Business in Sandton, May 2018
Welcome to the Megaplex Business Booster Newsletter as advertised in our
longstanding Newsletter: "Shopping in
Sandton". This short monthly newsletter will give you quick tips
that can make your business more profitable, safer and --possibly-- more fun!
Business Tip: Would a Loyalty Programme Help? (Part 2)
Last month we asked, "Could a loyalty programme help your business?"
What if there was a ready-made programme that already has buy-in from
major chains like Checkers, Spur, and Sorbet? One that would reward
your customers when they buy from you, but also reward them --and you--
when they buy elsewhere? One, moreover, that is cheap to join and has
no monthly fees at entry-level?
Such a scheme exists. It is called the Lyoness Cashback Card. Before
you start giving out cards or recommending it to your customers, it is a
good idea to get your own: It costs nothing!
register free at this link. Please fill in your
details (you do not need to tick the box "My Recommender [MEGAPLEX]
registered me during a private meeting"). Download the Lyoness app to
get a virtual card and a wealth of useful shopping features on your
This Will Affect Your Business...
In exercising its constitutional obligation to facilitate public
participation, Government invites your comment on changing the
Constitution to allow for expropriating land without
Secure property rights are the foundation of all democratic
societies. Expropriation without compensation may start with
land, but could easily be extended to all property.
Without title to land, those living on it cannot borrow against
it, and hence have great difficulty building up wealth. It
would be detrimental particularly to the poorest, who will be
prevented from getting a foot on the ladder of wealth creation.
The original Constitutional committee under the chairmanship of
Cyril Ramaphosa inserted the property rights clause into the
Constitution. Blacks had fought and died to get back property
and property rights stolen from them. Now as President, does Mr
Ramaphosa want a country in which blacks have no property
Restitution is essential, but it is not necessary to undermine
property rights to achieve this. The State already has the right
to appropriate land, but has failed to use it effectively.
It would even contradict the Freedom Charter, which says "The
land shall be shared among those who work it", not that the land
shall belong to the State, to allocate and remove it at the whim
of officials, as has happened in Zimbabwe to its great
click this link to have your say, and then
share with your contacts.
The closing date is
15 June 2018 (an unusually short period for
All the best from Rick at megaplex.co.za,a,
the most helpful website for shops in Sandton.
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