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'Who's the king?' Burger chain ad angers Belgian monarchy

BRUSSELS - The Belgian royal family on Saturday rapped Burger King over an online advertising campaign suggesting a new "king" for the European nation...

6 hours ago

Spur rejects grilling, accuses union of ‘specific political agenda'

Spur CEO Pierre van Tonder accused Solidarity of trying to score "political points" yesterday after the union's CE penned an open letter...

3 days ago

Wimpy uShaka continues to ride the wave of success

At the yearly Wimpy conference which took place at Sun City in March this year, the Operations Campaign's Regional winner for KZN was Dirk and Marone Benade from Wimpy uShaka Marine World...

Issued by uShaka Marine World 24 May 2017

Cash Crusaders committed to raising the secondhand industry

It's not only its innovative business model or its popularity among consumers that makes Cash Crusaders so successful, but rather the way it has brought modern best practice to the secondhand side of the business...

Issued by Cash Crusaders 19 May 2017

Famous Brands shares fall 2.96%

Indigestion over Famous Brands' full-year trading update continued to weigh on its shares, as the stock fell a further 2.96%...

By Giulietta Talevi 18 May 2017

Positive investor sentiment in Mdantsane, as Wimpy commits to June opening

There is positive investor sentiment in East London's Mdantsane City Shopping Centre, where Wimpy will add to the growing list of brands...

5 May 2017

UK-born restaurant brand Café Rouge to open in SA

Fast-food franchising company Gold Brands has announced the planned entry of UK casual-dining brand Café Rouge into the South African market...

4 May 2017

McDonald's reports higher earnings on strong US, China

NEW YORK, United States - McDonald's reported higher first-quarter earnings Tuesday on better performance in key regions, including the United States and China...

28 Apr 2017

Pick n Pay Super Animals return with South African slant

Pick n Pay launches a new Super Animals collection focused specifically on South African animals...

25 Apr 2017

Family continues franchising business

Following in her father's footsteps, Renee Perkin launched Cash Crusaders Oxford Village...

21 Apr 2017

Starbucks turns one in South Africa, opens fourth shop

As Starbucks turns one in South Africa, it opened its fourth store in Menlyn Park, Pretoria, on 19 April 2017...

20 Apr 2017

Las Iguanas coming to South Africa

The UK mid-market restaurant brand Las Iguanas comes to South Africa...

18 Apr 2017

Tiger Wheel & Tyre breaks new ground with online shopping option

On 6 April, Tiger Wheel & Tyre went live with a brand new e-commerce website - an industry-first for a large South African retail wheel and tyre chain...

Issued by Tiger Wheel & Tyre 18 Apr 2017

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Amazon opens first brick and mortar New York bookshop

NEW YORK, US - Online retail giant Amazon on Thursday opened its first brick and mortar bookstore in New York, selling a limited range of its highest-rated books and letting customers browse products as in times gone by.

3 days ago

TFG acquires Australian menswear group RAG

TFG has acquired Australian menswear group Retail Apparel Group (RAF) for close to R3bn. TFG says its acquisition of RAG further broadens its international expansion into chosen geographical areas with a product and value offering that is well aligned with TFG's multi-brand business model.

25 May 2017

#NewCampaign: F*ck like a Finn

Finland is the best country for love-making, stated in this campaign video that has gained a million organic views in Finland alone.

24 May 2017

Alibaba quarterly profits almost double to $1.55bn

BEIJING, China - Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba said Thursday its net profit almost doubled in the latest quarter on the back of soaring growth in online shopping.

22 May 2017

Nestle loses appeal over Kit Kat trademark

LONDON, UK - Swiss food and drink giant Nestle on Wednesday lost its legal bid to register the shape of a four-finger Kit Kat chocolate bar as a trademark in Britain.

19 May 2017

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