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SA retail giants rushing to enter Europe

Why have SA's retail giants been falling over themselves to snap up chains in Europe, a continent with lacklustre 1.6% growth and less than shiny prospects?

By Colleen Goko 2 hours ago

Local Grill in Parktown North named SA's Steakhouse Champion for 2016

The Local Grill in Parktown North takes top honours in The Wolftrap Steakhouse Championships for the third time and last year's champion Little Havana in Umhlanga Rocks receives the 2016 Runner-Up award...

3 days ago

Complete revamp for Boksburg Hypermarket

In May 1975, the first hypermarket opened for business in Boksburg, bringing the concept of one-stop shopping to South African consumers. Today, some 41 years later, the Boksburg Hypermarket will reopen those very same doors to reveal a completely revamped store...

1 hour ago

CEO lines up Unilever goals with society

If you had to select a single global advocate and envoy for the modern notion of sustainable business, it would most likely be Unilever CEO Paul Polman, whose message to business, and the world, is so wide-ranging and heartfelt it verges on the messianic...

By Tim Cohen 2 hours ago

SACSC launches centre management education programme

The South African Council of Shopping Centres has introduced a new education programme designed to provide centre management teams with a better overall understanding of the retail environment...

51 minutes ago

Valentino's Chiuri set to take over at Dior: reports

PARIS - Italian designer Maria Grazia Chiuri is set to be named the first ever woman creative director of Dior, the famed French fashion house, according to reports on Thursday...

1 hour ago

Woolworths wins international award for marketing campaign

Woolworths has won the Best Marketing Campaign linked to Loyalty at the 2016 International Loyalty Magazine Awards ceremony, which took place in London earlier this week...

3 days ago

#YouthMonth: Q&A with Palesa Mokubung

Award-winning designer and creator of Afro-chic fashion label Mantsho, Palesa Mokubung chats to us for #YouthMonth about her newly opened store, as well as fashion and youth culture in SA.

By Ruth Cooper 23 Jun 2016

Hi-tech plant to boost jobs, reduce waste to landfill

Mpact Polymers' new state-of-the-art, bottle-to-bottle operation that produces recycled polyethylene terephthalate (rPET) will benefit waste reduction and job creation in SA...

23 Jun 2016

If food labels aren't simple, consumers may ignore them

Consumers gather information about food from a variety of sources including their families, the media and through education. But another way that they can get the information is through...

By Nelene Koen 3 days ago

BlackBerry sales fall, losses pile up

Blackberry continued bleeding red in the three months ending 31 May, extending a two-year losing streak as the Canadian smartphone maker restructures...

3 days ago

Jumia to become Africa's one stop online destination

With a new vision, the Africa Internet Group is connecting its companies into Jumia's ecosystem which will give access to products and services from its e-commerce platforms...

2 days ago

Online car sales platform launches in SA

Online car sales platform HiCarByeCar has launched in South Africa, promising to source three offers within 48 hours for private individuals trying to sell their car...

By Gabriella Mulligan 3 days ago

Nestlé to offer jobs training to 300,000 African youths

ABIDJAN - Swiss company Nestlé will offer on-the-job training for 300,000 African youths to offset high unemployment that poses "severe economic and social challenges" for the continent, the company announced on Tuesday...

23 Jun 2016

Heineken seeks brewers' pledge on fridge space and 'dirty tricks'

Major rival Heineken on Wednesday hit SABMiller and Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) with a slew of conditions it wants the Competition Tribunal to impose on the $108bn merger...

By Fifi Peters 23 Jun 2016

#MenlynWinterSale starts tomorrow featuring local DJs' clothing and accessories ranges

Menlyn Park Shopping Centre's annual winter sale will run from 24 June to 31 July 2016, and will feature pop-up shops showcasing the latest fashion and accessories from top local DJs...

3 days ago

Amazon launches upgraded Kindle e-reader

NEW YORK - Amazon on Wednesday unveiled an upgraded Kindle, aiming to boost its e-reader sales with a thinner, lighter device at a low price...

3 days ago

African consumers are very optimistic about the future, report finds

If projections hold, Africa will have over 1.1bn consumers by 2020 - more than the populations of Europe and North America combined...

22 Jun 2016

Cool spring chills H&M profits

STOCKHOLM - Swedish fashion brand Hennes and Mauritz said on Wednesday an unusually cool European spring kept shoppers away, depressing profits in the three months to May...

22 Jun 2016

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