Turning pirates into partners: How innovation along the value chain can unlock jobs and brand loyalists – Yellowwood

Bigger is not always better. In the past, vertical and horizontal integration were the guiding principles of business, and that led to mammoth businesses with control over the whole value chain. South Africa, as a result, has some Very Big Business and this can be inefficient and costly, diverting resources away from core competencies to peripheral and historical assets, and slowing down the business when it needs to innovate to keep up with new global competitors.
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Arcade – Kirsten Goss

The latest Kirsten Goss collection is best described as darkly romantic with an edge of subversive drama. Fusing the flamboyance and audacity of 20’s Gatsby with a dash of punk for good measure, the bold new Arcade range features asymmetric earrings, striking cuffs and a brass geometric necklace. Says Kirsten; “Although we’re currently living through an economic depression, that doesn’t stop us yearning for the feminine and the beautiful, as we did in the past.” Continue reading