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From Madiba shirts to masks - keeping business alive during Covid-19

Lontana Apparel has positioned itself as a key player both in business continuity and community enrichment during these trying times...

Issued by Lontana Apparel 2 days ago

Mattel supports Children's Hospital Trust with #ThankYouHeroes initiative

For every eligible career Barbie doll sold at ToysRUs stores this August, Barbie will donate a doll to the Children's Hospital Trust (CHT) and Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital...

2 days ago

Alcohol ban dampens SAB and Heineken's investment ambitions

SAB has halted R5bn in investments in South Africa over the next two years, while Heineken SA is reevaluating plans to establish a new major production facility in KwaZulu-Natal...

3 days ago

Everything beverage manufacturers need to know about product coding

Markem-Imaje, locally represented by Pyrotec PackMark, has released a white paper that consolidates everything beverage manufacturers need to know about driving product, case, and pallet coding efficiency while minimising waste and protecting and promoting their brands cost-effectively with low risk...

Issued by Pyrotec 3 days ago

Food giants appointing teams to focus on plant-based products

Food giants muscle in on booming alternative protein market, with dedicated teams to develop and sell plant-based alternatives to meat and dairy...

30 Jul 2020

#BehindtheMask with... Mpho Vackier, creative director and owner of TheUrbanative

This week, we go behind the selfie with engineer turned furniture designer Mpho Vackier, who started TheUrbanative, an award-winning contemporary African furniture and product design company based in South Africa...

By Jessica Tennant 29 Jul 2020

Make your instore operations a unique shopper experience with Marin's

Thanks to a network of more than 100 countries and more than 25 production sites, Marin's is able to provide in-store marketing solutions all around the world, with an R&D process comprising everything from brief, simulation and manufacturing, to delivery and monitoring...

Issued by Marin's Southern Africa 29 Jul 2020

The foundation for the perfect outfit

At John Craig, we have a wide range of shirts that will make sure you attract the right attention, wherever you are...

Issued by John Craig 29 Jul 2020

How Asia's clothing factories switched to making PPE - but sweatshop problems live on

High street chains in the UK and elsewhere could have immediately paid their garment suppliers to make PPE rather than clothes, but did not...

By Alessandra Mezzadri and Kanchana N Ruwanpura 23 Jul 2020

Draft regulations place greater responsibility on producers of lighting, electronic, paper and packaging products

It is estimated that South Africa generates approximately 108 million tonnes of waste per year. As much as 90% of this waste (with an estimated value of more than R25.2 billion) is dumped or disposed of in landfill sites across the country, which are rapidly filling up and approaching closure...

By Francois Joubert and Julia Rushton 21 Jul 2020

What is shaping culture? Biomimicry - design and nature in unison

Brett Rogers explores the edges of culture and how things are changing, providing valuable insights for brands wanting to understand who and what is shaping culture...

By Brett Rogers 20 Jul 2020

Tommy Hilfiger launches programme to address racial inequality

Tommy Hilfiger, owned by PVH Corp., is launching the People's Place Program, which aims to advance the representation of BIPOC within the fashion and creative industries...

15 Jul 2020

New Lego set replicates playing Super Mario on classic NES

The latest product to come out of the Lego Group and Nintendo partnership is a brick-built Nintendo Entertainment System and TV, complete with a mechanical scrolling Super Mario...

15 Jul 2020

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