Small business Mauritius

Seven Common Small Business Mistakes And How To Deal With Them

Sizing up younger, privately held firms is very tricky: Their fortunes can change very quickly, and they aren’t obliged to share their plans and finances with the public.

22 May 2013,

Work at Home: Success for the Couple Bauhadoor

Their reputation was made "by word of mouth," says Deepa Bauhadoor. She and her husband, Aviral, began working at home, transforming a room in the workspace. The niche of this young couple Lallmatie: packaging of wedding gifts, engagement and others.

09 May 2013,

8 Essential Parts to a Business (And How They Work Together)

A small business is a system in which all parts contribute to the success or failure of the whole.

23 Mar 2013,

6 Things About Money You May Not Think About - But Should

Too often, entrepreneurs fail to pay adequate attention to their personal finances, which often are interconnected with their business. Here are six financial issues you might not have on your radar, but should keep in mind:

14 Jan 2013,

5 Ways Small Retailers Can Compete (& Win)

Specialty retailers won't survive against big box stores unless they get aggressive and smart. Here are five ways to compete on experience instead of price.

14 Jan 2013,

Small Entrepreneurs Rise Project Houses "Low-Cost"

Their first project will be completed in Petite-Rivière with forty houses equipped with solar water heaters, panels for production of renewable energy facilities for the production of compost or capture rainwater.

04 Jan 2013,

The Biggest Mistake Small Businesses Make in Brainstorming

Imagine you're leading a brainstorming session at your company. You want to come up with growth strategies for your startup, so you gather your team in a meeting room, generate lots of ideas, and choose the most promising one.

19 Dec 2012,

Low-Cost Ways to Survive Small Business IT Failures

Like it or not, IT systems and computers fail. For a small business, such failures can hit harder in terms of both opportunity costs and downtime.

08 Dec 2012,

Small Shops Worry For Their Survival

The situation goes from bad to worse for small shops throughout the island. Of these approximately 5000 shops that are part of the country, more likely to put the key under the door soon.

17 Jun 2012,

24/7 Business: Those Who Never Close Shop

They are part of these small shops where you can find practically anything, regardless of time or day. Even before the introduction of the concept 24/7, they were the few to offer a service 'Around the Clock'.

27 Mar 2012,

Bad news from Desforges Street hawkers

After a year-long battle to be relocated to Pont de Paris in Port Louis, the hawkers from Desforges Street in the capital are now complaining that business is too slow at their newsite.

24 Feb 2011,