Marketers, don't eat your words - food labelling, copyright and compliance with the ASA - Knowledge Resources
Marketers, don't eat your words - food labelling, copyright and compliance with the ASA

Do you know which legally compliant food labelling factors to keep in mind when developing and conceptualising trademarks, brand names and related content on packaging for foodstuffs?

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

The World Meteorological Organisation has referred to the ongoing El NiƱo 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

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

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.

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.

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

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).

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.

One&Only Cape Town to launch 'Close Encounter Experiences' during International Shark Week
One&Only Cape Town to launch 'Close Encounter Experiences' during International Shark Week

From this August, One&Only Cape Town gets guests up close and personal with the ocean and its inhabitants, a celebrity chef and his home-grown specialities and some of the finest wines the region has to offer.

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.

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)

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.

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TV licences to cost more

Television licence fees will rise in September, the SABC has announced.

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