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Covid-19 a shot in the arm for e-commerce

Online retail may account for under 2% of total retail sales in South Africa, but the Covid-19 pandemic is encouraging consumers to switch to digital shopping and payment alternatives...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 25 May 2020

Scan Display offers temporary infrastructure for Covid-19

Exhibition, events and display specialist Scan Display has a range of products and infrastructure solutions that are ideal for managing the Covid-19 health crisis...

Issued by Scan Display 28 Apr 2020

Winners announced for Winemag Label Design Awards 2020

The winners of's Label Design Awards for 2020 have been revealed, with three gold awards allocated for wine, and two each for beer and spirits...

2 Apr 2020

Big wins for James Sedgwick Distillery at World Whiskies Awards

The James Sedgwick Distillery and master distiller Andy Watts were recognised at the 2020 Whisky Magazine World Whiskies Awards...

30 Mar 2020

Masterclass unpacks ethics of sustainability within African fashion

The first in a series of masterclasses held by AFI tackled the topic of sustainability in the local fashion industry...

18 Mar 2020

Global Berry Congress postponed due to coronavirus

Global Berry Congress, the world's leading event for the international soft fruit industry, has been moved to June in response to the coronavirus outbreak...

17 Mar 2020

#CoronavirusSA: Cannabis Expo postpones CT event

The Cannabis Expo Cape Town has been postponed after President Cyril Ramaphosa declared a state of disaster in South Africa in light of the coronavirus or Covid-19. The expo was scheduled to take place from 19 to 22 March 2020; a new date will be announced in due course...

16 Mar 2020

The canna revolution - Q&A with Cannabis Expo director Silas Howarth

The Cannabis Expo has been postponed due to the Covid-19 outbreak. The Cannabis Expo returns to Cape Town from 19 to 22 March 2020 at GrandWest. We got in touch with expo director Silas Howarth to find out what goes into putting on an event of this nature, shifting stigmas, advice for budding entrepreneurs and CBD trends...

By Ruth Cooper 12 Mar 2020

Global artist Raine Tauber's top 5 runway make-up trends

Raine Tauber, global make-up artist and talent director at creative talent agency LMDA, will once again spearhead the make-up artist team at the AFI Fashion Week in Cape Town...

11 Mar 2020

#BlockchainAfrica: "Bitcoin is the best system we've ever had for money" - Simon Dingle

"But it still lacks the user experience, appeal, social acceptance and, most importantly, narrative, that will propel it across the chasm into mainstream adoption..." - Blockchain Africa Conference speaker and fintech entrepreneur Simon Dingle on Bitcoin and its impact on industry...

By Jessica Tennant 11 Mar 2020

Luxury brands gather in Ghana for inaugural Africa Luxury Dialogue

The first Africa Luxury Dialogue event took place in Ghana recently, presented as a forum that explored the luxury landscape in West Africa...

5 Mar 2020

The Cannabis Expo returns to Cape Town in March 2020

The Cannabis Expo has been postponed due to the Covid-19 outbreak. The 2020 Cannabis Expo will be held at the GrandWest Casino and Entertainment World in Cape Town from 19 to 22 March...

5 Mar 2020

Nando's Clout returns to Milan Design Week with fresh talent

The Nando's Design Programme, Clout, is returning to Milan Design Week to showcase South African creativity to an international audience...

26 Feb 2020

SA specialty retailer WhiskyBrother recognised at global awards

SA whisky retailer, WhiskyBrother, has nabbed the title of the Single Outlet Retailer of the Year at the 2020 Icons of Whisky Awards, held annually by Whisky Magazine in London...

24 Feb 2020

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