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No paying via Bitcoin just yet says Pick n Pay

Pick n Pay said on Monday it was unlikely to roll out the Bitcoin payment platform until there was a regulatory framework for managing risks...

By Palesa Vuyolwethu Tshandu 23 hours ago

Toys 'R' Us SA won't be affected by US and Canada bankruptcy

Amic Trading, the licence holder for Toys 'R' Us Southern Africa, says it will be unaffected by the bankruptcy declaration by Toys 'R' Us in the US and Canada...

By Karl Gernetzky 1 day ago

Sets Drapes Screens has nothing to lose but waste, making furniture from offcuts

Many sets are destroyed and thrown away as soon as an event is over...

2 hours ago

#InnovationMonth: A new way of retail with Now Showing

Now Showing is a constantly evolving boutique store, gallery and events space that recently opened its doors at 109 Waterkant Street in Cape Town.

By Ruth Cooper 22 hours ago

Engen opens its first pharmacy concept in Kenya

In partnership with Payless Pharmacy, Engen has launched its first pharmacy-service station concept at its Hurlingham branch in Nairobi, Kenya...

20 hours ago

Avian flu hits two Quantum Foods farms

Quantum Foods has become the latest major South African poultry producer to report a bird flu outbreak which has affected at least two of its commercial layer farms in the Western Cape...

By Andries Mahlangu 20 hours ago

Western Cape takes a sober look at ways to curb drinking

It's going to be much harder to buy a beer in Cape Town if the Western Cape government has its way...

By Katharine Child 2 hours ago

Consumers can pick new Liqui-Fruit campaign's theme song

Two local emerging bands have produced songs that encompasses what it means to Feel Fully Alive, as part of Liqui-Fruit's new campaign...

10 minutes ago

Selena Gomez partners with Puma

Singer, actress and producer Selena Gomez has signed a long-term partnership with global sports brand Puma to work with the brand to design product and create marketing campaigns...

22 hours ago

Students reap rewards with Van Schaik app

Aiming to connect more effectively with the tech-savvy millennial market, Van Schaik Bookstore has enhanced its rewards programme with a lock-screen replacement android Rewards App...

Issued by Catalyst Communications 22 hours ago

Mpact sheds excess weight

Mpact Plastics Wadeville has purchased manufacturing equipment to produce a new generation closure, known in the industry as a CSD8 closure, which is a substitute for the heavier CSD5 closure...

Issued by Mpact Plastics 22 hours ago

Cutting complexity from coding

The demand for reliable, innovative coding equipment that saves time, cuts operational costs and comes underpinned by excellent service, is at an all-time high...

Issued by Pyrotec 23 hours ago

#NewCampaign: Liquorice makes its Mark on Avon emoji chatbot

Since winning the Avon account in July, digital agency Liquorice has developed an innovative personalised video bot using Facebook Messenger to launch Avon's Mark Liquid Lip Matte product range...

By Jessica Tennant 1 day ago

Pick n Pay trials bitcoin payments

Bitcoin payments could soon be commonplace at Pick n Pay...

1 day ago

#SACSCCongress: Cresta Shopping Centre gets top nod at Footprint Marketing Awards

On the second day of the South African Council of Shopping Centres (SACSC) Annual Congress, the 2017 Footprint Marketing Awards winners were announced...

1 day ago

How Tru-Cape cuts down on food waste along the value and supply chain

Tru-Cape Fruit Marketing's model of owning as much of the value chain as possible has to lead to the kinds of efficiencies that not only return maximum value to grower shareholders but also minimise waste...

1 day ago

Toys 'R' Us files for bankruptcy

Retailer Toys 'R' Us has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in a US court, the company said, amid heavy debt and a tough environment for bricks and mortar stores...

1 day ago

Ascendis to beef up operating efficiencies

Healthcare products conglomerate Ascendis is still on the acquisition trail, but an investment presentation last week stressed a focus on markedly improving profit margins...

By Marc Hasenfuss 2 days ago

Sixth Franchise Leadership Summit takes place in November

The sixth annual FNB Franchise Leadership Summit takes place at Indaba Hotel Fourways on Thursday 16 November 2017, under the theme, “Exponential growth through entrepreneurship.”

1 day ago

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International

Gaps in customer intelligence, delivery limiting opportunities - new CMO report

New research from Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Council, SAP Hybris and SellingPower magazine indicates that sales and marketing need to own customer experience strategy, as only 7% of sales leaders and 9% of chief marketing executives view themselves as the owner of the customer experience, leaving this vital revenue-directing opportunity area without oversight and collective direction.

2 days ago

#SACSCCongress: Nigella Lawson on the role of food in storytelling

Internationally renowned food writer and TV cook Nigella Lawson has amassed a loyal following of food lovers charmed by her no-fuss approach to cooking and ornate descriptions of food that are telling of her authentic passion for the subject.

By Lauren Hartzenberg 2 days ago

China's sharing economy now embraces sex dolls

BEIJING, China - China has shared bikes, umbrellas, and basketballs, but one company is taking the country's love affair with the "sharing economy" to an erotic extreme with a line of rentable sex dolls.

3 days ago

Chocolate industry driving deforestation of Ivory Coast: report

ABIDJAN, Côte d'Ivoire - The chocolate industry is indirectly driving massive and illegal deforestation in Ivory Coast, fuelling a catastrophic decline in wildlife, a green group said on Wednesday. "In several national parks and other protected areas, 90 percent or more of the land mass has been converted to cocoa," the group Mighty Earth said in its investigation.

15 Sep 2017

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