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Converse strengthens commitment to youth mentorship and empowerment
Converse strengthens commitment to youth mentorship and empowerment

Converse is expanding its All Stars youth mentorship programme by opening it to the public for the first time, with the aim to incorporate a more grassroots approach to supporting youth action...

10 hours ago

The Crazy Store celebrates 400th store opening
The Crazy Store celebrates 400th store opening

Homegrown retailer The Crazy Store will open its 400th store on Heritage Day, 24 September, in North Cape Mall in Kimberley...

7 hours ago

#DoBizZa: Start your mixer journey with Barker & Quin
#DoBizZa: Start your mixer journey with Barker & Quin

Inspiration can be found in unexpected places. For Hanneli van der Merwe, it came on a business trip to Europe in November 2015 where corporate entertaining led to a personal discovery of the tasty world of craft gin and designer tonics...

By Evan-Lee Courie 14 Sep 2020

#DoBizZa: Turn your kids' artwork into a masterpiece with Kunz
#DoBizZa: Turn your kids' artwork into a masterpiece with Kunz

After losing her job as a graphic designer at an events company at the start of the nationwide lockdown, Nelia Kennedy decided it was time to launch Kunz...

By Evan-Lee Courie 14 Sep 2020

Wijn Tastemaker's Series spotlights SA wine professionals
Wijn Tastemaker's Series spotlights SA wine professionals

Wijn, a boutique wine bar and online store based in Paarl, has launched the Wijn Tastemakers Series on YouTube, which puts professionals in SA's wine industry in the spotlight.

14 Sep 2020

#BizTrends2021 - write them, own them, make them possible
#BizTrends2021 - write them, own them, make them possible

There's never been a better time to rewrite the future or a better time to come on board to sponsor BizTrends...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 14 Sep 2020

Walmart to trial drone deliveries of health and wellness products
Walmart to trial drone deliveries of health and wellness products

Walmart is partnering with Zipline to launch a drone delivery operation in the U.S. Initially, the service will make on-demand deliveries of select health and wellness products...

14 Sep 2020

Unilever SA to set up new diversity committee and advisory board
Unilever SA to set up new diversity committee and advisory board

Unilever is removing TRESemmé products from local retail shelves for 10 days and is setting up a new diversity committee to oversee future advertising materials...

11 Sep 2020

DJ Sbu's beverage company MoFaya launches range of soft drinks
DJ Sbu's beverage company MoFaya launches range of soft drinks

Local black-owned beverage company, MoFaya, has expanded its energy drinks brand by adding a range of soft drinks.

11 Sep 2020

#DoBizZA: Evalution Flooring, SA's first GreenTag-certified LVT flooring supplier
#DoBizZA: Evalution Flooring, SA's first GreenTag-certified LVT flooring supplier

Eva Kaiser, founder of Evalution Flooring, is intent on paving the way for a sustainable decor industry in South Africa...

By Sindy Peters 11 Sep 2020

#DoBizZa: Baskiti, a range of handwoven hanging baskets designed with purpose
#DoBizZa: Baskiti, a range of handwoven hanging baskets designed with purpose

Inspired by her 14-month-old in lockdown, Jana Leonard launched Baskiti, a range of hanging storage baskets designed with purpose...

By Evan-Lee Courie 11 Sep 2020

Clicks commits to boost spending on SMMEs
Clicks commits to boost spending on SMMEs

The Clicks Group has committed to increase spending on SMMEs and support local beauty and haircare brands, and other products...

11 Sep 2020

Covid-19 threatens the South African potato industry
Covid-19 threatens the South African potato industry

The South African potato industry is under threat due to a surplus of frozen and processed potato products in Europe. This surplus is a result of a decreased demand brought on by the worldwide Covid-19 pandemic...

11 Sep 2020

Alcohol industry donates R20m worth of PPE to SA hospitals
Alcohol industry donates R20m worth of PPE to SA hospitals

The South African alcohol industry is assisting the government's efforts to combat the Covid-19 pandemic by donating PPE worth almost R20m over two months...

11 Sep 2020

Government should encourage the use of locally produced building materials
Government should encourage the use of locally produced building materials

President Cyril Ramaphosa's recent announcement of a substantial infrastructure development drive to address the economic impact of Covid-19 will go a long way towards stimulating recovery in the beleaguered construction industry...

By Morag Evans 11 Sep 2020

Spanish fashion brand Desigual arrives in South Africa
Spanish fashion brand Desigual arrives in South Africa

Desigual has expanded its presence to South Africa with its first local store opening in Sandton City...

10 Sep 2020

Advertising can be poisonous but it should never damage a brand
Advertising can be poisonous but it should never damage a brand

Clicks' blunder was easily avoidable. Was it worth the gamble, if intentional, or will it damage the brand within the hair care sector, or in the larger brand equity. What was the damage?

By mike broom 10 Sep 2020

Putting power back in the hands of the consumer
Putting power back in the hands of the consumer

Brand Hubb CEO Rob Anderson tells us why he believes loyalty is priceless and says that having loyal customers creates opportunities for targeted messaging and tailored campaigns resulting in increased ROI...

By Jessica Tennant 10 Sep 2020

Substance responsible for Liqui Fruit recall not glass
Substance responsible for Liqui Fruit recall not glass

What was previously visually identified as "shards of glass" found in 330ml cans of Liqui Fruit red grape juice is actually crystals of a naturally occurring substance in products of grapes called potassium bitartrate...

10 Sep 2020

Consumer attitudes towards fuel loyalty programmes in SA
Consumer attitudes towards fuel loyalty programmes in SA

The average South African consumer sees loyalty programmes as valuable and as an economic benefit, and are generally committed to such programmes...

By Marius Wait 10 Sep 2020

Shoprite, Woolworths, PnP and Dis-Chem pull TRESemmé off shelves
Shoprite, Woolworths, PnP and Dis-Chem pull TRESemmé off shelves

Some of South Africa's largest retailers have followed Clicks in removing all TRESemmé products from shelves...

10 Sep 2020

#FreshOnTheShelf: New from The Duchess, Vusa Vodka and Spier Wines
#FreshOnTheShelf: New from The Duchess, Vusa Vodka and Spier Wines

In #FreshOnTheShelf, we round up our pick of food and beverage products that have hit the shelves recently.

By Lauren Hartzenberg 9 Sep 2020

Shoprite CEO Pieter Engelbrecht
Shoprite plans to close stores in Kenya

Shoprite Holdings plans to dispose of its Kenyan operations, and close its remaining two stores in the East African country by year-end...

9 Sep 2020

Beat the lockdown blues with some greens
Beat the lockdown blues with some greens

Nutribullet has added two more products to its range - the Pro 1000 and the Blender Combo - which means everyone can find a NutriBullet to suit their lifestyle (and budget) - just push, twist and blend...

Issued by Luxster 9 Sep 2020

Cash Crusaders launches click and collect service
Cash Crusaders launches click and collect service

Cash Crusaders has introduced an online click and collect service, marking the first step in the roll-out of its e-commerce platform in South Africa...

9 Sep 2020

Screengrab from the Clicks website.
Clicks delists TRESemmé, accepts resignation of senior exec

Clicks will delist and remove all TRESemmé products from shelves with immediate effect and fill the gap by expanding its range of locally-sourced haircare brands...

8 Sep 2020

The altered eco-system of South African fashion
The altered eco-system of South African fashion

For years now, South Africa's local fashion industry has been steadily trudging along. Many production and economic challenges face both local brands and designers, but the closest to their bottom line are inexpensive imports.

By Samantha Chrysanthou 8 Sep 2020

Castle Lager kicks off braai season with Mzansi's favourite sports stars!
Castle Lager kicks off braai season with Mzansi's favourite sports stars!

Castle Lager is proud to introduce #CastleBraaiSeason as they take back summer and reignite the braai culture...

Issued by M-Sports 8 Sep 2020

Ntshavheni calls on Clicks to promote products by SMMEs
Ntshavheni calls on Clicks to promote products by SMMEs

Small Business Development Minister Khumbudzo Ntshavheni has called on Clicks to commit to tangible corrective action by actively promoting black hair products that are manufactured by black women...

8 Sep 2020

Surplus food: The key to boosting household food security
Surplus food: The key to boosting household food security

Government needs to legislate labelling that supports the diversion of surplus food; the food value chain needs to find efficient ways to divert and deliver it; and civil society needs to put pressure on the system to ensure that their fellow countrymen are adequately fed and nourished...

By John Hudson 8 Sep 2020

Covid-19 donation to help millions at state health clinics
Covid-19 donation to help millions at state health clinics

Dettol donates 400 hand wash stations and a million bars of soap to promote proper hygiene practices...

Issued by Triple Eight 8 Sep 2020

Burger King petitions Home Affairs for citizenship
Burger King petitions Home Affairs for citizenship

Burger King South Africa has taken to social media to ask South Africans to rally behind them on their quest for South African citizenship...

Issued by Burger King 8 Sep 2020

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