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Franschhoek gains international recognition on '2014 top 50 list'

The Decanter Top 50 Wines in the World includes its recommended top 50 'must-buy' wines that have achieved an outstanding score throughout the year (18.5/20 points and above) and offer excellent value for money...

30 Jan 2015 09:09

Belvedere Vodka gets product placement in new Bond film

The new James Bond film, Spectre, due for global release on 6 November 2015, features Belvedere Vodka for the spy's iconic "shaken not stirred" vodka martini...

27 Jan 2015 08:33

AVI H1 consolidated HEPS seen 8%-11% higher

Consumer goods group AVI (AVI) expects its consolidated headline earnings per share in the six months to December to rise by between 8% and 11% from a year-earlier period.

23 Jan 2015 16:31

China weather dents SABMiller quarterly beer sales

SABMiller's weather-related woes in China spilled over into the brewer's third quarter ended December, the company said Wednesday, 21 January 2015, in a trading update...

23 Jan 2015 15:51

BRM Brands opens new landmark factory

The popularity and growth of Barbeque Rib Manufacturers (Pty) Ltd, trading as BRM Brands, has resulted in an exciting new expansion, the building of their new landmark factory in Mostyn Park.

21 Jan 2015 14:12

Spur buys majority share in niche dining brand

The Spur Corporation (Spur) is set to acquire a 51% stake in RocoMamas, a Gauteng-based niche brand, fast developing a following for its customised but casual and affordable menu...

21 Jan 2015 11:48

Five ways pitching out creative briefs will kill your brand

Over the past few years, we have witnessed an ever-growing trend, in which large FMCG brands attempt to generate savings through aggressive procurement policies...

By Brett Horn 20 Jan 2015 12:19

First 'Brand Wars' initiative evaluates pizza

The recently launched 'Brand Wars' initiative, spearheaded by Andrew Ross, MD of Havas Sports & Entertainment South Africa, seeks to find consumer brands and pit them against each other...

20 Jan 2015 09:47

ACDOCOSA reveals more SKYN

Following the launch of South Africa's first polyisoprene condom, shopper-centric brand-custodian distributor, ACDOCO South Africa has announced the availability of two new variants: SKYN Intense Feel and SKYN Extra Lubricated...

Issued by ACDOCOSA 19 Jan 2015 10:59

Foschini acquires UK clothing chain Phase Eight for £238m

The Foschini Group (TFG) on Friday, 16 January 2015, announced that it had acquired 85% of UK clothing chain Poppy Holdco - which trades under the name Phase Eight - for £238m...

16 Jan 2015 16:18

Pinnacle Africa goes pro with new SP4 Windows Phone

Pinnacle Africa, one of Southern Africa's largest ICT distributors, recently took the wraps off its first branded phone, the Proline SP4, available to the market from 30 January 2015...

15 Jan 2015 15:17

Smoking hot new website for Cigar Clothing

Local boutique designers, Cigar Clothing, known for its style, designs and fabrics, has recently launched a new website making the online shopping experience much easier...

15 Jan 2015 09:01

Mobile shopping development leaps ahead with new Accolades system

The Nedbank Accolades system, powered by beacon and smartphone app technology, is a mobile platform that connects the retailer to the customer through proximity-based services...

14 Jan 2015 11:27

Rhodes Food to buy fruit juice firm Pacmar

Rhodes Food Group said yesterday, 7 January 2015, it would buy a Western Cape fruit juice business for R165m, its first major acquisition...

By Nick Hedley 8 Jan 2015 12:49

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