Minions to be a part of the Puma Sportstyle product range

Ahead of their return to the big screen in Despicable Me 3, the Minions have joined Puma, Illumination and Universal Brand Development in a multi-season partnership. The Minions will be bringing their knowledge of art and design to the Puma Sportstyle product range which will now include a new...

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Cape Town Beauty Bar introduces 'popup' bar

Cape Town Beauty Bar has introduced the 'popup' bar, a mobile beauty bar that can be set up at various events like hen parties, baby showers and corporate functions. The mobile beauty bar offers a range of beauty treatments as well as makeup applications, hair styling, spray tanning, eyelash and...

21 Feb 2017

Tough trading conditions sees 3% fall in Truworths interim HEPS

Tough trading conditions fuelled in part by a weak rand saw fashion retailer Truworths report a 3% decrease in headline earnings per share to 392.6c for the 26 weeks ended December 25 2016. However, the group said its financial position remained strong, with net asset value per share increasing...

17 Feb 2017

Smartphones available for purchase at Money Market counters

South African consumers will now be able to purchase affordable STK smartphones and feature phones at Money Market counters in Shoprite and Checkers supermarkets across the country. Other services available at Money Market counters include buying cellphone starter packs and completing the RICA...

16 Feb 2017

Toys R Us, Babies R Us open combined store at Ballito Junction

Toys R Us and Babies R Us will be opening a new combined store at the Ballito Junction in KwaZulu-Natal. Ballito Junction recently increased its capacity from 10,000m2 to 80,000m2 and now houses more than 200 shops and restaurants. The new store will be offering customers convenience through...

15 Feb 2017

Checkers carb-conscious product range grows

Checkers has made some new additions to its Banting Revolution product range. The carb-conscious product range now contains over 30 products which contain less than 5g of carbohydrates. The new additions include vegan pumpkin wraps, egg, seeds and coconut pizza bases, cauliflower and mixed...

15 Feb 2017

Jack Daniel's launches new fruity drink

Jack Daniel's has launched a brand new drink called Jack & Apple. This new spirit cooler combines Jack Daniel's Old No. 7 Tennessee Whiskey with apple. Jack & Apple is available from bottle stores in a pack of 4 x 330ml bottles at the suggested retail price of R74.99.

9 Feb 2017

Heineken SA committed to encouraging responsible drinking

A day before the opening of Parliament in Cape Town, Heineken South Africa held a media networking session on increasing responsible alcohol consumption and road safety awareness. The session was attended by government communicators and journalists. Heineken SA has launched a corporate and brand...

9 Feb 2017

Mall of Africa distribute Z-Cards to shoppers

Mall of Africa distributed a pocket-sized Z-Card with floor plans and a full store directory to consumers over the festive period. The Z-Card was distributed to make sure that consumers would not get lost in the 130,000m2 shopping centre. Mall of Africa chose PocketMedia® Solutions's Z-Card...

7 Feb 2017

Unhealthy foods must include negative labelling in Israel

Israel has issued new rules on the marketing of unhealthy foods, with stringent packaging and marketing rules to take effect in 2018. New rules •Red warning markers must be placed on the packaging of foods that are high in sugar, salt, or fat •Product packaging must be marked with spoons that...

6 Feb 2017

WTM Africa recognised at AAXO ROAR awards

WTM Africa received the award for Best Joint Trade Exhibition in the 6,001 to 12,000m2 category at the 2017 Association of African Exhibition Organisers (AAXO) ROAR awards. The awards recognise excellence in the exhibitions sector, particularly in the way the exhibition strategy incorporates...

31 Jan 2017

Spintelligent wins four awards at ROAR Organiser and Exhibitor Awards

Spintelligent received four awards at the ROAR Organiser and Exhibitor Awards in Johannesburg. Organised by the Association of African Exhibition Organisers (AAXO) and the Exhibition & Event Association of Southern Africa (EXSA), the awards are held to recognise leaders in the exhibition and events...

30 Jan 2017

Amazon removes India flag doormats after visa threat

NEW DELHI - Amazon said Thursday it has withdrawn doormats featuring Indian flag from sale after New Delhi called them "insulting" and threatened to expel the company's foreign workers. Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj tweeted late Wednesday that the mats, available only on Amazon's Canadian...

13 Jan 2017

India warns Amazon over alleged insults to flag

NEW DELHI - India on Wednesday sought an apology from Amazon for selling "insulting" doormats featuring its national flag and threatened to bar foreigners working for the e-commerce giant from entering the country unless the products were withdrawn. Foreign minister Sushma Swaraj slammed the...

12 Jan 2017

Wholesale trade sales decrease by 0.3% in October

Wholesale trade sales decreased by 0.3% year on year in October, figures released on Thursday by Statistics SA showed. Month on month, seasonally adjusted wholesale trade sales decreased by 1.1% in October. This followed month-on-month changes of 2.4% in September and -1.5% in August. In the...

19 Dec 2016

SGD recognised for export at the SA Premier Business Awards

At the fourth annual SA Premier Business Awards held in Johannesburg, Saab Grintek Defence (SGD) was honoured with the Exporter Award. The awards, organised by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) along with partners, Proudly South Africa and Brand South Africa, recognises excellence in the...

8 Dec 2016

Clicks, Shell South Africa announce loyalty programme

A new affinity partnership with Clicks and Shell South Africa allows consumers to fill up and earn points every time they swipe their Clicks ClubCard at participating Shell stations nationwide. Consumers earn one point for every one litre of petrol or diesel. The more litres they purchase, the...

29 Nov 2016's e-commerce website launches has launched the first smart device editorial and e-commerce website. A range of devices may be found in the following categories: smart home, smart body, smart entertainment and smart travel. Having initially partnered with 16 smart device product lines at launch, the company aims...

21 Nov 2016

LG receives 21 CES 2017 Innovation Awards

LG Electronics received 21 CES 2017 Innovation Awards acknowledging its innovative efforts in a range of its products. The full list of LG's 2017 CES Innovation Award winners will be announced at a press conference to be held in Las Vegas early in the new year. The awards are sponsored by the...

11 Nov 2016

Mysmartkid releases festive gift suggestions

Mysmartkid, a play-based educational programme, offers products that are fun and educational gifts. Each age-appropriate product is designed to assist with learning and development for children aged 0-6 years old. The online shop also allows shoppers to choose affordable but exciting gifts for...

21 Oct 2016

Distell Group awarded top honours

The Distell Group has been awarded top honours at the Massmart Supplier Environmental Awards, where judges were impressed by their new wastewater treatment plant in Stellenbosh. Running for its third year, the Massmart honours local suppliers for their commitment and performance in implementing...

17 Oct 2016

Neil Ellis Wines win 2016 Veritas Awards

Cabernet producers, Neil Ellis Wines received acclamation at this years' 2016 Veritas Awards when their terrain specific and regional 2013 Cabernet Sauvignons won awards. The Neil Ellis Jonkerskoek Cabernet received double gold and the Stellenbosch Cabernet was awarded gold.

17 Oct 2016

Oreo launches Oreo Golden in South Africa

Oreo has launched a third flavour, Oreo Golden, in South Africa. It is a lightly coloured vanilla cream biscuit with a vanilla centre. It is available in stores nationwide from October 2016 in 44g snack packs and the standard 176g box.

6 Oct 2016

SA analytics startup recognised at Accenture Consumer Innovation Awards

SA-born analytics innovator Syenap has been recognised as one of the top 16 consumer innovations from a field of over 250 global applicants for the Accenture Consumer Innovation Awards (ACIA). The awards, presented by Accenture at the first Millennial 2020 Summit at the Art Science Museum in...

12 Sep 2016

KFC brings Mexican flavours with new Burrito

KFC South Africa launches a feast of Mexican flavour this week with the new KFC Burrito. The fiesta of flavour started in Cape Town and Sandton as Mi Casa musician and self - confessed foodie J'Something introduced media, celebrities and KFC fans to the new KFC Burrito and showed them how to make it...

9 Sep 2016

Dunlop recognised as leading name in tyre brands

Dunlop has been heralded as the leading name in the Tyre Brands category in the 2016/17 Target Group Index (TGI) Icon Brands Survey, published on Sunday, 31 July 2016. This win is the company's fourth triumph since 2011.

5 Aug 2016

UK TV's Open Shoot features GoT Raleigh Ritchie

UK's Topman TV featured singer, songwriter and Game of Thrones actor, Raleigh Ritchie, as its Open Shoot collaborator. The Open Shoot series joins music artists and creatives with their fans and Topman audiences to create new projects that get people talking about the latest style trends,...

5 Aug 2016

Vox Telecom's Braintree partners with Linkfresh

The consulting and integration division within Vox Telecom, Braintree, has confirmed its partnership with Linkfresh, a packaged business management system for the fresh food sector and a Microsoft Dynamics certified add-on package. The application has been specifically designed for companies who...

19 Jul 2016

Houdt launches MacBook cover range

Houdt, the unique accessory brand, has announced the launch of its exclusive 2016 MacBook cover range. Inspired by the functional beauty of nature, the Houdt MacBook Cover range is designed to protect the top of your MacBook from everyday spills, bangs, bumps and scratches. The range is...

26 May 2016 salutes the pyjama code swiftly responded to trending news reports surrounding the controversial poster at a leading national bricks-and-mortar retailer that appeared to ban customers from wearing pyjamas in store. The popular e-tailer, with a social media following of nearly 300,000, responded on Facebook...

24 May 2016

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