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UFS Chef of the Year finalists ready for showdown
UFS Chef of the Year finalists ready for showdown

The finalists in 2014 Unilever Food Solutions Chef of the Year are ready for the showdown cook-off on Thursday 11 September 2014 at the Unilever head office in Durban, following the regional competitions in Durban, Johannesburg and Cape Town.

21 Aug 2014 14:08

South African shoppers still love shopping at centres
South African shoppers still love shopping at centres

Broll Property Group launched its Retail Consumer Survey 2014 at the 18th Annual Congress of the South Council of Shopping Centres in Cape Town yesterday. The survey reveals that apart from clean and safe shopping centres, South African consumers want an overall experience of visiting the shopping destination and many still prefer to visit a shop to do their shopping.

21 Aug 2014 11:38

Fab4Less.co.za offers online ethnic hair products
Fab4Less.co.za offers online ethnic hair products

A newly launched website, Fab4Less.co.za, offers ethnic hair products at a discount, giving its members up to 60% off wigs, weaves and hair care essentials.

21 Aug 2014 11:31

Transpaco continues to feel strike effects
Transpaco continues to feel strike effects

Packaging group Transpaco said it expects the tough trading environment in the plastics and metal sector to continue "for a while" following a recent national strike.

21 Aug 2014 10:52

Loyalty programmes can assist SMMES reduce costs
Loyalty programmes can assist SMMES reduce costs

Over the last decade, loyalty programmes became a norm in South Africa and these are among the most useful solutions to help SMMEs curb the cost of month-to-month variable expenses, such as stationery supplies, travel costs and many other necessities.

By Sanjeev Orie 21 Aug 2014 10:34

Sanral rejects Cape Town's bid to halt toll roads
Sanral rejects Cape Town's bid to halt toll roads

The South African National Roads Agency (Sanral) believes its jurisdiction over the proclaimed national road network trumps the Cape Town city council's wish that the Winelands toll road project on the N1 and N2 be halted.

By Linda Ensor 21 Aug 2014 10:07

Blue Label Telecoms revenue up to R19.4bn
Blue Label Telecoms revenue up to R19.4bn

Mobile telecommunications and payments specialist Blue Label Telecoms reported increased headline earnings per share (HEPS) of 67.98 cents a share for the year to May or revenue that was up by 2% to R19.4bn.

21 Aug 2014 09:36

A tax of 20% mooted for sugary drinks
A tax of 20% mooted for sugary drinks

A 20% tax on sugar-sweetened drinks could cut the number of obese South Africans by almost a quarter of a million, saving lives and money, local research has found.

20 Aug 2014 11:21

Asia's Ebola fears cause tour cancellations
Asia's Ebola fears cause tour cancellations

The Minister of Communications, Faith Muthambi, says South Africa's tourism sector is not under threat from the Ebola Virus Disease even though a number of Asian visitors have cancelled planned trips to this country

20 Aug 2014 07:03

Food and beverages industry income up in June
Food and beverages industry income up in June

Total income generated by the food and beverages industry in South Africa increased in nominal terms (current prices) by 4.2% year on year (y/y) in June‚ data from Statistics South Africa showed on Monday, 18 August 2014.

18 Aug 2014 15:20

The Blue Train... a trip down luxury lane
The Blue Train... a trip down luxury lane

Table Mountain, Karoo windmills, diamonds from Kimberly and wave-pounded shores of Cape Town are some of the themes of artwork on The Blue Train - the self-anointed window to the soul of South Africa.

By Brian Berkman 18 Aug 2014 12:02

Tyre-recycling businesses protect environment
Tyre-recycling businesses protect environment

A five-year initiative to create a sustainable industry to recycle millions of scrapped tyres every year, is making progress and attracting international interest.

By David Furlonger 18 Aug 2014 11:22

Denel making sustainable profits again
Denel making sustainable profits again

The annual financial results released by state-owned arms manufacturer Denel show that the company has returned to profitability on a sustainable basis‚ group Chief Executive Riaz Saloojee says.

By Linda Ensor 18 Aug 2014 10:23