Five mistakes that will kill any startup

Originally posted on Quartz:
After Clark Benson sold his company eCrush in 2007, he had two choices: He could either take a sabbatical or he could jump right in and start building his fifth company, Ranker, a site that would crowdsource rankings of everything from movies to athletes. Feeling self-inflicted pressure, he chose the latter—and, in his…

Careers | Case Study: Scarosso

In-line with South Africa’s high school graduating class (Matrics) we are going to be following up the many ways in which one can participate in the fashion industry (without necessarily going to fashion school), and how you can make a positive impact on the South African fashion business from where you are… Challenge Accepted Moritz …

Careers | An MBA With An Edge: Specialized Luxury Training

In honour of all South African twelfth graders currently undertaking their final examinations, we at Exchange Magazine SA will be carrying out a (non-sponsored) series of articles documenting the diverse ways in which one can be part of the Business of Fashion in South Africa, beginning with sales, and merchandising… Christal Agostino completed her one-year, …

Underrated SA Designers’ Digital Media, and eCommerce

As we’ve already mentioned before, creating a short list of the most underrated South African Fashion Designers is almost impossible, and anything with less than 20 brands, would be a complete insult to our burgeoning industry, beginning with menswear designers. The irony is that South African Menswear Designers tend to be a lot more integrated, and organised …

South African Designers, Consumers, and Stuff (Part 1)

The past couple of weeks (months) have been so hectic, from wearables, to O2O, there’s so much that’s been going on in international fashion—which ironically has caused us at Jozi Hi! Street to think even more local. When you’re looking at the big picture, it’s easy to forget the pixels that have to stay firmly …

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