online retail

Why Website Speed Matters For Your Business

Why Website Speed Matters For Your Business

Every good company needs a website. It’s a great way to build brand identity, promote your business, and communicate with potential customers. You can even sell various products and services online, if it fits into your company’s profile. In this article, Praise Majwafi investigates how speed can affect your site’s performance.

Arthur Goldstuck: What We Learned From Largest-ever Online Retail Survey Undertaken In South Africa

Arthur Goldstuck: What We Learned From Largest-ever Online Retail Survey Undertaken In South Africa

Arthur Goldstuck is confidently the best-known tech researcher working on the African continent. On the Heavy Chef stage, Arthur unpacked the Visa / World Wide Worx / Platinum Seed eCommerce survey results. On an evening that also featured Yuppiechef's Andrew Smith and Bradley Elliott talking about various aspects of the online retail landscape, Arthur's presentation dove headfirst into the details, gleaning key takeouts and some surprising statistics.

Andrew Smith: Why Yuppiechef Moved From Clicks To Bricks

Andrew Smith: Why Yuppiechef Moved From Clicks To Bricks

Andrew Smith started Yuppiechef with his dear friend Shane Dryden over a decade ago. From selling a handful of products in its first year, it is a now an internationally recognised business that is generating hundreds of millions in turnover. In this action-packed presentation in November 2018, Andrew explains why, in the face of retail doom and gloom, Yuppiechef's decision to launch its retails stores across South Africa was a no-brainer.

Event Report: Online Retail State Of The Nation - Download All The Results Here

Event Report: Online Retail State Of The Nation - Download All The Results Here

Last week Heavy Chef hosted a duo of events in Johannesburg and Cape Town, based on the state of the nation’s ‘Online Retail’ sector. On Wednesday evening, the event was held at Workshop17 in Sandton, headlined by Arthur Goldstuck, Managing Director of World Wide Worx and Brad Elliot, Founder and CEO of Platinum Seed, joined by Ally Khan Pretorius, GM of Uber Eats. On Thursday evening, in Cape Town at Workshop17, Waterfront, the final presentation was given by Andrew Smith, CEO of Yuppiechef.

Nic Haralambous: The End Of Retail As We Know It

Nic Haralambous: The End Of Retail As We Know It

The Heavy Chef Event on the 30th of May featured Nic Haralambous, the man behind Nic Harry, the menswear fashion outlet. Nic gave our audience a captivating look into the South African retail industry and how it compares to international retail, its fight against the growing e-commerce culture and the struggles of big name brands and department stores.

Event May 2017 Cape Town: Nic Haralambous "The End Of Retail As We Know It"

Event May 2017 Cape Town: Nic Haralambous "The End Of Retail As We Know It"

Serial entrepreneur, investor, writer, style icon and speaker Nic Haralambous is speaking at May's Heavy Chef event, with a talk entitled: "The End Of Retail As We Know It". The event is hosted by Heavy Chef at Primedia's stunning venue in Green Point, Cape Town. Book your seat fast, you don't want to miss this.