The benefits of machine learning for retail
The benefits of machine learning for retail

Machine learning, a type of artificial intelligence powered by large-scale data that provides computers with the ability to learn without being explicitly programmed, will change the face of retail over the next few years.

9 hours ago

How to market to Africa's resilient, ambitious middle class
How to market to Africa's resilient, ambitious middle class

Africa's middle class is more than 100 million strong (excluding South Africa), with a combined monthly spending power of R1.3 trillion. How do you market to this extremely aspirational segment?

By Louise Marsland 1 day ago

The millennial mindset and the future of the shopping mall
The millennial mindset and the future of the shopping mall

Millennials, born between 1980 and 2000, have exceptional trendsetting power and businesses the world over are competing to capture their attention and a share of their wallets.

By Lauren Hartzenberg 18 May 2017

Fashionably conscious: Made in South Africa, it's not just a movement
Fashionably conscious: Made in South Africa, it's not just a movement

A new generation of manufacturing is making local quality clothing. But can their success lead to a revival of ‘Made in South Africa'?

By Cyril Naicker 15 May 2017

TFG (The Foschini Group) increases education investment in Namibia
TFG (The Foschini Group) increases education investment in Namibia

It has been one year since TFG has announced their donation towards SOS Children's Villages Namibia. TFG's N$1,000,000 investment in the SOS Education Empowerment Project aimed to enhance the quality of educational opportunities for socially disadvantaged children towards improved quality of life. This project targeted 250 primary and 400 high school learners which included the following focus areas:

Issued by TFG (The Foschini Group) 5 May 2017

Why Whitey quit
Why Whitey quit

Whitey Basson, arguably SA's greatest retailer, has announced that at the end of this year he would retire from the helm at Shoprite, which he built into an African grocery colossus. He says he is weary and 'gatvol'. The news was somehow not a surprise and it seems clear he is stepping aside in the face of longtime associate Christo Wiese's determination to merge Shoprite with furniture retailer Steinhoff.

By Ann Crotty 4 Nov 2016

Future European food trends - from farm to fork

Future trends in food consumption in Europe, China and the Indian sub-continent could impact on food producing nations such as South Africa.

21 Nov 2007

Transport industry recognises the best of the best
Transport industry recognises the best of the best

More than 300 transport industry captains attended the 2007 “FOCUS on Excellence” awards banquet that took place recently in Midrand. BP Castrol for the second year in a row, was named the Best Supplier of Fuels and Lubricants.

16 Nov 2007

Tobacco agreement terminated

Philip Morris International Inc. and British American Tobacco South Africa has terminated their Chesterfield licence agreement.

12 Oct 2007

Demand for business intelligence technology set to soar

Knowledge is power, and as businesses come to realise the value of business intelligence (BI) and seek to grow the amount and scope of the information they require, so the BI technology market will be driven by commoditization and ubiquity of digital data.

11 Oct 2007

New software program designed to enhance business profitability

South African company Douglasdale Dairy, has conceptualised a software program that is claimed will revolutionise processing and distribution businesses – in a variety of sectors.

4 Oct 2007

Great timing, guaranteed

TNT has announced the launch of its new service portfolio to offer customers an extended range of standardised international and domestic services across the globe. Placing a strong emphasis on morning deliveries, TNT has added two new time-guaranteed services - '10:00 Express' and '12:00 Economy Express' - to the existing ‘9:00 Express' and '12:00 Express'.

12 Sep 2007

eThekweni tracks success

The effectiveness and reliability of the C-track vehicle tracking and fleet management system had been emphasised with the marked reduction of vehicle abuse and the recovery of 12 stolen vehicles of the eThekwini Municipality recently.

6 Sep 2007

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