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Episode 84: Agency focus - Source

Date: 2 Apr 2014
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Episode 82: An African Path to Success & Effective Measure

Date: 24 Feb 2014 | Time: 39:00min
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Episode 81: Conn Bertish and Cairo

Date: 14 Feb 2014 | Time: 44:44min
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GERMANY

German property group planning to list on JSE

BERLIN, GERMANY: The property listing boom of 2011-2013 may well have made way for a period of consolidation but new listings have not dried up completely‚ with German property player Sirius Real Estate looking to make its debut on the JSE later this year.

By Joan Muller 24 Mar 2014 12:25

UNITED STATES

Retail: How to avoid energy wastage and manage costs

NEW YORK CITY, US / KFAR SABA, ISRAEL: How you can manage costs better in retail stores: Six factors that contribute to energy waste and are raising your costs.

By Jon Rabinowitz 24 Mar 2014 06:55

UNITED KINGDOM

Japanese retailer Rakuten slammed over ivory and whale meat products

LONDON, UK: Japanese e-commerce retailer Rakuten is the world's largest online marketplace for elephant ivory and whale meat products, an environmental campaign group said. It said that running the advertisements for these products was akin to arming poachers.

19 Mar 2014 07:35

HONG KONG S.A.R.

'World's first' Bitcoin shop opens in Hong Kong

HONG KONG: A shop selling the virtual Bitcoin currency opened in Hong Kong amid fresh concerns grew in Asia over the currency's viability and security.

4 Mar 2014 06:27

UNITED STATES

US drugstore giant CVS to remove cigarettes from store shelves

WASHINGTON, US US retail drug store giant CVS Caremark announced Wednesday that it will stop selling cigarettes, a move immediately applauded by President Barack Obama as having a "profoundly positive impact on the health of our country."

6 Feb 2014 11:40

RUSSIA

Online, is fine... But beware of cybercriminals

MOSCOW, RUSSIA: It's all about money... While online shopping and banking is growing and growing, financial transactions are top Internet security concern, says Kaspersky Lab.

23 Jan 2014 12:10

HONG KONG S.A.R.

Malt whisky sells for record-breaking US$628,000

HONG KONG: A bottle of malt whisky has gone under the hammer in Hong Kong for the record-breaking sum of HK$4.9m (US$628,205), an auction house says.

21 Jan 2014 10:31

UNITED KINGDOM

Tesco reports falling sales over key Christmas period

LONDON, UK: Tesco said that group sales dripped by 3.2% during the all-important Christmas trading period, dealing a fresh blow to Britain's biggest retailer.

10 Jan 2014 06:26

UNITED STATES

Fibre optic dress changes color on a whim

LAS VEGAS, USA: People wishing to be techno-chic and who have a few thousand dollars to spare can sport outfits that change color on a whim.

10 Jan 2014 05:56

UNITED STATES

Blackstone to invest US$200m in Crocs shoes

NEW YORK, USA: Crocs Inc announced that the Blackstone Group is making a $200m investment that will give it preferred stock and a 13% stake in the US-based shoe company.

31 Dec 2013 07:35

PHILIPPINES

Caps banned as Philippine malls fight crime

MANILA, PHILIPPINES: Police in the Philippine capital have banned the wearing of caps in shopping malls to stop criminals concealing their identity from security cameras.

27 Dec 2013 07:15

UNITED KINGDOM

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

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