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The Wedding Expo opens for exhibitor bookings

The 2016 The Wedding Expo shows are open for booking by exhibitors and will feature new attractions to provide inspiration. The Wedding Expo at the Ticketpro Dome on 12 and 13 March is also open for ticket sales...

5 Feb 2016 12:00

E-commerce Africa Confex aims to double in size, reflect industry growth

E-commerce Africa Confex is aiming to reflect the growth of the global industry and is aiming to be twice as big as it was during its inaugural 2015 event...

2 Feb 2016 07:00

I heart Market to 'pop up' at Decorex Durban

A proudly Durban initiative, the I heart Market, which takes place monthly at Moses Mabhida Stadium and serves as a lively platform for a vibrant selection of carefully chosen traders selling local hand-made products, will be taking place alongside this year's Decorex Durban on Saturday, 19 March 2016...

1 Feb 2016 12:35

Tru-Cape Fruit Marketing named a Shoprite Supplier of the Year

As part of its annual national Supplier Awards, the Shoprite Group of Companies has recognised Tru-Cape Fruit Marketing as a Supplier of the Year for fruit and vegetables...

9 Dec 2015 12:40

Black Friday online shopping rivals stores: US survey

WASHINGTON - Many Americans bought online as they did in physical stores during the Thanksgiving weekend shopping splurge, the National Retail Federation said on Sunday, highlighting a growing trend away from the traditional Black Friday consumer assault...

30 Nov 2015 09:45

Six tips for the online Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales

As SA consumers increase their use of online shopping and become part of the frenzied international Black Friday and Cyber Monday online sales, taking advantage of the amazing deals and getting them back home to SA in a cost-effective and reliable way will make the difference between scoring a great deal or having your bargain dreams dashed...

27 Nov 2015 11:50

Nigerian e-commerce store brings Black Friday and Wonderbag to Ghana

With the recent launch and success of Wonderbag slow cooker into the Ghana and Nigeria markets in 2015, Nigerian e-commerce store Jumia approached the brand to be part of this year's sale extravaganza...

27 Nov 2015 08:38

Franchise industry solid, FNB's Cronjé tells summit

FNB recently hosted its fourth consecutive FNB Franchise Leadership Summit where South Africa's franchising leaders and stakeholders met to discuss and debate the franchising landscape. The summit's theme was Planning for the Future...

13 Nov 2015 09:45

World's biggest online shopping day nets over $14bn

SHANGHAI - E-commerce giant Alibaba said on Thursday that Chinese and international consumers spent more than $14 billion in the world's biggest online shopping day, as it sought to soothe worries over China's slowing economy...

13 Nov 2015 07:00

Meet the 2015 Diners Club Winemaker of the Year finalists

Get to know a little more about the finalists of the 2015 Diners Club Winemaker of the Year Awards and their wines...

13 Nov 2015 10:39

KFC reveals new modern store concept

Earlier this week, KFC revealed the first glimpse of the fast food restaurant chain's contemporary new store design - the first of its kind both locally and internationally...

6 Nov 2015 10:40

Family teams compete in Spur competition

Teamwork, plenty of fun and getting creative with food were the order of the day at the Secret Tribe Chief Cook competitions. The events were part of a competition for Spur's loyal Secret Tribe members - an exclusive club for kids aged 12 years and younger...

6 Nov 2015 11:00

Winners of the 2015 EY entrepreneur awards

Ernst & Young (EY) has named the winners of the 2015 Southern Africa World Entrepreneur Award Programme in the Master, Exceptional and Emerging categories...

5 Nov 2015 09:29

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