Business Advice
Nov 7, 2019

To The Business Owners In The Ring

Not many people know the names Jack Dempsey and Jess Willard but if you’re a…
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Fast Forward Funding
Business Advice
Nov 5, 2019

How Your Business Can Budget For The Holidays

Christmas time is a holiday season where most people often think of having fun, going…
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Retail Capital Business Funding
Market News
Oct 30, 2019

Mid-Term Budget Statement

Small business got no govt support -why not Minister Mboweni?   Today saw the Minister deliver…
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Business Advice
Oct 25, 2019

Are You Maximizing On Black Friday?

As a business owner, Black Friday can seem daunting, time consuming and highly competitive but…
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Your cash flow partner
Article
Oct 8, 2019

The State Of Investment

It’s been said that when it comes to investing, what is comfortable is rarely profitable.…
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Market News
Oct 8, 2019

Global SME Finance Awards

We are extremely proud to announce that Retail Capital has been awarded Silver for Product…
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FUNDING FOR SCALABILITY
Business Advice
Oct 2, 2019

How To Grow Your SME

A successful business doesn’t stop and start with a good idea. One of the single-most-important…
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EASY ACCESS TO BUSINESS FUNDING
Market Insights
Sep 16, 2019

Is Your Data Safe?

Data;  2019’s buzzword. Coined ‘the new oil’. Touted as ‘the way of the future’. “Without…
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INSTANT ACCESS TO FUNDING
Article
Sep 4, 2019

Fast Forward – South Africa’s SME Sector Come 2030

Between today and 2030, the digital revolution will profoundly change how small business owners in…
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SME News
Aug 8, 2019

Women Driving A Green Vision For Africa

From the headlines of newspapers to social media posts, the green revolution has begun. No…
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Article
Aug 7, 2019

Reinventing SME Funding

Despite the important contribution small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs) make to the economic growth of South Africa,…
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Article
Jun 25, 2019

What Does It Take To Be A Millennial Entrepreneur?

When asking millennials about where they see themselves career-wise, many will reveal their dream of…
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Market Insights
Jun 13, 2019

The Evolution of Entrepreneurship

Starting a business is exhilarating. It is the first step in a long journey of…
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BUSINESS FRIENDLY FUNDING
Campaign
Jun 10, 2019

The Essence of Business

"Songo" means 'essence' in IsiXhosa   In October 2018, we embarked on our annual campaign…
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Article
Jun 5, 2019

10 Top Tips on Creating a Sustainable Business

World Environmental Day is celebrated worldwide on 5 June. Whilst it is a United Nations…
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Article
May 30, 2019

Fast Forward Funding

Making the decision to grow our scale your business is a big decision and often…
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Article
May 20, 2019

Local Companies Combine Forces To Boost SMEs

PRESS RELEASE   Two Cape-based companies have joined forces to ensure that small and medium-sized…
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QUICK & EASY FUNDING
Article
Apr 25, 2019

Digital Paid Advertising: Your Best Bet

  Over the past 10 years the world of social media has gone from: "Why…
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Article
Apr 12, 2019

Digital Disruption Is Coming For SMEs

I remember sitting in a hall during my university welcome speech and the dean said…
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REINVENT YOUR BUSINESS
Article
Mar 28, 2019

Bridging The Digital Divide – 10 Tech Tips For SMEs

1. OPTIMIZE YOUR WEBSITE FOR MOBILE Your website needs to be updated regularly, easy to…
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Article
Mar 20, 2019

Powering Through

Over the past few weeks we have became a country who woke up to the…
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ACCESS TO WORKING CAPITAL
Article
Mar 19, 2019

5 Tips To Crack Up Your Sales This Easter

Marshmallow eggs, chocolate and Easter bunnies are lining the shelves. April is the month that…
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Article
Feb 13, 2019

Finding Your Grit In 2019

After a sobering State of the Nation address and in the spring of the election,…
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Article
Jan 25, 2019

Growing Your Business Should Not Be Like Jumping Out Of A Plane

“Bracing yourself for a bumpy ride” or “watching the seatbelt light go on”, should not…
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Article
Jan 10, 2019

Back to Business for SA SMEs

Those who “fail to plan, are planning to fail” (Winston Churchill). It sounds harsh but…
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Article
Sep 12, 2018

Preparing for profit this festive season

The SME guide to preparing for the festive trade – As a business owner, you…
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Article
Feb 23, 2018

Wat beteken R2.1 miljard vir Kleinsake-ondernemings

Die kleinsakefonds van net R2,1 miljard wat deur Malusi Gigaba, Minister van Finansies, in die…
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Press Releases
Aug 18, 2017

Investing in Woman Entrepreneurs

Grassy Park salon owner is grateful to financier who took a chance on her The…
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Jul 5, 2017

Investing in your business pays off

If your business is seasonal, it might seem like a good idea to invest in…
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Press Releases
Jun 14, 2017

New Form of Funding for Entrepreneurs to Grow their Business

Access to funding is a thing of the past for entrepreneurs and small business owners,…
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Article
Jun 8, 2017

South Africans’ Credit Card Data Protected by International Standards

Credit card fraud is still rife in South Africa, but merchants and customers using credit…
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Uncategorized
May 16, 2017

Retail Capital Article – Rating Opens Doors to SME Funding

The according of a BB(ZA) rating to Retail Capital, which provides working capital to businesses,…
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Apr 13, 2017

6 ways for Retailers to make the most of the Easter rush

With the Easter weekend on our doorstep, many retailers are preparing for the potential surge…
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Mar 6, 2017

Leadership Magazine Article | Funding the Economic Boom

With SMEs rightfully earmarked as the key to South Africa's financial future, Leadership Magazine explores…
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Uncategorized
Feb 23, 2017

In the News | Fuel levy likely to impact SMEs, retail most

#Budget2017: Fuel levy likely to impact SMEs, retail most 2017-02-22 10:26:25 PM Cape Town -…
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Feb 22, 2017

7 Ideas on How To Expand Your Business

If your business is doing well and you are considering ways to expand your business, remember…
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Feb 9, 2017

Fine Business Radio | Karl Westvig interview

As funders of SMEs, Retail Capital is well positioned to track the growth trends being…
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Jan 25, 2017

9 Top Financing Options for SMEs

One of the biggest headaches for entrepreneurs with a new business or business plan is…
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ArticleOnline
Sep 17, 2013

Strategies for Success in Tough Trading Conditions

The current economic climate is challenging. Significant increases in energy, fuel and food costs, coupled…
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Business/Trade IndustryOnline
Sep 17, 2013

Entrepreneur Online: “Ask Entrepreneur” with David Lewis

David Lewis joined Entrepreneur magazine's online expert panel. Click here to read more.
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Print Media
Jul 4, 2013

Sources of funding for franchises

International franchises are growing in Africa on the back of saturated western markets and consumers’…
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Market News
May 14, 2013

There Has Never Been a More Important Time to Invest in Your Restaurant!

The current economic climate is challenging. Pressure on consumer spending, devaluation of the Rand and…
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Audio
May 2, 2013

Bruce Whitfield – Money Talk radio interview

Bruce Whitfield - Money Talk
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Audio
May 2, 2013

SAFM Afternoon Talk Radio Interview

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Print Media
Feb 5, 2013

Your Business Magazine

Featured in Your Business Magazine, 1 December 2012 A new source of funding for existing…
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Market News
Feb 5, 2013

SA Food Review

Featured on www.foodreview.co.za, 19 November 2012
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Print Media
Feb 5, 2013

South African Insurance Time and Investment: New Turnover Funding Model

Featured 1 December 2012 in print edition
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Print Media
Feb 5, 2013

South African Hair Dressers Journal: Offering Business Loans

Featured 1 December 2012 in print edition
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Press Releases
Jan 23, 2013

How to thrive: insights into the restaurant trading environment and lessons to learn from brands who are doing things right

In the current economic climate the restaurant industry has found itself under increasing pressure. People…
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Video
Jan 18, 2013

CNBC Africa

With the latest employment figures revealing a steep decline in the number of self-employed individuals,…
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Print Media
Jan 17, 2013

Finweek

Featured 20 December 2012 in both English and Afrikaans versions of the printed publication
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Market News
Jan 17, 2013

RETAIL CAPITAL SMALL BUSINESS BAROMETER: SUMMER 2012

HIGHLIGHTS: ________________________________________________________________________________________ The Summer 2012 Retail Capital Small Business Barometer focused on small business owners…
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AudioMarket News
Dec 13, 2012

TAKING THE GAP 19 DON’T SELL PAST THE CLOSE

Interview with David Lewis CEO of Retail Capital. Retail Capital recently concluded a Small Business…
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Video
Dec 13, 2012

Summit TV – Business IQ Interview

Listen to Dave Lewis, CEO of Retail Capital, discussing challenges facing entrepreneurs in securing funding.…
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Market News
Oct 19, 2012

Alternative Funding for SMEs

Unsurprisingly, access to working capital was attributed as the biggest challenge faced by SMEs. The…
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Market News
Oct 12, 2012

Retail Capital Small Business Barometer: Summer 2012

The Summer 2012 Retail Capital Small Business Barometer focused on small business owners within the…
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Market News
Oct 10, 2012

Alternative funding sought when banks decline business loans

David Lewis, Chief Executive Officer of Retail Capital – a business cash advance provider –…
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Market News
Oct 8, 2012

Money for your small business

With the latest employer figures revealing a decline in the number of self-employed individuals –…
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Jun 4, 2012

Case Study : Beluga Restaurant

In 1999, Beluga opened its doors for the first time in a historic, 100 year…
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