Raymond Ackerman.
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Pick n Pay's new structure 'not enough'

The pyramid structure that secured control of Pick n Pay in the hands of the Ackerman family is set to be unwound, 36 years after it was put in place to ward off a suspected hostile bid.

By Ann Crotty 6 hours ago

CIGR - Prof Opara and Prof Juliszewski
SU prof chosen to lead agricultural engineers worldwide

Prof Umezuruike Linus Opara, Stellenbosch University professor and research chair, has been elected as the incoming president of the International Commission of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering (Commission Internationale du Génie Rural or CIGR) - a worldwide umbrella agriculture engineering organisation.

8 hours ago

Amazon delivery via Prime Air drone.
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Amazon to test delivery drones in Britain

SAN FRANCISCO - Amazon announced Monday plans to test delivery drone technology in Britain, as the US online commerce giant tries to advance the idea safely.

8 hours ago

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AB InBev raises its offer for SABMiller to £45

Anheuser-Busch InBev raised its offer for SABMiller to £45 from £44 and sweetened its share alternative on Tuesday.

By Robert Laing 9 hours ago

How Pokémon Go could benefit your business
How Pokémon Go could benefit your business

You've heard of B2B and B2C, but are you ready for O2O? The new online-to-offline trend is lighting up markets across the globe, particularly with the growing Pokémon Go phenomenon.

By Leigh Andrews 9 hours ago

Activating on African soil: the time is now
Activating on African soil: the time is now

Stephan Botha of ProActive™ outlines the reasons why FMCG brands wanting to expand business in Africa can benefit hugely from activations.

By Stephan Botha, Issued by Provantage Media Group 11 hours ago

Digicape acquires and rebrands Stellenbosch-based Buro Stores
Digicape acquires and rebrands Stellenbosch-based Buro Stores

Digicape has announced the acquisition of Buro Stores, the Stellenbosch Independent Authorised Apple Reseller. The deal effective, 1 August 2016, will see the retail store rebranded to Digicape Stellenbosch and Digicape will take over the operational running of the company.

Issued by Digicape 11 hours ago

Krone launches Night Nectar Demi-Sec Rosé
Krone launches Night Nectar Demi-Sec Rosé

Krone launches Night Nectar Demi-Sec Rosé, a bottle-fermented and lees-matured sparkling wine, blending traditional Champagne varieties of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir.

11 hours ago

Enhanced digital platform streamlines vehicle sales process
Enhanced digital platform streamlines vehicle sales process

With increasing vehicle prices and a decline in sales in SA the vehicle purchasing process must go digital to respond to market concerns and stimulate sales.

11 hours ago

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Shareholders vote to delist Pick n Pay Holdings

At an extraordinary general meeting, preceding the Pick n Pay AGM held on 25 July 2016, the majority of shareholders voted in favour of the group's proposal to modernise its pyramid ownership structure. All shareholders in Pick n Pay will now hold their shares in a single Pick n Pay Stores listing, with Pick n Pay Holdings delisting from the JSE.

12 hours ago

Is that Pikachu in the dairy aisle?
Is that Pikachu in the dairy aisle?

The Pokémon Go frenzy is sweeping the globe, as the virtual reality game skyrockets to the top of the iTunes and Google Play gaming lists.

By John Fullmer 12 hours ago

What's the skinny with Woolworths' mannequins?
What's the skinny with Woolworths' mannequins?

Woolworths has responded to the slew of backlash that it has received over its "skinny display mannequins"‚ claiming that "these bodies are built to global or universal specifications".

By Sefiso Hlongwane 13 hours ago

Win the build of an online store for your business with Emerce Commerce
Win the build of an online store for your business with Emerce Commerce

Leading omni-channel and online retail specialists, Emerce Commerce has launched a competition in which one business will win the build of an online store, an opportunity for any SME selling physical products to take their business to the next level.

19 Jul 2016