Tribunal nod for PIC holding in Distell
Tribunal nod for PIC holding in Distell

The Competition Tribunal has approved the Public Investment Corporation's (PIC) acquisition of Anheuser-Busch InBev's 26.5% stake in Distell but no details of the price have been made public.

By Ann Crotty 53 minutes ago

Scottish Leader teams up with Dennis Chuene in #NewPerspective video
Scottish Leader teams up with Dennis Chuene in #NewPerspective video

Scottish Leader recently joined forces with South African designer, Dennis Chuene to produce a video that demonstrates what the popular blended Scotch whisky brand means with its ‘a new perspective' tagline.

1 hour ago

Understanding today's omnishopper
Understanding today's omnishopper

It's been a long time since the general store was the go-to place for consumers to pick up everything they needed from week to week. But variety hasn't just increased over the years, it's diversified. And as a result, today's consumers aren't just shopping a single channel—they blend channels and shop fluidly according to their unique needs.

2 hours ago

Coca-Cola collaborates with Gavin Rajah at MBFWCT17
Coca-Cola collaborates with Gavin Rajah at MBFWCT17

During the recent Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Cape Town, designer Gavin Rajah partnered with Coca-Cola to unveil four limited edition bottle designs during his show.

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Samsung eyes rebound with Galaxy S8 phones, virtual assistant
Samsung eyes rebound with Galaxy S8 phones, virtual assistant

NEW YORK, US: Samsung on Wednesday unveiled its new Galaxy S8 smartphones, incorporating the virtual assistant Bixby, as it seeks to rebound from a chaotic handset recall and a corruption scandal.

5 hours ago

#FreshOnTheShelf: Vital launches healthy, on-the-go snack range
#FreshOnTheShelf: Vital launches healthy, on-the-go snack range

Vital Health Foods has introduced a new range of grab-and-go nutritional snacks. The bars, bites and air-popped rice come in a variety of flavours, are gluten-free and have no added sugar or preservatives.

By Lauren Hartzenberg 22 hours ago

Christopher Kane's Crocs and Prada's Teva style sandal.
Fashion faux pas(s): The ‘pretty ugly' shoe

To paraphrase a quote commonly misattributed to Marilyn Monroe, “If you give someone the right pair of ‘pretty ugly' shoes, they can conquer the world.”

By Maroefah Smith 22 hours ago

AB InBev bets on renewables for future energy
AB InBev bets on renewables for future energy

Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev), the largest beer group in the world, has committed itself to secure 100% of its purchased electricity from renewable sources within eight years. On Tuesday the group, which controls about one-third of the global beer market, said the commitment will shift 6 terawatt-hours of electricity annually to renewable sources in the markets where AB InBev is operating.

23 hours ago

This kids clothing range literally grows alongside your child
This kids clothing range literally grows alongside your child

Today's fashion industry has long been embroiled in a sustainability challenge. Constantly contributing to the depletion of fossil fuels through its relentless use of natural resources to produce ‘Fast Fashion' garments – trend-based clothing produced quickly and on the cheap – it's a practice that is killing our environment.

By Lindsay Samson 1 day ago

Bidcorp's Joffe to bow out and list new firm
Bidcorp's Joffe to bow out and list new firm

Bidcorp executive chairman Brian Joffe will step down at the end of June 2017, taking up the role of nonexecutive director of the foodservice company unbundled from Bidvest Group in mid-2016.

By Mark Allix 1 day ago

South African reefer market soars due to high fruit demand
South African reefer market soars due to high fruit demand

Even though 2016 saw the South African reefer (refrigerated cargo solutions) market contract by about 3% – largely due to lower crop yields of citrus caused by the severe drought – refrigerated container trade still makes up about 19% of total South African container exports.

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KwaZulu-Natal goes big at the movies
KwaZulu-Natal goes big at the movies

The largest movie screen in KwaZulu-Natal, featuring ultra high-definition (UHD) digital projection has opened at the Xtreme at Nu Metro Ballito Junction, as part of its new 8-screen cinema complex.

24 Mar 2017

The Fairnet stand featured a large LED screen and real fish tanks as counters.
Exquisite exhibits: The latest design trends from EuroShop 2017

Discover the design trends that are being used in exhibition displays around the world.

By Pippa Naudé for Scan Display 24 Mar 2017