The past few weeks have been nothing short of a nightmare. Without downplaying or ignoring the severe physical and emotional impact this pandemic and subsequent lockdown have on any one person, family or group/community, I believe it is necessary to look at some trends that will have an impact on SMEs and entrepreneurs after we
Free Market Research (Volume 1): Planning To Enter The Food Delivery Industry? Here Are Some Interesting Facts…
Across the world, people are ordering dinner to the Eiffel Tower, breakfast on Bondi Beach, lunch alongside the Tokyo Imperial Palace and picnics to Emmarentia Dam. The explosion in app-based food ordering is still relatively new and, although many people feel guilty about ordering in, it’s a trend that is not going away any time soon.
If we look to the wisdom of some of the greatest minds in recent history, we can find a wealth of knowledge and advice. Here’s what we can learn about the entrepreneurial journey from their experiences. Safari Tip #1: Recognise patterns as they are forming The entrepreneur has an advantage if trends, patterns, and changes
We are heading towards a world where everything is connected, not only online, but also in the physical world of wireless and wearable devices linking cars, with offices, with watches, ovens and street lights. When we add to that the tracking of activities from our smart homes by way of automated thermostats, light fixtures, smart
Getting clients and prospects to engage with your start-up business is like learning a new language. It doesn’t simply just happen over a weekend. It takes time and practice to truly become fluent in speaking the “marketing language” of your clients. So what different dialects should you include in your start-up company’s marketing language to
The Food and Beverage Industry is becoming more competitive with each passing year. The consumer is demanding more and new entrants are offering different approaches to marketing their products. A new era in personalisation is dawning due to the expansion of online and mobile food shopping. As more consumers find modern life to be hectic and
The poultry industry consists of three separate sectors: (1) The day-old chick supply industry (2) The broiler industry, and (3) The egg industry. Overview: Broiler chickens are raised for meat i.e. fresh, frozen or value added (e.g. chicken fingers, saucy steaklets or polony). Egg layers or dual-purpose chickens are used for the production of eggs (they are lighter in weight
Adventure tourism involves exploration or travel to remote exotic areas. It includes unique and challenging experiences during the vacation, in which travelers interact with local populations and connect with their core values. Adventure travel is a kind of niche tourism, which includes numerous activities such as caving, motorcycling, climbing, cycling, hiking, hunting, rafting, and others.
JTB Consulting deals with hundreds of clients every year that are planning to start a new business. One of the major headaches most of our clients face is the lack of reliable, up-to-date, and available market research into the industry and market they wish to enter. Fortunately, an integral part of JTB Consulting’s Solution is the provision
The failure of new and existing South African businesses is a topic that has been discussed and debated for years. According to a study by The Small Enterprise Development Agency (SEDA: 2007), a subsidiary of The Department of Trade and Industry, South Africa has one of the highest failure rates of new SMEs in the
One of the biggest hurdles moms face when starting a new business is how to manage the home, the kids, and a job! It can be done, and many of these moms will actually even find the time to pursue their hobbies and interest as well. First things first, if you are going to start