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The Glenlivet hits the number one spot
The Glenlivet hits the number one spot

IWSR 2014 figures have revealed that The Glenlivet is now the world's largest single malt Scotch whisky brand by volume.

2 Sep 2015 14:48

Local food masters combine for auction lunch
Local food masters combine for auction lunch

Four local 'food masters' have combined their respective culinary talents to create a fascinating lunch menu for guests attending the Nederburg Auction on 11 and 12 September, which perfectly expresses this year's event theme: Beyond. Paired with top-tier wines from Nederburg, guests can expect to experience cuisine that conveys the best of South Africa's local food scene.

2 Sep 2015 14:36



Can green cleaning achieve hygienic results?
Can green cleaning achieve hygienic results?

According to an article entitled The New Cleaning Motto, the professional cleaning industry's approach to cleaning should rank people's health first on its list of priorities, followed by environmental protection and, lastly, appearance. The author, Dawn Shoemaker, cautions against losing sight of the importance of human health in the drive for environmental protection.

2 Sep 2015 14:26

Franchisee funding model agreement extended
Franchisee funding model agreement extended

Taste Holdings, Nedbank and Brimstone Investment have announced the renewal of their partnership, Sisonke, which offers funding to potential franchisees that have the ability but lack the start-up capital to open a franchise. This funding model has been extended for a further two years, and whereas in the previous agreement funding was exclusively available to qualifying franchisees of The Fish & Chip Co., the offer now extends to qualifying franchisees of Zebro's Chicken as well.

2 Sep 2015 14:06

Rainbow Farms and TSB help lift RCL Foods earnings
Rainbow Farms and TSB help lift RCL Foods earnings

RCL Foods bounced back in the year ended June, reporting headline earnings from continuing operations of R964m from a loss of R333m last year.

2 Sep 2015 12:03

Service with a smile: how a simple gesture could influence customer decision-making
Service with a smile: how a simple gesture could influence customer decision-making

It's often easy to be in a state of negativity bias; simply reading the news can often be disheartening. However, there is great business sense in turning that frown upside down...

By Brandon Bester 2 Sep 2015 12:00

Pop-up Habitat for V&A Waterfront
Pop-up Habitat for V&A Waterfront

Furniture, home and lifestyle brand Habitat is to open its first pop-up store at the V&A Waterfront, Cape Town on 20 October 2015. The new pop-up shop will offer a limited selection of Habitat's decorative home accessories, furniture, tabletop and gifting.

2 Sep 2015 11:49

Call to enter Butlers Bartender Challenge
Call to enter Butlers Bartender Challenge

Butlers is calling for entries to its challenge, in which bartenders are asked to enter six consecutive challenges showing off various skills, including personal service style, innovation and building a signature cocktail, to stand the chance to compete in the live final to be held in Joburg on 9 December 2015.

2 Sep 2015 11:11

Coders that offer it all - Pyrotec
Coders that offer it all

Choosing the right coding solution for your business is no small task. There are so many factors to take into consideration, from total cost of ownership to whether the machine's environmental credentials are in line with your company values.

Issued by Pyrotec 2 Sep 2015 09:40

[NewsMaker] Claude Hanan
[NewsMaker] Claude Hanan

Claude Hanan is the co-founder of Superbalist.com along with Luke Jedeiken. Superbalist, formerly Citymob, is an online shopping style destination which was acquired by Takealot.com a year ago. They also created the Superbalist 100 which celebrates 100 young South Africans helping to shape SA youth culture across the creative spectrum, from musicians, artists, creatives, digital strategists, designers and photographers.".

By Louise Marsland 2 Sep 2015 09:35

2015 Galliova Awards announces judges
2015 Galliova Awards announces judges

The Galliova Food and Health Writers' Awards' organisers have secured a judging panel of foodie personalities that not only represent a cross-section of vibrant local cultures, but also have first-hand experience of five-star food journalism...

2 Sep 2015 08:50

Sunday Times Top Brands Conference, Top Brands Awards announced
Sunday Times Top Brands Conference, Top Brands Awards announced

The second annual Top Brands Conference, hosted by Times Media Events, in association with the Sunday Times was held in Sandton earlier this week. This was followed by the Sunday Times Top Brands Awards...

28 Aug 2015 07:44

Burger King's cheap shot
Burger King's cheap shot

Hello keyboard terrorists.

By Erik de Jager & Cole Matthews 27 Aug 2015 15:20