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Quick and easy tyre analysis - Tiger Wheel & Tyre
Quick and easy tyre analysis

Tiger Wheel & Tyre is challenging motorists to do some "tread investigation" to determine exactly what your tyre tread wear is telling you.

Issued by Tiger Wheel & Tyre 4 Mar 2015 14:13

West Pack Lifestyle the first retailer in SA to use graphic electronic shelf labels throughout stores - XON Retail Solutions
West Pack Lifestyle the first retailer in SA to use graphic electronic shelf labels throughout stores

West Pack Lifestyle in Vanderbijlpark is the first South African retailer to employ Pricer graphic electronic shelf labels (ESL) throughout its store.

Issued by XON Retail Solutions 4 Mar 2015 14:04

Merchandise with Pyrotec PackMedia's Do-It Hang Tabs and Display Strips - Pyrotec
Merchandise with Pyrotec PackMedia's Do-It Hang Tabs and Display Strips

In today's cluttered retail environment, more and more brand owners are looking for ways to make their product stand out. Pyrotec PackMedia's range of Do-It® Hang Tabs and Display Strips guarantees 'brand prominence' by offering innovative packaging solutions.

Issued by Pyrotec 3 Mar 2015 12:53

Financial sector update by the deputy minister of the DTI - Retail World
Financial sector update by the deputy minister of the DTI

The Department of Trade & Industry (DTI) plays a critical role in the promotion of economic development and meaningful participation in the global economic and trade environment.

Issued by Retail World 3 Mar 2015 10:19

Best practices when buying coding and labelling machinery - Pyrotec
Best practices when buying coding and labelling machinery

When considering buying coding and labelling machinery for an efficient production line, it goes without saying that a 'penny wise and pound foolish' approach will simply not suffice. The fact of the matter is that, sometimes, these miscalculated decisions can lead to serious financial repercussions for the business.

Issued by Pyrotec 2 Mar 2015 12:10

POPI - to Act or not to Act? That is the question... - Striata SA
POPI - to Act or not to Act? That is the question...

Fifteen months after the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPI) was signed in Parliament (November 2013), there is still no official indication of when it will be fully enforced or even if any progress has been made in appointing an Information Regulator. In his State of the Nation address on 12 February, President Zuma did not even mention this business-changing Act, which was so heavily in the spotlight in 2013.

By Alison Treadaway, Issued by Striata SA 2 Mar 2015 11:29

World-class furniture and décor store Weylandts is hiring - Do you have what it takes?
World-class furniture and décor store Weylandts is hiring - Do you have what it takes?

Weylandts is a world-class furniture and décor store searching for truly unique sales consultants - individuals who have a keen eye for design, are self-motivated, and passionate about contemporary furniture and décor. Discover what it takes to join this ever-growing brand and see a glimpse of what they can offer.

Issued by Weylandts Home 2 Mar 2015 08:45

Merchandising made easy with Do-It Display Strips - Pyrotec
Merchandising made easy with Do-It Display Strips

Do-It® Display Strips form part of Pyrotec PackMedia's merchandising solution, which includes the Do-It® Hang Tabs.

Issued by Pyrotec 25 Feb 2015 14:24

Is South Africa ready for B2B e-commerce? - Digital Planet
Is South Africa ready for B2B e-commerce?

E-commerce in South Africa is enjoying explosive growth, with the total internet shopping spend in 2014 estimated to be near the R6bn mark, increasing exponentially over the last decade from R688m in 2006. However e-commerce in South Africa is still in its infancy compared to the rest of the world, especially when it comes to B2B e-commerce.

By Neil Watson, Issued by Digital Planet 25 Feb 2015 09:14

The eternal thumb war between entrepreneurs and social media - Nightjar Travel
The eternal thumb war between entrepreneurs and social media

Erik Brits, head of panic and strategy at Nightjar Travel, looks at the painful road he walked to develop a winning social media product.

By Erik Brits, Issued by Nightjar Travel 24 Feb 2015 12:27

The challenge of labelling medicine can be solved by an innovative on-pack solution - Pyrotec
The challenge of labelling medicine can be solved by an innovative on-pack solution

The strict guidelines and legal requirements regulating information displayed on products impact the pharmaceutical industry more than many others; therefore, labelling of medicines while adhering to these guidelines can be challenging.

Issued by Pyrotec 23 Feb 2015 13:52

We welcome the Facebook global team to Retail World Africa 2015 - Retail World
We welcome the Facebook global team to Retail World Africa 2015

We have just confirmed Nicolas Franchet, Head of Retail and E-commerce at Facebook, as a Keynote Speaker at Retail World Africa 2015.

Issued by Retail World 23 Feb 2015 11:53

KPMG Global Africa Practice launches app to streamline business in Africa - KPMG South Africa
KPMG Global Africa Practice launches app to streamline business in Africa

The KPMG Global Africa Practice has launched their new Africa Business App - a first for the industry. The dynamic platform will provide businesses and investors with seamless access to the very latest Africa information about doing business across the continent.

Issued by KPMG South Africa 23 Feb 2015 10:20

Consumer protection - The future of mobile prize promotions - Mobile Marketing Association
Consumer protection - The future of mobile prize promotions

The below SMS comes from an infamous promotion that ran a few years ago and received negative publicity on a number of digital channels: "Happy New Year you have won an inflatable bed from [Brand X]. Call ---------- quote ref: 4867. Prizes excl P&P. T &C apply. Reply no 2b removed."

By Alan Haarhoff, Issued by Mobile Marketing Association 20 Feb 2015 10:22

How the food industry can do what it says on the tin - FoodSure
How the food industry can do what it says on the tin

According to FoodSure, the food labelling verification service, food companies are under threat of increased consumer activism and the global food industry is under pressure to provide more proof of quality. People want assurances about whether what they are eating is in fact what they have been told they are eating. They want to know where their food comes from, what ingredients are in their food and that the food has been handled properly all the way along.

Issued by FoodSure 17 Feb 2015 14:39

Closing the gap on food crises - FoodSure
Closing the gap on food crises

FoodSure, the food labelling verification company, says that counting the cost of food product recalls is the stuff of nightmares and that the future reputation of a food company involved in a product recall lies in how well it handles the crisis and, of course, upon how it mitigates against repeat failures in its operational procedures.

Issued by FoodSure 16 Feb 2015 12:46

Who's who in food compliance? - FoodSure
Who's who in food compliance?

Who checks on the food industry so that both retailers and consumers are given peace of mind? While retailers have their own quality checking and testing systems in place, they can't always see operational gaps or where problems could occur.

Issued by FoodSure 13 Feb 2015 14:55

The experts at Rentokil share their advice for a pest-free Valentine's Day - Rentokil Initial
The experts at Rentokil share their advice for a pest-free Valentine's Day

This Valentine's Day we asked our resident Expert at Rentokil Pest Control to tell us about all those little things we do which pests just love!

Issued by Rentokil Initial 12 Feb 2015 15:32

Sears Holdings Corporation has confirmed their speaking slot at Retail World Africa 2015! - Retail World
Sears Holdings Corporation has confirmed their speaking slot at Retail World Africa 2015!

A big welcome on board Retail World Africa 2015 to Sears Holdings Corporation!

Issued by Retail World 12 Feb 2015 15:02

Helping you to comply with hygiene standards - Pyrotec
Helping you to comply with hygiene standards

This year, our clients in the beverage and agri-food industries will no doubt be focusing on optimising productivity and production line speeds while at the same time ensuring full compliance with hygiene standards.

Issued by Pyrotec 11 Feb 2015 14:21