Manufacturing optimism increased to 53.7 index points in June from 51.9 in May, surprising economists who had expected it to fall to 50.46, a Barclays sponsored poll of purchasing managers, released on Friday, showed.
Robert Laing 11 hours ago
On Thursday, 30 June 2016, Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show host Warren Harding (@bizwazza) looked at the upcoming Marketing Mix, Shopper Path to Purchase 2016 event happening on 20 and 21 July at the Bryanston Country Club in Johannesburg.
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Global technology company Ricoh is making its Leapfrog Creatr HS 3D printer available in South Africa and providing full consumable materials, maintenance and support locally for the product. The company expects initial uptake in South Africa to be strong in the education and architecture verticals with significant interest from smaller engineering firms.
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As Bizcommunity's reputation as a premier global resource for industry news from the African continent increases, so our 600+ Press Office holders and company listings are reaping the benefits, often seeing more dramatically increased engagement for their corporate content than they might be be able to generate from their own networks.
Bizcommunity.com 14 hours ago
Fraud, theft and personal security are some of the issues that consumers contend with when buying or selling second-hand goods through online classifieds. FlipSell, a new online classified, which recently received funding from digital company Platinum Seed, takes away the hassle and unease of dealing with a stranger, with its online transaction system.
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At a coffee shop in a small mall a few weeks ago, I noticed that the waiters suddenly became agitated and animated by something that was happening outside. I immediately assumed that some crime had taken place and started preparing my family to crawl under the table, when we noticed that a man had walked past with a huge snake draped over his shoulders.
Aki Kalliatakis 16 hours ago
Albany has launched a new D'light range of breads that are infused with delicious flavours, such as Cinnamon & Popcorn, Butter, and Raisin & Cinnamon.
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New categories, such as wearable computers for children are starting to emerge and existing form factors, such as smartwatches, are beginning to mature in the global wearable computer market.
17 hours ago
From smiley faces to hearts and hugs, emoji icons have become an intrinsic part of our everyday lives. Emoji-africa announced its exclusive distributorship of officially branded emoji products to the sub-Saharan African marketplace earlier this week.
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There are three strategic approaches that can help manufacturers capitalise on key changes transforming their industries.
Antony Bourne 17 hours ago