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Best of Hello Smart Blog 2018

December 6, 2018
Best of Hello Smart Blog 2018

Can you believe it’s the end of the year? 2018 has certainly gone by in a wink of an eye and now it’s that time of year when everyone is thinking about beachy holidays, planning their Christmas shopping and wondering how on earth 2018 flew by so quickly? And what a year it’s been here at OFS Smart Repair and on Hello Smart Blog… We’ve had BIG developments and BIG changes, but most of all, we had the BEST time! We met kick butt women in business, Annette Griesel of Little, Margaret Whitfield a.k.a the lovely music maven DJ Magpie and our very own Director…

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Bright Sparks

Busi Maile • Smart Repair Group

September 25, 2018
Busi Maile • Smart Repair Group OFS Smart Repair C3 Auto Body Repair Academy

Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower • Steve Jobs Meet Busi Maile. Intelligent, innovative and determined. Busi is as much a lady as she is a leader. Impeccably stylish and graciously smart, she is the dynamic CEO of C3 Auto Body Repair Academy, one of only three Merseta accredited auto body repair training centres county wide, as well as the Director of Stakeholder Relations & Procurement of OFS Smart Repair and the Smart Repair Group. A truly gifted and talented young professional, Busi started her first business in her 20s, a unique training program enabling disadvantaged youth to train and qualify as auto body repair…

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Cool Spots

Creative Edge

August 7, 2018
Cool Spots • Creative Edge Bloemfontein

Creative Edge Reizis Square, 1 Torbet street, Bloemfontein Creative Edge on Facebook Creativity is intelligence having fun – Albert Einstein Situated in the hipster cool Reizis Square in a loft on the corner of Andries Pretorius and Waverley road Bloemfontein is the bespoke furniture, lighting and furnishing accessories showroom Creative Edge. A trendy hub of contemporary design, a punch of bold colour and fabulous interior, Creative Edge is known for sourcing, supplying and manufacturing the most eclectic and exquisite designer furniture and homeware. Founded in 2008 in Bloemfontein by Norman and Hettie Bester as part of the Eclipse Group, Creative…

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Brainy Business

These are the best family cars in South Africa

June 21, 2018
These are the best family cars in South Africa • Land Rover Discovery 2018

From compact yet spacious hatches, to high-end luxury 4x4s, South Africans have a range of top family cars to choose from, says AutoTrader. The online automotive classifieds advertising website noted that selecting the right car for you will obviously depend on your family requirements. Therefore AutoTrader suggested considering the following points when shopping for family cars, starting with the number of occupants, both two and four-legged. Body style – you may have a passion for SUVs, for instance. Storage areas – from cup holders to the luggage capacity. Safety features – always important when transporting your loved ones. Economy – if…

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Cool Spots

The OFS Smart Repair Paint Shop

April 20, 2018
The OFS Smart Repair Paint Shop

The OFS Smart Repair Paint Shop 49 Fritz Stockenstrom street, East End, Bloemfontein ofssmartrepair.co.za Painting is easy when you don’t know how, but very difficult when you do • Edgar Degas Welcome to the OFS Smart Repair Paint Shop. Located in one of the city’s top industrial areas, our 5 star Paint Shop is Bloemfontein’s coolest repair hub. Covering more than 1800 m² of our 5200 m² workshop, the OFS Paint Shop is a trendy space of friendly, highly skilled staff and ultra modern top-of-the-line technology and equipment. Did you know:  As a local market leader delivering firsts for over 34 years,…

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Street Style • The SMART Graphic Tee

March 22, 2018
Street Style • The SMART Graphic Tee

Introducing the custom SMART Graphic Tee 2018 collection Consider Graphic Tees the longtime wardrobe staple of the cheeky. Loudly stamped with a bold phrase or visual, the Graphic Tee is the perfect way to show a bit of personality while adding an edgy touch to an otherwise standard outfit. Among the fashion crowd, the graphic T-shirt trend, in particular, has reigned supreme in 2018. Every brand, from fast fashion to designer, is on board and consumers are snapping them up! Just add a blazer, a stylish skirt or chic trouser for a trendy work-appropriate look. SMART Inspiration: Of course, when…

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Brainy Business

The 5 most popular car brands in South Africa right now

March 6, 2018
The 5 most popular car brands in South Africa right now • Toyota Corolla 2018

Naamsa (National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of SA) has released its latest vehicle sales and exports report, with over 92,124 vehicles sold in the first two months of 2018. In an analysis of the data, Absa said that this amounts to a 6.6% decrease when compared to the 98,587 vehicles sold in the first two months of 2017. Of these cars sold, Absa said that: 84% were sold by dealers to the public 9.7% went to the rental industry 2.6% were sold to government and 3.7% were sold to corporates. TOP 5 most popular car brands sold in South Africa Of the…

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Brainy Business

8 of the most anticipated cars coming to South Africa in 2018

February 6, 2018
Jaguar E-pace • 8 of the most anticipated cars coming to South Africa in 2018

I’ve always been asked, ‘What is my favourite car?’ and I’ve always said ‘The next one.’   Carroll Shelby According to a December 2017 report by Wesbank, demand and stocks for used vehicles is slowly drying up across South Africa, leaving motorists to search for new models at a bargain. WesBank’s data showed that the current replacement cycle for new cars is at 44 months. The ageing carpark means consumers are ready to replace their vehicles before service and warranty plans lapse. These consumers also want new cars that bring a promise of reliability as well as fuel-efficient technologies. For these…

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Smartlife

Best of Hello Smart Blog 2017

December 5, 2017
Team OFS Smart Repair

Can you believe it’s the end of the year? Where has 2017 gone?! Yes, it’s that time of year when everybody is thinking about beachy holidays, planning their Christmas shopping and wondering how on earth the year flew by so quickly. And what a year it’s been here on Hello Smart Blog… We’ve had the BEST time! We met MKR SA celebrities, the Outdoor Smartguy, top creatives and sport stars. We ate very fashionable Buddha bowls and drank delicious Gin jam jars. Magpie played the best tunes, Tiffany kept our skin & beauty on point and Justin gave us the 1-2…

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Our Favourite Travels • Smartguy Aluminium Training in Germany

November 10, 2017
Aluminium Training Neckarsulm Germany

If at first the idea is not absurd, then there will be no hope for it – Albert Einstein Aluminum, once a metal mainly associated with aerospace technology, has become the collision repair industry’s latest buzzword. Not just for high-end import vehicles anymore, aluminum is going mainstream. “Why?” you might ask Well, quite simply, Aluminum builds a better vehicle. Aluminum’s use in auto and commercial vehicles is accelerating at a major pace because it offers the fastest, safest, most environmentally friendly and cost-effective way to increase performance, boost fuel economy and reduce emissions while maintaining or improving safety and durability…

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