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Woolies to replace all sweet confectionery with healthy options at checkout
Woolies to replace all sweet confectionery with healthy options at checkout

Woolworths has just announced its decision to remove all sweets and chocolates from its checkout aisles...

28 Aug 2015 13:40

Major DHL investment in sub-Saharan Africa
Major DHL investment in sub-Saharan Africa

Frank Appel, the CEO of Deutsche Post DHL Group, visited South Africa and Nigeria this week to demonstrate the importance of emerging markets to the group's strategy...

28 Aug 2015 10:00



Weak sub-Saharan markets hurt Massmart's interim earnings
Weak sub-Saharan markets hurt Massmart's interim earnings

Walmart-owned Massmart (MSM) on Thursday painted a bleak picture of the South African economy and said it expected trading conditions to remain constrained going into the second half of its financial year...

By Colleen Goko 28 Aug 2015 09:45

SA July PPI 3.3% y/y vs 3.7% y/y in June
SA July PPI 3.3% y/y vs 3.7% y/y in June

Producer inflation for final manufactured goods was 3.3% year-on-year in July, decreasing marginally from the 3.7% year-on-year rise recorded in June, Statistics SA data showed on Thursday...

28 Aug 2015 09:30

Italtile FY trading profit up 21% to R905m
Italtile FY trading profit up 21% to R905m

Italtile (ITE) on Thursday reported a 21% rise in trading profit to R905m in the year to June from a year ago...

28 Aug 2015 09:15

Sunday Times Top Brands Conference, Top Brands Awards announced
Sunday Times Top Brands Conference, Top Brands Awards announced

The second annual Top Brands Conference, hosted by Times Media Events, in association with the Sunday Times was held in Sandton earlier this week. This was followed by the Sunday Times Top Brands Awards...

28 Aug 2015 07:44

Burger King's cheap shot
Burger King's cheap shot

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By Erik de Jager & Cole Matthews 27 Aug 2015 15:20

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 146: Global insights from Effective Measure CEO
[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 146: Global insights from Effective Measure CEO

On Thursday, 27 August 2015, Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show host Warren Harding (@bizWazza) was joined by Graham Plant, CEO of Effective Measure (@e_measure), who is visiting South African clients, publishers and agencies this week from Australia.

27 Aug 2015 11:40

[SA Innovation Summit] Reimagining the future
[SA Innovation Summit] Reimagining the future

"It ain't about us, it's about creating a space for our children to flourish. We have a responsibility to the future," says Gavin Mageni, Head of the SABS Design Institute (@SABS_Design).

By Nicci Botha 27 Aug 2015 11:29

Local retailers need to up their game
Local retailers need to up their game

Thursday, 20 August, saw the grand opening of one of the world's oldest toy shops, Hamleys, right here in Gauteng at the Greenstone Mall, Edenvale...

By Dave Nemeth 27 Aug 2015 11:25

'Strong results' announced by Woolworths Holdings
'Strong results' announced by Woolworths Holdings

Woolworths Holdings (WHL) has announced results for the year ended 28 June 2015, including David Jones for the first time. Group sales (including concession sales) increased by 54.9%, and by 12.0% excluding David Jones. This was a strong result with good market share gains in both South Africa and Australia. Adjusted profit before tax increased by 20.5% and adjusted headline earnings increased by 24.3%. Adjusted headline earnings per share grew by 10.4%.

27 Aug 2015 11:10

CEO says Apple growth still 'strong' in China
CEO says Apple growth still 'strong' in China

NEW YORK - Apple is still seeing "strong growth" in China despite fears about an economic slowdown which have sparked a global market rout, chief executive Tim Cook said on Monday...

25 Aug 2015 08:30

Mall to be built in KZN
Mall to be built in KZN

PRETORIA: Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has announced that international property investor, Investec Property, will build a 85,000m2 shopping centre at the Cornubia housing project in KwaZulu-Natal.

24 Aug 2015 10:43