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Crookes Brothers might be ripe for the picking

Multinational food processing and retailing company Associated British Foods swallowed SA's biggest sugar industry player, Illovo, in May last year. Crookes Brothers now stands out as another highly attractive potential target...

16 Jan 2017

Astral Foods projects a poultry catastrophe if Eskom cuts off defaulting councils

A catastrophe is about to decimate a major part of Astral Foods chicken operation...

By Mark Allix 13 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: What does 2017 hold for supply chains?

Supply chain trends will continue to be driven by the need to support business in meeting customer expectations while continuing to better manage and control costs...

By Mungo Park 12 Jan 2017

Multi-million rand logistics and retail park to be developed at N2 Business Estate

The logistics and retail park will further establish the Cornubia multi-use development as...

11 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Stepping into the future of global supply chains and logistics

In 2017, supply chains and logistics will be shaped by smart partnerships...

By Kate Stubbs 9 Jan 2017

Sea Harvest's success positions it for growth

Sea Harvest shareholders invested close to R600 million in capital and investment growth this year alone, seeing Sea Harvest becoming one of the largest vertically integrated black-owned fishing companies in the country...

30 Dec 2016

Shaking up the traditional courier industry with 1Fetch

Panico Theocharides and Jason Psillos aim to disrupt the traditional courier industry with their 1Fetch app. Commercially launched in June this year...

22 Dec 2016

Amazon completes its first drone delivery, in England

WASHINGTON - Amazon said on Wednesday it completed its first delivery by drone, in what the global online giant hopes will be a trend in automated shipments by air...

15 Dec 2016

SA's Fastvan launches updated courier app

South African startup Fastvan is to roll out a new app on Android and iOS in January that allows users to send hundreds of parcels in minutes...

By Tom Jackson 12 Dec 2016

#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

Belgium region Wallonia open for SA businesses expanding to Europe

The Wallonia export investment agency, AWEX, is active encouraging South African businesses expanding into Europe to make the southern Belgian region of Wallonia their home base...

8 Dec 2016

Mondelez initiative to enhance capacity of cocoa farmers

As production of cocoa has failed to keep pace with world demand, prices have steadily been rising for several years. Mondelez International is taking steps to help cocoa farmers boost production...

7 Dec 2016

Is your supply chain agile enough to handle the volume spike this festive season?

It is imperative that retailers, both traditional and online, are properly geared for the expected upsurge in sales that is synonymous with the 'silly season' in order to realise revenue targets, as well as offer a shopping experience that attracts a loyal following...

30 Nov 2016

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