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Polyester could slip on banana peel of green fashion

For decades after polyester's invention in the 1940s, there wasn't much exciting innovation in the fibres used in the world's textiles. Until now...

By Jackie May 3 minutes ago

FINANCE

Claims against Steinhoff uncover revolving tangle of dodgy deals

The Steinhoff International management stands accused of cooking the books to hide losses and inflate earnings. But what exactly might it have done and how?

By Hanna Ziady 26 minutes ago

AGRICULTURE

Ultra-modern fruit drying machine opens export markets for hundreds of Kenyan smallholder farmers

Over 500 smallholder farmers in Eastern Kenya have found ready market for their horticultural produce, thanks to an automated air drier

45 minutes ago

ICT

GDPR: What it means for data management

On 25 May 2018, South African companies with an EU customer base must comply with new rules and legislation concerning the collection, storage, and processing of personal information also known as the General Data Protection Regulation...

By Kerry Hope 47 minutes ago

ICT

CodeX wraps up year with Oracle-orientated hackathon

A four-day hackathon at codeX Coding Academy at the V&A Waterfront, marked the conclusion of this year's coding calendar for codeX's junior software developers...

49 minutes ago

RETAIL

Lizi's granola to join Pioneer Foods brand stable

Pioneer Foods has announced plans to buy UK-based granola brand Lizi's. The FMCG giant is the manufacturer of a number of household breakfast cereals...

50 minutes ago

PROPERTY

Mall size on the rise says study

A recent study conducted on behalf of the South African Council of Shopping Centres (SACSC) has determined that malls are getting bigger...

56 minutes ago

LIFESTYLE

#BestofBiz 2017: Lifestyle

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2017 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views. Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Lifestyle & Entertainment portal over the past year below.

59 minutes ago

TOURISM

Research: Young people who travel have increased sense of citizenship

Survey results give strong evidence that experiencing new cultures and viewpoints through travel enhances character attributes which prove a positive impact on citizenship, such as perspective, empathy and appreciation...

1 hour ago

AUTOMOTIVE

Smooth sailing over tough terrain in the new Nissan Patrol

With 66 years of the Patrol brand history, the fact that it knows no boundaries, and is apparently known as the "king of the off-road", it is understandable that the Patrol has an almost cult-like following. Believe me, I've met a couple of them...

By Ilse van den Berg 1 hour ago

HR & RECRUITMENT

Creating a new generation of entrepreneurs

Black empowerment has not worked as well as it should. What we have not really succeeded in doing is create a substantial number of black-owned, entrepreneurial businesses that have the potential, in time, to rival Anglo American, Discovery and the rest of the JSE giants...

By Sinethemba Mafanya 1 hour ago

CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING

Cape Town's water crisis: driven by politics more than drought

Cape Town, South Africa's second most populous city, is hurtling towards "Day Zero": the day taps run dry...

By David W. Olivier 1 hour ago

LIFESTYLE

New, street-food inspired eatery, Brocka opens

New urban eatery, Brocka has just opened its doors at the Canal Walk shopping centre in Century City and we popped in at the launch last week to see what all the buzz is about and to sample what's on offer...

By Juanita Pienaar 1 hour ago

RETAIL

Retail sales far lower in October than analysts expected

The retail sector did not do as well as expected in October but still signalled stronger economic growth at the start of the fourth quarter...

By Sunita Menon 2 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Why PR is still important

Nowadays, all manner of marketing services are available, from advertising to inbound to content marketing to SEO. So, where, in this new media mix does PR fit? And is it still important?...

By Heather Baker 2 hours ago

ICT

SA students head to Germany for supercomputing competition

Students from various universities will be representing South Africa at the International Student Cluster Competition hosted at the 2018 International Supercomputing Conference in Germany next year...

2 hours ago

LIFESTYLE

Hilda's Kitchen: A 21st century take on Victorian recipes

If the cooking channel had been around in the early 1900s, Hildagonda Duckitt would have probably given the likes of Nigella Lawson (minus the cleavage) a run for her money...

By Nicci Botha 2 hours ago

CSI & SUSTAINABILITY

South Africa needs a fresh approach to its stubbornly high levels of inequality

It is widely accepted that South Africa is one of the most unequal societies in the world...

By Edward Webster 2 hours ago

AGRICULTURE

SA Competition Tribunal approves acquisition of maize milling companies

The acquisitions of two maize milling companies by a consortium comprising DH Brothers Industries trading as Willowton Group and Louis Dreyfus Company Africa has been approved...

2 hours ago

LIFESTYLE

#OnTheBigScreen: Dickens, Jedi, Met Opera

Star Wars: The Last Jedi, The Man Who Invented Christmas, The Foreigner, The Wedding Party 2 and Adès's: The Exterminating Angel open at local cinemas this week.

By Daniel Dercksen 2 hours ago

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