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#WomensMonth: #MBFWJ17 profile on Leigh Shubert
#WomensMonth: #MBFWJ17 profile on Leigh Shubert

Local fashion designer Leigh Shubert will be showcasing her latest Spring/Summer collection at the upcoming Mercedes-Benz Joburg Fashion Week. We got in touch with her to find out more.

By Ruth Cooper 2 hours ago

Liberty Promenade in Mitchells Plain bucks bleak retail trading trend
Liberty Promenade in Mitchells Plain bucks bleak retail trading trend

While the South African Property Owners Association (SAPOA) Retail Trends Report recorded a turnover growth of -4% for the first quarter of 2017, Liberty Promenade in Mitchells Plain has remained resilient

2 hours ago

South Africa's favourite eateries acknowledged at 2017 Coca-Cola Food Festival
South Africa's favourite eateries acknowledged at 2017 Coca-Cola Food Festival

The 2017 Coca-Cola Food Festival saw over 40,000 public votes cast to select the regional semi-finalists representing South Africa's favourite eateries

3 hours ago

DreamWave audio products now available in SA
DreamWave audio products now available in SA

Musical Distributors has been selected as the exclusive South African partners for award-winning audio brand DreamWave

4 hours ago

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MultiChoice dominates first-ever CXA Awards

MultiChoice won four out of the six awards awarded at the first-ever CXA Awards held at the Century City Convention Centre in Cape Town last night

By Juanita Pienaar 5 hours ago

Combatting food theft
Combatting food theft

In the food industry, the opportunities for theft are many, whether they involve giving away food and drinks without getting authorisation or taking food home

5 hours ago

Fasa collaborates to effect transformation in franchise sector
Fasa collaborates to effect transformation in franchise sector

Over the past few years, Fasa members have worked closely with government to effect transformation in the sector

6 hours ago

(L-R) Joana Filipe Simplício, legal consultant; Silvia Fernandes, head of department (Chefe de departamento in Portuguese), UTIP; Martin Bachmann, group head active management, Quantum Global Group.
Angolan beverage plant gets approval

A new Angolan beverage plant has been approved for development

1 day ago

Constantia Village welcomes Deluxe Laser
Constantia Village welcomes Deluxe Laser

A new Deluxe Laser branch has opened its doors in The Constantia Village shopping centre in Cape Town

1 day ago

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Agriculture Forestry and Fisheries update report on HPAI H5N8 outbreak in South Africa

Recently detected outbreaks bring the total number of outbreaks to 16. The department has applied for additional funding to deal with the disease control measures, including compensation where applicable

1 day ago

The Clothing Bank exhibition features women leading the journey out of poverty
The Clothing Bank exhibition features women leading the journey out of poverty

Since 2010 The Clothing Bank has been using excess stock donated by South Africa's largest clothing retailers and manufacturers to transform lives

1 day ago

Cleo Becker, regional counsel, sub-Saharan Africa, Middle East, Pakistan, Turkey and Israel for Hitachi Data Systems. Photo:
Navigating through data-focused legislation

Besides being able to unlock the value of their data, businesses also have to remain compliant with the multiple pieces of data-focused legislation

By Cleo Becker 1 day ago

WeChat teams up with UCook
WeChat teams up with UCook

Since WeChat's move into South Africa in 2013, the messaging app has partnered with companies such as OrderIn, Picup and FitKey, and has now announced the addition of UCook

1 day ago

Belvedere Vodka wins gold at international CSR awards
Belvedere Vodka wins gold at international CSR awards

For the third year running, Belvedere Vodka was awarded a gold medal in sustainability at the 2017 International Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Excellence Awards in London

1 day ago

Change or die: American malls confront Amazon era
Change or die: American malls confront Amazon era

As the retail industry churns in the Amazon era, American shopping malls are turning to a new generation of stores, food and entertainment offerings

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Austria confirms find of tainted egg products

Austria on Monday became the latest European country to confirm that it has found the insecticide fipronil in egg products imported from Germany

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The decrease in honey production and its impact on local producers and consumers

Six questions and answers around the decrease in production of honey and the hive of concern around its impact on local producers and consumer markets

1 day ago

Long4Life is a shot in the arm for Holdsport
Long4Life is a shot in the arm for Holdsport

Holdsport's share price has raced ahead in the past year, climbing 12%. This puts the company way ahead of the general retailers' index

By Colleen Goko 1 day ago

Liqueur label cuts famous flapping ears
Liqueur label cuts famous flapping ears

If you notice something different about your Amarula that's for good reason - as Africa's elephants continue to be slaughtered en masse, the liqueur has removed the elephant from its logo

By Jeff Wicks 2 days ago

Cash is no longer king. All hail digitisation
Cash is no longer king. All hail digitisation

Cold, hard cash has been on the decline in mature first world economies since the 1990s when electronic banking started becoming popular.

By Peter Alkema 2 days ago

#WomensMonth: Four decades of formidable fashion with Marianne Fassler
#WomensMonth: Four decades of formidable fashion with Marianne Fassler

With a career spanning 40 years, Marianne Fassler remains a formidable force in SA fashion

By Lauren Hartzenberg 2 days ago

The rise of females in franchising
The rise of females in franchising

According to the International Franchise Association (IFA) there are more than 25% of women operating franchises in the world

2 days ago

The CXA Awards - What it means for South African consumers
The CXA Awards - What it means for South African consumers

Chantel Botha chaired the CXA judging panel for the 2017 awards and acknowledges the companies and individuals who put themselves out there to be considered for the prestigious award

By Chantel Botha 2 days ago

Using IoT smartly, turning data into decision making
Using IoT smartly, turning data into decision making

“The technologies to dramatically improve business and supply chain performance are readily available The remaining challenge is to do it well and use it to your advantage."

2 days ago

Lorna Scott adds female fynbos flair to SA's gin segment
Lorna Scott adds female fynbos flair to SA's gin segment

Lorna Scott, a driving force behind South Africa's craft gin revolution, never had any experience in the liquor industry when she launched Inverroche Gin

2 days ago

Manufacturing figures point to an end to recession
Manufacturing figures point to an end to recession

Manufacturing production increased in the second quarter of the year - indicating SA may be heading out of recession

By Sunita Menon 2 days ago

Retailers may breathe easier in fourth quarter, say analysts
Retailers may breathe easier in fourth quarter, say analysts

While there is no outright good news for retail, analysts say the last quarter of 2017 is unlikely to plunge the sector to new lows

11 Aug 2017

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Turkish houseware manufacturers on trade mission in SA

Under the ambit of the Turkish Housewares Manufacturers & Exporters Association, 25 Turkish houseware manufacturers will hold meetings with local business

11 Aug 2017

#WomensMonth: Cape Town kombucha queen Meghan Werner
#WomensMonth: Cape Town kombucha queen Meghan Werner

Theonista brewmistress Meghan Werner chats about her love of kombucha and her business journey so far

By Lauren Hartzenberg 11 Aug 2017

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