The South African Liquor Brand Owners Association (Salba) has criticised the government's inadequate socioeconomic impact assessment of the draft Liquor Amendment Bill because of its failure to quantify the effect on jobs and the economy.
Linda Ensor 2 days ago
Afruibana, a pan-African association of fruit producers and exporters from Cameroon, the Ivory Coast, and Ghana was officially launched during Cameroon Trade Minister, Luc Magloire Mbarga Atangana's visit to European institutions on 19 July 2017. The minister, as a representative of the African, Caribbean, and Pacific Group of States (ACP) during the various Councils of Ministers addressing the banana industry, was lauded for this initiative. The association will allow fruit producers on the continent to combine their efforts with a view to having their voices heard better in international trade.
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African Fashion International (AFI) - owner and operator of the Mercedes-Benz Joburg Fashion Week has announced the designers showcasing their Spring/Summer collections at the 2017 Joburg Fashion Week, taking place between 17 and 19 August 2017.
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In 2007 brothers Sean and Carlos Gomes established health and wellness retailer Wellness Warehouse in South Africa. The retail chain, which celebrates its 10th birthday this month, has since grown to include 25 outlets across Gauteng and the Western Cape as well as an online store.
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Olive oil - with its many uses, health benefits and differences in terms of flavour and intensity - are increasingly known and enjoyed by foodies all over. Consumers in South Africa are blessed with a choice of high quality, locally produced olive oils.
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Hisense South Africa revealed an array of new products at an event held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre last week. Among them are a range of kitchen appliances - available for the first time locally - and two new 4K Ultra LED (ULED) TVs.
Lauren Hartzenberg 2 days ago
Nigerian startup VoomNow has launched its assisted shopping platform that enables users to shop and pay for all kinds of international products and services from Nigeria.
Tom Jackson 2 days ago
Botswana-based Choppies may be a well-established grocery retail chain in many parts of sub-Saharan Africa, but the company has found the going tough in SA.
Colleen Goko 2 days ago
Mobile commerce (m-commerce) app, Chat Find, offers businesses and freelancers a mobile shopfront and the ability to process payment and invoice their customers directly. Unlike business promotion on sites such as Facebook, stores and service providers on the app can promote for free, with their posts popping up on the feeds of people within a 24km radius.
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Facebook Messenger offers some exciting options for marketers and, judging by the extensive coverage the product received at F8 back in April, it seems Facebook knows it.
Megan Hollis 19 Jul 2017
With big box retailers closing down and leaving vacancies in their wake, some shopping centres across South Africa are starting to feel the pinch. According to Broll Property Group, however, these vacancies provide an opportunity for landlords to revitalise and improve a centre's tenant-mix, thereby giving the centre a new lease on life.
18 Jul 2017