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Charities can benefit from Shoprite Group in-store gift wrapping service - here's how

Applications are open for registered charitable organisations to benefit from this festive season's in-store gift wrapping service at all Shoprite, Checkers and Checkers Hyper stores in SA...

1 day ago

Buy a Bag of Hope - one way business can help SA's children succeed

Uzwelo Bags was launched with the goal of making a meaningful difference in terms of the challenges South Africa's disadvantaged communities face...

By Sindy Peters 1 day ago

Shoprite Group funds two more PlayPumps in EC

Supporting PlayPumps since 2002, the Shoprite Group has funded the installation of two new PlayPumps at the Get Ahead Project in Queenstown and the Amaqwathi Primary School in Tsolwana...

10 Oct 2017

Energetics SA launches Cups for Life

Energetics SA recently launched Cups for Life, a not-for profit empowerment programme that aims to identify, train and empower potential entrepreneurs who can't find work or struggle to get into the job market...

9 Oct 2017

2017 SAB Foundation Social Innovation and Disability Empowerment Awards finalists revealed

The 24 finalists in this year's SAB Foundation Social Innovation Awards and Disability Empowerment Awards have been announced. The winners will be revealed at an official awards ceremony on Monday, 23 October...

2 Oct 2017

AGT Foods signs on to RADA drive

AGT Foods and RADA personnel recently set off for Thata Kematla orphanage and Vuyiswa, a home for mentally and physically disabled people, in Orange Farm to deliver 100kg of green pea chips and 40kg of potato granules...

2 Oct 2017

Chivas Venture 2018 open for entries

Chivas Venture entails a global search for the next generation of business trailblazers that want to change the world for the better, with $1m up for grabs. The 2018 edition is now open for entries...

26 Sep 2017

MyPlanet Rhino Fund supports variety of rhino conservation, education projects in 2017

The MyPlanet Rhino Fund has become one of the biggest citizen-driven fundraising initiatives for rhino conservation raising more than R9.1m over the past six years...

22 Sep 2017

Queen Mathebula crowned as South Africa's boerewors champion

Queen Mathebula was crowned the winner of the 25th annual Championship Boerewors competition and her recipe will be available in all Shoprite...

15 Sep 2017

Lavazza, Spar Bean Tree collaboration empowers deaf baristas

Coffee brand Lavazza and Spar Bean Tree coffee shops are collaborating to uplift South Africa's deaf community...

7 Sep 2017

Coca-Cola donates more than $10m for famine relief in Africa Sahel region

The Coca-Cola Company and its foundations recently announced a combined donation of more than $10m to support immediate humanitarian relief efforts and future rebuilding and development assistance in the 10 countries in the African Sahel experiencing a devastating famine...

31 Aug 2017

New-look topes for 2017 Sunflower Day

With more than 200,000 people expected to don the new-look topes (Tubes of Hope) for this year's Sunflower Day on 15 September, all sold at Pick n Pay will see a direct donation to the Sunflower Fund.

22 Aug 2017

CCBSA's innovative route to market creating opportunities for female entrepreneurs

Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa have realised the benefits of utilising informal markets as an alternative distribution channel and it has seen an impressive growth of female-led LDP's across the business...

17 Aug 2017

The Clothing Bank exhibition features women leading the journey out of poverty

Since 2010 The Clothing Bank has been using excess stock donated by South Africa's largest clothing retailers and manufacturers to transform lives...

15 Aug 2017

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International

#BODJHB: Chris Weylandt on the basics of retail

In the afternoon on day two of the Johannesburg version of Business of Design, Chris Weylandt, founder and CEO of Weylandts, the contemporary furniture and décor chain store, explained his tactics to competing or rather leading in the retail game.

By Jessica Tennant 45 minutes ago

Cognac craze in US, China prompts Hennessy expansion

PARIS, France - The world's biggest brandy producer Hennessy on Wednesday opened a new plant in southwest France to try to satisfy the seemingly insatiable thirst for its liquor in the US and Asia.

22 hours ago

Bidding war heats up for $5bn second Amazon HQ

NEW YORK, US - It's the prize of a lifetime - a $5 billion investment creating 50,000 well-paid jobs that everyone wants, but only one US city will get.

1 day ago

#EntrepreneurMonth: Chris Weylandt on the business of contemporary home decor design

Chris Weylandt, founder and CEO of furniture and decor retailer Weylandts, forms part of the impressive line-up at this year's Business of Design conference held in Cape Town last week and Johannesburg this week.

By Lauren Hartzenberg 1 day ago

#EntrepreneurMonth: A premium African surf brand with global appeal

Little over a year ago, three friends with thriving creative careers embarked on a mission to combine their love of Africa with their passion for surfing. Thus, Mami Wata was born, a premium African brand of surf apparel and accessories with an undeniable global appeal.

By Lauren Hartzenberg 3 days ago

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