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How Ikea used affordable and innovative design to transform the homes of everyday consumers

For decades, Ikea has filled homes across the world with bookcases, beds, cardboard boxes and countless tea lights

By Dan Lewis 20 hours ago

SOUTH AFRICA

BBM Messenger's Adam Pattison on chat, dark social and the new mobile economy

On his visit to South Africa for the MMA (Mobile Marketing Association) Forum in Johannesburg on 2 November and Mobile Monday in Cape Town on 6 November, Adam Pattison, vice president, Americas & EMEA at BBM Messenger, shared insights into chat or dark social and how this is shaping the mobile economy

By Jessica Tennant 2 days ago

SOUTH AFRICA

Inside the Lush life of an ethical cosmetics buyer

Working as a buyer for ethical handmade cosmetics company Lush, your travels could take you sourcing neroli oil in Tunisia, blue chamomile oil in Hungary and shea butter in Ghana

By Lauren Hartzenberg 31 Oct 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Ale and hearty: Brew goes from a Zululand shed to the world

The Zululand Brewery, run out of a shed behind the George Hotel in Eshowe, Zululand, is the only South African ale that will be showcased at the JD Wetherspoon

3 Oct 2017

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Pentawards 2017 - best of global packaging

The world's best product packaging was displayed at the Pentawards 2017 in Barcelona this past week

27 Sep 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

#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

UNITED KINGDOM

UK regulator clears Tesco's £3.7bn Booker takeover

Britain's competition regulator has given the green light to supermarket giant Tesco's 3.7-billion takeover of wholesaler Booker

15 Nov 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Marks and Spencer slows food expansion plans

LONDON - Marks and Spencer, the British clothing-to-food retailer, announced on Wednesday a sharp rise in net profits on higher sales but plans to slow expansion of its number of standalone food stores

9 Nov 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

The frozen food market is heating up

In the 1940s tinned foods were extremely popular as a means of preserving products for extended periods of time. However, given the fact that heavy rationing was imposed on these products during World War II, frozen food packaged in paperboard cartons began to emerge as a credible alternative

By Michelle Newman 8 Nov 2017

UNITED KINGDOM

Burberry creative chief to step down in 2018

Christopher Bailey, who pioneered the transformation of British fashion brand Burberry in recent years, is stepping down in 2018

1 Nov 2017

UNITED KINGDOM

Black model in Dove video says ad 'misinterpreted'

LONDON - The black model who appeared in a Dove advert which triggered accusations of racism insisted Wednesday that she was not a victim and that the commercial had been misinterpreted

12 Oct 2017

GLOBAL

Ikea buys on-demand help startup TaskRabbit

Ikea has announced a deal to acquire on-demand help startup TaskRabbit as the world's largest furniture retailer grabbed a seat in the online sharing economy

29 Sep 2017

GLOBAL

Unilever making up to S.Korean skincare company

Anglo-Dutch food and consumer products giant Unilever said Monday it was buying a leading South Korean cosmetics and skincare company for €2.27 billion

26 Sep 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

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