Authentic Mexican beer arrives in SA
Authentic Mexican beer arrives in SA

Mexican beer, Sol, is now available in South Africa just in time for summer refreshment. Sol's journey started in a brewery near Mexico City in 1899. Named in honour of a beam of light shining through the roof, Sol (the Spanish word for sun) is brewed under the supervision of Cerveceria Cuautemoc Moctezuma for a refreshing taste and bright colour.

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Edgars 'Own It' campaign announces lead act

Edgars Active clothing brand Jabari has announced that freestyle rap artist 2Lee Stark is the lead act for the brand's 'Own It' campaign, which kicked off in November 2016.

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A checklist for your annual December holiday shutdown

If you're the owner or manager of small-to-medium business outside the retail and hospitality industries, you're probably looking forward to the annual break.

By Anton van Heerden 1 day ago

#FreshOnTheShelf: Royco launches innovative range of pasta base recipes
#FreshOnTheShelf: Royco launches innovative range of pasta base recipes

Royco has extended its offering in the wet cooking aids category with the launch of a new, innovative range of concentrated pasta base recipes. These are packed in family size 200g pouches (sufficient for a meal for six vs the current category standard of four) in six recipes. Two of these, Macaroni & Cheese and Lasagne Cheese, are unique to this category and complete the range together with Savoury Mince, Bolognaise, Bacon Carbonara, and Tomato & Basil.

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Coca-Cola opens first factory in Gaza Strip

GAZA CITY - Coca-Cola formally has opened its first factory in the Gaza Strip, the company announced on Wednesday, in a move that could create hundreds of jobs in the beleaguered Palestinian enclave.

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Franchising mistakes to avoid

To become a preferred franchisor, franchise companies should avoid the following ten mistakes.

By Anita du Toit 1 day ago

New vehicle sales drop 9.6% year-on-year in November to 46,413 units
New vehicle sales drop 9.6% year-on-year in November to 46,413 units

Another month, another nightmare. If there is one thing to be said for the new-vehicle market in 2016, it is that it has been consistently depressing.

By David Furlonger 1 day ago

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How to keep customers from abandoning your shopping cart

On average customers abandon items in their online shopping carts 69% of the time (an average from 34 different e-commerce studies). This is a shocking figure. The pessimist sees this as a failure to convert customers, but the optimist sees this as an opportunity to make more sales.

By Sven Hammar 3 days ago

Bonnievale Wines celebrates a decade of growth
Bonnievale Wines celebrates a decade of growth

Bonnievale Wines' 10th anniversary, celebrated earlier this month, serves a reminder of the challenges and benefits that come with the choice to strike out on a new path. Bonnievale Wines was formally established on 1 November 2006 through the three-way merger of the Bonnievale, Merwespont, and Nordale co-operative wineries, and its achievements over the last decade have seen Bonnievale Wines become one of the country's largest producers.

29 Nov 2016

SAPPO establishes Pork 360 Quality Assurance certification programme
SAPPO establishes Pork 360 Quality Assurance certification programme

South African Pork Producers Association (SAPPO) has established Pork 360 Quality Assurance certification programme, which extensively focuses on meat safety, meat quality, traceability and animal welfare. Pork 360 products are available exclusively to Food Lover's Market and Winelands Pork in the Western Cape.

29 Nov 2016

African Corporate Excellence Awards selects Traderoot as best strategic e-commerce company in SA for 2016
African Corporate Excellence Awards selects Traderoot as best strategic e-commerce company in SA for 2016

In the second year of the African Corporate Excellence Awards, the winner of 'Best Strategic eCommerce Company 2016 - South Africa' was Traderoot, a leading global payment technology firm based in South Africa.

29 Nov 2016

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Growth of self-service banking channels across Africa will spur retail, wholesale sectors

The demand for online, multi-channel solutions by an increasingly mobile consumer base is a key trend that will drive the growth of self-service banking channels across Africa. This in turn will create new opportunities for South Africa's retail and wholesale trade sector to maximise growth.

29 Nov 2016

#EntrepreneurMonth: Umhlanga-based founders buff up their business portfolio
#EntrepreneurMonth: Umhlanga-based founders buff up their business portfolio

Mother-daughter team Tracy Gielink, and Kim and Debbie Davidson, founders and owners of Umhlanga-based businesses The Barnyard Theatre and Teremok Marine and Spa, recently launched their third, Buff Beauty Parlour.

By Jessica Tennant 29 Nov 2016