Helix cork concept achieves success at 2017 IPSA Goldpack Awards

The Helix cork concept, which is produced by Consol Glass in South Africa, has received two gold awards at the Institute of Packaging SA (IPSA) Gold Pack Awards. Helix won gold for 'Best in Beverage' and 'Best in Glass'. The IPSA Goldpack Awards recognise excellence in packaging every year....

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Montego raises over 23,000 meals in Click2Feed campaign

Montego Pet Nutrition's Click2Feed campaign has raised 23,225 meals for 30 various animal charities and welfare organisations. The campaign has also raised R6,450 in cash donations, which will contribute to 3,225 additional Montego meals that will be donated. Kitty and Puppy Haven - a sanctuary...

11 Jan 2018

Checkers broadens Oh My Goodness! range

Checkers' Oh My Goodness! range has stretched its availability by introducing three new convenience meals. The three new meals are beefy lasagne, beef stew and butternut mash, and chicken drummets and mash. All Oh My Goodness! meals are free from MSG, added sugar and salt, and contain no added...

4 Jan 2018

Starbucks' Ready Brew lands in South Africa

Starbucks and Taste Holdings has released its Starbucks Ready Brew at all South African Starbucks stores. Ready Brew is 100% natural roasted arabica coffee and is pre-portioned into single-serve packets which is packaged in boxes of 12. The range is obtainable at a retail price of R75 for a 12...

2 Jan 2018

4th Street Wines rises up IWSR Top 100 Wines list

4th Street Wines has placed in 19th position in this year's International Wine and Spirit Research (IWSR) Top 100 Wines list. The wine brand placed in 26th place last year and was named the fastest growing wine brand globally for the second year in a row. The IWSR releases an annual report...

22 Dec 2017

TFG expands its collect in-store service

The Foschini Group (TFG) has expanded its collect in-store service to the rest of the country following a six-month trial in the Western Cape. The service has been expanded to 184 TFG stores nationwide and is now free of charge. The collect in-store offering allows customers to shop TFG ranges...

13 Dec 2017

Cash Converters opens in Hermanus

Rudolph du Toit opened a Cash Converters in Hermanus on 8 December 2017. Du Toit intends on growing his franchise and plans on expanding his start-up staff from seven to 10 in 2018.

13 Dec 2017

DHL to sponsor 2018 Confex

DHL Express Sub-Saharan Africa has signed on as the title sponsor of the 2018 E-Commerce MoneyAfrica Conference & Exhibition (Confex). The 2018 DHL Confex will be held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre on the 14-15 March 2018. The DHL Confex brings together stakeholders in the...

12 Dec 2017

Stellenbosch Brewing Company receives awards at CT beer festival

The Stellenbosch Brewing Company received two awards at the Cape Town Festival of Beer. It received the Best Dark Beer award for its Eike Stout as well as the Best Beer in Show trophy. Forty-five Western Cape-based breweries showcased more than 230 different beers at the Cape Town Festival of...

12 Dec 2017

WaraCake.com to launch WaraGifts.com

WaraCake.com is to unveil WaraGifts.com for the upcoming holiday season. WaraGifts.com is an online gifting platform. The service launches on 8 December 2017 and currently stocks over 150 products as a choice of gift....

7 Dec 2017

Maponya Mall hosts Bar One Squad challenge

Over 100 people participated in the Bar One Gym Squad 25-hour energy day challenge at the Maponya Mall parking lot, this past weekend. South African hip-hop artist Cassper Nyovest will host the official Bar One Gym Squad at the UJ Soweto Campus on 9 December 2017.

4 Dec 2017

Yellowwood, Ella creates new cappuccino

A new off-the-shelf cappuccino melange has been launched by Yellowstone and Ella; the cappuccino is named 'Ella'. The drink, which is a combination of espresso and low-fat milk, is kept fresh by an oxygen barrier and can be kept on the shelf for up to six months. The package design allows...

1 Dec 2017

Darling Brew launches new beer-mix drinks

Darling Brew has released Spirited Flight; a new range of beer-mix drinks that are light in alcohol and an alternative to artificially flavoured beers and ciders. The range starts off with a lemon Radler named 'Golden Tail'. Golden Tail has lemon and lime flavours acquired from natural essential...

1 Dec 2017

Travelstart founder issues Black Friday statement

The founder of Travelstart has issued a statement about unethical travel agents it struggled with on Black Friday. According to the statement, the unethical travel agents bought travel deals, marked up the prices and onsold them to unsuspecting consumers. The founder stated that the occurrence...

1 Dec 2017

Spree reaches new records on mobile orders

This year, Spree recorded a 110% increase in orders made via mobile devices on Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Forty-five percent of orders made via smartphones and 56% of traffic to the site came from mobile devices. Spree also noted that orders placed via the app made up 80% of total orders...

1 Dec 2017

PnP Hyper by the Sea undergoes next-gen revamp

The Hyper by the Sea in Durban north was the first store to undergo a revamp as part of Pick n Pay's Next Generation project. The project aims to improve PnP stores by including comprehensive product ranges, easy-to-navigate spaces, and value-add services. The new additions to the Hyper by the...

1 Dec 2017

Five new stores open at Pearls Mall

Pearls Mall in Umhlanga, KZN has made five new additions to its shopping centre. The new additions include: authentic Japanese restaurant Daruma, Pearls Pharmacy, Camelot Spa, The Institute of Aesthetic Options day clinic, and Lou Harvey.

28 Nov 2017

FTS Safety Group receives BBF Award

FTS Safety Group received the Lieutenant Award for KwaZulu-Natal at the 2017 BBF Awards. The awards ceremony was held at the Killarney Golf Club in Johannesburg on 9 November 2017. The awards recognise the efforts of distributors and suppliers of safety equipment. FTS Safety Group is based in...

28 Nov 2017

Competition Commission accepts ALPLA's Boxmore Packaging takeover

ALPLA's acquisition of Boxmore Packaging has been approved by the Competition Commision after it was subject to legal and regulatory approval. The deal was signed in July 2017 and has been approved without conditions, which results in ALPLA holding 100% of the issued share capital of Boxmore...

27 Nov 2017

Stratitude awarded for Beyers Chocolates packaging

Stratitude received a silver award in the food category at the IPSA Gold Pack Awards 2017, that was held at the Inanda Club in Sandton, Johannesburg. The integrated agency received the accolade for its work on the Beyers Chocolates slabs. The Gold Pack Awards promote and encourage world-class...

27 Nov 2017

First plush toy store opens in South Africa

Besties opened South Africa's first plush toy stores at Canal Walk shopping centre and N1 City Mall in Cape Town on 15 November 2017. Besties offers a range of plush toys in 19 different categories. Is also offers a selection of helium balloons, assorted cards, gift bags and sweets.

23 Nov 2017

Trappers joins Discovery Miles Network

Trappers has officially joined the Discovery Miles Multiplier Network. This means that Discovery Visa credit card holders can earn up to 10 Discovery Miles when using their Discovery card for payment on the website and in-store. The company also joins many others in the market to serve the...

22 Nov 2017

Kahvé Road unveils online store

Kahvé Road's coffee capsules and coffee beans easily may now be purchased through its online store. The coffee producer recently launched its coffee capsule range, which offers five distinct signature blends.

22 Nov 2017

Nespresso expands with more booth openings

Nespresso has expanded with the opening of more Nespresso booths around the country. Nespresso has a total of 11 stores in South Africa, which includes six boutiques and five booths. The newest additions are located at the recently revamped Cresta Shopping Centre as well as Eastgate Mall in...

21 Nov 2017

New Sandton City Dis-Chem store to open

A new Dis-Chem flagship store is to open in Sandton City Shopping Centre in Johannesburg on 1 April 2018. The 1,800m2 store will occupy a significant portion of the space vacated by Stuttafords at Sandton City and will be finished with decorative timber, flush-plastered ceilings, tile inserted...

21 Nov 2017

Amstel unveils Amstel Radler

Amstel has released Amstel Radler, its latest brand extension and a beer that is crafted with real lemon juice. The beer originated in a German bar by a Bavarian named Franz Xavier Kugler that mixed half of his inventory of beer with thousands of bottles of clear lemon soda from his cellar to...

17 Nov 2017

East Coast Radio enters e-commerce space

East Coast Radio has created an online shop on its website to offer its clients innovative ways to solve their advertising challenges and to connect with their customer base. East Coast Radio personalities will be involved with the store by browsing the products and giving their views on some of...

17 Nov 2017

Checkers, UberEats collaborate

Checkers is partnering with UberEats to make a number of solutions-driven convenience meals and household essentials available to order on the UberEats app. The exclusive ready-to-cook and ready-to-braai ranges will also be available to order on the app and all orders will be delivered within 40...

17 Nov 2017

Sugarbird reaches Thundafund goal

One-hundred-and-fifty-five backers have helped Sugarbird Fynbos Gin raise R1,086,973 through its Thundafund campaign. Sugarbird Fynbos Gin will now be bottled and sent to retail stores across South Africa and will also expand to China and the United Kingdom....

15 Nov 2017

Food Lover's Market to launch new store

Food Lover's Market is to open a new store in the Helderberg basin on 23 November 2017. The existing Somerset West store has been closed since 12 November 2017 while the new store is being developed for the December rush. The new store will off up to 1413 sqm additional floor space, making...

14 Nov 2017

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