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Level 1: Alcohol industry concerned about off-consumption restrictions
Level 1: Alcohol industry concerned about off-consumption restrictionsArticle

South Africa's alcohol industry welcomed last night's announcement by the government to place the entire country on Alert Level 1, but raised concerns about the continued restrictions for off-consumption sales...

17 Sep 2020

President Cyril Ramaphosa
Level 1 is hereArticle

It's been a long six months, but the data is finally showing that South Africa has traversed the Covid-19 peak, and the infection rate is holding steady enough for the country to move to level 1 restrictions...

17 Sep 2020

Risenga Maluleke, statistician-general
GDP contracts by 51% under lockdownArticle

The South African economy contracted by a staggering 51% in Quarter 2 of 2020, as the country reeled from the consequences of the Covid-19 enforced lockdown...

8 Sep 2020

Serving up zero: Covid hits the food and beverage industry hard
Serving up zero: Covid hits the food and beverage industry hardArticle

The current coronavirus pandemic and ensuing lockdown period continue to leave the food and beverage industry teetering on the brink...

Issued by UBU International 28 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: Heineken SA's Millicent Maroga: 'Let your work speak for itself'
#WomensMonth: Heineken SA's Millicent Maroga: 'Let your work speak for itself'Article

Corporate Affairs Director of Heineken South Africa Millicent Maroga shares her thoughts on female leadership and empowering women entrepreneurs, some of the challenges women in the industry face, as well as GBV...

Issued by Heineken South Africa 24 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: Heineken South Africa celebrates phenomenal entrepreneurs
#WomensMonth: Heineken South Africa celebrates phenomenal entrepreneursArticle

A group of entrepreneurs selected by Heineken will receive a complementary online advertising package with a total value of R90,000 to promote their businesses on Bizcommunity...

Issued by Heineken South Africa 24 Aug 2020

Industry welcomes lifting of alcohol ban, will avail resources to fight Covid-19
Industry welcomes lifting of alcohol ban, will avail resources to fight Covid-19Article

South Africa's alcohol has welcomed the announcement by the Government to resume the trading and distribution of alcohol and place the entire country on Alert Level 2...

17 Aug 2020

Alcohol industry says ban poses risk to trade partnership
Alcohol industry says ban poses risk to trade partnershipArticle

The local alcohol industry has noted the concerns raised by spiritsEurope regarding imbalances in trade between South Africa and the EU, as a result of the continued prohibition on the sale of alcohol...

11 Aug 2020

A bleak outlook for packaging in 2020, new BMi Research report shows
A bleak outlook for packaging in 2020, new BMi Research report showsArticle

South Africa's packaging industry could decline by more than 9% in 2020 as a result of severely impaired disposable income following the national lockdown enforced as a response to the coronavirus...

Issued by BMi Research 11 Aug 2020

Life With Kelly Khumalo in the age of Covid-19: single parenting with two banned businesses
Life With Kelly Khumalo in the age of Covid-19: single parenting with two banned businessesArticle

"The woman that you see in front of you is self-made," says Kelly Khumalo in the opening sequence of her reality show, now streaming on Showmax...

Issued by Showmax 7 Aug 2020

Treasury grants 90-days deferral of excise tax due on alcoholic beverages
Treasury grants 90-days deferral of excise tax due on alcoholic beveragesArticle

The alcohol industry welcomes the positive response from the National Treasury to its request for a deferment of excise tax on alcoholic beverages...

4 Aug 2020

Alcohol ban dampens SAB and Heineken's investment ambitions
Alcohol ban dampens SAB and Heineken's investment ambitionsArticle

SAB has halted R5bn in investments in South Africa over the next two years, while Heineken SA is reevaluating plans to establish a new major production facility in KwaZulu-Natal...

4 Aug 2020

Excuse me Mr President, could we have a drink, please?
Excuse me Mr President, could we have a drink, please?Article

Contrary to popular belief, if you make something that people want illegal, it doesn't just go away...

Rowan Leibbrandt 3 Aug 2020

Signs of daily Covid-19 infections stabilising
Signs of daily Covid-19 infections stabilisingArticle

After a rapid rise in Covid-19 infections over the last two months, the daily increase in infections appears to be stabilising, particularly in the Western Cape, Gauteng and Eastern Cape...

3 Aug 2020

South Hill Vineyards' chic new houseboat is the perfect getaway for nature lovers and water babies
South Hill Vineyards' chic new houseboat is the perfect getaway for nature lovers and water babiesArticle

The recently-added houseboat accommodation option at South Hill Vineyards in the charming Elgin Valley needs to be added to your secluded social distancing getaway list now that leisure travel has opened up...

Ruth Cooper 31 Jul 2020

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Role players meet to discuss alcohol ban's impact on wine industryArticle

The industry body Vinpro, Agri Western Cape, the agricultural interest group Saai and Western Cape wine producers met last week to discuss the impact of the second ban on alcohol sales on the wine industry.

30 Jul 2020

SA alcohol ban inconsistent with global Covid-19 response - industry
SA alcohol ban inconsistent with global Covid-19 response - industryArticle

"By prohibiting all formal sales of alcohol, South Africa has chosen not to follow global trends in responding to the epidemic, and unfortunately this comes at a very high cost to the economy."

29 Jul 2020

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SA agriculture sector 1Q20 recovery - where to from here?Article

Despite four consecutive quarters of contraction and ongoing challenges due to the global Covid-19 pandemic, South Africa's agriculture sector rebounded by 27.8% quarter-on-quarter...

Casey Delport 28 Jul 2020

Tavern Relief Programme aims to raise R100m support package
Tavern Relief Programme aims to raise R100m support packageArticle

The Tavern Relief Programme seeks to raise R100m to support 34,500 taverns over a two to three-month period by providing food parcels and other necessary supplies...

27 Jul 2020

Cooking up a storm: Restaurant staff protest across South Africa
Cooking up a storm: Restaurant staff protest across South AfricaArticle

Curfew and alcohol ban cited as major factors as the industry sheds thousands of jobs...

Zoë Postman, Nokulunga Majola, Ashraf Hendricks, Joseph Chirume and Lucas Nowicki 23 Jul 2020

Liquor traders, restaurants plead with govt to lift alcohol ban
Liquor traders, restaurants plead with govt to lift alcohol banArticle

Industry bodies representing South Africa's alcohol and restaurant industries have requested for the sale of liquor to resume based on a set of conditions to be agreed by both parties...

22 Jul 2020

Liquor losses make for a sobering situation
Liquor losses make for a sobering situationArticle

South Africa's entry into an era of liquor prohibition saw a loss of R20bn in alcohol sales during the first nine weeks of lockdown. With a second ban, the country will lose a further R10bn for every month the ban continues...

Issued by Nielsen 22 Jul 2020

The sit-down restaurant industry's blueprint for recovery
The sit-down restaurant industry's blueprint for recoveryArticle

The Restaurant Collective (R|C) has launched its roadmap to recovery which it sees as a practical plan that can succeed if it garners broad support...

Grace Harding 22 Jul 2020

Alcohol industry applies for deferment of R5bn in excise tax
Alcohol industry applies for deferment of R5bn in excise taxArticle

"The sustainability of the sector, now and in the post-Covid-19 era, is dependent on this deferment if job losses are to be avoided..."

20 Jul 2020

Radford Dale contributes half a million rand's worth of wine stock to Grub & Vine's #RestaurantRescueProject
Radford Dale contributes half a million rand's worth of wine stock to Grub & Vine's #RestaurantRescueProjectArticle

Wine producer Radford Dale has committed to contribute half a million rand's worth of its stock to Grub & Vine's #RestaurantRescueProject - which is intended to assist South Africa's restaurant industry during the Covid-19 pandemic...

16 Jul 2020

Bernard Sacks, tax partner, Mazars
Alcohol and tobacco ban already devastating Treasury's coffersArticle

Since the start of the Covid-19 lockdown, South Africans have been forced to make do without some basic products at the various levels including alcohol, tobacco and fast food.

Bernard Sacks 16 Jul 2020

Alcohol ban may spell disaster for industry as job losses loom
Alcohol ban may spell disaster for industry as job losses loomArticle

South Africa's alcohol industry has expressed its disappointment with the government's decision to reinstate the ban on the sale and distribution of alcohol...

13 Jul 2020

Being locked down with your killer
Being locked down with your killerArticle

The Ask Afrika Covid-19 tracker interviewed a representative sample of 4,898 South Africans for the past 11 weeks, tracking the socio-economic impact of the virus, the lockdown and gradual re-opening of the economy...

Dr Amelia Richards and Micaela Mooloo, Issued by Ask Afrika 6 Jul 2020

#MarketingMasterminds: Carling Black Label | The Bravest Thing
#MarketingMasterminds: Carling Black Label | The Bravest ThingArticle

This month's Marketing Mastermind is Arne´ Rust, Carling Black Label brand director. He discusses The Bravest Thing; a campaign that showcased how brands can quickly pivot during the time of Covid-19, while making great impact within their communities...

Issued by Facebook 29 Jun 2020

Unprecedented times for tax revenue collection
Unprecedented times for tax revenue collectionArticle

In February 2020, when Minister of Finance, Tito Mboweni, tabled his 2020 Budget Speech, he projected that the budget deficit would be R370bn for 2020/21...

Sharon Smulders 24 Jun 2020

Tourism, travel industry suffers loss of over R68bn in spend
Tourism, travel industry suffers loss of over R68bn in spendArticle

The Tourism Business Council of South Africa, says more than R68bn in tourism spend has been lost since South Africa's national lockdown began at the end of March...

23 Jun 2020

National Liquor Traders Council created to transform tavern industry
National Liquor Traders Council created to transform tavern industryArticle

A new national body has been formed to help transform South Africa's taverns into modernised and technology-savvy business enterprises...

23 Jun 2020

What is shaping culture? Men, trash?
What is shaping culture? Men, trash?Article

Brett Rogers explores the edges of culture and how things are changing, providing valuable insights for brands wanting to understand who and what is shaping culture...

Brett Rogers 18 Jun 2020

Liquor bounces back: Anticipated alcohol consumption post lockdown
Liquor bounces back: Anticipated alcohol consumption post lockdownArticle

The market is expected to witness a shift in the consumers' alcohol-buying behaviour as they settle into Level 3. Borderless Access, therefore, conducted a study to understand this change in behaviour and how it might impact the alcohol industry...

Issued by Borderless Access 17 Jun 2020

How fine-dining chefs, restaurants are making the most of the Covid-19 lockdown
How fine-dining chefs, restaurants are making the most of the Covid-19 lockdownArticle

Like most other industries, the fine dining restaurant business has had to migrate online to keep busy, stay in touch with customers and support their kitchen teams...

12 Jun 2020

5 predictions for the future of events
5 predictions for the future of eventsArticle

While spending many hours, days and weeks at home during the lockdown, the way we socialise and enjoy entertainment has significantly changed...

James Tagg 11 Jun 2020

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Partnerships can help brands combat Covid-19Article

During this time of uncertainty, consumers are looking to brands because they are intrinsic to every sphere of a consumer's life. Brands should use this opportunity to find different ways of engaging their buyers...

Sindiswa Masuta 5 Jun 2020

Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma
Lockdown Level 3: Some of the detailsArticle

As the country moves towards Level 3 lockdown regulations on 1 June, Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, outlined some of the details of the eased regulations...

29 May 2020

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Level 3 liquor let-down looms, warns SapicsArticle

When SA moves down to lockdown level 3, alcohol sales will be permitted under specific conditions. But does this mean that your local liquor store will be fully stocked and ready to sell you your favourite tipple?

27 May 2020

Quench introduces restaurant delivery service
Quench introduces restaurant delivery serviceArticle

Two months after expanding into grocery deliveries, SA startup Quench has announced that it's now doing restaurant deliveries and charging a lower commission than many of its competitors...

21 May 2020

Challenger Type - The Irreverent Maverick
Challenger Type - The Irreverent MaverickArticle

Witty brand communication that consistently attacks the comfort of the same-old-same-old, is a hallmark of an Irreverent Maverick...

Issued by eatbigfish 21 May 2020

What Six Dogs Distillery learnt as a small business during Covid-19
What Six Dogs Distillery learnt as a small business during Covid-19Article

The Six Dogs gin brand has been built on the back of the support from customers and partners in the industry and through the hard work and passion of our own staff...

Glenn Bryant 14 May 2020

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FMCG and Covid-19: Sector set for considerable changeArticle

The market for FMCG faces considerable changes - impacted by demand for consumer packaged goods, changes in household spending, increase in e-commerce and frequency of shop visits...

13 May 2020

A Covid conversation with Jean Naudé, CEO of Groot Constantia
A Covid conversation with Jean Naudé, CEO of Groot ConstantiaArticle

Di Brown chats to Jean Naudé, CEO of Groot Constantia to find out more about the current situation of the estate, challenges faced, and the future during these uncertain times...

Di Brown 13 May 2020

Webinar: Wine tourism beyond lockdown
Webinar: Wine tourism beyond lockdownArticle

Destinate, with the participation of UNWTO, Wesgro and VinPro, will be hosting The Future of Wine Tourism webinar from 19-21 May 2020...

12 May 2020

SA businesses innovate in the face of lockdown constraints
SA businesses innovate in the face of lockdown constraintsArticle

Businesses across South Africa are showing tenacity and innovating in the face of lockdown...

6 May 2020

When good intentions go bad - an alcohol prohibition history lesson
When good intentions go bad - an alcohol prohibition history lessonArticle

The banning of alcohol sales during lockdown was initially intended to help protect communities, but reality has set in and the outcomes remind us of costly lessons learned...

Hellen Ndlovu 5 May 2020

Pick n Pay partners with startup for same-day grocery deliveries
Pick n Pay partners with startup for same-day grocery deliveriesArticle

A new collaboration between Pick n Pay and on-demand alcohol delivery app Bottles will allow customers to top up on essentials from over 70 Pick n Pay stores, for delivery on the same day...

8 Apr 2020

How SA consumer behaviour is changing in the Covid-19 world
How SA consumer behaviour is changing in the Covid-19 worldArticle

It seems like the script for an apocalyptic movie, but none of us will even be venturing into cinemas - until much later in 2020, at least - as much of the world as we know it is in lockdown. Here's how the #lockdown is affecting brand and consumer behaviour alike within our borders...

Issued by Kantar 1 Apr 2020

Tavern licence boycott called
Tavern licence boycott calledArticle

Tavern owners across the Eastern Cape are being urged to boycott the renewal of their liquor licences following a whopping increase from R250 to R2,500...

Hendrick Mphande 26 Sep 2017

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