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#WomensMonth: Flipping the script on 'gender-specific' toys

With lack of diversity and gender equality strongly in the media spotlight this month, the timing of Y&R Cape Town's #BreakTheMould campaign couldn't have been better...

By Leigh Andrews 2 days ago

Deloitte says sugar tax start-up date could be unrealistic

Implementing the controversial sugar tax by next year may prove difficult as the supporting legislative and operational framework might not be ready in time.

2 days ago

Liberty aims at high-end Reit listing on JSE

Liberty intends to list part of its premium property portfolio on the JSE as a real estate investment trust (Reit) in December...

By Alistair Anderson 3 days ago

SASKO takes Siyasizana Daycare Project to Western Cape

Based on the successfully launch of the SASKO Siyasizana Daycare Project in Thembisa in 2015, the programme has now been rolled out in the Mitchells Plain and Khayelitsha communities of Cape Town...

3 days ago

Shoprite CEO hints at offshore expansion

Shoprite Holdings could be expanding abroad, according to CEO Whitey Basson, but he would not be drawn into the nitty-gritty...

By Colleen Goko 24 Aug 2016

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 187: marcusbrewster launches SA's first on-demand PR service

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show on 25 August 2016, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Marcus Brewster...

24 Aug 2016

Customer service eclipses products, services as number one customer consideration

Businesses used to compete against one another on one of three fronts: price, quality of product or service, or superior marketing. In the digital age, these factors are taking a back seat to something that is altogether more difficult to define...

2 days ago

Woolworths manages to grow after-tax profit

A late winter depressed clothing sales, but retail chain Woolworths still managed to grow after-tax profit 40% to R4.35bn, it reported on Thursday morning...

By Robert Laing 2 days ago

Toyota voted SA's favourite car brand

Toyota South Africa Motors (TSAM) has scooped the Sunday Times Top Brand award as the best regarded car brand in the Consumer category...

2 days ago

Massmart halves its interim dividend

Massmart halved its interim dividend to 74.1c from the matching period's 146c...

By Robert Laing 2 days ago

Italtile declares dividend of 29c per share for full year

Tile and sanitaryware retailer Italtile reported on Thursday that headline earnings per share increased 21% to 86.9c in the year to end-June...

By Pericles Anetos 2 days ago

Plastics division lifts Transpaco bottom line to outperform peers

Packaging group Transpaco, renowned for its no-frills operational approach and smart acquisition strategy, defied sluggish economic conditions to post a 38% increase in the bottom line in the year to end-June...

By Marc Hasenfuss 2 days ago

Kids Emporium launches in the UK

Undeterred by Brexit, South African entrepreneur Lauren de Swardt launched her franchise, Kids Emporium in Guildford, England. While the store only officially opened in July 2016, it is already creating a stir in the UK...

3 days ago

SA students win award for nutritious version of Nutella

A nutritious version of Nutella has earned six Stellenbosch University food science students second place in the International Union of Food Science and Technology's (IUFoST) Food Science Students Fighting Hunger product development competition...

By Wendy Knowler 3 days ago

Skip Fashion Exchange drives sustainability in the fashion industry

The Skip Fashion Exchange, featuring as a pop-up shop at Melrose Arch from 9am - 6pm on 26 August to 4 September 2016, offers participants a unique chance to exchange their high-end clothes for premium replacements. Amanda Du Pont, Palesa Mahlaba and Roxy Burger have all contributed to the exchange, so there are some celebrity fashion items in the mix.

3 days ago

Lewis court case depicts frequent bad debt frenzy

Court papers in the unprecedented legal battle between furniture retailer Lewis Group and shareholder Dave Woollam provide details of the extremes to which management allegedly went to hide the grim reality of the group's poor performance...

By Ann Crotty 3 days ago

PriceCheck names finalists for Tech & E-Commerce Awards

PriceCheck, which provides an online product comparison tool, has named the finalists for its annual Tech & E-Commerce Awards. Culminating in a high profile awards evening, the judging process is marked by transparency and the independence of all involved.

3 days ago

PayU launches one-click checkout to boost online sales

PayU has launched a real time recurring (RTR) offering, called PayU Xpress that provides South Africa's e-commerce stores with a platform for their shift to a one-click checkout, offering increased customer engagement and the potential for increased sales through improved customer conversions...

3 days ago

New Axe campaign breaks stereotypes

Stereotypical views of masculinity are changing and modern masculinity is taking centre stage, which is why Unilever is introducing a new Axe for a New Man...

24 Aug 2016

Sandwich Baron's Varsity Eat Off winner

Philani Mlatshwayo, from the University of Johannesburg (UJ), has been crowned the winner of Sandwich Baron's 'Varsity Eat Off' competition...

24 Aug 2016

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