Axiz and Tarsus to distribute Targus products in Southern Africa

Targus has appointed Axiz and Tarsus Distribution as its master distributors for Southern Africa. Axiz and Tarsus will distribute Targus' full range of products, including laptop and tablet cases as well as accessories and peripherals, in the region's corporate and retail markets. Despite this...

2 days ago

Vida e Caffè launches Auriga coffee blend

Coffee lovers can now enjoy Auriga by Vida, a newly launched limited edition coffee blend that comprises of the bold, rich tastes of Africa. With its original blend, Estrela, Vida has become a notable brand since its launch in 2001 and is the first national coffee chain to offer an additional blend...

2 days ago

AVK plans to expand with Gunric acquisition

AVK Holdings Southern Africa has expanded its footprint with the acquisition of Gunric Valves. The acquisition includes all of Gunric Valves' brand assets and intellectual property. AVK currently specialises in the manufacturing and exporting of valves and related solutions and with the...

3 days ago

Famous Brands, Ringgold terminate agreement on Kruger Park restaurants

A dispute between Famous Brands and Ringgold, the franchisee of the Mugg n Bean and Debonairs restaurants at the Satara, Letaba and Olifants camps in the Kruger National Park, has led to the termination of an agreement between the two parties and the Ringgold's subsequent loss of the right to use...

24 Mar 2017

Incredible Connection increases business expansion

Incredible Connection has opened new brand stores in the new Springs Mall and Ballito Junction. The move is designed to further expand its national footprint.

24 Mar 2017

Klipdrift introduces new fruity brandy

Klipdrift has introduced Klipdrift Ngqo, a brandy which has fruity notes of citrus and apple as well as a hint of ginger, to the market. Klipdrift Ngqo is available in 440ml cans and is gold in colour.

24 Mar 2017

Vodacom expands special needs range

With the launch of the Alcatel 2008G, Vodacom has broadened its offering of accessible devices that are suitable for consumers with specific needs. Vodacom has included devices for those with disabilities and the elderly in its range since 2004.

23 Mar 2017

Lamelle launches Dermaheal Eye Regeneration Plus

Lamelle has recently launched its latest anti-ageing cream, Dermaheal Eye Regeneration Plus, from the Lamelle Research Laboratories. Suitable for all skin types, the Eye Regeneration Plus cream is part of the Dermaheal range and is available at accredited Lamelle skincare supplies and aesthetic...

22 Mar 2017

Uitkyk has one of SA's best Chardonnay, says Decanter

Uitkyk wine estate's Uitkyk Chardonnay 2015 was included in Decanter's panel tasting report on South African Chardonnay. Uitkyk wine estate in located on the southern slope of Simonsberg in the Stellenbosch wine region. Decanter is an international wine magazine which features the field's...

10 Mar 2017

Rex Trueform expects interim earnings to be sharply lower

Clothing company Rex Trueform said on Wednesday that headline earnings per share for the six months to the end of December would be 65.3% lower than the earnings for the previous comparable half-year, owing to tough economic trading conditions. Headline earnings will be 22.7c per share compared...

9 Mar 2017

Bonang Matheba shares her love story in new Revlon love testimonial

In her latest love testimonial for Revlon's Choose Love campaign, brand ambassador and media personality, Bonang Matheba shares her love story. The testimonial is in line with Revlon's new campaign encouraging women to follow their feelings and pursue love. ...

8 Mar 2017

Mars Martians find joy in Cadbury Dairy Milk chocolate

Cadbury Dairy Milk's new TV commercial shows loveable Martians experiencing their very first taste of Cadbury Dairy Milk and exploding with uncontrollable joy and dancing. Cadbury will be celebrating the Martians new-found chocolate discovery with the launch of its new TV commercial, as well as...

7 Mar 2017

Footwork collaborates with Lootlove on 2017 winter collection

Footwork has collaborated with television and radio personality, Luthando Shosha, also known as Lootlove, on its 2017 winter collection. This collection focuses on unique heels and stilettos, boots and indulgent fabrics. The range will be available on online portals like Superbalist, Spree,...

1 Mar 2017

Pylones products now available online

Pylones, the French gift store chain, has launched its new e-commerce website to customers. The website offers a safe and secure and user-friendly platform, where customers can order their favourite Pylones products, like homeware, kitchenware, toys and office tools. Pylones is located outside...

28 Feb 2017

Swish Payments will now be know as Truevo Payments

As of 1 March 2017, Malta-founded card acquirer and payment solutions provider Swish Payments Ltd will be known as Truevo Payments following the company's rebranding. The decision to rebrand came following the discovery of a similarly-named peer-to-peer payment solutions company in Sweden. The...

28 Feb 2017

Windhoek beers receive DLG Quality Evaluation awards

Three variants of Windhoek Beer received accolades at the 2017 Deutsche Landwirtschafts Gesellschaft (DLG) Quality Evaluation awards. Windhoek Draught and Lager received international Gold standards while the Windhoek Light achieved the silver award. The DLG is a test centre that examines the...

27 Feb 2017

redPanda Software selected to upgrade Fruit & Veg City Holdings IT systems

Food store franchise, Fruit & Veg, has appointed redPanda Software to assist with strategic maintenance of one of its software systems. redPanda, which has worked closely with the group's IT team, are specialists in end-to-end development and customised application support, which are aimed at...

27 Feb 2017

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...

24 Feb 2017

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

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