What's on offer at the 2018 Sanlam Handmade Contemporary Fair

The ninth Sanlam Handmade Contemporary Fair (SHMC) will be held at Hyde Park Corner in Johannesburg from 12-14 October 2018...

2 days ago

Sustainable packaging solutions needed to reduce food waste, scale up trade in Africa

Food losses and waste are an enormous drain on natural resources. Roughly one-third of the annual food produced globally for human consumption is lost or wasted...

13 Sep 2018

Winning packaging design from Pentawards 2018

The winners have been revealed for the 12th annual Pentawards, a prestigious worldwide competition devoted exclusively to packaging design...

12 Sep 2018

Nielsen launches virtual shopper research in SA

South Africa has become the first country on the African continent to launch Nielsen's new SmartStore virtual shopper technology...

Issued by Nielsen 12 Sep 2018

SA beverage brand Superlatte recognised at global packaging awards

Cape Town-based beverage company, Superlatte, scooped a Bronze award in the Food Trends Category at the prestigious Pentawards 2018, held in New York City on 6 September...

11 Sep 2018

Number 1 Mageu fuels new generation of design talent

Design student Hannah Smith has been named the winner of the Number One Mageu Art & Soul Competition...

6 Sep 2018

Calculating your return on investment

In today's competitive business environment, staying ahead of the game is essential. To do this, manufacturers need to ensure that their equipment remains effective and runs optimally at all times...

Issued by Pyrotec 5 Sep 2018

Packaging design for SA's competitive private label category

Premium private label products are popping up everywhere, despite tough economic conditions in South Africa. Clever retailers are clawing back profit margins by expanding their current private label offerings...

5 Sep 2018

Toys R Us SA expands into Botswana

South African retail chain, Toys R Us and Babies R Us SA, is expanding its African footprint with a new store opening in Botswana set for October...

5 Sep 2018

Pratley replicates its famous suspended bulldozer stunt

Celebrating its 70th anniversary, the Pratley Group earlier this year marked the occasion by replicating its memorable launch of Pratley Wondafix in 1985 which saw CEO Kim Pratley stand underneath a 13-tonne bulldozer...

5 Sep 2018

It's too soon to call 3D printing a green technology

Over the past decade 3D printing has captured the imagination of the general public, engineers and environmental visionaries...

By Reid Lifset, Martin Baumers, and Timothy Gutowski 5 Sep 2018

Grassroots trading to luxury leather leader: The journey of Jekyll and Hide

Jekyll and Hide founder Bernard Bultemeier talks luxury leather, global expansion, the challenges facing independent retail today and why we'll all be wearing backpacks soon...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 4 Sep 2018

Fleur le Cordeur: a business in bloom

Fleur le Cordeur is about blessing people on their special occasions - especially on their wedding day. The company loves everything about anything that grows from soil, and especially using these gifts from nature to bless people...

By Eugene Yiga 3 Sep 2018

From breast implants to ice cube trays: How silicone took over our kitchens

One of my ice cube trays is a small, yellow novelty tray that, when placed in the freezer, molds water into little duck-shaped pieces of ice...

By Kiersten Muenchinger 31 Aug 2018

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