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  • 07 Mar. 2018

    How To Build Relationships With Your Competitors

    Does building a relationship with your closest business competitors sound like the worst advice you’ve ever heard? While it does go contrary to how we typically approach competition in the marketplace, it has its advantages: You’ll get much further in business by having strategic relationships in place with core competitors as it will increase your knowledge and understanding of the field, reduce unhealthy rivalry and even lead to new opportunities through strength in numbers.

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  • 03 Mar. 2018

    New International Trends In Building And Construction

    Humans have been constructing buildings to live, work and play in for millennia, and as time has passed, our broader knowledge has allowed us to get much better at it. Luckily, most modern constructions are safer and more intricate than buildings in the past ever have been. This means that with new international trends being shared around the world, we can look forward to a future filled with more innovative, technology-driven buildings than ever before. Here are a few trends that will impact the building and construction industry over the next few years. How many of them are applicable to your business?

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  • 02 Mar. 2018

    Household Appliances That Make DIY Easy

    Being a homeowner means that you’re personally responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of your entire property – from the stones paving your driveway, to the taps installed in your bathroom sink. While you’ll never be expected to add a room extension or install an air conditioning unit without professional assistance, there are many day-to-day tasks involving carpentry and repairs you can easily do yourself.

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  • 01 Mar. 2018

    Smart Electronics For Small Businesses

    The first few years of running a small business are some of the most stressful. It’s surviving this period that will determine whether your business thrives or fails. Added to this, is the fact that you’re probably also doing the jobs of three people by yourself. However, even though resources, manpower and finances are always in short supply during this time, you don’t have to suffer. Smart electronics can be a real lifesaver for small businesses by allowing them to get more done at half the cost and in half the time.

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  • 27 Feb. 2018

    Finding Reliable Import Suppliers and Partners

    So you’ve sourced or created an amazing product or service and are ready to share it with the world. Now you need an import supplier or partner, and not just any one will do. Your choice here can make or break your business, adding unnecessary costs and delays that can impact your financial stability, and even influence the lifespan of your business. When looking for a reliable import supplier or partner, make sure you know what your options are and what to look out for so you make a choice you’ll be happy with.

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  • 24 Feb. 2018

    How to build a 57-floor building in less than 1 month!

    Most people will assume that a well-built, safe-to-use multipurpose building that has 57 storeys will take months or even years of planning and building to complete. Yet the Chinese building company: Broad Sustainable Building was able to create all 838 metres of Sky City One in just 19 days.

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  • 24 Feb. 2018

    How To Connect With Potential Partners And Customers In Africa

    Many international businesses are taking hold of the opportunities being provided by the African market. For a long time, this market hasn’t received the global attention it deserved, but is now coming into its own as a powerful customer base. While deciding to enter this market is an easy decision to make for many businesses, finding a relevant African supplier (and identifying a profitable customer market) is more challenging. It’s worth setting up these connections before you step foot in the local marketplace. Here’s what you need to consider:

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  • 24 Feb. 2018

    New International Trends in Smart Homes

    In recent months the Danish concept of ‘Hygge’ has taken the world by storm. It describes feeling or moment of cosiness and intimacy. It’s no surprise that people have taken this as a cue to make their homes more inviting, secure and comforting. This doesn’t have to involve fluffy blankets and candles. We think it will involve using technology to create a Smart Home that better meets their ‘Hygge’ needs.

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  • 22 Feb. 2018

    Recent Smart Electronic Security Trends

    Security will always be a human concern, but thankfully technology has made the options available on the market more diverse than ever. It’s never been easier to find a security solution that fits into your lifestyle and safety requirements, whether you’re a concerned parent wanting to keep an eye on the nanny, or are a business owner needing to keep expensive stock safe. Here are a few smart electronic security trends that might be gracing your neighbourhood sooner than you think.

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  • 05 Feb. 2018

    GTS and Global Africa Network Reach Partnership Cooperation

    Global Trade Show South Africa in Partnership with Global Africa Network is ready to announce this year's issue will be spectacular for the professionals in the industry!

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