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Indaba highlights South African manufacturing opportunities

The 4th annual Manufacturing Indaba, a two-day conference and exhibition, will be hosted at Emperors Palace, Ekurhuleni from 27-28 June 2017...

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#NewCampaign: Stop the Cycle

The Huffington Post SA partnered with Native VML to come up with an engaging way to highlight the increased socio-economic and environmental impact of consumerism, and send a clear message to industries and manufacturers that need to be held accountable...

5 hours ago

Ikusasa Green expands with new premises in Dimbaza Industrial Park

Ikusasa Green has become the latest tenant of the Dimbaza Industrial Park, as part of the government's broader strategy of revitalising industrial parks...

2 days ago

Black female entrepreneurs expand business with dti, IDC, Woolworths partnership

The dti, Woolworths and the IDC officially opened the doors of K9 Pet Foods' new 3,600 m² factory premises...

2 days ago

Retail sales rebound in March - but not enough to save quarterly decline

South African retail sales rebounded in March, but not enough to save a quarterly decline that may contribute to the country falling into a technical recession...

By Robert Laing 18 May 2017

Why Richemont's sales fell 4%

Richemont, the luxury goods conglomerate controlled by the Rupert family, hiked its dividend for the year to March despite a crimping in operating margins...

By Marc Hasenfuss 17 May 2017

Africa increases high-value production, global trends identify industrial growth

Euromonitor International has released research on how industrial changes are shaping the B2B marketplace around the world...

16 May 2017

Cape Town a competitive hub for food and beverage manufacturing

Cape Town's food and beverage manufacturing sector is an important earner of foreign exchange for the city...

15 May 2017

Manufacturing production down by 0.9% in first quarter

Manufacturing production slumped in the first quarter of the year, Statistics SA reported on Thursday...

By Sunita Menon 12 May 2017

Tetra Pak introduces new digital services

Global processing and packaging firm Tetra Pak has pioneered a new generation of digital technologies to boost efficiency for customers...

10 May 2017

TFG SewGood: A successful model of impact investment

Three years ago, TFG launched its SewGood programme to assist more than 40,000 people annually by providing training and skills development...

10 May 2017

Davies launches the latest industrial action plan

The ninth iteration of the industrial action plan (Ipap) that Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies launched on Monday is an action plan and an effort...

By Mark Allix 9 May 2017

How brands that disguise their origins do damage to their bottom line

Many brands, particularly those from countries associated with poor production quality, attempt to disguise their origins. Some even attempt to deliberately associate their brand...

By Paurav Shukla 9 May 2017

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International

TFG acquires Australian menswear group RAG

TFG has acquired Australian menswear group Retail Apparel Group (RAF) for close to R3bn. TFG says its acquisition of RAG further broadens its international expansion into chosen geographical areas with a product and value offering that is well aligned with TFG's multi-brand business model.

2 hours ago

#NewCampaign: F*ck like a Finn

Finland is the best country for love-making, stated in this campaign video that has gained a million organic views in Finland alone.

1 day ago

Alibaba quarterly profits almost double to $1.55bn

BEIJING, China - Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba said Thursday its net profit almost doubled in the latest quarter on the back of soaring growth in online shopping.

3 days ago

Nestle loses appeal over Kit Kat trademark

LONDON, UK - Swiss food and drink giant Nestle on Wednesday lost its legal bid to register the shape of a four-finger Kit Kat chocolate bar as a trademark in Britain.

19 May 2017

Luxe boomerang comes back to bite Chanel

SYDNEY, Australia - French fashion house Chanel has triggered an uproar by selling a luxury monogrammed boomerang with a price tag of nearly $1,500, with critics saying the accessory is an insult to Australian Aborigines.

18 May 2017

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