Daily deals online retailer OneDayOnly has launched a dedicated Shop Local Shop day on Friday, 26 March 2021, a gesture of support for proudly South African suppliers and manufacturers after what's been a tough year for most.
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...
People who loosen their purse strings during the upcoming holiday season and buy local instead of imported products could help improve South Africa's economic outlook...
With the annual Black Friday shopping extravaganza just over two weeks away, Proudly South African has urged shoppers to mainly purchase locally manufactured products...
If South Africa is to adopt the right localisation policy at a larger scale, about 3.2 percentage points could be added to the country's annual GDP, says President Cyril Ramaphosa...
Proudly South African, which encourages the consumption of locally produced products, was in talks with retailers and banks to launch a loyalty programme that would provide rebates to buyers of local products, the organisation's chief executive Leslie Sedibe said on Tuesday, 11 February.
The South African olive oil estate, Olyfberg, will donate R2 to cancer research on the sale of every litre of its Extra Virgin Olive Oil, carrying the CANSA Smart Choice sticker on the bottle. The estate is situated on the Breede River in the Western Cape, producing high quality, hand-picked, affordable olive products.
I always find it amusing when a national furore is created by a sporting body's decision to source clothing and equipment overseas. Like our official sports confederation and Olympic Games body, SASCOC, did a few weeks ago when it announced that our Olympic Games kit would be supplied from China.
Chris Moerdyk: @chrismoerdyk 11 Apr 2012
There have been many calls of late to support local businesses over holiday seasons, to buy South African, and to think outside of the box when it comes to our behaviour as consumers. The Institute of Waste Management of Southern Africa (IWMSA) adds its voice to these nationwide pleas and urges all to reduce excessive Easter waste wherever possible.
In keeping with the spirit of the last month, the Keep Flying campaign has broadened with the launch of the Fly the Flag Fridays initiative by the International Marketing Council of South Africa (IMC). It has also filtered down to even small family businesses such as the Cooking Bear in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands.
The Wine Tourism Handbook's 2010 edition has been launchedans is endorsed by Cape Town Routes Unlimited. It's also available at major local and international tourism trade shows, www.kalahari.net, leading booksellers, as well as through wine farms and hotels throughout South Africa, priced at R110.
Kloovenburg Wine and Olive Estate has been honoured with gold once again for their exceptional olive oil. The Estate's Cold Extracted Extra Virgin Olive Oil took home top honours in the Commercial Class at the recent 2009 SA Olive Awards.
Shoppers must buy locally-produced products, trade union federation Cosatu says.
A new initiative to encourage government and business to “buy South African” more actively has been launched.
A new initiative to encourage Government and business to “buy South African” more actively was launched earlier this week in Cape Town.
It is not in the least bit surprising that Government seems to have lost interest in the Proudly South African organisation because for some time now it has seemed to me that the concentration has been more on money than loyalty. It has also been quite confusing.
Chris Moerdyk 27 Jun 2007
The Oxford dictionary defines heritage as "what is or may be inherited and a portion allotted to anyone". September is Heritage Month in South Africa and it is every South African's right to embrace and celebrate being proudly South Africa! The International Marketing Council (IMC) gives Bizcommunity.com readers 10 reasons how to and Bizcommunity.com wishes all our readers a Happy Heritage Day and enjoy the long weekend!
Proudly South African has announced the appointment of two new advertising agencies to increase consumer awareness and support of this popular "buy South African" initiative.
Proudly South African has awarded the tender for the campaign's first buyer's guide - a comprehensive list of products and services to encourage decision-makers in the private and public sectors to buy South African.