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Massmart sales outlook gloomy

Sales for diversified retailer Massmart Holdings in the first five months of this year were disappointing and no noticeable improvement was expected

23 hours ago

Grant Pattison to take up CEO-designate role at Edcon from June

Former Massmart CEO Grant Pattison will replace Bernie Brookes as Edcon CEO in February 2018

1 day ago

Meet the Afro-centric kidswear brand uplifting PE communities

Myang is an all-woman company, which provides employment and upliftment opportunities for several women in the poverty-stricken communities

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Lewis opts for share buyback

Struggling furniture and household goods retailer Lewis Group will take advantage of poor sentiment for its stock by embarking on a share buyback exercise

By Marc Hussenfuss 1 day ago

#AfricaMonth: Period of super returns gone, but opportunities in Africa remain

With 42 years' experience in the property sector and a footprint that expands well across the sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) region, Broll Property Group is well positioned to provide insight on doing business on the continent

By Sindy Peters 1 day ago

Putting people at the centre of multi-buy promotions

In the South African retail and manufacturing sectors, promotions have become a popular tool to attain growth

By Lauren Hartzenberg 2 days ago

TFG acquires Australian menswear group RAG

TFG has acquired Australian menswear group Retail Apparel Group (RAF) for close to R3bn

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#NewCampaign: Stop the Cycle

The Huffington Post SA partnered with Native VML to come up with an engaging way to highlight the increased socio-economic and environmental impact of consumerism, and send a clear message to industries and manufacturers that need to be held accountable

2 days ago

#NewCampaign: F*ck like a Finn

Finland is the best country for love-making, stated in Sultan's campaign video that has gained a million organic views in Finland alone

3 days ago

#WhenIGrowUp: How to become a FAN-shionista

The brand new Johannesburg-based fashion design college, Fashion Academy Network (FAN), has opened its admission doors for its first intake of students in 2018

By Shan Radcliffe 3 days ago

Spur rejects grilling, accuses union of ‘specific political agenda'

Spur CEO Pierre van Tonder accused Solidarity of trying to score "political points" yesterday after the union's CE penned an open letter

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Amazon opens first brick and mortar New York bookshop

Online retail giant Amazon on Thursday opened its first brick and mortar bookstore in New York, selling a limited range of its highest-rated books

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Coca-Cola saves 290 Olympic-sized swimming pools of water

Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA) has announced a saving of almost 726 million litres of water over the past six years

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WTM Africa 2017 impressive increase in numbers

The WTM portfolio is set to smash last year's achievement of $7bn worldwide industry deals after posting impressive visitor increases at its recent 2017 events - WTM Latin America, WTM Africa and Arabian Travel Market

Issued by World Travel Market Africa 1 day ago

Shopper marketing: Creating an in-store shopper experience to push that sale

Product and price are by no means the only players when it comes to pushing sales in-store - presentation plays a most pivotal part!

Issued by Gawk 2 days ago

Indaba highlights South African manufacturing opportunities

The 4th annual Manufacturing Indaba, a two-day conference and exhibition, will be hosted at Emperors Palace, Ekurhuleni from 27-28 June 2017

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Tiger Brands reports interim HEPS up 7% to R10.36

Fast moving consumer goods group Tiger Brands on Thursday reported a 7% increase in interim headline earnings per share

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This breathable workout suit helps you cool down after a sweaty gym session

Researchers at MIT use living cells to give this unique garment a cool advantage

By Lindsay Samson 2 days ago

Using personalisation to boost CX for e-commerce

A recent paper from Gartner states that relationship marketing began in the 1980s, but e-commerce marketers have only recently begun to add a more personal touch to their campaigns

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 2 days ago

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International

Alibaba quarterly profits almost double to $1.55bn

BEIJING, China - Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba said Thursday its net profit almost doubled in the latest quarter on the back of soaring growth in online shopping.

22 May 2017

Nestle loses appeal over Kit Kat trademark

LONDON, UK - 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 in Britain.

19 May 2017

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