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#DoBizZA: How local brands can leverage their 'made in SA' status to entice shoppers
#DoBizZA: How local brands can leverage their 'made in SA' status to entice shoppersArticle

Locally sourced products, services and ingredients comfort consumers, meeting their new needs for hygiene and spreading feel-good stories that celebrate the best of our diverse culture, style and ideas...

Karin Du Chenne 1 day ago

#DoBizZa: Local students start up Collars4Africa
#DoBizZa: Local students start up Collars4AfricaArticle

Every year, UCT's postgraduate management students who specialise in entrepreneurship are required to start a profitable business. Six students, who met through the course, founded Collars4Africa...

Evan-Lee Courie 2 days ago

Local poultry production shows moderate growth
Local poultry production shows moderate growthArticle

The production of South African poultry increased by 5% in the first eight months of 2020 when compared to the same period last year...

3 days ago

#DoBizZa: Start your mixer journey with Barker & Quin
#DoBizZa: Start your mixer journey with Barker & QuinArticle

Inspiration can be found in unexpected places. For Hanneli van der Merwe, it came on a business trip to Europe in November 2015 where corporate entertaining led to a personal discovery of the tasty world of craft gin and designer tonics...

Evan-Lee Courie 14 Sep 2020

#DoBizZa: Turn your kids' artwork into a masterpiece with Kunz
#DoBizZa: Turn your kids' artwork into a masterpiece with KunzArticle

After losing her job as a graphic designer at an events company at the start of the nationwide lockdown, Nelia Kennedy decided it was time to launch Kunz...

Evan-Lee Courie 11 Sep 2020

#DoBizZa: Baskiti, a range of handwoven hanging baskets designed with purpose
#DoBizZa: Baskiti, a range of handwoven hanging baskets designed with purposeArticle

Inspired by her 14-month-old in lockdown, Jana Leonard launched Baskiti, a range of hanging storage baskets designed with purpose...

Evan-Lee Courie 11 Sep 2020

Government should encourage the use of locally produced building materials
Government should encourage the use of locally produced building materialsArticle

President Cyril Ramaphosa's recent announcement of a substantial infrastructure development drive to address the economic impact of Covid-19 will go a long way towards stimulating recovery in the beleaguered construction industry...

Morag Evans 11 Sep 2020

#DoBizZa: Get that natural glow from Lulu & Marula
#DoBizZa: Get that natural glow from Lulu & MarulaArticle

This September, Bizcommunity brings the spotlight on all things local by supporting and celebrating all things local...

Evan-Lee Courie 7 Sep 2020

#DoBizZA: Born in lockdown, 22Leather creates hand-crafted bags for all
#DoBizZA: Born in lockdown, 22Leather creates hand-crafted bags for allArticle

This September, we're putting the spotlight on all things local. So let's #DoBizZA and support and celebrate all things local...

Evan-Lee Courie 7 Sep 2020

Locally-produced tyre a game changer for trucking industry
Locally-produced tyre a game changer for trucking industryArticle

Produced in the state-of-the-art Ladysmith, KwaZulu-Natal Truck Bus Radial manufacturing plant to meet the needs of the 'always on the road' trucking industry, Sumitomo Dunlop has launched a new premium drive truck tyre...

Issued by Sumitomo Dunlop 31 Aug 2020

Home-made set decorations and practical effects
Home-made set decorations and practical effectsArticle

Kids. Dance. Performance. Art Direction. Amy Allais is at it again! Except this time, using the language, conventions and devices of TikTok to complete this polished and charming spot for Checkers Little Garden 2, with our lovely friends at 99c...

Issued by Ola! Films 26 Aug 2020

Covid-19 pandemic driving heightened environmental awareness
Covid-19 pandemic driving heightened environmental awarenessArticle

A recent BCG survey of more than 3,000 people across eight countries, including South Africa, has found that in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, people are more concerned about addressing environmental challenges and are more committed to changing their own behaviour to advance sustainability...

Nicolas Kachaner, Jesper Nielsen, Adrien Portafaix, Florent Rodzko 26 Aug 2020

Foot-operated wheelie bin
Foot-operated wheelie binArticle

Our long-standing motto of 'safety first' has driven us to a new innovation: a foot pedal-operated wheelie bin, the first of its kind in South Africa...

Issued by Mpact Plastics 25 Aug 2020

Durban Gen - new e.tv local drama coming this October
Durban Gen - new e.tv local drama coming this OctoberArticle

The brainchild of multi-award-winning production house Stained Glass T.V., Durban Gen depicts a powerful partnership between storytellers...

Issued by eMedia 21 Aug 2020

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The cotton sector: A myriad of challenges, a world of opportunitiesArticle

While considerable effort has already been made, massive growth in the local market is needed to diversify South African cotton into new markets...

Cobus de Bruyn 11 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: Chantelle Mashego challenges gender diversity in the automotive industry
#WomensMonth: Chantelle Mashego challenges gender diversity in the automotive industryArticle

Chantelle Mashego, a senior manager responsible for delivering the locally produced Nissan Navara has been at Nissan for 11 years and understands the complexities of building a vehicle...

Evan-Lee Courie 3 Aug 2020

Food or foe - the real cost of counterfeit consumables
Food or foe - the real cost of counterfeit consumablesArticle

The rise of counterfeit consumables has increased exponentially over the past few years across the African continent. A cause for major concern as many of these cases end in a fatality...

Vashti Nagel 28 Jul 2020

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Locally made ventilators go into productionArticle

In what is a first for the African continent, South African made ventilators have gone into production and will be ready in a few weeks time...

17 Jul 2020

Urban farming: Is it financially and spatially feasible?
Urban farming: Is it financially and spatially feasible?Article

The urban farmer has some key issues to consider with regards to land, water, soil, infrastructure, and marketing opportunities...

Michelle Marais 17 Jul 2020

Michelangelo Awards now open to RTD beverages
Michelangelo Awards now open to RTD beveragesArticle

For the first time in South Africa, producers of Ready to Drink (RTD) beverages are invited to enter the Michelangelo International Wine & Spirits Awards...

1 Jul 2020

Newly-launched Tribuo Fund to support freelance artists during Covid-19 pandemic
Newly-launched Tribuo Fund to support freelance artists during Covid-19 pandemicArticle

The Tribuo Fund was recently launched to provide support to freelance artists who may be struggling financially during the Covid-19 pandemic - which has had a direct impact on their source of income...

30 Jun 2020

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Durbanville Hills sparkling wine wins world's bestArticle

Beating fierce competition from eight countries around the globe, including France, New Zealand and Italy, the Durbanville Hills Blanc de Blancs triumphed over 45 entries...

22 Jun 2020

CSIR finds reusable plastic carrier bags best - provided consumers reuse them
CSIR finds reusable plastic carrier bags best - provided consumers reuse themArticle

The recently released results from a life cycle sustainability assessment (LCSA) of grocery carrier bags in South Africa shows that reusable plastic carrier bags are the best option...

19 Jun 2020

Nigerian retail and consumer landscape may never be the same again
Nigerian retail and consumer landscape may never be the same againArticle

As Nigerian consumers emerge from a restricted living scenario unlike any they have experienced before, there are already big shifts in their consumption dynamics with some behaviours set to never return...

Issued by Nielsen 18 Jun 2020

#LockdownLessons: Opportunity to press the reset button
#LockdownLessons: Opportunity to press the reset buttonArticle

Morag Evans, CEO at Databuild, shares her experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how her organisation is navigating these unusual times...

Sindy Peters 18 May 2020

Proudly SA expands portal to include locally-made sanitisers and detergents
Proudly SA expands portal to include locally-made sanitisers and detergentsArticle

Proudly South African has extended the product offering on its portal to include locally produced hand sanitisers, surface disinfectants and detergents...

15 May 2020

KardioMD Telehealth - medical help in your hands
KardioMD Telehealth - medical help in your handsArticle

In light of social distancing, patients are seeking alternative solutions to interacting with their doctors...

Issued by Cipla 29 Apr 2020

10 ways to stay connected on Biz during lockdown
10 ways to stay connected on Biz during lockdownArticle

Self-isolation, lockdowns, working remotely and physical distancing can get you down. Bizcommunity is the daily 'virtual commute' that brings you closer to 19 industry communities...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 15 Apr 2020

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Why Covid-19 concerns could bode well for local brand growthArticle

Local brands and products that embody homegrown heritage and represent support for local businesses are set to rise in popularity as consumers seek out trusted and transparent options...

Issued by Nielsen 9 Apr 2020

Covid-19 will bring about a retail apocalypse
Covid-19 will bring about a retail apocalypseArticle

No one can truly know what the outcome of this pandemic will be, nor when the virus will pass or if it will ever be defeated. We will forever mark this moment as one of seismic significance...

Howard Saunders 8 Apr 2020

The power of conventional media in the time of Covid-19
The power of conventional media in the time of Covid-19Article

eMedia Investments using TV to provide hope to South Africans...

Issued by eMedia 8 Apr 2020

Marketplace Africa: Massmart's Kuseni Dlamini on retailing during the coronavirus crisis
Marketplace Africa: Massmart's Kuseni Dlamini on retailing during the coronavirus crisisArticle

On the most recent episode of Marketplace Africa, CNN International's Eleni Giokos spoke to Massmart chairman Kuseni Dlamini in a remote interview about how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting shopping habits...

6 Apr 2020

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SA contractors to support local manufacturersArticle

"The current constraint on China's manufacturing output provides a golden opportunity to local manufacturers to reclaim the supply chain..."

6 Apr 2020

SA's first locally produced non-alcoholic distilled botanical products
SA's first locally produced non-alcoholic distilled botanical productsArticle

After launching South Africa's first distilled alcohol-free botanical spirits in 2018, Vermont Vergin SA launched two ready-to-drink (RTD) botanical cocktails at the end of 2019...

Issued by Pyrotec 24 Feb 2020

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Groundnut import tariffs: A perilous junctionArticle

Owing to various factors, including drought, high-yielding competitive crops and the absence of pricing mechanisms, the local groundnut industry finds itself at a perilous junction. This is a disheartening situation for those who continue to believe in this commodity and those who make a living in the various branches of this industry.

21 Feb 2020

#FairnessFirst: Sona 2020, the AU, Miss Universe pledge to empower women
#FairnessFirst: Sona 2020, the AU, Miss Universe pledge to empower womenArticle

Here's how President Ramaphosa's Sona address for 2020 promised to shine a light on making a better future through inclusive economic growth, with a firm stance on the empowerment of women and taking steps against gender-based violence...

Leigh Andrews 14 Feb 2020

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#Sona20 hits the pain points, but follow-through is vitalArticle

President Cyril Ramaphosa delivered a sober assessment of the challenges the nation faces along with realistic proposals about how these problems may be addressed...

Pieter Bensch 14 Feb 2020

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What Nigeria needs to do to avoid World Bank's worst case scenarioArticle

In its latest report on Nigeria, the World Bank issued a stark warning: that the country risks becoming home to a quarter of the world's destitute people in a decade unless policymakers act to revive economic growth and lift employment...

Wale Fatade 20 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: 5 key focus areas for the concrete sector
#BizTrends2020: 5 key focus areas for the concrete sectorArticle

Cement production and consumption is a reliable indicator of a nation's growth, as its infrastructure is a reflection of development....

Bryan David Perrie 7 Jan 2020

Yolisa Phahle, CEO of general entertainment at the MultiChoice Group, presenting the final keynote session of the second day of AfricaCom 2019.
#AfricaCom: Why "African time" is now for African storytelling, by AfricansArticle

Yolisa Phahle, CEO of general entertainment at the MultiChoice Group, presented the final keynote session of the second day of AfricaCom 2019. As "a South African who lives and breathes the African dream," she explains why they're retelling possibly the greatest African story of all time, with global appeal...

Leigh Andrews 13 Nov 2019

Chicken meat imports dominate the South African poultry market
Chicken meat imports dominate the South African poultry marketArticle

South Africa's imports of chicken meat continue to increase as the local market is affected by high feed costs...

Natalie Berkhout 5 Nov 2019

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Urban design to preserve our agricultural economyArticle

As cities grow at an unprecedented scale in the developing world, the fate of traditional agricultural communities remains uncertain...

Bouwer Serfontein 4 Nov 2019

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Tourists, transumers crucial to growing SA's tourism economyArticle

Visitors to South African shores are increasingly choosing to spend money on locally produced products over imported mass-produced goods, as a means of benefitting regional businesses and communities...

29 Oct 2019

AFI Fashion Week to open with African Fashion Unites show
AFI Fashion Week to open with African Fashion Unites showArticle

The African Fashion International (AFI) Fashion Week - which will be held at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg from 10 to 12 October 2019 - will open with the African Fashion Unites show...

7 Oct 2019

Sustainable exhibitions and events: Introducing the ECO MOD product range
Sustainable exhibitions and events: Introducing the ECO MOD product rangeArticle

The newly released ECO MOD board is a truly recyclable display solution for the events and exhibitions industry...

Issued by GL events South Africa 26 Sep 2019

Dunlop continuing to build a strong South African heritage on a 130-year foundation
Dunlop continuing to build a strong South African heritage on a 130-year foundationArticle

The iconic Dunlop tyre brand, manufactured by Sumitomo Rubber SA, is known for being at the forefront of the tyre industry, developing quality and innovative products that consumers know and trust for the last 130 years...

Issued by Sumitomo Dunlop 10 Sep 2019

Ghana wants to grow more cashews. But what about unintended consequences?
Ghana wants to grow more cashews. But what about unintended consequences?Article

Expansion of cashew production for export poses potential challenges particularly around food security...

James Boafo and Kristen Lyons 15 Aug 2019

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