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The digital universe that is to come
The digital universe that is to come

The Internet of things has opened for us humans a digital world abundant of opportunities, that will further transform the way we learn, interact with each other, with devices, machines and other physical things around us...

By Nivin Xavier 16 Dec 2014 07:55

Famous Brands gets market nod for meat acquisition
Famous Brands gets market nod for meat acquisition

Steers and Debonairs owner Famous Brands' shares rose as much as 6.6% on Monday, 8 December 2014, after saying it had acquired a majority stake in meat distributor Cater Chain Food Services...

By Zeenat Moorad 9 Dec 2014 16:21

Famous Brands acquires majority stake in Cater Chain Food Services
Famous Brands acquires majority stake in Cater Chain Food Services

Restaurant franchise group Famous Brands (Fbr) has acquired a 75% stake in Cater Chain Food Services to bolster its manufacturing capability...

8 Dec 2014 15:12

Wool market slightly softer
Wool market slightly softer

Prices declined marginally at this week's sale despite the weaker currency and the Cape Wools Merino indicator dropped 0.3% to close at R109.20/kg (clean)...

5 Dec 2014 10:45

Club of Brands launches in Africa
Club of Brands launches in Africa

CFAO, a specialised distributor and preferred partner of major international brands, serving the high-potential equipment, healthcare and consumer goods markets in Africa and the French overseas territories, has launched its Club of Brands...

27 Nov 2014 15:11

Supplying locally with global quality
Supplying locally with global quality

In the UK, the debate raging is about the end of seasonality, with many young people not knowing when the season ends for a particular produce...

By Danette Breitenbach 20 Nov 2014 15:48

Shift in energy sector demands new supply chain models
Shift in energy sector demands new supply chain models

The global energy industry is undergoing a seismic shift, in part driven by the development of new, unconventional sources of energy...

17 Nov 2014 15:18

People are fundamental to successful Integrated Business Planning - Aperio
People are fundamental to successful Integrated Business Planning

Companies that do Integrated Business Planning (IBP) well make more money than those who don't, however at the cornerstone of successful IBP are the skills and capabilities within the organisation...

Issued by Aperio 16 Oct 2014 13:56

WWF-SASSI serves up sustainable seafood report
WWF-SASSI serves up sustainable seafood report

According to the UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation, the per capita consumption of fish per annum has nearly doubled in the last 50 years...

By Sindy Peters 15 Oct 2014 10:59

Identifying, managing business continuity risks in retail
Identifying, managing business continuity risks in retail

All businesses need to have business continuity plans in place to avoid risks and minimise disaster, but as retail is fast moving, intensively competitive with increasingly demanding customers, the inability to do business can quickly damage a retailer.

By Grant Minnaar 1 Oct 2014 14:55

Global milk demand to outstrip supply over next decade
Global milk demand to outstrip supply over next decade

For the first time, the global demand for milk is set to overtake the available supply over the next decade. Milk supply is expected to lag demand by 2017, predominantly due to growth from Asia and Africa.

1 Oct 2014 14:08

Better milk prices fail to stem exodus
Better milk prices fail to stem exodus

While dairy farmers have benefited from a 20% rise in raw milk prices over the past 12 months, the Milk Producers Organisation says this is not enough to stem the exodus of farmers from the sector.

By Nick Hedley 30 Sep 2014 14:41

Finalist from Durbanville Hills competes for Farm Worker of the Year 2014
Finalist from Durbanville Hills competes for Farm Worker of the Year 2014

Mervyn Davies of Durbanville Hills and regional winner of the Farm Worker of the Year 2014 award is now competing against the winners of the other 14 regions for the Western Cape title.

30 Sep 2014 11:15

R200m Vumela Fund project to benefit SMEs
R200m Vumela Fund project to benefit SMEs

Vumela 2.0, an end-to-end Enterprise and Supplier Development (ESD) programme to help corporates to transform their supply chains will receive R200m investment from Vumela Enterprise Development Fund.

18 Sep 2014 15:33

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