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KwaZulu-Natal Business 2018-19 edition

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The 2018/19 edition of KwaZulu-Natal Business is the 10th issue of this highly successful publication that, since its launch in 2008, has established itself as the premier business and investment guide for the KwaZulu-Natal Province. In addition to the regular articles providing insight into each of the key economic sectors of the province, there are special features on the investment prospects of Durban (eThekwini) and on the specific attractions for investors of other regions throughout the province. We are pleased to include a survey of the province’s economy from Trade & Investment KwaZulu-Natal, the dedicated trade and inward investment promotion agency that promises to be “your knowledge partner in business”. To complement the extensive local, national and international distribution of the print edition, the full content can also be viewed online at Updated information on KwaZulu-Natal is also available through our monthly e-newsletter, which you can subscribe to online at, in addition to our complementary business-to-business titles that cover all nine provinces as well as our flagship South African Business title.

FOCUS Supertech takes

FOCUS Supertech takes top honours The Supertech Group took top honours at the BMW SA National Dealer Awards. KwaZulu-Natal’s biggest BMW dealership group, Supertech Group, was a big winner at the BMW South African National Dealer Awards for 2017. With the acquisition of two new dealerships in Pietermaritzburg and Shelly Beach, 2017 was an exciting year for the Supertech Group. Group Chairman Shabir Tayob said he was proud of the three dealerships that took awards and looks forward to seeing the two new dealerships take awards at the next awards event. The group now has dealerships in Durban, Pinetown, Newcastle, Shelly Beach and Pietermaritzburg. Supertech also runs two BMW-approved repair centres in the province. Altogether, the Supertech Group won seven first-place awards with Supertech Durban winning the prestigious Retail Dealer of the Year (Large to Extra-Large) for the third consecutive year. Durban also won the M-Dealer of the Year and BMW Finance Dealer of the Year. The Supertech Newcastle dealership, which falls in the Extra Small-to- Medium Category, took the highly acclaimed Dealer of the Year and the Retail Dealer of the Year. Finally, Supertech Pinetown took the overall Best Customer Service Award in the country. The Pinetown team also received second place in the BMW Finance Dealer of the Year in the Extra Small-to-Medium dealer Supertech Group Managing Director M Ubaid Tayob (right) and Chairman Shabir Tayob accept the Dealer of the Year in the XL – L category from BMW SA and Sub Sahara Managing Director Tim Abbott and BMW SA and Sub Sahara Sales and Marketing Director Lou-Anne Fitzsimons. CONTACT INFO Physical address: 8 Cliff Crescent, Bellair, Durban Postal address: PO Box 41033, Rossburgh 4072 Telephone: +27 31 4651981 Email: Website: category. The Supertech Durban and Newcastle Aftersales teams also stole the show at the National Aftersales Awards held several days after the Sales Awards. Supertech Group Managing Director M Ubaid Tayob said he was extremely proud of his team for the wonderful achievements. “We would not be here if it was not for the support of our customers. For our loyal customers that have always been with Supertech, I thank you for always making the Supertech Group your preferred dealership, and for customers that have just joined the Supertech family through sales or service, I thank you for giving us the chance to give you excellent service and I hope that you stay with the Supertech family for many years to come.” He added that the Durban dealership is the only Extra-Large Dealership in the country, and as the flagship dealership, had to set the example for the group. He also shared his gratitude for the Group’s strong partnership with BMW Finance and thanked the finance team for their continued support. Mr Tayob thanked BMW SA and their directors for believing in his dream to grow the brand and putting their faith and support behind the Group. This is indeed a milestone as the group positions itself as the largest BMW Group in KwaZulu-Natal and one with a strong reputation of excellence in service while creating exciting experiences for each client. KWAZULU-NATAL BUSINESS 2018/19 26

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