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Eskom issues power warning

30/10/2014 - 09:26

South Africa’s power supply is “severely constrained” and will remain so for the rest of the week because of technical problems, state-run power company, Eskom said on Wednesday. 

“We have alerted our key industrial customers and have required them to reduce their load by a minimum of 10 percent,” Eskom said in a statement. The power utility, which generates, transmits and distributes approximately 95% of the electricity used in South Africa, is currently facing a number of crises, both in terms of... 

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UK watchdog to probe Tesco errors - UK

30/10/2014 - 09:17

London - Britain's Serious Fraud Office (SFO) is to launch a formal criminal probe into accounting errors at troubled superma...

Dissatisfaction with medium-term budget

30/10/2014 - 09:15

Parliament’s two finance committees intend to interrogate the Treasury’s fiscal plans more thoroughly than has been the c...

Nestle hiring 1 000 robots as clerks - Japan

30/10/2014 - 09:11

Tokyo - Food giant Nestle said Wednesday that its Japan unit would hire 1 000 robots as sales clerks at stores across the cou...

Capital flight dwarfs corruption - SACP

30/10/2014 - 09:07

Cape Town - Capital flight is the biggest impediment to radical economic transformation and is an even bigger problem than co...

Unemployment data put jobs in spotlight

30/10/2014 - 08:59

Jobs — or rather the lack of them — will come into focus on Thursday when Statistics SA releases unemployment data for th...

EBOOST debuts hydrating new energy shots

EBOOST, a leader in the natural energy space, is excited to introduce the all-new Natural Berry-Melon, SuperBerry and Fruit Punch Energy Shots in South Africa. READ MORE

Sailor Jerry launches collectable flash pack

This festive season Sailor Jerry, the free spirited golden rum launches their limited edition prints featuring flash from the late tattoo artist Norman “Sailor Jerry” Collins, the father of old-school tattooing and inspiration for the brand. READ MORE

Explore the enchanting dreamscape with Hendrick’s Gin

Hendrick’s Gin introduces its Dreamscape festive pack, featuring a limited edition Hendrick’s teacup and saucer decorated in startling artwork. READ MORE

Perspex® Naturals - Bringing beauty to the surface

Introducing Perspex® Naturals Perspex® Naturals is a new cast acrylic range from Perspex® inspired by the simple beauty of nature, designed for retail and interior design applications. READ MORE

New JOHNSON’S® Hydration Essentials

The new JOHNSON’S® Hydration Essentials range is specially designed to boost hydration without leaving a greasy after-feel. READ MORE

Life tastes great as SASKO launches a new range of specialit...

Understanding the ever growing needs of the South African consumer who is concerned with their well-being and getting the most from their daily diet, SASKO has launched a range of speciality dumpy loaves, SASKO Plus+. READ MORE

Mobile apps: driving adoption and benchmarking success

With more and more South Africans getting their hands on smartphones every day, local brands should be looking at a mobile-first strategy for digital engagement. READ MORE

Woolworths is positive about Namibian prospects

In October, Woolworths will open its ninth store in Namibia at The Grove in Windhoek. The store, which is 2 400 square metres, offers a range of clothing and general merchandise including beauty. In addition, the store will also have the largest food market to date in Namibia at 480 square meters. READ MORE

Live Life Best with ProNutro

HG-80 approached Pyrotec PackMedia to make use of the Fix-a-Form® to educate consumers on the benefits of Pioneer Foods’ ProNutro; as well as to display the ProNutro product range. READ MORE

FAIRLADY Consumer Awards announces Best Household Goods of 2...

The annual FAIRLADY Consumer Awards in the November issue of FAIRLADY provide a valuable guide for all perceptive consumers to the best household goods available. READ MORE

Masters award for Three Ships Premium Select 5 Year Old

Three Ships Premium Select 5 Year Old whisky received a Masters award in the World Whisky category at The Spirits Business 2014 The Travel Retail Spirits Masters international competition. READ MORE

Clover Mama Afrika Mamas create Shwe-Shwe Dresses

The Clover Mama Afrika team arranged for a second group of mamas attend a Shwe-Shwe or traditional fabric dressmaking course. The trainees were all Clover Mama Afrika’s with the exception of Yvonne who is representing Mama Mary Visagie. READ MORE

EBOOST debuts hydrating new energy shotsSailor Jerry launches collectable flash packExplore the enchanting dreamscape with Hendrick’s GinPerspex® Naturals - Bringing beauty to the surfaceNew JOHNSON’S® Hydration EssentialsLife tastes great as SASKO launches a new range of speciality loaves

EBOOST debuts hydrating new energy shots

EBOOST, a leader in the natural energy space, is excited to introduce the all-new Natural Berry-Melon, SuperBerry and Fruit Punch Energy Shots in South Africa. READ MORE

Mobile apps: driving adoption and benchmarking successWoolworths is positive about Namibian prospectsLive Life Best with ProNutroFAIRLADY Consumer Awards announces Best Household Goods of 2014Masters award for Three Ships Premium Select 5 Year OldClover Mama Afrika Mamas create Shwe-Shwe Dresses

Mobile apps: driving adoption and benchmarking success

With more and more South Africans getting their hands on smartphones every day, local brands should be looking at a mobile-first strategy for digital engagement. READ MORE

BLOGS

FMCG companies need to re-examine channel roles and structures

Guest blog by Sane Mdlalose, associate consultant at Aperio, a business consulting company focused on accelerating growth of FMCG brands in South Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa. - READ MORE

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