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Rebosis to capitalise on Centurion portfolio

By capitalising on its local retail property portfolio, Rebosis Property Fund is gearing up for growth in the Centurion retail market

23 hours ago

Tech, trends and the future of retail at SACSC Research Conference

The 2017 South African Council of Shopping Centres' (SACSC) Research Conference highlighted the state of the South African economy, the evolution of technology

20 hours ago

#NewCampaign: F*ck like a Finn

Finland is the best country for love-making, stated in Sultan's campaign video that has gained a million organic views in Finland alone

17 hours ago

Shoprite opens doors to community gardens for World Hunger Day

To raise awareness of World Hunger Day on Sunday 28 May 2017, the Shoprite Group will give community projects it supports access to local markets

20 hours ago

#WhenIGrowUp: How to become a FAN-shionista

The brand new Johannesburg-based fashion design college, Fashion Academy Network (FAN), has opened its admission doors for its first intake of students in 2018

By Shan Radcliffe 17 hours ago

New head leads Fairtrade Label SA in achieving 2017 goals

Leán Muller has recently been appointed as the new head to direct Fairtrade Label in accomplishing the vast goals it has set for 2017

By Cari Coetzee 18 hours ago

Wimpy uShaka continues to ride the wave of success

At the yearly Wimpy conference which took place at Sun City in March this year, the Operations Campaign's Regional winner for KZN was Dirk and Marone Benade from Wimpy uShaka Marine World

Issued by uShaka Marine World 20 hours ago

Strong rand lifts Verimark's full-year profit

Verimark has more than doubled its full-year profit after the direct retailer increased selling prices and a stronger rand kept a lid on the cost of imports

22 hours ago

New men's care range, Red Dane, launches in South Africa

A new local men's care range, Red Dane has launched in South Africa. Designed for South Africa's harsh climate, it contains activated charcoal, essential oils

18 hours ago

How to market to Africa's resilient, ambitious middle class

How do you market to Africa's extremely aspirational middle class that is more than 100 million strong, with a combined monthly spending power of R1.3 trillion?

By Louise Marsland 2 days ago

The benefits of machine learning for retail

Machine learning will change the face of retail over the next few years

1 day ago

Black female entrepreneurs expand business with dti, IDC, Woolworths partnership

The dti, Woolworths and the IDC officially opened the doors of K9 Pet Foods' new 3,600 m² factory premises

1 day ago

Acquisitive Rhodes escapes drought woes

Acquisitive food producer Rhodes appears to have survived the drought better than its larger rivals, reporting both turnover and profit growth

By Robert Laing 1 day ago

Pienaar & Son launch Waskis, their new vodka range

After launching about six months ago, carving out a niche in the premium gin market, Pienaar & Son are diversifying their offering with Waskis - their take on typical vodka.

By Juanita Pienaar 1 day ago

Citrus farmers face R600m loss

Sundays River Valley citrus farmers are set to lose up to R600m as half of their navel production has been lost due to abnormal weather patterns

By Riaan Marais 1 day ago

New appointments at Ackermans

Ackermans, one of South Africa's best-loved, longest-standing retailers, has recently made updates to its marketing team

Issued by Ackermans 1 day ago

Pioneer Foods first-half adjusted headline earnings drop 47% to R470m

Pioneer Foods Group on Monday reported a 47% drop in first-half adjusted headline earnings to R470m as higher input costs knocked its domestic essential foods

By Andries Mahlangu 1 day ago

NetFlorist enables shared payments

NetFlorist has introduced GiftTogether, a new payment initiative which allows one to get together with other people, select a gift and share the costs

1 day ago

Ikusasa Green expands with new premises in Dimbaza Industrial Park

Ikusasa Green has become the latest tenant of the Dimbaza Industrial Park, as part of the government's broader strategy of revitalising industrial parks

1 day ago

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Alibaba quarterly profits almost double to $1.55bn

BEIJING, China - Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba said Thursday its net profit almost doubled in the latest quarter on the back of soaring growth in online shopping.

2 days ago

Nestle loses appeal over Kit Kat trademark

LONDON, UK - Swiss food and drink giant Nestle on Wednesday lost its legal bid to register the shape of a four-finger Kit Kat chocolate bar as a trademark in Britain.

19 May 2017

Luxe boomerang comes back to bite Chanel

SYDNEY, Australia - French fashion house Chanel has triggered an uproar by selling a luxury monogrammed boomerang with a price tag of nearly $1,500, with critics saying the accessory is an insult to Australian Aborigines.

18 May 2017

Wal-Mart pushing hard to catch Amazon in e-commerce

NEW YORK, US - Wal-Mart Stores, the 800-pound gorilla of retail, is running hard to catch up in an increasingly crucial segment where it is neither the biggest nor the best: e-commerce.

16 May 2017

Behind the design: Country Road homeware

This season the Country Road homeware design team were inspired by the Australian way of life, with natural materials and colours aplenty. Here, we go behind the design and meet the team as they share the inspiration and processes that went into this season's collection.

16 May 2017

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