Fatal flaw in sugar industry argument, new analysis shows
Fatal flaw in sugar industry argument, new analysis shows

The beverage industry's claims that a tax on sugary drinks will destroy tens of thousands of jobs in SA is unfounded, as consumers are likely to switch to alternative products, according to analysis published on Monday, 29 August 2016, by Trade and Industrial Strategies (TIPS).

By Tamar Kahn 7 hours ago

#BODJHB: Finding the 'perfect' business partner
#BODJHB: Finding the 'perfect' business partner

"There is absolutely no such thing as a perfect fit, but there is something called a right fit," said Andrea Kleinloog, co-founder of Anatomy Design, introducing her talk on 'Partnerships: Finding the perfect fit' at the Johannesburg version of Business of Design earlier this month.

By Jessica Tennant 7 hours ago

Jack Daniel's launches Tennessee Fire in SA
Jack Daniel's launches Tennessee Fire in SA

Jack 'Fire' is set to turn up the heat in South Africa, as Jack Daniel's releases its 'hottest' new member.

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Vukile, Arrowhead, Synergy launch GemGrow Properties Limited
Vukile, Arrowhead, Synergy launch GemGrow Properties Limited

Vukile Property Fund, Arrowhead Properties and Synergy Income Fund have concluded agreements for a transaction that will create a fund within the existing entity of Synergy - to be renamed GemGrow Properties Limited.

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Juanita van Zyl, owner of Shalom Orphanage, Patricia Sefuthi, Heidelberg Mall marketing officer, and children from Shalom Orphanage.
Heidelberg Mall's Shoe Collection Drive receives over 1,000 pairs

The Heidelberg community has donated over 1,000 pairs of shoes towards the Heidelberg Mall's ongoing Shoe Collection Drive to provide shoes for those in need.

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#WomensMonth: Bottling African wisdom
#WomensMonth: Bottling African wisdom

At the SABC Commercial Enterprises' Women's Month event, held late last week, Ntombenhle Khathwane, owner and founder of Afrobotanics motivated the audience with her journey of perseverance to create a retail success story.

By Danette Breitenbach 10 hours ago

Global CEO study underlines retailers' risk on running store, online operations separately
Global CEO study underlines retailers' risk on running store, online operations separately

The growing omni-channel fulfilment costs are forcing a significant number of retailers to increase minimum order values and home delivery costs, as few are running their store and online operations collectively. These findings are highlighted in CEO Viewpoint 2016: The Journey to Profitable Omni-Channel Commerce.

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How to win customer attention, loyalty over the holiday season
How to win customer attention, loyalty over the holiday season

The festive season is fast approaching and so is an eager crowd of highly connected consumers. According to eMarketer, total 2016 holiday sales are predicted to increase just 2% over last year, while e-commerce sales will rise 13%. This year, retailers must up the ante across their digital channels to earn the recognition - and wallets - of consumers.

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A good year for Chenin Blanc
A good year for Chenin Blanc

The Standard Bank Chenin Blanc Top 10 Challenge uncovered that pure fruit, more texture, greater structure, versatility and pushed boundaries is what Chenin Blanc is all about. Seven of the top 10 wineries have been included on the top ten list, confirming their reputation for making superior Chenin Blanc.

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Connect with Scan Retail at the 20th Annual Shopping Congress in Sandton
Connect with Scan Retail at the 20th Annual Shopping Congress in Sandton

Yes, it's that time of the year again - it's the 20th Annual Congress of the South African Council of Shopping Centres (SACSC) and its taking place from Wednesday, 7th to Friday, 9th September 2016 at the Sandton Convention Centre. Two thousand professionals in South Africa's rapidly growing retail industry have signed up to exhibit their products and connect with others. We will be joining them and we couldn't be more excited.

Issued by Scan Display 1 day ago

Masterchef Australia judges host food drive in SA
Masterchef Australia judges host food drive in SA

Making their first appearance together in South Africa, MasterChef Australia judges Gary Mehigan, George Calombaris and Matt Preston will host The Longest Dinner Table on 7 September in aid of Stop Hunger Now Southern Africa. Also joining them will be MasterChef Australia 2014 winner Brent Owens.

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Bic Clic celebrates 60 years
Bic Clic celebrates 60 years

The Bic Clic ballpoint pen celebrates 60 years of smooth writing by releasing a limited edition silver and gold Bic Clic pen pack that benefits underprivileged children.

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The #BreaktheMould packs
#WomensMonth: Flipping the script on 'gender-specific' toys

With lack of diversity and gender equality strongly in the media spotlight this month, the timing of Y&R Cape Town's #BreakTheMould campaign couldn't have been better.

By Leigh Andrews 26 Aug 2016