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#ATFexpo17: The clothing, footwear and textile trade's one-stop shop

The ATF Trade Exhibition and co-located China Premium Tex expo provides local and international players in the apparel, footwear and textile trade with a space to connect...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 11 hours ago

Gareth Ackerman on Pick n Pay's growth story

On the most recently aired episode of CNN Marketplace Africa, Gareth Ackerman, chairman of Pick n Pay Stores Ltd, shared his experiences with the company and what's in store for the brand in the future...

7 hours ago

#NewCampaign: SweepSouth gives back Friday

Inspired by the global trend towards giving back instead of getting on Black Friday, local home cleaning company SweepSouth is transferring the savings it would usually give to its customers on a day like this and handing them back to its 'SweepStars'. Here's how it works...

By Jessica Tennant 13 hours ago

Partnership on GIs to boost rural development, exports of traditional food products and wine

"GIs add value to products and promote the origin and heritage of the products. South Africa abounds with unique and high quality agricultural and traditional products that evoke the rich heritage of our country's diverse regions.

11 hours ago

Local retailers pin hopes on Black Friday sales

Despite a dire political and economic environment, retailers are upbeat about Black Friday sales and Christmas spending...

By Michelle Gumede 8 hours ago

Doubts on TFG and Truworths

Clothing retailers Truworths and The Foschini Group (TFG) have long been mainstays of the domestic fashion scene...

12 hours ago

Weylandts reveals new concept store in Sandton City

Furniture and homeware retailer, Weylandts, has entered the shopping mall environment with its new concept store launched in Sandton City...

10 hours ago

M1 Place given new lease on life with R85m revamp

Growthpoint Properties has converted its ageing retail warehousing property M1 Place in Marlboro, Sandton, into a modern retail park, with an R85m revamp...

1 day ago

SA architect Handre de la Rey's concrete sunglasses launch to market

Concrete sunglasses have for the first time been made available for commercial retail. The designer behind the range is South African architect Handre de la Rey...

1 day ago

BBM Messenger's Adam Pattison on chat, dark social and the new mobile economy

On his visit to South Africa for the MMA (Mobile Marketing Association) Forum in Johannesburg on 2 November and Mobile Monday in Cape Town on 6 November, Adam Pattison, vice president, Americas & EMEA at BBM Messenger, shared insights into chat or dark social and how this is shaping the mobile economy...

By Jessica Tennant 1 day ago

Material hurdles remain

For a short while, some time around 2014, it looked as if the clothing, textile, footwear & leather (CTFL) sector was beginning to recover after almost 20 years of crippling pressure...

1 day ago

Airlines urged to embrace e-commerce

African airlines have been urged to embrace e-commerce and digital technologies to become more profitable...

By Peterson Tumwebaze 17 Nov 2017

3D printed sports shoes are more about your wallet than your feet

The race is on to bring 3D printed footwear to market. Adidas, Nike and Under Armour are some of the big names that have been working on delivering bespoke shoes to their customers...

By ManMohan S Sodhi 17 Nov 2017

Democratising AR, bringing content to life with Zappar

"Part of our mission in business has always been to democratise AR and truly make it a mass-market proposition."

By Cari Coetzee 1 day ago

Gold Brands to take Chesanyama division to UK despite slump in local sales

Small fast-food and restaurant franchise company Gold Brands is expanding its Chesanyama division to the UK, while local branches will get facelifts...

By Michelle Gumede 1 day ago

Get the conversation going with QR codes

As the use of smartphones continues to increase so does the popularity of QR (quick response) codes. Now commonplace, QR codes can be seen on packaging labels, signage, and even television commercials...

Issued by Pyrotec 1 day ago

Bottle stores help Spar counter slowing grocery sales growth

Double-digit liquor sales growth outweighed lower grocery sales for Spar in the year to end-September...

By Robert Laing 17 Nov 2017

#FreshOnTheShelf: Fortaleza Tequila now available in SA

Cape Town-based premium spirits company, Truman & Orange, has brought Fortaleza Tequila to South African shelves...

17 Nov 2017

Moving Tactics installs digital signage solution for Sunglass Hut flagship V&A Waterfront store

Sunglass Hut SA opened their new flagship store at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town to much fanfare and awe-inspiring visuals...

Issued by Moving Tactics 17 Nov 2017

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Strengthening of trade, investment ties at Africa ASEAN Business Expo

A delegation from South Africa's Black Business Council recently held talks in Johannesburg with business leaders from Singapore and Malaysia on potential investment and bilateral trade.

16 Nov 2017

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