Sex toys high on South African web searches
Sex toys high on South African web searches

A special report, released by StatisticsBrain last year, indicated South Africans were third in the world for sex toy searches online. Following this, upmarket sex toy brand Désir commissioned a survey to find out more about the complex relationship South Africans seem to have with their sex toys.

1 hour ago

Distell eyes acquisitions
Distell eyes acquisitions

Acquisitions are key to fortifying growth prospects and duty-free access to China could be a game changer for the local wine market, liquor conglomerate Distell has indicated.

By Marc Hasenfuss 2 hours ago

Primi introduces interactive mobile game
Primi introduces interactive mobile game

Primi has introduced an interactive mobile device game making use of an innovative one-click engagement platform. Collaborating with Smirnoff, the restaurant franchise says it is the first game of its kind in South Africa where patrons can win instant prizes or the grand prize of a R30,000 Smirnoff experience for the winner and friends.

3 hours ago

Is café culture fuelling the SA coffee industry?
Is café culture fuelling the SA coffee industry?

For many consumers across the globe their morning ritual will not be complete without a cup of coffee: at home, on-the-go or during a business meeting at an upmarket pavement café. Coffee is the second-most consumed beverage in the world after water. It is, however, significantly more than just a beverage. In fact, it is a global commodity that is one of the world's most traded products, second in value only to oil. Considering the growing global demand for coffee, what trends are being observed in the South African coffee market?

Issued by Insight Survey 4 hours ago

South Africa's Product of the Year winners revealed
South Africa's Product of the Year winners revealed

South Africa's best products, recognised through a market-leading independent consumer survey, were announced at the Product of the Year gala event in Johannesburg last week.

5 hours ago

#eComConfex: A crash course in cross-border e-commerce
#eComConfex: A crash course in cross-border e-commerce

As the CEO of Mall for Africa, the continent's largest online shopping platform, Nigeria-born Chris Folayan knows a thing or two about creating experiences that keep online consumers coming back for more.

By Lauren Hartzenberg 6 hours ago

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Spur aims to grow thriving eateries

Restaurant franchisor Spur Corporation is relishing the opportunity to expand its recently acquired gourmet burger business RocoMamas and upmarket steakhouse Hussar Grill.

By Marc Hasenfuss 7 hours ago

Air Cargo Africa panel discusses continent's e-commerce potential
Air Cargo Africa panel discusses continent's e-commerce potential

On the first day of the fourth edition of the biennial trade fair, ACA 2017, organised by STAT Media Group at the Emperors Palace last week, Air Cargo Africa (ACA) 2017 kicked off its discussions with an interactive dialogue on ‘Unlocking Africa's civil aviation potential: the time is now to set the rules for tomorrow.'

8 hours ago

#DesignMonth: Listening to the voice of the people
#DesignMonth: Listening to the voice of the people

Under the theme One Pride, the Samsung Africa Forum 2017 took place on 23 February 2017 at the CTICC in Cape Town.

By Ilse van den Berg 8 hours ago

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Bidcorp open to acquisitive and organic growth opportunities

Food services group Bid Corporation (Bidcorp), which was unbundled from industrial conglomerate Bidvest Group, grew its interim revenue 5% to R67.8bn, the company said on Thursday.

By Pericles Anetos 3 days ago

Steinhoff 'terminates negotiations' with Shoprite over merger
Steinhoff 'terminates negotiations' with Shoprite over merger

The share prices of Shoprite and Steinhoff both jumped 7% on Monday morning after they called off their proposal to merge into Retail Africa.

By Robert Laing 21 Feb 2017

Azzaro campaign lets shoppers Shazam a fragrance
Azzaro campaign lets shoppers Shazam a fragrance

Popular music recognition app Shazam and fashion and fragrance brand Azzaro announced last week the South African launch of ‘Wanted', a new fragrance for men through a world-first activation using Shazam's beacon technology.

20 Feb 2017

#DesignMonth: What's in your lunch box?
#DesignMonth: What's in your lunch box?

People working a 9-5 job often forget to eat healthily - they opt for the closest takeaway restaurant or make do with what's available at the office, which is often not the healthiest option, especially if the office isn't health conscious. FOODwelove, founded by Christina Thomas and Stephanie Schwatlo, aims to change all that, offering desk jockeys the option to have a healthy and wholesome lunch delivered in a cleverly designed box, straight to their desk. We spoke to co-founder Schwatlo and asked her to tell us what it's all about.

By Cari Coetzee 20 Feb 2017