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#SACSCCongress: Nigella Lawson on the role of food in storytelling

Internationally renowned food writer and TV cook Nigella Lawson has amassed a loyal following of food lovers charmed by her no-fuss approach to cooking

By Lauren Hartzenberg 18 Sep 2017

GLOBAL

Can online take-away businesses deliver for investors?

A queasy mix of excitement, hope and cash has for some years now been mixing together in the food delivery sector and that rarely proves to be a recipe for success

By Kevin Murphy 23 Aug 2017

GLOBAL

Michael Kors buys Jimmy Choo for £900m

US fashion brand Michael Kors on Tuesday agreed to buy British shoemaker to the stars Jimmy Choo for almost £900 million

25 Jul 2017

GLOBAL

L'Oréal to sell The Body Shop for €1bn

Beauty products giant L'Oréal has signed a contract to sell The Body Shop to Brazilian cosmetics maker Natura Cosméticos

By Lauren Hartzenberg 3 Jul 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

No dividend from Famous Brands as acquisitions send interest bill soaring

Famous Brands shareholders will receive no dividend for its 2017 financial year as it digests a string of acquisitions

By Robert Laing 30 May 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Britain's Tesco buys wholesaler Booker for $4.7bn

LONDON - Supermarket chain Tesco, Britain's biggest retailer, announced Friday it has agreed to purchase food wholesaler Booker for £3.7 billion ($4.7 billion, 4.4 billion euros)

27 Jan 2017

UNITED KINGDOM

McDonald's staff stage first ever UK strike

McDonald's workers staged the first ever strike in Britain on Monday in protest at pay and working conditions at the US fast-food giant

5 Sep 2017

GLOBAL

L'Oreal drops trans model over controversial comments

French cosmetics giant L'Oreal confirmed it had dropped a British transgender model over comments the company deemed "at odds with our values,"

4 Sep 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

What will Brexit mean for Sweden?

Many experts have come out and said that the British Exit will lead to poor consequences for the UK, the EU, and Sweden, but just what will be affected and how?

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 29 Aug 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

TFG's offshore diversification is paying dividends during tough times, says CEO

TFG CEO Doug Murray says the company's diversification strategy has served it well in the past three years

By Colleen Goko 28 Aug 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Bain's takes gold at 2017 World Whisky Masters

Bain's Cape Mountain Whisky was awarded gold by the panel of judges at the 2017 World Whisky Masters, held by the Spirits Business Magazine in the UK

17 Aug 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

British American Tobacco facing Africa fraud probe

British American Tobacco is being investigated for possible fraud regarding company activities in Africa, it announced on Tuesday

3 Aug 2017

GLOBAL

Diageo buys George Clooney's tequila Casamigos for $1bn

Diageo, the British maker of alcoholic drinks, said Wednesday it had agreed to buy Casamigos, an upscale tequila brand co-founded by George Clooney

22 Jun 2017

AFRICA

Africa makes winning case for Steinhoff

Steinhoff's African and East European assets outperformed the group's operations elsewhere. The performance of the African assets

By Colleen Goko 12 Jun 2017

UNITED KINGDOM

Nestle loses appeal over Kit Kat trademark

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

19 May 2017

UNITED KINGDOM

UK retail figures spike, skewed by Easter: survey

British retail sales grew sharply in April, official data showed Tuesday, but analysts put the strong figures down to the late timing of the Easter holiday

11 May 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Hammerson, 'a solid bet for future returns'

Hammerson, which is the largest property stock on the JSE, is considered by analysts as one of the most undervalued stocks with significant upside potential

28 Apr 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Four key trends of African design in 2017/18

WGSN, a London trend forecasting company for fashion, unveils four key trends of African design in 2017 and 2018

25 Apr 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Tesco dives into red on accounting scandal

LONDON - Supermarket giant Tesco revealed on Wednesday that it fell into an annual net loss of 40 million due to a costly accounting scandal at Britain's biggest retailer

13 Apr 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Tesco saves £4m through HR practices reducing carbon footprint

Academics at Loughborough University have helped Tesco reduce its carbon footprint and save on its energy bill by proposing alterations to the working practices

7 Mar 2017

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