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Clicks' UK franchises show strong sales growth

Clicks reported on Thursday that group revenue was up 9.6% to R25.5bn for the year to end-August...

By Robert Laing 23 hours ago

South African private labels now account for R38.4bn of consumer spend

Private labels or house brands are no longer the poor cousin of the retail trade; the new Nielsen 'State of Private Labels in South Africa' report reveals that they now account for R38.4bn of consumer spend at hypermarket/supermarket tills or R10 out of every R50 spent...

20 hours ago

Devmark launches new broking division

Devmark Property Group has introduced a new broking division specialising in retail and shopping centres...

29 minutes ago

Woollies tops the scoreboard in renewable commitment

A Greenpeace report shows Woolworths is still making the greatest progress in its renewable energy commitment, while Shoprite is bottom of the heap...

2 hours ago

MasterCard partners with General Motors, IBM to offer new cognitive mobility platform

MasterCard has partnered with General Motors (GM) and IBM to offer OnStar Go, a new cognitive mobility platform, which will be embedded across many GM vehicles starting in 2017...

21 hours ago

Microsoft aims at Apple with high-end PCs, 3D software

Microsoft launched a new consumer offensive on Wednesday, unveiling a high-end computer that challenges the Apple iMac...

1 hour ago

Port2Port adds Caroline's Fine Wine Italian selection

The wine etailer, Port2Port can now offer an Italian selection from Caroline's Fine Wine Cellar in Cape Town...

2 hours ago

Franchising joint ventures offer benefits

The joint venture is growing in popularity because it is a win-win mechanism that works well for the franchisor and the franchisee...

By Eric Parker 2 hours ago

New Checkers collectible campaign benefits The Lunchbox Fund

Sales from a new collectibles campaign from Checkers will benefit The Lunchbox Fund. Stick Ems are sticky little South African-themed safari animals together with ranger Charlie and his 4x4 vehicle, Buggy, on sale at R4.99 each...

22 hours ago

Contemporary glass, steel awnings enrich V&A dining experience

The V&A Waterfront has completed its large-scale awning installation across the property's Quayside Terrace restaurants. The new, permanent glass-and-steel designed structure has replaced the spattering of umbrellas that lined the terrace area overlooking Quay 5 basin...

21 hours ago

The wait for #MonopolyMzansi is over

Ever fancied purchasing Kruger Park or Kimberly's Big Hole or daydreamed of building a hotel on Cape Town's Boulders Beach? Monopoly Mzansi could make these dreams come true...

21 hours ago

Coca-Cola posts 7% global revenues loss

NEW YORK - The slow global economy and the health-driven turn against sweet sodas dented Coca-Cola sales for the sixth straight quarter, delivering a 28 percent hit to net income, the company reported Wednesday...

23 hours ago

Boxmore wins first place for Ina Paarman Dressing bottle design

The International Union of Food Science and Technology's (IUFoST) Global Food Industry Award has recognised Boxmore Packaging's Ina Paarman Dressing bottle design, presenting it with first place for Packaging Innovation...

21 hours ago

Heineken cheers rise in Q3 beer sales

THE HAGUE - Dutch brewing giant Heineken toasted a 2.0 percent growth in global beer sales for the third quarter, boosted by a warm European summer and strong performances in Asia and Mexico...

23 hours ago

The Sanctuary opens in Somerset West

Anchored on the corner of the R44 and De Beers Avenue, The Sanctuary, a R400m mixed-use retail and convenience development, has opened in Somerset West...

1 day ago

Adobe London Symposium: Putting customer experience first

Last week, Adobe hosted their annual Symposium in London with the theme 'Customer experience comes first'...

By Kirsty Barkhuizen 1 day ago

Five factors of successful franchisor leadership

In addition to being concerned about the match between a franchisee and a franchisor, in terms of psychometric testing, franchisors should review their own leadership and management capabilities, as becoming a franchisor changes the nature of a business...

By Anita du Toit 1 day ago

Pioneer Food forecasts earnings growth, despite challenges

Fast-moving consumer goods company Pioneer Food Group expects to deliver credible full-year results, despite the effects of the drought, which have already put a squeeze on the company's interim earnings...

By Colleen Goko 1 day ago

Customers will share a good story, use technology to drive this

Chantel Nimb at Oracle South Africa shares her experiences with good and bad customer service and points out that South African business need to give their customers good stories, worth sharing. Technology can assist this process...

By Chantel Nimb 2 days ago

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