Johannesburg – South Africa’s largest fashion and lifestyle retailer TFG wants to build up its newly launched tech hub to more than 100 new staff, its chief executive told news agency Reuters, after the company swung to an annual operating loss.
TFG’s tech hub, known as TFGLab, is headed by the co-founders of South Africa’s online fashion retailer Superbalist.com, Claude Hanan and Luke Jedeikin, TFG Group Chief Executive Anthony Thunström told investors.
“To win in this area you need to have the best pure play talent available. “We need to build up that tech team to at least 100 plus people,” Thunström said.
Reuters reported that since the lab launched, the retailer has been hiring one to two people a week and the pace of new hires would remain around that level for the rest of year.
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