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Winners of the women in food FOOD XX Awards announced
Winners of the women in food FOOD XX Awards announced

In celebration of women in food, Studio H and Eat Out held the very first FOOD XX Symposium and Awards on 12 February 2019...

2 days ago

Connected and engaged consumers driving change in food and beverage industry
Connected and engaged consumers driving change in food and beverage industry

Increasingly connected and engaged consumers have become a key driving force for change in the food and beverage industry in SA, say stakeholders...

7 Feb 2019

Bacardi gets close to consumers in annual Back to the Bar event
Bacardi gets close to consumers in annual Back to the Bar event

On 7 February, Bacardi employees will pour into more than 1,000 bars in 130-plus cities around the world for the drink giant's second annual 'Back to the Bar' initiative...

5 Feb 2019

Retail industry CX strategy for 2019
Retail industry CX strategy for 2019

Customer 360 Africa, happening on 16-18 April in Johannesburg, is an all-encompassing event that will cover all aspects of the entire customer experience journey...

Issued by Corinium Global Intelligence 5 Feb 2019

#BizTrends2019: Bizcommunity hosts #BizTrendsLIVE!, an overview
#BizTrends2019: Bizcommunity hosts #BizTrendsLIVE!, an overview

Bizcommunity invited contributors to join its vision for Africa (with over 230 industry trend contributions making up the 2019 report) at BizTrendsLIVE!, which took place at Ster-Kinekor Sandton City in Johannesburg on Thursday, 31 January.

By Jessica Tennant 1 Feb 2019

The tech buzzwords transforming our TVs
The tech buzzwords transforming our TVs

Consumer electronics businesses gather annually at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), a global platform for companies to flaunt their latest innovations and battle it out for recognition as the best of the best...

31 Jan 2019

Another year of changing lives
Another year of changing lives

We enter 2019 with vigour and great excitement for yet another year of fueling the human flame at Varsity Cup 2019...

Issued by DNA Brand Architects 29 Jan 2019

It's bottoms up on 2 February for SA National Beer Day
It's bottoms up on 2 February for SA National Beer Day

Beer-lovers across the country will be celebrating the third South African National Beer Day on 2 February this year.

25 Jan 2019

Faithful to Nature crowns SA's favourite eco-conscious brands
Faithful to Nature crowns SA's favourite eco-conscious brands

Faithful to Nature has revealed the winners of its inaugural Eco Awards, a competition introduced to highlight the brands committed to demonstrating and promoting conscious consumption...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 21 Jan 2019

Kim Winstanley, chief growth officer and partner at Worx Group.
#BizTrends2019: Going green has never been more golden

The year 2018 was packed with environmental buzzwords. Sustainable, eco-friendly, low-carbon footprint, and upcycle are just some of the words that we are used to hearing in conversations with our clients, and for good reason...

By Kim Winstanley 17 Jan 2019

Leo van de Polder on expanding the Shop network in South Africa
Leo van de Polder on expanding the Shop network in South Africa

With a presence in more than 20 countries, the Shop Association's purpose is to empower its members with ongoing education, networking opportunities and real-world insights...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 16 Jan 2019

#BestofBiz 2018: Retail
#BestofBiz 2018: Retail

Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Retail site over the past year below...

18 Dec 2018

Mary Quant with Vidal Sassoon, 1964. Photograph by Ronald Dumont, Image courtesy of V&A Museum
Mary Quant: Fashion's inspirational icon for the #metoo era

Tickets have just gone on sale for the V&A London's Mary Quant exhibition, which opens its doors on 6 April 2019. The timing, whether through luck or curatorial savvy, feels perfect...

By Jenny Gilbert 12 Dec 2018

#IATF2018: Paving the way to increased intra-African trade
#IATF2018: Paving the way to increased intra-African trade

According to Minister of Trade and Industry, Rob Davies, the African continent is an "extremely important" market for South African business, especially those that trade in value-added products...

12 Dec 2018

#ATFexpo2018: How to localise global trends for the SA consumer - Part 2
#ATFexpo2018: How to localise global trends for the SA consumer - Part 2

Nicola Cooper delivered a trend talk on the localisation of global trends at the recent ATF Trade Expo in Cape Town...

By Maroefah Smith 5 Dec 2018

#ATFexpo2018: How to localise global trends for the SA consumer - Part 1
#ATFexpo2018: How to localise global trends for the SA consumer - Part 1

The moment you provide the South African consumer with what they need, they will start purchasing whatever you are selling. This was the main message from trend analyst Nicola Cooper...

By Maroefah Smith 4 Dec 2018

Africa Trade Week 2019 set for Johannesburg in June
Africa Trade Week 2019 set for Johannesburg in June

Africa Trade Week will be held from 23 to 25 June 2019 at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Johannesburg...

28 Nov 2018

#ATFexpo2018: Buy less, spend more - the case for luxury fashion
#ATFexpo2018: Buy less, spend more - the case for luxury fashion

With a quick-throwaway culture defining the fast fashion era, investing in quality, handcrafted goods that are designed to last is one way consumers can shop more sustainably...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 27 Nov 2018

#ATFexpo2018: How the conscious consumer is reshaping fashion retail
#ATFexpo2018: How the conscious consumer is reshaping fashion retail

The conscious consumer is fast reshaping the retail fashion and textile landscape. Consumers demanding transparency and traceability are changing the ways retailers operate...

By Maroefah Smith 26 Nov 2018

SA's top retailers on improving access to fresh and healthy food
SA's top retailers on improving access to fresh and healthy food

In an environment where many households are food insecure and some face malnutrition, rural food hubs are a sustainable business model that can deliver affordable, nutritious food...

21 Nov 2018

Celebrating South Africa's culinary rock stars at the Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Restaurant Awards
Celebrating South Africa's culinary rock stars at the Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Restaurant Awards

The annual Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Restaurant Awards took place at the GrandWest Grand Arena in Cape Town on Sunday, 18 November 2018...

By Eugene Yiga 21 Nov 2018

SA retailers nominated for International Retailer of the Year awards
SA retailers nominated for International Retailer of the Year awards

Two South African retailers, Supersave Food Town Hyper and Take n Pay Food Town Hyper, are nominees in the IGA International Retailer of the Year awards...

20 Nov 2018

Move over The Test Kitchen! The Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Restaurant Awards has a new #1
Move over The Test Kitchen! The Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Restaurant Awards has a new #1

The Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Restaurant Awards recently unveiled the list of 2018's best restaurants in South Africa at GrandWest in Cape Town...

19 Nov 2018

Pentawards Live speakers: Denise Siebert, vice president, design of the Global Kellogg Company, design and visual identity leader at Diageo; Ann Chen and Mauro Porcini, PepsiCo, chief design officer.
Microsoft's Kevin Marshall joins the Pentawards Conference lineup

The Pentawards Live Amsterdam will be hosting international speakers from a selection of the world's most renowned brands and Microsoft's Kevin Marshall is the latest speaker to be announced...

16 Nov 2018

Brabys teams up with prominent KZN bridal and beauty show
Brabys teams up with prominent KZN bridal and beauty show

Dedicated to providing inspiration for soon-to-be brides, Brabys Future Bride magazine has partnered with Durban's leading events company, Conker Exhibitions, to bring a fresh take on weddings...

Issued by Brabys 15 Nov 2018

#FLS2018: Downgrade or not?
#FLS2018: Downgrade or not?

South Africa's economy is one that's vulnerable to the global economy, but it is the internal issues the country faces that will determine whether it will face a downgrade or not...

By Danette Breitenbach 15 Nov 2018

#FLS2018: The big business opportunity of franchising
#FLS2018: The big business opportunity of franchising

Over three-quarters of franchisee owners are optimistic about the future. This optimism is translated into the growth of franchises' contribution to the GDP of South Africa - growing from 9% in 2014 to 15% today...

By Danette Breitenbach 14 Nov 2018

Celebrate your events at Cape Grace
Celebrate your events at Cape Grace

Cape Grace's meeting and function spaces are ideal for your events. Each one of our five unique venues offer a distinctive charm coupled with a versatility that allows us to tailor the rooms to suit your occasion and needs...

Issued by Cape Grace 14 Nov 2018

#ShopperInsights2019: Moving to frictionless commerce
#ShopperInsights2019: Moving to frictionless commerce

Online retail is part of the much bigger picture of frictionless commerce where online is moving offline and offline to online. Driving this is time and convenience...

By Danette Breitenbach 12 Nov 2018

#ShopperInsights2019: Innovation drives brand success at shelf
#ShopperInsights2019: Innovation drives brand success at shelf

Lindt is a premium brand growing in a declining market. A luxury product generally bought as a gift, the brand launched a cheaper version catering to personal indulgence. Not only did this expand...

By Danette Breitenbach 9 Nov 2018

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