The Concept of Clustering

The Concept of Clustering

Companies are under significant pressure to sustain, develop and grow their businesses within the context of ever-present market forces and competition. Similarly, policy makers are under pressure to create and sustain environments that encourage economic growth and...
Automotive Localisation in South Africa

Automotive Localisation in South Africa

INTRODUCTION: I’m pretty sure you must have heard one or more of the following slogans/ expressions such as – “Buy Local” or “Shop South African”. Or more recently, during COVID-19 in RSA, perhaps you have heard the term “Economic Patriotism” to reflect the desire of...
BMA Sustainability Benchmarking

BMA Sustainability Benchmarking

BMA Sustainability Benchmarking BMA was founded upon developing a world-class benchmarking methodology that assists firms in understanding and improving their operational performance. Over the past two decades, BMA has continually updated and improved the benchmarking...
SA’s Fashion Fix

SA’s Fashion Fix

SA’s fashion fix is better quick than dead Quick-response manufacturing by global clothing retailers such as Zara and H&M is putting the local industry under pressure. To compete, SA needs to look beyond price and labour costs There is a major opportunity for the...