Made in Cape Town

NEW INITIATIVE WILL CELEBRATE ALL THINGS CAPE TOWN TO BOLSTER ECONOMIC RECOVERY

The announcement of COVID-19 Alert Level One earlier this month saw local businesses breathe alittle easier as doors opened wider to broader economic opportunities. To support local businesses across the board, from one-person SMMEs to corporates, a number ofkey public, private and NPO stakeholders are joining forces to initiate a “Made in Cape Town”movement that …

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Connecting the world from Cape Town: the Mother City’s BPO sector is flourishing

Globally and locally, business sectors have shed jobs since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, one sector has bucked the trend, showing resilience in the face of uncertainty and supporting a key part of the national, and specifically, the local economy. South Africa’s business process outsourcing (BPO) sector, which operates call centres and back-office …

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It’s official: most people love to buy local products made in Cape Town

The Made in Cape Town survey confirmed what we’d suspected for some time: most people love to buy local products and support local businesses. Run during December 2021 at the Watershed, the gorgeous craft and design-focused centre at the V&A Waterfront, the survey asked 251 people their views on supporting local businesses, with an obvious …

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