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Phenomenal growth in South African blueberry industry

The South African blueberry industry is in a period of robust growth, due to high demand from the UK and the EU for blueberries, in particular, as well as nascent domestic interest...

1 day ago

Hendler & Hart to distribute Tefal, Krups cookware

The major provider of cookware globally, Groupe SEB, has entered into an agreement with South African cookware manufacturer, Hendler & Hart...

1 day ago

DHL rolls out On Demand Delivery in sub-Saharan Africa

Developed in response to significant growth in premium cross-border e-commerce volumes, DHL Express has launched its On Demand Delivery service in sub-Saharan Africa...

1 day ago

#DesignMonth: What's in your lunch box?

FOODwelove aims to change how offices eat by offering desk jockeys the option to have a healthy and wholesome lunch delivered in a cleverly designed box, straight to their desk...

By Cari Coetzee 2 days ago

Suppliers fume over Stuttafords rescue deal

A contentious “rescue plan” to save 159-year-old retailer Stuttafords goes to a vote today in what promises to be a hot-tempered meeting...

By Rob Rose 2 days ago

Product inspection vital to reduce recalls in food manufacturing

Food safety is a key area of focus for manufacturers, brands and retailers alike. Consumers must trust the products they purchase, therefore if there is a quality issue...

By Neil Giles 15 Feb 2017

New township delivery service pilots in Ekurhuleni

A new retail home delivery service for townships, funded by the National Youth Development Agency (NYDA), has launched in Ekhuruleni...

14 Feb 2017

SA delivery startup Stockup pivots to on-demand model

South African startup Stockup, which facilitates the online purchase and delivery of beverages and groceries, has pivoted to an on-demand model and added new products to its line.

By Tom Jackson 13 Feb 2017

Rhoda Afrika's blooming flower business

Rhoda Afrika, who began her flower business in an outside stall, will supply thousands of flowers to around 40 Shoprite and Checkers stores in the Free State...

13 Feb 2017

#DesignMonth: Turning excess fabrics destined for landfills into unique luggage covers

Uzwelo Bags has designed and manufactured unique, eye-catching luggage covers that will ensure that you never miss your bag on that overcrowded carousel ever again...

By Cari Coetzee 8 Feb 2017

Astral Foods H1 profits to drop as high feed costs and imports bite

Astral Foods expects its first-half profit to come under tremendous pressure as high input costs and a steady stream of poultry imports take their toll...

By Andries Mahlangu 7 Feb 2017

Why new entrants struggle to break into South Africa's retail space

Effective competition in the supermarket industry is important because it has far-reaching implications for consumers and suppliers...

By Reena das Nair 7 Feb 2017

Constant surveillance of goods in transit reduces crime

Crime is part of life in South Africa, and goods in transit are often subject to increased criminal activity, particularly with regard to easily saleable, high value or small items...

By Laurence Smith 6 Feb 2017

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