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UN awards Unilever for sustainable and water neutral investment
UN awards Unilever for sustainable and water neutral investment

The Investment Promotion Award has been presented by the Department of Trade and Industry (dti) on behalf of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development to Unilever...

22 Dec 2014 12:04

Brazilian billionaire Diniz buys stake in Carrefour
Brazilian billionaire Diniz buys stake in Carrefour

PARIS, FRANCE: French retail giant Carrefour said on Thursday, 18 December 2014, it has sold 10% of its Brazilian subsidiary to local billionaire Abilio Diniz for 525 million euros ($650 million).

22 Dec 2014 11:04

Standard Bank gets #appy and awarded by turning to customer-centric marketing
Standard Bank gets #appy and awarded by turning to customer-centric marketing

You might have noticed 'Standard Bank' storylines woven into Isidingo, Muvhango and Isibaya this year. This wasn't just a happy coincidence but rather a well-thought out strategy...

By Leigh Andrews 22 Dec 2014 08:58

Santa Claus is real... Adverts say so
Santa Claus is real... Adverts say so

'Santa isn't real." There it was, in white lettering on an orange background on a prominent site on Witkoppen Road, Johannesburg...

By Sarah Britten 22 Dec 2014 07:35

Economic instability and its effect on the franchising industry
Economic instability and its effect on the franchising industry

In today's turbulent economic times, both franchise brands and franchisees need to understand the key fundamentals driving today's operating environment. What's more, they need to embrace them.

By Val Bourdos Nichas 19 Dec 2014 13:22

The year e-commerce grew up
The year e-commerce grew up

Online shopping hit the mainstream in South Africa during 2014, says e-commerce payment services provider PayGate, and the growth is set to continue during 2015...

19 Dec 2014 12:31

WWF-SA releases report on marine protected areas
WWF-SA releases report on marine protected areas

WWF South Africa's latest marine assessment has indicated that the country's 24 marine protected areas (MPAs) are critical for the health of future fish stock...

19 Dec 2014 10:41

Three simple rules for your online store this festive season
Three simple rules for your online store this festive season

The festive season is the most profitable time of year for many online businesses with a surge not only in the number of placed orders but in the basket size as well...

19 Dec 2014 07:28

LP Gas installation rules - not just hot air

Apart from Eskom rolling out regular load shedding in order to manage the power grid, electricity prices continue to rise. LP gas is cheaper and more efficient, but it can, however, be very dangerous to use if not operated properly...

18 Dec 2014 15:35

Do's and don'ts for crime prevention over Christmas
Do's and don'ts for crime prevention over Christmas

The festive season is a time of the year that many South Africans look forward to the most. Unfortunately, it is also a period that is associated with an increase in criminal activity...

By Annelie Smith 18 Dec 2014 12:51

Sandwich Baron Soweto - a new profit frontier

Even though she did not win the 2013 Sandwich Baron 'win a franchise' competition, Gloria Mautloa was the first to be recommended for a new store partnership when the opportunity was presented...

18 Dec 2014 12:41

Magnum to pop up in Cape Town
Magnum to pop up in Cape Town

The Magnum Pleasure Store pops up at Cavendish Square, Claremont on 17 January 2015 in celebration of the brand's 25th Birthday, giving you the chance to customise your own Magnum...

18 Dec 2014 12:34

New focus for Lufthansa in 2015
New focus for Lufthansa in 2015

For the airline, the focus in 2015 will be on the 'New Lufthansa Premium Quality'...

18 Dec 2014 11:55

Amazon hit by pre-Christmas strike in Germany

BERLIN, GERMANY: Workers went on strike at German sites of Amazon on Monday, 15 December 2014, to increase pressure on the US online retail giant during the busy Christmas period in a long-running pay dispute.

18 Dec 2014 11:14

Sunday Times and PnP to give away R1m in school fees
Sunday Times and PnP to give away R1m in school fees

The Sunday Times and Pick n Pay are opening a competition where they will be giving away R1 million worth of school fee prizes...

18 Dec 2014 10:00

The best and the worst...from Google's Top 10, to a really bum idea...
The best and the worst...from Google's Top 10, to a really bum idea...

Whatever our field, there are campaigns, adverts, articles that we love to remember, and others we would rather forget. But no one will let us... (videos)

By Rod Baker 18 Dec 2014 07:00

Customer convenience at whatever the cost
Customer convenience at whatever the cost

In a retail environment, brands have to engage with their customers in a seamless manner to ensure that they not only remain relevant but also provide a service that makes the user experience more valuable.

By Darren Reid 17 Dec 2014 14:10

Tis the season to be... delivering
Tis the season to be... delivering

High levels of service delivery are required, especially in retail, as the world counts down to the festive season, with an upsurge in customers...

17 Dec 2014 09:29

New look for Original Windhoek Draught
New look for Original Windhoek Draught

New look shared with fans in #PureBeerOClock campaign...

17 Dec 2014 07:39

The digital universe that is to come
The digital universe that is to come

The Internet of things has opened for us humans a digital world abundant of opportunities, that will further transform the way we learn, interact with each other, with devices, machines and other physical things around us...

By Nivin Xavier 16 Dec 2014 07:55

How to capture shoppers' attention with the right window display
How to capture shoppers' attention with the right window display

A great window display has the ability to draw potential customers into your store, and with the festive season upon us, every store is battling for the attention of shoppers...

By Stephen Sandmann 15 Dec 2014 14:42

Woolies opens second store in Ghana
Woolies opens second store in Ghana

Woolworths has opened a new store in Accra's upmarket West Hills Mall, the retailer's second store in Ghana. At 555sqm, the new store is large enough to meet growing Ghana's demand...

15 Dec 2014 13:27

New-look Ceres juices now with fruit cells
New-look Ceres juices now with fruit cells

Ceres has enriched eight flavours in its 100% premium fruit juice range with fruit cells that enhance the flavour and adds texture, while the entire range is being simultaneously presented in sleek new packaging...

15 Dec 2014 13:07

New-look Ceres juices now with fruit cells
New-look Ceres juices now with fruit cells

Ceres has enriched eight flavours in its 100% premium fruit juice range with fruit cells that enhance the flavour and adds texture, while the entire range is being simultaneously presented in sleek new packaging...

15 Dec 2014 13:07

New-look Ceres juices now with fruit cells
New-look Ceres juices now with fruit cells

Ceres has enriched eight flavours in its 100% premium fruit juice range with fruit cells that enhance the flavour and adds texture, while the entire range is being simultaneously presented in sleek new packaging...

15 Dec 2014 13:07

Uber helps Kalahari drive Christmas to your door
Uber helps Kalahari drive Christmas to your door

Uber, the innovative taxi service app, is partnering with SA's favourite online store, Kalahari.com, to make Christmas shopping even easier for Capetonians this festive season...

15 Dec 2014 11:31

Developers pouring in to Mthatha add to Transkei transformation
Developers pouring in to Mthatha add to Transkei transformation

Established in 1883, Mthatha, the capital of the former Transkei, is a hive of bustling activity and recognised as the leading city of the area...

15 Dec 2014 10:38

MOOH strategies for retail operators a key seminar at DSE 2015
MOOH strategies for retail operators a key seminar at DSE 2015

The DSE 2015's four-part Digital Signage Seminar Program designed specifically for digital out-of-home network operators will include an hour-long session titled, 'How to Think About a Mobile Out-of-Home Strategy'...

15 Dec 2014 10:13

Sun International committed to serve green listed seafood
Sun International committed to serve green listed seafood

Serving only green listed seafood sourced from sustainable suppliers as approved by the Southern African Sustainable Seafood Initiative (SASSI) by 2017 - that is the commitment by all Sun International owned restaurants...

15 Dec 2014 06:41

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