Honor VSOP receives high praise at award shows

Honor VSOP Cognac received a double gold medal for its Honor VSOP Platinum edition at the 2017 Francisco World Spirits Competition in the USA. The cognac was selected from a record breaking 2,253 spirit entries in this year's competition. Honor VSOP Cognac also received a platinum medal at the...

20 Jul 2017

BATSA joins in on Mandela Day initiative's

British American Tobacco South Africa has partnered with Nelson Mandela Museum and Thula Thula Hout Bay this past Mandela Day. The partnerships created two separate initiatives on the day and it was held in the Western and Eastern Capes. The tobacco company's partnership with Thula Thula...

20 Jul 2017

Checkers receives accolade for its Little Shop of Mini Collectables

Checkers' Little Shop Mini Collectables received the best short term loyalty programme award at the 2017 Loyalty Magazine Awards in London. The awards acknowledge excellence, innovation, and best practice in the loyalty industry across the EMEAA and the winners are selected by a judging panel of...

19 Jul 2017

Fits like a glove: Cash Converters donates 800 scarves for Madiba Day

As part of its 67 minutes for Mandela Day, Cash Converters Personal Finance donated 800 hand-warming scarves to Hot91.9FM for its Hot Winter Box drive. On Mandela Day, the 800 Hot Winter Boxes were handed over to Mother of Peace, The Cradle of Hope Ministry, and the Johannesburg Organisation of...

19 Jul 2017

Kahvé Road opens in Cavendish Square

Coffee and Patisserie bakery Kahvé Road has opened a store in Cavendish Square. Kahvé Road is a proudly South African brand. The store is open seven days a week from 8 am to 7 pm.

18 Jul 2017

Crazy Store hands over R126k donation to FOCHA

Over the past year, The Crazy Store has been allocating 10% of the sales on selected collectable Crazy Ducks purchased by customers nationwide for The Friends of the Children's Hospital Association (FOCHA) at the Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital in Cape Town. In honour of former President...

18 Jul 2017

#Move4Goodness with First Choice on Facebook Live from 10am

This Mandela Day, First Choice will be utilising Facebook Live to #Move4Goodness for 67 minutes. From 10:00-11:07 today, the brand will be live streaming a selection of dances, backed by a playlist, crowdsourced by its fans in an effort to raise R120,000 worth of nutritious dairy products to be...

18 Jul 2017

Baywest Mall partners with Leva Foundation, coffee shops for Mandela Day

In honour of the legacy of former President Nelson Mandela, the Baywest Mall has partnered with the Leva Foundation and six of its coffee shop and restaurant tenants to fund the Red Band Barista Academy. The Red Band Barista Academy provides unemployed people with the required training and skills to...

17 Jul 2017

German supermarket Aldi starts UK jobs expansion

German discount supermarket group Aldi on Tuesday said it would start recruiting 4,000 new staff under a large-scale expansion in Britain that puts further pressure on the nation's biggest retailer Tesco. "The retailer is looking to fill 4,000 roles across its stores and regional distribution...

12 Jul 2017

80th Cash Converter's franchise to open in Edenvale

A new Cash Converters store is planned to open at Meadowdale Mall in Edenvale. The opening of the store will make it the 80th store opened for Cash Converters and co-owner Dave van den Berg foresees the new store making the most of both local and global trends.

11 Jul 2017

A million reasons to celebrate Boxer's 40th birthday

As part of its 40th birthday celebrations, Boxer is running a competition in which shoppers stand a chance to win a share of R1m. Consumers whose shopping lists amount to R300 or more qualify to enter the competition and a unique code is generate and printed at the end of their receipts....

10 Jul 2017

Wonderbag available on easy payment terms at Homechoice

Consumers may now purchase Wonderbag's non-electric slow cookers on easy payment terms at Homechoice. The offer is currently available to Homechoice customers in South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Lesotho, and Swaziland.

7 Jul 2017

Roleplayers in sugar industry reach wage agreement, avoid strike action

The Sugar Industry Bargaining Council has reached a wage agreement increase of 7.5% across the board following a three-month dispute. Wage talks had deadlocked on 31 May 2017 after the employers in the sector made a final offer of 6.5%, which resulted in UASA declaring a dispute at the CCMA....

6 Jul 2017

Fashion brands increase commitment to responsible global supply chains

Fashion brands have entered into an Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh with global trade unions, in an effort to increase their commitment to responsible supply chains. The IndustriALL Global Union, UNI Global Union, together with brand representatives from C&A and LC Waikiki...

30 Jun 2017

CCBA increases project value with Project Portfolio Office's PPO

To increase project value on its operations, Coca-Cola Beverages Africa has kicked off the rollout on Project Portfolio Office's cloud-based project portfolio management application, PPO. PPO is an application which helps organisations manage their project portfolios better by using...

29 Jun 2017

UK supermarket Tesco axes another 1,200 jobs

Supermarket giant Tesco on Wednesday announced plans to cut about one quarter, or 1,200, of its head office positions as part of a cost-cutting drive at Britain's biggest retailer. "Today we have shared with colleagues across Tesco changes that we plan to make to the way we operate our business,"...

29 Jun 2017

Toys R Us partners with Reach For A Dream, brings meaning to the ‘gift of giving'

Toys R Us, in partnership with the Reach For A Dream, has introduced a special range of cuddly teddy bears to its stores, bringing a new meaning to the ‘gift of giving'. The partnership will see Toys R Us donate R5 from each sale to Reach For A Dream, which relies on donor support and public...

28 Jun 2017

Capetonians can now get their KFC through UberEats

After adding KFC to the UberEats app in South Africa, the offer has now been extended to those living in Cape Town. The option will first be introduced to 10 KFC branches in Cape Town, starting from Sea Point to Claremont with more branches to be included in the future. Orders will only be taken...

20 Jun 2017

Musina now boasts its very own Cash Converters

Musina local, Robert Livhoyi has opened the Limpopo town's very first Cash Converters at the Musina Mall. Cash Converters CEO Richard Mukheibir believes that franchising provides starting entrepreneurs with the business skills and investment within a supportive and professional environment, which,...

14 Jun 2017

Crazy Store now has more than 300 outlets

The Crazy Store has added another store to its chain, this time at the Waterkloof Corner Shopping Centre in Pretoria. Earlier this year, the discount variety chain opened its 300th store.

8 Jun 2017

South Africans raises over R4,8m in Hope against Hunger challenge

South Africans donated more than R4,8m in the Hope against Hunger challenge for World Hunger Day in May. Add Hope will now be able to assist 137 NGOS in feeding more than 120,000 children through the respective sustainable feeding schemes. Add Hope has gone from feeding 40,000 children in 2009 to...

7 Jun 2017

UberEats introduces KFC to the UberEats app

UberEats and KFC have announced a Finger Lickin' Good partnership, that sees KFC meals delivered right to customers homes or work, for the first time, through the UberEats app. KFC will be making their Streetwise 2 to Twisters available on the UberEats app as well as their famous buckets and other...

7 Jun 2017

Rialheim to provide even more #MyHeartBeatsAfrica at Sanlam Top Destination Awards 2017

To make the Sanlam Top Destination Awards 2017 even more Authentically African #MyHeartBeatsAfrica, Rialheim has come on-board to create the décor for each table at the awards ceremony as well as designing the winning trophies, and providing guests with a special ceramic gift. Rialheim founder...

7 Jun 2017

Hisense's Atlantis factory celebrates four years with two in a million milestone

Marking its fourth year in operation, the Hisense South Africa manufacturing plant in Atlantis, Cape Town has produced its one millionth television set and its one millionth fridge unit. The Hisense manufacturing facility employs over 500 people on a full-time basis and provides training and social...

7 Jun 2017

Morningside Shopping Centre keeps shoppers busy this winter

The Morningside Shopping Centre has introduced three new brands to its retail offering, which includes The Naked Kitchen & Coffee Bar, the Whisky Brother, and a brand new Telkom kiosk. Shoppers can also enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi services and the open to pay for parking via debit or credit card...

6 Jun 2017

Natura Sugars unrefined sugar, challenges the norm

Natura Sugars, an unrefined sugar sourced from Mauritius, has added two new products to its range, Golden Light Brown and Molasses Sugar. Golden Light Brown is a golden-in-colour sugar with a subtle buttery taste, while the Molasses Sugar is a more soft sugar, giving off an intense, natural,...

2 Jun 2017

New investment in the Eastern Cape inspires confidence

The development of the R40m Fort Gale Motors service station and Fort Gale Junction shopping centre was launched on 25 May 2017. Caltex Eastern Cape Marketer chief executive Clive Berlyn has dubbed the complex as a key part of business strategy investment as it represents a vote of confidence in...

31 May 2017

Checkers unveils 30 new collectable mini products

Checkers has once again launched its Little Shop mini collectables campaign following the response to it, last year. This year, Zoo biscuits, Ouma rusks, and the You magazine have been included in the 30 new set of collectables. Customers qualify to receive the free Little Shop two mini product...

30 May 2017

NetFlorist, Krispy Kreme partner up in sweet deal for customers

NetFlorist and Krispy Kreme have entered into a partnership that will have customers begging for more. NetFlorist's Bakery will be offering fresh, next-day delivery of a selected range of Krispy Kreme combinations, which will be ordered and packaged in dozens. Although these Krispy Kreme...

26 May 2017

Famous Brands hails Turrito as IT partner of the year

Famous Brands has named Turrito Networks as its 2017 IT partner of the year. Turrito Networks is a division of MICROmega Group and provides Famous Brands' wide area networks. Over the past year, Turrito Networks has ensured that Famous Brands' wide area networks had no downtime on major links.

25 May 2017

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