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PnP eyes 5000 jobs a year through waste plan

CAPE TOWN: Pick n Pay has announced an ambitious "war on waste" campaign that will see the retailer focusing on food waste, energy inefficiency and the waste of human talent due to high unemployment levels.

28 Jul 2015 06:54

When driving supply chain performance, visibility is key
When driving supply chain performance, visibility is key

At its heart, supply chain management requires a balancing of operational efficiency, customer satisfaction and quality. Managing the true cost to serve for each and every order is the aspiration to allow better negotiation and value creation across the supply chain. Customer and consumer centricity helps anticipate product and service requirements.

By David Telford 28 Jul 2015 06:30



Initial adds new products to award-winning Signature range - Rentokil Initial
Initial adds new products to award-winning Signature range

Initial Hygiene, a leading provider of hygiene services in South Africa, has added two new products to its award-winning Signature range of bathroom products.

Issued by Rentokil Initial 27 Jul 2015 12:38

Nielsen to measure 2 million Nigerian retail outlets
Nielsen to measure 2 million Nigerian retail outlets

In what is being billed as the biggest global retail census operation of its kind to date, Nielsen is measuring Nigerian retail outlets through data collection via mobile phones...

27 Jul 2015 12:00

Ackermans celebrates Mandela's legacy - Ackermans
Ackermans celebrates Mandela's legacy

In honour of Mandela Day, which is celebrated globally on 18 July, Ackermans' staff in various departments used their 67 minutes in service to the community to make cushions, mats, puppets and build puppet stages for Ackermans' Ububele Story Schools initiative.

Issued by Ackermans 27 Jul 2015 11:48

Woolies launches 'green' mannequins
Woolies launches 'green' mannequins

The RE: denim brand has launched its first standalone store in Menlyn, Pretoria. At the same time the brand has also introduced the use of specialised 'green' mannequins.

27 Jul 2015 09:26

Amazon rallies as investors celebrate profits
Amazon rallies as investors celebrate profits

NEW YORK - Amazon shares shot to record levels on Friday after a blowout earnings report seen as a potential watershed for the US online giant...

27 Jul 2015 08:00

Complaint about saucy knickers gets nixed
Complaint about saucy knickers gets nixed

The Advertising Standards Authority of South Africa has dismissed a complaint against Woolworths over a "provocative" underwear advertising campaign...

27 Jul 2015 07:55

Amazon shares surge after surprise profit report
Amazon shares surge after surprise profit report

SAN FRANCISCO - Amazon shares rocketed higher on Thursday after the online giant surprised the market by swinging to profit in the second quarter amid surging sales...

27 Jul 2015 07:40

A guide to beating the odds and starting your own franchise business
A guide to beating the odds and starting your own franchise business

According to financial services giant First National Bank, franchising in South Africa has grown steadily at a rate of between 5% and 7% annually, especially in the fast-food industry. It is also estimated that the industry contributes more than 10% of retail sales. However, first-time franchisors still face challenges when starting a franchise with capital restrictions. The Founder and Head of the Sandwich Baron franchise, Sally J'Arlette-Joy, explains how she grew her franchise from a capital investment of only R5,000.

27 Jul 2015 07:25

[CEM Africa Summit] CEM for the tech-enabled African future
[CEM Africa Summit] CEM for the tech-enabled African future

You need to keep an eye on future trends from the rest of the world to better manage your business' current customer experience. Some of these trends were shared in the Customer Experience Management Africa plenary session...

By Leigh Andrews 27 Jul 2015 06:00

International Wine & Spirit Competition winners announced
International Wine & Spirit Competition winners announced

Amarula, Three Ships 10-Year-Old Single Malt Whisky, and Van Ryn's 12-Year-Old Distiller's Reserve Brandy were among the brands toasting success at the International Wine & Spirit Competition, held recently in London...

24 Jul 2015 12:35

How to reach and engage with poor consumers, also referred to as the Bottom of the Pyramid - Knowledge Resources
How to reach and engage with poor consumers, also referred to as the Bottom of the Pyramid

Increasingly companies are trying to tap into the Low-Income market, but finding it extremely challenging. Discover some of the secrets, tactics and innovation required to succeed at the BoP!

Issued by Knowledge Resources 22 Jul 2015 11:44