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Alcohol industry laments restrictions on off-consumption sales

Alcohol indstry associations have expressed concern around the government's decision to restrict retail alcohol sales over the weekend...

22 hours ago

A shopper wearing a face mask waits her turn to pay for her grocery items, amid the spread of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) at Mall of the south, in Johannesburg, South Africa, 17 June 2020. Source: Reuters/Siphiwe Sibeko
SA retail sales jump 95.8% in April

Stats SA reports that South Africa's retail trade sales retail trade sales increased by 95.8% year on year in April 2021...

17 hours ago

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ARB to appeal High Court ruling - what the judgment could mean for its authority

The Advertising Regulatory Board is filing an appeal against a High Court ruling that has implications for the Board's ability to promote responsible advertising...

By Bernadette Versfeld, Ziyanda Ngcobo and Lerato Niklaas 22 hours ago

Zara's latest store concept is coming to Cape Town

Zara is currently refurbishing its flagship store at Victoria Wharf Shopping Centre in Cape Town in order to make it the brand's newest concept store in South Africa...

2 days ago

Pick n Pay's exclusive lease agreements coming to an end

Supermarkets that are privately-owned and controlled by historically disadvantaged persons can now access letting space in all shopping centres where a Pick n Pay store has exclusivity provisions...

3 days ago

Key considerations for retailers accelerating e-commerce

Five things every business must consider before starting their e-commerce and m-commerce journeys...

2 days ago

Meet the Moroccan women making argan oil for the beauty industry

In the arid mountains of southern Morocco, local women harvest argan oil, a natural product they have long used in cooking but which has become highly prized by the global beauty industry...

By Ahmed Eljechtimi and Abdelhak Belhaki 2 days ago

Is at-home consumption heating up South Africa's coffee industry?

Insight Survey's latest South African Coffee Industry Landscape Report 2021 carefully uncovers the global and local coffee market (including the impact of Covid-19)...

Issued by Insight Survey 14 Jun 2021

Burger King decision: A case of govt policies working against each other?

"It is quite ironic that a broad-based BEE grouping is now negatively impacted by a provision which intended to benefit broad-based previously disadvantaged participants," says Bravura's Soria Hay...

3 days ago

#YouthMatters: Phumelela Malinga of By Phume on filling a gap in the fashion market

Phumelela Malinga, the 27-year-old mechanical designer-turned-fashion designer, chats to us about switching gears, founding his androgynous designer apparel brand By Phume and being invited to be part of the 2020 Design Indaba Emerging Creatives Programme...

By Ruth Cooper 3 days ago

Adapting the fine wine trade to weather the effects of lockdown

Nicolò Pudel, founder of Port2Port, and Ellerman House head sommelier Wayve Kolevsohn, reflect on how new regulations affect the industry, and how collaborative efforts between members are saving it...

14 Jun 2021

'Buy now pay later' spend predicted to reach $995bn in 2026

This 274% growth will be fuelled by a greater appetite from users for credit to spread costs, particularly in the wake of the pandemic, which has put extreme pressure on user finances...

3 days ago

#YouthMatters: Tristan Shaun Henry celebrates queer youth culture through fashion

Tristan Shaun Henry is among the talented cohort of young designers forming Design Indaba's class of Emerging Creatives for 2021...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 11 Jun 2021

TFG plans tech hiring spree after sliding to a loss

TFG wants to build up its newly launched tech hub to more than 100 new staff after the company swung to an annual operating loss...

11 Jun 2021

Bolt Food, Pathway Cycles initiative puts new spin on food deliveries

Bolt Food in partnership with Pathway Cycles in Cape Town are looking to change the way food is delivered with a pilot project that will see couriers using electric bicycles as their mode of transport...

11 Jun 2021

Creating connections with consumers

While Covid-19 has changed consumers' buying habits, brand owners continue to shift their understanding of how to create meaningful experiences for consumers using their products' packaging...

Issued by Pyrotec 11 Jun 2021

Cutting costs on packaging production lines

How efficient are your production processes? Even the best factories have a few weak links in the chain...

Issued by Pyrotec 2 days ago

Aramex now does door-to-door delivery all across South Africa!

We are proud to announce that we are meeting the need for on-demand, real-time, door-to-door delivery service with Click-Way, the latest addition to our service offering...

Issued by Aramex 3 days ago

Sponsorship drive: Kryolan on the lookout for inspiring SA sportswomen

Professional make-up brand, Kryolan, is launching a nationwide search for 70 to 100 professional women in sport, in an effort to support those who are often not considered for sponsorships...

3 days ago

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