M&B unveils Vitality Open menu

Mugg and Bean (M&B) unveiled a new snack menu. The new menu is in support of Discovery's 10-week Vitality Open campaign. The menu includes smashed avo and egg on toast, Moroccan butternut and chickpea salad, and avo and rainbow slaw toast in the sit-down restaurants and fresh berry blaze and...

19 Sep 2018

Inner Secrets Lingerie introduces Inner Secrets Bridal registry service

Inner Secrets Lingerie has launched Inner Secrets Bridal; a registry service whereby brides can receive a bespoke fitting from a corsetière from any Inner Secrets Bridal store. The registry service works by giving each bride a drawer within her chosen store where friends and family will have the...

11 Sep 2018

Tru-Cape wants consumers to #staytruetotrucape and go on a #trucapequest

Tru-Cape Fruit launched a new campaign aimed at encouraging consumers to find its apples and pears in stores. Given the effects of the drought, the South African horticulture sector is currently experiencing a more than 20% drop in apple and pear production year-on-year. This, in turn, impacts...

30 Aug 2018

Jumia Food customers in Kenya, Uganda may now do pre-payments

Online food delivering company Jumia has made the option to do an online pre-payment available for its customers in Kenya and Uganda. The new payment option leverages the prominence of online payments in Africa. Jumia Food's MD, Shreenal Ruparelia, says the uptake of pre-payments will enhance...

28 Aug 2018

Herschel Supply Company launches new pop-up store in Canal Walk

Canadian lifestyle brand Herschel Supply Company has launched a pop-up store at Canal Walk Shopping Centre in Cape Town. The official launch was done with help of its partners, which are Nina Zimolong, Dean Herbert, Instax, and DJ Le Soul. The store sells backpacks, apparel, accessories,...

21 Aug 2018

Plan B to open branch in Pietermaritzburg

Plan B Dessertery will open a new store at the Liberty Midlands Mall in Pietermaritzburg on 25 August 2018. Plan B serves bubble waffles, churros, dessert tacos, dipped ice cream cones, a variety of ice-creams, and milkshakes. The 'dessertery' currently has seven stores across South Africa.

17 Aug 2018

AFI Joburg Fashion Week announces 2018 dates

AFI has announced the dates for the upcoming AFI Joburg Fashion Week which will take place at Melrose Arch in Joburg from the 4 - 7 October 2018. africanfashioninternational.com

16 Aug 2018

Allens wins 2018 Website of the Year award

Catering equipment supplier and furniture hire company Allens has won the 2018 Website of the Year award at the Hire Awards of Excellence for its e-commerce platform. Allens' e-commerce platform was developed by Bluegrass Digital, a technology company that is a digital partner of Allens for more...

15 Aug 2018

Citrosuco to use GCT's technology, processes

Orange juice producer Citrosuco will be using biotechnology company Green Cell Technologies' (GCT) proprietary Disruptor technology, intellectual property, processes, and applicable trademarks after signing an exclusive global licensing agreement. The agreement will run for an initial two year...

8 Aug 2018

Second Tumi store in SA opens in Canal Walk, Cape Town

International travel accessories and lifestyle brand Tumi has opened a store in Cape Town's Canal Walk Shopping Centre. The outlet is the brand's second flagship store in the country. The new store joins the brand's recently renovated outlet in Sandton, together with a licenced store at OR Tambo...

7 Aug 2018

Jimi Atrik Footwear unveils new online shopping portal

Jimi Atrik Footwear for kids has launched its new online shopping portal. The portal comes with a built-in sizing calculator to pair kids' feet with the correct shoe size. The material for the footwear lead to the creation of Gravity Cushion, a technology offering arch support with several...

2 Aug 2018

Food Lover's Market now offers paper bags to customers

As of 1 August 2018, fresh produce retailer Food Lover's Market is offering paper bags to its customers nationwide in its commitment to a plastic-free shopping experience. The paper bag offering comes after a successful implementation of paper straws nationally and a successful pilot of paper...

1 Aug 2018

Adrienne Lofton reportedly departs from Under Armour

Adweek reports that apparel company Under Armour and Adrienne Lofton have parted ways. Lofton was Under Armour's senior vice president and global head of brand management before her departure. Her position was succeeded by vice president of global brand marketing Attica Jaques. The reasons...

31 Jul 2018

San Francisco Cable Cars get LED headlight upgrade

The San Francisco Municipal Railway has upgraded the headlights of its historic cable cars with LEDtronics LED light bulbs. The San Francisco Municipal Cable Cars were fitted with PAR46 LED headlights and A19 style LED light bulbs were also installed inside the passenger cabins.

26 Jul 2018

AB InBev streamlines management structure, geographic zones

Moneyweb reports that Anheuser-Busch InBev NV (AB InBev) has simplified its global management structure and reduced its nine geographic zones to six. The Belguim-based multinational beverage and brewing holdings company reported lower-than-expected profit growth in the second quarter of the year...

26 Jul 2018

Travelstart, Pep launch Pay@Pep

Customers may now pay for their flights booked on Travelstart at 600 Pep Stores nationwide. The online travel agency and the retailer have partnered up to launch Pay@Pep. Customers who wish to use Pay@Pep may follow the usual steps when booking flights on Travelstart.co.za and select 'Pay@Pep'...

25 Jul 2018

Bonang launches t-shirt range on Spree

South African radio and television personality Bonang Matheba has launched a limited edition range of t-shirts on the e-commerce platform Spree. The Bonang by Bonang Matheba range features white t-shirts emblazoned with Matheba's catchphrases including 'Mo'ghel', 'Give The People What They Want',...

25 Jul 2018

Shoprite's Hustle Competition is now open for entries

Shoprite's Hustle Competition, which aims to boost small businesses with an annual turnover of less than R1m, is open for small businesses to enter before 22 September 2018. A total of 36 winners will be selected over the next three months. Click here to enter....

24 Jul 2018

Stratcom Branding unveils Sisonke Design Sprint initiative on Mandela Day

Stratcom Branding launched the Sisonke Design Sprint initiative this past Mandela Day on 18 July 2018. Sisonke Design Sprint means 'we're together' or 'coming together'. The initiative aims to take the design of black entrepreneurs' companies and branded packaging to an award-winning level by...

19 Jul 2018

I-Life Digital Technology enters South Africa's electronics market

I-Life Digital Technology has signed with the JD Group to enter South Africa's electronics market. The company's first sale takes place 30 June 2018 at Incredible Connection and HiFi Corp stores. At the sale, I-Life Digital Technology will launch two of its selling products from its flagship...

18 Jul 2018

Love diamonds? Check out Shimansky's new Rockwell Diamond Experience

Diamond jeweller Shimansky recently launched the Rockwell Diamond Experience, an insight into the creation of its diamond and Tanzanite jewellery pieces. The 45-minute, multilingual tour shows off the journey of a Shimansky diamond and highlights the craftsmanship in every piece of jewellery....

17 Jul 2018

Deep Relief 50g goes from over-the-counter to front shop

Deep Relief Ibuprofen Gel 50g has moved from being available over-the-counter to front shop. The move comes after the South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (Sahpra) has resolved to down schedule topical analgesic gels containing 1% Ibuprofen in pack sizes 50g or less. Consequently,...

6 Jul 2018

Menlyn Shopping Centre welcomes popular Turkish fashion/retail brand

Menlyn Park Shopping Centre has welcomed Turkish fashion and retail brand LC Waikiki to its list of clientele. LC Waikiki is the shopping centre's 97th international retail brand and the store is the first one in South Africa. The new store will be located at the recently completed extension...

29 Jun 2018

Defy wins three awards at Kasi Star Township Brands

Defy has come out on top for three categories at the Kasi Star Township Brands annual awards forum. The manufacturer of home appliances won an award for the Stoves, Ovens, and Hobs category, the Floor Polishers and Vacuum cleaner's category, and the Washing machine category. Kasi Star...

29 Jun 2018

Nearly one million hungry South Africans fed through campaign

Food Lover's Market's Hunger Month campaign has raised R579,152 and fed 733,179 South Africans through FoodForward SA during May. Food Lover's Market partnered with Tru-Cape Fruit Marketing, Rugani Carrots, and Simpl Fruit Juices for the campaign. The amount raised was a significant increase...

22 Jun 2018

Want to build your own fashion brand?

The African Development Bank (AfDB), together with the Gender, Women and Civil Society Department has developed an event that intends to equip creative entrepreneurs operating in the textile, apparel, and accessories sector with the tools and knowledge to build a fashion brand from idea to...

22 Jun 2018

Jenny Morris takes Yumcious to the northern suburbs

Celebrity chef Jenny Morris is to open a Yumcious restaurant at the DeVille Shopping Centre in Durbanville in the northern suburbs of Cape Town. The restaurant is expected to open in the third week of July 2018. Morris opened her first Yumcious in the Cape Quarter precinct several years ago.

20 Jun 2018

Totalsports Women's Race partners with Under Armour

The Totalsports Women's Race has welcomed Under Armour as its apparel partner for the event. The event is an annual Women's Day celebration that encourages athletes to 'Run United' in Durban, Johannesburg, and Cape Town in support of the PinkDrive. Each entrant for the race will receive a...

20 Jun 2018

Whiskas picks up Coolest Pet Food award

Whiskas was awarded the Coolest Pet Food award for the second year in a row at the Next Generation Awards by Sunday Times. The annual survey is now in its 14th year and polled more than 12,000 South African youth to determine which brands achieved 'cool' status....

18 Jun 2018

RedThread Apparel X collaborates with Issa Leo

Fresh from his showcase at the first Fashion Street Show at the Cannes Film Festival, Daniel Moleka, owner of RedThread Apparel X has entered into a collaboration with Issa Leo owner, Issa Lopez. Together, they aim to create a unique blend of elegant wear and street clothing, to be launched at 5pm...

15 Jun 2018

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