TFG and SA Florist partner to encourage customers to say thank you
TFG and SA Florist partner to encourage customers to say thank you

Isn't it time to say thank you? TFG (The Foschini Group) has partnered with SA Florist to encourage you to applaud those who have helped shape who you are on Grandparents Day (2 October), Teachers Day (5 October) and Bosses Day (17 October).

2 days ago

RAW: a new urban solution to growing fresh produce
RAW: a new urban solution to growing fresh produce

You don't need to give up your urban lifestyle and head off to the farmlands to live healthily. A new urban solution to growing sustainable fresh produce - RAW - is now available in South Africa.

2 days ago

ACDOCO enters root touch-up category
ACDOCO enters root touch-up category

Specialist consumer packaged goods brand-custodian distributor, ACDOCO South Africa ("ACDOCOSA"), has announced that it has secured the exclusive distribution rights for Kampalook Ltd's patented root concealer brand, Color Recover, in southern Africa.

Issued by ACDOCOSA 2 days ago

Judgment on poultry meat regulations welcomed
Judgment on poultry meat regulations welcomed

Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Senzeni Zokwana has welcomed the judgment in the case brought by the South Africa Poultry Association (SAPA) against poultry meat regulations.

2 days ago

Franchise survey shows that franchising is a sound business format
Franchise survey shows that franchising is a sound business format

The Franchise Association of South Africa (FASA)'s fourth independent survey, sponsored by Sanlam, shows a business sector that continues to grow despite challenging economic conditions.

2 days ago

Edcon CEO Bernie Brookes says news of the debt-to-equity transaction has been welcomed.
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Edcon transaction gets a mixed reception

News earlier this week that Edcon would now belong to its creditors, after a debt-to-equity transaction, has been met with muted applause by analysts. While analysts are happy the transaction will significantly reduce the group's debt burden, they also warn that celebrations may be premature as the apparel retailer has a difficult journey ahead in its quest to change its fortunes.

By Colleen Goko 2 days ago

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Amazon crafts new section for 'Handmade' goods in Europe

PARIS - US online retailing giant Amazon rolled out across Europe on Thursday its section where it features hand-crafted products sold directly by artisans.

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The WikiCell: Nature-inspired edible packaging
The WikiCell: Nature-inspired edible packaging

A few years ago, innovative biomedical engineer Dr David Edwards and his team at WikiFoods unveiled their answer to superfluous food packaging, the WikiCell. It is a biodegradable, film-like membrane that carries different foodstuffs in small amounts. It claims to be an alternative to plastic and a totally 'green' way to transport and consume food.

By Emile Uys 2 days ago

Overall Winner, Takealot
PriceCheck Tech & E-Commerce Awards winners announced

South African comparison website PriceCheck hosted its inaugural Tech & E-Commerce Awards on Thursday, 23 September 2016 at The Westin Cape Town. Along with celebrating the company's 10th birthday, the Awards aimed to recognise and reward stellar tech and e-commerce businesses in South Africa - those that have stood the test of time and newcomers to the industry.

By Lauren Hartzenberg 2 days ago

RocoMamas' #ElectionBurger campaign sees The Joker off to a good start
RocoMamas' #ElectionBurger campaign sees The Joker off to a good start

RocoMamas launched its #ElectionBurger campaign yesterday, whereby its customers can vote for the next Leader in Taste of the Free World.

3 days ago

Lowest investment in manufacturing in seven years
Lowest investment in manufacturing in seven years

Investments by local manufacturers in the first half of 2016 dropped by the most in seven years as weak domestic demand, declining orders and pressure on selling prices eroded profits.

By Fifi Peters 3 days ago

Andrew Jennings in 2010.
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Former Woolworths MD tipped to lead Edcon

Former MD of retail at Woolworths Andrew Jennings, has been tipped as a possible contender to head the new Edcon board, which will have the near-impossible task of growing profit in one of the most hostile trading environments in the group's 86-year history.

By Ann Crotty 3 days ago

Industrial sector holds prospects for listed property
Industrial sector holds prospects for listed property

There are opportunities for listed property companies in the industrial sector, especially in developing specialised warehousing and distribution centres, say experts. This is despite weak economic growth and a lack of demand for new manufacturing facilities in SA.

By Alistair Anderson 20 Sep 2016