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Kellogg's maintenance hits breakfast tables

Fewer South Africans got it all this morning as maintenance work at Kellogg's SA's plant has halted the production of All-Bran Flakes - and it is unlikely to resume soon.

23 Jul 2014 14:42

CCDI members reap awards

Jaqueline Burge of Rarity Handbags has won Entrepreneur of the Year at the Businesswomen's Association of South Africa (BWASA) Western Cape Regional Achiever Awards.

23 Jul 2014 14:28

SA slow to adopt online shopping, with logistics a problem

In South Africa, buying food and beverages as well as clothes online continues to lag behind global norms, an Ernst & Young (EY) survey revealed yesterday, 22 July 2014.

23 Jul 2014 14:12

Lima Bean revitalises Wellness Warehouse's online experience

A mere five years after its establishment in 2007, Wellness Warehouse had carved such a powerful niche in the South African market that a bigger, better and more user-friendly website was required to match the brand's flourishing status as the country's leading health and wellness retailer.

Issued by Lima Bean 23 Jul 2014 13:08

Africa's first focused trade fair for furniture, décor and design has launched

On 10 July, the doors seamlessly opened to what promises to continue to be the most important decor, furniture and retail event on the African continent. This was the inaugural Inspire Trade Expo, which ran until 12 July 2014 and was the brainchild of expo genius Rina Fortmann, who was not only a director of SARCDA for many years, but who also chaired EXSA (Exhibition Association Of Southern Africa). This show was a properly controlled trade show where every single visitor had to pass a host of stringent criteria in order to be allowed access, due to the focus being on quality trade visitors instead of thousands of consumers.

Issued by Inspire Trade Exhibition 23 Jul 2014 12:33

AbaThembu King wants Mthatha land

Controversial AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo has lodged a claim for the land on which Mthatha is built despite it already being the subject of a claim by the Zimbane Development Trust.

23 Jul 2014 10:00

Craft beer - for the haves and the Germans

There is a rather interesting development that caught my attention recently. No, the micro beer industry is not new, however its nascent ubiquity in Cape Town city is...

By Owen Mbundu 22 Jul 2014 06:55

NAPM calls for elimination of VAT on life saving medicines

The National Association of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers (NAPM) has proposed a zero Value Added Tax (VAT) rating on medicines in its submission to the Davis Tax Committee, tasked with assessing the country's tax policy framework and its role in supporting the objectives of inclusive growth, employment, development and fiscal sustainability in South Africa.

21 Jul 2014 08:54

Consumer Science lands in SA

With emerging markets key to the growth strategy and investments that need to take place in the Middle East and African Region, Mondelez International has opened a new Sensory Laboratory in South Africa - the first in the EEMEA region. The global head of Consumer Sciences at Mondelez International, Marcia Young, was in South Africa for the opening. I caught up with her.

By Danette Breitenbach 18 Jul 2014 13:22

Dogs can get their love and Epol

Martin & Martin has re-introduced Epol dry dog food to South African dog owners.

18 Jul 2014 11:56

The Queen - fit for a king

When you're staying in the land's third oldest hotel you expect to see cracks showing and the plaster crumbling from the walls.

By Brian Berkman 18 Jul 2014 09:00

Businesses have to adapt to survive constantly changing retail landscape

Businesses have to adapt to survive a constantly changing landscape. Certainly, in the mall marketing industry, budgets have shrunk but client's demands are higher than ever.

By Stuart HIll 17 Jul 2014 15:12

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 98: Fast Company SA, The Lean Startup methodology and Brad Sugar

This week on the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show, which is bursting at the seams with guests, we host Brad Sugars, Founder of Action Coach Worldwide, as well as Daniel Marcus, CEO of Living Your Brand and Robbie Stammers about Fast Company magazine. Join show host Warren Harding every Thursday from 9am-10am from the 2oceansVibe Radio studios. [twitterfall]

16 Jul 2014 10:03