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Episode 86: The power of brands in the mass communication landscape

Date: 22 Apr 2014
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Episode 84: Agency focus - Source

Date: 2 Apr 2014
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Episode 82: An African Path to Success & Effective Measure

Date: 24 Feb 2014 | Time: 39:00min
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Sactwu launches first, in-house designer clothing collection

The Southern African Clothing and Textile Workers Union (Sactwu) has launched its first, in-house designer clothing collection, called 'Collaborative 25', in celebration of 25 years at the forefront of championing the clothing, textile, footwear and leather sectors.

7 Apr 2014 11:06

Industry experts appointed to Wine and Spirit Board

Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersen has appointed new industry experts to the Wine and Spirit Board. It will bring new thinking and an extensive skills base to the deliberations of the board, says its new chairman, Matome Mbatha, himself a marketing specialist.

4 Apr 2014 09:27

Launch of African research group on shopping centres

A sixth regional research group has been launched by the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) to help its 63,000 members tap into growth potential across the African continent.

26 Mar 2014 11:30

Interactive Intelligence launches Customer Experience Makeover contest

Interactive Intelligence Group Inc., a global provider of software and services designed to improve the customer experience, is launching a Customer Experience Makeover: Contact Centre Style contest.

13 Mar 2014 16:39

New chairman at FASA

Ian Jacobsberg, partner at Hogan Lovells (South Africa) is the new chairman of the Franchise Association of South Africa (FASA), taking over from Derek Smith, MD of Hot Dog Café.

7 Mar 2014 11:41

Cas Coovadia is Busa's caretaker

Cas Coovadia‚ the managing director of the Banking Association of South Africa‚ has been appointed the caretaker chief executive of Business Unity South Africa (Busa) while the organisation looks for a new incumbent.

By Max Gebhardt 24 Feb 2014 08:54

Black Business Council's Qubeka steps down

Black Business Council's (BBC) chief executive Xolani Qubeka is leaving his post at the end of February‚ the organisation confirmed on Monday (17 February)‚ meaning all three major organised business bodies in South Africa are looking for new and permanent heads.

By Evan Pickworth 18 Feb 2014 10:24

CGCSA rolls out new recall system

The Food Safety Initiative (FSI) division of the Consumer Goods Council of South Africa (CGCSA) has collaborated with retailers, suppliers, solution providers, associations and government departments to develop a business communication tool for enhancing product recalls in real time.

29 Jan 2014 11:47

CGCSA, SOCAP form partnership

The Consumer Goods Council of South Africa (CGCSA) and the Society of Consumer Affairs Professionals (SOCAP) have formed a partnership with the aim to see improved customer care in the country in 2014.

24 Jan 2014 13:02

New chairman for Cape Winemakers Guild

The new chairman of the Cape Winemakers Guild is Andries Burger, award-winning winemaker of Paul Cluver Estate Wines, taking over from Jeff Grier of Villiera Wines.

22 Jan 2014 10:08

Honours for South African retail leaders

At the recent South African Council of Shopping Centres (SACSC) congress, the Council honoured Richard Maponya with a SACSC Pioneer Award and Chris Lawrence with a SACSC Lifetime Achievement Award, recognising their exceptional contribution to the retail real estate sector for the nation.

10 Oct 2013 10:10

Call for franchising regulatory body

According to the Franchise Association of South Africa (FASA), cases like the recent collapse of Rhapsody's only highlight the urgent need for a franchising regulatory body with the authority to prosecute transgressors.

5 Sep 2013 11:49

First of Global Food Safety Initiative focus days in Africa

The Consumer Goods Council of South Africa (CGCSA) will launch the first of its Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) focus days in Africa on 11 September 2013 in Johannesburg, to expand the food safety network in the selected regions and to share views about current food safety trends with food safety experts.

4 Sep 2013 09:23

SAPOA agrees on land reform, not economic inefficiency

The South African Property Owners Association (SAPOA), whose members comprise 90% of the commercial property sector in South Africa, agrees that land reform in South Africa needs to be addressed, but it should not come at the cost of food security or by breaking up economically efficient enterprises.

28 Aug 2013 11:49

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