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Bay businesses cater for big demand
Bay businesses cater for big demand

From restaurants to butcheries to pharmacies, Nelson Mandela Bay businesses have embraced the Banting diet with enthusiasm.

By Thulani Gqirana 1 Oct 2014 15:43

Identifying, managing business continuity risks in retail
Identifying, managing business continuity risks in retail

All businesses need to have business continuity plans in place to avoid risks and minimise disaster, but as retail is fast moving, intensively competitive with increasingly demanding customers, the inability to do business can quickly damage a retailer.

By Grant Minnaar 1 Oct 2014 14:55

Global milk demand to outstrip supply over next decade
Global milk demand to outstrip supply over next decade

For the first time, the global demand for milk is set to overtake the available supply over the next decade. Milk supply is expected to lag demand by 2017, predominantly due to growth from Asia and Africa.

1 Oct 2014 14:08

Pressing financial problems for SA Express, SAA
Pressing financial problems for SA Express, SAA

State-owned airline South African Express Airways is in an "extremely difficult financial position" and requires government financial assistance to prepare its 2013/14 annual financial statements Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown told Parliament.

By Linda Ensor 1 Oct 2014 12:00

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 107: IMC Conference Johannesburg 2014
[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 107: IMC Conference Johannesburg 2014

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show, Thursday, 2 October, from 9am-10am as show host Warren Harding chats to Narayan Murthy about the IMC Conference. [twitterfall]

1 Oct 2014 11:41

Amarula birthday bash continues until December
Amarula birthday bash continues until December

In celebration of its 25 years as a brand, Amarula Cream is running a consumer cash back reward as a national birthday campaign, from October till December 2014, backed by extensive TV, radio and print advertising, as well as an extended digital presence. The drive also includes a host of retail, on-consumption and online promotions and competitions.

1 Oct 2014 11:27

Amorim Cap Classique Challenge results
Amorim Cap Classique Challenge results

The Domaine des Dieux Claudia Brut MCC 2009, a blend of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, has won the category for Best Brut Blend and Best Producer in the 2014 Amorim Cap Classique Challenge.

1 Oct 2014 11:23

Trade partnerships within African continent vital for growth
Trade partnerships within African continent vital for growth

More emphasis needs to be placed on trade partnerships between African countries to drive seamless intra-Africa trade, despite the growing number of international trade agreements such as AGOA (African Growth and Opportunity Act) and the recently announced Economic Partnership Agreement between European Union and Southern Africa.

By Charles Brewer 1 Oct 2014 10:28

Suppliers benefit from Woolworths partnership deal
Suppliers benefit from Woolworths partnership deal

A partnership between Woolworths, the UK Department for International Development (DFID) and the National Business Initiative (NBI) will result in the retailer's suppliers receiving free energy advice and assessments.

1 Oct 2014 09:54

Q&A with Chris Viljoen of Spree
Q&A with Chris Viljoen of Spree

Chris Viljoen, fashion Director of Spree chats about new Spree Boutique and his trend forecast for the Summer/Spring collections.

1 Oct 2014 09:44

Productivity still not where it needs to be
Productivity still not where it needs to be

South Africa's productivity levels show a mixed bag of performances in various key industrial sectors of the economy based on statistics released by Productivity SA.

1 Oct 2014 09:09

Trends from CPA complaints to consumer ombudsman
Trends from CPA complaints to consumer ombudsman

Reviewing the complaints brought to the Consumer Goods and Services Ombudsman (CGSO) indicates that the South African public is coming to terms with its rights under the Consumer Protection Act (CPA) and how consumer protection regulations are being put into action.

26 Sep 2014 12:27

State asks private companies to donate to an Ebola fund
State asks private companies to donate to an Ebola fund

The Department of Health has appealed to the country's private sector to donate to the Ebola Response Fund to assist the countries affected by the virus.

26 Sep 2014 08:26