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V&A Waterfront awarded two new green building ratings
V&A Waterfront awarded two new green building ratings

The Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA) has awarded the V&A Waterfront's Victoria Wharf and its BP Building 4-star 'Existing Building' ratings, reflecting the buildings' high-level environmentally friendly and sustainable operating efficiency...

28 Apr 2015 13:50

Message of the millennials - mutual respect

Millennials - this open-minded, forward-thinking, highly connected generation with money to burn, thrives on personal interactions, customised retail engagement and participative marketing...

28 Apr 2015 11:40

Two new red wines ready for winter tasting

The Strandveld and Shannon Vineyards have each released a red wine, just in time to warm those winter nights...

28 Apr 2015 11:19

Two new red wines ready for winter tasting

The Strandveld and Shannon Vineyards have each released a red wine, just in time to warm those winter nights...

28 Apr 2015 11:19

Astrapak: A tighter parcel
Astrapak: A tighter parcel

The SA packaging industry has become an unloved sector for local investors...

By Shaun Harris 24 Apr 2015 16:45

Nokia scratches smartphone itch
Nokia scratches smartphone itch

Nokia will release a new smartphone by the end of 2016, a pair of unnamed sources told Re/code...

By Quinten Plummer 24 Apr 2015 16:14

Food wastage prevention still a priority
Food wastage prevention still a priority

There is a call for radical change in the food processing industry to avert global food wastage, to increase 'food productivity' and provide amplified nutritional quotients to feed the world...

By Roy Henderson 24 Apr 2015 15:28

South Africa displays a 'do can' attitude
South Africa displays a 'do can' attitude

Innovations in beverage packaging in South Africa are changing consumers' drinking habits. Although aluminium beverage cans still represent a relatively small share of total beverage packaging, it has gained ground from other packaging formats...

24 Apr 2015 14:12

Pioneer Foods and Futurelife confirm joint venture
Pioneer Foods and Futurelife confirm joint venture

A joint venture between Futurelife Health Products and Pioneer Foods provides an opportunity for both companies to combine their expertise in both the food and beverage, and functional foods sectors...

24 Apr 2015 08:31

Power predictions from PwC
Power predictions from PwC

A new report from PwC and Strategy& warns that the Power Sector is transforming fast and companies that do not stay ahead of change are in danger...

24 Apr 2015 07:51

Five social media pitfalls that SMEs should avoid
Five social media pitfalls that SMEs should avoid

Social media is a powerful tool for the small business owner. It can help you to build customer relationships, improve your search engine optimisation, and create a buzz about your business...

By Steven Cohen 24 Apr 2015 07:10

Sleek ad tailoring for online apparel shoppers
Sleek ad tailoring for online apparel shoppers

Consumers have gotten on board with the concept of buying apparel online. Especially in this era of free returns and nifty sizing tools... However, some advertisers have been slow to respond...

By Ricky Liversidge 23 Apr 2015 16:25

Taste raises R95m for further expansion
Taste raises R95m for further expansion

Taste Holdings, whose brands include Scooters Pizza, St Elmo's and Maxi's, announced earlier this week that it had raised R94 million after issuing new shares, as it gears up for further expansion...

23 Apr 2015 16:16

Clicks warns load-shedding poses risk to sales
Clicks warns load-shedding poses risk to sales

Clicks Group has warned that load-shedding in the winter poses a risk to its sales in the second half of the year...

23 Apr 2015 16:01

Primedia Lifestyle's Solal award finalists
Primedia Lifestyle's Solal award finalists

Primedia Lifestyle Marketing Services is confirmed as having 15 finalist positions in this year's International Council of Shopping Centre's Solal Marketing Awards, which recognise shopping centre marketing excellence from around the globe...

23 Apr 2015 15:47

Manufacturing matters highpoint for inaugural INDUTEC Conference
Manufacturing matters highpoint for inaugural INDUTEC Conference

Over 40 professional bodies, institutes and associations have provided input and support to the inaugural two-day INDUTEC conference to be presented alongside this year's South Africa Industry and Technology Fair...

23 Apr 2015 14:40

Marcel's scoops 2015 SA Dairy Product of the Year
Marcel's scoops 2015 SA Dairy Product of the Year

Marcel's Frozen Yoghurt was awarded top honours at the DuPont Qualité Awards Dinner at GrandWest Casino on Wednesday, winning the prestigious title of the 2015 South African Dairy Product of the Year for its Woolworth's Tropical Fruit Frozen Yoghurt...

23 Apr 2015 11:30

Financing SMEs on potential, not achievements
Financing SMEs on potential, not achievements

A new approach to financially assisting SMEs places emphasis on financing ahead of anticipated growth and development assistance, instead of on growth that has already occurred...

23 Apr 2015 10:55

Attacks on foreign nationals have hurt SA, says Trade DM

Attacks on foreign nationals have been regrettable and sad and have also resulted in a loss of export foreign revenue, Trade and Industry Deputy Minister Mzwandile Masina recently said...

23 Apr 2015 10:45

2015 Education Hangout Schedule released by DSF
2015 Education Hangout Schedule released by DSF

The Digital Signage Federation (DSF), an independent not-for-profit trade organisation serving the digital signage industry in the US, has announced its 2015 educational Hangout schedule until mid-year...

23 Apr 2015 10:27

Everyone on board the billion rand Vukile bandwagon
Everyone on board the billion rand Vukile bandwagon

Vukile Property Fund opened its book build yesterday, 22 April 2015, to raise R750 million capital. The robust demand for Vukile units was heavily oversubscribed, even after being extended to R1.1 billion...

23 Apr 2015 10:06

EU agrees opt-out deal for GMO imports
EU agrees opt-out deal for GMO imports

BRUSSELS: The EU announced plans Wednesday to simplify the import approval process for controversial genetically modified foods and animal feed, allowing member states to decide whether to admit them or not...

23 Apr 2015 10:00

Competition to put business online
Competition to put business online

Efinity, an e-commerce fulfilment service, is offering SMEs a free e-commerce solution that is worth R75,000 and will get the winning business online in 24 hours. Companies have until 24 May 2015 to enter...

22 Apr 2015 15:41

Mosaic Sommelier Protégé Programme launched
Mosaic Sommelier Protégé Programme launched

Aimed at empowering the next generation of world class sommeliers in South Africa, the Mosaic Protégé Programme has been launched by Restaurant Mosaic and the South African Wine Tasting Championships (SAWTC)...

22 Apr 2015 15:23

Performance marketing can generate high returns
Performance marketing can generate high returns

Poor conversion is among the leading reasons why online businesses fail. This could be due to myriad reasons: its user experience is poor, the brand does not have a strong enough offline presence...

22 Apr 2015 13:40

Fast and furious deals at Sandton Motor Show
Fast and furious deals at Sandton Motor Show

The Sandton Motor Show, taking place at the Sandton Convention Centre from 29-30 August 2015, will offer consumers the biggest opportunity they have this year to admire, select and buy a car, 4x4 or bakkie on the floor...

22 Apr 2015 12:00

Lindsay Britz
Nine tips for successful CRM integration projects

Because of the complexity of the projects and their impact on all customer-related business processes, CRM integration projects can be very risky...

By Lindsay Britz 22 Apr 2015 12:00

Sales rising at NetFlorist's Bakery
Sales rising at NetFlorist's Bakery

NetFlorist launched its online bakery division, The Bakery, in January 2015 and in the three months since its opening, it has sold 1,500 baked products within the Gauteng area, with sales set to soar with upcoming occasions...

22 Apr 2015 11:33

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 128: Springleap and the newly launched Creative Insights division
[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 128: Springleap and the newly launched Creative Insights division

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show tomorrow, 23 April 2015, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Trevor Wolfe from Springleap...

22 Apr 2015 09:04

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