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Shoprite opens doors to community gardens for World Hunger Day
Shoprite opens doors to community gardens for World Hunger Day

To raise awareness of World Hunger Day on Sunday 28 May 2017, the Shoprite Group will give community projects it supports access to local markets...

7 hours ago

Tech, trends and the future of retail at SACSC Research Conference
Tech, trends and the future of retail at SACSC Research Conference

The 2017 South African Council of Shopping Centres' (SACSC) Research Conference highlighted the state of the South African economy, the evolution of technology...

7 hours ago

#NewCampaign: F*ck like a Finn
#NewCampaign: F*ck like a Finn

Finland is the best country for love-making, stated in Sultan's campaign video that has gained a million organic views in Finland alone...

4 hours ago

#WhenIGrowUp: How to become a FAN-shionista
#WhenIGrowUp: How to become a FAN-shionista

The brand new Johannesburg-based fashion design college, Fashion Academy Network (FAN), has opened its admission doors for its first intake of students in 2018...

By Shan Radcliffe 4 hours ago

New head leads Fairtrade Label SA in achieving 2017 goals
New head leads Fairtrade Label SA in achieving 2017 goals

Leán Muller has recently been appointed as the new head to direct Fairtrade Label in accomplishing the vast goals it has set for 2017...

By Cari Coetzee 5 hours ago

New men's care range, Red Dane, launches in South Africa
New men's care range, Red Dane, launches in South Africa

A new local men's care range, Red Dane has launched in South Africa. Designed for South Africa's harsh climate, it contains activated charcoal, essential oils...

5 hours ago

Verimark CEO Michael van Straaten. Image credit: Financial Mail
Strong rand lifts Verimark's full-year profit

Verimark has more than doubled its full-year profit after the direct retailer increased selling prices and a stronger rand kept a lid on the cost of imports...

9 hours ago

Rebosis to capitalise on Centurion portfolio
Rebosis to capitalise on Centurion portfolio

By capitalising on its local retail property portfolio, Rebosis Property Fund is gearing up for growth in the Centurion retail market...

10 hours ago

Rhodes Food Group CEO, Bruce Henderson. Image credit: Business Day
Acquisitive Rhodes escapes drought woes

Acquisitive food producer Rhodes appears to have survived the drought better than its larger rivals, reporting both turnover and profit growth...

By Robert Laing 1 day ago

L to R: Eastern Cape Development Corporation Board chairperson Nhlanganiso Dladla, Buffalo City Metro Executive Mayor Xola Phakathi, MEC for economic development, environmental affairs and tourism Sakhumzi Somyo, Massmart group supplier development manager Von Stander and Ikusasa Green MD Thami Gxowa.
Ikusasa Green expands with new premises in Dimbaza Industrial Park

Ikusasa Green has become the latest tenant of the Dimbaza Industrial Park, as part of the government's broader strategy of revitalising industrial parks...

1 day ago

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Citrus farmers face R600m loss

Sundays River Valley citrus farmers are set to lose up to R600m as half of their navel production has been lost due to abnormal weather patterns...

By Riaan Marais 1 day ago

Waskis vodka
Pienaar & Son launch Waskis, their new vodka range

After launching about six months ago, carving out a niche in the premium gin market, Pienaar & Son are diversifying their offering with Waskis - their take on typical vodka.

By Juanita Pienaar 1 day ago

NetFlorist enables shared payments
NetFlorist enables shared payments

NetFlorist has introduced GiftTogether, a new payment initiative which allows one to get together with other people, select a gift and share the costs...

1 day ago

From left to right: Spencer Sonn (Woolworths Foods), Dr Rob Davies (dti), Fazielah Allie (K9 Petfood) and Bulelani Magwanishe (dti).
Black female entrepreneurs expand business with dti, IDC, Woolworths partnership

The dti, Woolworths and the IDC officially opened the doors of K9 Pet Foods' new 3,600 m² factory premises...

1 day ago

The benefits of machine learning for retail
The benefits of machine learning for retail

Machine learning will change the face of retail over the next few years...

1 day ago

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Pioneer Foods first-half adjusted headline earnings drop 47% to R470m

Pioneer Foods Group on Monday reported a 47% drop in first-half adjusted headline earnings to R470m as higher input costs knocked its domestic essential foods...

By Andries Mahlangu 1 day ago

How to market to Africa's resilient, ambitious middle class
How to market to Africa's resilient, ambitious middle class

How do you market to Africa's extremely aspirational middle class that is more than 100 million strong, with a combined monthly spending power of R1.3 trillion?

By Louise Marsland 2 days ago

Broll Retail Snapshot reveals top performing categories
Broll Retail Snapshot reveals top performing categories

While December was unsurprisingly the best month for retailers compared to November and January, consumers have become more cautious on spending...

2 days ago

IQOS pop-up stores launched in Cape Town
IQOS pop-up stores launched in Cape Town

Philip Morris South Africa (PMSA) has launched the first IQOS pop-up stores in Cape Town, for the sale of its smoke-free alternative to cigarettes...

2 days ago

Tongaat expects FY headline earnings to rise 45%
Tongaat expects FY headline earnings to rise 45%

Tongaat Hulett expects its full-year headline earnings to rise by up to 45%, helped by the rebound in the performance of its sugar operations...

By Andries Mahlangu 2 days ago

Alibaba quarterly profits almost double to $1.55bn
Alibaba quarterly profits almost double to $1.55bn

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba said Thursday its net profit almost doubled in the latest quarter on the back of soaring growth in online shopping...

2 days ago

Seven South African fashion designers making waves
Seven South African fashion designers making waves

South Africa is the up and coming new fashion destination with its brilliant designers and labels churning out amazing clothes and making their way to the biggest fashion weeks all over the world...

By Stephen Marshal 2 days ago

Nine global trends in food and beverage
Nine global trends in food and beverage

Globally, food and beverage are playing an increasingly important role in the reason people visit shopping centres...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 2 days ago

#NewCampaign: Surf's School of Shine
#NewCampaign: Surf's School of Shine

Surf Washing Power and Liquorice have just launched a digital billboard activation showcasing the CVs of real-life women to help them launch their careers...

19 May 2017

#FreshOnTheShelf: Ouma adds to rusk range
#FreshOnTheShelf: Ouma adds to rusk range

Iconic South African brand Ouma Rusks has introduced two new additions to the range: Premium Rusks and Mini Bite Size Rusks...

19 May 2017

PriceCheck Tech & E-Commerce Awards 2016 award winners
PriceCheck Tech and E-Commerce Awards open for nominations in June

Nominations for entries into this year's PriceCheck Tech and E-Commerce Awards will open on 1 June and close on 15 June 2017...

19 May 2017

Nod for Steinhoff Africa assets spin-off
Nod for Steinhoff Africa assets spin-off

Analysts have praised Steinhoff's decision to list its African assets separately, saying the move allows the businesses to emerge from the shadow of its international operations...

By Colleen Goko 19 May 2017

Robots, AI transforming future supply chain workforce
Robots, AI transforming future supply chain workforce

According to Kamendran Govender of Accenture Consulting, advances in automation are transforming the supply chain workforce of the future...

19 May 2017

Image credit: Financial Mail
Lewis's shares rise despite profit warning

Furniture retailer Lewis warned shareholders on Wednesday that its earnings were expected to fall by as much as 66%...

By Robert Laing 19 May 2017

Silver lining in the second-hand goods market
Silver lining in the second-hand goods market

Carefully managed second-hand shopping is the shrewd choice in today's economy, as the real net wealth of South Africans declined by nearly 2% in 2016...

19 May 2017

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