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New website offers health, wellness products
New website offers health, wellness products

A new website, Juniva, offers vitamins, sports nutrition and weight-loss products as a specialist health, wellness and fitness e-tailer to counter modern living and poor food choices.

2 Sep 2014 13:34

Woolworths asks shareholders for R10bn
Woolworths asks shareholders for R10bn

JSE-listed clothing and food retailer Woolworths will raise about R10bn to repay the part of the money it borrowed to pay for its R21.6bn takeover of David Jones, the Australian retail chain.

By Nick Hedley 2 Sep 2014 11:18

Industry gearing up for Hostex 2015
Industry gearing up for Hostex 2015

Hostex 2015, being held at Sandton Convention Centre 15-18 March 2015, has a tough act to follow as Hostex 2013 in Gauteng was dubbed as the biggest and best in the culinary exhibition's 27 year history.

2 Sep 2014 11:15

PMI up from 45.9 in July to 49 in August
PMI up from 45.9 in July to 49 in August

Activity in the manufacturing sector improved last month as workers that had gone on a month-long strike returned to work‚ boosting the purchasing managers' index (PMI)

2 Sep 2014 10:53

Rosebank Mall renovation hurts Hyprop's profits
Rosebank Mall renovation hurts Hyprop's profits

The cost of renovating the Mall of Rosebank contributed to Hyprop Investment's profit falling in the year to June, but the real estate investment trust (Reit) nevertheless raised its distribution 11.3% to R4.72.

By Alistair Anderson 2 Sep 2014 10:28

Benoni's Northmead mall gets R40 million facelift
Benoni's Northmead mall gets R40 million facelift

Northmead Mall, one of Benoni's first malls, has received a revamp at an investment in excess of R40 million from joint owners One Property Holdings and Capstone Property Group. Built in 1972, Northmead Mall was acquired by the new owners in 2011.

2 Sep 2014 10:20

New vehicle sales in August fall to 55‚722
New vehicle sales in August fall to 55‚722

New vehicle sales in August dropped 1.40% year-on-year to 55‚722‚ according to automotive data released this week.

2 Sep 2014 10:15

Blue Ribbon Bread extends in Eastern Cape
Blue Ribbon Bread extends in Eastern Cape

Following its successful launch in Port Elizabeth in August this year, Blue Ribbon Bread has launched in East London and King Williams Town as part of Premier's investment into the Eastern Cape that exceeds R10 million.

2 Sep 2014 09:50

Morvest revenue up to R1.1bn
Morvest revenue up to R1.1bn

Morvest, a JSE-listed support services provider reported revenue growth of 15% to R1.1bn for the year to May.

2 Sep 2014 09:49

Net1's earnings improve as it moves beyond SA
Net1's earnings improve as it moves beyond SA

Net1 UEPS Technologies reported a rise in earnings for the year to June‚ boosted by a $26.6m recovery for the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) contract it lost in a court dispute.

By Thabiso Mochiko 2 Sep 2014 09:24

Government says it will protect textile sector
Government says it will protect textile sector

Government is determined to protect South Africa's clothing and textile sector, which has shown growth in recent years, says the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI).

2 Sep 2014 08:06

Win a trip to Dubai with Vida e Caffè
Win a trip to Dubai with Vida e Caffè

Atlantis, The Palm in Dubai, in partnership with Vida e Caffè and Dubai Tourism is launching a competition to win a luxurious five-night stay at the resort, this September.

1 Sep 2014 14:36

Pick n Pay opens new price matching front
Pick n Pay opens new price matching front

The battle for market share is intensifying among SA's major retailers, with Pick n Pay the latest to fire a salvo through its price comparison promotion, Brand Match.

By Zeenat Moorad 1 Sep 2014 13:58

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 103: IMC conference sponsor, Everlytic, talk POPI and email marketing
[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 103: IMC conference sponsor, Everlytic, talk POPI and email marketing

On the last Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show, host Warren Harding chatted to Vera Robertson from Everlytic and Janine de Waal from Ukusela Ekapa... [twitterfall]

1 Sep 2014 13:08

Update on CPA at Consumer Complaints Management conference
Update on CPA at Consumer Complaints Management conference

ASM Communications will host the Consumer Complaints Management conference to address key areas of concern in the Consumer Protection Act and provide participants with a road map for effective complaints management.

1 Sep 2014 13:00

RICS releases sub-Saharan African property market report
RICS releases sub-Saharan African property market report

RICS, an international professional body focused on the areas of land, real estate, construction and infrastructure, has released its report on 'Unleashing Sub-Saharan African Property Markets'...

1 Sep 2014 11:21

No retrenchment of Ellerines workers yet
No retrenchment of Ellerines workers yet

The business rescue practitioners for Ellerines have not yet decided whether or not to retrench employees.

1 Sep 2014 11:00

Shoppers seek values reflecting their communities
Shoppers seek values reflecting their communities

Shoppers are increasingly looking for stores that reflect the values of their community says the President of the SA Council of Shopping Centres, Marna van der Walt

1 Sep 2014 10:31

Cycling app gets Food Lover's Market customers moving
Cycling app gets Food Lover's Market customers moving

Food Lover's Market has introduced the innovative running and bicycling app, Strava to get its employees and consumers active through #lovethebike. In the first seven days, entrants have already ridden for 819.22 hours, over 17,361.31 kilometres and burnt 523,915.62 calories.

1 Sep 2014 09:50

G-Star Raw store opens in East London
G-Star Raw store opens in East London

G-Star Raw has opened its fifth South African store in East London and plans a sixth store in Durban.

1 Sep 2014 09:29

The 2014 Sunday Times Top Brands Awards winners announced
The 2014 Sunday Times Top Brands Awards winners announced

South Africa's top brands were announced at The 2014 Sunday Times Top Brands Awards ceremony held in Sandton on Friday 29 August...

1 Sep 2014 08:28

Workshop to help SADC countries improve food production
Workshop to help SADC countries improve food production

The governments of South Africa and New Zealand will join forces to share their expertise on food safety systems for export with their counterparts in the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC).

1 Sep 2014 07:31

Nando's takes a shot at a new TVC
Nando's takes a shot at a new TVC

In keeping with Nando's tradition, their new TVC is cheeky, controversial and amusing. (Video)

29 Aug 2014 16:35

Massmart takes knock from Game
Massmart takes knock from Game

Massmart's Game continued to underperform, weighing on profitability, as sales of durable goods fell due to pressure on consumers.

By Zeenat Moorad 29 Aug 2014 13:31

Mayfield Square officially opens
Mayfield Square officially opens

Mayfield Square, Daveyton's first major shopping centre, was officially opened on 28 August 2014 by Ward Councillor Makgopa Kgopa, MMC for City Planning and Economic Development Bennett Nikani...

29 Aug 2014 12:49

Evolution of point-of-sale systems
Evolution of point-of-sale systems

The evolution of the point-of-sale system (POS) from clumsy cash registers to self-serve checkout lines has led to its adoption by the world. Most people pass through a POS at some stage in the day, without thinking about the systems behind the POS.

29 Aug 2014 12:38

Boland Chenin Blanc wins again at 2014 SA Young Wine Show
Boland Chenin Blanc wins again at 2014 SA Young Wine Show

At the 2014 SA Young Wine Show, Boland Chenin Blanc won the General Smuts Trophy for SA Champion Young Wine and the prestigious Les Tastevins Du Cap Trophy for the sixth time.

29 Aug 2014 12:26

Coopmanhuijs - where the comfortable becomes the remarkable
Coopmanhuijs - where the comfortable becomes the remarkable

Copies of The Hollywood Reporter magazine in the lounge at Coopmanhuijs Hotel, in Stellenbosch, seem out of place among the books on wine, art and the historic treasures of the area.

By Brian Berkman 29 Aug 2014 10:27

RCL Foods reports loss of 47.7c a share
RCL Foods reports loss of 47.7c a share

RCL Foods has fallen to a headline loss of 47.7c a share from profits of 4.8c a share last year mainly because of a surge in finance costs.

29 Aug 2014 10:09

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