Small Businesses Invited to Pitch to Cape Union Mart

Small Businesses Invited to Pitch to Cape Union Mart

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On 17 October 2012 Cape Union Mart will be hosting its annual supplier day in Cape Town.

“We’ve always supported small South African businesses, and we realise just how challenging it can be to get a foot in the door as a supplier for a large company,” says Cape Union Mart director, Evan Torrance.

“When Cape Union Mart started out in 1933 as a small business, it was equally tough. Our Supplier Open Day is just one way in which we hope to create opportunities for entrepreneurial development.”

Valuing SA’s SME community

Although not all small businesses they meet at their Open Days become suppliers to the company, Torrance adds that it’s encouraging to see the creativity and passion of South African entrepreneurs: “Many of the small businesses we’ve met in the past have gone on to become suppliers to our various brands.

And for those who didn’t, it was a good opportunity to experience practicing their pitching and idea-sharing skills in a corporate environment.”

Pitch your product

If you have goods or services you would like to offer to Cape Union Mart, send an email to openday@capeunionmart.co.za with a brief overview of your product(s) or service(s).

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