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Wait! Only 36% of your beef burger may be the real stuff
Wait! Only 36% of your beef burger may be the real stuff

They are the country's biggest-selling frozen beef patties but a close look at the packaging reveals that they are not very beefy at all - just 36% beef.

1 day ago

Leonardo Paez and Max Knox, sponsored by Kansai Plascon, finished fourth in the Cape Epic.
Repainting the local sponsorship picture with Kansai Plascon

Kansai Plascon, better known as Plascon to most, sponsored a duo for the Absa Cape Epic. Their corporate and digital communication specialist Zurita Moore explains why and how this ties into the brand's new positioning: ‘designed for life'.

By Leigh Andrews 1 day ago

Pick n Pay's Super Animals
Pick n Pay Super Animals return with South African slant

Today, 24 April 2017, Pick n Pay launches a new Super Animals collection - this time focused on South African animals, which will be given out as a pack of four collectible cards every time consumers spend R150 at any Pick n Pay. The campaign will run until 4 June or until the animal cards run out, whichever is first.

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Five reasons why a professional business sign makes bottom-line sense

What's in a business sign? Well, if you're trying to stand out in a competitive marketplace and onboard profitable new customers, it's far more than just a label or a tag.

By Chans Weber 2 days ago

South African Council of Shopping Centres Research Conference identifies new retail trends
South African Council of Shopping Centres Research Conference identifies new retail trends

The South African Council of Shopping Centres will host its Annual Research Conference on 17 May 2017, at the Maslow Hotel, Sandton. The main aim of the conference is to keep delegates up to date with new consumer behaviour and shopping patterns, which are constantly evolving, driven by economic instability and the strain on consumers' pockets.

2 days ago

Dangote aims to be largest global rice exporter by 2021
Dangote aims to be largest global rice exporter by 2021

LAGOS, Nigeria - Home-grown African brand, Dangote, is on track to becoming the world's largest exporter of rice in five years time. This prediction was made by Akinwumi Adesina, president of the African Development Bank (AfDB).

2 days ago

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Mastercard introduces biometric shopping card

Mastercard has launched a biometric card that uses fingerprints to enable purchases, revealing that it had been piloting the card, a global first for the company, in SA.

21 Apr 2017

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Starbucks turns one in South Africa, opens fourth shop

As Starbucks turns one in South Africa, it opened its fourth store in Menlyn Park, Pretoria, yesterday 19 April 2017. The first was in Rosebank, where people queued to buy the world-renowned brand. The second store opened at Mall of Africa, marked by the attendance of Starbucks CEO, Howard Schultz. The third Starbucks opened in Pretoria's greenest development, Menlyn Maine.

20 Apr 2017

Gumtree turns over a new leaf
Gumtree turns over a new leaf

From today, 20 April 2017, Gumtree South Africa sports its new logo, as part of an ongoing and comprehensive redesign.

20 Apr 2017

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Woolworths tops 2016 Customer Satisfaction Index with most satisfied customers

Woolworths has the most satisfied customers, with a substantially higher score than the industry average, according to the 2016 South African Customer Satisfaction Index (Sacsi) conducted by Consulta. The index reveals customers remain highly satisfied with overall supermarket offerings, despite an industry decline for the period 2015 to 2016.

20 Apr 2017

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#BehindtheSelfie with... Zonica Strydom

This week we find out what's really going on behind the selfie with technophile Zonica Strydom, operations and business unit director at iKineo customer engagement agency.

By Leigh Andrews 19 Apr 2017

JC Le Roux introduces new premium dry range
JC Le Roux introduces new premium dry range

Ah good ol' JC Le Roux, a sparkling wine synonymous with NYE parties from my student days. Its customary sweet flavour perfect for youthful undeveloped palates. Need to add some pop to a celebration but don't have the big bucks to throw around? Then JC is your bubbly bottle of choice. However, things are shifting over at the 'House of JC Le Roux' with the recent launch of the premium dry and semi-dry Vibrazio range - just as affordable but with a much more sophisticated finish.

By Ruth Cooper 19 Apr 2017

Growthpoint 151 on 5th
Primedia Unlimited takes up offices at Growthpoint's 151 on 5th

Primedia Unlimited has moved its headquarters to Growthpoint Properties' newly refurbished ‘151 on 5th' office park on the corner of 5th Avenue and Park Lane in Sandton Central. It has 12,000 sqm of A-grade office space across a trio of uniquely designed low-rise, three-storey buildings that offer attractive rentals.

19 Apr 2017