ZEENAT MOORAD: Welcome to The Baby-Sitters Club

Tesla’s new board chair Robyn Denholm is meant to serve as a counterbalance to wacky CEO Elon Musk

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ZEENAT MOORAD: Starbucks heads into the coffee heartland

Many Italians have derided Starbucks’ launch in their country as a ridiculous and provocative joke

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ZEENAT MOORAD: Technology heavyweights lose their bite

It’s been a horrid week for Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Google parent Alphabet

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ZEENAT MOORAD: Hey! Big spender

Netflix has just announced plans to take on $2bn in new debt by offering unsecured bank notes

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ZEENAT MOORAD: Famous Brands’ road to mincemeat

For what seemed like a dog’s age, there was little that restaurant franchiser Famous Brands could do wrong. Then Gourmet Burger Kitchen happened

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ZEENAT MOORAD: What’s in a name?

Name changes tend to reflect a shift in corporate strategy, the move from selling one specific kind of product or shedding an image problem

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ZEENAT MOORAD: Future of department stores in despair

One can’t help but take a slightly despairing view of the future of department stores

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ZEENAT MOORAD: The lure of Medusa

While some luxury brands like Gucci and Dior are riding high on strong demand from China, others have been struggling to capture younger spend

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TOBY SHAPSHAK: Has smartphone innovation peaked?

Has smartphone innovation — along with our interest in these digital heroin dispensers — peaked?

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ZEENAT MOORAD: Coke in a can(nabis)

There is a growing trend of established companies, from booze players to Big Pharma, moving into the marijuana industry as legalisation spreads

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ZEENAT MOORAD: Going ape for Cadbury

Cadbury’s parent, Mondelez International, is having to rethink its game plan to reach millennial consumers

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ZEENAT MOORAD: Coca-Cola jumps on the coffee bandwagon

In its acquisition of Costa for $5.1bn, the beverage giant is keeping up with changing tastes and really just following the consumer

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ZEENAT MOORAD: The meal kit gold mine lands in SA

Checkers has become SA’s first retailer to sell meal kits in its stores

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ZEENAT MOORAD: Bring out the bubbly

PepsiCo, the global consumer brand company that makes Doritos, has bought SodaStream for $3.2bn

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ZEENAT MOORAD: How Elon Musk went feral

As the CEO of a publicly traded company, you can’t just tweet about key strategy changes and pooh-pooh public-market disclosure

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ZEENAT MOORAD: For women, having it all is impossible

If you were wondering, only 2.2% of JSE-listed companies have female CEOs

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