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Burger King makes further losses for Grand Parade Investments

Grand Parade Investments (GPL‚ GPI) on Tuesday, 1 September 2015, said its fledgling Burger King fast food franchise had made a loss for the second consecutive year...

By Colleen Goko 1 Sep 2015 14:37

Gauteng MEC meets with Tembisa shopkeepers

The Gauteng MEC for Economic Development, Environment, Agriculture and Rural Development, Lebogang Maile, recently convened with township shopkeepers in Tembisa to discuss a dispute over municipal rates and service charges...

1 Sep 2015 09:00

SA'S 'Big Five': Bold Priorities for Inclusive Growth

Focusing on South Africa's 'Big Five' growth opportunities could deliver significant GDP growth, create jobs and confound a rising sense of pessimism about the nation's future prospects...

1 Sep 2015 13:28

Retailers rue costs of power outages

Two of SA's largest retailers yesterday offered a measure of consumers' financial health and the economy when they posted mixed-sales growth, indicating a squeeze on household spending, writes Zeenat Moorad...

1 Sep 2015 09:30

Profit slides at Australian supermarket giant Woolworths

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: Australian supermarket giant Woolworths on Friday posted a 12.5 percent slide in full-year net profit and announced its chairman was stepping down, just months after the group's chief executive quit...

1 Sep 2015 10:30

Nestle accused of using slave-caught fish in cat food

NEW YORK, USA: Swiss food giant Nestle is being sued in the United States for allegedly knowingly allowing its Fancy Feast cat food to contain fish from a Thai supplier that uses slave labour...

1 Sep 2015 10:00

Rhodes adds to tomato range

Rhodes has improved its tomato product range to offer consumers even more delicious and pure convenience and value. The Rhodes tomato philosophy: Real Tomatoes, Real Simple, No Preservatives underpins the revamp and uses improved recipes to ensure a better taste experience...

1 Sep 2015 08:00

Italtile lays down marker with big gains

Italtile's turnover and trading profit had rocketed in the year ended June, despite subdued market conditions, results from the tile retailer and franchisor showed on Thursday, 27 August...

By Mark Allix 1 Sep 2015 09:00

Woolies to replace all sweet confectionery with healthy options at checkout

Woolworths has just announced its decision to remove all sweets and chocolates from its checkout aisles...

28 Aug 2015 13:40

[#WomenInBiz] Humble beginnings and happy endings w/ Zyda Rylands

Growing up as a tailor's daughter in the midst of apartheid, Zyda Rylands, now the MD of Woolworths Food, is proof of the pudding that workforce diversity is what drives the competitive advantage of one of the leading retailers in South Africa...

By Jessica Taylor 31 Aug 2015 11:20

Making the most of coupon marketing

No doubt that coupon codes, flash sales and promotions associate with a positive customer experience - those who have ever saved money during sales or by using coupons know that there is a satisfaction in saving money...

By Magdalena Werminska 31 Aug 2015 12:55

Pioneer rises to market challenge

CAPE TOWN - Pioneer Food Group, the consumer brands conglomerate, has defied a softer consumer market in certain key product categories, a vibrant trading update released at the weekend showed...

By Marc Hasenfuss 31 Aug 2015 13:30

Gyms provide the feel-good factor, says Zone

Shopping centres are at the heart of 21st-century South Africa and its consumer ideals; these tall buildings house numerous shops on multiple floors and appeal to our desire to spend money and have fun doing it. Yet there's one commodity above all else that is helping boost foot traffic through these giant commercial hubs...

31 Aug 2015 11:38

ID Logistics expands operations in South Africa

Following the successful joint venture with Danone Southern Africa, ID Logistics Fresh SA, part of the global contract logistics company, has announced its expansion to include 3PL services to other clients in the region...

Issued by ID Logistics 31 Aug 2015 10:26

Three things we've learned about customer service

Exceptional customer service can transform a good company into a great company. Pyrotec PackMark has learned plenty about customer service over the past 45+ years that they have been in business...

Issued by Pyrotec 31 Aug 2015 10:41

Major DHL investment in sub-Saharan Africa

Frank Appel, the CEO of Deutsche Post DHL Group, visited South Africa and Nigeria this week to demonstrate the importance of emerging markets to the group's strategy...

28 Aug 2015 10:00

Weak sub-Saharan markets hurt Massmart's interim earnings

Walmart-owned Massmart (MSM) on Thursday painted a bleak picture of the South African economy and said it expected trading conditions to remain constrained going into the second half of its financial year...

By Colleen Goko 28 Aug 2015 09:45

Italtile FY trading profit up 21% to R905m

Italtile (ITE) on Thursday reported a 21% rise in trading profit to R905m in the year to June from a year ago...

28 Aug 2015 09:15

SA July PPI 3.3% y/y vs 3.7% y/y in June

Producer inflation for final manufactured goods was 3.3% year-on-year in July, decreasing marginally from the 3.7% year-on-year rise recorded in June, Statistics SA data showed...

28 Aug 2015 09:30

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Nestle accused of using slave-caught fish in cat food

NEW YORK, USA: Swiss food giant Nestle is being sued in the United States for allegedly knowingly allowing its Fancy Feast cat food to contain fish from a Thai supplier that uses slave labour...

1 Sep 2015 10:00

Nestle accused of using slave-caught fish in cat food

NEW YORK, USA: Swiss food giant Nestle is being sued in the United States for allegedly knowingly allowing its Fancy Feast cat food to contain fish from a Thai supplier that uses slave labour...

1 Sep 2015 10:00

Nestle accused of using slave-caught fish in cat food

NEW YORK, USA: Swiss food giant Nestle is being sued in the United States for allegedly knowingly allowing its Fancy Feast cat food to contain fish from a Thai supplier that uses slave labour...

1 Sep 2015 10:00

Nestle accused of using slave-caught fish in cat food

NEW YORK, USA: Swiss food giant Nestle is being sued in the United States for allegedly knowingly allowing its Fancy Feast cat food to contain fish from a Thai supplier that uses slave labour...

1 Sep 2015 10:00

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