DHL is noting an increase in online shopping in sub-Saharan Africa, with the increased availability of broadband access, more affordable data costs and consistent development of mobile devices. This bodes well for the upcoming festive season.
10 Dec 2013 09:55
BMi Research has released its 2013 annual quantification reports on the cheese market in South Africa. In 2012, the overall processed cheese market experienced a volume growth but the speciality cheese market saw a decline over 2011 figures.
10 Dec 2013 15:21
As of 6 December this year you will no longer see a nurturing mother feeding her happy baby a bottle of formula milk as an advertisement in any newspaper, magazine, on a website or on television. In fact, you will not see the names of any brand or logos of infant formula, follow-up formula or powdered milks, or feeding bottles, teats and feeding cups for infants being promoted anywhere.
By Lize Mills 11 Dec 2013 09:28
As more shoppers go online this festive season, here are five safety tips for secure online shopping to prevent one's computer from becoming infected and/or one's banking credentials being stolen.
By Jonas Thulin 11 Dec 2013 10:20
When Rolf Steiner and Marisa Silva, two Swiss Re executives working out of Sao Paulo, Brazil purchased Rhulani Safari Lodge in the Madikwe Reserve, near the South African border of Botswana, passion, not profit, was their motivation.
By Brian Berkman 10 Dec 2013 11:46
A sombre mood has been cast over South Africa this morning (11 December) as South Africans begin lining the route where former President Nelson Mandela's body will travel from 1 Military Hospital towards the Union Buildings in Pretoria.
11 Dec 2013 07:17
Francois Pienaar, captain of the winning Springbok team that lifted the 1995 Rugby World Cup said his greatest Madiba moment was when the former President agreed to be a Godfather to his two sons.
By Amukelani Chauke 11 Dec 2013 07:53
The annual Good Food and Wine Shows, which showcase the latest in global food trends and some of the world's best chefs and food personalities, have added new features to attract and entertain its visitors.
11 Dec 2013 11:02
Australian retail company, the Cotton On Group, has launched a retail careers websites to provide updates on employment opportunities, store openings and information relevant to the portfolio of brands that fall under the group.
11 Dec 2013 10:46
Since the global recession, spending behaviour has gone through various transitions, the consumer has become more and more budget savvy. Could it be that desperate times do indeed call for desperate measures?
By Tralone Khoza 10 Dec 2013 11:40
The wine market in South Africa saw a decrease in volumes this year. This is because though the local wine industry increased its volumes in 2012, the import quantities decreased and the export market saw a decrease in 2012.
9 Dec 2013 14:30
All available hotel rooms in Gauteng have been reserved ahead of a memorial service for former president Nelson Mandela‚ who died on Thursday, 5 December, at the age of 95.
10 Dec 2013 06:33
Arrowhead Properties has bought a property letting enterprise and its related immovable properties at 55‚ 57 and 59 Glover Road‚ in Honeydew from Standard Bank for R150m.
10 Dec 2013 05:57
The Pantone Colour of the Year for 2014 has been announced as Pantone 18-3224 Radiant Orchid, a harmony of fuchsia, pink and purple undertones. Inspiring confidence and emanating joy, love and health, the captivating colour is said to draw with its alluring charm.
10 Dec 2013 10:36
The volume of goods transported by land increased by 4.1% in October compared with the same period last year. However, income for the transport companies increased by 9.2% over the same period.
10 Dec 2013 05:20
Measured in current prices‚ total income generated by the food and beverages sector in SA increased by 5.2% in October compared with the same period last year according to data released by Statistics SA.
10 Dec 2013 06:24
Cabinet has approved measures that it said were aimed at assisting over-indebted households and strengthening their financial stability.
By Linda Ensor 9 Dec 2013 12:53
An online OLX survey of South Africans indicates that 40% of respondents think they might be hoarders while 24% admit to being hoarders. Other stats reveal that 57% of people have at least three second-hand items at home they could sell online and 96% of people would sell their unwanted stuff online if it meant that they could make an extra R15,000 per year.
9 Dec 2013 13:17
PARIS, FRANCE: The global video gaming market is set to grow 11.1% a year until 2017, boosted by a new generation of consoles and the increasing popularity of online games, according to IDATE digital research and consultancy firm.
9 Dec 2013 12:53
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