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African Pioneer Marine acquires canned pilchards brand Glenryck
African Pioneer Marine acquires canned pilchards brand GlenryckArticle

The Glenryck brand joins the 100% black-owned Pioneer Fishing, under the umbrella of African Pioneer Marine...

3 days ago

The V&A Waterfront is calling all food entrepreneurs to join kitchen incubator programme
The V&A Waterfront is calling all food entrepreneurs to join kitchen incubator programmeArticle

The V&A Waterfront has taken the next step in making the Western Cape's first inclusive kitchen incubator a reality by calling for applications...

17 Sep 2020

Call for food entrepreneurs to join the Cape's first kitchen incubator
Call for food entrepreneurs to join the Cape's first kitchen incubatorArticle

The V&A Waterfront has taken the next step in making the Western Cape's first inclusive kitchen incubator a reality by calling for applications...

17 Sep 2020

Challenger Type - The Missionary
Challenger Type - The MissionaryArticle

In an environment that indexes high on unemployment, poor education, gangsterism and drug abuse, hope can be hard to come by. For many, that's the reality of living in the Cape Flats in South Africa's Western Cape...

Issued by eatbigfish 15 Sep 2020

New home for SA fashion at Mall of Africa
New home for SA fashion at Mall of AfricaArticle

Mall of Africa is the new host of SA Fashion Week and has also welcomed the opening of Koop Studio, a new retail hub that showcases the work of local fashion designers. Koop Studio is a collaborative venture between Sandy Rogers and Lucilla Booyzen...

15 Sep 2020

Techpreneurs - the face of the future
Techpreneurs - the face of the futureArticle

The University of the Western Cape's Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CEI) hosted a webinar entitled Techpreneurship: Is this a viable option for your future?

Charleen Duncan 10 Sep 2020

The bottom line is not the only indicator of success in customer satisfaction
The bottom line is not the only indicator of success in customer satisfactionArticle

There are many ways to assess the impact of a marketing strategy on customer satisfaction levels but using bottom-line numbers as the ultimate indicator no longer cuts it...

Nonhlanhla Koza, Issued by Oliver 7 Sep 2020

Plant-based innovation trends - now and beyond 2020
Plant-based innovation trends - now and beyond 2020Article

Plant-based has been a growing food trend for some years now, and with greater consumer interest has come better product innovation...

Hayley Richardson 7 Sep 2020

Future of HR | 10 ways we need to prepare ourselves for the future of work
Future of HR | 10 ways we need to prepare ourselves for the future of workArticle

On 2 and 3 September, Topco Media and Simplify hosted the digital Future of HR Summit. An annual innovation-focused initiative that aimed to help delegates prepare for the hyper-digitised workplace of tomorrow...

Issued by Topco Media 4 Sep 2020

#WomensMonth: Taryn Gill's vision to build a household name in African haircare
#WomensMonth: Taryn Gill's vision to build a household name in African haircareArticle

Taryn Gill left behind an established career in marketing to launch a haircare brand with products formulated for curly and coily hair textures...

Lauren Hartzenberg 27 Aug 2020

Develop products and market them with women in mind
Develop products and market them with women in mindArticle

Although women are more likely to be unemployed and earn less than their male counterparts, research has found that women hold the buying power in most SA households...

Kerry Thomas 25 Aug 2020

IAB SA and IAB Tech Lab's virtual open forum on ad experiences and measurement
IAB SA and IAB Tech Lab's virtual open forum on ad experiences and measurementArticle

Coverage of Angelina Eng, VP of Measurement and Attribution at IAB Tech Lab's presentation on the subject of ad experience and measurement...

Juanita Pienaar 24 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: Tugba Abadan, head of Africa at Paxful, finds success in the crypto space
#WomensMonth: Tugba Abadan, head of Africa at Paxful, finds success in the crypto spaceArticle

As one of Paxful's brightest young leaders, Tugba Abadan is helping the global next-generation peer-to-peer (P2P) Bitcoin marketplace bring financial inclusion to the underbanked and unbanked...

Evan-Lee Courie 20 Aug 2020

Two Green Lemons leads the charge on sophisticated, alcohol-free sippers
Two Green Lemons leads the charge on sophisticated, alcohol-free sippersArticle

"Non-alcoholic products are not about sugary drinks anymore, it is about sophisticated sipping," says Hanneli van der Merwe, co-founder of specialist beverage developer Two Green Lemons...

Lauren Hartzenberg 13 Aug 2020

8 golden rules for brands to win in a recession
8 golden rules for brands to win in a recessionArticle

Wunderman Thompson published a guide on 'How Brands Can Win in a Recession'. The global report is an essential manual for brands highlighting how to survive and thrive in the face of the recession...

Issued by Wunderman Thompson 31 Jul 2020

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Food giants appointing teams to focus on plant-based productsArticle

Food giants muscle in on booming alternative protein market, with dedicated teams to develop and sell plant-based alternatives to meat and dairy...

30 Jul 2020

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The importance of reliable data to reposition South Africa's tourism industryArticle

Reliable data and the smart analysis of it are key to steering the tourism industry through this time of uncertainty. But more than that, it is the blueprint for building a better road in the future and repositioning the tourism industry for sustainable success...

Emily Djock 28 Jul 2020

Telkom migrates customers from copper to fibre-based internet
Telkom migrates customers from copper to fibre-based internetArticle

Telkom is transitioning its customers from copper-based internet to new-generation fibre technology in all fibre-ready regions across South Africa.

22 Jul 2020

Is Clover committed to being better in every way? I don't think so
Is Clover committed to being better in every way? I don't think soArticle

The Clover campaign provides the ultimate guide to what greenwashing is, but more soberly, the impacts are yet to be felt...

Melissa Baird 15 Jul 2020

Cracking the Privacy Paradox: How to future-proof trust in the fast-growing data economy
Cracking the Privacy Paradox: How to future-proof trust in the fast-growing data economyArticle

To leverage data and automated communications, marketers have to embrace responsible personalisation...

JD Engelbrecht, Issued by Everlytic 8 Jul 2020

Digital Kungfu's CRM Zen reveals the state of customer relationships for technology businesses
Digital Kungfu's CRM Zen reveals the state of customer relationships for technology businessesArticle

Technology businesses that can increase customer retention and decrease churn will significantly increase their profit margins...

Issued by Digital Kungfu 2 Jul 2020

Dean Kowarski, CEO of Real Foods Group
Real Foods expands Kauai, launches Free Bird and acquires Uber NutritionArticle

Real Foods Group, which lists Kauai, Nü Health Food Café and other food brands in its portfolio, has diversified during lockdown...

1 Jul 2020

SA remains a hotbed for automotive talent
SA remains a hotbed for automotive talentArticle

The tough times ahead for the automotive sector will bring out the best in management talent, for which South Africa is already world-renowned...

30 Jun 2020

Phola Kula, process engineer, Biodx
#YouthMonth: Engineering her way to the topArticle

Phola Kula has made a habit of overachieving. She's a chemical engineering graduate, she's landed her dream job where she's instrumental in developing a truly South African 100% organic disinfectant, she's embarking on a masters degree, and she's only 26...

11 Jun 2020

#StartupStory: EquityMaven understands the true value of your business
#StartupStory: EquityMaven understands the true value of your businessArticle

EquityMaven, a local fintech startup, plans to disrupt traditional business valuation services by offering highly detailed, investment banking-style valuations online...

Evan-Lee Courie 2 Jun 2020

VUT contributes to the fight against the spread of coronavirus
VUT contributes to the fight against the spread of coronavirusArticle

The Vaal University of Technology Southern Gauteng Science and Technology Park (VUTSGSTP), in partnership with Tsidi and Friends, are producing face masks for their staff and students, as a contribution to the fight against Covid-19...

Selina Rapulane, Issued by Vaal University of Technology 29 May 2020

#StartupStory: Being distinct in advertising now demands being not just brave, but fierce
#StartupStory: Being distinct in advertising now demands being not just brave, but fierceArticle

Fierce is a new model of creative and technical delivery targeting international clients seeking creative and technical expertise from a cost-effective market...

Jessica Tennant 22 May 2020

Innovate Now seeks mobile solutions for people with disabilities
Innovate Now seeks mobile solutions for people with disabilitiesArticle

Innovate Now, Africa's Assistive Technology Accelerator, is seeking applications from innovators across the African continent who are dedicated to developing mobile-based technologies designed to assist people living with disabilities...

21 May 2020

Comair enters business rescue
Comair enters business rescueArticle

"While we had started making good progress to fix the financial situation six months ago, the crisis has meant we have not been able to implement it as we intended."

6 May 2020

Co-founder of MakeReign, Luke Engel.
Digital Agency Showcase 2020: MakeReignArticle

Last week Red & Yellow Creative School of Business held its 2020 Digital Agency Showcase online, free to attend because they believe education is the only way to drive meaningful transformation...

Juanita Pienaar 27 Apr 2020

#LockdownLessons: Finding the silver lining in WorksheetCloud
#LockdownLessons: Finding the silver lining in WorksheetCloudArticle

As the national lockdown saw the closure of schools and regular teaching methods, and the rise of homeschooling and virtual classrooms, companies in the edtech space have found it's their time to shine...

Shan Radcliffe 24 Apr 2020

Africa needs to promote domestic tourism. Joana French/Shutterstock
Strategies Africa's tourism requires to manage blow from coronavirusArticle

Tourism has become an important economic sector for most African countries in the last two decades. There has been increased investments in product development and enhancement, aggressive marketing, coupled with appropriate business-friendly socio-political reforms...

Issahaku Adam & Albert N Kimbu 24 Apr 2020

Learning in a time of educational revolution
Learning in a time of educational revolutionArticle

Glenn Du Toit, general manager and head of consumer business at Acer Africa explores key considerations to product development in education...

Glenn du Toit 8 Apr 2020

The Bizcommunity: Not taking lockdown lying down
The Bizcommunity: Not taking lockdown lying downArticle

In true South African spirit, even in times of adversity, daily stories of generosity and ingenuity abound. Never have we been more proud of how business communities are using our publishing platforms than since the outbreak of the Covid-19 coronavirus...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 6 Apr 2020

CUT assists government with Covid-19 medical needs
CUT assists government with Covid-19 medical needsArticle

CUT Innovation Services is assisting government in their fight against Covid-19 by printing 3D masks for non-invasive ventilation for use by patients. The project works on the concept of continuous positive airway pressure or bilevel positive airway pressure systems...

1 Apr 2020

7 functions of smart packaging
7 functions of smart packagingArticle

A white paper recently published by Future Market Insights (FMI) claims that the popularity of smart packaging is increasing in consumer goods and logistics services...

Issued by Pyrotec 26 Mar 2020

Olympic International to manufacture shoes with Vibram soles
Olympic International to manufacture shoes with Vibram solesArticle

South African footwear brand Olympic International will this year become the first local brand to manufacturer its shoes using the Vibram outsoles, which are known for their excellent traction.

23 Mar 2020

Charting Africa's 2020 taste trends
Charting Africa's 2020 taste trendsArticle

The 2020 South Africa Taste Chart is Kerry's annual review of the food and beverage landscape, tracking consumer trends, sales performance, food service influences and culinary experts to predict where tastes are going...

Issued by Kerry 23 Mar 2020

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Warc Rankings announces Effective 100Article

The Warc Effective 100, an annual ranking of the world's most awarded campaigns and companies for marketing effectiveness has been released...

17 Mar 2020

H&M Group offers third parties access to global supply chain
H&M Group offers third parties access to global supply chainArticle

A new B2B initiative by H&M Group, called Treadler, allows external companies, including competitors, to access the group's global supply chain...

6 Mar 2020

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Financial advisors need to adjust their sails towards valueArticle

It is no secret that financial advice is at a crossroads, with the industry facing several challenges. At the centre of these changes are the financial advisors and their understanding of their evolving roles in the new consumer landscape...

Henry van Deventer 20 Feb 2020

Maserati reveals plans to develop, produce new electrified range
Maserati reveals plans to develop, produce new electrified rangeArticle

Maserati will adopt hybrid and battery electric propulsion systems to all its models...

19 Feb 2020

Cengage, Edge Learning Media expand access to learning for SA's tertiary students, instructors
Cengage, Edge Learning Media expand access to learning for SA's tertiary students, instructorsArticle

Cengage and Edge Learning Media's new partnership will see Cengage representing Edge's leading textbook catalogue within the South African public university sector, as well as in Namibia, Botswana, Lesotho and Eswatini...

Issued by EDGE Education 18 Feb 2020

Bata's prodigy, Michael Wyatt, returns to local soil
Bata's prodigy, Michael Wyatt, returns to local soilArticle

Local South African Michael Wyatt has returned to the country through his appointment of Bata South Africa Managing Director position thereby supporting Alberto Errico, Bata Africa President...

Issued by Bata 14 Feb 2020

Leadership changes at Ford Motor Company
Leadership changes at Ford Motor CompanyArticle

The changes come as Ford is moving with urgency to fully integrate and accelerate its transformation into a higher-growth, higher-margin business by leveraging smart, connected vehicles and services...

14 Feb 2020

Lady backpacks and manly beer - the folly of gendered products
Lady backpacks and manly beer - the folly of gendered productsArticle

As women started counting steps and walking to work wearing running shoes and fitness trackers, there was one work-related item that had to change: the briefcase...

Samantha Brennan 6 Feb 2020

Barry Callebaut invests in dairy-free chocolate production
Barry Callebaut invests in dairy-free chocolate productionArticle

Barry Callebaut is investing in dairy-free product development and production facilities to cater to the demand for plant-based products...

5 Feb 2020

Pockets of CPG growth found amid squeezed consumer spending
Pockets of CPG growth found amid squeezed consumer spendingArticle

Like many business sectors in the country, the South African retail industry is battling the effects of stagnant GDP growth and constrained consumer spending...

Lauren Hartzenberg 3 Feb 2020

Bringing brand visions and stories to life through colour
Bringing brand visions and stories to life through colourArticle

Following Pantone's announcement of Classic Blue as its 'Color of the Year' for 2020, FedEx Office has collaborated with the institute to help businesses leverage colour through its colour matching and printing technologies, using the Pantone Matching System...

Jessica Tennant 23 Jan 2020

AI helps unlock data potential of banks
AI helps unlock data potential of banksArticle

Artificial intelligence (AI) provides banks with the means to make better use of the massive amount of data at their disposal...

23 Jan 2020

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