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Costs push moms into unhealthy food options

The food industry and the government must implement "drastic measures" to curb the rising cost of healthy food, say local nutritionists...

By Dave Chambers 1 day ago

What's at the heart of franchise sector growth?

Over the past four years, the franchising sector has displayed resilience, consistently growing its contribution to the country's GDP from 9.7% in 2014 to 13.3%...

1 day ago

UberEats and Food Lover's Market partner for convenient meal kit delivery

UberEats and Food Lover's Market have teamed up to get shoppers back into their kitchen by giving them convenient access to recipe ingredients on demand...

11 Oct 2017

Famous Brands feels the squeeze of low consumer spending

Famous Brands shares fell as much as 14% as markets reacted to a restaurant chain's trading update indicating a decline in first-half earnings...

By Andries Maghlangu 11 Oct 2017

Two Starbucks outlets confirmed for Durban

Starbucks and Taste Holdings have confirmed the locations for two new Starbucks stores in Durban. Florida Road will play stage to the first Starbucks in the city...

10 Oct 2017

AB InBev Africa appoints Dentsu Aegis

AB InBev Africa has appointed Dentsu Aegis as its media planning and buying agency for its Africa business...

4 Oct 2017

Bucking retailer trend, Starbucks shuts online store

Starbucks, bucking a retailer trend focused on beefing up company-owned online stores, has shut its e-commerce site for the United States in an effort to drive more traffic to stores...

4 Oct 2017

#InnovationMonth: Meet the small business turning the biltong industry on its head

Maxime Eon created BiltongBoard to link local lovers of biltong with the small producers whose quality products were going unnoticed...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 29 Sep 2017

New Asian inspired seafood eatery Firefish opens at V&A

It's not even been open a month, but the new East Asian inspired seafood grill eatery Firefish looks set to be the place to dine this summer season.

By Ruth Cooper 28 Sep 2017

Tavern licence boycott called

Tavern owners across the Eastern Cape are being urged to boycott the renewal of their liquor licences following a whopping increase from R250 to R2,500...

By Hendrick Mphande 26 Sep 2017

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 21 Sep 2017

#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...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 18 Sep 2017

#SACSCCongress: The artisanal food revolution and the modern retail space

Retail futurist Howard Saunders discusses some of the shifts in consumer mindset and retail brand innovation...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 14 Sep 2017

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International

#EntrepreneurMonth: A premium African surf brand with global appeal

Little over a year ago, three friends with thriving creative careers embarked on a mission to combine their love of Africa with their passion for surfing. Thus, Mami Wata was born, a premium African brand of surf apparel and accessories with an undeniable global appeal.

By Lauren Hartzenberg 22 hours ago

Black model in Dove video says ad 'misinterpreted'

LONDON - The black model who appeared in a Dove advert which triggered accusations of racism insisted Wednesday that she was not a victim and that the commercial had been misinterpreted.

12 Oct 2017

Report reveals customer aftermarket is afterthought for manufacturers

The customer aftermarket has become an afterthought for makers of home appliances, power tools, consumer electronics and other durable goods. Manufacturers and their retail partners have differing opinions when it comes to ensuring a valued, satisfying and profitable product ownership experience.

12 Oct 2017

Sears closing stores in Canada

OTTAWA, Canda - Sears said Tuesday it will seek court approval to liquidate all of its remaining Canadian stores, marking the end of an iconic department store. The company said in a statement that it would make the application to the Ontario Superior Court on Friday.

12 Oct 2017

Echo Polska Properties doubles retail portfolio with R11bn deal

Echo Polska Properties is doubling its retail assets with the €692.1m (R11.1bn) acquisition of a portfolio of 12 properties.

By Alistair Anderson 12 Oct 2017

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