Buy a Bag of Hope - one way business can help SA's children succeed
Buy a Bag of Hope - one way business can help SA's children succeed

Uzwelo Bags was launched with the goal of making a meaningful difference in terms of the challenges South Africa's disadvantaged communities face. An Expand a Sign initiative, excess material from the textile production and printing process are upcycled into bags of all shapes and sizes - diverting what was previously discarded as waste from landfill. The project aims to upskill community members and empower them with entrepreneurial opportunities.

By Sindy Peters 3 days ago

Supermarket surge on the cards for Cote d'Ivoire
Supermarket surge on the cards for Cote d'Ivoire

  • Survey of Ivorian urban supermarket shoppers reveals their appetite for more organised retail and visible pricing
  • The independent convenience store remains the dominant channel in the country
  • In the quest for the best price, 46% of shoppers actively look for promotions when shopping

Issued by Nielsen 18 Oct 2017

Top five South African consumer trends - Euromonitor
Top five South African consumer trends - Euromonitor

Global market intelligence company, Euromonitor International, has just released the latest results of the 2017 Global Consumer Trends survey.

17 Oct 2017

Morris and Mtongana.
#BODCT: Redesigning the world one business at a time, to surprise and delight customers

Big brands shared the role of design in their business at Business of Design, with Adrian Morris, partner and MD at Design Partnership speaking of the current physical reboot trend responding to a changing landscape, while Brian Mtongana, head of design at Woolworths, honed in on the role of packaging in sales.

By Leigh Andrews 16 Oct 2017

Aramex Global Shopper growth mirrors rise in cross-border e-commerce
Aramex Global Shopper growth mirrors rise in cross-border e-commerce

Cross-border e-commerce is on the rise. According to a PayPal report released earlier this year, an estimated 1.4 million South Africans shopped internationally in 2016, spending an estimated R8.8 billion. The same report predicts South African online spend will exceed R53bn in 2018.

By Lauren Hartzenberg 13 Oct 2017

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

Reverse logistics expo features John Mehrmann
Reverse logistics expo features John Mehrmann

The Reverse Logistics Conference and Expo in Singapore will feature two leading authorities on Supply Chain Solutions and Reverse Logistics. John Mehrmann, author and industry expert, will present "Evolve or Become Extinct, A Reverse Logistics Model to Deliver Expanded Shareholder Value". Ron Kula, Vice President of Supply Chain Solutions at DEX, will participate in the panel discussion, "Methods of Outsourcing".

4 Sep 2007

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