42 Local Companies whose customer approach is beating the current economic slump.

There are a number of local companies which have recorded growth in the current tough economic times. Which businesses are these and how have they managed to achieve this?

— Ecommerce —

Top watch

Topwatch is the leading watch trader in South Africa and is expanding into Africa. Not only is the watch a timeless piece, but a lifetime investment and at Topwatch you can purchase this luxury item even at a fraction of the original price, they specialize in sourcing new and pre-loved luxury watches. The global team at Topwatch has been dealing in watches for several years. Their experts allow you to select only the finest timepieces internationally available and get them delivered to your door. At Topwatch you can sell your watch, trade in your watch or repair your watch. They always strive to offer the best prices when selling yet paying the highest possible prices when buying. View all the biggest brands here incl. Rolex, Omega, Tag Heuer, Breitling and Panerai.

Running a webs-store is like hitchhiking the superhighway. Someone might stop, most not. Visiting one is like stopping at a hitchhiker, look, judge, accelerate. is the weekend market where likeminded sellers and shoppers already stop with purpose – selling talent, buying joy. Why do marketing when you should create? Link your trusted site with us. Why buy from unsupervised strangers. Be picky in your buying. Buy from in SA.


At Soaring Free Superfoods, they define superfoods as organic or wildcrafted, raw, plant-based whole foods that have been recognised since ancient times as being able to heal and nourish the body. Superfoods re-boot your system, boost your nutrient levels and restore equilibrium. Modern, mass-produces food is no longer nourishing enough to keep you as well-tuned and energised as you need to be to sustain your fast-paced lifestyles. Soaring Free Superfoods products are certified organic or wildcrafted & certified pesticide free, guaranteeing you far higher levels of trace minerals and nutrients, and negligible levels of pesticide contamination.

Dry ice

“Africa’s Leader in Dry Ice Manufacturing, Distribution and Blasting Since 1994”Buy securely online today – Nationwide Delivery* #1 Dry Ice Solution in South Africa.For more than two decades, Dry Ice International has been recognised as the leader in dry ice manufacturing, distribution and dry ice blast cleaning in South Africa, as well as other parts of Africa.

— Specialised Software Companies —


Khanyisa Real Systems (KRS) is a growing software development company in South Africa and have assisted companies of all shapes and sizes with their specific software needs. KRS has an exceptional record for consistently delivering software that makes real business sense. Our software engineering is about passionate, skilled, forward thinking and involved people with repeatable, proven processes to deliver software that works for your business.


If you have any inventory management problems Multi-Weigh Technologies is the solution for you. With Multi-Weigh’s Warehouse Management System (WMS) you can improve the efficiency of your company’s warehouse operations. From inventory control, shipping and receiving, to order fulfilment, WMS is designed to make the day to day operations of a warehouse flow smoothly. This will transform your warehouse into a customer service centre by providing you with visible accurate real-time inventory data. This tight efficient control of Multi-Weigh’s Warehouse Management System will provide you with accurate first-time deliveries and fewer customer queries and returns.

Pay Day

PayDay Software Systems is a leading, professional Payroll and Human Resources Software Company used by small to large businesses, accountants and municipalities that adds value via the application of a client-oriented and user-empowerment approach. View their payroll software here.

WEBA chutes

Weba Chutes is a well-established transfer chute company since 1965, they are based in South Africa and operate in numerous regions throughout the world. Many mines have the need for a reliable transfer chute that can effectively move materials from deep within the mine to the surface. With a transfer chute in place, you’ll have a reliable, sustainable, solution. Weba Chutes offer a total solution for transfer point and transfer chute problems. By transferring materials via a reliable chute, mines can instantly improve productivity and minimise the downtime experienced whenever maintenance is needed.

Plastic surgery.Review

Hailed as the “TripAdvisor” of cosmetic surgery. has revolutionized the way people select and interact with cosmetic surgeons. Past patient reviews, ratings, “before and after” photos, videos and more all guide users’ decisions in both their surgeon, and procedure choice.


OnGuard is one of the most trusted security companies in South Africa, they provide the best security systems in the country. OnGuard offers a variety of products and guard patrol monitoring systems in South Africa that are sure to meet the needs of their clients. Providing moment by moment management of security personal and the sites they are tasked to protect, OnGuard’s real-time monitoring system provides analysis, recording, interpersonal communication between guards on patrol and their supervisors, control room safeguards and detailed patrol reporting and backup data via a combination of intelligent hardware and software systems.

Obscure technologies

Obscure Technologies is a firm of experts with many years of experience, specialised in brokering the best security solutions to market. They have the following Technology Partners: Forescout, Symantec, Radware, Paloalto, Okta, Rikiq and Trend Micro. By keeping up-to-date with dynamic security trends, global developments, local markets and the uppermost benchmarks of service, Obscure Technology are able to sustain and enhance their own expertise. Obscure Technologies dreams, lives and breathes security – which, for them, is more than selling a point security product.

Axon wireless

Axon Wireless gives you the no 1 Customer Registration Biometric Device! Axon Wireless have over twelve years of extensive experience in delivering customer enrolment solutions for Telecommunication and Financial Services. Axon Wireless is a trusted technology partner for large-scale customer enrolments for Telecommunication and Financial Services in developing markets. Axon combine biometrics, automated Id card-reading solutions, AI-powered machine vision and biometric devices to enrol and provision your customers quickly, securely digitally and with integrity. The result is a rich, reliable, biometrically enabled customer data-set that ensures compliance, minimises account activation times and reduces both fraud and identity theft.


Healthbridge is a proven platform trusted by more than 5000 medical professionals. Healthcare is an information-intensive industry, involving complex interactions between different parties, ranging from medical professionals and patients to medical aids and healthcare stakeholders. Healthbridge manage this constant flow of information between the various parties to help medical professionals streamline their practice processes. Let Healthbridge show you how easy it is to manage patient visit history, clinical notes and pathology reports, schedule follow-up appointments, create sick notes, prescriptions and referrals and so much more, all from a tablet.


Making a good 1st impression has never been more important when it comes to web design. Studies have found that the human attention span has decreased from 12 seconds to 8 seconds in the last 13 years. SEOPros is synonymous with not only delivery world-class internet marketing services but we also have a department specializing in professional web design. Our digital marketing services are tailored to send targeted traffic to your website & mobile app to generate qualified leads and grow your business. We grow clients’ online business by around 174%. We do all work in-house with no outsourcing. We’re real people, with a real passion for what we do. For the best in professional website design in South Africa, at the best prices and service.

— Professional Contractors and Services —

Neat Roads

Neat Roads (Pty) Ltd is a Road Marking and Maintenance company based in Tshwane. Neat Roads offer quality road marking services to the general public, corporate and government institutions at affordable prices and excellent and responsive services. Neat Roads work on national and provincial and urban roads as well as service the small industry, i.e. office parks, shopping malls, etc.

Bundu dakke

With more than 25 years of experience BunduDakke specialises in cladding thatch roofing with Harvey Tiles and Metro Tiles across South Africa. Whether you have a weathered thatch roof that is in need of an affordable upgrade or if you planning to build a new thatched roof, Harvey Tiles is the most economical alternative in the industry. Harvey Thatch gives you the same cosy atmosphere as thatch roofing, but this type of durable roof cladding requires much less maintenance and is approved by the South African Bureau of Standards. BunduDakke can fit any roof structure and install Harvey Tiles in no time. is a simple user-friendly platform saving you time and money. It allows you, the property owner to request single or multiple quotes for any home or company building, maintenance or renovation project from reputable, reliable and registered building contractors.


CTW Construction Group is a successful, dependable medium sized construction company with a wealth of experience on a variety of construction services. The high-quality construction services that CTW offer are: Ceilings, Decking, Roofing, Coating and Painting, Pergolas, Waterproofing, Cladding & Fencing, Balustrades and Asbestos Removal & Disposal. The CTW group have extremely resourceful teams of individuals capable of implementing their work to the highest standards in order to satisfy the expectations of their clients.


Ant Projects is a well-established professional handyman service who provide skilled labour to fix all your household handyman, plumbing and electrical problems. Ant Projects is the go-to company for new installations, repair work and maintenance work both interior and exterior as well as your rubble removal requests. is a directory where you can search for or advertise services for electricians, handymen, plumbers, rubble removal, cleaning services and much more.

Legacy Decks

Legacy Decks in Gauteng offer you premium outdoor living through innovative, durable and environmentally friendly products. Their composite decks will provide a fresh breath of air to your surroundings and are completely weatherproof. It is completely maintenance free and like timber decks that need to be treated regularly to prevent damage, composite decking can be returned to its pristine condition with a simple wash.

Composite Base Rig Mats offers you portable, re-usable, recyclable, mega deck, durable base and trackway access solutions. No matter what the ground conditions are Composite Base Rig Mats make the perfect temporary protective surface for turnarounds, heavy-duty roads, and staging or work areas. CBRM is designed with durability in mind, the Pro Road roadway systems support constant traffic, extreme climates and repeat reusable deployment.

Pinnacle Structural Repairs

Pinnacle Structural Repairs  is one of the top underpinning & jack piling contractors in Durban, Kwazulu Natal, with years of experience in underpinning and jack piling to repair cracked walls and structural damages due to sinking foundations. Pinnacle Industries CC is a versatile construction group that has built its reputation around solid and reliable project delivery.


Blinds 4U is one of the leading blind supplier companies in South Africa, they are a premier boutique blinds firm with the best prices and value on affordable quality blinds. Blinds4U offers a wide range of the highest quality customised blinds, umbrellas and, most recently, tinted and frosted windows. They will visit your home or office with a sample range of fabrics and materials, and advise you on new products, the best prices or trends in the industry. Windows or doors will be measured for a quotation, and experienced representatives will guide you all the way through from selection of the product to free installation.


iRestore are specialists with more than 25 years’ experience in the Apple field. Their focus is on providing efficient solutions for all your Apple hardware requirements & support needs. All Apple equipment, old or new models, are repaired professionally and cost effectively. Most faults and repairs of you Apple device are resolved and completed the same day by Apple experts. They supply the full Apple product range and stock a wide selection of accessories as well as those ‘hard to find’ items, which if they don’t have, they will source for you.

Just Physio

Just Physio is one of the top physiotherapy practices situated in Pretoria. The practice (Elbe Coetzer Fisioterapeute) was established 10 years ago and recently changed ownership under Adrien Dannhauser to Just Physio.

Trunel Bags

Trunel Bags is a packaging supplier that places high value on quality products, service excellence, on-time delivery and competitive prices. They have been in business since 2008. Trunel is a leading supplier of quality bulk bags, plastic and polypropylene bags and sheeting in South Africa. They specialise in new and misprint polypropylene, plastic, knitted and loom vegetable bags as well as plastic sheeting, silage sheeting and pallet wrap.

— Tourism and Travel —


Safaria’s Exclusive Guided Kruger Park Safari Tours have been created to offer their guests a wide variety of traditional Kruger National Park Safari packages for individuals, couples, families and small groups. From standard packages to luxury safari packages they offer the best deals and tips on the perfect Kruger National Park experience. All of their safaris are personally created to ensure that each itinerary delivers the best that Kruger has to offer. is your gateway to literally everything you need to know about the Kruger National Park. You can find all the information about all the camps on this platform, from what to do to where to stay with all the accommodation options. You can choose from a variety of safari options or create your own safari for your own adventure needs. You can also book all your favorite rest camps from Pretoriuskop Rest Camp to Lower Sabie Rest Camp direct online too.

Moafrika Tours

Moafrika Tours is a touring company with a difference. They offer affordable day tours to explore Pretoria, Johannesburg, Soweto, Pilanesberg, Durban and Cape Town. If you’re looking for an adventurous itinerary for your family holiday package contact Moafrika Tours for the newest 2019/2020 prices. Moafrika Tours are Satsa accredited and are the best tour operators who can help you create your own customized tour or suggest some of their popular packages to Pilanesberg, the Kruger National Park, the Garden Route, Victoria Falls, Botswana ,Mozambique Namibia and Uganda. View their long stay South African Tours here.

Southern Circle

Southern Circle Tours & Safaris is an inbound tour operator and complete destination management agency into South Africa. They are able to arrange your complete package in South Africa may it be guided tours, self-drive packages or accommodation hotel/airport transfers or the hire of a vehicle. They have a professional team designing specialized tour itineraries to meet any requirement. Just a few of their popular destinations: Garden Route, Durban, Cape Town, Sani Pass, Johannesburg, Kruger National Park, Panorama Route, Drakensberg Mountains, Victoria Falls, Okavango Delta, Chobe and Namibia.

Tydon Safaris

Tydon African Safaris is a safari tour operator specializing in wildlife safaris for the luxury traveller, budget adventure seeker, families, couples and small groups to South Africa to the Kruger National Park and Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve. Priding themselves on personal service excellence and understanding their clients’ needs is one of Tydon African Safaris’ top priorities. This ensures that their clients have a rewarding and memorable safari, which meets all their expectations.

Wolwekrans Eco Lodge

Wolwekrans Lodge is situated on a stunning 120-hectar mountainous farm in the protected Schoemanskloof Bavaria, Mpumalanga. They were recently named as one of the 16 best mountain lodges in South Africa by Getaway Magazine. Wolwekrans Lodge is absolutely perfect for romantic and family getaways in Mpumalanga situated close the world famous Kruger National Park. Experience self-catering accommodation with a blend of untouched nature. Every chalet has its own private boma, deck, fully equipped kitchen and braai facilities, best of all each chalet is 100% eco-friendly with electricity being supplied via solar, gas and battery power. Perfect accommodation for the family.

— Finance and Stocks —

FMJ Financial

An established company specialising in compiling and submitting tax returns for individuals. While most companies offer various services, it is believed that providing such a variety of services detracts from the area of speciality. Working with FMJ Financial ensures a high standard of work as well as the ability to defend the content of submitted returns.

SA Shares

SA Shares is the most comprehensive platform of JSE Listed shares. With SA Shares you can invest in SA listed companies online and you can buy shares in any JSE listed firm or index through our experienced certified stockbrokers or directly by yourself. They strive to give the best strategic advice to every potential investor in every scenario. The platform now offers asset finance direct via their platform too.

Stock Market Dynamics

At Stock Market Dynamics (PTY) LTD their mission is to simplify your current financial situation, and help you prepare for what’s down the road. Their mission is to help people navigate through changing market conditions and their individual life circumstances in order to find a strategic plan that best fit their needs. Services that Stock Market Dynamics has to offer: Investment Advice, Wealth Management, Financial Planning and Stock Tips. With their services, you have everything you need to start trading Forex, CFD’s, Shares and Commodities. It’s never too soon to start thinking about your financial future, and to start saving for it.

Stock Market College

Stock Market College is one of the biggest stock market learning academies in Africa. They render a service to clients, providing knowledge of the national and international economies, combined with knowledge on how to trade in financial markets. Their aim is to produce independent students able to play a creative role in their community as well as in broader society.  Learn to Trade now.

— B2B Specialists —


BossJansen is one of the leading Executive search firms in South Africa. They specialise in 4 main segments: Executive Search in South Africa, Executive Search on the African Continent, Non-Executive Directors and Training & Development of In-House client sourcing teams. With 25 years of unrivalled experience, their team is made up of professionals from diverse industry backgrounds that have both strong local and international experience. As brand ambassadors for their clients, BossJanson skilfully procure the best talent in the market with the utmost of integrity and diligence.

Measured ability

Measured Ability (MASA) Companies have been in the recruitment business for over three decades, and have evidenced the successful placement of hundreds of thousands of candidates throughout South Africa and the African continent as well as the Middle East. Measured Ability Group of companies (recruitment agencies, labour broking, nursing agencies, offshore recruitment and outsourced cleaning) goes above and beyond their client’s expectations through rigorous screening of the candidates.

— Breakthrough Start Ups —


Legally unlock your asset for cash. DriveAwaySA offers you to unlock the cash value of the car you own in 24-48 hours and keep driving. Their product is structured so that they can lawfully and responsibly allow clients to access the funds that they need for whatever reason, by facilitating the sale of the vehicle they own and providing them with an option to rent their former or another vehicle so they can put the money they need in their pocket and DriveAway.


Businesses4Sale is one of the top online business broking companies in South Africa. If you are looking for a business in a specific industry, a certain geographical location, by price, by industry, you can set your search criteria accordingly, and you can see what businesses they are currently representing. They specialise in business fields from the hospitality industry and engineering to tourism and substantial business. Businesses4Sale connects people looking to buy or sell a business with the newest and most exciting online business broking tool. View all businesses for sale online now.

Is it an opinion or is it a fact? What’s going on in the financial sector? Get all the latest financial and stock exchange news on and make your own conclusion. Learn to trade stocks and all other financial elements.

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Caxton Reporter

Caxton Local Media’s readership remains the highest in the communities that it serves. The group has 123 newspapers with representation in the majority of provinces across the country and over 60 community news websites.
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