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Garmin EMEA Office Award
Garmin EMEA Office Award

After years of hard work and dedication the Garmin sub-Sahara Africa team have achieved new heights and have been recognised on an international level by being awarded the 2017 EMEA Office of the year award by Garmin International...

Issued by Garmin 2 days ago

Millions of men using the wrong shampoo - research
Millions of men using the wrong shampoo - research

According to new research an average one in four men have a dry scalp and most of them are using an anti-dandruff rather than a moisturising shampoo to address the problem...

Issued by Leap Communications 3 days ago

SA retail sales up by 3% year-on-year
SA retail sales up by 3% year-on-year

Total South African retail sales for May 2018 grew by 3% year-on-year excluding the effects of inflation, compared to the 3.1% year-on-year growth recorded in May 2017...

16 Jul 2018

Is SA's analgesics market breaking through the 'pain' barrier?
Is SA's analgesics market breaking through the 'pain' barrier?

On a global scale, pain continues to be one of the most common symptoms encouraging individuals to seek medical care or over-the-counter alternatives to relieve their symptoms...

Issued by Insight Survey 16 Jul 2018

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#Mandela100: Dove goes beyond skin-deep beauty with No Digital Distortion Mark

We've seen a marked rise in returning to real values and letting a brand's humanity and true beauty shine through its messaging in 2018...

By Leigh Andrews 12 Jul 2018

We must ensure new food retail technologies are pathways - not barriers - to better health
We must ensure new food retail technologies are pathways - not barriers - to better health

Imagine a world where smart pantries sense when you are running out of your favourite food and order more of it, without you lifting a finger. Where intelligent robots roam your grocery store, ever at your service...

By Kathryn Backholer 11 Jul 2018

User-coaching yoga pants will give you a buzz
User-coaching yoga pants will give you a buzz

When you're practising yoga in a class, there's an instructor who can guide you through each pose. When you're doing it on your own, however, you pretty much just have to hope you're getting it right...

By Ben Coxworth 10 Jul 2018

Edcon bids farewell to Boardmans and Red Square brands
Edcon bids farewell to Boardmans and Red Square brands

Boardmans and Red Square cosmetics stores will soon be no longer as Edcon intensifies its focus on the Edgars brand in a bid to win back shoppers...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 9 Jul 2018

Is the concentrates market 'hydrating' South African consumers?
Is the concentrates market 'hydrating' South African consumers?

Insight Survey's latest SA Concentrates Industry Landscape Report 2018 deliberates the global and local concentrates markets based on the latest information and research.

Issued by Insight Survey 9 Jul 2018

#FairnessFirst: Seeing red over the 'pink tax' problem
#FairnessFirst: Seeing red over the 'pink tax' problem

'Pink tax' has been doing the rounds for decades. Here's why consumers are seeing red about paying more for anything sold to females...

By Leigh Andrews 9 Jul 2018

#COSMOFest2018 to showcase the latest fashion and beauty trends
#COSMOFest2018 to showcase the latest fashion and beauty trends

The two-day fashion and beauty event #COSMOFest will be held at the Canal Walk Shopping Centre in Cape Town on 27-28 July 2018. This year's event will be split into fashion and beauty-dedicated segments.

5 Jul 2018

#SourceAfrica2018: 3 macro trends for spring/summer 2019
#SourceAfrica2018: 3 macro trends for spring/summer 2019

WGSN's director of retail and buying Sara Maggioni presented a spring/summer 2019 trend forecast at Source Africa 2018, held in Cape Town last week...

By Maroefah Smith 25 Jun 2018

Glamit's Inge Peacock on the unstoppable power of good hair
Glamit's Inge Peacock on the unstoppable power of good hair

Serial entrepreneur Inge Peacock has always been passionate about running a business that helps people look and feel their best...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 22 Jun 2018

Are healthier lifestyles driving SA's fruit juice industry?
Are healthier lifestyles driving SA's fruit juice industry?

The fruit juice industry is currently in a relatively healthy state, both locally and globally, with many opportunities presenting themselves for manufacturers and producers despite the challenges within the industry...

Issued by Insight Survey 20 Jun 2018

Highest SA retail sales growth for April in six years
Highest SA retail sales growth for April in six years

Total South African retail sales for April 2018 grew by 3.7% year-on-year after removing the effects of inflation, showing the highest growth rate seen in April in the past six years...

13 Jun 2018

Fasa Awards honour SA's leaders in franchising
Fasa Awards honour SA's leaders in franchising

The Franchise Association of South Africa's (Fasa) Awards for Excellence in Franchising held recently, saw health food brand Kauai walk off with multiple awards including the coveted title of Franchisor of the Year...

11 Jun 2018

The Body Shop joins growing list of Pargo pickup points
The Body Shop joins growing list of Pargo pickup points

SA smart logistics company, Pargo, has entered into a partnership with The Body Shop that will enable consumers to use the cosmetics store as parcel drop-off and pickup points...

5 Jun 2018

Maybe she's born with it... or is it good skincare?
Maybe she's born with it... or is it good skincare?

Insight Survey's latest SA Premium Skincare Industry Landscape Report 2018 carefully unfolds the global and local premium skincare markets based on the latest information and research...

Issued by Insight Survey 4 Jun 2018

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What is driving the rise in global tea consumption and production?

Tea consumption has grown particularly rapidly in China, India and other emerging economies, driven by a combination of higher incomes and efforts to diversify production to include speciality items such as herbal teas, fruit fusions and flavoured gourmet teas...

30 May 2018

Nikel Cosmetics now available in South Africa
Nikel Cosmetics now available in South Africa

International beauty brand Nikel Cosmetics has launched in South Africa...

30 May 2018

Woolworths Beauty launches greywater-safe hand and body washes
Woolworths Beauty launches greywater-safe hand and body washes

With an estimated 30 to 50% of domestic water consumption going to the garden, many consumers faced with tightening water restrictions have had to rethink how they keep their gardens going...

22 May 2018

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Insights into the global coconut oil market

The current demand for various different oils designed to be used for health and beauty purposes constitutes the main driving force behind the market. However, the coconut oil market will continue to decline as a result of the steadily decreasing output in the major producing countries...

18 May 2018

Total retail sales volume growing at quickest pace in five years
Total retail sales volume growing at quickest pace in five years

Total South African retail sales for March 2018 grew by 4% year-on-year after removing the effects of inflation, marking the highest growth rate for retail spending since May 2013...

15 May 2018

Starbucks Rooibos Lattes. Images supplied.
Starbucks UK introduces new Rooibos Latte

Starbucks has introduced Rooibos Lattes as part of its new spring menu that has thousands of customers in the northern hemisphere hooked...

9 May 2018

How a better understanding of the seven ages of appetite could help us stay healthy
How a better understanding of the seven ages of appetite could help us stay healthy

Recent research has highlighted that the abundance of food cues - smells, sounds, advertising - in our environment is one of the main causes of overconsumption...

By Alex Johnstone 7 May 2018

Pricing competition threatens generics
Pricing competition threatens generics

In the past decade, generic competition allowed millions of patients access to medicines for key therapeutic areas...

3 May 2018

NuMe launches low carb, gluten-free baking range
NuMe launches low carb, gluten-free baking range

NuMe has launched a new and premium range of "Not So Naughty" gluten-free baking products...

2 May 2018

Clicks Group to invest R700m in store network
Clicks Group to invest R700m in store network

Clicks Group CEO David Kneale announced that the retail chain will be investing over R700 million in new stores, pharmacies, store refurbishments, supply chain infrastructure and IT this year...

20 Apr 2018

Fria's Superfoods expands into mainstream health market
Fria's Superfoods expands into mainstream health market

Fria's Superfoods, a locally owned delicatessen specialising in wholesome treats, has just secured shelf space in Wellness Warehouse Lifestyle on Kloof...

18 Apr 2018

Oolala Collection Club answers the call for 'clean' beauty
Oolala Collection Club answers the call for 'clean' beauty

Consumers are wising up to the far-reaching environmental, ethical and health benefits of conscious consumption, and a review of our beauty routines are an important part of the lifestyle audits we're undertaking...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 17 Apr 2018

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