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Lauretta Ngakane shares her recipe on the power that e-commerce has to change the lives of many South Africans.

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Lauretta is the head of communications at E-commerce Forum South Africa. A reputation management specialist, marketing and communications expert and e-commerce consultant, she has a proven record of growing brands and and companies. Thanks to her deep understanding of diverse audience perceptions along with a strong financial background, she's been successful at creating integrated solutions in support of blue-chip, private and public sector beneficiaries.


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E-commerce has the potential to change many lives for the better. Because it has a lower barrier to entry than traditional brick and mortar businesses and is cost-effective, it's a solution that many African entrepreneurs can use to effectively grow businesses with impact. As head of communications at E-commerce Forum, Lauretta Ngakane gets to see this first hand on a regular basis. She shares her thoughts on the local e-commerce sector, unpacking why e-commerce could be a solution to a lot of our economic strife.

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In this recipe Lauretta Ngakane outlines the power that e-commerce has to change the lives of many South Africans. 


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