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Smarties celebrates sustainable packaging milestone with artist collab
Smarties celebrates sustainable packaging milestone with artist collab

Earlier this year, Nestlé Smarties globally announced its switch to 100% recyclable paper packaging. The sustainable packaging solution was introduced to the South Africa market in March...

13 hours ago

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Coming out of the Covid crisis a stronger franchise

Where there is a crisis, there are opportunities, and the franchise industry is implementing the hard lessons gained from the pandemic to chart a prosperous future...

6 hours ago

#BehindtheBrandManager: Meet Adam Deane of RocoMamas
#BehindtheBrandManager: Meet Adam Deane of RocoMamas

With a broad range of skills under his belt, RocoMamas national brand manager Adam Deane sits comfortably in the coveted 'unicorn' category of employees...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 1 Apr 2021

Jumia Ghana launches food festival to support local restaurants
Jumia Ghana launches food festival to support local restaurants

Africa's e-commerce platform Jumia has announced the launch of its Food Festival Campaign. The campaign, which will run until 11 April 2021, is organised in partnership with local restaurants and supermarkets, as well as blue-chip international restaurant chains such as KFC, Pizza Inn and Burger King...

1 Apr 2021

#BehindtheBrandManager: Lance Dodgen, Heineken SA's marketing manager: Cider
#BehindtheBrandManager: Lance Dodgen, Heineken SA's marketing manager: Cider

Lance Dodgen, Heineken South Africa Marketing Manager: Cider is the custodian of the Dutch brewing company's Strongbow and Fox Cider brands...

By Jessica Tennant 1 Apr 2021

Sustainable fashion in the spotlight at Sandton City expo
Sustainable fashion in the spotlight at Sandton City expo

Sandton City Shopping Centre has teamed up with celebrated South African designers and several of the mall's tenants for a sustainable fashion exhibition...

31 Mar 2021

Empowering manufacturers to act more like retailers
Empowering manufacturers to act more like retailers

Not only did the pandemic cause local manufacturing output to drop by nearly 50%, manufacturers also faced a squeeze from retailers looking to provide the best possible value to customers...

By Greg Gatherer 31 Mar 2021

Vans launches e-commerce offering in SA
Vans launches e-commerce offering in SA

Vans, the action sports footwear and apparel brand, has launch an online store in South Africa, available to local shoppers at www.vans.co.za.

31 Mar 2021

Off-premise booze ban over Easter weekend
Off-premise booze ban over Easter weekend

There will be a four-day ban on the sale of alcohol for off-premise consumption over the upcoming Easter weekend...

31 Mar 2021

Agri SA and partners assist communities in need
Agri SA and partners assist communities in need

Agri SA launches its 2021 Surplus Food Aid Campaign today, Wednesday, 31 March. The campaign includes a total of R110,000 in donations and an estimated 30 tonnes of fresh produce...

31 Mar 2021

Checkers launches premium food range Forage & Feast
Checkers launches premium food range Forage & Feast

Checkers has introduced a new premium food range, called Forage & Feast, tailored specifically to customers' desire for "an upmarket and sophisticated product selection"...

30 Mar 2021

Potential 11-day alcohol ban looms, and liquor makers demand justification
Potential 11-day alcohol ban looms, and liquor makers demand justification

South African Liquor Brandowners Association claims that it received confirmation on 29 March that the National Coronavirus Command Council is intending on banning all sales of alcohol for 11 days...

30 Mar 2021

Accenture acquires REPL to grow retail, supply chain capabilities
Accenture acquires REPL to grow retail, supply chain capabilities

Accenture has acquired REPL Group, a technology consultancy specialising in solutions for supply chain, workforce management, store operations and retail customer experiences...

30 Mar 2021

#OrchidsandOnions: Mochachos on fire
#OrchidsandOnions: Mochachos on fire

Off the wall: Blazing burger desert concept turns up the heat; Advert is so hot you expect an appearance from Satan himself...

By Brendan Seery 30 Mar 2021

Several steps to powerful efficiency wins with hyper-automation
Several steps to powerful efficiency wins with hyper-automation

Those who can take this next step into technology-driven efficiency will be best placed to succeed in what is clearly a highly competitive global business environment...

By Collin Govender 30 Mar 2021

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Patel calls for partnerships in manufacturing sector

Trade, Industry and Competition Minister Ebrahim Patel says South Africa must rebuild its manufacturing strength to be able to fully benefit from the opportunities in the BRICS markets...

30 Mar 2021

Kenyan eco-friendly footwear brand wins sustainable design contest
Kenyan eco-friendly footwear brand wins sustainable design contest

Women-led Kenyan design house wins Fashionomics Africa sustainable design competition for turning fruit waste into eco-friendly footwear...

30 Mar 2021

International buy-now-and-pay-later interest-free phenomenon arrives in South Africa
International buy-now-and-pay-later interest-free phenomenon arrives in South Africa

South Africans can now shop online and pay later, interest-free over six weeks; Payflex customers can shop at over 500 well-known stores like Cotton On, Superbalist and The Pro Shop...

Issued by Payflex 30 Mar 2021

Levi's drives awareness around importance of clean drinking water
Levi's drives awareness around importance of clean drinking water

Levi Strauss & Co is drawing attention to the environmental challenge of water pollution and how the company is actively trying to be part of the solution...

29 Mar 2021

Looking back on a year of lockdown
Looking back on a year of lockdown

As we approach the one-year 'anniversary' of that first day of South Africa's hard lockdown, it's a good time to look back at these challenges, writes Heineken SA MD Gerrit van Loo...

By Gerrit van Loo, Issued by Heineken South Africa 29 Mar 2021

Record triumph for Woolworths Mature Gouda at SA Dairy Awards
Record triumph for Woolworths Mature Gouda at SA Dairy Awards

Lactalis South Africa's 10-months Mature Gouda, made especially for Woolworths, was once again crowned the South African Dairy Product of the Year...

29 Mar 2021

Batsa begins rollout of Vuse Inspiration Stores in SA
Batsa begins rollout of Vuse Inspiration Stores in SA

British American Tobacco South Africa has opened the doors to the first Vuse Inspiration Store...

29 Mar 2021

Ackermans now offers smartphone range online
Ackermans now offers smartphone range online

Ackermans is offering its wide range of cellular and tech products, which ranges from high-end to more affordable products, online via its new online shop...

Issued by Ninety9cents 29 Mar 2021

Scan Display expands its large format print offering
Scan Display expands its large format print offering

In addition to its new products, Scan Display still provides its popular fabric branding system, the Tension Fabric System...

Issued by Scan Display 29 Mar 2021

What are the top upholstery options for pet owners?
What are the top upholstery options for pet owners?

Even if you have the best of intentions, pets have a way of breaking the careful rules you lay out for them. Plenty of dog and cat owners who swore they'd never allow animals on the couch have reluctantly given up their favourite spots for four-legged friends...

Issued by Leather Gallery 29 Mar 2021

Biz Press Office Quarterly: 10 ways to successfully start and manage a newsroom on Biz
Biz Press Office Quarterly: 10 ways to successfully start and manage a newsroom on Biz

A warm welcome and congratulations to the many companies who have opened or published via their Press Office Newsrooms so far this year....

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 29 Mar 2021

Jameson makes surprise move into beauty with Beatha skincare line
Jameson makes surprise move into beauty with Beatha skincare line

Jameson Irish Whiskey has announced the unexpected launch of a skincare range called Beatha...

27 Mar 2021

Alcohol industry suggests measures to curb third wave of Covid-19
Alcohol industry suggests measures to curb third wave of Covid-19

The South African alcohol industry has made recommendations to the government through Nedlac on alternative measures to deal with short-term pressure on hospitals...

26 Mar 2021

6 tips for retailers to manage their cash safely this Easter
6 tips for retailers to manage their cash safely this Easter

The Easter weekend and upcoming school and public holidays are an important trading season for retailers, but they also often see crimes against retail businesses soar...

26 Mar 2021

Mozambican Competition Regulatory Authority now operational - what this means for business
Mozambican Competition Regulatory Authority now operational - what this means for business

Almost seven years after the promulgation of the competition legislation, the Competition Regulatory Authority (CRA) in Mozambique has became operational...

26 Mar 2021

Mustadafin Foundation launches Mask My School, calls on volunteer seamstresses
Mustadafin Foundation launches Mask My School, calls on volunteer seamstresses

Mustadafin Foundation is calling on local seamstresses to volunteer their time and skills to help sew masks for learners in rural schools and communities...

26 Mar 2021

How a year of lockdown reshaped online retail
How a year of lockdown reshaped online retail

Derek Cikes, commercial director at part-payment platform Payflex, outlines some of the key pandemic-led changes to the retail landscape over the past 365 days...

Issued by Payflex 26 Mar 2021



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