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Kellogg's inks Nigeria deal in Africa expansion

US-based cereal maker Kellogg's announced this week it is acquiring half of Nigerian food distributor Multipro for $450m as part of its drive to expand on the continent...

By Colleen Goko 17 Sep 2015 13:05

Getting a feel for the luxury market in Africa

Prestige marketing isn't just about classy shots of high-end products - you still have to follow the tried and trusted marketing methods that make people relate to your brand, especially on the continent...

By Leigh Andrews 28 Jul 2015 14:00

Nestlé layoffs in Africa 'won't affect SA'

Plans by the world's biggest food and drinks company, Nestlé, to reduce staff across the continent will not affect SA, its Bryanston-based unit said on Wednesday...

By Fifi Peters 18 Jun 2015 10:20

AB7 to support growing urban African market

Africa's fast-growing middle-class population is moving into the cities with plenty of income to dispose of. At least 50% of Africa's population now lives in cities...

25 Mar 2015 09:56

The new South African consumer

The South African retail sector is the largest on the African continent and has been a key driver of the South African economy since the global financial crisis in 2008...

25 Dec 2014 08:39

Academy for African Filmmakers to mentor young African talent

The Academy for African Filmmakers is a new initiative by Unilever and MOFILM to help young African talent develop their storytelling and pitching skills while working on real live Unilever briefs with the possibility of having their work broadcast...

27 Nov 2014 16:15

"Share the sound of an AIDS-free generation" and support (RED)

This is The Coca-Cola Company's international call to join efforts in helping end mother-to-child transmission of HIV with the launch of a new campaign in partnership with (RED), titled exactly that...

27 Nov 2014 07:00

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 113: Pete Case on the Gloo, Ogilvy SA merger

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show tomorrow, 13 November 2014, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Pete Case and Jacqueline Lahoud...

12 Nov 2014 09:23

I LAaik it local

Pizza Hut will follow a fast paced growth and penetration strategy in South Africa and on the continent. This was according to GM of Pizza Hut Africa, Randall Blackford at the brand relaunch in South Africa this week...

By Danette Breitenbach 18 Sep 2014 14:50

Marks & Spencer's row over Muslim refusal to sell alcohol

LONDON, UK: British retailer Marks & Spencer faced criticism after it emerged that it allows Muslim staff to refuse to sell customers pork or alcohol.

24 Dec 2013 06:47

Woolworths buys back African franchises

Woolworths said on Tuesday, 5 November, that it had signed agreements to purchase its franchise businesses in Botswana‚ Namibia‚ Swaziland and Ghana.

By Zeenat Moorad 6 Nov 2013 10:46

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 74: StoreVue and Amorphous New Media

On this week's Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show, streamed live every Thursday from 9am-10am via 2oceansVibe Radio, we host StoreVue director Gerard Eksteen, as well as Amorphous CEO Gant Shippey. [twitterfall]

16 Oct 2013 12:01

Mozambique seeks to curb boozing

MAPUTO, MOZAMBIQUE: In laid-back Mozambique with its endless white beaches and bustling markets, alcohol is freely available but a proposed law seeks to end the country's liberal drinking culture.

17 Sep 2013 13:35

IFEA offers full sensory experience

Organised by Fresh Montgomery UK and Montgomery Africa, organisers of Hostex and Propak Africa, the International Food and Drink Event Africa (IFEA) will take place from 18-20 September 2013 at Sandton Convention Centre. It will feature a dedicated conference on 18-19 September.

18 Jul 2013 10:29

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