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Jobs Connect - expanded workforce development programme - launches in CT
Jobs Connect - expanded workforce development programme - launches in CTArticle

The City of Cape Town yesterday launched the Jobs Connect Workforce Development Programme - a work placement initiative that aims to create job opportunities for Cape Town residents...

29 Apr 2021

Chicken chain Galito's continues expansion in Africa
Chicken chain Galito's continues expansion in AfricaArticle

South Africa-born food chain Galito's will soon have 20 outlets located in Kenya, as the piri-piri chicken brand eyes further growth on the African continent...

22 Apr 2021

2021 African Circular Economy Alliance: Giving waste a second chance
2021 African Circular Economy Alliance: Giving waste a second chanceArticle

Decreasing plastic waste and enhancing plastic recycling remains a focus area for South Africa, according to forestry, fisheries and environment minister Barbara Creecy...

19 Apr 2021

Diabetes is a growing public health burden. Ververidis Vasilis/Shutterstock
We're on the hunt for novel ways to assess the risk of type 2 diabetesArticle

Type 2 diabetes is characterised by elevated blood glucose levels. This can cause complications that lead to damage to the kidneys, nerves, and the retina in eyes...

Cecil Jack Weale 14 Apr 2021

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Challenging 6 informal sector mythsArticle

Technology liberates. To understand if the informal sector is ready to adopt tech innovation, certain myths need to shattered, says Kim Furman from Synthesis...

Kim Furman 7 Apr 2021

Kwikmart app launches to empower and support local food businesses post-Covid-19
Kwikmart app launches to empower and support local food businesses post-Covid-19Article

The newly launched Kwikmart app provides a sales platform for local food businesses, whilst serving up consumers more wholesome and healthier choices...

Issued by Kwikmart 7 Apr 2021

Flexible working franchise in South Africa provides a leading edge for investors
Flexible working franchise in South Africa provides a leading edge for investorsArticle

IWG Plc has seen a 19% increase in sales of smaller flexible workspaces, driven by distributed working and employee demand to work closer to home...

Issued by GO Content Lab 26 Mar 2021

A roadside Spaza Shop, Cathedral Peak, KwaZulu Natal. King of the Grasshoppers, CC BY-SA 4.0 , via Wikimedia Commons
Informal township businesses adapting to new Covid-19 worldArticle

GG Alcock from KasiNomics details how informal kasi businesses have adapted to a new world, using technology, social media and delivery...

GG Alcock 3 Mar 2021

Lessons in courage and innovation in a pandemic
Lessons in courage and innovation in a pandemicArticle

The sheer enormity of the sudden-onset Covid crises took the wind out of sails across all industries, globally. However, writes CEO of the IAS and Scopen partner Johanna McDowell, there are gems shining brightly across the marketing landscape everywhere...

24 Feb 2021

#OrchidsandOnions: Cheapie bucks the trend
#OrchidsandOnions: Cheapie bucks the trendArticle

Nissan: Bizarre series is clever departure from tradition; Wheetabix in the UK stirs up Twitter storm with post featuring baked beans on product...

Brendan Seery 24 Feb 2021

Fast food is growing in popularity with Ghanaians. Wikimedia Commons
Ghanaians are eating more fast food: the who and the whyArticle

Across Africa fast food restaurants have spread at a rapid rate, driven by rising income levels, rapid urbanisation and changing eating habits and lifestyles...

James Boafo 11 Feb 2021

New to motherhood in Covid-19 times
New to motherhood in Covid-19 timesArticle

As with pregnancy, nutrition is a particular focus of postpartum care. New mothers need the support to recover from the rigours of pregnancy and childbirth so that they can cope well with the different challenges presented by infant care...

Issued by Association for Dietetics in South Africa 11 Feb 2021

7 easy ways to help support South African restaurants and wineries during Level 3
7 easy ways to help support South African restaurants and wineries during Level 3Article

It is no dispute that the Covid-19 pandemic and subsequent restrictions - lockdown, curfew and the alcohol ban (as necessary as they have been in certain circumstances) - have had a devastating effect on South Africa's hospitality and wine industries...

Ruth Cooper 1 Feb 2021

Breaking news: Burger King's latest surprise starts 2021 off right
Breaking news: Burger King's latest surprise starts 2021 off rightArticle

A good surprise can make your day, but a great surprise can start your entire year off on the right foot. This is why Burger King South Africa is stepping in to deliver their best surprise yet for burger fans everywhere - the new Mystery Burger...

Issued by Burger King 1 Feb 2021

Franchise Association voices support for SA restaurant industry
Franchise Association voices support for SA restaurant industryArticle

The Franchise Association of South Africa has stated its support to the Restaurant Association of South Africa and the Federated Hospitality Association...

28 Jan 2021

The post-Amps landscape: play it as it lies
The post-Amps landscape: play it as it liesArticle

Mining South Africa's rich vein of marketing and media data to ensure meaningful and addressable media buying and planning decisions...

Issued by Ebony+Ivory 20 Jan 2021

Top 10 things to do in Joburg this holiday season
Top 10 things to do in Joburg this holiday seasonArticle

More than just an economic hub, Johannesburg offers local and international tourists cultural, leisure, sporting, fashion and lifestyle activities - which has made the city of gold an appealing destination for those wanting to travel for business and pleasure...

8 Dec 2020

KFC teams up with local designers to mark 50-year milestone
KFC teams up with local designers to mark 50-year milestoneArticle

KFC South Africa has collaborated with local creatives on limited-edition branded products, including a KFC-inspired streetwear collection and redesigned KFC buckets...

7 Dec 2020

OFM cooking up a storm in central South Africa
OFM cooking up a storm in central South AfricaArticle

OFM, inspiring listeners to live the real good life in central South Africa, is looking for the dishes that make central South Africa salivate! The Real Good Recipe Book seeks to showcase central South Africa's favourite recipes...

Issued by OFM Radio 26 Nov 2020

Does product integration on TV work or not?
Does product integration on TV work or not?Article

Virginia Hollis, co-founder of G2 Connection, explores the debate on whether product integration, into a visual production on TV or in digital, works or not...

Virginia Hollis 4 Nov 2020

Bendeta Gordon
Big franchise brands not better off during the pandemicArticle

Excessive reliance on retail infrastructure, insufficient investment in digitisation and poor delivery capability is severely impacting franchised networks...

Bendeta Gordon 2 Nov 2020

Safcei joins global cage-free campaign against Burger King owner
Safcei joins global cage-free campaign against Burger King ownerArticle

Safcei has joined a global cage-free campaign launched against Restaurant Brands International, the owner of fast food brands Burger King and Popeyes...

28 Oct 2020

Smarketing: Putting your money where your nose is
Smarketing: Putting your money where your nose isArticle

According to Dr Roland Goldberg, a senior lecturer in marketing at the North-West University (NWU), your wallet is more closely connected to your nose than you might think...

Issued by North-West University (NWU) 19 Oct 2020

What will the restaurant industry look like post-Covid?
What will the restaurant industry look like post-Covid?Article

Well the answer is, of course, that nobody knows, because nobody knows how a global epidemic plays out. But assuming that we don't end up in some apocalyptic scenario where old buttons are our only meaningful currency and we end up living on a diet of artisanal pool algae, there will be restaurants. And we will go to them. But what will the industry look like?..

John Davenport, Issued by Havas Johannesburg 8 Oct 2020

Good nutrition for good immunity
Good nutrition for good immunityArticle

The global pandemic has highlighted many fault-lines across society, and in our current state of ongoing disruption, it also presents us with unique opportunities to make changes...

Issued by Association for Dietetics in South Africa 8 Oct 2020

Restaurants and fast food outlets need a mindset change post Covid-19
Restaurants and fast food outlets need a mindset change post Covid-19Article

At the end of May this year, when South Africa was in Level 3 lockdown, I wrote an article about the need for customers to feel safe when going to restaurants and fast food outlets...

Craig Schwabe 7 Oct 2020

McDonald’s and Wimpy ended up releasing the same advert.
Advertising campaigns: what you don't seeArticle

The advertising and media industry, like many, have taken a hit from the Covid-19 pandemic. But, unlike a host of others, it's been fragile for a number of years. Global advertising spend is forecasted to fall by 9.1% by 2021...

Raeesah Chohan 29 Sep 2020

UCook gets physical with Pick n Pay partnership
UCook gets physical with Pick n Pay partnershipArticle

Pick n Pay now stocks UCook's range of ready-made frozen Craft Meals, created by some of SA's top chefs. This will be the first time UCook customers can buy their meals from a physical store...

15 Sep 2020

Covid-19 threatens the South African potato industry
Covid-19 threatens the South African potato industryArticle

The South African potato industry is under threat due to a surplus of frozen and processed potato products in Europe. This surplus is a result of a decreased demand brought on by the worldwide Covid-19 pandemic...

11 Sep 2020

Flex Catering launches first ever catering KDS (Kitchen Display System)
Flex Catering launches first ever catering KDS (Kitchen Display System)Article

The catering industry grew 50% faster than the entire restaurant industry in the last couple of years. In 2018 in the United States, catering made up more than $60bn in sales...

Craig Lebrau, Issued by Lebrau Press 10 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

Social compact needed to restore SA's restaurant, fast food industries
Social compact needed to restore SA's restaurant, fast food industriesArticle

The old saying used to be - "get bums in seats" but with regulations, sensitivity of customers to infection and concerns for employee safety, this is not part of the "new normal"...

Craig Schwabe 3 Sep 2020

#DoBizZA: Franchising for success in a challenging environment
#DoBizZA: Franchising for success in a challenging environmentArticle

Despite the devastating economic impacts of Covid-19, the franchising sector could remain a viable business investment for aspiring entrepreneurs...

Lauren Hartzenberg 2 Sep 2020

Broll report looks at SA's shifting last-mile delivery landscape
Broll report looks at SA's shifting last-mile delivery landscapeArticle

As technology accelerates the customer online order experience, the final leg, or 'last mile' expectation of efficient and scheduled on-time delivery has become one of the defining measures of customer service...

1 Sep 2020

Letlhogonolo Thobejane
#WomensMonth: KFC's Nolo Thobejane on achieving QSR success in AfricaArticle

Letlhogonolo Thobejane travels across the continent overseeing restaurant operations and contributing to the success of the KFC brand in Africa...

28 Aug 2020

GoDriveIn Roadhouse to open in Cape Town in September
GoDriveIn Roadhouse to open in Cape Town in SeptemberArticle

The GoDriveIn Roadhouse is set to spark a retro revival in the mother city when it opens at 346B Victoria Road in Salt River on 1 September 2020...

27 Aug 2020

Sunday Times Gen Next Awards announces 2020 winners!
Sunday Times Gen Next Awards announces 2020 winners!Article

Nike continued its winning streak with its sixth win in a row as the Overall Coolest Brand at the 16th annual Sunday Times Gen Next Awards, announced online on 21 August 2020. The winners span 71 categories and are based on the outcome of research conducted by Yellowwood.

21 Aug 2020

GaliPods ignite entrepreneurship in rural and peri-urban areas
GaliPods ignite entrepreneurship in rural and peri-urban areasArticle

Galito's GaliPods store format is growing consistently, with a planned expansion rate of six per year...

14 Aug 2020

Could ghost kitchens and deliveries be the Covid-19 cure for SA's fast food industry?
Could ghost kitchens and deliveries be the Covid-19 cure for SA's fast food industry?Article

Insight Survey's latest SA Fast Food/QSR Landscape Report 2020 carefully unfolds the global and local fast food markets based on the latest information and research, including the impact of Covid-19...

Issued by Insight Survey 11 Aug 2020

Sale price of Burger King SA renegotiated due to impact of Covid-19
Sale price of Burger King SA renegotiated due to impact of Covid-19Article

Grand Parade Investments has renegotiated the terms of the sale of its Burger King SA licence, after the Covid-19 pandemic and related lockdown shaved off R100m in value...

31 Jul 2020

Challenger Type - The Feisty Underdog
Challenger Type - The Feisty UnderdogArticle

The journey of the feisty underdog is the classic David vs Goliath story, and Chicken Licken decided to take on that challenge almost 50 years ago...

Issued by eatbigfish 20 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

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Digital culture plugs - The new frontier in urban youth marketingArticle

South African urban youth culture is a very complex space to navigate and without the right credible 'plugs' on the ground to introduce you or expose you to information about this culture and what is deemed valuable by urban centennials has become a very tough job for brands particularity in infiltrating this space and create relevance for themselves...

Bonga Mpungose Smanga 9 Jul 2020

Why smaller fast food outlets are part of SA's future
Why smaller fast food outlets are part of SA's futureArticle

An analysis of the South African fast food industry in 2019 showed that there was opportunity for the continued expansion of fast food outlets but that the market was beginning to saturate...

Craig Schwabe 3 Jul 2020

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Sunday Times Gen Next Awards announces 2020 category finalistsArticle

The Sunday Times Gen Next survey has announced the finalists across each of the 69 categories of the 16th annual Awards. The winners will be celebrated during an online event on 21 August 2020...

1 Jul 2020

B4SA assists informal sector Return to Work
B4SA assists informal sector Return to WorkArticle

Business for South Africa (B4SA), working with partners, is providing business in the informal sector with a set of easy to use Return to Work resources to help guide them...

24 Jun 2020

SA's franchise industry begins long road to recovery
SA's franchise industry begins long road to recoveryArticle

From negotiating rental relief with landlords and royalty fees with franchisors to asking for relaxed loan repayments with banks, franchise operators continue their battle to survive the lockdown...

11 Jun 2020

#OrchidsandOnions: Long live the new king
#OrchidsandOnions: Long live the new kingArticle

There seems to be a new Nando's in town - or at least a wannabe Nando's. I'm not talking about flame-grilled chicken icons, though Nando's is in that particular area. The fast food group has for going on two decades now, been king of the heap when it comes to producing funny, gag-filled advertising...

Brendan Seery 9 Jun 2020

Agency Scope Insights: Tough times call for agile measures
Agency Scope Insights: Tough times call for agile measuresArticle

Marketers have been looking for agility for some time, writes Johanna McDowell, CEO of the Independent Agency Search & Selection Company (IAS) and Scopen partner, and while some agencies have been able to meet the call, others have been somewhat slower. Then, along came Covid-19...

Johanna McDowell 8 Jun 2020

Covid-19 and its impact on the coffee business
Covid-19 and its impact on the coffee businessArticle

The coffee industry has seen a number of changes and challenges over the years, but none on the scale and magnitude of the Covid-19 pandemic...

Stacey Moss 2 Jun 2020

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