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Aldo supports education access through limited edition Mx. sneaker drop
Aldo supports education access through limited edition Mx. sneaker drop

Global footwear and accessories retailer Aldo has joined forces with international advocacy organisation, Global Citizen, to support equal access to education

4 hours ago

Steinhoff's ruined reputation down to lack of internal governance
Steinhoff's ruined reputation down to lack of internal governance

Even though Christo Wiese has taken the helm as the interim CEO and is trying to stabilise the ship through the storm, Steinhoff faces the threat of becoming the biggest bankruptcy

6 hours ago

Black Friday bumps up shopping mall foot count
Black Friday bumps up shopping mall foot count

Black Friday 2017 saw shoppers lining up in and outside stores to ensure they did not miss out on limited deals. Some retailers opened their doors at midnight

9 hours ago

FairPlay urges enquiry into unsafe labelling of chicken imports
FairPlay urges enquiry into unsafe labelling of chicken imports

The FairPlay anti-dumping movement says it was dismayed to discover bulk packs of chicken for sale at a Makro store with a label claiming nine possible countries of origin

1 day ago

Imbizo Shisanyama scoops #WindhoekSearch crown
Imbizo Shisanyama scoops #WindhoekSearch crown

Busy Corner Imbizo Shisanyama has walked away with the title of South Africa's best shisanyama and prizes worth half a million rand in the Windhoek Shisanyama Search

1 day ago

Guess launches sexy summer 2017 range
Guess launches sexy summer 2017 range

Wednesday, 29 November saw the launch of Guess' Summer range at The Lookout in Cape Town V&A Waterfront.

By Meagan Duckitt 1 day ago

Quack, quack: When consumer protection is all noise and no action
Quack, quack: When consumer protection is all noise and no action

On paper the South African legal system provides ample protection for consumers regarding false claims about so-called health products. But in reality, the truth is very different

1 day ago

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Pomegranate PhDs: Research into the super fruit's quality, packaging and shelf life

Dr Arendse and Dr Belay have received their PhDs for research on pomegranates - including a non-destructive quality control method and optimal packaging conditions to extend the fruit's shelf life

1 day ago

Alcohol delivery service Jumia Party launches in Ghana
Alcohol delivery service Jumia Party launches in Ghana

Jumia Food and Pernod-Ricard Ghana have joined forces to launch Jumia Party - a one-hour alcohol delivery service app that gives Accra users access to a marketplace of spirits

1 day ago

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Boytjie's lost billions

Markus Jooste, the billionaire face of South Africa's biggest ever corporate scandal, grew up in the world of horse racing and gambling

By Kyle Cowan and Ann Crotty 1 day ago

Changing face of retail presents opportunity for the wine trade
Changing face of retail presents opportunity for the wine trade

Embrace the chaos brought by the mobile phone-fueled digital age and look to Portugal for a road map to success in the USA

8 Dec 2017

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Festive season will see higher egg prices due to avian flu

Due to the avian influenza outbreak that hit the poultry industry as it was starting to recover from drought, the price of eggs is set to increase further. This after a significant jump in the past few months

8 Dec 2017

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Strip searches spark march

The owner of a Durban fashion company has apologised for stripping female workers naked on suspicion of theft when they knocked off duty

By Bongani Mthethwa 8 Dec 2017

Less than 30% of Africa's e-commerce startups profitable
Less than 30% of Africa's e-commerce startups profitable

Less than 30% of African e-commerce startups are profitable, as ventures tackle issues such as lack of funding, shortage of trust and logistical difficulties

By Gabriella Mulligan 8 Dec 2017

#FreshOnTheShelf: New G+T premix distilled with the flavour of the Cape
#FreshOnTheShelf: New G+T premix distilled with the flavour of the Cape

Greenleaf + Terroir intends to shake up the pre-mixed alcoholic drink market, which has, for the most part, failed to truly win over consumers

By Lauren Hartzenberg 8 Dec 2017

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Kraft Heinz extends 100% cage-free egg commitment to Africa and Asia

Kraft Heinz extended their cage-free egg policy commitment to Asia and Africa, commits to global 100% cage-free egg supply chain by 2025

8 Dec 2017

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SAPA calls for investigation into Brazil's chicken producers

A recent report exposed horrific working conditions at some Brazilian poultry producers that amount to slave labour. If the report is correct, it shows totally unacceptable working conditions at facilities supplying a huge amount of chicken meat to SA

7 Dec 2017

#GlobalFoodSecurity: Food Forward SA turns to digital solution in quest to reduce hunger
#GlobalFoodSecurity: Food Forward SA turns to digital solution in quest to reduce hunger

Food Forward South Africa has over the last two years developed a virtual platform that allows it to streamline how it carries out its mission

By Sindy Peters 7 Dec 2017

Steinhoff shares dive on suspected fraud
Steinhoff shares dive on suspected fraud

Steinhoff International's share price continued to plummet in heavy trade on Wednesday as fears mounted of long drawnout investigations by regulatory authorities in Europe

7 Dec 2017

Black Friday trumps Cyber Monday: BankservAfrica
Black Friday trumps Cyber Monday: BankservAfrica

Black Friday proved to be more popular than Cyber Monday this year, says automated payments clearing house BankservAfrica

7 Dec 2017

Take-out trends in SA's major metropoles
Take-out trends in SA's major metropoles

Joburg and Durban beat Cape Town and Pretoria as the cities that order the most chicken during the working week. While trend-conscious Cape Town chose sushi as its lunchtime delivery of choice

7 Dec 2017

Amazon claims record-breaking Australia launch
Amazon claims record-breaking Australia launch

Amazon's Australia launch was the company's biggest-ever opening day for orders, the US giant said on Wednesday, but some shoppers were underwhelmed

7 Dec 2017

Women in rural Tunisia mix hot sauce with business
Women in rural Tunisia mix hot sauce with business

These Tunisian women have some sauce, pooling their resources and a seasoned culinary expertise handed down the centuries from mother to daughter

By Eleonore Voisard 7 Dec 2017

New local craft beer brewing to combat food waste and alleviate hunger
New local craft beer brewing to combat food waste and alleviate hunger

Toast Ale South Africa has plans to produce a craft beer that utilises surplus bread from local companies, which would otherwise be discarded

6 Dec 2017

MoU unites African countries against chicken dumping, fights for level playing field
MoU unites African countries against chicken dumping, fights for level playing field

The heads of the Ghanaian and South African poultry industries were among the signatories to a Memorandum of Understanding opposing the "pernicious trade practice of dumping and predatory pricing."

6 Dec 2017

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Markus Jooste quits as Steinhoff CEO

Steinhoff International CEO Marcus Jooste resigned on Tuesday night, ahead of the furniture retailer's results scheduled for release on Wednesday

By Robert Laing 6 Dec 2017

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New research suggests organisations should embrace new messaging culture

Surge in consumers' use of messaging and social media is transforming their expectations of service, says new BT and Cisco research

6 Dec 2017

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Made-in-Rwanda Expo ends with calls to buy local

The fourth edition of the annual Made-in-Rwanda Expo concluded yesterday with a call from leaders to embrace locally produced products

By Julius Bizimungu 6 Dec 2017

Retailers brace as Amazon launches in Australia
Retailers brace as Amazon launches in Australia

US internet giant Amazon launched in Australia on Tuesday in time for Christmas, with retailers scrambling to cut costs and boost their online offerings

6 Dec 2017

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