Ackermans' success story began in 1916 when Gus Ackerman opened the very first store in Wynberg, Cape Town, setting a benchmark for competitive prices that few could match. Today, with more than 380 outlets in Southern Africa, including Namibia, Lesotho, Swaziland and Botswana, the business continues to go from strength to strength. Ackermans' proud heritage was built by focusing on the things that matter most to our customers; namely affordability, fashion and durability.
The recent bout of nationwide power outages has once again highlighted the need for South African business owners to not only reconsider South Africa's electricity supply, but also to safeguard their businesses financially...
12 Dec 2014 14:43
If Woolworths' cold chain is broken for eight consecutive minutes, the retailer considers the products waste and dumps them. For Pick n Pay the "down time" is seven minutes...
12 Dec 2014 11:51
Energy Partners has announced the merger of its industrial refrigeration division with local industrial refrigeration specialists, RG Moolenschot and Associates (RGMA).
11 Sep 2014 10:10
RCL Foods (RCL) announced on Friday, 9 May 2014, that it had acquired a 49% stake in Senn Foods Logistics through one of its operating subsidiaries‚ Vector Logistic.
12 May 2014 14:18
Clover Industries Limited has announced a good performance for the six months to 31 December 2013 in a challenging operating environment marked by rampant inflationary pressures impacting both input costs and the consumer base.
Issued by Clover 18 Mar 2014 13:02
DuPont Nutrition & Health has introduced a new protective dairy cultures, which controls the contamination of fermented dairy products by yeast and mould.
30 Oct 2013 15:08
Ezemvelo, launched in August 2012 under the auspices of Massmart's Supplier Development Fund, is now operating in Limpopo, Gauteng, Mpumalanga and KwaZulu-Natal.
4 Sep 2013 09:59
"Content" is currently on everybody's lips, with everyone from the existing media to brand owners and individuals being encouraged to become content providers. Bizcommunity has been ahead of the content curve for over a decade.
Issued by Bizcommunity.com 18 Mar 2013 09:03
Finally, what you've all been waiting for! Bizcommunity.com's 2013 Biz Trends Report is now available for downloading in pdf format - and this year we've improved the quality for a better tablet experience!
Issued by Bizcommunity.com 13 Feb 2013 14:33
There's a transformational shift happening and it's picking up pace in the New Year. Business and its far-reaching (some might say overreaching) arm, advertising, are becoming more responsible, more caring and more sustainable.
By Thomas Kolster 22 Jan 2013 10:53
Oceana's takeover and control of V&A Cold Store was finally approved on Thursday, 20 September 2012, by the Competition Tribunal with specific conditions to allow for third party fish customers retaining access to cold storage facilities.
By Amanda Visser 25 Sep 2012 12:38
SA's deep-sea trawler-caught hake fishery's Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) accreditation - essential for SA to hold on to its R2‚8bn export market - is secure for now‚ despite "red flags" being raised‚ the council's Southern African office said on Friday, 13 July 2012.
16 Jul 2012 12:10
An international index has forecast growth for the dairy industry from an expected rise in prosperity and buying power among consumers in emerging markets including Africa.
By Hopewell Radebe 7 May 2012 14:40
We live in an information age of consumerism and globalisation. Product lifecycles are getting shorter. Customers are becoming ever more perceptive and fickle. Demand cycles are increasingly volatile. Goods need to go from research and development to the shelf in record time in order for companies to compete for a shrinking slice of a rapidly evolving market. Logistically, the goalposts are continually shifting.
By Abe Uys & Ken Light 4 Nov 2011 09:52