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Hammerson, 'a solid bet for future returns'

Hammerson, which is the largest property stock on the JSE, is considered by analysts as one of the most undervalued stocks with significant upside potential.

2 days ago

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McDonald's reports higher earnings on strong US, China

NEW YORK, United States - McDonald's reported higher first-quarter earnings Tuesday on better performance in key regions, including the United States and China.

2 days ago

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Manufacturing Indaba back in June

The Manufacturing Indaba will be held at Emperors Palace, Ekurhuleni from 27-28 June 2017.

2 days ago

Fabiani, Woolworths, H&M, Miladys, Markham, Cotton On, Mr Price score well on customer-centricity
Fabiani, Woolworths, H&M, Miladys, Markham, Cotton On, Mr Price score well on customer-centricity

A recent survey, conducted by dunnhumby, the ‘Customer-Centricity Index' (CCI) reveals that South Africa's most successful apparel retailers are those with a high focus on ‘customer-centricity'. The local retailers that scored the highest on their overall customer-centricity score include Fabiani, Woolworths, H&M, Miladys, Markham, Cotton On and Mr Price.

2 days ago

Making sneakers sustainable with the ‘Shoetopia' project
Making sneakers sustainable with the ‘Shoetopia' project

As 3D printing and its resulting products become increasingly ubiquitous in modern design practices, industries of varying natures are utilising the technique in more inventive ways. Demonstrating the versatility of the practice, two Polish students from the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw, Zuzanna Gronowicz and Barbara Motylinska, have developed a prototype: a 3D-printed shoe made of eco-friendly materials. Called the ‘Shoetopia' project, the biodegradable sneaker could have massive implications for the fashion industry's sustainability struggle.

By Lindsay Samson 2 days ago

Uber sets 'Uber Elevate' launch for 2020
Uber sets 'Uber Elevate' launch for 2020

SAN FRANCISCO, US: Uber wants to launch a system of flying cars to move people around cities, with a goal of putting demonstration projects in place by 2020.

3 days ago

What Wi-Fi-as-a-service means for fast food, retail sectors
What Wi-Fi-as-a-service means for fast food, retail sectors

Wi-Fi is no longer just a conduit to connect to the internet. If used properly, it is a connection to the world and all of the opportunities it holds. As the South African business IT landscape moves away from outdated 20th-century tech, an increased focus is placed on the internet of things (IoT).

3 days ago

Distell tops up with Cruz vodka
Distell tops up with Cruz vodka

Distell has topped up its booze portfolio with a dash of vodka through the purchase of a 75% shareholding in a company that owns the global rights to Cruz Vodka.

26 Apr 2017

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Puma ups forecast after sales leap in first quarter

FRANKFURT, Germany - German sportswear maker Puma said Tuesday it set a new quarterly record for sales between January and March, springing over the €1bn-barrier and upping its forecasts for the year.

26 Apr 2017

Rebosis on the defensive to ride out storm
Rebosis on the defensive to ride out storm

Retail-focused real estate investment trust Rebosis Property Fund is well positioned to excel in a low-growth economy, says its chief operating officer Andile Mazwai.

By Alistair Anderson 26 Apr 2017

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Slave Route Challenge 2017 hydrated by Coca-Cola Peninsula Beverages

Runners and walkers in the 2017 Slave Route Challenge, a significant athletics race around Cape Town, will be hydrated along the half marathon, 10km and 5km routes by Coca-Cola Peninsula Beverages (CCPB).

26 Apr 2017

Leonardo Paez and Max Knox, sponsored by Kansai Plascon, finished fourth in the Cape Epic.
Repainting the local sponsorship picture with Kansai Plascon

Kansai Plascon, better known as Plascon to most, sponsored a duo for the Absa Cape Epic. Their corporate and digital communication specialist Zurita Moore explains why and how this ties into the brand's new positioning: ‘designed for life'.

By Leigh Andrews 25 Apr 2017

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Two new African acquisitions give Mara Delta solid footing

Pan-African property income fund Mara Delta has enjoyed a strong nine months to March, completing key acquisitions in Mauritius and Mozambique.

By Alistair Anderson 25 Apr 2017