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Don't overlook the mobile searcher

Forty-five percent of mobile searches are "goal-oriented," and are done with an eye to accumulating information to make a decision or purchase in the near term. The mobile search is an important indicator of buying intent. It increasingly is becoming part of the "last mile," meaning a searcher who goes to mobile to seek out information typically is close to pulling the trigger on an action.

By Erika Morphy 23 Apr 2014 16:27

Simba potato chips now in strip pack

Simba has launched its first potato chip strip pack to answer the market's need for added convenience and choice in the snack aisle.

23 Apr 2014 16:11

Tiger Wheel & Tyre cautions motorists to avoid the pitfalls of potholes

Heavy rainfall and widespread flooding have left a trail of potholes in their wake. While road crews are working frantically to repair the damage across the country, Tiger Wheel & Tyre warns motorists to drive cautiously in affected areas.

Issued by Tiger Wheel & Tyre 23 Apr 2014 13:59

Keeping diners throughout winter

The restaurant industry takes a bit of knock during the colder months, as customers prefer ordering takeaways and eating in the comfort and warmth of their homes. However, if customers are going to a restaurant that boasts a warm and welcoming environment that offers great food and excellent service, it does tend to make their visit much more pleasant and more frequent.

By Shaazia Bhika 23 Apr 2014 10:43

Poultry producers about to rebound

The poultry sector could start to emerge from an extended downturn in the second half of this year‚ making it one to watch for analysts and fund managers.

By Nick Hedley 23 Apr 2014 10:29

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 87: How mobile technology can boost sales for retailers

Join Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show host Warren Harding (@bizWazza) every Thursday from 9am-10am from the 2oceansVibe Radio. This week we chat to GLOO (@GLOOniverse) founder and CEO, Pete Case, as well as Duncan Wares, Executive Creative Director of full-service agency Hg80 (@_Hg80). [twitterfall]

23 Apr 2014 10:28

Cape Cooperage extends barrel sponsorship to CWG protégés

The current second-year Cape Winemakers Guild (CWG) protégés will again be able to make their own wines, as Cape Cooperage Group has extended its sponsorship of French oak barrels for another three years. Other annual sponsors supporting this initiative are Consol Glass, Amorim Cork and CDS Vintec that donate the bottles, corks and capsules for the protégé wines.

23 Apr 2014 10:22

Santam wants to unwind international division

South Africa's largest short-term insurer‚ Santam‚ said last week it was looking to unwind its Europe-focused international division.

By Phakamisa Ndzamela 23 Apr 2014 10:07

February goods transported by land decreases 4.4% y/y

The volume of goods transported (payload) decreased by 4.4% year-on-year (y/y) in February 2014.

23 Apr 2014 08:32

Retailers raise R3m for rhino conservation

As the enabler of the Adopt So Our Rhino Don't Die campaign, Bavaria Brewery initiated the historic fund-raising collaboration between Woolworths, Spar, Massmart, Pick 'n Pay and divisions of the Shoprite Checkers Group.

23 Apr 2014 06:53

February food, beverage industry income up 6.6%

Total income generated by the food and beverages industry rose by 6.6% to R3.5bn in February 2014 compared with the same month in 2013‚ supported by a strong growth in income from food and bar sales‚ Statistics SA figures showed on Tuesday, 22 April 2014.

22 Apr 2014 15:58

Roads death toll similar to previous years

Despite reports that scores of people died on the roads over the Easter weekend, the number of fatalities was probably nothing out of the ordinary.

22 Apr 2014 09:17

Townships are the new black

The township is no longer a foreign land far away and its story is no longer one of the haves and have-nots.

By Danette Breitenbach 16 Apr 2014 06:46