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Uber Eats Cravings Report shares SA's unique delivery requests
Uber Eats Cravings Report shares SA's unique delivery requests

Uber Eats has released its first Cravings Report, which breaks down some of South Africa's most unusual and unique requests made via the food delivery app over the last year...

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Zara's #DearSouthAfrica micro-influencer campaign floods social media
Zara's #DearSouthAfrica micro-influencer campaign floods social media

As South Africans got ready to start online shopping at Zara, Meltwater tracked the #DearSouthAfrica hashtag this week, as well as social media mentions around the campaign...

2 days ago

Global Change Award 2020: Submit your sustainable fashion innovation
Global Change Award 2020: Submit your sustainable fashion innovation

H&M Foundation has opened entries for its annual innovation challenge, the Global Change Award. Dubbed the 'Nobel Prize of fashion', it aims to reduce fashion's impact on the planet...

9 Sep 2019

Standard Bank team collecting their accolade.
How SA's second BrandZ winners are delivering brand legacy and innovation

The combination of legacy, clear brand purpose and the courage to innovate characterise this year's top three in the BrandZ Top 30 Most Valuable South African Brands...

By Danette Breitenbach 9 Sep 2019

The 2019/20 Ask Afrika Icon Brands winners were announced at The Venue in Melrose Arch on 29 August 2019. Image supplied.
Topline trends from the 2019 Ask Afrika Icon Brands survey

The relationship between consumers and brands have never been more complex...

By Sarina de Beer 9 Sep 2019

South Africa wastes 10m tonnes of food annually
South Africa wastes 10m tonnes of food annually

A 2017 report by the World Wide Fund for Nature South Africa (WWF-SA) - Food Loss and Waste: Facts and Futures - found that South Africans waste a third of all food in the country...

9 Sep 2019

Global food prices decline in August
Global food prices decline in August

The FAO Food Price Index, which tracks monthly changes in the international prices of commonly traded food commodities, averaged 169.8 points in August 2019, down 1.1% from July while still up 1.1% from its August 2018 level...

9 Sep 2019

Pictured at the official opening are from left: Scott Smith (operations director, Van Dyck Floors Zimbabwe), Jonathan Pairemanzi (J. Link Carpets), Dr. Mehran Zarrebini (MD Van Dyck Floors), Louis Mudzongo (Classic Carpets), Dion Yatras (MD, Van Dyck Zimbabwe), Stuart Dearnaley (export manager, Van Dyck Floors) and Kuda Duri (account manager, Van Dyck Zimbabwe).
Van Dyck Floors expands footprint in Zimbabwe

South African carpet manufacturer, Van Dyck Floors, has extended its global footprint with the launch of an operation in Zimbabwe...

9 Sep 2019

Sitting Pretty sets up shop in Gardens Centre
Sitting Pretty sets up shop in Gardens Centre

South African ethical fashion brand, Sitting Pretty, has opened a temporary stand-alone store in Gardens Shopping Centre in Cape Town...

6 Sep 2019

Albany Bakery prints student's winning bread packaging design to celebrate Heritage Month
Albany Bakery prints student's winning bread packaging design to celebrate Heritage Month

To celebrate South Africa's rich history of art and food this Heritage Month, Albany Bakeries will print a young South African artist's winning design on the packaging of millions of loaves of its Albany Superior White and Albany Superior Brown bread during September...

Issued by Bullion PR & Communication 6 Sep 2019

Burger King introduces bacon at select SA restaurants
Burger King introduces bacon at select SA restaurants

Burger King SA is introducing a dual-restaurant model this month that will see some of its restaurants serving bacon as part of their menu...

6 Sep 2019

Foschini reveals new All Woman concept store
Foschini reveals new All Woman concept store

Foschini recently unveiled its new fashion and beauty-centred All Woman concept store at Fourways Mall in Johannesburg...

6 Sep 2019

Phase one of Rustenburg Mall under way
Phase one of Rustenburg Mall under way

A project of the Moolman Group, Twin City and JB Holdings, Rustenburg Mall is set to introduce its first phase in April 2021...

6 Sep 2019

Image credit: Revlon South Africa.
Revlon's cautionary tale: the changing nature of influencer marketing

A giant in trouble: Revlon considers a sale...

By Brigitte Majewski 6 Sep 2019

Southern African shopping centres require a holistic, fluid strategy
Southern African shopping centres require a holistic, fluid strategy

According to the Clur Report of SA Retail Property, shopping centres in Southern Africa need to adopt an integrated, holistic and fluid strategy to drive performance given shifting local and international approaches to lifestyle...

6 Sep 2019

Bidvest Mobility poised to take on the enterprise mobility market
Bidvest Mobility poised to take on the enterprise mobility market

Bidvest Mobility, established as a result of the merger between MakeMeMobile and Bartrans on 1 March 2019, launched its new website last week, marking the completion of the integration process of the two companies...

Issued by Bidvest Mobility 5 Sep 2019

#EuroShop: Out with boring, in with experience
#EuroShop: Out with boring, in with experience

To be successful today, bricks and mortar stores must move from selling as their main purpose to providing consumers with a combination of products and experiences that are engaging and inspirational...

By Danette Breitenbach 5 Sep 2019

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Partnerships are key to the future of inclusive payments in SA

The private and public sectors must collaborate to reduce the reliance on cash and encourage the use of digital payment methods and financial services to achieve more inclusive and sustainable economic growth...

5 Sep 2019

2019 Sunday Times/Sowetan Shopper Survey reveals SA's favourite retailers
2019 Sunday Times/Sowetan Shopper Survey reveals SA's favourite retailers

Shoprite took the title as South Africa's favourite retailer in the 2019 Sunday Times/Sowetan Shopper Survey. Clicks and Pick n Pay came 2nd and 3rd respectively...

5 Sep 2019

Image credit: Mervyn Chan on Unsplash.
#FutureFitYourself: Could sentiment analysis be the magic wand for understanding the contemporary consumer?

Sentiment analysis could expose some deep insights about our customers...

By Carmen Murray 5 Sep 2019

SA designer Thebe Magugu first African to win LVMH Prize
SA designer Thebe Magugu first African to win LVMH Prize

South African talent Thebe Magugu, 26, is the winner of the 2019 LVMH Prize for Young Fashion Designers. Magugu is the first designer from Africa to scoop the coveted award...

5 Sep 2019

Standout exhibitors at Cape Town Homemakers Expo 2019
Standout exhibitors at Cape Town Homemakers Expo 2019

The 24th annual Cape Town Homemakers Expo held at the CTICC from 9 August to 1 September attracted just under 27,000 visitors this year...

4 Sep 2019

Nestlé announces winners of sub-Saharan Africa innovation challenge
Nestlé announces winners of sub-Saharan Africa innovation challenge

African startups Shopit, Exportunity and Wakulima from South Africa, Benin and Tanzania respectively, emerged the winners of the Nestlé Research and Development sub-Saharan innovation challenge...

4 Sep 2019

How to keep sales booming throughout the year
How to keep sales booming throughout the year

Ensuring that your business stays on a consistent sales streak throughout the year - especially during slower seasons - can be a tough task. Wholesale fashion brand BGirl Fashion offers some tips on how to exactly that.

4 Sep 2019

Customer loyalty - It's a dog's life
Customer loyalty - It's a dog's life

Acquiring today's customer is a lot like getting a dog. They provide an endless amount of value and the feel-good sense of confidence that you're doing a good job...

By David Alves 4 Sep 2019

Woolworths to trial recycled paper shopping bags
Woolworths to trial recycled paper shopping bags

Woolworths is trialling bags made out of 100% recycled paper for fashion, beauty and homeware purchases at its Blue Route store in Cape Town...

3 Sep 2019

Siyanda Mbele's presentation.
Meet the winners of the 2019 Clout Designers' Industry Days Fired Up By Nando's

The winners of the inaugural Clout Designers' Industry Days Fired Up By Nando's have been announced...

3 Sep 2019

How female consumers are shaping SA's e-commerce boom
How female consumers are shaping SA's e-commerce boom

High mobile penetration, secure payment options and changing spending habits, and female consumers, are driving SA e-commerce...

3 Sep 2019

Image credit: Thought Catalog on Unsplash.
Do you know what your customers want their customers to experience?

It's a common question that we assume everyone knows or understands. But assuming versus engaging, in order to know, are vastly different...

By Jane Stevenson 3 Sep 2019

How young Africans are going green in business
How young Africans are going green in business

The youth are the driving force for action on climate and the environment. That was the message hammered home to delegates at Africa Climate Week earlier this year...

By Franck Kuwonu 3 Sep 2019

South Africans can soon shop Zara online
South Africans can soon shop Zara online

Fashion retailer Zara is launching online shopping in South Africa through its website zara.com/za. The complete collections for women, men and kids will be available online...

3 Sep 2019

City of Cape Town to revive Green Point Market
City of Cape Town to revive Green Point Market

The City of Cape Town is set to revive Green Point Market, which was relocated to make way for the construction of the Cape Town Stadium and the surrounding Green Point Urban Park...

2 Sep 2019

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