil and gas industry in Africa has slowed down due to a decline in oil prices in 2014. This is according to the fifth annual Africa Oil and Gas review, released by PwC

BUSINESS DAY TV: Ellies upbeat as earnings slide

Wayne Samson, CEO of Ellies, discusses beleaguered electronics group’s results for year to April and progress with splitting its consumer, infrastructure businesses

Generation Z — the first true digital natives

Generation Z is the world's first population of true digital natives, born in a world of Google, smartphones, social media and the internet

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