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    Woolworths has launched two new digital beauty experiences, Virtual Try On and Virtual Consultations, which are designed to help consumers reinvent their beauty shopping experience at home and gain more confidence before making a purchase.
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    While the recent PayProp State of the Rental Industry Survey found that the key challenges agents currently face are a shrinking viable tenant pool, lower tenant affordability and high arrears, the Cape Town market continues to march to its own drum according to Lorraine-Marie Dellbridge, rental manager for Lew Geffen Sotheby's International Realty in Cape Town's Southern Suburbs, False Bay and Noordhoek.
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    Pierre Van Tonder, Spur Corporation's former CEO, died in a Cape Town hospital at the age of 62 on Sunday evening, 9 May.
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Zimbabwe's horticultural sector blooms

There is an overall increase in area and production under horticultural crops this season, with the area under emerging crops such as blueberries increasing across the provinces...

By Elita Chikwati 3 days ago

#AfricaMonth2021: May Africa prosper

We invite you to join us in celebrating Africa Month and matters - its stakeholders and stories - in the areas of business leadership, trade, technologies, arts, culture and brands...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 3 days ago

Sub-Saharan Africa's food security has turned out better than feared. But risks remain

Government support for farmers, higher rainfall and grain imports have helped sub-Saharan Africa stave off food insecurity, but the region isn't out of the woods yet...

By Wandile Sihlobo 3 days ago

Michel Doukeris to succeed Carlos Brito as AB InBev CEO

Brito will step down after 15 years as CEO and 32 years at the company...

6 May 2021

SMMEs call for viability as FRAP 2021 looms

When it comes to the SMMEs in the fishing industry, the barrier to entry remains high...

6 May 2021

Global citrus market holds strong despite Covid crisis

The production of major types of citrus fruits, except that of lemons and limes, grew in 2020 thanks to good weather conditions in most producing regions...

6 May 2021

International food prices continue to rise in April

FAO Food Price Index posts 11th consecutive monthly increase, new forecasts point to growth in world wheat and maize output...

6 May 2021

ICFPA releases global Sustainability Progress Report

The International Council of Forest and Paper Associations (ICFPA) has released its biennial Sustainability Progress Report...

5 May 2021

A slight reprieve at the pump still positive for farmers

Fuel prices eased for the first time in 2021 on the back of a 2% decrease in international Brent crude oil prices and the rand strengthening by 3% in April relative to the previous month...

By Paul Makube 5 May 2021

Nederburg appoints Samuel Viljoen as cellar master

Seasoned winemaker, Samuel Viljoen has taken over the reins at Nederburg Wine Estate. In his new role, Viljoen oversees the production of the Paarl cellar's multi-tiered range...

5 May 2021

Logistics, supply chains sectors could play crucial role in rebuilding SA economy

As much as finding new ways to do business will play a key role in South Africa's economic turnaround strategy, for the country to emerge from the years-long slump exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic it will need to further invest in its cornerstone industries...

4 May 2021

Women are a mainstay of fishing in West Africa. But they get a raw deal

The contributions that women in West Africa's fisheries make to the sector are widely un(der)paid, undervalued and largely invisible...

By Ifesinachi Okafor-Yarwood and Sayra van den Berg Bhagwandas 4 May 2021

Why Ghana doesn't get the full value of its cocoa beans - and how this could change

The importance of raw cocoa beans to Ghana's foreign exchange earnings is derailing the development of a viable chocolate industry...

By Sophie Van Huellen 3 May 2021

SA consumer food price inflation lifted marginally in March 2021

Consumer food price inflation accelerated to 5,9% year-on-year in March 2021 from 5,4% year-on-year in the previous month...

By Wandile Sihlobo 3 May 2021

#BehindtheBrandManager: Travis Coppin of Food Lover's Market

Managing executive for marketing and buying Travis Coppin fills us in on the Food Lover's brand strategy, and what it takes to survive and thrive in the competitive grocery retail business...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 30 Apr 2021

Food Lover's launches Hunger Month as millions remain food insecure

Food Lover's Market is launching its fifth Hunger Month campaign this May, encouraging consumers to contribute a meal to FoodForward SA by purchasing partner products...

30 Apr 2021

Update: No new avian influenza outbreaks reported

Although no new outbreaks of avian influenza have been reported since the previously confirmed cases, South Africa's poultry and ostrich industries remain under national high alert with strict biosecurity measures in place...

30 Apr 2021

France pledges investment to boost sustainable cotton in Ivory Coast

France's development agency will invest $83.04m over the next five years to boost cotton production in Ivory Coast, economy minister Bruno Le Maire said during a visit to the West African country on Thursday.

By Ange Aboa 30 Apr 2021




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