Success Stories

Lifeng Textile Company: Global Marketing facilitated the development of a business plan for a textile company and assisted with gaining access to finance. The detail and quality of the business plan together with the skills and expertise required to comply with marketing and financial information requirements led to the granting of a loan of R30 million by the IDC. The project will create 105 new employment opportunities and could lead to import replacement that will create further growth opportunities.

Batlhako Temo Agricultural Cooperative: Global Marketing was commissioned to assist an agricultural Coop to develop a business plan and to facilitate market access by identifying and securing new sales contracts. In the process a new buyer was identified that has since signed an agreement to purchase all the Cooperative’s annual production at a price 12% higher than previously received. GM also assisted in submitting the business plan to Land Reform to access finance to expand and diversify the present agricultural activities, which is presently under consideration.

Export Training and Skills Development: During 2012 and 2013 to date Global Marketing has conducted 4 EDP (Export Development) training courses involving 50 prospective SME‘s wishing to export their products and or services. As a result of attending these export courses several SME’s have been able to improve their competitiveness and export readiness through the development of export marketing plans. Due to the strong marketing management element that is built into the course and also Global Marketing’s extensive past export marketing experience several SME’s have also been able to strengthen their local marketing campaigns and to grow sales. Over the past 18 years Global Marketing has undertaken export marketing and competitive assessments for some 350 companies in all industry sectors.

Export, Marketing and Business Mentoring and Coaching: Global Marketing was appointed to mentor a export company to increase export sales. As a result of the mentoring and assistance a new distributor has been appointed with the market prospects of quadrupling export sales over the coming year.

Chainpack (Pty) Ltd: Facilitate access to finance for the expansion of operations to the value of R40 million.

Koni Multinational Brands (Pty) Ltd: Facilitated the development of a business plan and applied for and assisted in gaining access to funding to establish the project with Connie Ferguson as the Managing Director.