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Bidcorp open to acquisitive and organic growth opportunities

Food services group Bid Corporation (Bidcorp), which was unbundled from industrial conglomerate Bidvest Group, grew its interim revenue 5% to R67.8bn...

By Pericles Anetos 24 Feb 2017

Serco to capitalise on new technology and innovation in 2017

Staying abreast of global trends and innovations is an important part of how Serco strives to give its customers the edge in a competitive African market...

10 Jan 2017

#BestofBiz 2016: Retail

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2016 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views. Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Retail portal over the past year below.

12 Dec 2016

New cold storage warehouse gives Imperial clients an edge

Investment in a new, state-of-the-art cold storage warehouse enables improved service levels, turnaround times and supports clients' growth strategies...

11 Apr 2016

Acquisition to broaden Barloworld Transport's specialised offerings

In a strategic business move, Barloworld Transport recently acquired 51% of leading refrigerated transport company Aspen Logistic Services...

3 Feb 2016

Taking big data steps for improving energy consumption in retail

Energy management has become a necessity rather than a choice given South Africa's current power and energy situation, particularly in the retail environment...

By Jaco Barnard 16 Nov 2015

Hacking the food chain, Silicon Valley style

WASHINGTON - A wave of Silicon Valley-style disruption is hitting the food industry...

6 Jul 2015

Two-a-Day invests in new packaging, packing lines and DCA storage

Two-a-Day's recent infrastructure investment includes a Flow Wrap machine that does not limit packing only to the traditional tray and bag packing...

18 Mar 2015

Foot-and-mouth eats up farming

Agriculture in this country faces economic obliteration by a "bio-security threat" if steps are not taken to eradicate a fast-spreading animal disease that has already cost the country R15 billion over the past three years...

14 Jan 2015

Load shedding losses can be moderated with effective risk management planning

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

Eskom the food spoiler

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

Industrial refrigeration merger adds to energy solutions

Energy Partners has announced the merger of its industrial refrigeration division with local industrial refrigeration specialists, RG Moolenschot and Associates (RGMA).

11 Sep 2014

RCL Foods acquires 49% stake in Senn Foods

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

Clover delivers good performance in a challenging operating environment

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

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