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Record SA win for Three Ships Whisky at SFWSC 2021
Record SA win for Three Ships Whisky at SFWSC 2021

South Africa's Three Ships Whisky snatched up seven awards at the international San Francisco World Spirits Competition...

17 hours ago

Babies R Us introduces wellness centre with on-site nursing sister
Babies R Us introduces wellness centre with on-site nursing sister

Babies R Us South Africa has expanded its baby product retail offering with a dedicated family-orientated wellness and care department...

11 hours ago

Afrikrea launches SaaS platform to simplify global selling for African merchants
Afrikrea launches SaaS platform to simplify global selling for African merchants

Afrikrea has partnered with DHL and Visa to launch Anka, a platform that provides African micro retailers and small businesses with e-commerce, payments and global shipping services...

30 Apr 2021

Pepkor H1 profit seen up 20% as cash-strapped shoppers seek value
Pepkor H1 profit seen up 20% as cash-strapped shoppers seek value

Pepkor Holdings said on Wednesday half-year earnings were expected to rise by at least 20%, supported by growth at its discount clothing business and a reduction in net debt and finance costs...

By Nqobile Dludla 29 Apr 2021

The benefits of digital signage in retail spaces: Could digital signage help to boost your retail business?
The benefits of digital signage in retail spaces: Could digital signage help to boost your retail business?

Retailers are still faced with the age-old question: how do you get consumers interested in a product when the competition is so fierce?...

Issued by LG 29 Apr 2021

EPR regulation: Doubling down on plastic bag producers
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

Optimising customer experience: it all starts with the data
Optimising customer experience: it all starts with the data

Optimising customer experience by leveraging emerging and new technology results in a host of positive spin-offs for businesses but it must be approached in a methodical and strategic manner...

By Wynand Smit 29 Apr 2021

SA surf brand Mami Wata crowdfunds for international expansion
SA surf brand Mami Wata crowdfunds for international expansion

South African surf brand, Mami Wata, is raising growth capital through European equity crowdfunding platform Crowdcube to scale the business abroad...

29 Apr 2021

SA debt burden catalyses consumer demand for alternative payment solutions
SA debt burden catalyses consumer demand for alternative payment solutions

South African consumers are under immense pressure amid record unemployment rates and rising cost of living as the cost of coronavirus pandemic to the economy becomes clearer...

Issued by Payflex 29 Apr 2021

FMCG advertising trends report across South Africa's leading brands
FMCG advertising trends report across South Africa's leading brands

Ornico has now compiled a free-to-download report on this segment, exploring advertising trends, new creative executions, developments and spending patterns...

Issued by Ornico 29 Apr 2021

DTIC and Proudly South African launch local online furniture portal
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
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

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3 ways to reinvent retail customer engagement in a post-Covid world

As the Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated the shift to shopping online, retailers have had to re-imagine how they do business in a new digital world...

By Robbie Kearns 28 Apr 2021

Thirst revamps brand identity
Thirst revamps brand identity

Thirst, South Africa's leading mobile bar and event business, has revamped its brand identity after over 15 years. The rebranding is part of a wider strategic diversification for Thirst...

Issued by Thirst Bar Services 28 Apr 2021

Food Lover’s Market CEO Brian Coppin with TVMA founder Mmabatho Portia Morudi
The Village Market Africa triumphs in Food Lover's Seeds of Change initiative

The Village Market Africa is the winner of Food Lover's Market's Seeds of Change Supplier Development Partnership, launched to create an opportunity for social enterprises to join the retailer's supplier network...

28 Apr 2021

Kantar launches South Africa's biggest ever consumer panel
Kantar launches South Africa's biggest ever consumer panel

Kantar's Worldpanel division has launched a new consumer panel in South Africa. The new panel tracks 6,500+ households to bring fast, accurate and granular insights for a complete view of SA consumers...

Issued by Kantar 28 Apr 2021

Heineken launches 2030 Brew a Better World ambitions
Heineken launches 2030 Brew a Better World ambitions

Heineken raises the bar with new commitments on the environment, social sustainability and responsible consumption on a path to a net zero, fairer and healthier world...

Issued by Heineken South Africa 26 Apr 2021

Welcome to extended reality or XR
Welcome to extended reality or XR

Just as brands are coming to terms with the various realities that is AR , VR and MR, extended reality or XR has joined the mix to keep us on our toes by ensuring brand offerings are optimised even further...

By Shaune Jordaan 26 Apr 2021

#BehindtheBrandManager: Adidas SA's Estee Jardim fuels a positive brand attitude
#BehindtheBrandManager: Adidas SA's Estee Jardim fuels a positive brand attitude

Jardim chats to us about her fulfilling career with Adidas South Africa, and why Impossible Is Nothing is a statement the brand stands by...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 26 Apr 2021

#BehindtheBrandManager: Patrick Kutumane for Lucky Star
#BehindtheBrandManager: Patrick Kutumane for Lucky Star

Patrick Kutumane unpacks Lucky Star's marketing strategies and brand campaigns, including the rationales behind them, brand sustainability initiatives and more...

By Robin Fredericks 26 Apr 2021

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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
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

Competition authority denies RussellStone Protein acquisition
Competition authority denies RussellStone Protein acquisition

The proposed acquisition of RussellStone Protein by DH Brothers and Seaboard has not been given the go-ahead by the Competition Commission...

23 Apr 2021

Colgate's first recyclable toothpaste tube introduced in SA
Colgate's first recyclable toothpaste tube introduced in SA

Colgate is sharing its packaging technology with competitors as part of its commitment to transform one of the most widely-used forms of plastic packaging...

23 Apr 2021

Samsung device is a telephone, not a machine - tariff ruling
Samsung device is a telephone, not a machine - tariff ruling

The Pretoria High Court recently had to decide whether the Samsung Galaxy S7 should be classified under the "machine" tariff or remain under its "telephone" tariff determination...

By Keketso Kgomosotho, overseen by Virusha Subban 23 Apr 2021

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OneDayOnly index unpacks changes in online shopper behaviour

OneDayOnly has released the results of its second ODOmeter, an index the company launched last year to better understand SA's online consumer behaviour...

23 Apr 2021

Using innovative solutions to ensure a sustainable future
Using innovative solutions to ensure a sustainable future

With climate change on the rise and our planet's finite resources in the spotlight, sustainability is an issue that should be on everyone's mind. Finding ways to look after the Earth and solutions to ensure a brighter future for generations to come is becoming more of a concern for ordinary people and businesses.

Issued by LG 22 Apr 2021

Chicken chain Galito's continues expansion in Africa
Chicken chain Galito's continues expansion in Africa

South Africa-born food chain Galito's will soon have 20 outlets located in Kenya, as the piri-piri chicken brand eyes further growth on the African continent...

22 Apr 2021

#YouthMatters: Calling rising stars under-35 for feature on Africa's leading business media
#YouthMatters: Calling rising stars under-35 for feature on Africa's leading business media

Join us to honour the contribution of SA youth making a difference to business in our region. Nominees will stand a chance to be featured as top-story news in Bizcommunity's month-long #YouthMatters focus...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 22 Apr 2021

Vans sets out global sustainability goals to achieve by 2030
Vans sets out global sustainability goals to achieve by 2030

Vans will move towards creating circular products and systems that use regenerative and recycled materials, designed to reduce waste and keep products in use and out of landfills...

22 Apr 2021

Bobby Madhav, FNB head of trade and structured trade and commodity finance
AfCFTA offers massive economic opportunities, but there is still much work to be done

The Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement came into effect on the 1 January 2021. A total of 54 of Africa's 55 countries have agreed, in principle, to participate in the agreement...

By Bobby Madhav 22 Apr 2021

#BehindtheBrandManager: Meet Banele Msimanga, brand manager of Hunter's Cider
#BehindtheBrandManager: Meet Banele Msimanga, brand manager of Hunter's Cider

Banele Msimanga is the brand manager of Hunter's Cider and over the past year has worked on the brand creating great consumer experiences like Green Room events...

By Evan-Lee Courie 22 Apr 2021






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