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Townships are the new black

The township is no longer a foreign land far away and its story is no longer one of the haves and have-nots.

By Danette Breitenbach 16 Apr 2014 06:46

SMS delivers better retail experience

Although customers use their phones in stores for much, from managing shopping lists, browsing for recipes, price comparisons, additional product information and shopping on the go whenever they need to, they remain fickle and retailers need to prioritise mobile over more traditional forms of communication.

By Charles Stretch 15 Apr 2014 10:43

Upgrades keep Metrorail on track

Gauteng Transport MEC Ismail Vadi claims Metrorail is well on its way to becoming the preferred public transport operator in high-volume corridors of the province.

15 Apr 2014 08:40

Woolworths' expansion plan in Africa

In the next two to three years Woolworths is planning to open 15 stores in sub-Saharan Africa, including in Kenya, Mauritius and Namibia, reports Reuters.

14 Apr 2014 11:47

Woolworths to buy Australia's David Jones

Cape Town-based Woolworths is to acquire Australia's second-largest department store chain‚ David Jones‚ for A$2.1bn (R21.4bn).

By Zeenat Moorad 10 Apr 2014 15:03

Exhibitors to cash in on food export trend at Food Hospitality World

The South African Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has confirmed that it will be bringing a contigent of international buyers, mostly from Africa, to the 2014 Food Hospitality World Africa exhibition, 26-28 May 2014 at the CTICC.

Issued by Fiera Milano 10 Apr 2014 13:38

The power of Humanness shown in The Ask Afrika Orange Index

The telecommunications industry has proved its worth in terms of service delivery and has shown a great improvement in the number of delighted customers since 2012 when only 37% were delighted, this increased to 50% being delighted in 2013 and, in addition, customer satisfaction levels have increased. It is important to note that Humanness is highly correlated with overall transactional service experience in the Telecommunications industry.

2 Apr 2014 13:40

Woolworths wins international award for store design

The Woolworths' flagship Waterstone store in Somerset West has won the Grand Prize for Design in the Supermarket/Grocery category awarded by the Association for Retail Environments (ARE) in Las Vegas. An independent panel of respected retail professionals from around the world judges the ARE Design Awards.

1 Apr 2014 10:49

Get dressed up and go to the movies

To reward loyal Edcon account holders, Edgars has formed a strategic alliance with Ster Kinekor to launch the Edgars/Ster-Kinekor Movie Benefit Card.

13 Jul 2007 15:47

Converging media scores a first at Menlyn Park

Media convergence has broken new ground at Menlyn Park Shopping Centre, Pretoria. It has become the first mall in Africa to use mobile technology to communicate with shoppers in a personalized manner.

13 Jul 2007 15:44

June is CHOC-full of Christmas for Cape Town children

June every year is very special for Cape Town's children with cancer, for that is when CHOC, Childhood Cancer Foundation, hosts a Christmas in June celebration - just for them and their families.

13 Jul 2007 15:41

Furry friend franchise takes off in SA

Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc, an interactive retailer of customised stuffed animals, recently announced South Africa as a new international franchisee.

13 Jul 2007 15:38

Cellar combats climate change

Backsberg has become the first wine producer in South Africa and one of only three in the world to gain carbon-neutral status by sequestrating its carbon emissions.

13 Jul 2007 15:33

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