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  • Dis-chem prepped for vaccination roll-out with 32 sites secured
    Dis-chem prepped for vaccination roll-out with 32 sites secured
    Dis-Chem Pharmacies has confirmed its readiness for Covid-19 vaccination roll-out. "We are well-positioned to commence with the vaccination roll-out aligned to government timelines, and we have prepared our teams to work at full capacity if supply from government is consistent," says CEO Ivan Saltzman.
  • The evolution of Gagasi FM and Heart FM
    The evolution of Gagasi FM and Heart FM
    And you thought 2020 was one heck of a year! 2021 brings winds of change as Gagasi FM and Heart FM will be launching their own media solutions company under holding company MRC Media effective from 1 July 2021. The stations will utilise Mediamark as its sales house until 30 June 2021. Issued by Mediamark
  • Construction of R500m Boardwalk Mall under way in Gqeberha
    Construction of R500m Boardwalk Mall under way in Gqeberha
    Construction has officially commenced on the Boardwalk Mall in Gqeberha. The first phase is set to be completed and launched on 9 December 2021. The official opening, which marks the second phase's completion, is scheduled for 22 September 2022.
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Free eCommerce Virtual Summit kicks off in May
Free eCommerce Virtual Summit kicks off in May

The annual PayFast eCommerce Virtual Summit, hosted by The Insaka eCommerce Academy, is set to take place from 17 to 20 May 2021...

5 May 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

Final call for entries: 2021 Old Mutual Trophy Wine and Spirits shows
Final call for entries: 2021 Old Mutual Trophy Wine and Spirits shows

The wine and spirits industries are reminded to submit their respective entries for the 2021 Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show and Old Mutual Trophy Spirits Show by Friday, 23 April...

16 Apr 2021

Rotary Africa event to unpack sustainable development of fashion and textiles
Rotary Africa event to unpack sustainable development of fashion and textiles

The topic of sustainable textile development will be discussed by a panel at the upcoming Zone 22 Rotary Africa Centennial International Conference...

14 Apr 2021

Thirst Cape Town under new leadership
Thirst Cape Town under new leadership

We're thrilled to announce that Thirst Cape Town's operation is now under the leadership and guidance of our original founders Clyde Aca Ackerman and Rael Lasarow...

Issued by Thirst Bar Services 8 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

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

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

Virtual Next21 expo to spotlight export-ready SA design
Virtual Next21 expo to spotlight export-ready SA design

The Next21 virtual trade exhibition will see 23 small South African craft and design brands have their creations showcased to a global audience of importers, retailers and decorators...

23 Mar 2021

What to expect from the virtual and physical 2021 Fashion Without Borders
What to expect from the virtual and physical 2021 Fashion Without Borders

The 2021 Fashion Without Borders (FWB) will be held virtually and physically at the Hilton Hotel Sandton in Johannesburg from 23 to 26 March.

17 Mar 2021

Cascade Holdings, SA's new multi-dimensional bar and beverage business
Cascade Holdings, SA's new multi-dimensional bar and beverage business

Cascade Holdings is a new full-service bar and beverage business aiming to provide solutions that will "disrupt" the local liquor and entertainment industries...

17 Mar 2021

8 things to consider about mall activations
8 things to consider about mall activations

Although not always simple to relay your brand's message, products, or services, and especially with the considerable amount of current activity on the internet and with competitors fighting for their share of the market, GL events continues delivering professional services in these unusual times...

Issued by GL events South Africa 8 Mar 2021

Credit: Proudly South African
Buy Local Summit & Expo goes virtual this March

The 9th annual Buy Local Summit & Expo is being held virtually between 8-10 March this year. The event is hosted by Proudly South African, the country's official buy local advocacy campaign...

4 Mar 2021

Fashion Forum Group announces inaugural Fashion Industry Awards SA
Fashion Forum Group announces inaugural Fashion Industry Awards SA

The Fashion Forum Group announced the categories of the inaugural official Fashion Industry Awards South Africa at The Mall of Africa in Waterfall, Johannesburg recently.

1 Mar 2021

Made in Africa conference aims to drive Pan-African prosperity
Made in Africa conference aims to drive Pan-African prosperity

The inaugural Made in Africa Conference and Expo, a large virtual gathering and showcase for African buyers and sellers, will take place on 13 and 14 April...

26 Feb 2021

Scan Display can build vaccination centres at scale
Scan Display can build vaccination centres at scale

"South Africa's exhibition industry has a proven track record of providing quick and affordable solutions in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. From testing and isolation centres to field hospitals, the exhibition industry's temporary structures have allowed us to re-purpose our stock and create solutions in response to this health crisis," says Justin Hawes...

Issued by Scan Display 16 Feb 2021

Cheeba Cannabis Academy to host free virtual Craft Cannabis Summit
Cheeba Cannabis Academy to host free virtual Craft Cannabis Summit

The Cheeba Cannabis Academy will host the 2021 Craft Cannabis Summit on 25 and 26 February. The two-day virtual event will include nine webinars...

16 Feb 2021

Mega co-located trade show set for Joburg in November
Mega co-located trade show set for Joburg in November

Analytica Lab Africa, Ifat Africa and Food & Drink Technology Africa have been rescheduled to November 2021...

10 Feb 2021

#BestofBiz 2020: Retail
#BestofBiz 2020: Retail

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

14 Dec 2020

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Virtual Manufacturing Indaba to gather experts from across Africa

Leading figures within sub-Saharan Africa's manufacturing sector will convene virtually at the Manufacturing Indaba 2020 to debate pressing issues impacting the region's industrial landscape...

1 Dec 2020

The Nelson Mandela Foundation and Takealot.com enter into merchandise partnership for Mandela Remembrance Walk and Run
The Nelson Mandela Foundation and Takealot.com enter into merchandise partnership for Mandela Remembrance Walk and Run

The Nelson Mandela Foundation (NMF) has partnered with South Africa's leading online retailer, Takealot.com, to make the foundation's merchandise for the Mandela Remembrance Walk and Run (MRWR) event available directly to South Africans' doorsteps...

Issued by Optimize Agency 1 Dec 2020

2020 Cannabis Vexpo Africa kicks off, lineup revealed
2020 Cannabis Vexpo Africa kicks off, lineup revealed

The 2020 Cannabis Vexpo Africa kicked on 26 November and will run until 28 November. Over 1,000 visitors were registered, live presentations and panel discussions were enthusiastically attended, and records were broken...

27 Nov 2020

Durban Fashion Fair 2020 to showcase designer mentees, new face models
Durban Fashion Fair 2020 to showcase designer mentees, new face models

The Durban Fashion Fair (#DFF2020) Class of 2020 show will be held in conjunction with the Durban Fashion Fair (DFF) Recognition Awards, which will take place on 11 December at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre...

26 Nov 2020

Old Mutual Trophy Spirits Show winners for 2020
Old Mutual Trophy Spirits Show winners for 2020

South Africa secured the lion's share of the gold medals and trophies across most major classes in second annual Old Mutual Trophy Spirits Show...

26 Nov 2020

2020 Cannabis Expo goes virtual
2020 Cannabis Expo goes virtual

The 2020 Cannabis Expo will be held virtually as the Cannabis Vexpo (virtual expo) from 26 to 28 November 2020...

16 Nov 2020

#ConsciousLiving: How the Vegan and Plant-Powered Show is harnessing the new virtual event space - Q&A with Heidi Warricker
#ConsciousLiving: How the Vegan and Plant-Powered Show is harnessing the new virtual event space - Q&A with Heidi Warricker

This year's Festive Vegan and Plant-Powered Show (FVPPS), set to take place online on Saturday, 28 November 2020, will play host to a wide range of plant-based food and lifestyle brands...

By Ruth Cooper 10 Nov 2020

VinoVeritas app simplifies access to award-winning wine and brandy
VinoVeritas app simplifies access to award-winning wine and brandy

The Veritas Gold and Double Gold medal-winning wines and brandies will now be available for easy ordering and home delivery thanks to a new, specially developed app for online wines sales...

5 Nov 2020

BabyYumYum Product of the Year Awards 2020 winners announced
BabyYumYum Product of the Year Awards 2020 winners announced

Parenting and lifestyle portal BabyYumYum has announced the winners of its Product of the Year Awards for 2020...

4 Nov 2020

2020 SA Craft Gin Award-winners announced
2020 SA Craft Gin Award-winners announced

The South African Craft Gin Awards has announced the 2020 winners. Double Gold medals were awarded to 21 gins from an entry of 125 gins from all over South Africa...

4 Nov 2020






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