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Avon Justine launches recruitment drive for female beauty entrepreneurs
Avon Justine launches recruitment drive for female beauty entrepreneurs

Beauty brand, Avon Justine, has launched a recruitment initiative to provide women in South Africa with sustainable earning opportunities. The company says it aims to ease SA's unemployment crisis...

18 Sep 2019

New members-only online retailer, Allsale Club, launches in SA
New members-only online retailer, Allsale Club, launches in SA

ParcelNinja co-founder Justin Drennan and Michelle Lehrer have combined their e-commerce expertise to create Allsale Club - a members-only online shopping business...

11 Sep 2019

Foschini reveals new All Woman concept store
Foschini reveals new All Woman concept store

Foschini recently unveiled its new fashion and beauty-centred All Woman concept store at Fourways Mall in Johannesburg...

6 Sep 2019

Clicks continues growth trajectory with 700th store opening
Clicks continues growth trajectory with 700th store opening

Clicks has opened its 700th store at Woodstock Quarter in Cape Town. Clicks Group CEO Vikesh Ramsunder says the brand remains committed to investing in SA and are moving towards achieving its target of 900 stores...

2 Sep 2019

Shop Association releases Storedits global display research
Shop Association releases Storedits global display research

A new research report from Shop Environments Association, Storedits: Skin Care, Make-up and Cosmetics, shares findings from 177 store audits of skin care, make-up, and cosmetics displays across Europe, Asia, Africa...

30 Aug 2019

Sho Madjozi, Stayfree introduce chatbot to make periods convos pain-free
Sho Madjozi, Stayfree introduce chatbot to make periods convos pain-free

Sho Madjozi and Stayfree have launched a Facebook chatbot aimed at making conversations about menstrual health pain-free. In Sync with Sho Madjozi is available for free...

14 Aug 2019

Jordan launches leading sustainable toothbrush
Jordan launches leading sustainable toothbrush

Leading specialist health and beauty distributor, ACDOCO SA has announced that it will be launching Jordan's award-winning Green Clean sustainable toothbrush range...

Issued by ACDOCOSA 6 Aug 2019

Unilever holds first Beauty with Purpose Showcase in South Africa
Unilever holds first Beauty with Purpose Showcase in South Africa

Unilever recently held its first Beauty with Purpose Showcase on the African continent in Durban, South Africa. The event featured industry partners and collaborators...

29 Jul 2019

Pond's reveals AI-powered skincare bot
Pond's reveals AI-powered skincare bot

Pond's has launched an AI-powered skin diagnostic chatbot designed to "help consumers combat skincare concerns" across four main areas - uneven skin tone, spots, pimples and wrinkles...

26 Jul 2019

3 steps towards 'glass boxing' your company with a Biz Press Office
3 steps towards 'glass boxing' your company with a Biz Press Office

Since 2001, Bizcommunity anticipated the role of company culture as intellectual capital. Biz Press Offices are a "glass box" game changer, offering a window into 18 industry communities...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 23 Jul 2019

A dentist with determination
A dentist with determination

To 26-year-old Roman Alexander from Durban, losing weight was the beginning of a total life change he desperately needed. His love for food combined with emotional eating caused him to gain a lot of unwanted weight over a long period of time...

Issued by Slender Wonder 22 Jul 2019

SA retail sales rise by 2,2% in May
SA retail sales rise by 2,2% in May

South African retail trade sales increased by 2.2% year-on-year in May, Stats SA said in a report, better than a Reuters forecast for a 1.6% expansion. The largest annual growth rates were recorded for general dealers...

18 Jul 2019

Organic skincare brand Pure Beginnings strikes distribution deal with Woolworths
Organic skincare brand Pure Beginnings strikes distribution deal with Woolworths

Pure Beginnings, a South African certified organic baby brand, can now be found on the shelves of Woolworths Food stores countrywide...

17 Jul 2019

Business boost for Stellenbosch community barber
Business boost for Stellenbosch community barber

Peter Cupido began his barbering career while running a business from his parents' backyard and has since opened his own barbershop in Ida's Valley, Stellenbosch...

9 Jul 2019

What the latest technological innovation means for the future of retail
What the latest technological innovation means for the future of retail

With neverending technological innovation, what will retail look like in the next 20 to 30 years?

By Maroefah Smith 2 Jul 2019

#StartupStory: Thuli Hlongwane shifts from corporate IT to beauty
#StartupStory: Thuli Hlongwane shifts from corporate IT to beauty

For years, Thuli Hlongwane was a versatile and highly experienced IT management professional with an impressive background in the IT industry....

By Evan-Lee Courie 27 Jun 2019

Woolworths makes the switch to vegan beauty
Woolworths makes the switch to vegan beauty

Woolworths has confirmed that its in-house beauty brand, WBeauty, is now 100% vegan...

25 Jun 2019

The Box Shop June 16 Food Market backed by American Express celebrated a youth on the rise
The Box Shop June 16 Food Market backed by American Express celebrated a youth on the rise

Vilakazi Street came alive as it was transformed into the epitome of youth culture hustle, echoing the entrepreneurial and creative spirit of 2019...

Issued by OnPoint PR 20 Jun 2019

Men with dry, itchy scalp are a turn-off - poll
Men with dry, itchy scalp are a turn-off - poll

Over 80% of women find men with a dry, itchy scalp a turn off, according to a new poll...

Issued by Leap Communications 11 Jun 2019

Grassroots commercial enterprises launched at Yes4Youth hub in Tembisa
Grassroots commercial enterprises launched at Yes4Youth hub in Tembisa

The Youth Employment Service has launched two new business partnerships at the Kago Yes4Youth Community Hub in Tembisa, the first step to fulfilling its next development goal of becoming a commercial centre...

3 Jun 2019

#AfricaMonth: Why Africa is primed for prestige beauty growth
#AfricaMonth: Why Africa is primed for prestige beauty growth

Overseeing multi-ethnic innovation for Estée Lauder Companies, Susan Akkad is no stranger to the concept of 'inclusive beauty'...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 31 May 2019

#AfricaMonth: Pan-African web series gives Maybelline New York an African flair
#AfricaMonth: Pan-African web series gives Maybelline New York an African flair

African personalities, vloggers, influencers and makeup artists bring an African flair to the New York attitude of Maybelline in the Makeup In The Cities - Africa web series...

By Maroefah Smith 30 May 2019

#AfricaMonth: The rise of Afrocentrism and its impact on the luxury business
#AfricaMonth: The rise of Afrocentrism and its impact on the luxury business

Africa has been a rich source of artistic inspiration for many parts of the world for centuries, but what's changing now is that Afrocentric culture is being spearheaded by the sons and daughters of the African continent...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 29 May 2019

L'Oréal teams up with Alibaba for AI-based app targeting acne sufferers
L'Oréal teams up with Alibaba for AI-based app targeting acne sufferers

L'Oréal and Alibaba Group have joined forces to launch an AI-powered mobile app designed to diagnose acne, to be made available on Alibaba's Tmall and Taobao mobile app next month...

22 May 2019

5 things to know before entering the pharmaceutical market
5 things to know before entering the pharmaceutical market

The pharmaceutical sector is following suite with general retail and going through uncertain times. More consumers are shopping the basics with baskets of necessities only...

By Eben Esterhuizen 15 May 2019

The Cannabis Expo heads to KZN
The Cannabis Expo heads to KZN

The Cannabis Expo is making its way to Sibaya Casino in Durban, a city famous for the specific strands of cannabis that grow in the region...

10 May 2019

Trends shaping skincare and aesthetics - Part 2
Trends shaping skincare and aesthetics - Part 2

Being an honest entrepreneur, I make sure I test and trial absolutely everything before I market and promise results. Many in our industry are in it to make a quick buck...

By Tzvia Hermann 10 May 2019

Luxury beauty now available on Takealot and Superbalist
Luxury beauty now available on Takealot and Superbalist

South Africans can now shop for their favourite luxury beauty brands online at Takealot.com and Superbalist.com...

10 May 2019

Sorbet Group launches aesthetics concept, Sorbet SK-N
Sorbet Group launches aesthetics concept, Sorbet SK-N

Sorbet Group has launched its first aesthetics concept store, called Sorbet SK-N. The new brand provides advanced cosmetic treatments for dermatological concerns...

9 May 2019

Trends shaping skincare and aesthetics - Part 1
Trends shaping skincare and aesthetics - Part 1

I've recently returned from Cosmoprof that took place in Bologna, Italy, with ideas on tap - treatments, products and devices that I'm bursting to import from different corners of the world...

By Tzvia Hermann 3 May 2019

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