#FreshOnTheShelf: Fortaleza Tequila now available in SA
#FreshOnTheShelf: Fortaleza Tequila now available in SA

Cape Town-based premium spirits company, Truman & Orange, has brought Fortaleza Tequila to South African shelves.

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Airlines urged to embrace e-commerce

African airlines have been urged to embrace e-commerce and digital technologies to become more profitable. According to Eckart Reiche, the vice-president for sales at Airlines Wirecard, airlines on the continent should embrace technology to serve customer needs and experience in the increasingly competitive market. Reiche said: "Airlines have no choice but to innovate and embrace technologies that will help reduce the cost of operation and also improve customer experience."

By Peterson Tumwebaze 2 days ago

3D printed sports shoes are more about your wallet than your feet
3D printed sports shoes are more about your wallet than your feet

The race is on to bring 3D printed footwear to market. Adidas, Nike and Under Armour are some of the big names that have been working on delivering bespoke shoes to their customers.

By ManMohan S Sodhi 2 days ago

Bottle stores help Spar counter slowing grocery sales growth
Bottle stores help Spar counter slowing grocery sales growth

Double-digit liquor sales growth outweighed lower grocery sales for Spar in the year to end-September.

By Robert Laing 2 days ago

Moving Tactics installs digital signage solution for Sunglass Hut flagship V&A Waterfront store
Moving Tactics installs digital signage solution for Sunglass Hut flagship V&A Waterfront store

Moving Tactics is proud to be associated with Sunglass Hut SA as they opened their new flagship store at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town.

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Leles African Cuisine taps into virtual restaurant trend
Leles African Cuisine taps into virtual restaurant trend

The food industry is changing, with some restaurant owners forgoing physical retail spaces and instead opting to trade solely online. The business model of these 'virtual restaurants' often means reduced overheads and therefore increased chances of success.

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Festive retail sales may help give GDP a boost
Festive retail sales may help give GDP a boost

The retail sector is set to make a positive contribution to third-quarter GDP as retailers adapt to the difficult economic conditions and as they look forward to the festive season for relief.

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South African men buy into personal care
South African men buy into personal care

Women may find themselves fighting for mirror space and hiding their eye creams because according to Euromonitor, men's grooming recorded a 13% growth in value sales in 2016.

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The real story behind the huge crowds gathered at iPhone launches

Apple's special edition iPhone X release - like the new iPhones before it - brings thousands of people lining up in front of Apple stores around the globe. It raises the seemingly obvious question: what sane person would queue overnight for an over-priced, at best incrementally-changed gadget?

By Harald Wieser 3 days ago

Strengthening of trade, investment ties at Africa ASEAN Business Expo
Strengthening of trade, investment ties at Africa ASEAN Business Expo

A delegation from South Africa's Black Business Council recently held talks in Johannesburg with business leaders from Singapore and Malaysia on potential investment and bilateral trade.

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Ruling on special tax provision spells good news for franchise operators
Ruling on special tax provision spells good news for franchise operators

The modern tax advisor must maintain the balance between ensuring that clients are in full compliance with tax laws, yet remain optimally tax planned. Taxpayers only want to give government the correct taxes due, when it is due. There is a natural tension with Sars whereby it is obligated by law to collect maximum taxes, as quickly as possible.

By Natasha Wilkinson 3 days ago

Monopoly Durban hits shelves
Monopoly Durban hits shelves

The Durban edition of popular property trading game, Monopoly, has hit local shelves ahead of the festive season. Having announced the game in May, Winning Moves UK says its team has been working around the clock on the board design and production to ensure the game was ready before the summer holidays hit.

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Warrick Gautier on Fabiani's foray into womenswear
Warrick Gautier on Fabiani's foray into womenswear

Suiting and tailoring brand Fabiani, established as an exclusively menswear label for nearly forty years, has broadened its focus to include women's fashion. The launch of Fabiani Women marks the beginning of a new era for the brand, the pioneer behind the new collection none other than acclaimed local designer Warrick Gautier.

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