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Jumia to become Africa's one stop online destination
Jumia to become Africa's one stop online destination

With a new vision, the Africa Internet Group is connecting its companies into Jumia's ecosystem which will give access to products and services from its e-commerce platforms.

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If food labels aren't simple, consumers may ignore them
If food labels aren't simple, consumers may ignore them

Consumers gather information about food from a variety of sources including their families, the media and through education. But another way that they can get the information is through food and nutrition labels. Nutrition labeling refers to the section on food labels that declares nutrient content. This includes a nutrition information table, a list of ingredients, the nutrient content claims made on food labels and any health endorsement logos.

By Nelene Koen 1 day ago

Local Grill in Parktown North named SA's Steakhouse Champion for 2016
Local Grill in Parktown North named SA's Steakhouse Champion for 2016

The Local Grill in Parktown North takes top honours in The Wolftrap Steakhouse Championships for the third time and last year's champion Little Havana in Umhlanga Rocks receives the 2016 Runner-Up award...

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BlackBerry sales fall, losses pile up
BlackBerry sales fall, losses pile up

Blackberry continued bleeding red in the three months ending 31 May, extending a two-year losing streak as the Canadian smartphone maker restructures, according to quarterly financials filed on Thursday.

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Amazon launches upgraded Kindle e-reader
Amazon launches upgraded Kindle e-reader

NEW YORK - Amazon on Wednesday unveiled an upgraded Kindle, aiming to boost its e-reader sales with a thinner, lighter device at a low price.

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#MenlynWinterSale starts tomorrow featuring local DJs' clothing and accessories ranges
#MenlynWinterSale starts tomorrow featuring local DJs' clothing and accessories ranges

Menlyn Park Shopping Centre's annual winter sale will run from 24 June to 31 July, 2016, and will feature pop-up shops showcasing the latest fashion and accessories from top local DJs. There will be prizes to be won, including six shopping experiences with one of the shopping centre's personal shoppers valued at over R10,000.

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Woolworths wins international award for marketing campaign
Woolworths wins international award for marketing campaign

Woolworths has won the Best Marketing Campaign linked to Loyalty at the 2016 International Loyalty Magazine Awards ceremony, which took place in London earlier this week.

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Online car sales platform launches in SA
Online car sales platform launches in SA

Online car sales platform HiCarByeCar has launched in South Africa, promising to source three offers within 48 hours for private individuals trying to sell their car. HiCarByeCar is a car sales platform that gives potential sellers the opportunity to receive the best offers from dealerships in their city, within 48 hours.

By Gabriella Mulligan 2 days ago

Heineken seeks brewers' pledge on fridge space and 'dirty tricks'
Heineken seeks brewers' pledge on fridge space and 'dirty tricks'

Major rival Heineken on Wednesday hit SABMiller and Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) with a slew of conditions it wants the Competition Tribunal to impose on the $108bn merger.

By Fifi Peters 2 days ago

#YouthMonth: Q&A with Palesa Mokubung
#YouthMonth: Q&A with Palesa Mokubung

Award-winning designer and creator of Afro-chic fashion label Mantsho, Palesa Mokubung chats to us for #YouthMonth about her newly opened store, as well as fashion and youth culture in SA.

By Ruth Cooper 2 days ago

Nestlé to offer jobs training to 300,000 African youths
Nestlé to offer jobs training to 300,000 African youths

ABIDJAN - Swiss company Nestlé will offer on-the-job training for 300,000 African youths to offset high unemployment that poses "severe economic and social challenges" for the continent, the company announced on Tuesday.

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Whatiftheworld and Southern Guild introduce new exhibition space
Whatiftheworld and Southern Guild introduce new exhibition space

Art dealers Justin Rhodes and Ashleigh McLean, and design gallerists Trevyn and Julian McGowan have a dynamic new space in Rosebank's Keyes Art Mile precinct of Joburg. The 300m² contemporary exhibition space, in the StudioMAS-designed Trumpet building, is due to open this August and heralds an intriguing partnership between contemporary art gallery Whatiftheworld and collectible-design platform Southern Guild, both firmly established in Cape Town.

3 days ago

Donna Oosthuyse from the JSE; Praxia Nathanael, Gold Brands Investments CEO and chief operating officer, Stylianos Nathanael, at the group’s listing.
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Finch makes a comeback to JSE with Mama Chaka's

Newly listed fast foods franchisor Gold Brands Investments, which owns the Chesanyama brand, has acquired affordable eatery concept Mama Chaka's - heralding an unexpected return to the JSE of food sector entrepreneur Dennis Finch.

By Marc Hasenfuss 21 Jun 2016