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Woolworths makes the switch to vegan beauty
Woolworths makes the switch to vegan beauty

Woolworths has confirmed that its in-house beauty brand, WBeauty, is now 100% vegan...

22 hours ago

Eco-entrepreneurs look to legumes to build thriving food business
Eco-entrepreneurs look to legumes to build thriving food business

Plant-based eating is all the rage these days, but two young entrepreneurs knew the potential four years ago, when they developed a legume pasta in their home kitchen...

19 hours ago

The Test Kitchen takes 44th spot at World's 50 Best Restaurants Awards
The Test Kitchen takes 44th spot at World's 50 Best Restaurants Awards

The Test Kitchen has been ranked 44th as well as the Best in Africa at the World's 50 Best Restaurants Awards...

33 minutes ago

Brad Stern, founder of boutique agency, Superiate.
#StartupStory: New agency educating the youth while creating brand loyalty

Brad Stern from Superiate, a new boutique marketing agency, talks to us about the unique approach the agency takes when it comes to marketing to the youth, the state of the industry and what the future of youth marketing looks like...

By Juanita Pienaar 19 hours ago

Traders gather at CoCT's annual Informal Economy Summit
Traders gather at CoCT's annual Informal Economy Summit

Cape Town's informal economy sustains about 140,000 individuals by providing much-needed income for vulnerable households...

20 hours ago

The speakers at Kantar's Innovating for Growth workshop: Mark Molenaar, Ansie Lombaard, Adhil Patel, Bernd Grosserohde and Philip Collier.
Quick! Don't miss the business-boosting benefits of putting your customers first

There's no denying that the 'content is king' model has taken a more retail-related slate of late, in that the customer - particularly the customer experience - is fast becoming a top business priority. Read on for key insight's shared at Kantar's recent 'innovation for growth' workshop...

By Leigh Andrews 21 hours ago

Further postponement of new Declaration Processing System
Further postponement of new Declaration Processing System

In communication addressed to external stakeholders last year, Sars confirmed that it had identified three main focus areas in the implementation of the New Customs Acts Programme, which included the Declaration Processing System (DPS)...

By Busisiwe Vilakazi 21 hours ago

Col'Cacchio launches Cannabis pizza range
Col'Cacchio launches Cannabis pizza range

Italian-inspired restaurant franchise Col'Cacchio and CBD brand africanpure have joined their respective expertise to introduce South Africa's very first Cannabis pizza range...

1 day ago

Figure Forms: 3 decades serving the clothing industry
Figure Forms: 3 decades serving the clothing industry

Figure Forms is the number 1 technical and fit mannequin supplier in the Southern Hemisphere...

By Meagan Duckitt 1 day ago

Pernod Ricard acquires super-premium Malfy Gin
Pernod Ricard acquires super-premium Malfy Gin

Pernod Ricard has acquired Italian super-premium gin brand Malfy Gin for an undisclosed sum...

1 day ago

Sisi Safety Wear and partners donate sanitary products to underprivileged in Stellenbosch schools
Sisi Safety Wear and partners donate sanitary products to underprivileged in Stellenbosch schools

Commemorating Youth Month this June, Sisi Safety Wear - a safety wear brand for women within the BBF Safety Group - has partnered with the Stellenbosch Municipality and the Department of Education to donate reusable sanitary pads to 427 girls across seven schools in the greater Stellenbosch area...

1 day ago

R600m redevelopment on the cards for PE's Boardwalk Precinct
R600m redevelopment on the cards for PE's Boardwalk Precinct

Flanagan & Gerard Group and Moolman Group have signed an agreement with Emfuleni Resorts, a subsidiary of Sun International, to extend and upgrade the retail area at Boardwalk Casino and Entertainment World in Port Elizabeth, in a R600m redevelopment project...

1 day ago

Canal Walk Retail Excellence Awards honour top retailers
Canal Walk Retail Excellence Awards honour top retailers

Canal Walk Shopping Centre's top retailers were recognised at its Retail Excellence Awards, an annual celebratory event that acknowledges standout tenants...

1 day ago

JIT manufacturing at the core of an optimised FMCG supply chain
JIT manufacturing at the core of an optimised FMCG supply chain

The ability to manufacture 'just enough' stock to cover orders and deliver 'just enough' product to every retailer is the optimal supply chain scenario in the fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) industry...

By Andrew Dawson 1 day ago

Thabisa Mkhwanazi, KFC Africa's public affairs director with Amanda Esterhuysen, Origins museum director. Image supplied.
KFC to remove plastic straws from 900 restaurants by 1 July

New commitment reinforces KFC's strategic vision to implement more sustainable plastic-based packaging options in the future...

21 Jun 2019

Cannes Lions 2019 Experience Grand Prix winners - 'Microsoft XBox: Changing the Game' under Brand Experience & Activations; Doconomy's 'Do Black - The Carbon Limit Credit Card' under Creative eCommerce...
#CannesLions2019: Experience Lions winners!

The 66th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity continued on 20 June with the 2019 Cannes Brand Experience & Activation and Creative e-Commerce winners announced during the Experience track award ceremony...

20 Jun 2019

Vertical stripes and a new take on check at Acne Studios. Image credit: Acne Studios
#SourceAfrica2019: What's trending for menswear in S/S 2020?

WGSN fashion and beauty editor Polly Walters recently summarised the season's key colours, patterns, items and more at the Source Africa in Cape Town...

By Maroefah Smith 20 Jun 2019

New Customs rules proposed to control tobacco supply chain
New Customs rules proposed to control tobacco supply chain

Earlier this year it was announced that the Sars had embarked on a number of strategic initiatives to curb revenue leakages. In line with this initiative, Sars has proposed new draft rules that require the registration at Customs of each tobacco leaf threshing factory...

20 Jun 2019

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Data costs are preventing African consumers from taking full advantage of the crypto economy

Cryptocurrencies offer a financial lifeline to people excluded from the formal financial economy and to those living in oppressive political or economic regimes...

By Bronwyn Williams 20 Jun 2019

#CannesLions2019: John Legend partners with Pampers to address changing table inequality [WATCH]
#CannesLions2019: John Legend partners with Pampers to address changing table inequality [WATCH]

Our correspondent Mikhaila Hunter filmed John Legend speaking at the The Goals House at Cannes Lions about his partnership with Pampers and their effort in addressing changing table inequality...

20 Jun 2019

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Could the Amazon Go model of seamless, automated shopping work in SA?

AI, IoT and other next-generation automation technologies are starting to revolutionise the retail business. One glimpse of the future can be seen in Amazon Go's "Just Walk Out" stores...

By Grant Lapping 20 Jun 2019

Looks from Kim Jones's debut summer collection at Dior.
#SourceAfrica2019: WGSN's 6 key strategies for developing S/S 2020 collections

WGSN editor and trend feed curator Polly Walters presented the company's trend forecast for spring/summer 2020 at the recent Source Africa in Cape Town...

By Maroefah Smith 19 Jun 2019

Bestselling author, Colin Harmon. Image supplied.
Bestselling author announced as speaker at FNB Creative Coffee Week

Author of the bestseller, What I know About Running Coffee Shops, Colin Harmon, has been announced as one of the speakers at the 2019 FNB Creative Coffee Week, taking place in Durban from 27 to 29 June...

19 Jun 2019

The importance of undercover agents in transport
The importance of undercover agents in transport

The transportation industry provides a vital service to the South African business industry at large. Transporting goods and supplies from one location to another is a vital, but also very risky business.

19 Jun 2019

Image by Markus Spiske
Entries open for Eat Out Woolworths Sustainability Awards 2019

The closing date for entries is 31 August 2019...

19 Jun 2019

June 2019 Fresh Living Braille edition. Image supplied.
Fresh Living magazine now available in braille

Pick n Pay's Fresh Living magazine is now available in braille, making it the first supermarket in South Africa to offer this to its customers...

19 Jun 2019

#CannesLions2019: Creative e-commerce shortlist
#CannesLions2019: Creative e-commerce shortlist

The Cannes Lions Creative e-commerce shortlist has been released...

19 Jun 2019

A cross section of Jumia leadership team with some of the participants at the Jumia Women & Youth Empowerment Programme. Image supplied.
Jumia initiative empowers Lagos women to deepen e-commerce penetration

Online shopping destination, Jumia is empowering resident women in Lagos to deepen e-commerce penetration in Nigeria...

18 Jun 2019

Ecobank named ‘Best Retail Bank in Africa’ at African Banker Awards. (Source: Ecobank)
African Banker Awards names Ecobank 'Best Retail Bank in Africa'

Ecobank has been named Best Retail Bank in Africa 2019 at the prestigious African Banker Awards...

18 Jun 2019

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