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Technology trends impacting global manufacturing in 2020
Technology trends impacting global manufacturing in 2020

It is no secret that the manufacturing sector is critically important for both developed and emerging economies. From producing necessities like food for a nation to creating much-needed jobs...

By Kevin Dherman 2 days ago

Puma partners with Jack Parow for limited-edition veldskoen
Puma partners with Jack Parow for limited-edition veldskoen

To mark a decade since Jack Parow's hit Cooler As Ekke reached number 1, Puma South Africa partnered with the local artist to launch the limited edition Puma x Parow Veldskoen.

3 days ago

10 children's toys on the safety WATCH list for 2019
10 children's toys on the safety WATCH list for 2019

Those looking to buy children's toys for Christmas presents need to be aware that dangerous toys are for sale in store and online, many of which contain hidden hazards...

10 Dec 2019

Pantone #ColorOfTheYear for 2020: Classic Blue
Pantone #ColorOfTheYear for 2020: Classic Blue

Pantone has announced its 2020 Color of the Year: Classic Blue...

6 Dec 2019

Van Dyck Floors restructures and shifts product focus
Van Dyck Floors restructures and shifts product focus

Van Dyck Floors and Nouwens Carpets were going to consolidate their respective manufacturing operations in Harrismith. However, Van Dyck Floors has had to restructure its business...

4 Dec 2019

Shimansky reveals Table Mountain-inspired jewellery
Shimansky reveals Table Mountain-inspired jewellery

Luxury jeweller Shimansky has launched a ring that pays homage to South African natural wonder, Table Mountain...

2 Dec 2019

#EntrepreneurMonth: Kicking and pushing with Galen McGee of Saucy Woodz
#EntrepreneurMonth: Kicking and pushing with Galen McGee of Saucy Woodz

Budding photographer, Skateboard P and lover of all things Africa, Galen McGee, founder and creator of Saucy Woodz, uses his love of skateboards to create unique, handmade jewellery pieces...

By Robin Fredericks 2 Dec 2019

#EntrepreneurMonth: The raw beauty of Black Betty Jewellery
#EntrepreneurMonth: The raw beauty of Black Betty Jewellery

Black Betty Jewellery is the latest addition to Sea Point's vibey Regent Road. Kristin Weixelbaumer created the new retail space to be the physical representation of the Black Betty brand personality...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 25 Nov 2019

LVMH to acquire Tiffany & Co. for $16.3bn
LVMH to acquire Tiffany & Co. for $16.3bn

LVMH has reached an agreement to purchase luxury jeweller Tiffany & Co. for approximately $16.2 billion, making this LVMH's most expensive luxury acquisition...

25 Nov 2019

Best in SA packaging shine at Gold Pack Awards 2019
Best in SA packaging shine at Gold Pack Awards 2019

The winners of this year's IPSA Gold Pack Awards, the premier showcase for the South African packaging industry, was announced at Inanda Club in Sandton on 30 October...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 22 Nov 2019

Private label now commands R54bn in annual sales in SA
Private label now commands R54bn in annual sales in SA

Private label has carved out a strong and distinct space in the South African retail landscape, proof of which is the category's R54 billion in sales in 2019...

21 Nov 2019

First traceable F&B packaging using plant-based polymers launched
First traceable F&B packaging using plant-based polymers launched

Tetra Pak, together with its supplier Braskem, has become the first company in the food and beverage industry to responsibly source plant-based polymers using the Bonsucro standards...

19 Nov 2019

These are Shoprite's standout suppliers for 2019
These are Shoprite's standout suppliers for 2019

The Shoprite Group honoured its most innovative and reliable suppliers at its annual Supplier Awards this past weekend...

19 Nov 2019

Legal pitfalls of offensive branding - Part 1
Legal pitfalls of offensive branding - Part 1

Over the past year or so, a surprising number of international brand owners have come under fire for offensive marketing campaigns, products, and brand names...

By Kareema Shaik 15 Nov 2019

Recycled Nespresso pods get new life as Vélosophy bikes
Recycled Nespresso pods get new life as Vélosophy bikes

Nespresso and Swedish lifestyle bike brand Vélosophy have launched Re:Cycle, a bicycle made from recycled aluminium coffee capsules...

12 Nov 2019

Tommy Hilfiger aims for 100% 3D apparel design
Tommy Hilfiger aims for 100% 3D apparel design

Tommy Hilfiger, owned by PVH Corp., is incorporating 3D design technology into all global apparel design teams at its headquarters in Amsterdam...

11 Nov 2019

Swedish outdoor brand Fjällräven to open SA flagship at V&A Waterfront
Swedish outdoor brand Fjällräven to open SA flagship at V&A Waterfront

Fjällräven will be opening up its flagship store in South Africa at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town...

11 Nov 2019

Portuguese ceramics brand Bordallo Pinheiro opens shop in SA
Portuguese ceramics brand Bordallo Pinheiro opens shop in SA

Portuguese ceramics brand Bordallo Pinheiro has opened shop in South Africa. The brand's first brick-and-mortar store in the country is located in Bree Street in the Cape Town CBD...

7 Nov 2019

#GumtreeReStyle Collection puts pre-loved fashion on the runway
#GumtreeReStyle Collection puts pre-loved fashion on the runway

Along with fashionistas around the world, South Africans are warming up to the idea of sustainable fashion...

6 Nov 2019

SA jeweller Shimansky to showcase at New York design fair
SA jeweller Shimansky to showcase at New York design fair

South African jewellery design house Shimansky has been selected to showcase at the Salon Art + Design fair in New York City from 14 to 18 November 2019.

4 Nov 2019

Magents founder Didier de Villiers reflects on the brand's 27 years
Magents founder Didier de Villiers reflects on the brand's 27 years

Didier de Villiers founded the Magents clothing brand in 1992, a time when South Africa was undergoing massive change...

30 Oct 2019

Are QR codes still worth using?
Are QR codes still worth using?

QR (quick response) codes have been around since 1994. However, it wasn't until somewhere between 2010 and 2011 that they became commonplace, primarily because smartphone technology added a new layer to the codes, creating a gateway to many different forms of content...

Issued by Pyrotec 30 Oct 2019

SA's best baby products, as voted by BabyYumYum parents
SA's best baby products, as voted by BabyYumYum parents

Parenting portal BabyYumYum has announced the winners of its inaugural Best Product Awards, highlighting the most loved and trusted products among its online community for 2019...

30 Oct 2019

Exploring potential of graphene in F&B manufacturing
Exploring potential of graphene in F&B manufacturing

Tetra Pak has joined the European Commission Graphene Flagship project as the exclusive representative from the packaging industry to explore possible future applications of graphene...

29 Oct 2019

Elevating SA design through property development
Elevating SA design through property development

Nando's South Africa's Michael Spinks shares seven lessons from a chicken brand elevating South African design through property development...

By Michael Spinks 29 Oct 2019

Karabo Poppy partners with Pond's
Karabo Poppy partners with Pond's

South African skincare brand, Pond's, has teamed up with local illustrator and street artist, Karabo "Poppy" Moletsane...

25 Oct 2019

New Diesel x Coca-Cola collection uses recycled materials
New Diesel x Coca-Cola collection uses recycled materials

Diesel has collaborated with Coca-Cola to introduce a capsule collection incorporating recycled materials...

22 Oct 2019

Ramaphosa opens South Africa's first smartphone factory
Ramaphosa opens South Africa's first smartphone factory

President Cyril Ramaphosa has opened South Africa's first smartphone factory at the Dube TradePort in Durban...

21 Oct 2019

Equator's sustainable approach to fashion supply in SA
Equator's sustainable approach to fashion supply in SA

From vegan leather to green building, KZN-based design house and manufacturer Equator is on a journey to drive social and ecological sustainability behind the scenes of SA's fashion supply industry...

14 Oct 2019

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