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Aca Joe owner placed under liquidation
Aca Joe owner placed under liquidation

The Platinum Group, which owns clothing brands Aca Joe, Hilton Weiner and Jenni Button, has been placed under liquidation...

3 Aug 2015 13:35

The King of UK grocers on the 'retail revolution'
The King of UK grocers on the 'retail revolution'

Justin King, former CEO of Sainsbury's (currently non-executive director of Staples) and having previously worked for retail juggernauts M&S, Asda, Haagen Dazs, Pepsi, and Mars in a 30-year career spanning FMCG and grocery retailing, has been confirmed as a keynote speaker at the PMA Fresh Connections Conference and Expo 2015 taking place on 12-13 August, where he will provide insight into the 'retail revolution'.

By Jessica Taylor 3 Aug 2015 11:40



Avon wins awards for CSR programmes
Avon wins awards for CSR programmes

Avon was awarded two DSA Vision for Tomorrow Awards for its Corporate Social Responsibility programmes recently at the annual DSA Awards. The awards were presented for the company's iThemba Crusade of Hope breast cancer education and awareness programme as well as its Speak Out against Domestic Violence initiative...

3 Aug 2015 11:00

Buy Suzelle DIY items on Gumtree
Buy Suzelle DIY items on Gumtree

From 30 July to 12 August, Suzelle DIY fans will be able to get their hands on an authentic collection of items exclusively from Gumtree. Buyers will be required to motivate why they are most deserving of the coveted item before Suzelle herself selects the lucky new owners of her goods, currently for sale at www.gumtreediy.co.za.

3 Aug 2015 10:00

An Agile approach in the banking sector: key to bridging the gap with millennials
An Agile approach in the banking sector: key to bridging the gap with millennials

Adopting an agile approach to software development can greatly assist banks to transition to new products and services in a digital era, enabling them to remain competitive and relevant in an increasingly challenging landscape. The emerging generation collectively referred to as 'the millennials' is growing up and entering the consumer landscape. Banks are contending with new millennial needs and requirements whilst concurrently having to keep abreast of various digital players that are starting to offer services to their markets.

By Shailendra Singh 3 Aug 2015 08:16

Sunfoil is SA's favourite cooking oil
Sunfoil is SA's favourite cooking oil

Sunfoil, the Willowton Group's sunflower oil brand, was named category winner at the 2015/16 Icon Brand Awards recently...

3 Aug 2015 07:00

Novare SA Terroir awards Groot Constantia
Novare SA Terroir awards Groot Constantia

Groot Constantia racked up awards for it's 2013 Merlot, 2012 Grand Constance, 2013 Shiraz and 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon at the recent 2015 Novare SA Terroir Awards.

31 Jul 2015 14:12

E-commerce may create 50,000 jobs in Nigeria
E-commerce may create 50,000 jobs in Nigeria

As e-commerce expands aggressively across Nigeria, the sector may help create over 50,000 jobs within the country in two to three years, according to the MD of Kaymu.com.ng Evangeline Wiles...

31 Jul 2015 14:10

Food & Hospitality Africa and SAA enter partnership
Food & Hospitality Africa and SAA enter partnership

The Food & Hospitality Africa in 2016 expo has partnered with SAA to offer discounts on local and international flights to and from the show, which will take place at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand from 3 to 5 May 2016...

31 Jul 2015 12:30

Exciting new offerings at Eastgate
Exciting new offerings at Eastgate

The Eastgate Shopping Centre is currently undergoing considerable construction work as the centre progresses through its refurbishment and international brands and some really big new offerings are on the cards...

31 Jul 2015 11:10

[CEM Africa Summit] Social customer engagement as a social business enabler
[CEM Africa Summit] Social customer engagement as a social business enabler

If 'social engagement' sounds more like drinks after work than a key component of marketing in today's hyper-connected world, chances are you weren't at last week's CEM Africa Summit...

By Leigh Andrews 29 Jul 2015 06:00

South African retailers are missing massive profit opportunities - Chris Moerdyk
South African retailers are missing massive profit opportunities

Not only is retail advertising generally inefficient in South Africa but the majority of the big chains are missing out on profit opportunities by letting customers leave their stores unhappy.

Issued by Chris Moerdyk 28 Jul 2015 12:02

[CEM Africa Summit] Employee satisfaction = customer satisfaction
[CEM Africa Summit] Employee satisfaction = customer satisfaction

The second day of the Customer Experience Management (CEM) Africa workshop kicked off with moderator Jordan Gray talking about delighting customers and streamlining workflow...

By Leigh Andrews 28 Jul 2015 06:00