Opinion

2 weeks ago | May 3, 2019

Air Zim revival underway, debt assumption key says Judicial manager

HARARE – The revival of Air Zimbabwe is underway with the arrival of an Embraer plane on Tuesday with two more ...

CBZ doubles profits

Michael Tome & Kudakwashe Mhundwa HARARE – The country’s biggest financial services group, CBZ Holdings ...

1 month ago | April 17, 2019

All breakfasts are equal? Think again

Whether scrambled, sunny-side up or as part of an omelet, eggs are a global breakfast staple. But not all eggs are equal ...

Investing in national entrepreneurship ecosystem

Scaling up companies in now a global phenomenon. Before the digital age, a small business was confined to a local market ...

Does your team know how to sell?

One of the winning tools to any successful sell is making sure that the sales team master the art of pitching. Now we ...

1 month ago | April 12, 2019

IMF forecasts GDP contraction, here is why

The International Monetary Fund this week released economic growth forecast for the world including a negative Gross ...

Surviving the price discovery phase

If your business made it to this second quarter of the year alive, congratulations! You have passed the base level and ...

Origins, purpose of a central bank

What was our goal as a civilisation when we created a central bank and set it to be an integral institution across our ...

1 month ago | April 5, 2019

Did you know?… History of the ‘Golden’ leaf board TIMB

Fradreck Gorwe The history of the present day Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) and the golden leaf itself is ...

Edible oils producers stare at US$100m debts

Golden Sibanda COOKING oil producers are buckling under US$100 million external payments debts, as foreign currency ...

2 months ago | March 29, 2019

First quarter in retrospect

The first quarter of this year has been harsh for small businesses. What would have been the first productive week of ...

Boost your self confidence

Once in a while we need to infuse and boost our teams and even ourselves. It goes without say that our nation and people ...

Time to start rebuilding middle class

As financial performance figures for Zimbabwe’s corporate sector begin to filter through, one cannot help but begin to ...

2 months ago | March 22, 2019

Disaster preparedness for small business

Recent unfortunate events in our nation lead us to reflect these past two weeks on the important issue of disaster ...

Why Zim should worry about trade deficits

In March 2018, while announcing his new tariff plans which eventually led to a full scale trade war against China, ...

Don’t complicate salespeople’s job

The best salespeople have always been knowledgeable, empathic, and helpful. They seek to uncover and capitalise on any ...

How to bounce back from bad financial record

As the markets continue to tighten more companies are looking for working capital to keep their operations going, ...

2 months ago | March 15, 2019

Cashflow and collection problems for small business

This month of March is a defining one for most small businesses. As a nation we have pretty much received all the ...

How to remain relevant

Success isn’t easy — and it certainly doesn’t happen overnight, but there are little things you can do every day to ...

New currency an opportunity for export led growth

Currency reforms have taken centre stage in the economic policy agenda of the country for the past two and half years.