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New developments for Bothasig Mall
New developments for Bothasig Mall

After over 30 years of trading, Bothasig Mall will be receiving a facelift, with construction having already started on the new 1,000m² Build it hardware store planned for the vacant land situated between the current centre and KFC drive-thru.

2 Oct 2014 15:20

Kagiso PMI recovers to 50.7 in September
Kagiso PMI recovers to 50.7 in September

The Kagiso Purchasing Managers' index (PMI) recovered to 50.7 in September from 49 in August‚ indicating that activity in the manufacturing sector improved following months of weakness.

By Ntsakisi Maswanganyi 2 Oct 2014 14:44

ABI report finds retailers increasingly seek ESL benefits - XON Retail Solutions
ABI report finds retailers increasingly seek ESL benefits

Electronic shelf labels (ESLs) will, in the next five years, grow beyond retail markets in legislated countries and revenues will increase six-fold to nearly $2bn by 2019, according to an ABI research report: Next Gen Retail: Electronic Shelf Labels.

Issued by XON Retail Solutions 2 Oct 2014 14:11

The Trade Intelligence 'Independent Trade Forum' back by demand
The Trade Intelligence 'Independent Trade Forum' back by demand

Trade Intelligence is proud to announce the 2014 edition of the Independent Trade Forum (ITF) Supplier Briefing, taking place on 12 November 2014 at the Astrotech Conference Centre, in Parktown, Johannesburg. The forum will be presented by leading South African independent retail and wholesale organisations: Checkout Hypercheck, Fruit & Veg City, Independent Cash & Carry Group and Elite Star Trading Africa.

Issued by Trade Intelligence 2 Oct 2014 13:20

Frozen yoghurts resurge in market interest
Frozen yoghurts resurge in market interest

What is it about this frozen dessert that appeals to consumers and is seeing the emergence of numerous frozen yoghurt businesses all over the world and in South Africa?

By Jacques van de Haar 2 Oct 2014 13:10

Frozen yoghurts resurge in market interest
Frozen yoghurts resurge in market interest

What is it about this frozen dessert that appeals to consumers and is seeing the emergence of numerous frozen yoghurt businesses all over the world and in South Africa?

By Jacques van de Haar 2 Oct 2014 13:10

Diamonds are forever, now in Botswana
Diamonds are forever, now in Botswana

Following an expansion by South African Forevermark licensee partner, Caratco, Forevermark, the diamond brand from the De Beers Group is now available in Botswana at a recently opened Jewel Africa outlet in the International Departure Lounge in Maun Airport in Botswana. It will also offer Tanzanite, which can be bought loose or set in jewellery.

2 Oct 2014 12:52

Launch of Savanna Dry Angry Lemon
Launch of Savanna Dry Angry Lemon

A limited edition of Savanna Dry Angry Lemon, available for this summer only, has been released to create some excitement in the cider category. Playing on the quirky side of dry, it is a cider with a splash of lemon, for a distinctively fresh taste.

2 Oct 2014 11:22

Launch of Savanna Dry Angry Lemon
Launch of Savanna Dry Angry Lemon

A limited edition of Savanna Dry Angry Lemon, available for this summer only, has been released to create some excitement in the cider category. Playing on the quirky side of dry, it is a cider with a splash of lemon, for a distinctively fresh taste.

2 Oct 2014 11:22

First SiMODiSA Start-Up conference in Cape Town next week
First SiMODiSA Start-Up conference in Cape Town next week

FNB Business will be sponsoring the SiMODiSA Start-Up conference at the CTICC in Cape Town on 10 October 2014. The conference aims to launch SIMODISA Start-Up as an organisation and is the first of several planned entrepreneur events, aimed at amplifying entrepreneurship and supporting the growth of SMMEs in South Africa.

2 Oct 2014 11:09

Gert-Johan Coetzee bursary worth R168,000 up for grabs
Gert-Johan Coetzee bursary worth R168,000 up for grabs

The search is on for a student to study fashion design at the North West School of Design with the Gert-Johan Coetzee bursary worth R168,000.

2 Oct 2014 08:00

Trends from CPA complaints to consumer ombudsman
Trends from CPA complaints to consumer ombudsman

Reviewing the complaints brought to the Consumer Goods and Services Ombudsman (CGSO) indicates that the South African public is coming to terms with its rights under the Consumer Protection Act (CPA) and how consumer protection regulations are being put into action.

26 Sep 2014 12:27

State asks private companies to donate to an Ebola fund
State asks private companies to donate to an Ebola fund

The Department of Health has appealed to the country's private sector to donate to the Ebola Response Fund to assist the countries affected by the virus.

26 Sep 2014 08:26