Relying on imports to feed the nation
Relying on imports to feed the nation

The World Meteorological Organisation has referred to the ongoing El Niño as the strongest experienced in 15 years. Responsible for heavy rains in South America and forest fires in Indonesia, it has resulted in far below-average rainfall, and very high temperatures in Southern Africa adversely affecting agriculture in the region.

By Sindy Peters 4 Feb 2016 07:21

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Burger King commits to cage-free eggs

Burger King has committed to switching to 100 percent cage-free eggs, eliminating eggs produced by hens confined in cages from its egg supply chain.

3 Feb 2016 09:51

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#DesignMonth: Adrian Morris on designing localised experiences

Having executed several projects in Ghana, Mauritius, the Seychelles and Australia - where it will be opening an office in April, specialist retail and hospitality design agency Design Partnership (DP) has shifted its focus from predominantly local business to service exports.

By Jessica Taylor 3 Feb 2016 08:15

Game, set, Brand Match!
Game, set, Brand Match!

Adrian Naude, Pick n Pay's marketing director, explains just how Brand Match fulfils Pick n Pay's commitment to saving customers time and money and why John Robbie was selected as a specific ambassador in this regard, given carte blanche in investigating the efficacy of the promise...

By Leigh Andrews 2 Feb 2016 06:00

Laine Barnard
The story of the African consumer

Trying to define the average African consumer is near impossible. Tastes and shopping habits are unique to each country, with differences found between regions and even cities within a country.

By Laine Barnard 3 Jun 2014 08:59

Breathing life back into the streets
Breathing life back into the streets

A2B Transformation movement is taking the theory and putting it in to practice. Re: vive is an A2B initiative focused on creating sustainable long-term development for previously disadvantaged individuals.

11 Jul 2013 08:56

Time Square for Menlyn Maine
Time Square for Menlyn Maine

Sun International on Tuesday (9 July) announced plans to create a new R3bn urban entertainment destination at Menlyn in Tshwane's eastern suburbs.

11 Jul 2013 08:34

Poynting buys Aucom for R49.5m
Poynting buys Aucom for R49.5m

Listed manufacturing company Poynting Holdings said on Wednesday (10 July) it had entered into an agreement to buy privately owned African Union Communications (Aucom) for R49.5m.

By Thabiso Mochiko 11 Jul 2013 08:13

Retail banking confidence drops sharply
Retail banking confidence drops sharply

SA's retail banking confidence weakened in the second quarter, according to a survey by professional services firm Ernst & Young (now called EY).

11 Jul 2013 07:17

SA conferences, events and exhibitions book out now
SA conferences, events and exhibitions book out now

Edge Learning Media has released the 'Conference & Events Management textbook', a South African guide for both colleges lecturing in events management and for people in the industry needing a quick reference book.

11 Jul 2013 05:26

Branson, Clinton, Dalai Lama support Mandela Day
Branson, Clinton, Dalai Lama support Mandela Day

The Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory recently released a video in which the likes of Richard Branson, Bill Clinton, Archbishop Desmond Tutu and the Dalai Lama encourage the world to support Mandela Day on 18 July 2013.

10 Jul 2013 14:29

New Series: Get in the Zone with MWEB Entrepreneur
New Series: Get in the Zone with MWEB Entrepreneur

In this great new series MWEB and Bizcommunity.com are bringing you the best of South Africa's entrepreneurs... the challenges they faced, how they met - and beat those challenges. (Videos)

10 Jul 2013 13:30

Reduce your packaging footprint while increasing product visibility - Pyrotec
Reduce your packaging footprint while increasing product visibility

Source reduction refers to activities that reduce the volume or toxicity of waste generated, including the design and manufacture of products with minimal toxic content, low volume of material or a longer useful life. It is becoming an increased focus for brands that need to be conscious of their environmental footprint, and as a result greater emphasis is placed on the reduction of packaging material within the retail environment.

Issued by Pyrotec 10 Jul 2013 12:49

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