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Spur sales up despite boycott

Restaurant franchiser Spur Corporation reported a marginal increase in sales for the year to 30 June, despite an incident at one of its Spur Steak Ranches...

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South African designers take on Pure London

Fifteen South African fashion designers have shown off their style this week at Pure London, one of the UK's most prestigious fashion trade events where over 700 brands were expected to exhibit their work.

4 hours ago

Vicinity Media launches Visitability Reporting

Today marks the launch of mobile advertising network Vicinity Media's proprietary geo-fencing and audience location technology that allows for real world visit reporting post exposure to a mobile web advertising campaign...

Issued by Vicinity Media 6 hours ago

Meet the meat trekkers

People are deserting retail stores' butchery aisles, cutting out the middleman and turning to buying meat in bulk...

By Naledi Shange and Kgaugelo Masweneng 1 hour ago

Storyteller to provide Roots consumer behaviour insights

Spark Media has appointed BMi Research to assist in the delivery of Roots data, via Storyteller to make the data more accessible to various sectors...

2 hours ago

Regional SAPICS conferences to focus on supply chain management

SAPICS, a knowledge-based association for the supply chain community across Africa will be hosting its regional conferences in Sandton, Durban and Somerset West...

3 hours ago

The pros and cons of discounting for small businesses

As a small business owner, you've probably offered discounts to your customers or have considered doing so. It's a bit of a catch 22...

By Viresh Harduth 1 day ago

Disruption anticipated at Standard Bank Top Women Conference

What's your next? As an entrepreneurial, ambitious woman, the best place to answer that question is at the must-attend event this Women's Month: the 2017 Standard Bank Top Women Conference...

Issued by Topco Media 1 day ago

Is franchising services the silver lining in a stagnant economy?

The appeal of franchising is widespread. While other businesses often struggle to keep a positive cash flow in times of stunted economic activity, franchising remains resilient...

By Sybrand Bezuidenhout 1 day ago

Partial lifting of ban on South African eggs

The National Veterinary Directorate in Mozambique's Ministry of Agriculture has lifted the ban on the import of chicken eggs from South Africa, subject to certain conditions...

1 day ago

Michael Kors buys Jimmy Choo for £900m

US fashion brand Michael Kors on Tuesday agreed to buy British shoemaker to the stars Jimmy Choo for almost £900 million...

1 day ago

WallpaperStore to pop up in Cape Town

Curated interior and lifestyle design marketplace WallpaperStore will be popping up in Cape Town in mid-September...

1 day ago

UberEats adds new features

UberEats has added new features to its offering, following a successful year of expansion...

1 day ago

Boeries champs ready for taste battle

The top three finalists in the 2017 Championship Boerewors competition are ready to put their boerewors recipe to the public taste test...

1 day ago

Rising cost of health care fuels self-medication

During the flu and allergy seasons, consumers turn to self-medication to build up their immune systems, preferring anti-flu tablets, cough medicines and antihistamines...

1 day ago

Future-proofing brick-and-mortar retail

With the onslaught of e-commerce a constant in the retail industry today, new and innovative approaches need to be taken to inform retailers and marketers on ways to increase footfall and boost sales in their ‘traditional' brick-and-mortar stores...

Issued by Moving Tactics 1 day ago

AVI grows full-year revenue after adjusting selling prices

Food producer AVI grew its revenue 8.2% in the year to June, after increasing selling prices to mitigate the effect of a weaker rand...

By Andries Mahlangu 1 day ago

Merchandise your products with a Do-It Round Hole Hang Tab

Do-It Round Hole Hang Tabs are sold exclusively in South Africa by Pyrotec PackMedia. These hang tabs are strong, easy to apply and are distinguished by the round hang hole style...

Issued by Pyrotec 1 day ago

Four tips for selling your product on Amazon

Whether you own the company that produces the goods or you're just a retailer, one of your major aims is to ensure that you sell as much as possible of that product...

Issued by Naija Writers’ Coach 1 day ago

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Could 'buy online pickup in store' uplift brick-and-mortar retail?

The third annual JDA Consumer Survey, of more than 1 000 US consumers conducted by JDA Software Group, reveals that about 54% of respondents prefer to shop in-store to other channels, such as online, mobile and social media.

2 hours ago

#CSIMonth: An opportunity to use commercial enterprises to ensure global food security

President and CEO of AGT Foods, Murad Al-Katib was recently named EY World Entrepreneur of the Year 2017 for his success in building a business empire focused on providing vegetable protein to the developing world, but also for helping to feed refugees. We chat to Al-Katib about his win, entrepreneurship and feeding the world.

By Cari Coetzee 18 Jul 2017

Durban-born Holmes Brothers brand goes big in Japan

Holmes Brothers, the Afrocentric surfer style menswear brand that originated in Durban, has successfully launched in Japanese retailer The Freak's Store. The Bros, as the brand is affectionately known in Durban, enjoyed a knock-out launch at the flagship store in downtown Tokyo, with Holmes Bros garments selling out within a week.

18 Jul 2017

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