#FreshTech: SanDisk launches second-generation iXpand Flash Drive
#FreshTech: SanDisk launches second-generation iXpand Flash Drive

SanDisk Corporation has launched the next-generation iXpand Flash Drive, a mobile storage device designed to help users quickly and easily free up space on their iPhone and iPad with up to 128GB of additional capacity.

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Monster truck stunt in Boksburg Burger King promotion
Monster truck stunt in Boksburg Burger King promotion

A monster truck on the rampage stunned guests at the East Rand Galleria Mall last week, when it crushed two vehicles parked just outside a Burger King restaurant, but what initially seemed like a massive accident turned out to be a stunt pulled off by the burger company to promote its biggest 100% beefburger- the Big King XXL.

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Tiger Brands' profit jumps on turnover growth
Tiger Brands' profit jumps on turnover growth

Tiger Brands reported a 44% jump in interim after tax profit to R1.7bn on 9% growth in turnover to R15.9bn.

By Robert Laing 47 minutes ago

Grohe launches CoolTouch technologies
Grohe launches CoolTouch technologies

Grohe has put an end to the irritation of scalding hot bath or shower taps by introducing Grohe CoolTouch technologies, which house the entire thermostat to ensure the surface remains at the desired temperature.

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Building smarter, better malls
Building smarter, better malls

Since The Mall of Africa, South Africa's biggest single-phase shopping mall development, opened its doors on 28 April, it has dominated social media chat lately, as much for its promise as its problems. Is it the mall built for the future like some say? My colleagues who have been brave enough to venture forth tell me that it is well-designed, but otherwise unremarkable from an innovation perspective.

By Lee Naik 1 hour ago

Rhodes Food H1 net profit jumps 89.2% to R110m
Rhodes Food H1 net profit jumps 89.2% to R110m

A string of acquisitions since Rhodes Foods (RFG) listed on the JSE in October 2014 helped its interim revenue jump 53.5% to R2bn, the company reported on Monday. After tax profit in the six months to end-March was up 89.2% to R110m.

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[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 175: Agency focus with Havas Boondoggle
[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 175: Agency focus with Havas Boondoggle

On the next Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show on Thursday, 26 May 2016, from 9-10am, show host Warren Harding look at creative service agency Havas Boondoggle (@boondoggleza).

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Pioneer Foods has sufficient scope to enhance efficiencies

In an interview with Business Day TV conducted on Monday, Phil Roux, CEO of Pioneer Foods, speaks about the company's half-year results, which showed a strong rise in profits despite a tough trading environment.

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Ascendis Health acquires two companies in Europe
Ascendis Health acquires two companies in Europe

Ascendis Health announced two acquisitions in Europe on Tuesday. The group is buying Cyprus-based pharmaceutical company Remedica for up to 335-million euros and sports nutrition company Scitec for €170m.

By BDpro Staff Writer 2 hours ago

Intra-regional trade is the key to boosting economic growth in Africa, says Maersk executive
Intra-regional trade is the key to boosting economic growth in Africa, says Maersk executive

Despite the untapped opportunities that exist on the continent, trade between various African countries is still largely restricted as a result of various regulation barriers and a lack of supporting infrastructure and scale, according to Matthew Conroy, trade manager of Maersk Line South Africa, who says that increasing the production of manufactured goods on the African continent and the further standardisation of trade regulations are both the key to improving inter-regional trade.

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Kayoola Solar Bus
#AfricaMonth: Driving Ugandan vehicle manufacturing

Kiira Motors Corporation (KMC) is a presidential initiative for automotive manufacturing in Uganda. The company has three successful vehicle prototypes under its belt, including Africa's first solar bus, and has now set itself the mammoth goal to begin the local manufacturing of proudly Ugandan commercial vehicles.

By Lauren Hartzenberg 3 hours ago

Nederburg's Eminence wins international award
Nederburg's Eminence wins international award

Nederburg's natural sweet wine Eminence has won a trophy at the International Wine Challenge in London. The 2012 vintage is sourced from 27-year-old Muscat de Frontignan vines.

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The Chewbacca mask and the power of social media in retail
The Chewbacca mask and the power of social media in retail

Social media often doesn't live up to the hype. But it can be retail brand building - and sales - gold. Just look at the case of the Chewbacca mask that Candace Payne bought from Kohl's last week. What can South African marketers learn from it?

By Sarah Britten 5 hours ago