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  • How Cape Town made Bruce Lee's dream come true with Warrior
    Cape Town doubles for a lawless 1870s San Francisco in the kick-ass martial arts action series Warrior, which now has two seasons available to binge on Showmax. Issued by Showmax
  • Online retail in SA soars to R30bn, comprising 2.8% of total retail
    A new report reveals that total growth for online retail in South Africa rose to 66% in 2020, exceeding the 25% growth predicted three years ago, and bringing the total of online retail in South Africa to R30,2bn.
  • The evolution of Gagasi FM and Heart FM
    And you thought 2020 was one heck of a year! 2021 brings winds of change as Gagasi FM and Heart FM will be launching their own media solutions company under holding company MRC Media effective from 1 July 2021. The stations will utilise Mediamark as its sales house until 30 June 2021. Issued by Mediamark
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Govt could curb imports in favour of more 100% local goods

Small Business Development Minister Khumbudzo Ntshavheni says the department is in talks with the DTIC to designate more products under the 100% local content category to support SMMEs...

2 days ago

SA's manufacturing output up 4,6% in March

South Africa's manufacturing production increased by 4,6% in March 2021 compared with March 2020, according to data from Stats SA...

3 days ago

Call for applications: eThekwini Furniture Cluster Business Accelerator

Successful applicants that excel during the pitching process will be in the running to gain a lucrative business contract with furniture retailers, @home, CLM Home and Homewood...

6 May 2021

Italtile CEO Jan Potgieter to retire, Lance Foxcroft named successor

Italtile's chief executive officer, Jan Potgieter, will be retiring on 31 December 2021 and emigrating to Europe...

4 May 2021

Absa PMI expands at slower pace in April

South Africa's seasonally-adjusted Absa Purchasing Managers' Index expanded at a slower pace in April as growth in business activity and new sales orders slowed...

By Olivia Kumwenda-Mtambo 4 May 2021

How manufacturers can unleash their digital marketplace superpower

Digital marketplaces such as Amazon, Alibaba, click and collect models, and food delivery ecosystems have rapidly changed consumer behaviour, and increased the demand for convenience...

By Haydn Townsend 3 May 2021

Multi-million rand investment to advance manufacturing education and research

The Toyota Wessels Institute for Manufacturing Studies has received an R18m boost courtesy of Illovo Africa, Metair, TFG and Toyota SA Motors...

30 Apr 2021

EPR regulation: Doubling down on plastic bag producers

South Africa's amended plastic bag regulations and the new extended producer responsibility regulations raise concerns about double taxation in the plastic bag sector...

By Garyn Rapson, Paula-Ann Novotny and Emma Bleeker 29 Apr 2021

DTIC and Proudly South African launch local online furniture portal

An online furniture portal has been launched to showcase the SA furniture sector's capabilities, and stimulate local procurement...

28 Apr 2021

Fashionscapes: A Living Wage highlights plight of garment workers

The documentary combines the voices of garment workers with legal professionals who are working together to argue for the first EU legislation to ensure garment workers receive a living wage...

28 Apr 2021

L'Oréal Paris to cut 50% of carbon footprint by 2030

L'Oréal Paris has committed to reducing its carbon footprint by 50% per finished product, and will contribute €10m to environmental projects whose beneficiaries are communities of women...

26 Apr 2021

Greening the global textile value chain

Kutay Saritosun is a textile engineer and sustainability aficionado dedicated to educating companies on producing more environmentally responsible products...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 23 Apr 2021

SA-made Kombo King set for retail rollout following Vumela investment

Zitulele KK Combi and Ari Jacobson have launched their patented deep-fryer technology, Kombo King, to retailers, after securing investment from the Vumela Fund...

15 Apr 2021

Concrete, cement additive suppliers facing severe pressure as demand soars

According to Norman Seymore, CEO of the Chryso Southern Africa Group, local concrete and cement additive suppliers are under severe production pressures...

15 Apr 2021




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