The annual Fairlady Consumer Awards has added 10 new categories, along with the call to enter, in the March issue of the magazine.
17 Mar 2014 11:37
Flux Trends will present Who, What, When, Why and How S/S 2014/2015 on 4pm on Wednesday 26 March at Protea Hotel Fire & Ice, Melrose Arch Johannesburg. The presentation focuses on the pioneers, innovators, influencers and visionaries and unpacks a spectrum of lifestyle elements associated with fashion trends.
17 Mar 2014 10:55
When I first heard that Orient-Express had rebranded as Belmond my immediate reaction was what a crazy and misguided waste of brand equity. When I think Orient-Express, I think Agatha Christie, Lalique art decor crystal panels, and the elegance and romance of a bygone area.
By Brian Berkman 17 Mar 2014 12:36
Super-Brands' sports brands, including Canterbury, Slazenger, Dunlop Sports, Mizuno, Skins, Karrimor and others have been acquired by Brand ID as of 1 April 2014, making the company one of the largest sports and lifestyle brand marketing and distribution companies in South Africa.
17 Mar 2014 11:54
George Georgiou, owner of Georgiou's Spar and Tops and Kwanto Superspar and Tops in Fort Beaufort and the nearby town of Alice in the Eastern Cape, has installed Pricer electronic shelf labels (ESLs) from XON Retail Solutions, a division of pan-African ICT group, XON.
Issued by Skydirect 17 Mar 2014 13:01
Most companies underestimate the innovation required to operate successfully in low-income markets. Attend this groundbreaking event that will expose you to the best practices and help you develop successful strategies for this unique market.
Issued by Knowledge Resources 17 Mar 2014 10:34
HP Shop Online recently underwent a complete site facelift. With a 47% YOY increase in sales and 37% more visitors to the website within two months, as well as a doubling of conversation rates, the website upgrade has been a tremendous success.
Issued by Digital Planet 17 Mar 2014 12:42
A property developer with powerful South African backing claims that his new building, which is planned for Edinburgh in Scotland, will be a "vibrant scheme".
By Marvin Meintjies 17 Mar 2014 08:43
The Black Management Forum (BMF)‚ which has been without a managing director since the middle of last year‚ has appointed former chief executive of the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa‚ Themba Dlamini‚ as its new leader from April 1.
By Evan Pickworth 17 Mar 2014 11:30
While the National Credit Amendment Bill faces strong opposition from many credit lenders, a voice from within the burgeoning payday loan industry is emerging in support of stricter regulation.
17 Mar 2014 12:05
In South Africa, despite a less prevalent use than other countries such as the US, when trade coupons are used as part of a supplier's marketing activities, the Consumer Protection Act (CPA) should be borne in mind.
By Leana Engelbrecht and Tshepiso Scott 14 Mar 2014 11:35
Pioneer Foods‚ producer of the popular White Star super maize meal since 1999‚ has failed to stop rival Bothaville Milling from selling a super maize meal known as Star.
By Ernest Mabuza 14 Mar 2014 14:59
Although they are putting money aside for a rainy day‚ African consumers are eager to spend simply because buying makes them happy‚ a report from The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) said on Thursday, 14 March 2014.
By Zeenat Moorad 14 Mar 2014 14:34
The SA REIT Association reports that the trend is that the listed property sector is moving from a cycle of new listings, into one of consolidation in current market conditions in 2014. This creates a unique set of opportunities.
14 Mar 2014 12:08
Hyprop Investments' share price has fallen 4% over the past week‚ creating what some believe is a temporary buying opportunity for investors keen to share in the spoils of South Africa's largest shopping centres and the burgeoning consumer markets of Ghana and Zambia.
By Joan Muller 14 Mar 2014 15:18
In an effort to help consumers balance their diet and make healthier eating choices, Tiger Brands started working on the Eat Well Live Well labelling system and the Guideline Daily Amounts (GDA) as far back as 2007, with the first Tiger products featuring the GDA at the end of 2008.
Issued by Tiger Brands 14 Mar 2014 11:35
The Northern Cape Province Trade, Investment and Tourism Promotion Symposium, launched last month, seeks to stimulate a robust discussion around the province's economy and provide answers to the challenges that the Northern Cape businesses are confronted with.
14 Mar 2014 13:53
The Mpumalanga department of public works has accepted the findings and recommended remedial action of the public protector's report relating to the unlawful awarding of tenders for shop leases in Pilgrim's Rest.
By Amanda Visser 14 Mar 2014 14:23
Puma has launched the Re-Cut Project, a new line of shoes with recycled denim uppers that benefits the Be Tho Orphanage in Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam, where both the Puma office and orphanage are located. 100% of the profits from this 2014 footwear collection will be donated to the orphanage.
14 Mar 2014 11:58
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