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Lewis Group to acquire Beares brand from Ellerines
Lewis Group to acquire Beares brand from Ellerines

Household furniture retail group Lewis (LEW) on Friday, 31 October 2014, said it had submitted an offer to Ellerines to acquire the Beares brand and some selected stores through its wholly-owned subsidiary Lewis Stores.

31 Oct 2014 14:53

Liberty rewards members can now be part of Legacy Lifestyle
Liberty rewards members can now be part of Legacy Lifestyle

Legacy Lifestyle, with over 200 lifestyle brand partners nationwide, has partnered with Liberty to actively work together to create a stronger proposition to their reciprocal member databases and partner networks respectively.

31 Oct 2014 14:27

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 111: Stretch Experiential Marketing with Mike Silver
[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 111: Stretch Experiential Marketing with Mike Silver

On the last Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show on Thursday, 30 October, show host, Warren Harding was joined in studio by Mike Silver (@stretchmike), founder and Managing Director of Stretch Experiential (@stretchexp).

31 Oct 2014 14:13

Menlyn set to become one of Africa's biggest shopping centres by 2016
Menlyn set to become one of Africa's biggest shopping centres by 2016

In April 2014, construction started on Pretoria's Menlyn Park Shopping Centre, which is undergoing a new brand identity, expansion and refurbishment. After its scheduled completion in November 2016, the shopping centre will be one of the largest shopping centres in Africa and the southern hemisphere.

31 Oct 2014 14:10

New 2014 Elle Rising Star competition winner
New 2014 Elle Rising Star competition winner

Tamara Chérie Dyson from Cape Town is this year's winner of the Elle Rising Star competition. Announced on 29 October 2014 at the African Fashion International (AFI) Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Africa, Dyson joins previous winners in redesigning a fashion range in collaboration with Mr Price (MRP).

31 Oct 2014 13:40

More than just a label
More than just a label

The impact of public health rests on the ability of food labels to provide information to the consumer and for the consumer to interpret that information. Yet, most of us need a PhD to read a food label.

By Danette Breitenbach 31 Oct 2014 13:27

South Africans get ready to "flash their Spanx"
South Africans get ready to "flash their Spanx"

Spanx, known for its innovative approach to comfortable shapewear and a cult-like following in over 50 countries, will be available in South Africa from November 2014, with the official media launch and fashion show being held on 12 November 2014 in Cape Town.

31 Oct 2014 12:56

Survey shows huge growth potential for e-retailers in Africa
Survey shows huge growth potential for e-retailers in Africa

Africa offers enormous growth potential for e-retailers given that online shopping is in its infancy in the region. The recently released 'Shop the World!' report reveals that emerging markets offer the highest growth potential for the e-commerce industry.

By Sumesh Rahavendra 31 Oct 2014 11:57

ElastiTote: sampling made simple - Pyrotec
ElastiTote: sampling made simple

Free samples are a tried-and-tested marketing tool. In today's challenging economic environment, they are more relevant than ever, with an increasing number of shoppers on the lookout for bargains and freebies.

Issued by Pyrotec 31 Oct 2014 11:40

Transnet dumps coal terminal for now
Transnet dumps coal terminal for now

Transnet has decided to put off its plans to build a R15bn new terminal to complement the Richards Bay Coal Terminal (RBCT).

By Andiswa Maqutu 31 Oct 2014 11:08

SA government 'notes' ratings downgrade by Japan
SA government 'notes' ratings downgrade by Japan

Government says it has taken note of the decision by Japanese based credit rating agency Ratings and Investment Information Inc (R&I) to downgrade South Africa's foreign and domestic currency ratings to "BBB+" and "A-" respectively.

31 Oct 2014 07:36

Crash survivors get R22.2bn from RAF
Crash survivors get R22.2bn from RAF

The Road Accident Fund (RAF) paid a record R22.2bn to people who survived vehicle accidents in the 2013/14 financial year.

30 Oct 2014 10:20

Four ministers attend UK's BRICS conference
Four ministers attend UK's BRICS conference

The Presidency dismissed claims that President Jacob Zuma will no longer attend the 3rd Annual innovaBRICS Conference in the United Kingdom because he has been refused an audience with Prime Minister David Cameron.

27 Oct 2014 08:15