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
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
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
1 Oct 2014 11:41
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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