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Google adding 'buy' buttons to mobile search ads

SAN FRANCISCO - Google is looking to make it easier for people to shop while using its website, launching a trial run of a feature allowing smartphone users make online purchases from their search results...

16 Jul 2015 13:00


DKNY's Donna Karan steps down

NEWSWATCH: Sixty-six-year-old Donna Karan of high-end fashion brand Donna Karan International announced on Tuesday her decision to step down as chief designer, remaining as an advisor, but dedicating more time to her mass-market Urban Zen line and its Foundation.

1 Jul 2015 09:10


Facebook business pages closer to becoming online shops

SAN FRANCISCO - Facebook pages moved closer to replacing small business websites Tuesday, announcing features designed to make it easier for shops to hawk their wares...

10 Sep 2015 10:45


Nestle accused of using slave-caught fish in cat food

NEW YORK, USA: Swiss food giant Nestle is being sued in the United States for allegedly knowingly allowing its Fancy Feast cat food to contain fish from a Thai supplier that uses slave labour...

1 Sep 2015 10:00


Amazon wants air space for delivery drones

SAN FRANCISCO - Online retail colossus Amazon wants to carve out a special zone of the sky to shuttle commercial drones that would deliver goods to its customers...

30 Jul 2015 12:00


Retail startup set for takeoff next week

ASPEN -, a well-funded US startup which aims to shake up online retailing with new ways to cut prices, is set for launch next week, its chief executive said...

14 Jul 2015 16:20


P&G to spin off beauty brands to Coty in US$12.5bn deal

NEW YORK - Procter & Gamble (P&G) plans to sell 43 beauty and fragrance brands to Coty in a deal valuing the assets at about US$12.5 billion, the companies announced Thursday...

13 Jul 2015 09:45


High demand for SA's crafts, home decor

ATLANTA - There is an increase in demand for South Africa's distinct superior quality handcrafts and an array of elegant home decor products in the American market, according to South African crafters and designers...

By Nthambeleni Gabara 9 Jul 2015 12:00


Bain's Cape Mountain Whisky to launch in the US

Bain's Cape Mountain Whisky, the 100% single grain whisky, is to launch in the US this month when it makes its debut in Illinois, Minnesota, and Missouri...

3 Jul 2015 11:55


eBay-PayPal breakup set for July

NEW YORK - US online giant eBay said its board approved the planned spinoff of its PayPal online payments unit, which will trade as an independent company 20 July...

30 Jun 2015 12:10


Some Kindle book authors to be paid per page read

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Amazon on Monday said it will start paying writers of e-books on its Kindle Unlimited and Kindle Owner's Lending Library services based on how many pages are read instead of the number of downloads.

25 Jun 2015 08:48


South African food chains in UK examined on CNN Marketplace Africa

Yesterday on CNN Marketplace Africa, CNN correspondent Rosie Tomkins explored how South African restaurants in particular are staking their claim in the UK food market...

23 Jun 2015 11:00


US bans 'unsafe' trans fats in food

WASHINGTON: Artificial trans fats found in everything are not safe to eat and must be removed from food in the next three years...

18 Jun 2015 12:35


Gartner: Worldwide sales of non-smartphone connected devices will exceed 112 million units in 2015

More than 112 million non-smartphone connected devices (mobile PCs, tablets and mobile hot-spot devices) will be sold worldwide in 2015...

3 Jun 2015 08:09


SA, US to discuss chicken issue

South Africa and the USA have agreed to facilitate deliberations between the SA Poultry Association (SAPA) and the US Poultry and Egg Export Council towards the finalisation of discussions on market access for US chicken bone-in cuts...

26 May 2015 11:05


From shopping carts to marketplace scripting - A new generation in e-commerce

In the early years of the web, when many of the young twenty-something entrepreneurs of today were still teenagers, shopping online was a much more complicated, less convenient process...

By Boris Dzhingarov 30 Apr 2015 13:22


European privacy watchdogs probe Facebook; EU wants to 'finalise' Google market abuse probe

PARIS, FRANCE: European data protection authorities have joined forces to probe Facebook's privacy controls, a French watchdog said on Thursday, putting the popular US social media giant under fresh pressure...

17 Apr 2015 10:18


New York Festivals 2015 Torch Awards for Young Creative Talent announces Finalist Teams

NEW YORK CITY, US: New York Festivals Torch Awards has announced the 2015 Finalist Teams who will compete in the 60-Second Spot Challenge taking place in New York City on 20 May...

16 Apr 2015 10:38


New York Festivals International Television & Film Awards announces 2015 awards ceremony presenters and e-programme

NEW YORK CITY, US: New York Festivals International Television & Film Awards has announced this year's prominent media professionals slated to present awards at the 2015 TV & Film Gala...

8 Apr 2015 10:50


New York Festivals Torch Awards announces the 2015 Jury

NEW YORK CITY, US: New York Festivals Torch Awards announced the 2015 Jury...

7 Apr 2015 10:58

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