New green-rated HQ for Pizza Hut and KFC Africa
New green-rated HQ for Pizza Hut and KFC Africa

Yum Brands, which owns KFC Africa and Pizza Hut Africa, has moved into its new green-rated headquarters at Knightsbridge Office Park in Bryanston, Johannesburg...

11 minutes ago

Linda Reddy, supply chain director for Nando’s IMEA
#WomensMonth: Tough trading environment calls for supply chain innovation

Linda Reddy, supply chain director for Nando's IMEA, shares some insights into being a dynamic businesswoman...

By Evan-Lee Courie 1 hour ago

Coco Safar introduces dinner menu
Coco Safar introduces dinner menu

Luxury patisserie, coffee emporium, and glamorous brunch spot, the flagship Coco Safar in Sea Point has been delighting palettes with indulgent treats and sumptuous coffee concoctions for breakfast and lunch since the beginning of the year, however, since early August the eatery now offers a dinner menu...

By Ruth Cooper 4 hours ago

Walmart tried to make sustainability affordable. Here's what happened
Walmart tried to make sustainability affordable. Here's what happened

What a difference the birth of a granddaughter can make. For Lee Scott, who ran Walmart from 2000 to 2009, the arrival of his granddaughter not only convinced him the threat of global warming was real but set him on a course...

By Andrew Spicer 4 hours ago

Why online marketplaces can be catalysts for SME growth
Why online marketplaces can be catalysts for SME growth

In the modern business environment, one of the biggest make-or-break factors for small to medium-sized companies is creating and maintaining a strong online presence...

5 hours ago

Accolade announces £1mn investment boost for SA wine brand Kumala
Accolade announces £1mn investment boost for SA wine brand Kumala

UK wine company Accolade Wines will be investing over £1 million in its South African wine brand Kumala with a new brand creative entitled 'Keep it Kolourful'.

21 hours ago

PepsiCo to buy SodaStream for $3.2bn
PepsiCo to buy SodaStream for $3.2bn

Snacking and beverage giant PepsiCo has agreed to acquire countertop carbonated water machine maker SodaStream International Ltd for $3.2 billion...

1 day ago

Checkers to launch Ready to Chef meal kits
Checkers to launch Ready to Chef meal kits

Checkers will be introducing its own range of meal kits called Ready to Chef, with four different recipes -including a vegetarian option - available in stores each week...

1 day ago

Meet the Maker: Ryan Phillips of BrewCraft
Meet the Maker: Ryan Phillips of BrewCraft

In this week's Meet the Maker, Samantha Snedorf makes her own bathtub gin with BrewCraft's botanical kit and chats to owner, Ryan Phillips to find out a little more about what makes him tick...

By Samantha Snedorf 17 Aug 2018

The forgotten grandeur of Britain's department stores - a historian reflects
The forgotten grandeur of Britain's department stores - a historian reflects

Department stores seem to be in terminal decline. In the UK, the demise of British Home Stores and Poundworld, together with store closures by Marks and Spencer and House of Fraser, are local symptoms of a wider malaise...

17 Aug 2018

How 20-year-old Sakhile Maseko built a 'try before you buy' watch retail business
How 20-year-old Sakhile Maseko built a 'try before you buy' watch retail business

Twenty-year-old Sakhile Maseko is the founder of Aumax, a small business that sells luxury products such as watches directly to South African consumers using Facebook...

17 Aug 2018

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A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: West of the moon (Part 2)

Maltese drivers have a terrible reputation, even amongst themselves. I had presumed that if everyone drove badly, that would come to be regarded as the new normal, but no...

By Marcus 'The Maltese Falcon' Brewster 17 Aug 2018

#Loeries2018: Welcome to the hypermarket
#Loeries2018: Welcome to the hypermarket

The second speaker at the 2018 DStv Seminar of Creativity was Lethepu Matshaba, vice president of Homecare Southern Africa at Unilever SA, who spoke on the relevance of creativity in a hyper-fragmented world...

By Angie White 17 Aug 2018

Four Cousins wine comes of age
Four Cousins wine comes of age

South African wine brand Four Cousins is celebrating its 18th birthday with a makeover...

17 Aug 2018

Vend reveals top performing independent retail categories in SA
Vend reveals top performing independent retail categories in SA

Over the past year, South Africa's independent retailers enjoyed sales volumes 25% higher than the global average, according to data from retail management software company Vend...

17 Aug 2018

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How digitalisation is impacting the listed property sector

The worldwide structural trend of consumers increasingly choosing to shop online instead of at their local mall will have implications for the South African listed real estate sector...

17 Aug 2018

Are you ready to reach your future customer?
Are you ready to reach your future customer?

Is there any value in comforting your customers today with nostalgia from yesterday when their choices are naturally evolving at the rapid pace of a vastly shifting world around them?

By Gareth Grant 17 Aug 2018

2018 SAFW Cape Wools SA Designer Challenge winners revealed
2018 SAFW Cape Wools SA Designer Challenge winners revealed

The winners of the second annual SAFW Cape Wools SA Designer Challenge have been announced, with Carina Louw and Natasha Jaume of Erre scooping the prize for ladies wear...

16 Aug 2018

Homeware haunt Block and Chisel opens in-store cafe in Cape Town
Homeware haunt Block and Chisel opens in-store cafe in Cape Town

Furniture and decor retailer Block and Chisel has opened a "coffee and toastie emporium" at its store in Diep River, Cape Town...

16 Aug 2018

5 ways e-commerce startups can take advantage of Black Friday
5 ways e-commerce startups can take advantage of Black Friday

According to Google Trends, last year South Africa registered the largest Black Friday search interest of any country, even ahead of the US where the retail mega-event was conceived...

16 Aug 2018

How the lack of affordable vegetables is creating a billion-dollar obesity epidemic in South Africa
How the lack of affordable vegetables is creating a billion-dollar obesity epidemic in South Africa

David Sanders, emeritus professor at the school of public health at the University of the Western Cape says that South Africans have a very high burden of ill health, much of which is related to their diet...

16 Aug 2018

#WomensMonth: Meet the woman behind Signal Gun's craft brews
#WomensMonth: Meet the woman behind Signal Gun's craft brews

Jéanri Nel was well on her way to becoming a winemaker, until she decided to indulge her love for beer and become a brewer instead...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 16 Aug 2018

Absa Top 10 Pinotage winners announced for 2018
Absa Top 10 Pinotage winners announced for 2018

The Pinotage Association in collaboration with Absa has announced its Absa Top 10 Pinotage winners for 2018...

16 Aug 2018

Mark Kingon, Sars acting commissioner
Tobacco industry commits to working with Sars

The fight against illicit trade in cigarettes and other tobacco products has received a boost Sars, Tisa and the Fita agreeing to work together...

16 Aug 2018

What's in store for Witchery SS18
What's in store for Witchery SS18

Australian fashion brand Witchery recently showcased its 2018 spring/summer and limited edition collections at The Argyle in Woodstock, Cape Town...

By Maroefah Smith 15 Aug 2018

How do females fare in the SA retail market?
How do females fare in the SA retail market?

While we focus on women in South Africa during the month of August and honour our constitution for declaring the 9th of August a public holiday; retailers continue to look closely at the overall economic status of women...

By Eben Esterhuizen 15 Aug 2018

SA retail growth slows in June, with clothing outperforming other segments
SA retail growth slows in June, with clothing outperforming other segments

South African retail sales for June 2018 grew by 2.9% year-on-year excluding the effects of inflation, marking the weakest pace of growth since October 2017...

15 Aug 2018

Beyond B-BBEE: How to make supplier diversity part of your business DNA
Beyond B-BBEE: How to make supplier diversity part of your business DNA

Over the past decade, the procurement function has become an important vehicle for business transformation...

By Shereen Wardakan 15 Aug 2018

World renowned bar tender and international brand ambassador Simon Kirstenfeger in his element behind the bar at The Living Room, Maboneng.
Altos Tequila challenges bartenders to share their sustainable ideas

Altos Tequila recently launched its Tahona Society's Collective Spirit Project competition in Johannesburg...

15 Aug 2018

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