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Strong operations in West Africa lift Shoprite results

Shoprite's stronghold in West Africa helped the domestic retailer report better-than expected results in July, but the company has yet to successfully branch out in East Africa.

By Colleen Goko 1 day ago

ACDOCOSA wins international distributor award
ACDOCOSA wins international distributor award

Leading international consumer goods company, Church & Dwight, has bestowed ACDOCO South Africa ("ACDOCOSA") with the 2016 award for Consistent Growth and Successful Brand Relaunches. ACDOCOSA was one of only three countries out of a hundred that received an award at the ceremony held in Athens, Greece.

Issued by ACDOCOSA 2 days ago

#BuyaBusiness expo offers VIP treatment to #THEClub members
#BuyaBusiness expo offers VIP treatment to #THEClub members

The upcoming #BuyaBusiness expo, on at the Ticketpro Dome at Northgate, Johannesburg from 8-10 September 2106, offers VIP treatment to investors and franchisors that are members of #THEClub.

2 days ago

Five creative ways to save money on your next shopping
Five creative ways to save money on your next shopping

Shopping is a fantastic and necessary experience, and can even be a form of stress therapy. However, it can push you into a financial abyss if you're not careful. With the emergence of online shopping, you can buy anything you want within seconds using your credit card, and before you know it, you are likely to have racked up a huge credit card bill.

Issued by Naija Writers’ Coach 2 days ago

SABMiller CEO Alan Clark will receive as much as R1.2bn in bonuses and share options when the merger with AB InBev is completed.
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Merger brews up unequal rewards

The $74bn union between brewing titans SABMiller and Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) is on the cusp of completion. After all the boxes are ticked, minority shareholders of the South African brewing icon will be first in line to cash in their shares at the lucrative offer price of £44 each.

By Fifi Peters 2 days ago

Daniel Jacobs, associate director internal audit at Mazars.
Regular internal audits essential for retailers

According to a recent survey conducted by Mazars during June 2016, across 120 respondents, many retail organisations lack a clear understanding of the purpose of the internal audit function.

2 days ago

Margarine maker settles with watchdog over collusion with Unilever
Margarine maker settles with watchdog over collusion with Unilever

Margarine and cooking oil maker Sime Darby Hudson Knight agreed to pay a R35m fine for colluding with Unilever, the Competition Commission said on Thursday.

By Robert Laing 2 days ago

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 182: AR and VR & Native VML and Y&R SA partnership
[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 182: AR and VR & Native VML and Y&R SA partnership

On Thursday, 21 July 2016, Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show host Warren Harding (@bizwazza) took a closer look at VR, AR, ARG, Pokemon Go, gamification and the Pick n Pay Super Animals app, with Sea Monster Entertainment, an animation, gaming and augmented reality business.

2 days ago

Customer experience with a 25-year guarantee?
Customer experience with a 25-year guarantee?

Two days ago, a man extended his hand to me in a friendly gesture with the words "Hello Johan," and I instinctively knew I was in the presence of a superhero.

By Johan Botha 2 days ago

Sime Darby Hudson Knight signs consent agreement over collusive conduct
Sime Darby Hudson Knight signs consent agreement over collusive conduct

The Competition Tribunal on Wednesday said the Competition Commission had signed a consent agreement with edible fats and oil refinery producer Sime Darby Hudson Knight over collusive conduct.

By Mark Allix 2 days ago

In supply chain management, customers must be central
In supply chain management, customers must be central

In the public and private sectors, the term supply chain management (SCM) may be understood differently but whoever supply chain professionals are and wherever they practice, they should put the customer at the centre.

2 days ago

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Pick n Pay minorities oppose new structure

Pick n Pay's annual general meeting (AGM) next week looks certain to be another humdinger as smaller shareholders vent their opposition to the proposed restructuring of the Ackerman family's control.

By Ann Crotty 2 days ago

Win the build of an online store for your business with Emerce Commerce
Win the build of an online store for your business with Emerce Commerce

Leading omni-channel and online retail specialists, Emerce Commerce has launched a competition in which one business will win the build of an online store, an opportunity for any SME selling physical products to take their business to the next level.

19 Jul 2016